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Google Rickrolls Android enthusiasts in YouTube app update

Hey, is that code related to the long-rumored YouTube subscription service? NOPE.

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Google Search starts penalizing websites that don't use encryption

The move is intended to promote better security practices across the Web

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Google acquires Emu texting and virtual assistant app

The app adds scheduling and location functionality to text messaging

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Hong Kong tycoon can sue Google over autocomplete feature, court rules

Albert Yeung has been demanding Google remove suggested search terms connecting his name to Hong Kong's triads

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How Google handles child pornography in Gmail, search

Google says that it will match images of child pornography against a digital database of illegal images that the company itself compiles. Microsoft, for its part, already does this.

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Google Search: 5 of the most useful instant answers

Google isn't just a search engine it's also an answer machine. Here are five key queries you may find helpful on a day-to-day basis.

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Report: Google will enable you to spice up a custom case for your Nexus 5

The Nexus devices are normally boring and black, but an upcoming feature will let you decorate it with your favorite selfie.

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Mysterious Google Barge headed for the scrap heap

After teasing us for months, Google appears to have scrapped its mysterious barge technology showcases.

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People are twisting facts in requests to be forgotten, Google says

Some requests are being made with 'false and inaccurate information,' Google says

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64-bit Google Chrome browser moves into beta

A 64-bit version of Chrome inches closer to release status as Google releases it in beta form.