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Google Chrome's experiment with killing URLs appears to be on hold

For several months, Google toyed with the idea of hiding full web addresses from users in Chrome. That idea appears to be on hold.

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Google pays $500 million to buy satellite maker Skybox Imaging

New geographic data could find its way into Google apps.

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Motorola debuts 64GB Moto X with a 'Try then buy' promo

Motorola has rolled out a 64GB flavor of the Moto X, but we're still waiting on that X+1.

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Leak suggests Google will soon unveil Nearby location tracking service

Service can let other people, places, and things know when you're around.

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Chromebooks get offline playback for Google Play Movies & TV

Users can now download movies and TV shows through Google's Chrome Web Store app.

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Google's search to shame sites that don't play well with phones

Google says that it will discourage users from clicking on sites that don't correctly process page requests from mobile phones.

Google reveals $1,000 Project Tango tablet for seeing in 3-D

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Developers can sign up to be notified of the upcoming sale of the $1,024 device

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What Europe's new 'right to be forgotten' online means

Would something like this ever happen in the U.S.? Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales doesn't think so.

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Google introduces 7-inch, Tegra K1-powered Project Tango developer kit

It’s also the first incarnation of NVIDIA’s quad-core mobile processor.

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Google's Chrome Gmail encryption extension hides NSA-jabbing Easter Egg

Google loves to hide jokes in its products and the company's upcoming end-to-end email encryption extension for Chrome is no exception.