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Google has to face U.S. privacy suit over new user data policy

Only one part of the lawsuit was allowed to continue by a federal court in California

Chrome OS warms up to touchscreens with latest updates

Certain Chromebooks get pinch-to-zoom support and a touch-enabled window manager.

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9 things Google needs to fix in Android Wear immediately

Android Wear gets a lot right, but it's still rough around the edges.

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Under Google's warm embrace, robot maker reduces dependence on military

Boston Dynamics took $31 million in government funding last year, but this year it has had almost none.

Tech talks to Obama: Lighten up with the NSA

President Obama met with top tech executives to discuss issues with the healthcare website but NSA concerns dominated the discussions.

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Google reveals Athena, a Material Design-inspired revamp of Chrome OS

All we have is a single screenshot, but it raises some big questions.

Google reports strong sales growth in second quarter

Google’s core advertising business helped revenue jump by 22 percent from a year ago, even as the cost per click declined.

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Google reports a Q2 sales jump despite mixed ad results

While paid clicks rose, the cost per click dropped in the second quarter.

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Report: Google and Samsung are at odds over smartwatches

Apparently they're still squabbling over business, like the fact that Samsung is prioritizing its Tizen smartwatches over those running Android Wear.

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KitKat Android Upgrades Arrive: Is Your Device Included?

The KitKat rollouts have begun. Is your device on that list?

Chrome's been eating your laptop's battery for years, but Google promises to fix it

A fresh spotlight on an old issue with Chrome for Windows finally gets Google's attention.