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Most popular stories of 2015: Google

The year Google stopped being Google and became Alphabet... but what's in a name? Surely the company once synonymous with web search has become a true tech giant and a leader in cloud, mobile, software, mapping, and a contender in…

Uber reportedly wants Nokia's Here maps for $3 billion

According to The New York Times, ridesharing company Uber has reportedly put in a bid to purchase Nokia's Here mapping division for the grand total of $3 billion. Nokia has been looking to offload Here for the past few months, and…

Google Maps' search nearby feature is back

Google has finally returned the incredibly useful 'search nearby' feature to Google Maps. The feature disappeared with the Google Maps redesign, which the company officially rolled out to all users last month. Amidst all of yesterday's April fool jokes, the…