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Google Fit takes on HealthKit and Sami

Google Fit takes on HealthKit and Sami

Apple’s got HealthKit, and Samsung has Sami. Now, Google is set to launch Google Fit. Every one of these companies is aiming to create means and methods for applications to collect, share, and use data from wearable devices for health-related ...

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Google Buys Military Robot Maker Boston Dynamics

Google Buys Military Robot Maker Boston Dynamics

Google has added to its portfolio of robotics acquisitions by snapping up Boston Dynamics, according to The New York Times. The company has conceived research robots for the military and is renowned for its agile robots that have a firm ...

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Google Puts Waze Traffic Data on the Map

Google Puts Waze Traffic Data on the Map

Google on Tuesday announced that it is incorporating real-time traffic data from Waze into its popular Google Maps mobile application. “Users of Google Maps for Mobile will now benefit from real time incident reports from Waze users,” explained Brian McClendon, ...

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Google Wins Rare Privacy Victory in Europe

Google Wins Rare Privacy Victory in Europe

Google cannot be forced to delete sensitive information from its search index, a key advisor to the European Court of Justice said. The opinion, released by Niilo Jaaskinen, was prompted by a case in Spain claiming that Google should remove ...

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Google faces new federal antitrust probe

Google faces new federal antitrust probe

U.S. regulators are in the early stages of an antitrust probe into whether Google Inc, the top player in Web display advertising, breaks antitrust law in how it handles some advertising sales, a source told Reuters on Thursday. The source ...

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Google+ Photos Get the Pinterest Touch

Google+ Photos Get the Pinterest Touch

Continuing its revamp of the Google+ social network that began in March, Google announced on Wednesday the addition of 41 new features and a redesign of the service, which it claims has 190 million active users. The changes focus on ...

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Google Takes Maps to Next Level

Google Takes Maps to Next Level

Google Maps, already the de facto standard for online and mobile maps, is breaking new ground with added capabilities announced on Wednesday at the Google I/O Conference in San Francisco. Maps will get 3D views, speech recognition, enhanced voice search ...

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Google Tears Down the Storage Walls

Google Tears Down the Storage Walls

Google announced on Monday that it was consolidating the storage allowances for its various products. It will now provide 15 GB of free storage space for use across Drive, Gmail and Google+ Photos. Before, Google gave users 10 GB for ...

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Google Glass shipping now for some Explorers

Google Glass shipping now for some Explorers

Developers who put their name down for the prototype Explorer edition of Google Glass at last year’s I/O will be pleased to learn that the high-tech eyewear should be perched on the end of their schnozzle pretty darn soon. According ...

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