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How the cloud will save - and change - disk drives

Google has changed many aspects of computer infrastructure, including power supplies and scale-out architectures. Now they're asking vendors to redesign disks for cloud use. How will that affect you?

Google updates Pay app for Android, promises feature on all Google products

Google has begun swapping out Google Wallet and Android Pay with Google Pay.

Top Android apps for productivity: Get more done with your Android phone or tablet

Regardless of the manufacturer name on the back of your Android device, you can install any one of the following apps and use it as your primary means to surf the web, manage email, or keep tabs on your agenda.

Google AI can predict your heart disease risk from eye scans

Google's deep-learning algorithm could offer a simpler way to identify factors that contribute to heart disease.

Hands-on with the $800 US model Huawei Mate 10 Pro: Fantastic hardware, software still needs work

The Huawei Mate 10 Pro is now available in the US and challenges Apple and Samsung flagships at a slighly lower price. There are still a few software issues to solve and it's going to be tough to succeed without carrier support.

Essential Phone colors, Google Pixel sales, Amazing Amazfit Bip battery (MobileTechRoundup show #423)

A new phone arrives at my house on Tuesday while I continue to be impressed by he incredible battery life of the Amazfit Bip watch.

Can big business save us from fake news and loss of trust?

Big business could pull tens of billions of dollars from Facebook and Google if they cannot prevent fake news and harmful content

Windows 10: This Microsoft mobile app wirelessly transfers pics from Android, iOS

Windows 10 Photos now has a Photos Companion app for quickly moving files directly from mobile to PC.

Google acquires LogMeIn's Xively IoT platform for $50 million

Google said Xivley will complement its Google Cloud objectives with analytics and data storage as the cornerstones.

Citing risks but no evidence, US intel chiefs warn against using Huawei, ZTE phones

There was speculation that US government concerns killed Huawei deals with AT&T and Verizon for the Mate 10 Pro. Now, statements from US intelligence chiefs to Congress confirm those concerns.

Google wants Smart Reply to run on all your chat apps to answer when you're busy

Google's Area 120 team is working on an app to bring a Smart Reply feature to every major chat platform.

Google: We're about to turn on Chrome's partial ad blocker against disruptive ads

Google kicks off Chrome ad filtering on sites that persistently display annoying ads.

IDC: Google sells as many Pixels in a year as Apple sells iPhones in a week

Apple has a massive marketing machine and a huge fan base, but it is still rather stunning that Google only sold 3.9 million Pixel phones in 2017.

?Key executive behind Samsung Pay and Bixby joins Google

Injong Rhee, a key Samsung executive behind Samsung Pay, Knox, and Bixby, will join Google as an entrepreneur-in-residence.

Google's YouTube: If creators get badly out of line, here's how we'll punish them

YouTube will cut off ads and revenue for creators who severely violate its policies and cause harm to others.

Linux Meltdown patch: 'Up to 800 percent CPU overhead', Netflix tests show

The performance impact of Meltdown patches makes it essential to move systems to Linux 4.14.

Pixelbook, Nintendo Switch, and electric cars in space (MobileTechRoundup show #422)

A phone was returned while a new Chromebook and game console were purchased over the last week. There is still a lot going on as we prepare for MWC in a couple weeks.

Google, Getty Images strike multi-year licensing partnership

Getty Images filed an EU antitrust lawsuit against Google two years ago.

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