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Google Glass developers: We're still flying half-blind

If the product is ever to appeal to mainstream users, software developers say, it's up to Google to offer more leadership -- or more access.<p>"As the device gets more personal, it's less about killer apps, and more about the personally awesome app." <br>--Brandyn White, Google Glass developer

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Google veteran brought in as part of health website fix

New Silicon Valley recruits part of "tech surge" to fix HealthCare.gov site.<p>WASHINGTON — An engineer from technology giant Google has been recruited to help fix HealthCare.gov, the new federal insurance exchange website.<p>Software companies Red Hat and Oracle will also assist, according to Julie …

That didn't take long: Google Nexus 5 sells out within minutes

Just minutes after Google announced and released the Nexus 5, its online store sold out of the black 16-gigabyte version of the smartphone.<p>Google announced the long-awaited device Thursday morning. The new gadget features a near 5-inch full 1080p HD screen and is lighter as well as slimmer than its …

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Google buys Android optimizer FlexyCore for $23 million

The company provided applications to manufacturers, carriers, and consumers to improve Android performance.<p>Google has acquired a France-based startup that aims at improving Android's functionality.<p>French publication L'Expansion reported on Tuesday that Google paid 16.9 million euros ($23.1 million) …

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Could Google Glass ease air travel?

High-tech eyewear may help ease boarding queues, speed up security lines and find lost baggage, as soon as 2014.<p>Google’s internet-enabled eyewear, Glass, is undoubtedly the star of a nascent market in wearable computers. But while BBC News has reported that the tech giant won’t sell Glass until …

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Google Stock Hits New High Above $1,000

(Reuters) - Google Inc shares jumped to an all-time high above $1000 after the search engine giant reported a surge in mobile and video advertising that helped drive quarterly revenue up 23 percent.<p>At least 16 brokerages raised their price targets on the stock to between $880 and $1,220, with …

Google failing to protect you from bad BBM apps, experts say

Fake BBM Android apps are still fooling phone fans looking for the official BlackBerry Messenger app. So why hasn't Google done something about the …

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Nexus 5 images leaked on Google Play

Images of Google's rumoured Nexus 5 smartphone have appeared on the official Play store in the United States with a price tag of $349 (£215).<p>The listing was quickly removed, but a screen shot captured by Android Police hints at how Google's new mobile operating system Android KitKat will look.<p>In …

Google Beats The Street In Q3 With $14.89B In Revenue, Net Income Of $2.97B, And EPS Of $10.74

Google’s Q3 2013 earnings report has just crossed the wires, and they’re better than expected. The company reported that over the past three months, it generated $14.89 billion in consolidated revenue and $2.97 billion in net income, as well as non-GAAP earnings of $10.74 per share.<p>According to …

Eric Schmidt's Face Shows Up All Over Google+ In Protest Of New Ads

After Google announced on Friday that it will start putting people's names and faces into online ads, some Google+ users decided not to take the news lying down. The few who use still use Google's Facebook clone protested the move by switching their Google+ profile pictures to images of the …

Here’s why it’s legal for Google and Facebook to use your face in ads

Advertisement<p>18 Comments<p>Credit: ThinkStock<p>Social advertising — using a person’s profile to market to others in their social networks — is catching on …

Google Maps for iOS Gets Faster Navigation, Route and Traffic Overview

Google today updated its Maps app for iOS with new features and support for the Arabic and Hebrew languages. You can download the new version now directly from Apple’s App Store.<p>The biggest improvement is that accessing navigation is now faster and you can also expect faster and more accurate …

Google's Chrome Dev Summit Sold Out in Under One Minute

Google today announced its Chrome Dev Summit sold out in under a minute. The two-day event is designed for Web developers who want to discuss new APIs, multi-device workflows, performance tips, and Blink with Chrome engineers.<p>To remedy the situation, Google has opened up a wait list registration, …

China's Google Is Now Accepting Bitcoin

Jaisule is the firm's firewall and DDOS protection service. The service essentially protects websites from malicious attacks that attempt to crash it by overloading it with external communications requests so that it cannot respond to legitimate traffic. A similar US-based service is …

'Google smartwatch' could launch to rival Samsung and Apple

Google is rumoured to be close to releasing a smartwatch, making it the third major company to be linked with the latest tech device.<p>South Korean giant Samsung already launched its Galaxy Gear smartwatch last month, and Apple is thought to be producing an iWatch which could be released next …

After losing Waze to Google, Samsung continues to court startups to improve software offerings

It's no secret that Samsung is a hardware company first. The Korean firm became dominant in televisions and then mobile through efficiency and vertical integration in hardware development and production — not the software on its machines. In a world where a joint Google-Motorola and Microsoft-Nokia …

Windows Phone Has A New YouTube App—Same As The Old YouTube App

In what would normally be wholly unremarkable news, Microsoft just released a new YouTube app for Windows Phone. Thing is, this is actually theold version of Microsoft’s YouTube app—the one that preceded two other versions Microsoft released in the interim, both of which Google rejected in what is …

Google Hangouts finally takes a cue from iMessage with rumored SMS support

Google Hangouts may soon get the one feature it always seemed designed to have: SMS support.<p>The addition could finally make it to Google’s messaging app with Hangouts 1.3, reports AndroidPolice, which acquired purported screenshots of the update.<p>SMS support in Hangouts seems like such an obvious …

Google Play Games: Key Player Stats, Alerts, More Cloud Save Storage

Google today announced three new features in Google Play Games Services: key player stats, alerts, and double the Cloud Save storage. In other words, the company is making it easier for developers to understand what players are doing in their game, manage their game features, and store more data in …

Google search starts listing TV episodes and air dates in results

Think of this as IMDb baked into your Google search. Today, everyone's favorite Search giant from Mountain View announced that users seeking information about their favorite shows, or those just curious about specific series, will now find detailed episode listings within their results. The added …

Google open sources two Web Lab experiments ahead of shutdown this Sunday (video)

Google's Web Lab exhibition has had a decent run at London's Science Museum, but all of that web-linked hardware is being packed up for good after the doors are closed this Sunday. Google's hoping that at least some of it will live on, though, and has teamed up with research and design firm Tellart …

Two second mobile time? Google says it’s vital to success

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>Credit: Shutterstock / kazoka<p>When it comes to browsing on the Internet, the greater population has the patience of a …

Google Tests Internet-Filled Balloon in California As Bill Gates Criticizes the Project

With its Project Loon Google has grand plans to bring the Internet to the developing world with balloons. The company first began testing the large …

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Google's Chromecast has its roots in Android, not Chrome OS

Having successfully managed to gain root access to Google's Chromecast dongle, the GTV Hacker team has identified that it runs a stripped-down version of Android taken from Google TV, not Chrome OS. Google had previously told <i>The Verge</i> that the Chromecast runs a variant of the web-focused operating …

Google engineer blasts domestic spying after receiving NSA award

Google engineer Joseph Bonneau is the first person to be awarded the NSA's "Best Scientific Cybersecurity Paper" award for his paper "The Science of Guessing," which analyzed over 70 million user passwords in an effort to study why we're all so horrible at making strong passwords. "Even seemingly …

Best Buy, Amazon, GameStop, and Walmart selling the new Nexus 7 four days early

Having already launched its pre-orders ahead of the official Nexus 7 announcement, Best Buy is keeping up the habit of preempting Google by making the new Android slate available early. Announced for a July 30th launch in the US, the 2013 Nexus 7 is actually shipping out to Best Buy pre-order …

Google's Megan Smith On The 2 Innovations That Will Get More Women Into Tech

Could two simple innovations bridge the gender gap in tech jobs? VP of Google[x], Megan Smith, thinks so.<p>Women 2.0 -- an organization that aims to "increase the number of female founders of technology startups with inspiration, information and education" -- recently announced the speakers for their …

Android 4.3 hidden feature lets you tap into app permissions

A hidden feature called App Ops in Google's latest OS update allows you to turn off certain permissions for your apps, says Android Police.<p>Android users can now control the permissions granted to their apps, courtesy of the latest flavor of Jelly Bean.<p>Available only in Android 4.3, a hidden feature …

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