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Keeping up with the latest mobile industry news and views.

Google Hangouts+

Google Hangouts+ Helps Bridge Gap Among Mideast Youth

June 11, 2014 2:15 PM
Google has been working on a project in the Middle East to use Hangouts+ to bridge cultural gaps between young Arab and Israeli students.
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Google Names Its 'Doodle 4 Google' Contest Winners

June 09, 2014 2:10 PM
An 11-year-old girl from New York wins first prize for her imaginative Google doodle in the annual contest, which has been around since 2008.
Apple HealthKit

What Apple Said About Health Care at WWDC

June 03, 2014 3:40 PM
At its WWDC, Apple shared—in less than 400 words—its plans to "revolutionize" health care. Here's exactly what Craig Federighi said.
Google Chromecast

Google Chromecast Sales Expand to Asia, Australia and More of Europe

May 29, 2014 3:24 PM
More people around the world can now use the inexpensive video-streaming dongle.
Chrome Web Store

Google Works to Defend Chrome Extensions from Malware

May 28, 2014 4:40 PM
In an effort to protect Windows users from cyber-attacks launched through Chrome extensions, Google is now requiring that these extensions be installed from the Chrome Web Store.

Samsung Plans a Smartwatch With a Phone, but Why Stop There?

May 23, 2014 2:25 PM
Standalone phone capabilities would promote smartwatches from nice to necessary. Now, let's hope Google does the same for Glass.
mobile enterprise apps

Google Helping Developers Make Their Websites Mobile-Friendly

May 22, 2014 3:26 PM
New recommendations help businesses streamline their mobile Web pages so that they load faster and perform better for mobile users.
BYOD security

Google's Buy of Divide Could Land More Android Devices in Workplaces

May 20, 2014 3:15 PM
Google continues its recent busy acquisition streak, buying Divide for an undisclosed amount.

Google's Updated Search App for iOS Provides New Info Automatically

May 16, 2014 12:50 PM
Google Now cards automatically give users information on traffic, weather, sports and more while also offering personalized reminders for life's necessities.

Google Hangouts Chat Makes It Easier to See if Your Pals Are Online

May 13, 2014 4:37 PM
Google is bringing back its old "green bubble" icons that will appear next to a user's name in Google Hangouts chat in Gmail to indicate when a user is active and available.

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