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Think round! Google gives developers tips on designing apps for smartwatches

Getting developers onboard will be key for the future success of Android Wear, an analyst says.

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Google plans end-to-end encryption tool for additional email privacy

Google's response to government snooping continues, with a tool that will wrap email in a secure PGP wrapper until decrypted by the recipient.

Google writes a poem to herald Chromebooks in 9 new countries

The laptops are coming to New Zealand, Mexico and other countries, Google said Monday.

Google plans $1b-plus satellite fleet to bring Internet to remote corners of the world

180 small satellites are planned to be launched, the Wall Street Journal reported

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How Google's acquisition of Divide will help Android grow as a platform

Not only will the app help the platform play nice with companies, but it'll help Android evolve into a more mature mobile operating system.

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Report: Google to announce Android TV platform at Google I/O

Focused on interface and gaming, Google wants to win the living room not with a device, but a platform

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Google starts accepting 'right to be forgotten' requests in Europe

The company set up a page where people can submit their requests

Self-driving cars, medical wristbands, home automation, and oversharing

It's like Johnny Cab without the guy! Google's ride is here, and it's a cute little car. Plus we talk about Samsung's Simband, what an Apple entry into the home-automation market might mean, and Facebook's latest attempt to cut back on the oversharing. With guests Jason Cross and Leah Yamshon.

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Google unveils prototype self-driving car, without steering wheel or brakes

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The search giant wants to make 100 initial vehicles and start a pilot program with a cute clown car.

Tech giants team up to take on US Government gag orders

Google, Microsoft, Facebook, and Yahoo are working to end US government gag orders that prevent them from disclosing how many national security data requests they've received.