Chance Miller

@ChanceHMiller

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Chance currently writes for both 9to5Google and 9to5Mac, in addition to 9to5Toys. He has previously written for several other online publications. He uses a Nexus 5, iPhone 5s, iPad Air, Hackintosh, and Macbook Air.

August 25

GOOG: 769.41

-0.23
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August 18

GOOG: 777.50

-2.41
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Google today announced that it is opening a new startup space this September in San Francisco. The company made the announcement on the Google Developers Blog and revealed the space will be over 14,000-square-feet in size and located at 301 Howard Street.

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9to5mac 

While Apple has seen declining sales of its iPhone over recent quarters, new data from Gartner provides another look into the decline facing Apple and the smartphone market in other regions. Overall, the data shows that smartphone sales worldwide grew 4.3 percent year-over-year, though Apple saw a 7.6 percent decline itself. When it comes to operating systems, iOS and Android continue their dominance.

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August 10

GOOG: 784.68

0.42
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LG today issued a press release to continue to tease its upcoming V20 smartphone. The company, which has yet share any images of the device, took the opportunity to tease that the device will be the smartphone to come to market with a feature that it says makes the device top-notch…

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According to a new report from Recode, the founder and CEO of Google Ventures – recently rebranded as GV – is leaving the firm and the firm’s parent company, Alphabet. The report, citing “sources,” says that Bill Maris will depart this coming Friday, August 12th.

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9to5toys 

August 9

GOOG: 784.26

2.50
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The Fossil Q Marshal and Q Wander, which were originally unveiled earlier this year, now have a pre-order date. The company announced today that the two Android Wear-powered smartwatches will be available for pre-order this Friday, August 12th. The devices will be available in stores on August 29th.

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August 3

GOOG: 773.18

2.11
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electrek 

August 2

GOOG: 771.07

-1.81
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Even though some reports have spelled trouble for Cyanogen, the community-driven developer side of things is still pushing ahead, stronger than ever. Today, the Huawei Honor 5X and ASUS ZenPad 8.0 are the latest recipients of early builds of CyanogenMod 13, which is based on Android 6.0 Marshmallow.

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August 1

GOOG: 772.88

4.09
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According to new data from Strategy Analytics, Samsung’s dominance in the mobile market has continued to rise this year. The data shows that the company’s Galaxy S7 Edge was the world’s top-selling Android device during the first half of 2016, with estimated shipments of 13.3 million units.

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9to5mac 

July 21

GOOG: 738.63

-2.56
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Corning, the company behind the popular Gorilla Glass brand, today announced the next iteration of its cover glass for mobile displays, a likely candidate for future Android devices. Corning says that Gorilla Glass 5 survives drops onto rough surfaces four times better than other solutions, noting that clarity of the display and touch sensitivity are not affected.

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July 20

GOOG: 741.19

4.23
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Two years ago, Google acquired artificial intelligence firm DeepMind and since then, the companies have made great strides in artificial intelligence.  Now, as detailed by a new report from Bloomberg, Google has even went as far as to put DeepMind to use to help save energy.

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July 18

GOOG: 733.78

13.93
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Google today announced a pair of minor updates for some of its services on the Google Apps Updates blog. Specifically, the new features affect the Google Admin app on Android, as well as Google Docs, Sheets, and Slides.

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9to5toys 

Google’s mobile payments solution is continuing to expand to new banks and credit unions. Today, Google has updated its Android Pay website to reveal that 19 new banks and credit unions in the United States now support the service.

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July 16

GOOG: 719.85

-1.10
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Since its initial launch last week, the insanely popular Pokémon Go has gradually been rolling out to more countries. Most recently, the app launched in Italy, Spain, and Portugal. Now, it has been announced that the title is available in 26 new countries across Europe.

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July 13

GOOG: 716.98

-3.66
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When Android Pay launched in the UK earlier this year, it was announced at the same time that Android’s mobile payment service would be coming to Australia at some point, as well. Now, it appears that Android Pay has launched in Australia today.

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electrek 

July 12

GOOG: 720.64

5.55
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Seemingly fed up with Google’s inability to map the area, Faroe Islanders have taken the initiative into their own hands. The Guardian reports that citizens of the area, which consists of 18 sub-polar islands in the Atlantic, have started attempting to create their own version of Google Street View.

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