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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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Motorola Mobility shows off its mobile-development labs

Motorola opens up its new headquarters in downtown Chicago and demonstrates how a mobile device is created.

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HP Chromebook 14 hands-on video

We get to grips with the HP Chromebook 14, which comes in a range of colours, and packs an Nvidia Tegra K1 processor.

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Motorola COO: Moto phones aren't going away when Lenovo takes over

Top exec Rick Osterloh tells CNET that Lenovo will hang in there with Motorola's tactic of selling smartphones that undercut rivals on price. Plus: the allure of the Moto 360 smartwatch.

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Motorola pushes budget edge with $500 Moto X, $180 Moto G phones

The company also unveils the Moto Hint, a sleek Bluetooth earpiece accessory that costs $150.

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Parent payout: Google settles in-app purchase suit for $19M

The search giant is the latest big tech company to tangle with the Federal Trade Commission over children making unauthorized buys within apps.

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Google goes more Apple than ever in ad for rebranded mobile app

Company relaunches the app formerly known as Google Search with an ad that, for all the world, could have been made by Cupertino.

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Google's Megan Smith named new US technology chief

Smith, a former vice president at Google X, is heading to Washington to help the Obama administration navigate the terrain at the intersection of tech and government.

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Android Wear plans to get even smarter

Google is bringing Bluetooth, GPS and third party watch faces to their wearable platform. Plus, Google's Project Wing has delivery drones of their own.

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