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  • A Week in Google: Motorola's New Boss, Android Updates and Chrome to Get Do Not Track

    Google has been a very busy company this week, making moves at the top of its businesses and changes across its wide range of products. You can now edit docs on your Android phone, as the Chrome browser improves its privacy and Google+ features appear across the brand.

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  • Now Make Multiple Phone Calls Using Gmail

    Google is promoting more conversation this week with the release of a multiple calls feature in Gmail. Now users can run their mouths on more than one phone call at a time.

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  • 5 Great Skype Alternatives

    Microsoft's whopping US$ 8.5 billion purchase of Skype is probably good news for a large pool of video chat users, but there's undoubtedly those who are worried about the possible implications of the acquisition.

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  • Google Begins Testing Voice Search on Google.com

    Today it was confirmed that Google has begun tinkering around with an integration of voice search with the Google.com search engine.  Voice search detects your computer’s microphone settings, opens a “Speak now” widget, and detects and transcribes your words into a search query.

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  • A Week in Google: On Readying a Groupon Clone and Replacing a CEO

    This week Google lost a CEO and gained a deal-of-the-day site that, to the surprise of exactly no one, behaves a lot like Groupon.  Google Offers As you probably already know, late last year Groupon turned down Google's US$ 6 billion dollar acquisition offer after the Internet giant allegedly declined

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  • Google Voice Tests Number Portability for a Price

    It appears Google Voice is gearing up for a mainstream year. For just a few hours between last night and this morning, the Internet giant previewed a feature that's certain to piss off mobile carriers in a big way: number portability.   Number portability for Google Voice allows users to transfer

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  • Skype Goes Beyond the Desktop, Heads for the Web

    Happy Monday and welcome to the rumor mill. Over the weekend, Skype (news, site ) news suggested the popular VoIP service was gearing up to release some new Web-based products. Today we’ve additional details, including when you can probably expect them and integrations to look out for.

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  • Forget Your Phone Bill, Make Free Calls with Gmail

    Yesterday, Google added yet another feature to the Gmail arsenal. The VoIP addition is different from the voice and video chat already available within Gmail's chat feature in that it isn't limited to chat users. Gmailers can now call any type of phone directly from their browser.

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  • Google Voice Opens Up to the Masses

    Want to make free calls and send free text messages? Of course you do. Today Google is making that possible by opening up Google Voice to everyone in the US.  Telephony, Reinvented  Google Voice has been invite-only for over a year.

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  • Google Goes Real Time (too); Adds Wild New Features

    Not satisfied with scouring the dusty corners of the Internet to quench your search thirst, Google (news, site) goes up-to-the-second with Real Time Content. Gotta Google 'Em All These days it is hard to impress people with search engines.

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