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Google launches stand-alone Docs, Sheets, and Slides apps

After bringing its Google Apps apps into its Drive cloud storage, Google has decided to separate them again.

on greenbot.com

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Google Drive presentations gain Chromecast support

Forget the living room: Google's cheap wonder-dongle now fits into school rooms and offices, too.

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Google shows homegrown server with IBM Power chip

Google is showing off a Power8 motherboard at an IBM show in Las Vegas Monday

Google shows off the street smarts of its self-driving cars

Forget freewways: Google's self-driving cars are being tested on the raucous and rowdy city streets.

on techhive.com

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Google's mulling Wi-Fi for cities with Google Fiber

Cities getting gigabit-speed fiber Internet could also gain Wi-Fi networks

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Google, Apple, Adobe and Intel agree to settle Silicon Valley hiring case

The class-action suit accused companies of entering into secret agreements not to hire workers.

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Vic Gundotra, Senior VP of Google+, exits stage left

He leaves no word on where he's headed next.

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In Heartbleed's wake, tech titans launch fund for crucial open-source projects

The Heartbleed bug was a wake-up call for the tech world: major companies benefiting from open source projects like OpenSSL are better off paying a pittance to support their development.

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New Google Street View feature lets you time-travel to images past

Remember when? Google's Street View cars traverse the world, sometimes taking new pictures of places they've been before. Now you can see what they saw the last time they visited.

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Google's new, highly targeted app ads react to how you use Android apps

Google has a new advertising program that lets advertisers target you based on the apps you use, how often you use them, and the types of in-app purchases you make.