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Google to Cardboard developers: Keep it short and simple, and watch out for nausea

Google Cardboard experiences should be the duration of traditional YouTube videos, said a Google executive

Italy's architectural elite moves to rub out crowdsourcing design site

Crowdsourcing design site CoContest threatens established architects


Skip the waiter and order with this Bluetooth mat

PaperBeacon sends location IDs to mobile devices and could be used in restaurants and schools

Uber revises privacy policy, wants more data from users

The company will now, with users' permission, access rider's data when its app runs in the background

Google Photos ditches Google+ to avoid the creepy factor

It turns out that storing private photos on a social network isn't appealing

This smart fabric from Google can change the music and turn off the lights

Google showed off futuristic smart fabric at its I/O conference in San Francisco

Google to widen Maps' offline features

Turn-by-turn navigation and local business reviews will be available without an Internet connection

Google's Project Brillo is an OS for the home -- and a lot more

Brillo, a stripped down version of Android, is a platform for connecting devices at home and in industrial settings

Google launches free, 'unlimited' photo, video storage service

Videos are capped at 1080p, images at 16 megapixels

Google takes another swing at payments with Android Pay

The revamped service will let users make purchases at physical stores

Sony keeps optical discs alive with storage startup acquisition

Sony has acquired Optical Archive in a bid to get businesses to put 'cold storage' data on optical discs

After medical marijuana, Sidecar eyes alcohol and pharmaceuticals

The ride-sharing startup has big ambitions in a hotly competitive field

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Best practices for email security

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At Google I/O, Android may push deeper into the home

A new version of the mobile OS is said to target low-power devices with little memory

Oculus acquires image recognition startup Surreal Vision

The company's technology could help Oculus apps better mimic reality

Google to change Maps search system after offensive White House results

Some searches for racist terms that previously triggered the White House now return nothing

PayPal hypes its mobile strengths ahead of IPO

One-third of all PayPal transactions now come from mobile, the company says

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Verizon hit by an 8-hour email outage

A lot of Verizon's email customers woke up to find that their service was down. For many, the problem persisted for 8 hours.

Racist query terms in Google Maps trigger the White House in results

A Google spokeswoman apologized for the issue, but did not explain what causes it

Feds slap PayPal with $25 million fine over credit service

PayPal illegally signed up users without their consent, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau said

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