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At Google I/O, expect smartwatches as Android spreads to new screens

The Moto 360 smartwatch could launch, and possibly a mobile health-tracking system

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Spec showdown: Motorola Moto E vs. Nokia X2

Both phones use Android, but they don't look the same

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Microsoft launches its first Android phone, the Windows Phone-like Nokia X2

It's still early days for the Microsoft-Nokia devices marriage, but for now Microsoft is continuing the Android-based X series.

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Yahoo launches Aviate app for a 'smarter' Android home screen

Aviate plays a role in Yahoo's efforts in contextual search

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Google opens Glass sales in the UK, for £1,000 a pop

The unit recognizes U.K. accents and the metric system, Google said

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Twitter keeps sending texts to recycled phone numbers, lawsuit says

A consumer who was hit with unwanted messages wants to start a class-action case

Android 4.4.4 fixes OpenSSL hijacking vulnerability

A new version of Android for Nexus devices is primarily a security update that patches the bundled OpenSSL library

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LinkedIn launches mobile job search iOS app

The app provides filtering tools, saved search and notifications

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Amazon names initial apps, lights 'fire' under developers

Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and Yelp are among the apps being developed for Fire, according to Amazon.

Report: Neither iOS nor Android inherently more secure than the other

Apple has an edge in a couple of areas, but there are still ways into its walled garden, Marble Security said.

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Parallels Access adds Android, iPhone, business remote-desktop access in new release

Parallels Access expands into the Android ecosystem with Parallels Access 2.0, which includes improved iOS file management and IT control over which devices tunnel into the network.

Microsoft's anti-Android patent trove revealed by Chinese government

Freely available documents describe 310 patents that Microsoft thinks it can use against Android vendors.

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Wall Street Beat: Upbeat PC news boosts confidence in tech

Intel shares hit 10-year high as reports on PCs, plus good news on smartphones and Internet advertising, generate optimism

Pinterest ramps up location search

The new tool is faster and better at predicting users' intentions, the company said.

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Samsung impresses with the light Galaxy Tab S 8.4

The tablet weighs 294 grams and has a Super AMOLED screen with a 2560 by 1600 pixel resolution