The company's Chrome browser and Drive storage app arrive for iPad and iPhones—and could perhaps woo business customers.
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IT Editor, Software & Hardware
I’m MIT Technology Review’s IT editor for hardware and software and enjoy a diverse diet of algorithms, Internet, and human-computer interaction with chips on the side. Working in our San Francisco office, I cover new ideas about what computers can do for us, whether they spring from tech giants, new startups, or academic labs.
My journey to the West Coast started in a small English town called Wantage and took in the University of Cambridge, Imperial College London, and five years writing and editing technology news coverage at New Scientist magazine.
Tom Simonite's Stories
For $1,500 software developers can buy one of Google's wearable computers to experiment with.
The ad and search company launches a seven-inch tablet, called the Nexus 7, centered on consuming media.
A cryptography pioneer offers a simple way to fight electronic surveillance.
Cue feeds on e-mail and social-networking accounts to highlight important events and update contacts automatically.
Data from 100,000 people's ratings and shared photos of 500,000 meals suggests mobile apps could nudge us toward healthier food choices.
Advocates say giving browsers a "Do Not Track" setting could mean more privacy for Web surfers. Opponents say it would be a disaster for online revenues. Which should you believe?
Three brains behind Google's failed collaboration service think your e-mail should work like a social network's news feed—and they might be right.
The Knowledge Graph is rapidly learning about the world. It promises to transform more than just search.
Laws haven't kept up with the company's ability to mine its users' data.