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These 12 Android apps won the 2017 Google Play Awards

These are the twelve Android apps that Google saw fit to honor in 2017.

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Here's how Google is preparing Android for the AI-laden future

The future of Android will be a lot smarter, thanks to new programming tools that Google unveiled on Wednesday.

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Facebook fined €110 million for misleading European Commission over merger

Facebook must pay a €110 million (US$123 million) for misleading the European Commission during an investigation of its takeover of WhatsApp.

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The Google I/O 12 biggest reveals: Android O, Google Assistant, standalone Daydream VR headsets, and more

Here's everything revealed at Google's I/O 2017 keynote, from new Android O features to Google Home updates and standalone Daydream VR headsets.

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Google's Smart Reply for Gmail may make automated replies sound less canned

Google is making it easier for people to dash off a quick email reply from Gmail on their smartphones using contextually-aware, computer-generated responses via the app for iOS and Android.

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Anker's wireless Qi charger is on sale for a ridiculous $8

It was already well below $20. Now the Anker PowerTouch 5 is under $10 at Amazon.

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Lyft riders may get early taste of self-driving tech from Google's Waymo

Cars driving for ride-hailing service Lyft may soon sport lidar sensors alongside the pink logo and Amp dash display.

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Sam's Club has the iPad on sale for up to $71 off

The deal is just for Wi-Fi-only iPads, but it's a nice last-minute option if you're still on the hunt for a Mother's Day gift.

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Microsoft's new mobile app enables Windows developers to test on iOS

Mobile developers building apps for iOS and Android have some new tools from Microsoft designed to make their lives easier. On Thursday, the company unveiled a series of apps and services, including one that’s designed to let Windows-based developers test iOS apps from their PCs.

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B&H Photo and Video is offering Sony's Xperia X for just $250

The Sony Xperia X is a mid-range phone that's finally available at a suitable price.

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Conservative group takes credit for anti-net neutrality comments

A conservative group took credit for a barrage of anti-net neutrality comments posted on the U.S. Federal Communications Commission's website this week, but it denied generating fake activism.

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Amid fight with Apple, Imagination's Series8XT GPU faces challenges

The graphics processor in Apple's upcoming iPhone could have been based on Imagination's new PowerVR Series8XT GT8525. Instead, the two vendors are locked in an open battle, and Imagination is threatening legal action against Apple, which is developing a homegrown GPU.

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Bot-generated comments swamp FCC, urging overturn of net neutrality

An apparent bot-generated campaign has posted more than 83,400 comments on the U.S. Federal Communications Commission's website supporting the agency chairman's plan to gut net neutrality rules.

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T-Mobile quietly kills 'Free Data for Life' giveaway for new tablets

T-Mobile's free data for life program gives tablet users 200MB of free data every month, but it's coming to an end after 3.5 years.

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Qualcomm's new chips bring handy features to low-cost Android phones

Low-cost smartphones like the Moto G5 introduced a few months ago are now shipping with Qualcomm chips that will soon be outdated.