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Apple argues internally over the future of iCloud, report claims

Apple can't agree on what to do with iCloud, a report claims. However, changes are on the horizon that could vastly improve the iCloud system for both users and developers. It might just take a while for Apple to implement them.
Cool Tech

Activist trolls patent trolls, builds algorithm that publishes ideas for all possible inventions

Using a mathematical algorithm, Internet artist and activist Alexander Reben hopes to generate every possible idea to undermine patent trolls and challenge the US patent system.
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Supreme Court green-lights Google despite claim of “infringement on a massive scale”

The Supreme Court rejected an appeal of a lower court ruling in favor of Google's scanning all books. Google Books will enable people to search all books for items of interest but will not allow people to read the books.
Computing

Opera wants you to ditch Chrome for its free, built-in VPN

Opera may be one of the most overlooked web browsers available today, but that could change now that it's the first major option to install complete with free, built-in VPN support.
Web

Google begins highlighting speedy, AMP-enabled news articles in Search

The open-source AMP framework, which seeks to speed up articles on the web, is getting a boost: Google will begin featuring AMP-enabled stories in search. It's done so on mobile for the better part of 2016 so far.
Mobile

Pornhub ruins emojis for everyone with new texting for porn service

PornHub has launched a new on-demand porn service that sends free clips to your smartphone in exchange for an emoji. As a result, the innocent little icons on your phone are assigned a porn category, transforming them into something a lot…
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What’s on TV tonight? Google’s bringing live TV listings straight to Search

Looking for something to watch? Instead of turning on the tube just to find something, you'll soon be able to see live TV listings within Google Search. That's in addition to all the info Google already offers about TV shows and movies.
Computing

Google Keep gets even more useful with a Chrome extension and new goodies

Google Keep received a few new features this week including the use of hashtags and a freshly baked extension for the Chrome browser. Menus were moved around as well to group similar options together, offering a better note-taking…
Mobile

Is this the droid you’re looking for? Browse BotPages’ directory to find your bot

Looking for a bot to give you the scores for the latest match? Or a bot for weather info? BotPages has the one for you! BotPages is an online directory that gives you access to more than 5,000 bots.
Web

Google Chrome hits 1 billion monthly active mobile users

Google Chrome released its 50th update recently, and to celebrate, the company has published an infographic with stats on the popular web browser. Notably, Google Chrome has hit 1 billion active monthly users on mobile devices.
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U.K. Investigatory Powers Bill, like Feinstein-Burr, is also anti-encryption

U.K. lawmakers have been debating the Investigatory Powers Bill since last November, and it has now been confirmed that it looks to force companies to strip encryption from user data.
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Google Inbox simplifies event planning by grouping related emails

Google has updated Inbox to include a "Save to Inbox" button for links. Inbox will also now group emails from particular events together, so you won't have to deal with dozens of emails for that event.