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Google is integrating Google Now with Chrome through the New Tab page

Google is integrating Google Now with Chrome in the form of a Google Now-powered New Tab page in the Android version of the web browser. The new feature can be found in the developer version of Chrome, but should come to the consumer…

It's almost time: August 31 Asus event may bring us the round Zenwatch 3

After two models with a distinctive rectangular screen, Asus may switch to a circular screen for the Zenwatch 3, according to early rumors. Here's what we think we know about the new smartwatch.

Nokia returns: Four new Nokia Android phones are expected by the end of the year

Anyone excitedly looking forward to a pair of new Nokia devices this year will be pleased with a new report that says we may see four new devices instead. The launches aren't final yet though, and may be pushed until 2017.

Google Apps for Education update will let parents see students' report cards

A big summer update for Google Apps for Education includes a bevy of new features including student progress reports, annotations, improvements to Google Classroom and Cast for Education, and more.

Meizu's next phone looks like a Samsung Note 7 merged with an iPhone

Chinese smartphone manufacturer Meizu is going to announce a new device on Sept. 3, and it's likely the Meizu Pro 6 Plus. From leaked renders so far, it looks like a blend of the iPhone and Samsung's Galaxy Note 7.

Samsung’s Galaxy Tab A is now a Barnes & Noble Nook ebook reader

Samsung's Galaxy Tab A has gotten the Nook treatment. Now you can access all of Barnes & Nobles ecosystem on the Android 5.1 tablet. The device costs $140, but if you have bought a Nook in the past, you can get it for $100.

HTC-built Nexus 'Marlin' specs spotted in AnTuTu log point to flagship quality

After working with LG and Huawei last year, Google could partner with HTC on a pair of new Nexus devices. It would mark the first time Google and HTC have collaborated on a mobile device since 2010. We've got all the news and rumors here.

Russian court dismisses Google's appeal in antitrust case

Russia's Federal Antimonopoly Service has levied a $6.8 million fine against Google for abusing its market position with its Android mobile operating system. The FAS claims that Google puts its own apps and services ahead of rival services.

Google is recruiting Reddit users to improve speech recognition

Google is recruiting users of popular social network Reddit to improve the robustness of its speech recognition engine, according to sources. It's part of the company's ongoing effort to enhance support for accents.

Xiaomi takes on Apple Pay, others with the new Mi Pay mobile payment service

Xiaomi has launched a new mobile payment service called Mi Pay. The service is designed to go up against the likes of Android Pay and Apple Pay, and while it will only be available in China at launch, it's expected that the service will…

Verizon wanted to charge advertisers to slap unwanted apps on your homescreen

Verizon reportedly considered a package that would see bloatware installed to subscribers' phones over the air. It approached advertisers about the deal last year, AdAge reported.

The oddly named RMQ5018 runs Windows 10 Mobile and Android Lollipop — sort of

The oddly named RMQ5018 is certainly not a looker, but the design helps it ward off water and dust. Its price tag is also attractive, but you will need to import the phone if you want to get your hands on it.