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Spotlight: Google gets patent for self-driving delivery vehicle

Google has received a U.S. patent for an autonomous delivery vehicle, RCR Wireless reported Wednesday.

Gmail to alert users to unsecured or unauthenticated email messages

Gmail will now alert users to unsecured or unauthenticated email messages as part of a bid to ratchet up the security of the popular email service.

Microsoft uses the App Store like a menu for acquisitions and there's little Apple can do to stop it

The app store approach has allowed Microsoft to invade iOS and Android. While the company would otherwise be wallowing in mobile irrelevancy, its war chest has allowed it to continually cherry pick some of the most popular productivity apps for acquisition as well as build out its own offerings.

Microsoft adds PaaS and DevOps tools to Azure Stack technical preview

Microsoft is wasting no time beefing up the technical preview of Azure Stack, which went live on Jan. 29. In a blog post, the Azure Stack team noted they had added a handful of other services and tools to the preview, including platform as a service and DevOps elements.

Business users should find Android Wear update something to shout about

Business users of Android Wear smartwatches should be happy with the recent updates made by Google to its Android Wear software.

Google to clamp down on fake download buttons

Google has started blocking websites that resort to trickery to get users to click on content they would not normally view.

Dodgy Type-C USB cable kills expensive Chromebook Pixel

Google engineer Benson Leung blows the whistle this week on a Type-C USB cable that killed his Chromebook Pixel.

Despite rapid growth rates, Microsoft and Google had little impact on AWS in Q4, says Synergy

Microsoft and Google are by far the fastest growing cloud providers, but for all their growth, they had little effect on the juggernaut that is Amazon Web Services as the year closed.

Both Microsoft and Google want a piece of the Parse customer base

Parse may not have been much of a moneymaker for Facebook (at least according to reports), but it didn't take long for competitors to start trying to attract existing Parse users to their own backend as a service and cloud database offerings.

Spotlight: Google faces lawsuit from college students over alleged illegal data siphoning

A group of former and current University of California, Berkeley students have filed suit against Google, claiming the tech giant illegally siphoned information from their university accounts linked to Google apps.