We don’t know how many of you out there have the Android M preview installed, but if you do, this could be our first public taste of what Google Now On Tap will do for us once Android 6.0 Marshmallow comes around. This is all wrapped inside an update to the Google app, version 5.3 for Android 4.4 or above.
You will need developer preview 3 to get Now on Tap to not crash on start and even then, you will have to deal with the developer previews being developer previews. Bug reports ahoy! But all you have to do to get more info on what’s on-screen is to hold the home [...]
Remember when Microsoft had to pay up for baking in its Microsoft Explorer web browser to Windows while failing to provide alternatives for users? Microsoft sure remembers having to spend more than €500 million to satisfy a fine issued by the European Commission. Indeed, Google has made some decisions with its Play Store policies that may or may not have blurred the line between promoting its own interest and discouraging competition. But the search giant now finds itself under penalty from Russia’s Federal Antimonopoly Service for a similar offense.