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iPhone 6 Plus could be hard to find on launch day

Based on record preorders, finding Apple's new 5.5-inch iPhone may be a challenge on launch day. Also, Microsoft builds a new world for Minecraft, and Google launches an affordable Android phone for developing countries.

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Google to buy slice of eBay? Unlikely, says analyst

A rumor popped up late last week that Google is eyeing a 40 percent stake in eBay. But analyst Gene Munster doesn't see such a deal in the cards.

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Google has partnered with handset makers Micromax, Karbonn and Spice to bring phones that cost less than $100 to India.

Android One: Google's push to rule the smartphone world

The search giant is aiming to bring phones that cost less than $100 to "the next five billion" in the emerging markets. First stop: India.

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Use Google's new panel in security settings to keep your account safe

The settings aren't new, but the wizard-like presentation is a new addition. It walks you through five important security settings for your Google account.

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Renganathan Ramamoorthy, the Chrome team product manager who oversees VP9 work, speaks at Google headquarters..

Google's Web-video ambitions bump into hard reality

The company's technical prowess and free VP9 licensing haven't been enough to dent the fortunes of rival compression format HEVC. But Google's already moving on to VP10.

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Google buys polling startup Polar to bolster Google+

Search giant adds to the team working on its social network. That includes the startup's founder, who wrote the book "Mobile First," which has become a Silicon Valley mantra.

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Chromebooks land first batch of Android apps

You may not have known that you wanted Android apps to run on Chrome OS, but Google thinks they should. The first four Android apps for Chromebooks are now available.

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Is Apple's iPhone 6 just Google's Nexus 4?

A graphic wandering around Twitter suggests Androiders had an iPhone 6 two years ago. Can this be true?

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KitKat now flavors a quarter of all Android devices

But the latest version of Android is still far behind Jelly Bean, which reigns on more than half of all devices recorded.

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Google buys Lift Labs, maker of spoon for Parkinson's tremors

The search giant takes another step into biotech, snapping up a device maker focused on neurodegenerative diseases.

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Moto G: Motorola's surprise hit, honed at knifepoint

While cheaper and less powerful than the Moto X, the Moto G is more critical to getting consumers back on the Motorola bandwagon, particularly in the world's fastest growing markets.

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An inside look at how Motorola makes mobile devices

Motorola threw open the doors to its new downtown Chicago headquarters, offering a peek at everything from its 3D printers to mock-ups of the Moto 360 smartwatch.

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