Google gives Oracle  Chinese burn
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Revenge served lightly chilled

After being bullied by Oracle lawyers over its use of Java in Android for so long, Google is wasting no time sticking the boot in.

Google bakes Cast into Chrome
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Video streaming made easy

Search engine outfit Google is baking its Cast software into Chrome to make it easier to beam media content to your TV.

Android N stands for Nougat
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That deep-fried Mars bar of French confectionary

Google has started telling the world that Android N stands for “nougat” the super sweet candy made with sugar or honey, roasted nuts, whipped egg whites, and sometimes chopped candied fruit.

Can intelligent fabric save LG’s bacon?
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Wonder material

LG is developing a game changing technology which could help replace smartphones as its big money earner.

Google thinks about a Chromebook Pro
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What would one of them look like?

Search engine outfit has been looking at Microsoft’s Surface Pro and its clone the Apple Pro and thought “I’ll be ‘aving some of that.”

Google nicked our looney idea
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Balloon wi-fi patented in 1999

Space Data Corporation is claiming that Google pinched its idea for a balloon based wi-fi project to distribute the internet.

Samsung might dump Android for Tizen
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Had enough

There are signs that Samsung's patence with Google's Android are flailing and it is seriously thinking about replacing it across its entire range with its operating system which sounds like a sneeze, Tizen.

Lenovo decides to Tango
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Phablet with AR experience

Lenovo is the first outfit to sign up for Google’s Tango project and release a phone which can offer a full-fledged AR experience for users.

Patent troll claims it invented the Mobile App market
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Goes after developers who write them

A patent troll claims it invented the idea of the mobile app and is threatening every developer that ever wrote one with an East Texas lawsuit.

Android 6.0 Marshmallow passes 10 percent mark
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Eight months after its release

Google has published its latest statistics for Android platform showing that Marshmallow has managed to reach 10 percent mark eight months after it has been released.