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FIFA chief distances himself from scandal before election

Pressure mounted on FIFA’s embattled leader to step down Thursday, as several leading corporate sponsors expressed growing displeasure with the corruption scandal rocking the organization and some leading member countries, including the United States, said they would vote for a new president of the …

Corruption

The internet is fucked (but we can fix it)

(but we can fix it)<p>Here’s a simple truth: the internet has radically changed the world. Over the course of the past 20 years, the idea of networking all the world’s computers has gone from a research science pipe dream to a necessary condition of economic and social development, from government and …

Google unveils Classroom, a tool designed to help teachers

Looking to support educators and simplify their workload, the tech giant announces a new, free, classroom-friendly tool that integrates Google Docs, Drive, and Gmail.<p>Google looks to be making the grade with a new tool it unveiled Tuesday that aims to help teachers easily organize assignments and …

Education Technology

Google wants to cure ageing

Google has announced the launch of Calico, a new initiative that is focused on tackling the health problems caused by ageing.<p>The Google Doodle created for the 50th anniversary of understanding DNA on 25 April 2003.<i><br>(Credit: Google)</i><p><b>Google has announced the launch of Calico, a new initiative that is</b> …

Health Information

Google Thanks Every Teacher on Earth for Helping Kids Discover the Worlds Beyond

Google thanks "every teacher on Earth" for inspiring students to reach for the stars in this clip that uses space exploration and astronomy as its …

Will Google Glass change the way we think?

A new video from Google shows how people will probably end up using Google Glass in the real world — looking up information.<p><i>(Credit: Google)</i><p><b>A new video from Google shows how people will probably end up using Google Glass in the real world — looking up information.</b><p>You know something. You <i>know</i> …

Google Glass

Google Classroom Offers Assignment Center for Students and Teachers

Google is launching Classroom, a new offering in its Google Apps for Education to provide students and teachers with a central place to create, store, organize and provide feedback for classroom assignments.<p>The service, which is in beta and available only in some schools, allows teachers to:<p><b>Create</b> …

Google is working on 10-gigabit Internet connections, executive says

Google wants to create Internet connections of 10 gigabits per second, 10 times faster than what it already delivers to customers of its Fiber service in the Kansas City area.<p>Patrick Pichette, chief financial officer of the tech giant, said it could take as long as 10 years to create the …

Internet of Things

Epson aims to take on Google Glass with Moverio smart glasses

Wearing a pair of smart glasses, runners could someday race against themselves.<p>The idea for augmenting real runs with virtual models was a hit with leaders at Epson America Inc. The technology giant, known for its printers and projectors, is trying to be a leader in the emerging smart glasses …

Google Glass sees all -- and that raises privacy concerns

SAN FRANCISCO — On a recent afternoon, Homer Gaines hiked with girlfriend Tami Stillwell to the gusty peak of Angel Island in the San Francisco Bay, bent down on one knee and slipped a topaz and white-sapphire ring on her finger, capturing the entire marriage proposal on a computerized device that …

Google Glass

Clash over Google Glass shows hurdles facing wearable tech

SAN FRANCISCO — A tussle involving a woman wearing Google Glass in a San Francisco bar is just the latest incident to highlight growing tensions over the new wearable technology even before Google Inc. begins selling it to the public.<p>Sarah Slocum, a 34-year-old technology blogger and social media …

Google Classroom | Google for Education

Transform your classroom with Google Classroom<p>Google Classroom streamlines assignments, boosts collaboration, and fosters seamless communication to …

$1500 Google Glass costs under $80 in parts

Amazon is not alone: UPS, Google also testing delivery drones

Amazon.com made headlines this week with the announcement of Amazon Prime Air, but it isn't the only company that's testing delivery drones.<p>Reports this week say UPS and Google are two other companies that are also testing delivery drones for their services.<p>Unnamed sources say UPS is "testing and …

Is Google Fiber on track to become major broadband competitor?

A door-to-door survey of residents in Kansas City suggest that as many as 50 percent of households in Google Fiber neighborhoods are signing up for the service, which could drive the company to expand further across the nation.<p>Good news for anyone wishing the $70 a month 1 Gbps Google Fiber …

Net Neutrality

Google unveils Classroom, a free online tool to help teachers organize their workload

Google is gearing up to offer a preview of a new online tool in its <i>Google Apps for Education</i> suite. Called Classroom, the offering is designed to …

Google Loon project to lease internet balloons to wireless carriers

In June of last year Google unveiled Google Loon, a project that will use hot air balloons to deliver broadband and wireless services to under-served or emergency prone areas. Project Loon will use hot air balloons 49 feet wide stationed 12 miles above the planet, above the range of commercial …

Telecoms

Five apps that show Google Glass will overcome the 'naff' factor | Marketing Magazine

<b>With Google Glass now available to buy, here are five consumer applications with capabilities that will outweigh the ‘naff’ factor, writes Bobby</b> …

Google Glass

Google denies sub-$80 materials cost for Glass

Advertisement<p>16 Comments<p>Teardown.com took apart a $1,500 pair of Google Glass(s goog) and published estimates of the final bill of materials on …

Google Glass Killer App? Making Delicious Sandwiches

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Google Glass is being used to help perform surgeries, wage combat, and now ... build sandwiches. …

Google stops scanning student emails after California lawsuit

Google will no longer scan the emails of children using their services at schools around the world, after the search company permanently disabled adverts in its Apps for Education product.<p>Adverts were already disabled by default in Apps for Education, a Google service which offers the company's …

Google Glass parts cost around $80, says teardown report

Think Google's futuristic, $1,500 Glass wearable headset costs too much? This teardown won't change your mind.<p>Google's Glass wearable device carries a hefty $1,500 price tag if, like the ambitious early adopters called "explorers," you're one of the limited few who has had the opportunity to buy …

Google Glass

Google Glass faithful are coming to your town

In attempt to prove the high-tech specs normal, the Glassholy are gathering Saturday for nationwide "Glass Night Out" events.<p>If you go out on the streets tonight, you may get a big surprise.<p>For the oppressed, the put upon, the downtrodden are marshaling their forces in an attempt to change the …

Google Glass

Google's Self-Driving Cars Are Now City-Friendly

Green means “go,” right?<p>Well, that’s a relief—Google has announced in a blog post that, after nearly 700,000 miles of real-world testing, its self-driving cars have gotten the hang of the urban jungle.<p>While it’s reassuring that Google’s autonomous cars are capable of digesting the often complex and …

Google Glass: Everyone Will Know Everything About You Thanks To Everyone Else!

Ever since its introduction, Google Glass has been the center of controversy as well as technological intrigue. Created by the powerhouse company …

Google Glass

Google stops scanning student Gmail accounts following privacy concerns

Just days after Microsoft launched a special ad-free version of Bing for schools, search rival Google is making some ad changes targeted at classrooms. In a statement to <i>The Wall Street Journal</i>, Google says it has stopped scanning student Gmail accounts for advertising purposes. The data-mining …

Google says it won’t mine data from student Gmail accounts anymore

Google will no longer scan student Gmail accounts for advertising purposes, the company said today.<p>The student accounts are part of the company’s Google Apps for Education, a free service that includes a full office-focused suite of software that’s used by over 30 million students and …

A new way to see: Why Oculus Rift and Google Glass are on a collision course

As a technology executive since the early ’90s, I’ve enjoyed a front-row seat to the digital revolution. I’ve observed the meteoric rise of the Internet, broadband, social media, and mobile and watched their consumer adoption soar from 9 percent to 90 percent. Today, we’re on the cusp of a similar …

My awkward week with Google Glass

It's a Wednesday night, and I'm turning heads on the sidewalk. People are slowing halfway down the block as I approach. They're whispering about me as I walk through the room. Strangers are watching me, sometimes even stopping me on the street.<p>Why? Because I'm wearing Google Glass. And I hate it.<p>I …