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Google's Brin Worries About Open Web, As Google Gets Into More Privacy Messes

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Sergey Brin Blames Everyone For Threatening Web's Open Future. In an interview with Britain's Guardian newspaper, Google cofounder Sergey Brin has alleged the free Internet is facing its greatest threat yet, from government efforts to control publication of and access to information by citizens (including the U.S.), over-zealous rights holders...
Google's Brin Worries About Open Web, As Google Gets Into More Privacy Messes
Google investing $120 million on hardware testing facilities, 'Google Experience Centre'

Google, Microsoft and Yahoo fix serious email weakness

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Google, Microsoft and Yahoo have remedied a cryptographic weakness in their email systems that could allow an attacker to create a spoofed message that passes a mathematical security verification. The weakness affects DKIM, or DomainKeys Identified Mail, a security system used by major email senders. DKIM wraps a cryptographic...
Google, Microsoft and Yahoo fix serious email weakness

Google Glass Skydiving Stunt Gets an Encore at I/O on Thursday

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After a strong response to Wednesday’s skydiving-infused demonstration of Google Glass, the company decided to talk more on Thursday about its high-tech specs and reprise the stunt. Co-Founder Sergey Brin, who made a surprise appearance to talk about Google Glass during Wednesday’s keynote, told people on his Google+ page that...
Google Glass Skydiving Stunt Gets an Encore at I/O on Thursday

Google gets to grips with 'geek aesthetics'

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'Wearable tech' excites inventors and investors - but doesn't always look good. Now the race is on to give the new gadgets a more stylish imageIt's hip, it's hot, but does it look any good? Wearable technology is becoming one of the most exciting parts of the technology sector, inspiring...
Google gets to grips with 'geek aesthetics'

Booting Up: Kim Dotcom Still a Boss Edition

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Our new desktop background? (lolfed.com) The New York Tech Meetup is producing a video series called #startupstories. "Failure" is apparently Fred Wilson's fav. [NYTM] Sergey Brin lets California lieutenant governor Gavin Newsom try on Google Glasses. [The Verge] There's a new digital divide in town. [New York Times] A roundup...
Booting Up: Kim Dotcom Still a Boss Edition

Google: Here's Why We Pre-Announced Our Ridiculous Sci-Fi Glasses (GOOG)

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Google has taken a lot of heat for releasing a fantasy video of what it hopes to accomplish with its Google Glasses. For instance, John Gruber at Daring Fireball wrote, "Google’s transition into the new Microsoft is now complete: fancy-pants sci-fi concept video to promote stunningly awkward augmented reality...
Google: Here's Why We Pre-Announced Our Ridiculous Sci-Fi Glasses (GOOG)

Wolfram Research nearly had a deal to use its tech in Google search, "but it blew up"'

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Stephen Wolfram, the CEO of Wolfram Research, took to the stage at The Next Web Conference Europe 2013 today to discuss the ‘Computational Future’. Afterwards, he met up with TNW’s Paul Sawers to discuss automated medical diagnosis, the incredible potential of natural language processing and more. At the end of the...
Wolfram Research nearly had a deal to use its tech in Google search, "but it blew up"'

Brother AirScouter glasses bring augmented reality, unsightly add-ons to your face

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Head-mounted displays may be all the rage as of late, thanks to Sergey Brin's own recent fashion choices, but the space is hardly new. Brother, for one, has been in the game for a while now, with its AirScouter glasses, and before fellow printer-maker Epson steals all its glory,...
Brother AirScouter glasses bring augmented reality, unsightly add-ons to your face

Boot up: Google founders to be pressed on antitrust claims, and how does Apple keep secrets?

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Yandex ousted as Firefox default search in Russia, and mapping the Google 'exodus'A quick burst of 7 links for you to chew over, as picked by the Technology teamKim Scheinberg's answer to: Apple Inc.: How does Apple keep secrets so well? >> QuoraAmazing story. The finish: I've lost track of...
Boot up: Google founders to be pressed on antitrust claims, and how does Apple keep secrets?

Facebook IPO reaps huge rewards for founders as buyers watch and wait

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Early trading delays subsided to sell 82m shares of Facebook stock in 30 seconds before subsiding close to the offer priceFacebook became a public company on Friday after one of the most frenzied share sales in history led to the social network giant being valued at over $100bn.The share sale...
Facebook IPO reaps huge rewards for founders as buyers watch and wait

Google posts strong first-quarter results and announces two-for-one stock split

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Search giant's first-quarter earnings up 60% to $2.89bn year-on-year, but cost-per-click falls for second quarter in a rowGoogle has reported strong first-quarter earnings, up 60% year-on-year to $2.89bn (£1.81bn), with gross revenues also up, by 24%, to $10.65bn, and has announced a two-for-one stock split that will effectively act as...
Google posts strong first-quarter results and announces two-for-one stock split
Google opens 'Google Shopping Express' same-day delivery trial to Bay Area residents
How Mobile Startups Are Taking Revenue From Carriers

Anne Wojcicki of 23andMe on One Million-DNA March and More (Video)

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Last week, I paid a visit to the Mountain View, Calif. offices of personal genomics company 23andMe, which just raised more than $50 million in a new funding round, to add to the $68 million it has garnered since it was founded in 2006. The new financing includes Russian...
Anne Wojcicki of 23andMe on One Million-DNA March and More (Video)

Google's Sergey Brin: state filtering of dissent threatens web freedom

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Search giant's co-founder hits back at critics of his comments to Guardian, echoing remarks made by Sir Tim Berners-LeeGoogle co-founder Sergey Brin has hit back at critics of his exclusive comments to the Guardian about the importance of the open web, and emphasised that he thinks "government filtering of political...
Google's Sergey Brin: state filtering of dissent threatens web freedom

Spotted: Sergey Brin wearing Google Glass specs as he blends in on NYC subway

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Google last week announced its first two ‘hackathon’ events for Google Glass developers, and the company is aiming to make its wearable glasses technology something that can be used by anyone at any place. Except that this is already happening as you’d have seen if you took the downtown train...
Spotted: Sergey Brin wearing Google Glass specs as he blends in on NYC subway

The High-Flying Wojcickis of Silicon Valley Talk About How They Stay Aloft (Video)

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Last night, a pack of Wojcickis was honored by the Bay Area’s well known public affairs forum, the Commonwealth Club, which was feting the Silicon Valley family of high achievers for their “noteworthy contributions to local and global society.” Indeed, as noted in a very lovely profile of the...
The High-Flying Wojcickis of Silicon Valley Talk About How They Stay Aloft (Video)
Sergey Brin in Google Glass driving a pink Tesla Batmobile with eyelashes

Google, Microsoft Dominate Forbes' List Of Tech Billionaires; Zuckerberg, Moskowitz Are The Youngest

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Forbes has today published its annual list of the world’s richest people — and once again tech and its related tentacles continue to lead the top of the list. Coming in at number-one for the fourth year in a row is Carlos Slim Helu, the Mexico-based mogul who controls Latin...
Google, Microsoft Dominate Forbes' List Of Tech Billionaires; Zuckerberg, Moskowitz Are The Youngest

Report: Google hires Apple exec to work on 'secret project'

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Google appears to have scored another coup in its ongoing rivalry with Apple, having reportedly lured one of the company's senior directors to its Mountain View headquarters. Simon Prakash, pictured above, has worked at Apple for more than eight years, most recently serving as the firm's senior director of...
Report: Google hires Apple exec to work on 'secret project'

Roger McNamee: ‘What Is Google So Afraid Of?’

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This is good stuff. We interviewed famed tech investor and founder of Elevation Partners Roger McNamee about where he sees technology going. And a lot of his view concerns how Apple has created a haven for quality content once again — a Web “do-over,” if you will. More on that...
Roger McNamee: ‘What Is Google So Afraid Of?’

Imagining The Future: Ray Kurzweil Has "Unlimited Resources" For AI, Language Research At Google

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Last month, famed inventor, entrepreneur and futurist, Ray Kurwzeil, announced that he was joining Google as a director of engineering. In an email to TechCrunch, Kurzweil said at the time that he would be assuming a full-time position in Mountain View, focusing on “new technology development,” as well as machine...
Imagining The Future: Ray Kurzweil Has "Unlimited Resources" For AI, Language Research At Google

Google overload, or, if we never see Sergey Brin’s adorable face again, it’ll be too soon

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There was a time when summer was slow. News would lull. Folks would go on vacation. Not this year. Facebook, Apple, Microsoft, and now Google have conspired to work technology journalists to death over the past six weeks or so. And this week was Google’s week to hammer another...
Google overload, or, if we never see Sergey Brin’s adorable face again, it’ll be too soon

Google profits climb, company announces stock split

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Google’s profits rose sharply in the first quarter, to $2.89 billion, with CEO Larry Page saying the company is “tremendous momentum from the big bets we’ve made in products like Android, Chrome and YouTube.” The search giant also announced an unusual plan to implement what amounts to a stock split,...
Google profits climb, company announces stock split

Sergey Brin hopes to bring Google Glass to market in 2014

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If you're not one of the lucky few who met Google's requirements (be a U.S. citizen attending IO) and don't have $1,500 to drop on an early dev unit of an unproven technology, you might be wondering, "when can I get my hands on Glass?" The answer, straight from...
Sergey Brin hopes to bring Google Glass to market in 2014

How Much Doesn Wall Street Hate Google's Stock Split Plan?

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How much does the Wall Street establishment dislike Google’s proposed share split plan announced Thursday alongside its first quarter earnings report? Apparently a lot. The plan essentially calls for Google stock to split two for one, and all shareholders will receive a share in a new class of stock that...
How Much Doesn Wall Street Hate Google's Stock Split Plan?

Google co-founder Sergey Brin spotted wearing Project Glass prototype IRL

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Wondering what it might be like to sport Google's Project Glass augmented reality HUD in your daily life? It would appear company co-founder Sergey Brin already knows, as he was spotted by tech pundits Robert Scoble and Thomas Hawk rocking a prototype at a Dining in the Dark charity...
Google co-founder Sergey Brin spotted wearing Project Glass prototype IRL

How Can Google's Project Glass Avoid Being an Even Greater Tech Distraction to Human Interaction?

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Google co-founder Sergey Brin’s favorite moment using the futuristic Project Glass prototype was taking a hands-free picture of his son in a moment of joy when he threw him in the air. Glass project manager Steve Lee said he loves that he can see text messages from friends who are...
How Can Google's Project Glass Avoid Being an Even Greater Tech Distraction to Human Interaction?

Maria Montessori Google Logo: Google's Founders Childhood Education

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It is well known that Google’s co-founders, Sergey Brin and Larry Page, as children were educated under the Montessori education system. They are proud of it and consider it one of the fundamental reasons they are so successful today. Today is the 142nd birthday of the late Maria Montessori,... Please...
Maria Montessori Google Logo: Google's Founders Childhood Education
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