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Google Nexus 6P -- an impressive handset with nearly top-notch specs

Google’s new Nexus 6P big-screen handset is an impressive device, boasting nearly top-notch specifications. The cost of the Nexus 6P handset is $499 unlocked; and is thus comparatively much cheaper than the Apple iPhone 6S and the Samsung Galaxy S6 smartphones.

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Google Photos service hits major milestone --- 100 million monthly users

Google has announced that its 5-month old ‘Google Photos’ service has reached a noteworthy new milestone --- the unlimited photo and video storage service now has more than 100 million monthly active users.

Google had launched the Google Photos unlimited photo and video service in May... read more

Winner of 2015 ‘Doodle 4 Google’ contest will get $30,000 college scholarship

Google is kicking off its eighth annual ‘Doodle 4 Google’ contest for children. For the 2015 ‘Doodle 4 Google’ contest, Google is asking children in kindergarten through 12th grade to submit their doodles by December 7, 2015.

The participants in the 2015 ‘Doodle 4 Google’ contest will... read more

Google releases updated version of Waze navigation app for iOS

On Monday, tech giant Google rolled out a completely refreshed version of its popular Waze GPS app for the iOS platform.

The updated version of the Waze navigation app for iOS is Waze version 4.0; and it is now available on Apple’s iTunes Store. A comparable version of the Waze app for... read more

Google: More searches now exceed desktop searches, worldwide

During the course of a speech at the Recode Code Mobile event on Thursday, Google’s Amit Singhal – the company’s SVP of Search – said that Google is witnessing more search activity on mobile than on desktops, across the world.

The statement by Singhal is an apparent extension of an... read more

Quantcast: Google Chrome is dominant browser on Windows 10 in US

According to a report released by San Francisco-based Web traffic measurement company Quantcast on Monday, Google’s Chrome browser is the dominant browser on Microsoft’s new Windows 10 OS in the US.

The disclosure by Quantcast implies that Windows 10 users in the US apparently prefer to... read more

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The Russian anti-monopoly regulator has asked US-based Internet search giant Google to make some changes to its Android practices in the country.

In September, the Russian anti-monopoly regulator had found that Google is guilty of abusing its dominant Android market position in the... read more

Wave Systems Signs 7-Year Deal with Google, NASA and USRA

A Burnaby, Canada-based quantum computing company, D-Wave Systems, Inc. revealed on Monday that it has recently signed a contract with NASA, Google and the Universities Space Research Association (USRA) to supply its quantum computers.

The company will be supplying D-Wave’s quantum... read more

Google shares details about Google Play services 8.1 update

In the wake of the forthcoming launch of its new Android OS version called Android 6.0 'Marshmallow,' tech giant Google provided details about the new Google Play services 8.1 update on Thursday.

Detailing the new Google Play services 8.1 update, Google said that the update will give app... read more

Google and Boston Dynamics’ Latest Robot Training with Marine Corps

Ars Technica reported that Google and Boston Dynamics’ latest robot is undergoing its basic training with the US Marine Corps. The robotic dog has been recently recruited for field trials, it reported.

The hydraulic-articulated four legged robot named Spot was introduced earlier this year... read more

Russia’s FAS announces case against Google’s Android OS after complaint by Yandex

Russia’s anti-trust ruling body – the Federal Antimonopoly System (FAS) - has announced a case against Google's Android mobile operating system, after receiving a complaint from Yandex that Google has been abusing dominance in some of its services offered in the country.

However, no... read more

Google rolls out new Google Wallet for iOS app

Google has revealed in a Monday announcement that it has launched the new Google Wallet for iOS app.

The launch of the Google Wallet for iOS app comes nearly two weeks after the release of the new Google Wallet for Android app on September 10. That app was launched in coincidence with the... read more

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