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Google Glass has the tech specs, but no style

Feb 26, 2013
We know Google plans to make its high tech spectacles called Google Glass available this year. The price tag: about $1,500 a pair. But are these lens-less frames really a technological revolution?
Posted In: Google, Google Glass, Tech

Apple's not the only tech giant dodging U.S. taxes: Report

Feb 25, 2013
An investigative reporter in Northern California has calculated just how much some big technology companies have saved in U.S. taxes by stashing a chunk of their profits overseas.
Posted In: Taxes, Tech, apple, Google

Google store: Is it an Apple wannabe?

Feb 22, 2013
Google develops a laptop, high-tech glasses and... its own stores.
Posted In: Google

The difference between Apple's app store and Google Play: User data

Feb 18, 2013
When you buy from a digital storefront such as Google Play, how far and wide is that information shared?
Posted In: Tech, Google, apple, online privacy

EU data protection law could trigger trade war

Feb 11, 2013
The EU's Justice Commissioner says American companies like Google and Facebook must abide by a proposed new European law on data protection or face stiff penalties.
Posted In: Facebook, Google, data security, Europe, Tech

Microsoft on the attack against Google in new ads

Feb 7, 2013
New "Scroogled" campaign raises questions about the efficacy of attack ads in the commercial realm.
Posted In: Microsoft, Google, Gmail

Marketplace Tech for Friday, February 1, 2013

Feb 1, 2013
Chinese hackers infiltrated The New York Times for months, and the technique they used was something not so advanced -- email. Google’s “Project Glass” promises to put the functionality of a smart phone on your face. But is that what people want? And, the first down line you see on TV football games could be coming to a real-world Super Bowl, but not yet.
Posted In: Google, Google Glass, New York Times, hacking, China

Google unveils detailed North Korea map

Jan 29, 2013
Google's surprisingly detailed new maps of North Korea offer a view into the isolated nation that the world has never seen before.
Posted In: North Korea, Google, google maps

Tweeting videos through the Vine; Should Skype be more like Google?

Jan 25, 2013
Twitter new acquisition, Vine, allows users to share short videos. And, privacy advocates are demanding Skype be more transparent about what data it shares with the government.
Posted In: skype, Microsoft, Google, Twitter, social media, online privacy, China

Deep Space Industries takes mining to infinity and beyond; The benefit of employee benefits at Google

Jan 23, 2013
Forget coal mining in Appalachia and mineral mining in Africa, a new outfit called Deep Space Industries aims to take drilling to the final frontier. The company is seeking investors for a project to mine asteroids. Also, Google shows just how much employers can benefit from employee benefits.
Posted In: Google, Dell, Microsoft, aerospace

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