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How Google's I/O moves measure up to what Apple offers

At Google I/O, the search giant showed off a slew of updates for developers and customers alike. How do Apple's products and tools stack up?

Hands on: New Google Maps make maps interesting again

Google Maps gets a facelift and learns a few tricks. Meanwhile, Bing Maps continues to gather dust in the corner.

Google Maps gets stunning makeover for Web, enhancements to mobile

Google Maps gets an eye-popping makeover for its venerable Web interface as well as bringing improvements to its mobile apps.

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Pundits can make anything about Apple!

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Google Maps' new facelift will slay the sidebar, exalt the map

A rumored overhaul of the Google Maps UI will nix the

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Remains of the Day: Face the book

Microsoft execs are trying to convince people that Windows Phone is exciting, while Facebook picks up Apple's leftovers. Meanwhile, an Apple Store grows in Germany.

Remains of the Day: King of the world

Apple's still the king in digital music and raking in the moolah for PCs, but one trader loses big on the company.

Eerie streets of abandoned Fukushima town revealed in Google Maps

The earthquake and tsunami that demolished northeastern Japan in 2011 left many thousands of its survivors cut off from their homes. But displaced residents of Namie-machi, a small town on the eastern coast of the Pacific that's still in an exclusion zone, can now at least get a present-day glimpse of their neighborhood, thanks to Google.

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Remains of the Day: Witness for the prosecution

Siri's getting its day in court, Apple's putting boots on the ground around the world, and the Biggest Little City in the World is getting its head in the cloud.

Remains of the Day: Lost in space

Apple may soon expand its footprint in India, but your iCloud syncing probably won't get any better. At least you'll be able to find your way around, uh, indoors.