Android Wear smartwatches to work with iPhones

Google releases app that links Android watches to Apple operating systems for directions, fitness information and event notifications, emails and Facebook

Google is introducing an app to connect Android smartwatches with Apple’s iPhone, escalating the rivals’ battle to strap their technology on people’s wrists.

The move puts Google on to Apple’s turf in an attempt to boost the lackluster sales of watches running on its Android Wear software.

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Google accused of abusing search dominance in India

Preliminary findings of three year old probe submitted to country’s competition commission includes allegations of illegal self-promotion

Indian investigators have accused Google of abusing its dominance of internet search to stifle competition in the country.

The preliminary findings of the three year old probe have been submitted to the competition commission of India and to Google.

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US federal agent investigating Silk Road admits $800,000 bitcoin

Shaun Bridges, a former secret service member, pleads guilty to money laundering after another member of same task force admitted to similar crimes

A former US secret service agent has pleaded guilty to stealing over $800,000 worth of bitcoin during an investigation into online drug marketplace Silk Road.

Related: Silk Road: undercover DEA agent turned bitcoin thief pleads guilty

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Ohio traffic stop after black man’s ‘eye contact’ with officer prompts scrutiny

John Felton posted video on Facebook in which an officer said he had pulled the 25-year-old African American over due to a failure to a late turn signal

An Ohio traffic stop that a police officer justified by saying a black driver “made direct eye contact” has prompted a promise of review by the Dayton police department and an acrimonious response from police supporters defending the stop.

On the night of 15 August, according to a Facebook account by 25-year-old John Felton, he was driving with his brother to his mother’s house in Dayton when an officer pulled him over for failing to use his turn signal “100ft prior to your turn”. Unnerved by how the patrol car had followed him, Felton said he turned on his phone’s camera and questioned the traffic stop.

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