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Google uninvites some winners of Google Glass contest

Web giant explains that it erred in notifying some applicants that their ideas had earned them early access to the high-tech specs.<p>Google giveth Google Glass invitations and Google taketh away.<p>The Web giant has begun notifying winners of its Glass Explorer #ifihadglass contest, which invited people …

Google lets you make your own maps with Maps Engine Lite Beta

Maps are handy items, especially when made to provide specific information that would be otherwise hard to visual or utilize, such as the specific …

Google opens trial for same-day delivery service in San Francisco

Confirming rumors that it was to launch its own delivery service to rival Amazon, Google has begun testing its new "Shopping Express" service in the San Francisco Bay Area. Partnering with Target, Walgreens, Staples, American Eagle, and Toys"R"Us, as well as local coffee shops and independent …

Google announces open source patent pledge, won't sue 'unless first attacked'

Google just announced the Open Patent Non-Assertion (OPN) Pledge, a new initiative whereby the company has promised not to sue developers, distributors, and users of open source software utilizing Mountain View's patents "unless first attacked." In introducing the good faith effort, Google is …

Google Glass will reportedly be manufactured in the US

Google Glass headsets will be manufactured in the US, according to a report from <i>The Financial Times</i><i>.</i> Specifically, Google wil be manufacturing the headsets at a Foxconn plant in Santa Clara, California, making it the second product that we know Google has manufactured on US soil. The first of which …

Google Updates Gmail for iOS – Adds Ability to Swipe Between Messages, More

- Mar 27, 2013<p>Google has released version 2.1 of its Gmail app for iOS, adding swipe controls to allow you to move back and forth between emails …

Google Translate app for Android gets offline support

The newest feature in Google's Translate app translates your words for you, even with no data connection.<p>Google today added offline language support to the Google Translate app for Android.<p>Available for devices running Android 2.3 Gingerbread and up, the new feature provides translation in 50 …

Google debuts Maps Engine Lite for the casual mapmaker

Google wants to turn more of its Maps users into map makers. The company just launched a new, free custom map editor, Google Maps Engine Lite beta. Google says it contains more powerful and easier-to-use tools than those already available on Google Maps since 2007, through its My Maps editor. But …

Google starts notifying the first “winners” of the right to buy Google Glass for $1,500

Google has begun alerting the “winners” of its #ifihadglass contest (that’s “If I had Glass,” as a hashtag) that they will soon have the privilege of forking over $1,500 for a gadget that, by Google’s own admission, will by 2014 retail to the public for much less than that. But that’s the price of …

These Google Glass Early Adopters Will Warm Your Heart

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>In a shameless attempt to win skeptics over, Google has included the betterment of penguins, …

Explore the Fukushima nuclear exclusion zone with Google Street View

No-one has lived in the town of Namie, Japan for over two years since it was evacuated following the nearby Fukushima nuclear disaster, but you can visit for yourself today with Google Street View. Earlier this month, Google sent its camera-equipped cars into the exclusion zone at the request of …