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Sketching Instagram: co-founder Mike Krieger reveals the photo app's humble beginnings

On Facebook, creating filters, and why the web version took so long<p>Mike Krieger is a co-founder of Instagram. Having built the first version of the app years ago, he has been called the “soul” of the company and leads its engineering team today. Before Instagram, Krieger was a user experience …

What It's Like To See Through Google Glass

But now it's time to reveal what it looks like to actually see through Glass.<p>Google Glass and Android game developer Laura Ockel recently recorded a video of the user interface shown through the Glass device. Ockel and her company, Tesseract Mobile, are also the developers behind the unofficial …

Google combines Drive, Gmail and Google+ Photo storage into a common 15GB pool

Google's efforts to streamline aren't limited to some spring cleaning and more spartan interfaces. Today the company is breaking down the artificial walls between the pools of online storage provided for Gmail, Drive and Google+ Photos. Instead of 10GB for all your messages and attachments, …

At I/O, Google Tilts Toward Android Services Over Android OS

There will be plenty of talk about Android at this week’s Google I/O developer conference.<p>But expect to hear more talk about what the company has …

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Mozilla Firefox 21 is Out for Windows, Mac, and Linux

Firefox 21 is due to officially launch on Tuesday, but you can grab the desktop version now from Mozilla’s servers here: FTP.<p>If you prefer to wait for the official launch, keep your browser pointed to Firefox.com. Soon after it arrives tomorrow, Mozilla will also push it out via the browser’s …

Google Launches Version 1.1 Of Its Go Programming Language, Promises Noticeable Performance Boost

Google today launched version 1.1 of its open source Go programming language. It’s been more than a year since Google launched version 1.0 of Go. The language, which puts an emphasis on concurrency and speed, has seen three maintenance releases since then, but the team has been conservative with …