The service previously required users to be connected to the Web in order to take advantage of its features. That's changing "later this year."
Furthering its commitment to the Internet of Things, Google officially unveils the Brillo operating system.
Microsoft's smart assistant Cortana is expanding beyond Windows, Twitter's Periscope is rising on Android, and Amazon is getting crafty with competition for Etsy.
Corporation will "pursue mobile games aggressively."
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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announces the Messenger platform at the company's F8 conference in San Francisco. The new platform will let developers add content inside the service.
Finally, the photos app you've been waiting for.
The smartphone chips company also reveals plans for its next top-end mobile chip, the Snapdragon 820.
Soon you'll don a high-tech headset as easily as you reach for your controller. Watch for blockbuster launches in the year ahead that pave the way to the brave new virtual world. Facebook and Valve lead the charge.
With the introduction of the Brillo smart-home operating system at Google I/O, the race to anchor the Internet of Things is heating up.