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Hands-free "Ok Google" voice search now available in Chrome

While Google has offered voice search for a while via plug-ins and a beta program, the company has now officially rolled out hands-free searching for everyone. After enabling the feature, users can say "Ok Google" to ready the service to…

Google is testing out hidden URLs in Chrome

Google has begun testing hidden URLs in its publicly available experimental Chrome browser, Canary. Google has recently updated the browser to include a new feature, which hides the long form of a URL and only displays the site name and…

Google Now arrives on Chrome for desktops and notebooks

It’s been more than a year in the making but Google Now has finally arrived on Chrome for desktop and notebook users. The service will allow users to see certain Now cards if they are signed into Chrome including weather,…

LG reportedly creating its first Chrome OS devices

LG has created Android devices over the past while, and now it looks as though it may be teaming up with Google for another kind of product. A report from TMWatch points at LG and Google getting together to produce…

Google set to enforce tighter SSL security in Chrome

Google is setting out higher standards for security in Chrome and other products created on it. The company is outlining major changes to its enforcement of SSL/TLS certificates on a post to the CA/Browser Forum Public Discussion List.