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Google Chrome Beta arrives with hands-free voice-search, and more – NDTV

NDTVGoogle has taken another step bringing its Google Now voice-assist feature to more devices, bringing it to its Chrome Beta version. The company on Thursday rolled out the feature (among others) to non-Google Play Edition and non-Nexus devices, …Google adds “OK Google” voice search to Chrome betaTechie News all 55 news articles …read more Source: […]

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Google Barge On The Move; Goodbye San Francisco, Hello Stockton – Headlines & Global News

Headlines & Global NewsGoogle Barge is reportedly on a move to set up a new home in Stockton, after the San Francisco Bay Conservation and Development Commission issued notice to expedite work or shift elsewhere. Google’s mysterious floating Barge created a lot of buzz …Google barge has civic leaders atwitterStockton RecordGoogle Barge to Sail to […]

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Stunning Google Street View pictures reveal polar bears in their natural habitat – State Column

State ColumnFor International Polar Bear Day, Google released new street view images of the “polar bear capital of the world”, Churchill Manitoba. The State Column, Justin Beach | February 27, 2014. Tweet. Churchill Manitoba has been called the “Polar Bear Capital of …Google stalks a polar bear: Firm sent streetview cameras to the tundra to […]

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It should have a working prototype in weeks – DailyTech

DailyTechGoogle’s Android operating system offers a high level of software customization in smartphones, but Google wants users to be able to customize smartphone hardware as well. According to TIME, Google could have a modular smartphone in the hands of …Google Plans 3 ‘Project Ara’ Developer ConferencesPC MagazineHow much would you pay for a modular smartphone? […]

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Google’s next developer conference is all about modular smartphones – VentureBeat

VentureBeatThe dream of piecing together a smartphone like Lego blocks no longer seems far-fetched. Google announced today that it will host three developer conferences this year for its Project Ara modular smartphone concept, with the first set for April 14 and 15 in …Google announces dev conferences for Project Ara modular phone kitRegisterChief of Google’s […]

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Google denies bidding $10 billion for WhatsApp – Times of India

Times of IndiaWASHINGTON: Google has refuted reports that it approached WhatsApp for an acquisition before Facebook grabbed it. Senior vice-president in charge of Chrome, Android, and apps, Sundar Pichai said that it was ‘simply untrue’ that Google had offered to …Google never made an offer to acquire WhatsAppTechSpotReports That Google Offered $10B for WhatsApp Are […]

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Google announces dev conferences for Project Ara modular phone kit – Register

RegisterGoogle says it is planning a series of three developer conferences this year in support of Project Ara, the modular mobile phone design being developed by its Motorola Mobility division. Announced last year, Ara is a unique concept that will allow users to …Chief of Google’s Project Ara talks modular smartphonesCNETJust knowing that Project Ara […]

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Google denies bidding on WhatsApp – CNET

CNETAndroid and Chrome chief Sundar Pichai refutes reports that Google competed with Facebook to buy WhatsApp. Seth Rosenblatt. by Seth Rosenblatt. February 26, 2014 10:21 AM PST. Follow @sethr. Sundar Pichai, Google’s VP in charge of Android and …WhatsApp shows that Facebook & Google are serious about competing with telcosVentureBeatSundar Pichai Denies Google Bid on […]

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Google Introduces Phone With 3-D Sensors – TIME

TIMEGoogle has unveiled a new phone that makes real-time, 3-D maps of its environments. Its “customized hardware and software” includes sensors that gives it the capability to make over a quarter of a million measurements every second. Its uses could include …Google shows off 3D-mapping phoneiAfrica.comGoogle’s new Tango smartphone can ‘learn and map world around […]

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Google announces Project Tango: A smartphone that acts like a Kinect – Firstpost

FirstpostWhen Google marked its deal to sell Motorola mobility to Lenovo for $2.9 billion, it ensured that the best division of Motorola – its Advanced Technology and Projects group – would be left behind for the Android team. Google’s Advanced Technology & Projects …Project Tango: Google’s all-ringing, all-dancing 3D-sensing smartphoneRegisterGoogle unveils smartphone with 3D sensorsBBC […]

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Google targets Nashville for high-speed fiber network – Nashville Business Journal (blog)

Nashville Business Journal (blog)Nashville is on the short list of cities under consideration for the next round of Google Fiber, the tech giant announced today. The California-based company is looking at several cities to deploy its high-speed Internet and TV service, which delivers …Nashville on list for Google Fiber expansionThe TennesseanGoogle aims to provide broadband […]

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Google asks Internet eyewear fans not to be Glassholes’ – Business Recorder

Business Recorderimage SAN FRANCISCO: Google on Tuesday gave early adopters of its Internet-connected eyewear a bit of advice: don’t be “Glassholes.” It was the final suggestion in a recommended code of conduct posted online for software developers and others taking …Citing Regulatory Concerns, Hospitals Turn a Blind Eye to Google GlassWall Street Journal (blog)Google teaches […]

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Google To Set Up ‘Cool’ Work Space In San Francisco’s Mission Neighborhood … – Headlines & Global News

Headlines & Global NewsGoogle is reportedly investing in a huge work space for its burgeoning number of engineers from recent acquisitions by leasing a 35,000-square-foot building in San Francisco’s Mission neighborhood. Google is reportedly planning to put its roots in the …Google To Set Up New Office In San Francisco To House Engineers Who Came […]

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Skip The Bus, Report Claims Google’s Next Move Is Into SF Mission District – CBS Local

CBS LocalSAN FRANCISCO (KPIX 5) — In what looks to become another skirmish in San Francisco’s escalating gentrification war, Google is said to be making a major move into the city’s Mission District and some are saying “there goes the neighborhood.”.Google said to open 200-worker office in San FranciscoCNETGoogle To Set Up New Office In […]

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Google To Set Up New Office In San Francisco To House Engineers Who Came … – International Business Times

International Business TimesSigns in opposition of technology companies are seen in San Francisco, Calif. on Dec. 9, 2013. A Google Inc commuter bus was blocked in San Francisco’s Mission district for about a half hour Monday morning, highlighting many residents’ growing concern …Google said to open 200-worker office in San FranciscoCNETSkip The Bus, Report Claims […]

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Google Makes Move That Could Let Users Sign In With Sound – NBCNews.com

NBCNews.comGoogle has acquired Israeli start-up SlickLogin in a move that could make signing into your Google accounts a lot more secure. Of course, tech giants often acquire smaller companies for the talent, not the product, so there is no guarantee that Google will …Google buys start-up that uses sounds instead of passwordsSydney Morning HeraldWhy did […]

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Why did Google acquire sound login startup SlickLogin? Because security … – VentureBeat

VentureBeatSecurity breaches are on the rise, and we humans still have trouble creating and remembering secure passwords, so it’s clear we need another solution for our ongoing security. SlickLogin, a startup that uses sound to authenticate website logins, is one such …Google Makes Move That Could Let Users Sign In With SoundNBCNews.comGoogle Acquires Security Startup […]

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Google May House Startups in San Francisco’s Historic Latino Community – ColorLines magazine

ColorLines magazineThe move highlights the growing trend of Internet firms in Silicon Valley where a fierce competition for tech talent has led them to expand in San Francisco so they can lure new employees who don’t want to commute to Mountain View, Palo Alto and …Google to house startups in San Francisco’s Mission districtVenture Capital […]

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Google Acquires Security Startup to Let Users Log In With ‘Ultrasonic Sound’ – Reuters

ReutersWhen it comes to security, Google is trying something a little different. The search giant has acquired SlickLogin, a young security startup that authenticates user identities using — get this — high frequency sounds. The technology could serve as a replacement …Why did Google acquire sound login startup SlickLogin? Because security …VentureBeatGoogle slurps sound-powered security […]

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Google buys up sound-powered security upstart SlickLogin – Register

RegisterGoogle has bought five-month-old security startup SlickLogin, which specialises in sound-based authentication technology. Financial terms of the deal were kept secret. The Israel-based company, which was founded by three ex-Israeli-military security bods …Google buys secure access outfit SlickloginInquirerGoogle buys sound authentication firmBBC NewsGoogle buys SlickLogin: Here’s how the sound-based passwords workFirstpostDaily News & Analysis –Times […]

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Google buys secure access outfit Slicklogin – Inquirer

InquirerINTERNET INVESTOR Google has picked up an Israeli security company called Slicklogin that uses noises for passwords. Slicklogin confirmed the deal on its website, saying that it aims at offering a new login and security authorisation approach. “We started …Google buys audio password firm SlickLogin in an attempt to bump up web …The IndependentGoogle buys […]

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Google buys sound authentication firm – BBC News

BBC NewsGoogle has acquired SlickLogin – an Israeli start-up behind the technology that allows websites to verify a user’s identity by using sound waves. It works by playing a uniquely generated, nearly-silent sound through computer speakers, which is picked up by an …Google acquires SlickLogin to help make the Internet saferAndroid CommunityGoogle buys sound-based authentication […]

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Google acquires Israeli security start-up SlickLogin – Economic Times

Economic TimesJERUSALEM: The global internet giant Google is acquiring SlickLogin, an Israeli developer of sound-based password alternative, in an “acqui-hiring deal”, which means SlickLogin’s staff and knowledge will be integrated into Google, SlickLogin confirmed the …Google Adds SlickLogin Sound Password Technology to EmpireGuardian Liberty VoiceGoogle’s new web logins save us rememberingThe Australian Financial ReviewGoogle buys […]

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Google Acquires Sound Authentication Startup ‘SlickLogin’ – PC Magazine

PC MagazineIt’ll hack off your pets, we bet, but SlickLogin’s high-frequency sound wave technology will at least allow you to log into your favorite websites faster. 0shares. SlickLogin. Google has officially acquired Israeli security startup SlickLogin and, we admit, their …Google acquires password sounds startup SlickLoginCNETGoogle acquires SlickLogin to use sounds for passwordsPocket-lint.comGoogle Acquires SlickLogin […]

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Google Acquires SlickLogin to Work on Password Security – Mashable

MashableGoogle acquired SlickLogin, an early-stage Israeli startup that had been developing alternative web-login options, the company announced Sunday. Terms of the deal were not immediately disclosed. Started by three graduates from the Israel Defense Forces, …Google buys SlickLogin to magnify and secure its products and servicesInferseGoogle Acquires Israeli Security Startup SlickLoginRe/codeGoogle buys sound authentication company […]

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What Google really means when it calls Android ‘open’ – CNET

CNETGoogle loves to woo app makers to Android by whispering the sweet sounds of “openness” and “open source” in their ears. While that’s not entirely accurate, they heed the call for good reasons. Seth Rosenblatt. by Seth Rosenblatt. February 14, 2014 7:49 AM …Google’s Dirty Little Android Secrets LeakedTechNewsWorldAndroid Contract Raises QuestionsEE TimesReport: Google forcing […]