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Google manager reportedly posts photos of prescription Glass, quickly removes them

Google has been promising to bring support for prescription lenses to Google Glass, but it hasn't given much of an indication of what that'll ultimately look like or when it'll be released. But earlier this week, Google community manager Brian Matiash reportedly posted two photos that appear to be …

Why is Microsoft scared of Chromebooks?

Something has Redmond spooked<p>"It’s pretty much a brick," says <i>Pawn Stars</i>’ Rick Harrison as he rejects a Samsung Chromebook brought in by an actor playing a customer. Microsoft really doesn’t want you buying this thing.<p>But why? Just how big of a threat are Chromebooks, Google’s oft-ridiculed web-only …

Gmail: 91.4% of Authenticated Emails Use Antiphishing Standards

Google today declared that after almost a decade of fighting phishing emails, the Internet-wide efforts are finally paying off. The company revealed that 91.4 percent of the authenticated non-spam emails sent to Gmail users come from senders that have adopted at least one of these two email …

Verizon quietly unleashes its LTE monster, tripling 4G capacity in major cities

We’ve already logged a few sightings of Verizon’s powerful new LTE network in New York and other cities, but in the last few months Verizon has been …

World mourns the passing of Nelson Mandela - video

Leaders around the world remember Nelson Mandela after he passed away on Thursday night at the age of 95. World leaders and members of the public express their grief and cherish their memories of the anti-apartheid icon after he died peacefully at his Johannesburg home in the company of his family …

7 Nelson Mandela Quotes You Probably Won't See In The U.S. Media

The former South African president, who died Thursday, was a revolutionary and a deep skeptic of American power.<p><b>"If there is a country that has committed unspeakable atrocities in the world, it is the United States of America. They don't care for human beings."</b><p><b>"Israel should withdraw from all the</b> …

Nelson Mandela and the Power of Forgiveness

Changing Planet<p>South Africans, and with them many the world over, are mourning the passing of the father of the all-race democracy that came to be known as the “New South Africa”. Children grueved at the loss of their favorite grandfather.<p>It has always been one of the most remarkable features of …

South Africa: crowds mourn Nelson Mandela's death and celebrate his life

The flags on Capitol Hill fly at half staff in memory of Nelson Mandela #RememberingMandela http://t.co/tyL9O162Zz