Google touts that its new Maps Engine API can be used for virtually any kind of application, with business use cases ranging from health care to retail.
At its annual developers conference, CEO Jeff Lawson said the company's service is now available in 40 countries on six continents, optimized by a global system of distributed data centers.
New Sync service gives users a less expensive way to sync massive files.
Designed for small and midsize businesses, the three new subscription plans offer more features and flexibility than their predecessors, says the company.
The software lets Windows users tap into Apple's new iCloud Drive to save and retrieve documents, photos and other files.
It shows off a sensor-filled new Simband, its blueprint for future wearables, along with the 360-degree cameras of "Project Beyond" and much more.
Google will continue to offer Firebase's cloud-based synchronization service. It's a new step to making Google's tech foundation more compelling to programmers.
Microsoft takes steps toward delivering on its cross-platform device, app and data management with new Office 365 tools.
A few of the security cameras we've reviewed have come close to perfection, but we still think there's room for improvement.
Microsoft isn't going the Smartwatch 2.0 route with its rumored fitness band. Instead, the company has a more targeted and cloud-connected wearables game plan, sources say.