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Yahoo! For Android Goes 1.0 With Story Streams, 'Summaries By Yahoo!'

Yahoo's self-branded app for Android – called simple Yahoo! – has just moved up to version 1.0, an update that brings with it some not-insignificant enhancements.

First among these is the app's story streams and "summaries by Yahoo!", in which news stories are parsed into bite-sized summaries. The functionality is somewhat similar to Wavii's aggregation and summarization service, but is more probably tied to Yahoo's recent acquisition of Summly. While we can't be sure just yet if Summly's handiwork is making Yahoo's app tick behind the scenes, it was noted at the time of acquisition that the summary service's technology would "soon return to multiple Yahoo!

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Google Supposedly Snaps Up Aggregator Wavii In $30 Million+ Acquisition

Wavii, a service that promises to help you "keep up with everything you care about" has been snapped up by Google, according to Tech Crunch, for a sum totaling over $30 Million.

The deal, which signals an end to an apparent acquisition battle between Google and Apple, likely means that Wavii's language processing prowess will be integrated with Google services from the Knowledge Graph all the way down to (perhaps) Google Now.

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[The Android Police Week In Review] The Biggest Android Stories Of The Week (8/19/12-8/26/12)

It's time again for another edition of the Android Police Week In Review. This week, there's all sorts of crazy law stuff and Note 10.1 things going on, so be sure to check out the Android At Arms and Product Review sections! You can also hear us talk about most of these topics on our weekly podcast.

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  • T-Mobile unveils its new unlimited data plan that's really unlimited, as opposed to the old unlimited data plans that really weren't unlimited, but are still called unlimited.
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[The Android Police Week In Review] The Biggest Android Stories Of The Week (8/12/12-8/19/12)

Time for the Android Police Week In Review, and a review-worthy week it is. Be sure to catch our podcast, too. You'll find many of these words there, spoken by us!

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[The Android Police Week In Review] The Biggest Android Stories Of The Week (8/5/12/-8/12/12)

It's that time again - the Android Police Week In Review is here to put all of the stuff you might want to read in a list. And who doesn't like a good list now and then? And if you don't like lists, you can listen instead. On our podcast.

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[The Android Police Week In Review] The Biggest Android Stories Of The Week (7/29/12-8/5/12)

Welcome back to the Android Police Week In Review - your one-stop shopping destination for all things Android news in the last 7 days. You can also find a lot of these stories in a semi-easy-to-digest format as part of our weekly podcast.

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[The Android Police Week In Review] The Biggest Android Stories Of The Week (7/22/12-7/29/12)

It's time for yet another Android Police Week In Review - don't forget to check out these stories and a lot more [off-topic banter] in our weekly podcast, too!

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Weekend Poll

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[The Android Police Week In Review] The Biggest Android Stories Of The Week (7/15/12-7/22/12)

Welcome back to the Android Police Week In Review, which is getting published slightly late this week because hey, the matinee screening of The Dark Knight Rises was cheaper. Don't forget, you can hear a lot of this over the course of an hour instead of 10 minutes in our podcast.

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[The Android Police Week In Review] The Biggest Android Stories Of The Week (7/8/12-7/15/12)

The Android Police Week In Review is back! And that shouldn't be surprising, because it's Sunday. Unless you have amnesia. Or you're just reading it for the first time. I'm going to guess the latter is probably a little more common. And whether you're an amnesiac or a first-timer, you can catch a lot of these stories on our podcast, too.

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[The Android Police Week In Review] The Biggest Android Stories Of The Week (7/1/12-7/8/12)

It's time for the Android Police Week In Review, your source for the most important Android bullet points of the week. You can catch a lot of this news in our podcast as well.

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Android at Arms (legal news)

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