Google lays out its ambitions for your phone, your home, your car and your wallet

At its developers conference, Google shows off a new version of Android and a rival to Apple Pay

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    How your online data can get hijacked

    What happens when you send an e-mail or buy something online? Most of what we do on the Internet requires sending data thousands of miles to other computers. But how does the data know where to go, and can it get lost or stolen along the way?

    YouTube will support virtual reality video this summer

    YouTube will support virtual reality video this summer

    Google and GoPro want you to join the virtual reality revolution.

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    This text can crash your phone

    This text can crash your phone

    The real threat of the latest iPhone-crashing bug? The prank you can pull with it.

    6 takeaways from Mary Meeker’s must-read report

    6 takeaways from Mary Meeker’s must-read report

    The venture capitalist highlights the latest trends in Internet usage and growth.

    Google I/O: What to expect from Google’s big conference

    Google I/O: What to expect from Google’s big conference

    Shopping and mobile appear to be on the search giant’s mind.

    The FCC wants to expand Internet subsidies for the poor

    The FCC wants to expand Internet subsidies for the poor

    For years, the Lifeline program helped poor people get phone service. Now it could be expanded to cover high-speed Internet.

    Netflix now accounts for almost 37 percent of our Internet traffic

    Netflix now accounts for almost 37 percent of our Internet traffic

    The online service is driving the rise and rise of video consumption

    What drones can do about air pollution

    What drones can do about air pollution

    A journalist experiments with how to better tell stories with the help of the latest technologies.

    Box lands Justice Department deal for cloud storage

    Box lands Justice Department deal for cloud storage

    The file-sharing company wants to expand its federal government work, says CEO Aaron Levie.

    China: Let a thousand innovation projects bloom

    China: Let a thousand innovation projects bloom

    To understand China’s future priorities, just look at what it’s trying to build.

    U.N. report: Encryption is important to human rights — and backdoors undermine it

    U.N. report: Encryption is important to human rights — and backdoors undermine it

    New report says United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights is pro-encryption, anti-backdoor.

    Sick of telemarketers and robocalls? The FCC is poised for a crackdown.

    Sick of telemarketers and robocalls? The FCC is poised for a crackdown.

    The agency’s chairman is proposing new weapons for consumers in the war against unwanted marketing.

    This prank message can crash your iPhone. (Don’t worry, you can recover.)

    This prank message can crash your iPhone. (Don’t worry, you can recover.)

    The problem appears to be in the way the iPhone displays non-Roman characters in certain notifications.

    When robots teach the elderly how to exercise

    When robots teach the elderly how to exercise

    A Dutch retirement home has turned to a small robot to entertain its residents.

    Particle physics: Not dangerous, but still scary

    Particle physics: Not dangerous, but still scary

    The science is daunting. And so are the questions it is attempting to answer.

    Microsoft will release its Cortana voice-control app for iOS and Android, too

    Microsoft will release its Cortana voice-control app for iOS and Android, too

    The company announces it will build iOS and Android versions of its own smartphone voice assistant.

    Vox Media to acquire respected but financially pressed tech site Re/code

    Vox Media to acquire respected but financially pressed tech site Re/code

    Vox, led by Jim Bankoff, has been raising venture capital to fund an aggressive expansion spree.

    Air Force certifies Elon Musk’s SpaceX to launch national security missions

    Air Force certifies Elon Musk’s SpaceX to launch national security missions

    Elon Musk’s SpaceX wins certification from the Air Force to launch national security satellites to space.

    EMC to buy Bethesda cloud-computing company for $1.2 billion

    The IT giant’s acquisition of Virtustream is one of the largest in the Washington region this year.

    Android users can finally use Periscope (and it has more features than the iPhone version)

    Android users can finally use Periscope (and it has more features than the iPhone version)

    Twitter’s Periscope live-streaming app hits Android phones, as the company looks for new ways to grow and make money.

    The Time Warner Cable deal will provide ‘lower prices for faster’ Internet, says Charter’s CEO

    The Time Warner Cable deal will provide ‘lower prices for faster’ Internet, says Charter’s CEO

    The longtime cable official discusses the future of broadband, video and the cable industry.

    Online dating is more normal than ever. But it also comes with new risks.

    Online dating is more normal than ever. But it also comes with new risks.

    Looking for love online may have some digital complications.

    Charter just bought Time Warner Cable. Here’s what customers can look forward to next.

    Charter just bought Time Warner Cable. Here’s what customers can look forward to next.

    WiFi calling and streaming video are two of the products Charter’s chief executive says the future might hold.