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Google finds CDC data, not you, is better at tracking flu

Data from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention will be used from the current flu season

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Google 'Copresence' could be a cross-platform AirDrop rival

Google may be getting ready to put its Bump acquisition to good use with Copresence, a service for trading files between devices.

Make Chrome's New Tab page beautiful and more productive with these extensions

Tired of looking at the default new tab page in Chrome? Try these three extensions to spruce up their look.

Android creator Andy Rubin leaving Google

He was in charge of Google's robotics efforts, but now strikes out to parts unknown.

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Google's DeepMind AI project apes human memory and programming skills

Neural Turing Machines attempt to emulate the brain's short-term memory

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Google's new Fit app plays well with Strava, Runkeeper and others

Fit tracks physical activity and serves as a hub for other health apps

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Android devs: Google urges you (once again) to suit up apps for Material Design

Googles published a hearty list of last-minute guidelines, just as a reminder of what its new interface aesthetic stands for.

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Google makes a strategic move, crowns Sundar Pichai as head of product at Google

The move adds credence to Android's new motto: "Be together. Not the same."

Chromebook shipments skyrocket as Microsoft unleashes counterattack

Chromebooks may not ship in the numbers that Windows PCs do, but the popularity of laptops running Chrome OS is growing fast.

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Zoho nips at Google Inbox's heels with its own email filtering app, Inbox Insights

The smaller, scrappier productivity company showed a similar product called Inbox Insights in August. In the wake of Google Inbox, the company says it will continue developing its competing solution.