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Google exec jumps 135,000ft from edge of space

Google executive and Vice-President of Knowledge, Alan Eustace, has broke the world record for highest altitude jump, skydiving from the edge of space at 135,908 feet. This record was originally set two years ago by Felix Baumgartner, who jumped from 120,000 feet, making him the first free-falling human to break …

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Google and Oxford University team up to work on AI

Google and a small team of Oxford University professors and graduates are set to work together on advancing machine learning and AI technology at the university’s Dark Blue labs. In return, Google will provide funding for the research. Professor, Mike Woolridge, head of the Department of Computer Science, said: “Machine …

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Google to make big push for legitimate media sources

Google has announced that in the near future, its search features are going to cater much more to legitimate sources of media than it does currently, promising that some of the world’s most popular and stubborn pirate sites will no longer feature anywhere near as high in the rankings as …

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Apple Watch to grab 35% of wearables market in 2015

Many analysts expect the market of wearable computing devices to grow significantly next year after Apple launches its Watch. The stylish timepiece will allow the company to grab a significant share on the market of wearables. Still, the Android operating system (in different forms) will continue to almost dominate the …

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Google reports weaker than expected third quarter results

Google reported its third quarter earnings last night, revealing a gross revenue of $16.52 billion, acquisition costs of $13.17 billion, GAAP earnings per share of $4.09 and non-GAAP earnings per share of $6.35. Those are some pretty strong numbers, but apparently they weren’t strong enough for Wall Street as Google …

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Google announces Nexus 6 and Nexus 9

Google has officially revealed the new Nexus 6 smartphone, made by Motorola and the Nexus 9 tablet, made by HTC, just as previous rumors and leaks predicted. The Nexus 9 will be releasing first with pre-orders going live on the 17th of October. Additionally, Google has officially decided to call …

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Google drops search box support for torrent sites

One of Google’s latest additions to its long standing search engine, was “sitelinks,” which gave you links to some of the world’s biggest sites’ most popular sections from within the Google results pages. It also often bundled a search box to look through that site’s content. That’s great for end …

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Google could be working on ‘wireless fibre’ speed internet

Although it remains unconfirmed for now, Google could be working on a new standard of wireless internet transmission, which would allow for fibre broadband like speeds of connectivity, without the need for any sort of cable system at all. This is according to sources that Reuters describe as “telecommunications experts,” that have …

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Google Glass now displays phone notifications

Users taking part in the Google Glass explorers program, which is now open to the public in both the US and UK, will soon be able to see all of their phone notifications on the eyewear’s screen. It’s the same feature that comes with Android Wear, Google’s wearable tech OS, …

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Lenovo readies Motorola-branded tablets – CEO

Earlier this year the former chief executive officer of Motorola said that the company was not interested in making its own media tablets because it wanted to focus on smartphones. However, after Lenovo Group acquired Motorola, the company seems to be reconsidering its strategies. Slashgear reports citing chief executive officer …

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Watch London Zoo’s animals live on Youtube

Considering how much of the internet is consumed by animal pictures, videos and GIFs (the unholy marriage of the former two) it seems ridiculous that someone didn’t think of this already. Now though, thanks to a partnership between London Zoo and Google, you can view live video streams of some …

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Could this be our first look at the HTC Nexus 9?

After months of persistent rumors and just a few leaks, we’ve finally got our first image of the upcoming HTC made Nexus 9 tablet, which is expected to be officially announced later this month alongside a Motorola made Nexus 6 handset and the official launch of the Android L Operating …

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Female celebrities sue Google over leaked images

It seems like the celebrity nude picture scandal has yet to die down, not least because the leakers are continuing to dump their trove of images every few days, but because a number of the women that took or featured in the photos have now begun legal action against Google …

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