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9 most important announcements at Google I/O 2015

From Android M to Google Photos to the updates to Google Play, here are the most important announcements at Google I/O 2015.

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All hail the mighty sticky note

Need a bunch of busy people to do something for you, say fill out a survey form? A researcher has shown that the humble sticky note may be among your most powerful tools.

Seven things Google is doing to please developers

The company's upcoming developer offerings include an upgraded IDE with C/C++ and automated app testing

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SaaS migrations put the squeeze on in-house software developers

The number of software developers in the workforce is up from last year, but jobs in enterprise IT may become harder to find as more companies turn to cloud-based services.

Skip the waiter and order with this Bluetooth mat

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

The Upload: Your tech news briefing for Friday, May 29

Google I/O updates mobile, payments, IoT, and more... Apple buys augmented reality startup... Uber wants access to even more user data

Daum Kakao hopes social network Path will lead to international expansion

The South Korean developer of the KakaoTalk messaging app was attracted by Path's strong presence in Southeast Asia

Acer rolls out new laptop, desktops with Windows, Chrome

New offerings include a new 11-inch Switch hybrid, Aspire Z all-in-ones and Chrome desktop

Windows takes early lead over Android in Cherry Trail tablet battle

Acer said it will launch a tablet with Cherry Trail later this year

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

Lenovo seeks to be hip 10 years after ThinkPad buy

Lenovo debuted a new company logo this week

Google Photos ditches Google+ to avoid the creepy factor

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

Apple acquires Metaio with a view to augmented reality

The German company has supplied the visual interface technology to retailers and others

Man charged with selling fake discount coupons on Silk Road

The trade in counterfeit coupons still thrives on other underground marketplaces

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

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Google hypes Android M, Android Pay, Google Photos at I/O 2015

Google kicked off its annual I/O developer conference today in San Francisco, showing off a new version of Android, a VR camera rig, numerous developer resources, and a lot more besides in an opening keynote that took up the better...

Google to widen Maps' offline features

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

IDC forecasts drop in PC and tablet shipments this year

The arrival of Windows 10 won't lead to a surge in PC sales

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