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Google's Project Brillo is an OS for the home -- and a lot more

Brillo, a stripped down version of Android, is a platform for connecting devices at home and in industrial settings

At Google I/O, Android may push deeper into the home

A new version of the mobile OS is said to target low-power devices with little memory


Google gives Android developers new tools for tracking app performance

Now in alpha, 'Fetch as Google' aims to help developers confirm that an app URI works and see how Google renders it

Google to change Maps search system after offensive White House results

Some searches for racist terms that previously triggered the White House now return nothing

PayPal hypes its mobile strengths ahead of IPO

One-third of all PayPal transactions now come from mobile, the company says

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Google's self-driving cars of tomorrow face the mean streets of today

Google's cars have been in 11 accidents in their six years of testing, the company says.

Facebook study disputes the 'echo chamber' effect

Almost 30 percent of news articles shared by users cut across ideological lines, Facebook researchers say

Apple's ResearchKit is here, now open your iPhone and say 'ah'

The framework lets researchers gather health related data and lets developers build health related apps

Pizza Hut puts big data on the menu

UK restaurant chain getting a pizza the big data action

Business leaders say big data is having a 'disruptive' effect on their business

Over half reported that developing fast insights from data was "hampered" by "limitations" in the IT development process

Lawmakers target data brokers in privacy bill

Four senators resurrect a bill that would allow consumers to see and correct personal information held by data brokers

Yahoo courts developers at its first mobile conference

Attendees at Yahoo's mobile developer conference had good things to say about its new tools

Oracle steps up its big-data push with new products

New tools aim to make it easier for enterprises to wrest value from their information stores

Salesforce brings more analytics power to mobile business users

Three new features aim to help make business-intelligence capabilities more accessible

Yahoo has reasons of its own to help mobile developers

The company holds its first-ever mobile developer conference this week

Google I/O slated for late May in San Francisco

Sundar Pichai, senior VP of products, will kick off the event

Privacy groups want investigation of big data acquisitions

The regulatory agency should conduct stricter reviews before granting approval to big data deals, four groups say

Smart Enterprises Move to 'We Economy' Using IoT Says Accenture

Rather than focusing internally on improving operations, successful companies look externally to create digital ecosystems

NEC aims at Big Data 'sweet spot' with new SAP Hana tool

The cluster-management software helps boost availability in the AWS cloud

Apple wants to know more about your listening habits

Apple has reportedly acquired analytics platform Musicmetric

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