Tech giants stage legal battle to keep Secret and Cryptic in Brazil

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The tools for anonymous confessions have been deemed illegal in the country but Google and Microsoft question the concept of anonymity and feasibility to meet Court demands.


Google Fiber gets a new boss: A former Qualcomm executive

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The former Qualcomm executive brings a wealth of experience, but Google reportedly wants his operational expertise in order to sign up even more cities to the high-speed Internet service.


Cheap Android One phones arrive in India, soon to come in Pakistan

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Google has promised to further penetrate into the markets where budget phones dominate and for that it has released Android One
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Google: Global government data demands up 150 percent in five years

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Demands for user data requests have more than doubled in five years, with the U.S. government leading pack in the global intelligence gathering race.


Google lures startups to cloud following with $100,000 credit

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Google is offering startups $100,000 in credit to turn to the firm’s cloud services — rather than rivals such as Amazon.


Apple CEO Tim Cook on secret products, Steve Jobs, IBM deal, Google rivalry, and the ‘screw ups’

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The usually tight-lipped chief executive of Apple opened up to PBS’ Charlie Rose in a two-part interview.


Google Cloud Platform sets up new global startup fund

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Google Drive, Apps retooled for blind and low-vision users

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Aimed primarily at education users, the internet giant collaborated with a number of experts on this project, including the National Federation of the Blind and the University of Michigan.


First Android apps available for Chromebook

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Google promised it would bring Android apps to the Chromebook, and the first apps are now available.


Google buys Lift Labs, maker of health tech for degenerative disease

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Lift Labs has developed a high-tech spoon to replace frustration with fun for those who combat tremors and find eating a difficult experience — and Google wants in.