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Dara Kerr / CNET:
Google's Project Loon balloon circles Earth in a record 22 days   —  The tech giant may have found its darling with Ibis-167.  Surfing air currents and dodging the polar vortex, the Wi-Fi carrying balloon beat all odds in its recent journey.
Apr 5, 2014, 1:55 AMIn context
Alexis Santos / Engadget:
Google reportedly testing smart thermostats in ‘EnergySense’ program   —  Google called it quits on a smart thermostat two years ago, but it looks like the company couldn't resist circling back to the idea.  According to two of The Information's sources and a document reviewed by the outlet …
Dec 16, 2013, 9:20 PMIn context
Rich McCormick / The Verge:
New Google Tips is surprisingly helpful   —  Google has launched Google Tips, a site which uses clickable cards to explain the features and capabilities of Google's biggest products.  The cards explain concepts such as sharing photos with specific people in Google+ circles …
Dec 14, 2013, 5:15 AMIn context
Matthew Lynley / BuzzFeed:
Google Reader Died Because No One Would Run It   —  No one took ownership of Google Reader internally because it wasn't a top priority for Larry Page and his inner circle of lieutenants.  And if you aren't working on something that the boss cares about, then what's the point?  —  Via: Justin Sullivan / Getty Images
Jul 23, 2013, 1:45 PMIn context
Jason Green / Mercury News:
Google buys nearly 15 acres in Palo Alto   —  Google Inc. appears to be staging a return of sorts to Palo Alto, where the tech titan opened its first office in 1999.  —  A spokeswoman confirmed Tuesday that the Mountain View-based company has snapped up seven parcels on the 1000 block …
Jul 17, 2013, 12:15 AMIn context
Alex Chitu / Google Operating System:
Google Mine   —  Google prepares a new service that's called Google Mine.  It's integrated with Google+ and it's a way to keep track of the items you own and share some of them with your circles.  Right now, the service is tested internally at Google.  —  “Google Mine lets you share …
Jun 21, 2013, 11:30 AMIn context
Alex Chitu / Google Operating System:
New Google Maps Interface   —  Google is about to launch a new interface for Google Maps.  The update will remove the sidebar and will display everything on top of the full-screen map.  One of the new features lets you restrict local search results to places recommended by top reviews or your Google+ circles.
May 7, 2013, 9:10 PMIn context
BuzzFeed:
The Silent Partner   —  Jason Goldman helped build Google and Twitter into what they are today — but few outside of tech's inner circle know his name .  On shunning the spotlight in a star-obsessed industry.  —  Biz Stone, Jack Dorsey, Ev Williams and Jason Goldman accept the award for “Best Blog” on behalf of Twitter at SXSW 2007.
Apr 2, 2013, 7:05 PMIn context
MG Siegler / TechCrunch:
The Fifth Horseman: Samsung   —  We all know the “four horsemen” of tech: Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Google.  These are the companies that pretty much everyone agrees will shape the foreseeable future of the tech sector.  In some circles, that list makes waves for who is not included: Microsoft.
Jan 5, 2013, 7:45 PMIn context
Josh Ong / The Next Web:
Sina Weibo rolls out attractive redesign with Google+ style selective sharing   —  Chinese microblogging service Sina Weibo has begun allowing users to switch over to a new version for the Web that adds an option for selective sharing similar to the Circles feature in Google+.
Oct 19, 2012, 6:35 AMIn context

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