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The latest news bites emanating from the Googleplex.

Senate Bill Aims to Replace Federal Agency With Google Search

April 16, 2014 1:25 PM
A proposed federal law would eliminate the National Technical Information Service because about 74 percent of the documents it circulates can instead be found for free through Google searches.

The Good News and Bad News of Getting a Google Glass Invite

April 15, 2014 11:53 AM
The good news was getting one of the invites to purchase a pair of Google Glasses. The bad news was not willing to pay $1,500 for a product that is still in development.

YouTube Live-Streaming Coachella Music Festival April 11-13

April 11, 2014 11:17 AM
If you couldn't score one of the hard-to-get tickets for Coachella, you can at least watch the performances as they are live-streamed this weekend.

Chrome Desktop Browser's Latest Release Gets Google Now Card Feature

March 31, 2014 8:25 AM
The Google Now cards, which pop up just at the right time to provide topical information on weather, local trains and more, are now available in Google's latest desktop Web browser after debuting for smartphone and tablet users since 2012.

Google's Chromecast TV Dongle Gets a Chrome Experiment

March 28, 2014 7:00 AM
Your Chromecast device can now be used to give a fun slide show on your TV using the photos on your smartphones and the phones of your friends using a cool app from Google's Chrome Experiments labs.

Google Seeks Security Experts' Help in Teaching Online Safety

March 27, 2014 8:25 PM
Google is asking IT security experts for their input in an online survey about how to make the Internet safer for consumers.

Google Won't Face Class-Action Lawsuit in U.S. Over Scanning of Gmail

March 20, 2014 12:40 PM
If Gmail users want to sue Google over email scanning done by the company, they'll have to do so individually, thanks to a recent ruling.
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On Web's 25th Anniversary, Web Inventor Berners-Lee Speaks Out

March 12, 2014 1:40 PM
All of us need to give input about the future of the Internet, Sir Tim Berners-Lee writes in guest blog post for Google.
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Google Cultural Institute Adds 'Women in Culture' Project

March 10, 2014 3:35 PM
Google added the online exhibit to coincide with International Women's Day in March and will hold other events throughout the month to feature women in technology.

Farewell, Google Watch

March 08, 2012 12:03 AM
This is my final post on Google Watch. Today, I've moved on to the next leg of my career at the Wall Street Journal, where I'll be writing content for CIO Journal. So Google will move from the center of my coverage galaxy to somewhere on the periphery.

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