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How to switch from iPhone to Android in 4 easy steps, courtesy of Google's chairman

"Many of my iPhone friends are converting to Android," says Eric Schmidt, so he wrote a guide explaining how to migrate from Apple to the Android Army.

Security experts praise Google's tougher encryption

Google's faster-than-expected upgrade of all its SSL certificates to an RSA key length of 2048 bits will make cracking connections to the company's services more difficult without affecting performance, experts say.

Wireless charging pads for Google Nexus devices now available

Sick of dealing with charging cables? You're in luck. You can now cut the cord with the new Wireless Charger for the Google Nexus.

Google Apps admins get more control over Hangouts

Google Apps now offers administrators more IT controls over Hangouts, the communications tool that includes IM, audio chats and video conferencing.

Google rival says proposal to avoid an EU antitrust fine make matters worse

The leading complainant against Google in a European Union competition case said Friday that the search giant’s proposed solutions will “entrench, extend, and escalate its abusive practices”.

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'Encrypt everything:' Google's answer to government surveillance is catching on

And the Giants of the Web seems to agree in the wake of recent NSA spying revelations. Lock it all down!

Microsoft Store now selling snarky anti-Google 'Scroogled' mugs and T-shirts

"Keep calm while we steal your data!" the gear cries, below a Chrome logo. Keep it classy, Microsoft.

Google building fiber networks in Africa through Project Link

Google has kicked off a project to build high-speed fiber-optic networks in parts of the world that lack fast broadband connections, starting with the Ugandan capital, Kampala.

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Google makes end run around ISIS with new Google Wallet debit card

Remember when the carriers wouldn't allow Google Wallet on their phones? Since Google has already set up a payments infrastructure, it may as well use it for something.

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Google kills Magazines and Currents so that Newsstand may live

The new app is Mountain View's attempt to make buying digital magazine subscriptions more of a thing than it is.

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