Moto X Will Be The ‘First Smartphone You Can Design Yourself’

Moto X Will Be The ‘First Smartphone You Can Design Yourself’

After an extensive round of rumors and speculations, Motorola finally confirmed recently that it indeed was working on a ‘Moto X’ smartphone. The company hasn’t revealed any specific details about the smartphone yet but a new ad from Motorola touts it as the ‘first smartphone you can design yourself.’

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Congressman Joe Barton Disappointed With Google’s Response Over Glass

Congressman Joe Barton Disappointed With Google’s Response Over Glass

Google Glass has been under the scrutiny of the U.S. Congress over allegations that the gadget violated privacy rights of common citizens. A Congressional bipartisan caucus recently sent Google a letter, asking it to furnish an explanation. The response from Google, Congressman Joe Barton says, has been disappointing.

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Mark Zuckerberg Participates In San Francisco’s Gay Pride Parade

Mark Zuckerberg Participates In San Francisco’s Gay Pride Parade

San Francisco recently witnessed a rather overwhelming crowd of people who participated in its Gay Pride parade. Interestingly, Mark Zuckerberg also participated in the parade, together with nearly 700 of Facebook’s employees, expressing full support for LGBT rights.

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Volunteers Can Now Map The World With Google Street View Backpacks

Volunteers Can Now Map The World With Google Street View Backpacks

Google Maps is currently the undisputed champion in the arena of online mapping solutions. The company has been ramping up its Maps by integrating it with Street View. To further speed up the process, Google is now calling volunteers to apply for its Trekker backpack cam and contribute to Street View.

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Google Gets FCC Approval For TV White Space Database Operation

Google Gets FCC Approval For TV White Space Database Operation

Google has secured an approval from Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to operate a TV white space database. This would allow the tech giant to use unlicensed TV broadcast spectrum for wireless broadband.

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Google Adds Microsoft Word/Excel Editing Support In Chrome OS

Google Adds Microsoft Word/Excel Editing Support In Chrome OS

Google has quietly rolled out a significant feature in its latest build of Chrome OS. The new feature essentially allows users to edit Microsoft Word and Excel files without any hassles. Interestingly, Google didn’t highlight or announce the new feature when releasing the new build.

By On June 30, 2013 Respond
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AltaVista Finally Takes Its Last Breath

AltaVista Finally Takes Its Last Breath

Before Google dominated the online search, AltaVista was among the big wigs in the arena. The search engine was once the most popular stop for people to punch in their online queries. However, over time, AltaVista has been diminished to a barely significant product, which is why Yahoo has now decided to abandon it altogether.

By On June 29, 2013 Respond
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Google Is Reportedly Working On An Android Game Console

Google Is Reportedly Working On An Android Game Console

According to reports, Google is currently working on an Android game console of its own. At the same time, the inside sources reveal, the search giant is also working on an Android smart watch, which essentially hints that Google is ready to take Android beyond smartphones and tablets.

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FTC Sends Warning Letters To Google, Yahoo, Microsoft Over Ads Labels

FTC Sends Warning Letters To Google, Yahoo, Microsoft Over Ads Labels

Search engines conventionally display such results towards the top which are most relevant to the user’s query. Same is usually true for the ads that are displayed alongside this content. However, search engines increasingly display paid ads without explicitly stating so. FTC has now sent warning letters to a number of companies over such practices.

By On June 28, 2013 Respond
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O3b Launches Satellites To Offer Low-Cost Internet Connectivity

O3b Launches Satellites To Offer Low-Cost Internet Connectivity

For long, internet connectivity through satellites has been hailed as an effective solution for such regions where fiber infrastructures are not in place. Acting by this idea, O3b Networks has launched its first satellites which aims to bring low-cost and high-speed internet connectivity to remote regions.

By On June 27, 2013 Respond
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Google+ Photos App Offers Quick Photo-Sharing For Chromebook Pixel Users

Google+ Photos App Offers Quick Photo-Sharing For Chromebook Pixel Users

Google recently made a number of significant changes to its social network, Google Plus. The key changes focused on enhancing the visual appeal of the platform by making it look more image-centric. Now, complementing those changes, Google has offered a Google+ Photos app for Chromebook Pixel users.

By On June 26, 2013 Respond
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Just Ahead Of Google Reader’s Exit, Digg Reader Goes Live

Just Ahead Of Google Reader’s Exit, Digg Reader Goes Live

The Digg team has been hard at work in trying to create a viable RSS aggregation alternative to the outgoing Google Reader. Now, just one week before Google Reader is scheduled to be shelved, Digg has started offering the Digg Reader beta to a limited number of users.

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Rumored Google Mine Will Help You Share Your Stuff

Rumored Google Mine Will Help You Share Your Stuff

Google keeps working on many different products and services. While some of these are finalized and launched eventually, many never make it to the public. Rumors have it that the search giant is now working on a new web application called ‘Google Mine.’

By On June 24, 2013 Respond
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Google Stands Against Gag Orders By FISA Courts

Google Stands Against Gag Orders By FISA Courts

Although the US government has long been legally asking different companies to divulge data, these companies are usually bound by FISA courts not to reveal the details of such requests. Google has now filed a motion against such gag orders, invoking the First Amendment.

By On June 19, 2013 Respond
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Get Ready For The Digg Reader Launching Next Week

Get Ready For The Digg Reader Launching Next Week

Ever since Google decided to shutter its RSS aggregation tool, Google Reader, users have been pining for a viable alternative. The Digg team had been preparing an RSS tool of its own and has now announced that it is on the verge of launching the Digg Reader.

By On June 18, 2013 Respond
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