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Google On The Verge Of Android Wearables SDK Release
2014-03-11 09:10:14

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Google will release an Android software development kit (SDK) for wearable-computing devices by the end of the month, the company’s senior vice president, Sundar Pichai, announced over the weekend during the South by Southwest conference in Austin, Texas. Pichai, who runs Google’s Android and Chrome businesses, also discussed a wide variety of other topics during his hour-long talk, including how Google envisions its two...

Google Unveils KitKat And Nexus 5
2013-10-31 15:53:38

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Google handed out a double treat for Halloween today. On the company's official blog, Sundar Pichai, SVP of Android, Chrome and Apps posted news about KitKat and the Nexus 5 Android phone. KitKat is set to be the next version of the Android platform; the name surfaced back in September. The new Android platform, version 4.4, promises to be more engaging, smarter, and more immersive than current versions. The engagement level is...

Android Chief Talks About Facebook And Samsung
2013-05-13 14:14:01

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Google´s developer conference Google I/O kicks off this week, allowing developers from all over the globe to learn about the latest from Android, Chrome and other Google products. It will also mark the first I/O with Sundar Pichai at the helm of Android. Though he´s played critical roles at Google and Google I/O for years, he´s now the man in charge of the world´s most popular mobile operating system. His...

Surprise Shakeup At Google: Pichai To Replace Rubin As Android Chief
2013-03-14 04:50:10

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online In a surprising move, Google announced on Wednesday that it has replaced Android division chief Andy Rubin with Sundar Pichai, a nine-year Google veteran who works on the Chrome Web browser and operating system. "Going forward, Sundar Pichai will lead Android, in addition to his existing work with Chrome and Apps,” wrote Google´s Chief Executive Officer, Larry Page, in a blog post on Wednesday. “Sundar has a...

2011-03-30 09:00:00

PALO ALTO, Calif., March 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Jive Software today announced the appointments of Charles (Chuck) Robel, former Chairman of the Board of McAfee (now part of Intel), David DeWalt, President of McAfee, Jonathan Heiliger, VP of Technical Operations at Facebook and Sundar Pichai, VP of Product Management at Google to its Board of Directors. The new Board members bring to Jive unmatched experience in defining new markets, creating breakthrough technology, and building...

2010-12-08 06:35:00

Laptops running Google Inc.'s Chrome operating system are expected to hit the market next year, as the company gears up to challenge industry giants Microsoft Corp. and Apple Inc. in consumer and business computing. Google unveiled an unbranded Chrome-powered notebook on Tuesday as part of a pilot program to test a computing model that moves operating software onto the Internet "cloud." "For us, it is a long journey building a true cloud computing model," said Sundar Pichai, Google's vice...

2009-02-25 18:10:00

As the European Commission probes antitrust charges related to Microsoft's Internet Explorer browser, Google Inc. has spoken up."Google believes that the browser market is still largely uncompetitive, which holds back innovation for users," Sundar Pichai, Google vice president product manager, wrote in a blog post on Tuesday.Google's Chrome browser was introduced last year, and has take very little of the market share.The Internet company has teamed up with Mozilla foundation, producer of the...

2008-07-12 03:00:13

By Greenwood, Bill For Christopher Walton, senior director of products for Xl Technologies, Inc., the term "desktop search" is more than a little misleading. According to him, the future of this field stretches far beyond the insular world of a user's personal computer. Rather, it's in the clouds. "If you were to try to classify desktop search, I think the biggest thing, and I think where X1 really is a pioneer and an innovator, is in that belief that the desktop is a misnomer," he says....

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  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'