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Google might be looking in to making its own processors

Google could potentially be planning to make its own processors in the future it seems. This news comes by the way of a new job listing, seeking a ‘multimedia chip architect’, which means the company may follow in the footsteps of Apple and Samsung and begin designing its own chips …

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Yahoo inks deal with Google to prop up earnings slip

Yahoo announced late yesterday that it had signed a search advertising deal with Google, further enhancing an already existing deal with Microsoft, so that now Yahoo will earn a portion of revenue from adverts displayed in the trio of search engines from all companies. It’s hoped that this will help …

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Court orders Google to expose eBook pirate

Media companies are constantly trying to gain access to user information in their fight against online pirates and from time to time, courts do sympathize with them. This week, a Dutch court has ordered Google to hand over the personal details of a user who put pirated eBooks up on …

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Self-driving taxis will begin trials in Japan next year

While Google has made excellent progress with its self-driving car over the last few years, it seems that Japan is swiftly catching up, as trials of the ‘Robot Taxi’ are set to begin in the country next year. These will be entirely automatic, self-driving taxis, picking customers up and driving …

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Google and Microsoft call a truce on in-progress lawsuits

Google and Microsoft have called a truce on their legal battles in the US and Germany, spanning across many lawsuits all in regards to certain patents and royalties- perhaps Apple and Samsung could find some inspiration here. Some of the lawsuits concerned Xbox technology, while others were related to mobile …

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Google Nexus 5X and Nexus 6P priced in UK

Google just officially announced the new LG Nexus 5X and Huawei’s Nexus6P. The announcement pretty much confirmed the leaks and rumours that have been circulating for the last few months and now, we have UK pricing and a release window. The new Nexus devices are already up for pre-order on …

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Android 6.0 Marshmallow will launch next week

Google just announced the new Nexus 5 and Nexus 6 smartphones last night so as you would expect, this also means that the latest version of Android will be available very soon. Google announced Android 6.0 Marshmallow earlier this year with a slew of new features, since then it has …

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Google officially announced the Nexus 5X

After months of leaks and rumours, Google has officially unveiled its new Nexus smartphones, the first of which is the new LG Nexus 5, featuring the classic bang for buck business model that the brand was previously known for before last year’s Nexus 6. What have we learned from the …

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Google’s new Nexus devices may be priced much lower

Last year, Google made a mistake. The company took a step away from what everyone knew and loved about the Nexus line of smartphones, opting to launch a massive 5.7-inch Nexus 6 at a premium flagship price. This was a new direction, as previous Nexus smartphones had been on the …

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The US is investigating Google for anti-competitive behaviour

Google is going to be fighting anti-trust legal battles on both sides of the Atlantic, as the FTC and US Justice Department have launched an official investigation in to Google’s business practises with Android, similar to the one European Commission conducted over the last year. US regulators have apparently decided …

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Android 6.0 Marshmallow to launch very soon

Google has been tinkering and wrapping things up with Android 6.0 Marshmallow for a few months now. Throughout the year, developers have had access to preview test builds but the official roll out has yet to begin. Right now, Google is expected to announce the new LG Nexus 5 and …

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Apple wants its electric car to be ready by 2019

Apparently Apple is ramping up its efforts to create its own electric car. The company has been rumoured to be working on its own car for a while now and the latest stirrings seem to point towards Apple dedicating employees and resources to the project in order to have it …

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Google seems to be preparing a Chromecast 2

It looks like Google is preparing to return to the Chromecast soon, with a newly revised dongle, featuring a new design and faster components. The new rumours come from leaked documents, which talk about different colour options, improve WiFi performance and something called ‘Fast Play’, which will be a new …

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Google doesn’t want to become a car manufacturer

Google has been working on its own self-driving car for quite some time now. In-fact, the vehicles recently made it out in to the public for testing. However, despite all of this effort that the company is putting in to its own self-driving car, Google doesn’t actually want to make …

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Google is launching Android Pay today

Google has been preparing its second attempt at breaking in to mobile payments following the success and adoption of Apple Pay. Google’s new implementation is called ‘Android Pay’ and it is launching today in the US, with support for phones running Android 4.4 KitKat and above. The new app will …

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We may have the Nexus 5 release date

The Nexus 5 is on the way, with an announcement reportedly pencilled in for the end of this month. We have already heard plenty about Google and LG’s latest collaboration and now, it looks like we may have a release date as well. We are expecting the new Nexus announcement …

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Here is another look at the Nexus 5

Right now, all signs are pointing towards an end of September reveal date for Google’s latest batch of Nexus devices, with one of them being a brand new Nexus 5 from LG, sporting Android Marshmallow. While some fairly blurry images of the device have surfaced previously, we now have a …

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Tech giants to pay out $415 million in poaching lawsuit

A US District Judge today approved a $415 million settlement in the no-poaching lawsuit levied at several massive tech companies, including Google, Apple and Intel. The class action lawsuit came about after it was discovered that several massive tech companies agreed to not poach employees from one another, which in …

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New rumours point towards Nexus 5 specifications

Following Google’s flop with the Nexus 6 last year, the company has decided to bring LG back on board for 2015 with a brand new Nexus 5. We have been hearing rumours about it for some time, with many pointing towards, looks, features and hardware specifications. The latest to come …

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