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Google may be the last calculator you'll ever need

How many kilograms are in a pound? How many inches in a light year? What's the square root of 268? Google has the answer—here's how to get it.

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How do you like them apples: Google, Samsung ink patent deal

The move will make it easier for them to collaborate, and is a defensive move against Apple

The Macalope Weekly: Perspective

Perspective is important. But some things are just wrong.

The Macalope Weekly: Disclaimers

The publications publishing these opinions about Apple would like you to know they take no responsibility for them.

The Macalope: From zero to Apple in 3.5 seconds

How fast can we make something about Apple?

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iOS users now have access to Google Play content

Google to iPhone and iPad users: "Hey, we have movies and television, too!"

Legal ruling

Appeals court lets class-action status stand in Silicon Valley collusion case

The suit alleges companies including Google and Apple suppressed wages by agreeing not to hire each other's workers.

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Google is creepy, but you shouldn't automatically fear it invading your Nest

You can't be a player in the Internet of Things without things, preferably really nice things. But Google's a data company, never forget.

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Google buys Nest for $3.2 billion

Google is snapping up Nest, the company that makes connected smoke alarms and thermostats which you control from mobile phones.

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Google buys Nest, world gets one step closer to 'OK Glass, make my house warmer'

Will Google's $3.2 billion investment in the Internet of Things market have privacy implications for Nest's customers? Nest, naturally, says no.

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