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Microsoft said to be testing eyewear tech similar to Google Glass

imageIt looks like Microsoft is trying to get into the wearable eyewear technology trend. This further solidifies that Google Glass is future tech that everyone is interested in. It’s not yet known if Google Glass will be a success, but so far all things are pointing to a new way to use technology.

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Here’s an unbelievable Google Earth story that you need to see

After reading this story from Google Earth today, I found myself thinking, this is unbelievable. It’s too good to be true, but as luck would have it, it is a true story, and it’s a wonderful one at that. The story is about a young five-year old boy who accidentally fell asleep on a stationary train in India, in 1986. He later awoke to find himself alone and in an unfamiliar place. 

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Google launches Web Designer tool to design HTML5 ads and websites

imageIn an announcement from Google today, they are taking a giant leap forward in the attempt to make the web compatible with all devices, with their new tool called Google Web Designer.

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Will Google be the one to find the cure for cancer?

Pictured inset are cancer cells, courtesy of the National Cancer Institute. It’s the Big C. But the letter C in cancer makes the ‘kh’ sound. Such as the letter K, as in killer. Globally, 7.6 million people a year die from cancer. It’s one of the leading causes of death worldwide.

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Google+ allows you to embed posts outside of it’s network

imageAlthough Google+ may not be the most popular social network out there, it still continues to iterate to make it a competitive platform to sites like Facebook and Twitter. The newest announcement, which is pretty neat is embedded posts outside of the Google+ network. Similar to how Facebook just recently started embedded posts, you can now do the same with Google+.

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Google updates Search definitions

I probably would say I go to Google Search and every day, multiple times per day, do a definition search. I do it right from the Omnibox, because it’s fast and easy. If you don’t know what a definition search is, just type in for example “define exemplary" and Google will spit out it’s definition. Now, Google has upped the ante and added more bang for your search.

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15 Google Chrome extensions to make your life better

imageIn celebration of Google Chrome taking over the browser market, and literally “killing it" as I put it yesterday, I wanted to put together a list of Chrome extensions that I use regularly and share them out to folks that might find them useful. Extensions simply enhance your web experience, by giving you another tool made specifically for Chrome, by that extension maker, for a certain purpose.

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Google Chrome is killing it as the most popular browser worldwide

imageIn a new reported provided by Statista, it shows that Google Chrome browser is starting to dominate the browser market, as Internet Explorer once did.

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How to host your own website using Google Drive (for free!)

imagePurchasing your own domain and having web hosting isn’t all too expensive these days, but not much can be better than free. And if you are web developer, having a way to create free websites is very appealing.

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How to set up 2-Step Login verification for Google, Facebook and Twitter

imageAt some point in your online life, someone is going to try to hack an account you have for one reason or another. It will undoubtedly be some malicious program, or person, who could have obtained your username and/or password through some nefarious way. The moment this happens, you have to lock down your accounts. Chances are also that you use the same password across multiple accounts to login, which isn’t the best practice, but in reality, everyone does it.

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San Francisco: free Wi-Fi will be coming to a park near you in 2014

In San Francisco, in at least 31 city parks, free Wi-Fi will be coming soon all thanks to Google (like I always say, gotta love Google!). Pretty soon, you will be able to work and browse the web from your local park — it must be good to live in SF.

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Balloon-Powered Internet for everyone

imageGotta leave it up to Google to break the mold. This is why I am always a Google fanboy, because they do things that are groundbreaking, and in most cases, do things for the better good. For example, Project Loon.

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New top secret NSA PRISM slides leaked, which show just how the program works

imageIn a new leak of slides provided originally by Edward Snowden, and published by The Washington Post, detail exactly how the NSA PRISM secret spying program works: from targeting “selectors,” accessing private Internet companies’ data, to processing the data.

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RIP Google RSS Reader

This is just a reminder that today is the last day Google’s RSS Reader will be open, and sadly, will be shutting down forever - RIP.

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Have your own real-time search tracking tool and make the NSA jealous

imageThe NSA is now even more infamous then they were before. Mostly in part due to the recent disclosures of Edward Snowden and the NSA top-secret online tracking activities and tools, such as Boundless Informant. But the NSA isn’t the only one who can have real-time search tracking results at their fingertips. You can too!

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