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Google is refunding Virus Shield customers

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A fake anti-virus application was uploaded to the Google Play Store called Virus Shield. The price was $3.99 for the software and the app quickly jumped in the rankings. Eventually the application was removed from the store once it was proved that the app was fraudulent.

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Google Inc (GOOG): Domino’s Pizza accepting payment through Google Wallet

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Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG) has signed a massive customer for Google Wallet. Domino’s Pizza, one of the largest pizza makers and delivery companies, has added more convenience to its customer experience by supporting Google Wallet with the Android ordering app. Domino’s customers who have an Android device can pay for their online orders using the Google digital wallet.

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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 Trends gets e-mail notifications

If you want to stay on top of the latest search trends, you may be happy to hear that Google Trends now has e-mail notifications. Google Trends will let people sign up to be notified by e-mail about the popularity of specified search terms. Google Trends launched in 2006 and has been a great tool for determining what people are looking for.

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Google Inc (GOOG) will let you try Glass at home before buying it

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Before you buy the Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG) Glasses product for $1,500, you could try-it-at-home as part of a pilot. 9to5Mac posted a screenshot of how it works. Reddit user clide posted an e-mail and photos of the kit he received in the mail from Google Glass as part of a trial that the company has launched.

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Google launches Helpouts app on iOS

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Google launched a service last year called Helpouts. It is a service where people can connect with experts for free or paid depending on the complexity of the task through Google Hangouts. Google has now released a Helpouts app for iOS. The Helpouts iOS app offers users the ability to connect to any of the free video chats available on the Google powered platform. If Google charged for certain Helpouts, it would likely have to pay Apple a 30% cut.

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 Inc (GOOG) sold out of Google Glass in one day

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Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG) sold Google Glass to the public for only one day yesterday. Guess what? It sold out.

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