October 2018

The Android Dev Summit app is live! Get ready for November 7-8

Posted by Matt Pearring, Associate Product Marketing Manager, Developer Marketing In just a week, we'll be kicking off Android Dev...

Discontinuing support for Android Nearby Notifications

Posted by Ritesh Nayak M, Product Manager Three years ago, we created Nearby Notifications as a way for Android users to discover apps...

Free training for Android developers - learn how to succeed on Google Play

Dan Lavelle, Head of Learning Operations, Google Play Having a great idea for an app or game is just the beginning. At Google Play, it&...

Google Play offline peer to peer installs beta

Posted by James Bender, Product Manager, Google Play In June we started adding security metadata to all apps and app updates to help ve...

Android Protected Confirmation: Taking transaction security to the next level

Posted by Janis Danisevskis, Information Security Engineer, Android Security In Android Pie, we introduced Android Protected Confirmat...

Playtime 2018: Helping you build better apps in a smaller bundle

Posted by Matt Henderson, Product Manager, Google Play Today we are kicking off Playtime, our annual global event series, hosting ove...

Building a Titan: Better security through a tiny chip

Posted by Nagendra Modadugu and Bill Richardson, Google Device Security Group At the Made by Google event last week, we talked about ...

Modern background execution in Android

Posted by Luiz Gustavo Martins, Partner Developer Advocate, Partner DevRel This is the third in a series of blog posts in which outli...

Get ready for #AndroidDevSummit, kicking off November 7!

In less than a month, we'll be kicking off Android Dev Summit 2018, broadcasting live from the Computer History Museum in Mountain ...

Introducing Oboe: A C++ library for low latency audio

Posted by Don Turner, Developer Advocate, Android Audio Framework This week we released the first production-ready version of Oboe -...

Control Flow Integrity in the Android kernel

Posted by Sami Tolvanen, Staff Software Engineer, Android Security Android's security model is enforced by the Linux kernel, which...

Providing a safe and secure experience for our users

Posted by Paul Bankhead, Director, Product Management, Google Play We focus relentlessly on security and privacy on the Google Play Sto...

Kotlin Momentum for Android and Beyond

Posted by James Lau ( @jmslau ), Product Manager Today marks the beginning of KotlinConf 2018 - the largest in-person gathering of the ...