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Google Currents: A Personalized Magazine for Your Phone

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Google Currents: A Personalized Magazine for Your Phone

PC World – 2011-12-13

The free app for Android and iOS creates digital magazines with text and video, but it runs slowly unless the sync settings are correct.
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ASUS could drop dual-OS devices following pressure from Google and Microsoft

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Eleven more countries: Google launches Chromecast in Europe and Canada

Well, hello there: Chromecast is now available in 10 European countries as well as Canada, and the BBC and some other big publishers are ready to cast. | GigaOM – 2014-03-19

Google, Viacom Settle YouTube Copyright Suit

Copyright experts had seen the case as a key test of the DMCA's "safe harbor" provision, which protects Internet service providers from liability for the infringing behavior of its users. | Publishers Weekly – 2014-03-19

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604 Bay Area teachers get classroom wish lists funded by Google

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604 Bay Area teachers get classroom projects funded by Google

Google grants wish lists of teachers in nine Bay Area counties. They had posted projects on the crowd-funding site DonorsChoose and sought everything from pencils to books to iPads to laser cutters... | San Jose Mercury News – 2014-03-31

DC Periodical Comics Now for Sale on Google Play

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