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Google's Plan: Android Wearable Computers for Everyone

Google is launching an "Android Wear" project to expand the world of wearable computing for consumers, starting with developer tools for Android smartwatches.

Google: 900K Android Activations a Day

A rumor prompts Google's Andy Rubin to disclose Android's enviable rate of adoption.

Google Acquires Quickoffice, Sets Stage for BYOD Showdown

Google snaps up the Office-friendly app maker as Microsoft works to bring its productivity software to tablets.

Google Updates Chrome OS with New Hardware and Software

Chromebox joins Chromebooks as Google expands open source operating system vision

Review Roundup of Latest Chromebook From Google, Samsung

Google's latest Chromebook gets mixed reviews from USA Today, CNET, Engadget and others.

Google Tablet Rumored To Be Announced June 27

Google is rumored to be coming out with a Nexus tablet in July for $200.

Google Closes Motorola Mobility Deal

$12.5 Billion acquisition is now official.

Android Under Fire In The News

Google’s mobile operating system has been hit with some bad news lately, from ads that drain batteries to malware concerns.

Google Announces Chrome for Android Beta

After nearly four years, Google announces a version of Chrome for Android devices. But there's a catch.

Google Bolsters Android Security

Google formally announces Bouncer, a service that automatically checks to ensure that apps uploaded to the Android Market aren’t malicious.

Apple iPhone Sales Nearly Tied with Android

Nielsen Mobile survey shows iPhone sales are catching up to Android. Meanwhile, Apple cofounder talks about how Android phones outperform iPhones.

The Dirty Dozen Smartphones: Why IT Admins Should Care

Security firm Bit9 says a majority of smartphones are running out-of-date and insecure operating systems that present a threat to critical business data. It has created a list of 12 of the most vulnerable smartphones. Guess who dominates the list?

Gmail iPhone App Debuts, Gets Yanked

Google released its Gmail app to the iOS App Store on Wednesday. But shortly after the app appeared in the App Store, it vanished. What gives?

Siri Fetches Beer, Threatens Google

Apple's virtual personal assistant can create reminders, alarms, and text messages and look up information on the web. Siri can also open a can of beer and might even be Google's undoing. 

Nortel Patents sold for $4.5 Billion

Google loses out as Apple, EMC, Ericsson, Microsoft, Research In Motion and Sony win patent auction.

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