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Google senior VP talks about when the company nearly failed

One of those times came when the dot.com boom came to a sudden end in the early 2000s, Urs Holzle recalled.

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Google as your mom: New Chrome add-on nags about password reuse habit

Google released a free Chrome extension that preempts users from entering their Google account password into bogus websites and hampers the bad habit of reusing credentials.

Google: Cloud on verge of major transformation

The pace of innovation in the cloud is speeding. Think of what the smartphone looked like before the iPhone. That’s how primitive today’s cloud is going to look five years from now, Google’s infrastructure chief says.

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Currently useless Google Fi app surfaces on Play Store

The Google Fi app showed up for the first time Wednesday on the Play Store: The catch is that you'll need a Nexus 6 phablet and an invitation to the new wireless service in order to make any use of it.

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Everest avalanche kills privacy-focused Google engineer Dan Fredinburg

Dan Fredinburg, an engineer who worked on many of Google's most exciting projects during his 8 years with the company, died over the weekend in an avalanche on Mount Everest triggered by Nepal's devastating earthquake.

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Yep, that's the Android mascot peeing on Apple in Google Maps

Now THAT apple will definitely keep doctors away.

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Project Fi will help Google amass even more data about you

As Google dives into the Wi-Fi and cellular network services business, some are wondering what the company is up to. Hint: It's all about the data.

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What everyone's getting wrong about Google's Project Fi: Saving money isn't the point

Cheaper service isn't the primary goal with Google's new wireless plans. It's more about providing better connectivity.

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Project Fi's winners and losers

Project Fi, Google's Wi-Fi and cellular network service, can be described as low-cost, disruptive, cutting edge, tantalizing, confusing, even awesome. Here's a look at those who could gain from the new service, and those who could...

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Chrome users roast Google on spit of hate over revamped bookmarks manager

Google's redesign of the Chrome bookmarks manager has begun rolling out to users running the most polished version of the browser. And those users are very unhappy

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Google launches Project Fi, its combo cellular and Wi-Fi network

Google launched its own ambitious wireless network primarily in the U.S. on Wednesday in partnership with Sprint and T-Mobile.

Cranking up Google Apps for Work, using an actual key

If the password isn’t dead, it ought to be, shout headlines. Security experts almost universally despise the use of the password as almost the only form of end-user authentication, but there aren’t many alternatives available.

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With EU challenging Google, this time 'stakes are high'

With the European Commission leveling antitrust charges against Google, the company should be bracing itself for a big – and potentially costly – fight over its dominant search business.

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Google patent envisions cloud control of an army of robots

Google received a U.S. patent this week for technology that would enable it to use the cloud to control an army of robots.

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How to prep, in 7 steps, for Google's mobile search change

With Google about to make a change that will affect how websites are ranked in its mobile search results, now is the time for companies to make sure their websites don't sink to the bottom of the pile.

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Here's what Google’s mobile search change means to you

Later this month, Google plans to make a big change to the algorithm used for mobile search, giving mobile-friendly websites a higher position in search results.

Lost in the clouds: 7 examples of compromised personal information

While having instant access to your information via the cloud is a major bonus to productivity and convenience, there's a risk that the security trade-off will be too high.

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Leaked Windows 10 build brings Google Calendar support back to Windows

Microsoft removed Google Calendar support from Windows 8.1's Calendar app over a standards battle with Google, but it's back in the leaked Windows 10 preview build 10051.

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