The computer software makes common actions easier, such as letting users view two open windows at once with a split-view screen.
Potential tablet buyers are opting instead for alternative devices, and existing owners are hanging onto their tablets longer, according to research firm Gartner.
New figures shared by the tech giant show that Android's reach extends to almost 20 percent of the world's population.
The world's largest social network has pledged big-time support for this nascent technology but warns that VR may have small-time sales in the beginning.
Like European authorities, the US Federal Trade Commission has begun looking into how Google treats mobile apps that compete with its own, Bloomberg says.
The PC isn't dead, but, as computer makers Asus and Acer are discovering, it's increasingly unprofitable.
Big orders from its top client are propping up the Taiwanese company in an increasingly tough market.
Based on the number of preorders, Apple expects the new crop of iPhones to surpass last year's first-weekend numbers of 10 million units.
Okta receives a $75 million investment, the latest sign companies are scrambling for cybersecurity software that can prevent them from becoming the next Ashley Madison, Sony or Target.
The market researcher says this poses a serious problem for businesses, where bring-your-own-device options are commonplace.