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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

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Google trumpets extra encryption for Gmail, but stays mum on other apps

While touting an additional security layer to protect Gmail users against snooping, Google remains vague on its other apps.

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10 April Fools' tech gags so bizarre they might almost be true (but they aren't, sorry)

Most April Fools' Day jokes barely merit a groan, but these ten are worth a smile.

Bing adds context to people, places with 'snapshot' feature

Microsoft's new Bing tool shows results in a panel with related information from various sources.

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Report pegs Apple, Microsoft as some of the world's most popular brands

The PC wars may be all but forgotten, but the two heavyweights from that battle are still the tech industry's biggest brands, according to a new study.

French consumer group: Google, Facebook privacy policies are too hard to read

In a civil action, UFC-Que Choisir is asking the three social networks to make their user agreements clearer and fairer

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Google's Project Tango headed to International Space Station

The prototype smartphone will be used to help develop autonomous flying robots

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Google tightens HTTPS protections in Gmail in light of government snooping

Users are no longer given the option to turn off HTTPS