The companies didn't announce the transaction until yesterday, despite it taking place in the third quarter of 2012.
An open-source project called Rappor uses randomly muddled data to let Google gather information about people's software usage while keeping individuals' behavior private.
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The technology may not actually come to future versions, given the "flatter" design in Apple's latest OS X effort, Yosemite.
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