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Everything You Need To Know About Google’s New Smartwatches

10. In conclusion, if you want a smartwatch, the new LG Android Wear watches are just fine. View this image › Nicole Nguyen / BuzzFeed News They’re not the best. They’re not the worst. They fall somewhere in between. The watches are just fine at putting notifications on your wrist, …

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Google Doodle Celebrates Feminist Trailblazer Aletta Jacobs

For pushing back against the patriarchy there a few better role models than Aletta Jacobs, commemorated Thursday in a Google Doodle. Born in the Netherlands in 1854, Jacobs dreamed of becoming a doctor like her father. But to most around her, the ambition must have seemed wildly unrealistic: no Dutch …

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Google unveils super-resolution ‘zoom-and-enhance’ tech

One thing every futuristic detective show has in common is an amazing tool that reconstructs detailed images from unbelievably small, blurry images. In real life, various techniques have been used to restore detail to images, but so far they have tended to work with what’s there. Some use machine-learning techniques, …

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Google let scammers post a perfectly spoofed Amazon ad in its search results

(Screenshot: ZDNet) Anyone who used Google search to look for Amazon, the internet retail giant, on Wednesday were likely served a malicious ad — and didn’t even realize it. The good news is that unlike other rogue ads, your machine wasn’t infected or served malware in any way. But anyone …

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Google Home’s Super Bowl ad turns on everyone’s Google Homes

Something odd happened around the country while the Super Bowl commercial for the Google Home speaker ran on TVs everywhere. The ad, which showed loving families using the smart home speaker for listening to music and turning on and off the lights, also managed to set off Google Homes in …

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Disney Chief’s Confidence In ESPN Comes In Part From … Google? | Stock News & Stock Market Analysis

Even amid continued subscription declines, Walt Disney (DIS) CEO Bob Iger continued to sound bullish on ESPN during the company’s earnings call late Tuesday, and a Wall Street Journal report may point to one reason why. Iger said that his confidence stemmed from several factors, including deals with new platforms, which …

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Akamai Joins Facebook, Amazon, Google In Investment Mode | Stock News & Stock Market Analysis

Akamai Technologies (AKAM) stock fell Wednesday after the company guided to higher network investments that will lower 2017 earnings, spooking investors. Akamai late Tuesday reported Q4 earnings and revenue that topped views and forecast in-line current quarter profit and sales. But Akamai plans higher spending on its global network of …

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Music teams from YouTube and Google Play combine

According to several sources familiar with the change, the product teams working on YouTube Music and Google Play Music are being combined into a single unit. Nothing will change for users right now, and both apps will continue to exist independently for the moment. But the move is likely to …

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It looks like Google just fixed one of the Pixel’s biggest problems – BGR

A few weeks ago, we learned that Google acknowledged one of the most annoying problems with the Google Pixel, explaining that the sound issues some users experienced will be fixed after a software update at some point. That was certainly good news for affected owners, as it meant the sound problems …

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