While Google is expected to dive deeper into virtual reality and artificial intelligence, the core of its …

The Latest from Google’s software conference in California (all times PDT): 7:40 a.m. While virtual reality and artificial intelligence are expected to be big, the core of Google’s annual conference is its software — namely the Android system powering 80 percent of the world’s smartphones. Google’s three-day conference, called Google I/O, starts Wednesday in Mountain View, California. Google gives Android away for free to device makers. Google designs it to highlight its search engine, maps and other features, giving the company more opportunities to sell the digital ads that generate most of its revenue. The bias toward Google’s own services is now the subject of antitrust investigation by European regulators trying to determine whether the company is stifling competition in the increasingly important mobile market. Besides updates for the phone,…


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