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Can't say that on google

These are the filthy words Google voice search doesn't want to hear

The words that don't get censored is the real shock.

Android KitKat

Android 4.4 OS inbound for HTC One, may follow for Galaxy S4

While there's no word on exact release timing, HTC says certification should be complete this week.

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How to find out if someone has been snooping in your Gmail

A hidden feature in Gmail can tell you if someone's been rummaging through your love letters. Here's where to find it.

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Obama administration forges deal with tech companies over data requests

The agreement with Facebook, Google, Microsoft and others lets them give more information on the government's data requests

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Google may be the last calculator you'll ever need

How many kilograms are in a pound? How many inches in a light year? What's the square root of 268? Google has the answer—here's how to get it.

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How do you like them apples: Google, Samsung ink patent deal

The move will make it easier for them to collaborate, and is a defensive move against Apple

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Google's Gmail, Drive, Google+ services go down

A number of Google services went down Friday for about an hour. Google later apologized, and blamed the outage on a software bug.

No, Android phone makers don't pay Google licensing fees to use Google apps

But Android's subtle shift away from open-source is still a touchy subject.

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Beats Music doubles trial period after first week sign-up snags

The new mobile-focused music subscription service wasn't quite ready for its popularity out of the gate.