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Report: Google to buy drone maker Titan Aerospace, previously wooed by Facebook

New Mexico-based Titan's aircraft are designed to stay aloft for years and can provide voice and data services

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Google is said to be discreetly beta-testing Chrome Remote Desktop for Android

There are other remote-desktop apps for Android, but this one would be free and simpler to install.

on greenbot.com

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Battle of the digital assistants: Windows Phone Cortana vs Google Now vs Siri

Even in beta, Microsoft's Cortana digital assistant has an impressive amount to say for itself. But is it enough to keep up?

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Aereo getting Chromecast support on May 29

The cloud antenna/DVR service is adding another way to send its streaming video to your TV: Google's handy Chromecast stick.

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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.