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Yahoo! launches News Digest for Android

Yahoo! has launched its News Digest app for Android devices and expanded the iOS version of the service for worldwide use. The app provides a news round-up twice a day. It launched initially to iOS users in the U.S. and the U.K. Yahoo! News Digest is based on Summly, a startup that Yahoo! acquired last year by British teenager Nick D’Aloisio.
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Yahoo! Screen launches on Android

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Yahoo!’s streaming video mobile app Yahoo! Screen is now available for Android. Yahoo! first launched Yahoo! Screen for iOS last September. The Android releases comes on the heels of Yahoo!’s original programming announcement.
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Google launches hotel and restaurant search on Android

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Google has integrated hotel and restaurant search into the Google Search app for Android. This means that you can say a query like “show me hotels in Royal Oak, Michigan” and the search results page will show a list of hotels in that area. You can search for queries like “show me restaurants in Austin, Texas” to find restaurants there.
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Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) and Motorola sign patent agreement

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Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) and Motorola Solutions have announced a patent licensing agreement for the two companies to share technology. Motorola Solutions will receive worldwide coverage under Microsoft’s patent portfolio for devices that use the Android and Chrome OS.

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Google Inc (GOOG): Rockstar lawsuit to stay in California

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A federal judge has rejected a request for a patent consortium called Rockstar to transfer patent litigation from California to Texas. Rockstar is backed by Microsoft, Apple, BlackBerry, Ericsson and Sony. These companies purchased patents from Nortel Networks for $4.5 billion after outbidding Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG) in 2011.

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Google launches Chrome Remote Desktop for Android

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On Wednesday, Google launched a mobile client app called “Chrome Remote Desktop app for Android.” This app gives you remote access to your Mac or PC from your Android smartphone or tablet. 

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Google adds additional Android app security


Google is taking additional steps to make sure that Android users are protected from malware within its apps. Google announced on Thursday that it is expanding its app verification service to monitor apps on all devices, including apps downloaded from the Google Play Store.

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Report: Google is preparing to launch Android TV

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According to
The Verge, Google is reportedly going to launch another smart TV product. The set top box will be apparently easier to use than previous initiatives like the Google TV. 

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