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Battle of the digital assistants: Windows Phone Cortana vs Google Now vs Siri

Even in beta, Microsoft's Cortana digital assistant has an impressive amount to say for itself. But is it enough to keep up?

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Aereo getting Chromecast support on May 29

The cloud antenna/DVR service is adding another way to send its streaming video to your TV: Google's handy Chromecast stick.

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Google amps up fight against malicious apps with enhanced Android security

A small number of people could see warnings with the new system, Google said.

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Healing Heartbleed: LastPass offers automated checker, major sites admit vulnerability

As the list of major sites hit by Heartbleed grows, LastPass is helping its users figure out which accounts need password changes.

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Google shows more love for robots with Savioke investment

The California startup aims at producing service robots for hospitals and other environments

Google protests Turkish YouTube ban

The Turkish government reversed an earlier decision to reinstate YouTube access after blocking the service last month.

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Google's Project Loon balloon goes around the world in 22 days

Jules Verne would be impressed, but it's only one step toward an attempt to provide Internet access to remote areas.

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Report: Android TV shows Google hasn't given up on set-up boxes

OK, so Google TV never took off. Enter Android TV, a new set-up box interface according to leaked documents.

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"A disruptive force": 2.1 million Chromebooks shipped in 2013, says ABI Research

It's not a huge number, but enough to keep PC makers interested.

Google says snagging data over unsecured Wi-Fi isn't illegal, goes to Supreme Court

Google claims that its collection of data from unencrypted Wi-Fi networks was legal