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Google acquires Jetpac to boost image recognition know-how, killing apps

Jetpac's technology can be used to find anything on images, but Google is mum on its plans

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Google, Barnes & Noble take a page from Amazon's book with same-day delivery

You'll be able to get books the same day you order them from Barnes & Noble -- assuming you're living in the three cities where Google is offering the service through Google Shopping Express.

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Google Rickrolls Android enthusiasts in YouTube app update

Hey, is that code related to the long-rumored YouTube subscription service? NOPE.

on greenbot.com

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WhatsApp and TuneIn Radio add Android Wear integration

Add two more popular titles to the growing list of apps with enhanced Android Wear features.

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Mysterious Google Barge headed for the scrap heap

After teasing us for months, Google appears to have scrapped its mysterious barge technology showcases.

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Android in the final frontier: How NASA is using Google’s Project Tango up in space

We talk to NASA's Chris Provencher about how his team is using Google's 3D-mapping smartphone to help astronauts up in space.

on greenbot.com

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Google reportedly seals deal to gobble up Twitch for $1 billion

A YouTube-Twitch marriage could be a match made in heaven - or hell.

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9 things Google needs to fix in Android Wear immediately

Android Wear gets a lot right, but it's still rough around the edges.

on greenbot.com

Google reports strong sales growth in second quarter

Google’s core advertising business helped revenue jump by 22 percent from a year ago, even as the cost per click declined.

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Report: Google and Samsung are at odds over smartwatches

Apparently they're still squabbling over business, like the fact that Samsung is prioritizing its Tizen smartwatches over those running Android Wear.

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Google adds Bitcoin exchange rates to instant search answers

Want to know how much your stash of Bitcoin is worth? Google it!