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Microsoft Surface

Google introduces Pixel C tablet, new Nexus phones

SAN FRANCISCO _ Google introduced a tablet-laptop hybrid Tuesday, along with two new Nexus phones and updates to Chromecast that together marked the company's first big product launch since reorganizing under parent company Alphabet.tmpplchld Emphasizing a push by the company to build its own in-house hardware, Google CEO Sundar Pichai announced the new tablet, called Pixel C, that is powered with Google's Android operating system and is likely to compete with Microsoft's Surface and Apple's iPad Pro, all of which transform into laptop-like devices with the addition of a keyboard.tmpplchld "There's no kickstand," said Andrew Bowers, a Google product director, as he...