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Healing Heartbleed: LastPass offers automated checker, major sites admit vulnerability

As the list of major sites hit by Heartbleed grows, LastPass is helping its users figure out which accounts need password changes.

on pcworld.com

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Google's Project Loon balloon goes around the world in 22 days

Jules Verne would be impressed, but it's only one step toward an attempt to provide Internet access to remote areas.

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Report: Android TV shows Google hasn't given up on set-up boxes

OK, so Google TV never took off. Enter Android TV, a new set-up box interface according to leaked documents.

Google's 'Glass' trademark hits a snag at the patent office

Google wants to trademark the term 'Glass,' but with so many other products already using the term the USPTO isn't convinced Google should have the rights to the seemingly common term.

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Google lets you check out what your friends have been up to in the Play store

And don't forget to tap that handy Google+ button in the corner.

on greenbot.com

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10 April Fools' tech gags so bizarre they might almost be true (but they aren't, sorry)

Most April Fools' Day jokes barely merit a groan, but these ten are worth a smile.

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Report pegs Apple, Microsoft as some of the world's most popular brands

The PC wars may be all but forgotten, but the two heavyweights from that battle are still the tech industry's biggest brands, according to a new study.

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Google Naps maps the world's snooze-worthy resting spots

If you're looking for a comfy bench, bed, bridge, or field, Google Naps has you covered. (Until they get sued into Oblivion, that is.)

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Google Music lets you update your library through Chrome

Now you don't have to bother with installing the Music Manager app to get new music uploaded into your library in the cloud.

Sony says 'thanks, but no thanks' to Android Wear

The electronics giant will stick with its own Android-based platform instead.