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    Samsung and Google’s Patent Agreement Could Spell Trouble For Many, Not Just Apple

    If you want to look for the real world, modern-day equivalent of Game of Thrones, look no further than the tech industry today. You’ve got treachery, backstabbing, power grabs, open (patent) wars, and makeshift alliances enough to fill hundreds of books. Today, we have a particularly juicy announcement that is just loaded with subtext and […]

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    Inrix Traffic App Puts Google Glass Behind the Wheel

    Inrix is looking to corner the market on traffic information by updating their app, slashing the price, and even getting out a working version of the app on the upcoming Google Glass. The Inrix Traffic App can actually be had for free, with pretty robust functionality. In just the free version, you’ll get personalized traffic […]

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    Bill Gates Skeptical of Google’s Project Loon

    Google’s Project Loon, which kicked off in June, was created with the intention of providing Internet service to developing countries by way of balloons at 12 miles in altitude, which could beam down wireless Internet. The balloons would be able to serve an area twice the size of New York City, and 30 have been […]

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    Moto X is a Phone for the Fashionista in All of Us [Video]

    Hot on the heel’s of last week’s Droid announcements, Motorola has introduced the Moto X. Under the hood, the Moto X packs in a lot of the same technologies as the Droid – including the powerful X8 Mobile Computing System and heavy integration and emphasis on Google Now. But externally, the Moto X is a […]

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    Google I/O 2013 Highlights – In Case You Missed It

    Google I/O, Google’s annual developer’s conference, kicked off yesterday with a massive keynote, spanning over three hours. But, this wasn’t quite the same kind of keynote that we’ve become accustomed to seeing from major tech companies in the past few years. There were no major device announcements or details, save for one quick reveal that […]

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    Bing It On Challenge: Which Search Engine is For You?

    Coke vs. Pepsi. KFC vs. Popeye’s. These are just some of the central head-to-head rivalries in our life best settled by blind taste tests. Microsoft would like to add Bing vs. Google to that list, too,  and has introduced a blind taste test of its own – the Bing It On Challenge. The Bing It […]

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    Google First Quarter Report

    Google has released its first quarter financial report, and to no one’s surprise, they’ve brought in more money in revenue than you can conceptualize.

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    Google Sticks it to Windows Phone with 2013 Google Sync Change

    If we’re being honest, Google has been sticking it to Windows Phone ever since the beginning – they’ve never been big on making proper apps for Google services for the platform, and they’ve recently asserted that that’s not going to change anytime soon in the Windows 8 era, citing a lack of users.

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    Oops! Google Actually Didn’t Buy this Company

    Sounds like a pretty good deal for Google – another acquisition, this time of wireless broadband provider ICOA. Maybe Google can pair it with their new Google Fiber service, and become a real threat in the Internet service provider arena.

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    Google Celebrates Bram Stroker’s Bloody 165th Birthday

    If you’re wondering what’s going on with the Google Doodle today, and are thinking that Google forgot that Halloween is already over or something, don’t fret. It’s not a belated Halloween wish, but it is a celebration of a man who left an indelible mark on Halloween traditions.

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    Google Chrome Comes to the iPhone

    Seeing a Google product on an Apple device (or vice versa) always seems like a perversion of the natural order of things – like a Democrat and a Republican agreeing on something in Congress, or that time when Nas went on tour with Jay-Z. It feels like something that isn’t supposed to happen, and considering […]

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    Google Takes on Yelp, Does it Right

    Here’s the old news – Google is trying to challenge someone else’s turf. Here’s something we haven’t heard in a while, though – this time, Google has actually done a pretty good job of it. Google+ Local makes the process of finding, evaluating, and getting to restaurants very, very easy. Yelp should be a little […]

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    Google Street View Takes You to the Holy Land

    Google’s quest to help you explore the world without ever leaving the house has brought them to the Holy Land. You can now explore the streets of Jerusalem on Google Maps Street View, along with Tel Aviv-Jaffa and Haifa.

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    Google’s Project Glass Creates Real-Life HUD, May Detect Power Levels

    At CES 2012 this year, Vuzix unveiled a pair of SMART glasses, which would provide an augmented reality display in the guise of a pair of sunglasses strongly resembling a pair of Oakleys. Unfortunately for Vuzix, it looks like Google just one-upped them – in style and in substance. Project Glass is coming. Eventually. Project […]

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    Microsoft Wants Google Out of Its Internet Explorer Cookie Jar

    On the heels of Google’s new privacy policy, one many find unsettling and invasive, word has broken out that Google has been circumventing Internet Explorer’s privacy settings, allowing the site to track users with cookies that should be blocked. Worse still is that Google was found to be doing the same thing to Safari only […]