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Google celebrates Jonas Salk 100th Birthday with a heartwarming Doodle

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Google has celebrated the 100th birthday of Dr Jonas Salk, the American scientists who developed the first successful polio vaccine, with a Doodle on its homepage. The heart-warming illustration depicts two children holding up a sign reading “Thank you, Dr Salk!” – a tribute to the virologist’s work against a disease whose main victims were […]

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Texting on Google Glass is just as dangerous as on a phone

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A team of University of Central Florida researchers got 40 subjects in their 20s to drive a simulator while texting a math problem using voice transcription on Google Glass. In particular, the researchers observed how fast the drivers slammed on their brakes when a car suddenly stops in front of them during the simulation.As a […]

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Give The iPhone 6 a rest, Android L is coming, very soon.

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Android L is here, and it’s brought a raft of new changes, with Sundar Pichai, head of Android, proclaiming it to be one of the biggest upgrades to Android yet. It’s going to have a radical new design, 5000 new APIs, is already available for developer previews, and it’s going beyond the mobile form factor. […]

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Google: 890 Improvements Made To The Search Engine Over The Past Year

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In a Google+ post from Google head of search Amit Singhal, Google shares they have made “more than 890 improvements to Google Search last year alone.” In 2009, Google told us they made between 350 to 400 changes to search and in 2010, they said they made 550 improvements to search in the past year. […]

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Google Maps Has Been Tracking Your Every Move.

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Wherever you are, whenever you go, YOU ARE BEING WATCHED. We all love Google, in fact Google is your only friend if you think of it. And this only friend of yours is a big stalker. You’re probably aware of this. If not, Google stores your every location traveled. Check stalking here. On the bright […]

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10 things you didn’t know Google Search could do.

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Zerg Rush: Kill the O’s before they eat up your search results! Google can be your tip calculator. Tilt it, for no reason. Check out the sunrise time according to your location. Search for recursion, and enter an endless loop of “did you mean”‘s. Know the founders of a company. It can also give you […]

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Goldman Sachs is suing Google to un-send an accidental email

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It all started with an email typo. Entering a client’s email address last week, a contractor accidentally swapped @gs.com for @gmail.com — so instead of sending to a Goldman Sachs employee, the message went to a random stranger. Normally, that would just be an embarrassment, but this particular email included private client data, and Goldman […]

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Inside the Google World Cup War Room (Video)

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As the U.S. came close to tying the match with Germany in the final minute of stoppage time at the World Cup, shouts were heard in bars, living rooms and workplaces across the United States. But at one nondescript loft office of a San Francisco design studio in the quaint South Park neighborhood, everyone watching […]

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Google’s self-driving car project, the first drive.

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The Google Car is fully electric, big enough for two passengers. It’ll only go 25 miles per hour. Your involvement with the car consists of four things: get in, put on your seatbelt, press the Start button, and wait. While you’re waiting, maybe check out the large screen in the center console, which shows the […]

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What to expect from Android Wear.

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There’s plenty we know about Android Wear already: It’s Google’s software platform for wearables; it’s designed to allow you to interact with your phone and with Google Now straight from your wrist; and numerous manufacturers, from HTC to Motorola, have Wear-powered smartwatches coming in the near future. There’s also a regular calendar notification on show, […]

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