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Google fixes Chrome vulnerabilities exploited at Pwn2Own contest

New versions of Chrome for Windows, Mac, Linux and Android patch a full sandbox escape vulnerability.

ISIS phone

Hands On: ISIS tap-and-pay phone tech isn't worth the hassle

Two years ago, AT&T, Verizon, and T-Mobile blocked Google Wallet. But the carriers' answer -- ISIS -- is just a more annoying attempt at pay by phone.


Judge dismisses Authors Guild case against Google Books

U.S. District Judge Denny Chin said in his ruling that Google Books provides a new and efficient way for readers and researchers to find books.

Legal ruling

Google slams U.S. government in latest transparency report

Google's numbers show the U.S. government is the nosiest in the world, but it's the data that Google can't disclose that has the company lawyering up.

Google Now update adds RSS-style Cards, Waze traffic reports, and more

An update to Android's Google Search app has added some handy-dandy new features to Google Now.


Motorola turns to the Moto G's price to reserve its smartphone fortunes

Google-owned Motorola Mobility is setting its sights on worldwide adoption of the Moto G, which has a 4.5-inch screen and is priced from US$179 without a contract.

Google Images under fire in new EU antitrust complaint

A coalition of photographers and picture agencies submitted a formal antitrust complaint to the European Commission, alleging Google uses images without the rights holders' consent.


Google silences noisy tabs in latest Chrome beta

We've all been there: you have a 20 or so open tabs in Chrome, and something is playing an annoying audio ad. But which one?


Google wants tattoos to act as smartphone microphones

Such a tattoo could include an embedded microphone as well as a transceiver for enabling wireless communications with a nearby smartphone.


Google Cloud Endpoints

Google extends App Engine for mobile-app back end

Google releases Google Cloud Endpoints -- a new collection of hosted tools and libraries for ramping up and running supporting infrastructure for Android and iOS mobile apps -- that uses the tools in Google App Engine.