Google will add Android Pay to bolster Google Wallet’s online presence

Google Wallet may soon get a huge refresh, new features, and more partners. Google needs to manage banks, carriers, retailers, and its own manufacturing partners to put its Wallet on a level playing field with Apple Pay.


Forget cars and trikes, Google’s now using ziplines for Street View

Apparently not content with sticking its Street View camera on cars, trikes, boats, and backpacks, the team behind the panoramic-imagery service has now attached one to a zipline for canopy-to-ground photos of the Amazon rainforest.


Google wants to replace cell towers with drones, start its own wireless carrier

According to new rumors, Google is in the process of setting itself up as a mobile network. The project, codename Nova, is expected later this year, and the company may team up with T-Mobile and Sprint to make it a reality


Forget the Apple Watch, Pebble is far more fascinating

Pebble CEO Eric Migicovsky is happy to point out the company’s smartwatch is “the most popular smart watch platform in the world right now.” But can this tiny business keep up with the Apple Watch? Let’s hope so.


All hail our robot overlords: Google’s new AI will beat you at Atari

Researchers at Google have created an artificial intelligence that teaches itself how to play video games on the Atari 2600, besting expert human players at most of them.


Android claims 81.5% of the global smartphone OS market in 2014, iOS dips to 14.8%

Google and Apple’s mobile operating systems are, to no one’s surprise, completely dominating the world, shipping on a combined 96.3 percent of smartphone units in 2014, according to a new report from International Data Corporation (IDC).


Check out Google’s new vision for its next headquarters

Glass canopies, office walls that can be moved as required, and cycling paths inside and out: Google has unveiled dramatic new proposals for extending its buildings in Mountain View.


Google changes its mind, will not block adult content on Blogger

After originally stating it would start blocking adult content on its Blogger platform later in March, Google decided to abandon the change and step up its enforcement efforts instead.


Get your amateur video binge on: Vimeo adds Chromecast support for iOS

Vimeo has added support for the Google Chromecast to its video service, allowing users to wirelessly cast content to the TV using Google's streaming stick.

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What to expect at Mobile World Congress 2015: Samsung Galaxy S6, HTC One M9, and more

Mobile World Congress is on its way, so we've put together all the big rumors about new smartphones and tablets from the big players in one place, including gossip about Samsung, HTC, Google, Microsoft, LG, and more.

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YouTube: A billion users and still no profit

More than a billion people use ad-supported YouTube to watch hundreds of millions of hours of video every day. However, the Google-owned company is still to turn a profit. So what's going on?


Android for Work brings Google back to the office

Google previewed its new enterprise system at Google I/O in June. Now, Android for Work is ready for any business that wants users to bring their own Android devices to work. The system sets up a separate work profile and app store.


Google planning huge new HQ in Mountain View

Google's looking to build a new headquarters in Mountain View, though some locals are reportedly not happy about the idea. The Web company is expected to unveil its proposals for 'Googleplex 2' on Friday.

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Revenge porn could soon become a federal crime in the United States

U.S. Congresswoman Jackie Speier is set to introduce a new bill that would make revenge porn a federal crime. Rep. Speier is set to introduce the bill sometime this spring.


Android 5.0 Lollipop update sent to unlocked HTC One M7 phones in Europe

The latest version of Google's Android mobile OS, 5.0 Lollipop, could be coming to your smartphone very soon. Here's the latest news on which phones will be getting it, and when it's scheduled to arrive.