Encryption has been optional since 2011, but Android L, due out later this year, will include activation procedures for automatic encryption.
CNET reporter Daniel Terdiman travels to Europe for his annual Road Trip adventure. This year, he'll check out the coolest technology, aviation, and cyber-sights the Old World has to offer.
Since Google's co-founder took charge in 2011, he's had the search giant thinking bigger than ever. What to expect at Google I/O this week? Even if it's nothing mind-blowing, it's all according to plan.
The Chrysler 200 Touring improves quite a bit on its predecessor, the Sebring, but its cabin quality and tech options still fall short of what we'd consider entry-level luxury.
That's according to an e-mail he sent to employees in 2010 that included "2011: Holy War with Google" as a talking point for an upcoming meeting.
The 2011 Nissan Leaf is a perfect car for many commuters in urban or suburban areas with access to a garage, significantly reducing the everyday cost of transportation, but it's completely impractical for those with longer commutes.
The 2011 Lincoln MKX is a vehicle that shows a good deal of potential as a tech car, but its MyLincoln Touch cabin tech suite feels unfinished. Wait for news of a software update.
Sen. Edward Markey sends a letter to the Federal Trade Commission asking whether Google's upcoming changes to its Terms of Service violate a 2011 privacy settlement over its scrapped Buzz service.
The 2011 Audi A8 is an exceptional luxury sedan, with top-of-the-line infotainment and driver assistance features and performance tech that makes it handle like a sports car.
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Eric Schmidt met with the WikiLeaks founder for five hours in 2011 for material for a book expected to be released next week.
Bedier left eBay's PayPal in 2011 to take over the mobile payments initiative -- a move that lead to allegations of trade-secret theft.