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Google reportedly in satellite investment talks with SpaceX

Google is cementing its interest in outer space.<p>The company, along with investment firm Fidelity, is pumping $1 billion into SpaceX, the rocket company co-founded by billionaire Elon Musk.<p>The deal, confirmed on Tuesday by SpaceX, is just the latest bet Google has made on space technologies. The …

£50 MIPS is a micro-computer running Android and Linux

Rapberri Pis are all the rage these days, but now there's a new kid on the micro-computing block.<p>Unveiled by British chip design company Imagination …

Weaved Hauls Your Raspberry Pi Projects Online

Playing with Raspberry Pi is a lot of fun, but what happens when you want to get some real work done? While it’s not difficult to make a RaspPi board do cool stuff, getting it to communicate with the wider world is a bit of a challenge. That’s why Ryo Koyama, Mike Johnson, and Doug Olekin made …

Google's Android, Chrome software may converge, exec change suggests

Google may want one software platform to rule them all.<p>A top Google executive in charge of engineering for the company's Android mobile operating system is now also overseeing engineering for Chrome, software primarily used for personal computers, according to a person familiar with the …

Google releases Android 5.0 Lollipop SDK and Nexus preview images

As promised, Google today released the full Android 5.0 Lollipop SDK, along with updated developer images for Nexus 5, Nexus 7 (2013), ADT-1, and the Android emulator. The latest version of Android isn’t available just yet, but the company is giving developers a head start (about two weeks), so …

Google explains how it fights piracy in search results

The anti-piracy road hasn't played out easy for Google, to the point where past claims have stated that the company's efforts simply aren't working. But Google says it's doing everything it can to combat piracy across its services, of which Search is likely the most important one -- at least to …

Google discovers another web security flaw that leaves your browser vulnerable

Get ready for Heartbleed deja-vu: Google just found an exploit in SSL 3.0 that could give attackers the ability to work out the plaintext traffic of a secure connection. It's calling the attack "POODLE," or Padding Oracle On Downgraded Legacy Encryption, and it allows a man-in-the-middle attacker …

Report: Google Is Making Yet Another Messaging App

<i>The Economic Times</i> is reporting that Google is working hard to launch a messaging service similar to WhatsApp. Because what the world definitely …

Google responds to News Corp, but it settles nothing

Today, Google issued an open response to an open attack laid down by News Corp. In an open letter to the European Commission, News Corp explained why …

NASA astronauts tested how fast humans can run on the moon

They ran on a treadmill in lunar gravity<p>In terms of design, Neil Armstrong’s iconic 1969 space suit wasn’t exactly optimal. Bulky and stiff, the suit made it pretty hard for the astronauts aboard Apollo 11 to walk around. So, the fact that Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin’s most iconic moments also happen …

Get ready! NASA's MAVEN mission is about to reach Mars

Home stretch! This Sunday, after a 10-month journey across the inner solar system,<p>NASA’sMAVENspacecraft will finally reach the Red Planet. The orbiter could provide the elusive answer to a simple question: If Mars once had enough atmosphere to allow for liquid water on its surface, then where did …

Google is making encryption standard in the next version of Android

Right out of the box<p>Less than a day after Apple detailed new efforts in user privacy for its products, Google now says it plans to encrypt user data on all Android devices. Speaking to <i>The Washington Post</i><i>,</i> Google says data encryption will now be a part of the activation process instead of an …

Space Launch Schedule For September 2014

Curious to know what’s being launched this month? Here’s a schedule for planned launches in September 2014. It will be updated continuously during the month with mission status updates and time/date changes. [<i>Last updated: September 29</i>]<p><b>COMPLETED LAUNCHES</b><p><b>September 4, 8:15 am Beijing time</b><p><i>Agency:</i> …

Google plans an accelerator in Seoul — while Samsung stands on the sidelines

Google, on an international mission to rapidly connect with the global startup community, has recently announced that it will open a startup campus in Seoul, Korea next year.<p>This comes at a time when Korean entrepreneurs are beginning to show that they have what it takes to make an impact, as …

NASA is building an air traffic control system for drones

Space agency says system will be used for agriculture next year<p>NASA is developing an air traffic control system for drones. <i>The New York Times</i> reports the US space agency is working on creating a management system for vehicles that fly at around 400 to 500 feet off the ground — much lower than …

A Cheap Alternative To Satellites Is Starting To Take Off

But Elon Musk, founder and boss of SpaceX, is not a man who lacks self-confidence, and he did just that on August 22nd after the terminal malfunction of one of his company's Falcon 9 vehicles.<p>That Arianespace, a French rival of SpaceX, announced on the same day that two satellites it had tried to …

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Inside Google's Secret Drone-Delivery Program

For two years, the company has been working to build flying robots that can deliver products across a city in a minute or two. An Atlantic exclusive.<p>A zipping comes across the sky.<p>A man named Neil Parfitt is standing in a field on a cattle ranch outside Warwick, Australia. A white vehicle appears …

10 Apps You Probably Never Heard Of That Employees Are Sneaking Into Work

With our tablets, smartphones and cloud services, if we need an app, we get it ourselves.<p>This is drastically different than the way work tech used to be: bought by IT, set up by IT, issued by IT and controlled by IT. You didn't like what you were given? Oh well.<p>Interestingly, this has created …

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Cupertino wins race to be first west coast location to get AT&T’s gigabit-speed fiber

AT&T has announced that Apple’s home city of Cupertino will be the first west coast location to get its gigabit fiber Internet service, GigaPower, reports <i>Re/code</i>.<p>Cupertino is among several Bay Area cities that AT&T had previously said it was considering — a list that included San Francisco, …

Visualizing The Big Data Industrial Complex [Infographic]

Behold the ever expanding rings of big data, tech’s most overhyped sector. I say overhyped, yet demand is fierce for software, hardware and consulting services that help companies process and store giant streams of varied and frequently changing information. According to research collective …

The Boy Who Played With Fusion

Taylor Wilson always dreamed of creating a star. Now he’s become one<p>"Propulsion," the nine-year-old says as he leads his dad through the gates of the U.S. Space and Rocket Center in Huntsville, Alabama. "I just want to see the propulsion stuff."<p>A young woman guides their group toward a full-scale …