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The Office client for Android has been updated and it now includes support for Dropbox. This is where users can store and share their files in the cloud, while Dropbox documents now show up in Office.
Google has agreed to settle a patent dispute between itself and the Rockstar consortium, an assembly of companies including Apple and Microsoft that own Nortel's old intellectual property.
After Taylor Swift removed her music catalogue from Spotify, she faced quite some criticism from people claiming that she had 'sold her soul to Google', her spokesperson put these rumors to bed.
Mozilla has announced a significant shift in their browser strategy that has seen them team up with Google for searching but that comes to an end as Yahoo! will now be the default engine.
A coalition of the internet's biggest companies is trying to push the US Senate into adopting the Freedom Act, which would limit data collection and bring greater transparency to the likes of the NSA
A frustrated website owner filed a lawsuit against Google claiming that Google was purposely not showing results for the website in search results. The judge has ruled the case in favor of Google.
UK retailers and carriers are now accepting pre-orders for Google's Nexus 6, with prices starting at £499 off-contract, or free on a two-year plan priced around £35 a month, with delivery from Dec 1.
From Windows preview updates and the new Visual Studio, to Cortana everywhere, the rollout of Android 5.0, and a bit of Raspberry Pi, we take a look back at highlights from this week's top tech news.
Security researchers, developers and hackers tried their luck in exploiting various devices and OS(s) in HP's annual Pwn2Own event. A prize pool of $425,000 was distributed among the winners.
Mozilla is reportedly in talks with Google to extend the multi-million dollar funding from the search giant, which has been a key source of income for the not-for-profit organization over the years.
It appears that the integration of Hangouts and Google Voice does not mean that the Messenger app will be discontinued anytime soon with Google releasing an update for it on Android.
Google says that "dessert is served", as it announces that it has started rolling out a delicious treat to owners of its Nexus devices, in the form of the long-awaited Android 5.0 Lollipop update.
Google is donating $10m to not-for-profit organizations working to fight the threat of Ebola, and it will donate up to $5m more, by giving $2 for every $1 donated to various nonprofits.
In an attempt to take on the likes of Spotify, Deezer and Beats music, YouTube is aligning itself as a paid for music streaming service. And we could see it launch within a matter of weeks.
It looks like LG has beaten Motorola, not to mention Google, to the punch as the manufacturer is the first to start the Android 5.0 update roll-out. The LG G3 will be the first handset to receive it.
From big Office changes and Xbox updates, to more bendy iPhones, Lollipop updates, cool concepts, creepy websites and Spanish Cortana, we look back at highlights from this week's top tech news.
The adult film industry is upset that Google refuses to work with them to help combat the rampant piracy of porn that plagues the Internet, while they happily work with more mainstream studios.
Google is offering customers who purchase a Nexus 6 before the end of the year six months of free Google Play Music All Access, assuming you haven't previously subscribed or trialed it in the past.
Latest survey numbers from ComScore have revealed a slight increase in Windows Phone marketshare, while Apple has seen a minor dip during the months of June to September.
Google has quietly added Nexus 6 listings and pricing info to its Play Store in 12 new markets around the world - but we're still no closer to learning exactly when it will begin shipping to buyers.
The first trailer for Avengers: Age of Ultron was leaked prematurely on October 22. Marvel did not take this lightly and have issued a subpoena against Google to turn over the leaker of the trailer.
Microsoft has announced that it is dropping the requirement of an Office 365 subscription for its Office apps on iOS and, soon, on Android, effectively making Office free across all mobile devices.
Android 5.0 was widely expected to begin rolling out to Nexus devices on Nov 3 - but it seems the OTA updates have been delayed until Nov 12, possibly due to a battery-draining Wi-Fi bug.
After two weeks, Google is finally giving people a chance to secure an invite to its latest email app, Inbox. Although invitations have been rare, Google is guaranteeing an invite today.
Interested in a coveted Nexus 6? It looks like today is literally your lucky day. Google has announced that they will be replenishing stock of the Nexus 6 on the Google Play Store every Wednesday.
Google and LG have entered into a long-term agreement that will let each company make use of the other's patents. The deal stretches for ten years into the future and includes all new patents.
Google has shown support for Bitcoin in the past, but now the company has set up a Bitcoin ATM at its London Campus to evaluate the usage of the cryptocurrency and gather ideas.
Larry Page says the company has outgrown its mission statement to 'organize the world's information and make it universally accessible and useful' - but admits he doesn't know what comes next.
The Gmail application for Android is the latest to receive the Material Design update along with the ability to add third party email accounts such as Outlook, Yahoo and POP/IMAP
Voice assistants like Microsoft's Cortana, Google's Google Now and Apple's Siri help some of us quite a lot in our daily life but how useful are they when asked incredibly complex questions?
Google wants to create "nanoparticles" that will attack and destroy cancer cells, but many biologists are skeptical, saying it can't be done and is nothing more than science fiction.
The Spanish parliament passed a law on the 30th of October which will impose a new charge on news aggregators like Google News. Dubbed the 'Google Tax', this law has caused mixed reactions worldwide.
Google Inbox invites are slowly becoming more common but, as for now, they're still pretty scarce. We've got an invite chain going for our forum users who don't want to wait for Google!
Phonebloks has unveiled the first prototype for Project Ara. The modular device that debuted earlier this year has come a long way. A developer conference is scheduled for January of 2015.
Earlier today, the much anticipated Motorola Nexus 6 smartphone from Google running on Android Lollipop was made available for pre-order on the Google Play Store, only to be sold out in few minutes.
Susan Wojcicki, CEO of YouTube, has confirmed that the company is still "working on" its long-awaited music subscription service, adding that she is "optimistic that you can see it soon."
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With Google Inbox invites being so scarce, opportunists have taken to selling the invites on eBay. One auction so far has reached $205.00 + shipping, and others are averaging around the $50.00 mark.
Google has announced a new partnership with researchers at the University of Oxford in the UK, aimed at improving an AI's image recognition and natural language processing skills.
Inbox is an invite-only re-imagination of the standard Gmail. It intelligently groups specific types of mail together and learns your habits to display more important mail above the rest, and more.
Google has suspended pre-orders of its new Nexus Player, the $99 set-top box running Android 5.0 Lollipop, after it emerged that the device has still not been certified for sale in the US by the FCC.
From Windows news and Android 5.0, to a bunch of Apple devices, Surface, Xbox and PS4 updates, stuff on fire, and Bono, we take a look back at highlights from the week's top tech coverage on Neowin.
Microsoft's personal assistant is improving at an incredible rate. The latest update to Cortana brings new contextual app suggestions, evening glance, flight info and more.
The BBC has taken a stand against what it says are wrongful removals under the EU's 'right to be forgotten' ruling, and is planning to publish a list of its articles which are removed from Google.
Manufacturers are starting to detail their plans to roll out Lollipop to existing devices, including Sony, HTC, Motorola and NVIDIA, and more info has emerged on when Nexus devices will be updated.
Android 5.0 has been announced, although not all devices will get the new OS. Google's Nexus range will get the update first - but just which Nexus devices will actually get a lick of the Lollipop?
The LG G3 Vigor is the mid-tier sibling of the LG G3. Similar in looks and possessing the coveted Laser Auto Focus feature, can this mid-range handset reign supreme?
While it has been an impressive day for mobile news, T-Mobile is announcing that they will be offering Sony's latest flagship handset, the Xperia Z3. The handset is slated to release on October 29th.