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Take an in-depth look at Google's Android Wear for smart watches

Google has generated a great deal of buzz with the rollout of Android Wear, its software for wearable computers, starting with smart watches. But what does the software actual entail and how does it look?

Google teams with AT&T, Verizon on spectrum sharing pitch to FCC

In today's spotlight, FierceWirelessTech takes a look at a joint FCC filing from Google, AT&T and Verizon, that disclosed a meeting at the FCC where the companies expressed their views regarding commercial operations in the 3.5 GHz spectrum band.

Google, AT&T and Verizon have shared vision for 3.5 GHz framework

It has long been observed that politics makes strange bedfellows, and a recent FCC filing shows that trend continues. In this case, Google, AT&T and Verizon partnered to express their views to the FCC regarding commercial operations in the 3.5 GHz band, which is envisioned for use in small cell deployments.

Google, Samsung compete for smart watch developers

Google and partner Samsung Electronics collaborate on smartphones and tablets, but when it comes to smart watches, the two companies are going to be vying for developers.

Huawei backtracks, won't release a dual-OS Android, Windows Phone smartphone

Huawei said it has no plans to release a dual-OS smartphone running Microsoft's Windows Phone and Google's Android, contradicting earlier statements from a Huawei executive.

Chromecast expands to 11 countries

Google kicked off the global rollout of its Chromecast streaming stick, announcing that the device is now available in nine countries on the European continent, the United Kingdom and Canada.

Viacom, Google settle their differences, while Google reveals 'super-flagger' program

Google and Viacom have settled out of court over a contentious, $1 billion copyright infringement battle that had been going on since 2007, when Google first purchased YouTube. Settlement details were not released, but reportedly no money changed hands in the deal.

Viacom settles $1B lawsuit filed against YouTube

Viacom said Tuesday that it signed an agreement with Google which resolves a $1 billion copyright infringement lawsuit that the media giant filed against YouTube in 2007, the year after it was acquired by Google.

Google unveils Android Wear software for smart watches, other wearables

As expected, Google released a specific version of its Android mobile software designed for wearable computing, called Android Wear, putting the company firmly in support of wearables like smart watches. LG Electronics and Motorola Mobile have confirmed they will release watches running the new software.

Rumor Mill: Google to move Google Voice functionality to Hangouts

Google will drop its Google Voice service and move most of its functionality into its Hangouts apps for both Android and iOS, according to a  9to5Google  report, which did not cite its sources.