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I talked with 5 diabetics and they want Google's smart contact lenses, STAT!

There's no question about it: Diabetics are excited about the prospect of a tiny little contact lens simplifying their lives.

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Tech patent leader remains IBM, but Google accelerates

IBM acquired more U.S. patents than any other company for the 21st year in a row. But Google has quickened its patent pace and climbed to No. 11 in the rankings.

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New API will simplify Google Drive integration with Android apps, says Google

Developers can now test a preview of the Java-based Drive Android API.

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Code suggests more fitness tracking features headed to Android

Code for an unannounced Android Fitness API suggests that Google is looking to jump on the activity-tracking trend sweeping tech.

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Googly eyes: Smart contact lens would test glucose in diabetics' tears

Google Projects just announced a new breakthrough in medical tech: A smart contact lens that monitors diabetics' glucose levels without painful finger-pricks.

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Nokia's Android phone interface sports a Windows Phone look

Looking at the latest leaked interface mockups of Nokia's rumored device, you can't even tell that it's not a Windows Phone.

Google Now finally invades the desktop in Chrome alpha build

It's basic in its early form, but Google's killer digital assistant has finally graced the PC.

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iOS users now have access to Google Play content

Google to iPhone and iPad users: "Hey, we have movies and television, too!"

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Despite Nest purchase, Google isn't welcome in my house

Google's purchase of Nest has been greeted with more jeers than cheers. You can understand why people might not be eager to let the search giant into their home.

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New mobile Chrome feature can cut your data usage by up to half

The new versions of Chrome for Mobile will be available in the next few days