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Google shows Valentine's Day love with app sales, Google+ hijinks, a free Disney short, and more

Happy Valentine's Day from the world's biggest search engine and online ad market.

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Former Googler explains why Gmail contacts stink, we explain how to make them better

If you love to hate Gmail's contacts manager you now have a reason why is stinks so much: priorities.

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Verizon may finally let the LTE Nexus 7 on its network

After months of waiting, leaked images suggest Google's popular tablet is about to go on sale at Verizon retail stores.

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Prizes, immortality await kid artists in annual Google Doodle contest

Students in grades K-12 can win scholarship money and a trip to Google headquarters just for coming up with an innovative play on the Google logo.

Clockwise Podcast 23: Google Eyeball

We debate the innovative aspects of Google and Apple, question the reliability of our personal technology, ponder what cutting-edge technologies will soon be obsolete, and analyze Facebook's new Paper app. Plus, mystery sports!

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Beam your photos to the big screen with Chromecast's AllCast support

Google on Monday began offering developer tools for new Chromecast apps. AllCast immediately jumped on board.

Google releases Google Cast SDK, more Chromecast apps on the way

That $35 streaming stick is about to get a lot more value, now that a public SDK allows developers to add Chromecast support to their apps and websites.

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Microsoft, Google, Facebook show rise in surveillance requests

The latest round of reports come after an agreement between the government and tech companies about what information can be released

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Chrome beta users get an assist from Google Now

The virtual assistant already available to Android and iOS users is making its way to the desktop via the beta version of Google's browser.

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Google keeps Motorola's wild advanced technology team, melds it with Android

Lenovo's getting Motorola's phones, but Google's keeping the REALLY crazy stuff.