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Breaking News: 'Redoing' the news: The Walmart betrayal
Posted by: larsknutson SelectMedia

Mountain View :: CA :: USA | updated 2014-05-14 03:34:58 -0700 | political-news

In keeping with the tradition started by HBO's "The Newsroom," I think it's necessary to "redo" a piece of yesterday's news. On Friday, President Barack Obama praised the virtues of solar energy power from the rather dubious venue of a...
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Breaking News: Gmail goes down, hobbles YouTube, Google+ and society in general
Posted by: Joe Kukura

Mountain View :: CA :: USA | updated 2014-01-27 14:57:26 -0800 | technology-news

It's not just you! Gmail did indeed crash early Friday afternoon, and the outage is still in effect for many people across the globe. (Update: At 2:30 p.m. ET Friday, some users are reporting that service has returned, but is...
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Breaking News: Gmail to automatically display images: Death knell or jackpot for email marketers?
Posted by: Joe Kukura

Mountain View :: CA :: USA | updated 2013-12-16 15:48:53 -0800 | business-news

Last week's obscure technical change to the back-end server structure of Gmail is probably the most significant marketing news of the year. In everyday nontechnical terms, Gmail users no longer have to click on the old "display images below" link...
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Breaking News: Google, Apple and Microsoft worked closely with NSA on spying, says report
Posted by: Joe Kukura

Mountain View :: CA :: USA | updated 2014-05-09 15:02:04 -0700 | technology-news

When Edward Snowden’s NSA spying revelations hit the fan, Google claimed it was "outraged at the lengths to which the government seems to have gone to intercept data from our private fiber networks." But recently obtained internal emails make you...
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Breaking News: Google offering free classes to become an Android developer
Posted by: Joe Kukura

Mountain View :: CA :: USA | updated 2014-07-18 21:25:15 -0700 | technology-news

Ever wish you could go back in time and learn to become a smartphone app developer so you too could cash in on all the Silicon Valley millions being thrown around these days? You don't need to go back in...
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Breaking News: Google unveils 'chic' new Google Glass design, and they're still ugly
Posted by: Joe Kukura

Mountain View :: CA :: USA | updated 2014-06-06 13:56:55 -0700 | technology-news

One of the biggest knocks on the Google Glass augmented reality glasses is that they are dorky, unnatural looking and awkwardly ugly. Renowned industrial designer Marc Newson seems to have put it best. "What Google have done thus far, I...
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Breaking News: Google now scans every single email, but just to show you those little ads
Posted by: Joe Kukura

Mountain View :: CA :: USA | updated 2014-04-20 11:12:07 -0700 | business-news

You may have heard that Google is now scanning every single email that comes and goes through your Gmail account and you may have freaked out that Google is snooping through all your email. The company changed its terms of...
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Breaking News: Google developing 'smart contact lens', but it's not Google Glass
Posted by: Joe Kukura

Mountain View :: CA :: USA | updated 2014-01-19 08:53:16 -0800 | technology-news

Google Glass computerized glasses may be the most exciting new concept in tech, but they do have one recurring complaint — they look kind of dorky. Wouldn't it be great it Google developed "smart contact lenses" that allowed you to...
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Breaking News: Google bans porn from its search advertising
Posted by: Joe Kukura

Mountain View :: CA :: USA | updated 2014-07-04 13:00:17 -0700 | business-news

'Porn' is one of the most popular search terms on Google and its AdSense advertising network, but those steamy searches don't get sexy results anymore. When the clock struck midnight July 1, a new change went into effect on the...
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Breaking News: Google puts ad wiz Susan Wojcicki in charge of YouTube
Posted by: Joe Kukura

Mountain View :: CA :: USA | updated 2014-02-06 15:07:58 -0800 | business-news

The most powerful woman at Google is now the most powerful person at YouTube. Google Ads & Commerce SVP Susan Wojcicki has been named as CEO of YouTube in a major shake-up of Google executives. Rumors had been swirling all...
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Breaking News: How Google Plus has succeeded by failing
Posted by: Joe Kukura

Mountain View :: CA :: USA | updated 2014-02-17 14:45:14 -0800 | business-news

Most people would describe the social network Google Plus with terms like "flop," "copycat," "failure" or "ghost town." After a summer 2011 invite-only rollout during which we all begged for that precious Google Plus invite, half of all G+ users...
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Breaking News: Mozilla to insert new advertisements into Firefox browser
Posted by: Joe Kukura

Mountain View :: CA :: USA | updated 2014-02-13 13:38:42 -0800 | business-news

The Mozilla Firefox browser has found a clever way to display more advertisements without getting in the way of your Firefox Web surfing. The Mozilla Foundation, long considered an opponent of online advertising, just announced a new form of online...
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Breaking News: Google going into the solar panel rental business
Posted by: Joe Kukura

Mountain View :: CA :: USA | updated 2014-04-23 15:50:51 -0700 | technology-news

Thinking of going solar without going into debt buying all those panels for your roof? An affordable option for renting solar panels is coming from an unexpected source. Google announced a partnership Tuesday in which they plan to buy a...
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Breaking News: Netflix adding (and losing) a bunch of movies on Jan. 1: Here's which ones
Posted by: Joe Kukura

Mountain View :: CA :: USA | updated 2013-12-30 10:00:48 -0800 | technology-news

There is much complaining and gnashing of teeth going on over the 95 movie and TV show titles that will be disappearing from the Netflix library when the calendar turns over to Jan. 1, 2014. If you're a Netflix subscriber,...
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Source: Mountain View VOICE

Mountain View :: CA :: USA | updated 2014-07-25 12:06:27 -0700 | technology-news

Courtesy Shonda Ranson The calls of egrets that nest in trees within Google's Mountain View headquarters are louder than the shuttle buses and bikes that pass through campus. If the migration patterns of egrets at the colony are any indication,...
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