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53 min ago | PC World

Lenovo reveals smartglasses prototype that apes Google Glass, seeks hardware partners

Lenovo showed off a smart glasses prototype on Thursday, part of a push to attract developers and other hardware manufacturers to a new partner program.

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Related Topix: Emerging Technology, Google, Startups, Science / Technology, CPU

1 hr ago | New York Daily News

Web search engines make federal agency unnecessary: senators

A bipartisan duo of senators wants to kill a small government agency with a bill called the Let Me Google That for You Act.

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Related Topix: Internet, Science / Technology, Emerging Technology, US Politics, US News, Claire McCaskill, US Senate, Democrat, Tom Coburn, Republican

6 hrs ago | Local TV Station KTVZ

Only 3 in 10 Twitter workers are women

The lack of diversity is even more apparent on the management team, where 79% is male and 72% is white.

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Related Topix: Emerging Technology

Wed Jul 23, 2014

BetaNews

Google is working 9 to 5 -- brings Street View to Dollywood

Dolly Parton is a living legend. Even if you do not love country music, you probably love one of her songs.

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Related Topix: Emerging Technology, Dolly Parton, Country, Whitney Houston, Black Entertainment, Pop/Rock

The Winnipeg Free Press

Considering a group tour for your next trip? Here's how to pick the tour that's right for you

Group tours sound easy: Choose a destination and the tour company plans your trip, delivering you to hotels, restaurants and attractions.

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Related Topix: Emerging Technology, Travel

Business Journal

Google buys 3-D graphics firm drawElements for about $10M

Google is acquiring Finnish firm drawElements as it looks to improve its mobile Android software and bring in fresh talent to boost its businesses.

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Related Topix: Google, Startups, ITA Software, WebMD, Widevine Technologies, Emerging Technology, AdMob

SiliconValley.com

Facebook profit soars and revenue beats expectations

Facebook turned in another strong financial performance in its second quarter, as profit soared and revenue beat Wall Street expectations for the ninth consecutive quarter.

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Related Topix: Startups, Facebook, Social Software, Google, Emerging Technology

Network World

Mozilla ships Firefox 31, adds search to new tab page

Mozilla yesterday released Firefox 31, patching 14 vulnerabilities, debuting a search box on the new tab page and adding a Google-provided service that detects and blocks known malicious files before they're downloaded.

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Related Topix: Mozilla, Emerging Technology, Internet, Santa Clara County, CA, Mountain View, CA

New Scientist

The new Google? Baidu's big plans to bust out of China

Baidu is not just looking at smart bikes. China's ambitious search firm wants to use AI to change computing - and it has global ambitions IS BAIDU about to step it up a gear? Rumours have been circulating that the Chinese search engine is developing a bike that could drive itself through packed city streets.

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Related Topix: Emerging Technology, Science, Computer Science, Internet, Science / Technology, CPU

ComputerWorld

Google rival slams EU Commission over antitrust settlement proposals

One of the complainants in an antitrust case against Google has slammed the European Commission for apparently adopting wholesale Google's proposal to settle the case, while giving complainants no fair chance to express their views on the settlement.

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Related Topix: Emerging Technology

National Public Radio

A Plan To Untangle Our Digital Lives After We're Gone

But the tech industry warns the measure could threaten the privacy of the deceased.

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Related Topix: Startups, Facebook, Social Software, Emerging Technology

Silicon Alley Insider

Apple's App Store Is An Ancient And Outdated Mess - Here's What Has To Change

In 2013, it did $10 billion in gross revenue. For context, Facebook did just under $8 billion revenue in 2013.

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Related Topix: Apple, Startups, Google, Emerging Technology

Express India

Review: Amazon Fire modified Google Android, offers 'new ways' to use smartphones

What I find fascinating about Amazon's Fire smartphone isn't the gizmos such as the 3-D imagery or the camera scanner that helps you get more information about products.

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Related Topix: Google, Startups, Emerging Technology, iPod touch App, Yelp, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, iPhone, Ipad, Science / Technology

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Law.com

Google Stumbles in Texas IP Fight With Apple Group

Google Inc. and its lawyers at Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan have lost an early bid to knock out patent infringement claims by Rockstar Consortium, the Apple Inc.-backed group that snatched up Nortel Networks Inc.'s patent portfolio in a 2011 auction.

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Related Topix: Google, Startups, Emerging Technology, Nortel Network, Telecom, Marshall, TX

SFGate

The 15 Wildest Things Google Chairman Eric Schmidt Has Ever Said

He was originally brought in as the " adult supervision " for founders Sergey Brin and Larry Page, but, as one of the most vocal senior executives at Google, he's also said some pretty controversial, provocative, or bizarre things over the years.

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Related Topix: Google, Startups, Emerging Technology, Sergey Brin, Larry Page

Patch.com

'If He Couldn't Have Her No One Could,' Says Prosecutor About Murder Suspect

By PAUL ANDERSON City News Service The proof that a 55-year-old man murdered his roommate because "if he couldn't have her no one could" lies in his online searches for information on the time it takes for a body to decompose and the location of the victim's grave in Modjeska Canyon, a prosecutor told jurors today.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Emerging Technology, Cal State Fullerton, Fullerton, CA, Orange County, CA

Mashable

Yahoo Japan Launches Service to Manage Your Digital Presence After Death

Yahoo Japan launched a new service uniquely designed to serve the country's large population of elderly people, by tidying up their digital footprints after they die.

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Related Topix: Yahoo! Japan, Emerging Technology

ComputerWorld

Google updates the Maps Explore Nearby feature -- for some users

Google is trying out a new Google Maps feature said to provide users with more information about their destinations, or about nearby points of interest, reports say.

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Related Topix: Google, Startups, Emerging Technology

Canada Online Explorer

Porn, poop and autopsy photos - What Cdns are searching on Google

Quebecers have a thing for poutine, lots of folks in Saskatchewan search for bestiality and Albertans lead the country in searches for pregnant porn, a new report looking at Google searches has found.

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Related Topix: Emerging Technology

Reuters

Google must face U.S. privacy lawsuit over commingled user data

Saying his decision was a close call, U.S. District Judge Paul Grewal in San Jose, California, ruled on Monday night that Google must face breach of contract and fraud claims by users of Android-powered devices who had downloaded at least one Android application through Google Play.

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Related Topix: Google, Startups, Emerging Technology, Sport Movies, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Rocky, Celebrities, Sylvester Stallone

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