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Google pays Boring couple a dollar

Dec 3, 2010
Aaron and Christine Boring live on a quiet street in Pennsylvania. Their life wasn't especially exciting (sorry) until Google Street View came...
Posted In: Google, Law, search, street view

Google Cloud Picker

Dec 3, 2010
Weird name. May not stick. This is Google's impending cloud-based storage system, the name and some screen shots being pushed online accidentally....
Posted In: business, cloud, dropbox, gadgets, Google, search

Onlive offers all-you-can-eat

Dec 3, 2010
We told you about Onlive a week or two ago. It's a cloud based video game system where you can play games without having to worry about having the...
Posted In: Entertainment, games, netflix, onlive, Web Culture

Verizon advertises 4G service, but doesn't meet real standards

Dec 3, 2010
Verizon is going to roll out its new, faster wireless network. It's called 4G. Only thing is, it's not technically 4G according to the United Nations agency that sets the global standards for these things. Nancy Marshall Genzer explains.

Neil Gaiman's favorite photography app: Vignette for Android

Dec 3, 2010
We asked our pal Neil Gaiman about his favorite app for his Android phone. The man behind the Sandman series of comics and books like Coraline and...
Posted In: android, app review, apps, gadgets, photography

Are we in the middle of a tech bubble?

Dec 2, 2010
With the rumors that Google is looking to buy two-year-old online company Groupon for $6 billion, it's time to take a look at other e-companies being valued in the billion dollar range. Tech bubble, anyone?
Posted In: Internet

Can the FTC protect your privacy? And is privacy even real?

Dec 2, 2010
The Federal Trade Commission issued a massive report on consumer privacy on Wednesday, including a list of recommendations on how websites could do more to help people protect themselves. But given how much data people are sharing online, how realistic is the expectation that we can keep our lives hidden from the Internet?

Going to brick-and-mortar stores, but buying online

Dec 2, 2010
Deals are easy to find online, but you miss out on actually seeing the item and having your questions answered quickly by sales people. So customers are increasingly using both: Go to the store to check the item out and find the deal online.
Posted In: Internet, Retail

Thrilling NASA announcement might be about alien life found in ... CALIFORNIA

Dec 2, 2010
Yeah, not quite intelligent life on other planets, I'm afraid. According to a British paper, the discovery is about:...
Posted In: gratuitous simpsons references, NASA, space