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Google, Apple, Microsoft, Twitter and Facebook. Normally these companies are mortal enemies. But, when it comes to curbing government surveillance, they're all on the same page. They've joined forces to form the Reform Government Surveillance coalition. The group is calling the US Senate to pass t

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With the First Amendment behind it, Google is now free to put search results in whatever order it wants, according to a recent ruling by a US court in San Francisco. The company has been fighting to earn this right for years, but it wasn't until last week that a judge in the Bay Area decided to gr

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Google Keep has become a modest alternative to Evernote for those looking to keep their entire workflow within the confines of Mountain View's app arsenal. With today's update, the productivity software will allow you to share those idea boards and to-do lists amongst your cohorts so that everyone

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We owe a lot to Motorola and its team of inventors and engineers. The company made breakthroughs in portable radio and brought us one of the first-ever cellphones. It launched the flip phone, the clamshell and the wildly popular RAZR V3. There have been some ups and downs along the way, and the co

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The Association for Computing Machinery's A.M. Turing Award is often called the \"Nobel Prize of computing.\" Every year since 1966 it's been awarded to an accomplished computer scientist or engineer like Douglas Engelbart, the inventor of the computer mouse. But chances are you've never heard of th

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But what about Hangouts, you ask? Well, that application isn't going anywhere anytime soon, it would seem. Yet, Google isn't doing it any favors by outing a standalone version of Messenger, an app with very similar messaging features to the aforementioned. Messenger does come pre-installed on Andr

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It seems like we've been waiting forever, but Google has finally begun rolling out Android 5.0 Lollipop to Nexus devices. The search giant says that the Nexus 4, Nexus 5, Nexus 7 (2012 & 2013) and Nexus 10 are due to receive the new over-the-air update, joining the new Nexus 6 and Nexus 9 in r

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Since we first posted our buyer's guide this summer, one of the most awaited wearables, the Moto 360, was released and is now starting to encircle the wrists of Android users everywhere. While it did have some battery woes at launch, recent software updates have addressed the issue, keeping this d

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Which is easier to juggle on your daily commute: a small smartphone and tablet together, or a 6-inch phone that merges features from both? Consumers once leaned toward the former, but many have lately changed their minds. The so-called phablet has come a long way since Samsung came out with the fi

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