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Google Glass hack allows brainwave control

Google Glass has been hacked so that it can be controlled by brainwaves. By combining the smart glasses with an electroencephalography (EEG) headset, the software makes it possible to take a picture without moving a muscle. 

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Breaking: Google acquires Nest Labs for $3.2 billion

Hold on to your hats, folks. We interrupt this otherwise slow news day with some breaking news. Google today announced the acquisition of Nest Labs for US$3.2 billion in cash.

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Google brings automatic voice search to computers running Chrome

Laptop and desktop users can now do a Google search without typing just by speaking aloud, with a Chrome extension that Google made available on Tuesday. 

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Disconnect Search, Built By Ex-Google And Ex-NSA Engineers, Lets You Use Google, Bing And Yahoo Without Tracking

Started as a side project by then-Googler Brian Kennish back in 2010 to cut out ad tracking during a person’s Facebook browsing session, Disconnect has gone on to raise funding (twice), expand to work on multiple browsers and sites, and … Continue reading

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Nexus 7 finds Apple napping

Uh-oh: iPad Mini meets the new Nexus 7. It’s not looking good for Apple at the moment.  Google has beat Apple at its own Retina-display-thumping game. Meet the Nexus 7, the eye-popping 323-pixels-per-inch wonder.  It is, in a way, the … Continue reading

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Google and NASA Snap up D-Wave Quantum Computer

D-Wave, the small company that sells the world’s only commercial quantum computer, has just bagged an impressive new customer: a collaboration between Google, NASA and the non-profit Universities Space Research Association. 

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Google Glass Already Has competition.

Google is not the only company working on Internet-connected glasses. At South by South West Interactive, former Tonchidot CEO—probably best known for inventing augmented reality camera app Sekai—unveiled a prototype for his new wearable computing device, Telepathy One.  

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Google begins showing apps for Glass

We’ve all seen the Glass demonstration videos from Google, but the app driven ecosystem we live in today demands that there be a little more than Google juice flowing through the headset. During a recent SXSW presentation, Google took to … Continue reading

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Could Google Glass be planning on replacing your glasses altogether?

The excitement surrounding Google Glass is unlike any product since the iPad, especially when you consider that it’s most likely we’re still nearly a year away from a commercial release. The hardware is an incredible concept made real, but Google … Continue reading

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Google Maps now INDOORS!!

If you saw a bunch of shoppers walking around on Black Friday with their heads in their smartphones (or worse, their tablets), there are two likely explanations: The first, and most probable, is that they were trying to find the … Continue reading

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