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Google CEO: Facebook is “holding users hostage”

Google CEO: Facebook is “holding users hostage”

Google CEO Larry Page has called out Facebook for its overly-possessive attitude toward user data, arguing that the social network is "holding users hostage" with its shortage of export options. Page criticized the site while appearing on the Charlie Rose show, telling the host that "I think it’s been unfortunate that Facebook has been pretty closed with their data," VentureBeat reports. While Google is willing to open up, Page insists, there's still no sign that Facebook will ever do the same.

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LG “Nexus” Google TV tipped

LG “Nexus” Google TV tipped

LG and Google are collaborating on what could become the first Nexus Google TV, sources inside the project claim, with the search company considering giving its Korean partner early access to a future version of the smart TV software. The deal would follow the pattern already set with HTC and Samsung on the Nexus range of smartphones, two insiders tell Bloomberg, with LG's TV being positioned as the flagship Google TV device and an example for other manufacturers to follow.

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Google Nexus tablet in next 6 months teases Schmidt

Google Nexus tablet in next 6 months teases Schmidt

Google will begin promoting what could be the first official Nexus tablet within the next six months, according to chairman Eric Schmidt, the latest stage in the "brutal competition" between it and Apple. "In the next six months we plan to market a tablet of the highest quality" Schmidt told Italian newspaper Corriere della Sea, while also confirming that Google plans to leverage its voice recognition technology to better challenge Apple's Siri.

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No root Google Wallet port for Galaxy Nexus

No root Google Wallet port for Galaxy Nexus

If you have a new Galaxy Nexus and you aren’t happy with the fact that Google Wallet isn't offered for the smartphone, you need to check out this port. Some of the devs on XDA-Developers have been able to port the app to the Galaxy Nexus without having to root the device. The port involves installing the app as an APK.

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Security of Google Wallet questioned by viaForensics

Security of Google Wallet questioned by viaForensics

Most of us are very concerned about the security of the data that is stored on our smartphones. That concern is only going to grow as services like Google Wallet take more than our contacts or emails and store the data on phones. The security of Google Wallet has been called into question by a security firm called viaForensics. According to the security firm, the Google Wallet app has failed their security tests.

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Google: No Ice Cream Sandwich for Nexus One

Google: No Ice Cream Sandwich for Nexus One

Google's original Nexus One will not get an official upgrade to Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, it has been confirmed, with only the Nexus S getting the latest version of the smartphone platform. While the Nexus S will get updated "within weeks" of Ice Cream Sandwich (ICS) going live, Google's Hugo Barra confirmed to the Telegraph, the exec admitted that the Nexus One hardware was simply too old to support the new OS.

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Google Galaxy Nexus apparently detailed by NTT DoCoMo flyer

Google Galaxy Nexus apparently detailed by NTT DoCoMo flyer

NTT DoCoMo hasn't just confirmed that the Google Galaxy Nexus is coming in a few hours time, but apparently the specifications we can expect to see in the Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich handset. According to what's apparently a printed flyer distributed by the carrier, gpad.tv reports, he new flagship will indeed have a 4.65-inch Super AMOLED HD display running at 1280 x 720 resolution, and be powered by a 1.2GHz TI OMAP4460 processor.

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Google Wallet adds coupons, rewards, and more retail partners

Google Wallet adds coupons, rewards, and more retail partners

Google Wallet unveiled its first batch of retail partners last week, which included American Eagle Outfitters, The Container Store, Foot Locker, Guess, Jamba Juice, Macy's, OfficeMax, and Toys R Us. And today, the company has even more good news for the select few with the NFC-equipped Nexus S 4G, revealing that those retail partners will also begin offering coupons and rewards points exclusively through Google Wallet.

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Google Nexus Prime renderings appear accurate

Google Nexus Prime renderings appear accurate

It looks like those fabulous 3D illustrators are at it again, this time to bring us a good glimpse at what might well be what the Nexus Prime looks like. It's the fine team of renderers at Ciccarese Design that draw us up a look at what might well be the next hero phone for Google's mobile operating system, this time looking rather similar to two devices: the last Nexus phone, aka the Nexus S from Samsung, and the Samsung Galaxy S II line here in the USA. From what we understand via the ever-expanding rumor library surrounding this device, that combination might not be all that far off from the truth.

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Google MVNO launches in Spain; Euro carrier push tipped [Updated]

Google MVNO launches in Spain; Euro carrier push tipped [Updated]

Google has quietly set up operations as an MVNO (mobile virtual network operator) in Spain, buying bulk network capacity from existing carriers and providing employees with a special Google SIM in order to use it. Intended initially to allow Google to perform Google Voice quality testing when paired with a Nexus S handset, members of Spanish forum ElOtroLado report, the SIMs variously use Movistar, Orange and Vodafone.

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