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Jack Dorsey Has A $10 Million Home, But He Fantasizes About These Gorgeous Houseboats

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Twitter and Square cofounder Jack Dorsey has a thing about living by large bodies of water. Airbnb recently asked Dorsey to put together a wishlist of places he wanted to stay on the site that lets strangers rent out their homes and other forms of lodging. He picked 15 houseboats....
Jack Dorsey Has A $10 Million Home, But He Fantasizes About These Gorgeous Houseboats

A conduit for content: How an iPad mini could define the small tablet market

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If and when Apple releases an 8″ version of its iPad tablet, it will likely define the small tablet market much in the way that its larger sibling has done for ‘regular’ tablets. Unlike the iPad and other theoretically successful larger options, the iPad mini and other small tablets are...
A conduit for content: How an iPad mini could define the small tablet market
Twitter Cofounder Jack Dorsey Risks Life To Show Off Vine Video App

Google Visualizes Massive Changes To The Face Of The Earth With New Timelapse Project

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A lot can change in 28 years, and Google has put together a very graphic demonstration of just how much can happen geographically with a new effort that combines global, annual Landsat satellite image composites with its Google Earth Engine software. The result is a series of interactive time lapse...
Google Visualizes Massive Changes To The Face Of The Earth With New Timelapse Project

Google Maps gets more detail in Europe, Africa and Asia, including attractions, roads and ferry routes

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Google has announced a slew of updates to its perennially popular (and ubiquitous) Maps service, as it rolls out more details and information for Croatia, Czech Republic, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Lesotho, Macau, Portugal, San Marino, Singapore and Vatican City. Following on from the updates it rolled out last year for...
Google Maps gets more detail in Europe, Africa and Asia, including attractions, roads and ferry routes

Iran Threatens Action After Google Wipes Persian Gulf (Label) Off Map

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Putting together maps may seem like a simple thing, but it can often have significant consequences, especially involving national identity and nationalistic feelings. And, given the prominence of Google Maps, the company has been no stranger to controversy over some of its mapping choices. Back in 2005, Taiwanese politicians protested...
Iran Threatens Action After Google Wipes Persian Gulf (Label) Off Map

Touché Teaches Objects To Sense Your Touch

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Researchers at Disney and Carnegie Mellon University have created an interesting new technology using Swept Frequency Capacitive Sensing that allows nearly any object to sense multiple points of contact on its complex service. This would allow, for example, door knobs to understand when to lock and unlock based on your...
Touché Teaches Objects To Sense Your Touch

More detailed maps in parts of Europe, Africa and Asia

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Whether you’re travelling abroad or exploring your own city, the maps you carry with you should be comprehensive, accurate and easy to use. We're constantly making improvements to Google Maps to help you find and discover places that are meaningful to you no matter where you are. And today,...
More detailed maps in parts of Europe, Africa and Asia
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