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Google buys 'smart' spoon maker Lift Labs

Lift Labs makes a mechanical spoon for people with neurodegenerative diseases.

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Five million Gmail addresses and passwords dumped online

The data was not likely stolen from Google, but from other websites, researchers said

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How to ditch Google for more privacy and fewer ads

Tired of targeted ads? Protect your user data with these alternatives to Google, Gmail, Chrome, and Google Drive.

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Google adding GPS, offline music playback to Android Wear smartwatches

The software update will hit a range of devices in the coming months, Google said

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Google to pay $19 million to refund kids' in-app purchases

Some children were able to run up hundreds of dollars in in-app purchases, the FTC said.

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White House names Google veteran as CTO

Smith will focus on promoting technology in the government and across the U.S.

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At IFA, Microsoft counters Chromebooks, Android with dirt-cheap Windows devices

The new era of dirt-cheap Windows PCs and tablets is here after months of preparation.

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Google to build quantum computing processors

Google will work with UC Santa Barbara to push quantum computing forward

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Two Google scheduling tricks to keep you organized in the fall

The fall is always a big period of adjustment. These two tools baked into Google can help by keeping your academic, professional and home lives organized.

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Google teases September 15 announcement, likely Android One launch

The event in India may signal the launch of the company's effort to get Android phones in the hands of developing nations.

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