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Europe to Google: Here's how we want you to protect user privacy

Europe is now trying to tell Google how best to handle the privacy of its users.<p>For years, the search giant has been tussling with European privacy regulators over how it collects and stores the data of its users. In 2012, Google got into trouble after it said it planned to revamp its privacy …

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Texting on Google Glass is just as dangerous as on a phone

You'd think hands-free texting on Google Glass while driving would be a lot safer, but apparently, that's not the case. A team of University of Central Florida researchers got 40 subjects in their 20s to drive a simulator while texting a math problem using voice transcription on Google Glass. In …

Google has poached an expert scientist to build a quantum computer

John Martinis and his team join the Quantum Artificial Intelligence Lab<p>Google has hired a team of quantum computing experts from University of California Santa Barbara as part of a drive to design and build new quantum processors based on superconducting electronics. Noted physicist John Martinis …

​Google tests password generator in Chrome browser

As the entire Internet struggles to build a better password, Google has built a password generator of its own into an experimental version of the Chrome browser.<p>The feature has been an option in Chrome since 2012, but on Thursday Google gave it some long-overdue attention with a new interface in …

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We May Find Out What The Real Name for Android L Soon

Earlier this year, Google revealed the next version of its operating system dubbed as Android L, but they didn’t officially reveal what “L” stands …

5 Million Gmail Passwords Leak, Google Says No Compromise

Approximately 4.93 million Gmail usernames and passwords were published to a Russian Bitcoin forum on Tuesday, as first reported by Russian website CNews. That’s the bad news. The good news is that this leak doesn’t seem as massive upon further inspection.<p>First off, we got in touch with Google …

Android One: Google's push to rule the smartphone world

"The expectation of the user has changed, in terms of what they consider a feature-rich phone -- and what they are willing to pay for it."<p>Anand Chandrasekaran, Chief Product Officer, Bharti Airtel

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Google Play Store 5.0 Redesign Leaked

Google is expected to roll out its latest Android mobile operating system which is currently referred to as Android L within the next few weeks and …

Google’s Android Silver Program Put On Hold (Rumor)

We have been hearing about Google’s Android Silver program for a while now, the program is said to include high end Android smartphones from a range …

This Is What Having An iPhone 6 Plus Is Actually Like

You get asked "OMG is that an iPhone 6 Plus?" approximately 4647 times.

iOS 8 review

Apple has become a different company this year. It’s undergone major personnel changes, promised to be a more open and friendly company, and released two new iPhones that are clear responses to consumer demand.<p>A year ago, Apple released the most dramatic visual revision to iOS since the launch of …

Motorola Moto X Pure Edition (unlocked) review: Customization champ, but middle-of-the-pack phablet overall - CNET

<b>The Good</b> The Motorola Moto X Pure Edition lets you pick your design. It also has expandable storage, loud front speakers and charges quickly.<p><b>The Bad</b> The handset's bigger size may be unwieldy for some, its battery life is just average and it's hitting a market increasingly crowded with more …

The best Android Wear apps

Wear Mini Launcher<p>While Android Wear is great at showing you notifications and useful info right when you need it, it falls a little short when it …

Larry Page wants a Google 2.0 that will build cities and airports, report says

The world's got problems and the Google CEO is searching for solutions<p>As if self-driving cars, balloon-carried internet, or <i>the eradication of death</i> weren't ambitious enough projects, Google CEO Larry Page has apparently been working behind the scenes to set up even bolder tasks for his company. <i>The</i> …