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Google Glass: First Impressions
News  |  4/30/2013
Google Glass may usher in the era of wearable computing, but based on my first few days, this is a long way from being a mass market product.
Google Now Melds With iOS
News  |  4/29/2013
Apple's Siri now has some competition on iPhones and iPads.
Is Google Bad For Your Brain?
Commentary  |  4/26/2013
When a tool becomes indispensable, it becomes a crutch. Don't forget how to think on your own.
Google Reports Censorship Surge
News  |  4/25/2013
Governments around the world are telling Google to remove more information.
Google Floats Antitrust Concessions To EU
News  |  4/25/2013
Without admitting guilt, Google proposes changes to its business practices in Europe.
Google Eyes Social News Aggregator Wavii
News  |  4/24/2013
Acquisition deal is worth $30 million, according to reports.
DataCell Wins WikiLeaks Donation Case
News  |  4/24/2013
Iceland's Supreme Court upholds ruling against Valitor, a local processor of Visa and MasterCard payments that declined to credit donated funds to DataCell client Wikileaks.
Apple CEO Promises Fresh Product Crop
News  |  4/23/2013
Reporting strong earnings, Apple says it plans to boost its stock with a $55 billion increase in its capital return plan.
Apple iCloud Has Service Issues, Again
News  |  4/23/2013
Latest iCloud technical problems affect "some users," according to Apple.
Salesforce Unveils Social Ad Management System
News  |  4/22/2013 makes real-time customer and social sentiment data available for Facebook, Twitter marketing campaigns.
Google Now Destined For
News  |  4/22/2013
Telltale code on a Google test web page suggests that Google Now, the service that displays appointments and other personalized info on Android screens, will soon be part of the desktop.
Google App Makes Charity Social
News  |  4/19/2013
One Today encourages users to give $1 a day to nonprofit organizations.
Google Wants To Pay More For Clean Power
News  |  4/19/2013
To encourage energy utilities to offer major customers clean power, Google suggests businesses pay an optional tariff.
Google Profits Top Estimates
News  |  4/18/2013
CEO Larry Page hints at future products and defends his company's long-shot bets.
Twitter Music Now Playing
News  |  4/18/2013
Twitter lets you discover new musical artists with the help of your friends and followers.
Google Apps Service Restored
News  |  4/17/2013
Service disruption that affected a small percentage of Google Apps customers on Wednesday has been resolved; Google has no statement on cause.
Google Offers Life Support For Old Internet Explorer Versions
News  |  4/16/2013
Google's Legacy Browser Support extension helps Chrome co-exist with Internet Explorer; cloud-based management tools also debut.
Google Glass Gets Mirror API
News  |  4/16/2013
As Glass hardware rolls off the production line, Google says it's ready to start shipping.
Mozilla TowTruck Drives Real-Time Collaboration
News  |  4/15/2013
Service allows website publishers to easily integrate collaboration and communication.
EU Accepts Google Antitrust Proposal
News  |  4/15/2013
Google escapes serious sanctions, but will change the way it displays some search results in Europe.
Twitter Preps Music App
News  |  4/12/2013
Twitter expected to introduce iOS music discovery app this weekend at Coachella, but you may have to wait until next week.
Google Project Glass Gets Venture Funding
News  |  4/11/2013
Venture capitalists form the Glass Collective to invest in start-ups that can create products and services based on Google's Project Glass.
Google Tools To Control Data After Death
News  |  4/11/2013
New tools aim to help users maintain privacy should something happen, remove data after set period of inactivity.
Twitter Kills Ribbon Payment Button In Tweets
News  |  4/10/2013
Twitter blocks a startup's scheme to offer 'buy' buttons in tweets.
Google Searches Show Seasons Shape Mental Health
News  |  4/10/2013
Research showing an association between seasons and mental health affirms the value of search queries for public health surveillance.
Android's A 'Trojan Horse,' Microsoft-Backed Group Charges
News  |  4/9/2013 says Google's decision to offer Android at no cost represents predatory pricing.
The Freedom From Information Act
Commentary  |  4/8/2013
The U.S. government needs to takes transparency more seriously.
Google Seeks Allies Against Patent Trolls
News  |  4/8/2013
Along with BlackBerry, EarthLink and Red Hat, Google is urging the Federal Trade Commission to limit "privateering."
Google Opens Compute Engine To Cloud Customers
News  |  4/5/2013
Wider availability, a price reduction and new features could help Google Compute Engine gain ground among cloud computing service providers.
Facebook Home: Visual Tour
Slideshows  |  4/5/2013
Facebook Home gives Android devices a new type of social wrapper that's not quite an OS. Take a closer look at what it does to your smartphone.
Facebook Home Wraps Android In Social
News  |  4/4/2013
Facebook isn’t making a phone, it's partnering with HTC, AT&T and others to offer Android phones with integrated social networking apps suite.
Google Moves Beyond WebKit With Blink
News  |  4/3/2013
Google announces plans for Blink, a new open source rendering engine.
Mozilla, Samsung Team On Android Browser
News  |  4/3/2013
Android hardware will get new browser technology from Mozilla and Samsung. Some call this partnership a slap at Google, but it's not that simple.
Google Cloud Gets Twilio Voice, SMS
News  |  4/2/2013
Developers can now use Python and Java libraries to integrate Twilio voice and SMS services into Google App Engine apps.
Facebook HTC Phone Revealed?
News  |  4/1/2013
Software code from a purported Facebook/HTC phone points to an Android home screen takeover.
12 Google April Fool's Day Jokes
News  |  4/1/2013
Google Nose, Gmail Blue and the shutdown of YouTube show that the search giant has a sense of humor.

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