The companies didn't announce the transaction until yesterday, despite it taking place in the third quarter of 2012.
The handset maker will bring its flagship G3 UX to a wide range of smartphones and tablets later this year.
The upcoming "L" version of Android version brings a new user interface, and Google's Web apps will adopt it, too. It's one of many new Android features Google showed at its Google I/O show.
The technology may not actually come to future versions, given the "flatter" design in Apple's latest OS X effort, Yosemite.
The current "directory tile" ad experiment shows only for new Firefox users. A new "enhanced tile" program to launch soon will mean existing users can see some ads, too.
Augmented reality software designer Metaio has created a system that uses thermal imaging to create a touch interface on any object.
In addition to commanding your home theater, Logitech's updated Harmony Ultimate Home and Home Control remotes can now interface with lots of connected-home devices thanks to a slick software overhaul.
Following its official launch Wednesday, Apple's new mobile OS has already shot up the ranks, according to mobile analytics firm Mixpanel.
If Facebook is just too plebeian for your tastes, then whip out your credit card and head over to Netropolitan, a social network for the wealthy.
The exec, who clashed with Apple while at Adobe, now runs the team working on wearable software at Apple -- a vital role as the company expands into a new business.