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Android phones will now come with fewer pre-installed apps

Freedom from bloatware<p>Android users will soon be getting a little less bloatware on their phones. <i>Android Central</i> reports that Google has relaxed its requirements about which apps have to be permanently installed, which means apps like Google+, Google Play Games, Google Play Books, and Google …

Black box recovered from 'totally destroyed' Indonesian plane, official says

An Indonesian passenger plane that went missing two days ago was destroyed when it slammed into a mountain, killing all 54 people on board, the country's top rescue official said.<p>Rescuers only reached the crash site Tuesday after being hindered by rugged, forested terrain and bad weather.<p>"The plane …

Airplanes

Google’s Next Version Of Android Is Called “Marshmallow”

Google has made it a thing to name its Android OS versions after food. Letter by letter in the alphabet (har har). But not just any food — food that’s really bad for you. This version, which has been called “M” until now, had its name unveiled today….<p>The new “marshmallow” statue was unveiled today …

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The 9 countries with the most entrepreneurship

In the UK and the US, entrepreneurs are associated with startups. But in some countries, becoming self-employed is a necessity rather than a dream. You have to make your own opportunities when there are not many jobs available.<p>According to research by the UK-based business-networking group Approved …

China proceeds with building artificial islands on reefs claimed by Philippines

Despite Beijing saying some work would end soon, construction continues in an increasingly tense territorial dispute near Subi Reef<p>China is pressing ahead with the construction of artificial islands on at least two reefs also claimed by the Philippines in an increasingly tense territorial dispute, …

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With Project Vault, Google wants to make you the password

“Passwords suck”. Google’s Regina Duggan said as much on-stage this morning at an ATAP session at Google I/O. We’ve got plenty of ways to manage passwords, but ATAP wants to turn your device use into the password with Project Vault.<p>ATAP wants to trade “human cycles for machine cycles”. Sounds …

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