Wireless spectrum is always in demand as many U.S. carriers prepare for 5G deployments over the coming years. One promising technology to mitigate cost is called the Citizens Broadband Radio Service, with many companies actively investing. Google today detailed its interest in CBRS and defined its future role.

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Chrome OS ‘Better Together’ integration w/ Android Messages rolling out on Developer channel

One aspect where Google has lagged behind Apple is in the creation of a coherent ecosystem, where each piece contributes to a greater whole. However, this is beginning to change. With Chrome OS’s “Better Together” initiative, Google promises to connect their laptop and smartphone operating systems. The first step of the plan is being tested now, with Android Messages integration.

Chrome OS is taking over the education market with affordable, simple hardware backed by cloud management capabilities. One country where Chromebooks are particularly prevalent is New Zealand, where its Ministry of Education signed a deal with Google to provide all schools access to Chrome Education management tools.

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Deal: Get Pixelbook at 25% off: $750!

Today we’ve got our review of the Google Home Hub, some Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 3 stories, Android Pie on Chrome OS Canary, our review of the Nokia 7.1, and more.

9to5Google Daily is available on Google PlayiTunes and Apple’s Podcasts appStitcher, or through our dedicated RSS feed for Pocket Casts and other podcast players.

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Over the past year, YouTube Kids introduced human-curated channels and allowed parents to whitelist videos after some failings with the algorithm. The service is now coming to Smart Displays, Google Home, and Cast-connected televisions.

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Google Pixel 3 gets a transparent makeover and it’s one of the best we’ve seen [Video]

For the past year or so, YouTuber JerryRigEverything has been taking our favorite glass-backed smartphones and ripping them open to give them a makeover with a glass back. Now, he’s delivered a transparent Pixel 3.

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