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Chromecast, Google Play highlight strong quarter for Google

But the company's bread-and-butter remains ads as it brought in $15.42 billion in revenue during the first three months of 2014, up 19 percent from the year-ago quarter.

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Give your lock screen a makeover with GO Locker

You don’t have to be stuck with whatever came with your phone.

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If this is Android TV, color me unimpressed

One of the largest software companies in the world can't come up with anything better than a Roku?

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Scam Virus Shield app tops Google Play's paid app charts before being yanked

Google recently pulled a $4 security app from Google Play that bilked thousands of users before it was finally found out.

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Play Newsstand and Play Movies & TV apps get interface tweaks

Google Keep wasn't the only app to get updates on Wednesday. Play Newsstand and Play Movies & TV also got some minor UI improvements.

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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.

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Google cracks down on shady ads and app-promotion tactics in Google Play

Google makes developers responsible for keeping scammy stuff like simulated system alerts and sudden redirects out of their apps. The company also sets curbs on pornography.

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Play Store update lets you require password entry for all in-app purchases

Users can now make it harder or easier to get past the password requirement for in-app purchases on Android.

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Google Play celebrates its second birthday with discounted apps, videos, books

There are discounted e-books, magazine subscriptions, TV shows, and movies, too!

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Report: Malware-infected Android apps spike in the Google Play store

Where's My Droid and Speed Night were cited as the most downloaded malicious apps.