Google considering selling Motorola handset division to Huawei, rumors indicate

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It has been better part of a year since Google announced its intent to acquire Motorola Mobility for $12.5 billion.  While we’re still waiting for various governmental departments to officially approve the purchase, rumors have circulated as to what Google plans to do with the division. ...

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Triad of April Fools jokes comes out of the Google camp

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Google has certainly been busy over the past few weeks. Anyone as familiar with the company as a true Android fanatic knows that the big G always indulges in some sort of product release tomfoolery around this time of the year. This year was no exception, as Google released not one but THREE ...

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Rumor: Google Drive to be released “sometime during the first week of April”

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After many false alarms, Google’s cloud storage service has been coming for multiple years. The latest rumors came almost two months ago, when we found that a Dropbox-like service would be offered by the search giant. But today’s unofficial news is a bit more exciting, as it states ...

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Google re-evaluating Wallet strategy, may share revenue with carriers for higher adoption

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When it was announced, Google Wallet was a sensation. The convenience of paying with a smartphone represented a huge leap in the way we see and use technology. Sadly, the mobile payment service has not been very successful, and the search giant finds itself re-evaluating its strategy to improve ...

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Google Wallet partners with Pinkberry, offers limited time discount

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Google Wallet today announced that they have added a new SingleTap partner, Pinkberry, and is celebrating with a limited-time offer.  Starting today, Google Wallet is accepted in 69 Pinkberry locations across the country, including in New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, San Francisco and ...

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Google+ Hangouts gain Docs integration, business users rejoice

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Google’s Hangouts feature on Google+ has been much lauded, bringing the first video conference integration with social networking (Facebook jumped on the bandwagon soon after, of course). The service has been used by celebrities to talk to fans, business users to collaborate, and friends ...

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Asus and Google launching Nexus Tablet in May?

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A lot of talk is going on in the Androidosphere about a rumored Google-Asus Android tablet. Word on the street is that Asus will launch the first ever “Nexus” tablet,” which is rumored to be a 7-incher running the latest version of Android (whispers are going around that ...

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Rumor: Asus to manufacture 7-inch, $200 Nexus tablet

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It’s not the first time we’ve heard whispers about the supposed Google Nexus tablet. Recently, we heard that Google is cooking up a 7-Inch tablet that’ll run ICS and will be a proud member of the Nexus team. Rumors are pointing to a device that’ll rival Amazon’s ...

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Google Wallet expanding to 10 additional Sprint devices in 2012

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Vice president of Google Wallet and Payments, Osama Bedier, indicated this week that Sprint Nextel plans to expand Google Wallet support across “at least 10 additional phones” this, starting with the LG Viper.  Although Google is still in discussions with other carriers and hardware ...

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Google Exec hints next Android update coming this fall

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Just few days ago, DigiTimes said that Google will launch Android 5.0 Jelly Bean in Q2 2012, and the update will be optimized for tablet PCs because somehow OEMs are not happy with ICS. Well, we aren’t buying into it. We always prefer listening to the sounds right from the company; think ...

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Google releases its own Mobile World Congress app – Android MWC

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Google has released its own Mobile World Congress application today, putting the free app in the Android Market for devices running 2.2 or higher.  Strangely unavailable for Honeycomb tablets, Android MWC is a mobile companion to everything Android in Barcelona this week. Features in the app ...

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Google reconsiders Clearwire involvement, sells stake for $47 million

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Despite a rather large monetary refresher from Sprint, Clearwire’s financial woes haven’t ended quite yet. Earlier this month, Google announced that it would be selling its 29.4 million shares in the mobile data company for $1.60 each, a total of $47 million. Letters were sent to ...

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Google not satisfied with Music numbers, aims for better results in 2012

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Google Music launched just a few months ago, and has since been widely adapted by users as a place to store, stream, and discover music. By all accounts, Google Music seemed to be doing very well, but that might not be the case according to CNET. Google has reportedly notified music labels that ...

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Google integrates Google+ functionality within Voice

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Chances are there’s not just one person that you don’t want to hear from; there are more than likely several, though that may be the cynic in me. Likewise, there’s probably people you know that fit into other groups, like “family,” “friends,” and ...

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More rumors surface about 7-inch Google tablet

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We first heard whispers about Google launching their own tablet, which might go under the Nexus name, about three months ago. Digitimes claimed a few weeks later that the device was real, and would be a 7-inch tablet. More rumors have been going around about the possibility of a Nexus tablet, ...

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