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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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Apparently Google’s Chrome will get more touch Friendly

Google is apparently taking steps to make its flagship Chrome browser more touch friendly. 

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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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Catching Up With Android, Google Maps 2.0 For iOS Offers iPad Support, Indoor Directions

Poor Apple Maps. While we see very minor improvement from Apple’s year-old Maps application, Google continues to improve its world-class offering pretty rapidly.

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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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