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Google Nexus 6 smartphone, Nexus 9 tablet and Nexus Player (Google)

Google Announces New Smartphone, Tablet, Looks To Upstage Apple’s Latest Devices

Google is coming out with bigger, more expensive versions of its Nexus phone and tablet to attract more of the affluent consumers who faithfully buy each new generation of Apple’s iPhone and iPad. It’s also releasing a new streaming video and music device, Nexus Player, to compete with Apple TV and Roku, among others.

10/15/2014

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) during early trading on October 14, 2014 in New York City. In morning trading the Dow was up over 50 points following a drop yesterday of over 200 points as investors grow concerned about the global economy falling back into recession.  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Dow Plunges More Than 450 Points; Nasdaq Losses Reach ‘Correction’ Level

U.S. stocks tumbled across indexes Wednesday as fears of a global economic slowdown intensified, with the Dow Jones industrial average in its fourth day of consecutive losses – plunging more than 400 points.

10/15/2014

Google Glass is displayed ahead of a discussion at the University of Southern California's Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism where participants discussed issues with the gadget and its role in storytelling. (FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images)

Navy Serviceman Treated For Internet Addiction Allegedly Caused By Google Glass

A U.S. Navy serviceman has been treated for internet addiction caused by overuse of his Google Glass device.

10/14/2014

Two Planet Labs CubeSats are deployed from the International Space Station on February 25, 201. (NASA)

SF-Based Planet Labs To Increase Fleet Of 71 Mini Satellites To Take New Images Of Entire Earth Every Day

A Bay Area firm that makes low-cost satellites the size of shoe boxes is planning to increase the fleet of orbiting devices in order to take new images of the entire Earth every day.

10/14/2014

A sign is displayed outside of the Google headquarters in Mountain View. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

1,000 Europeans A Day Ask Google To Erase Unflattering Links, Polish Online Reputations

Google is being swamped with requests from Europeans trying to erase unflattering links to their past from the world’s dominant Internet search engine.

10/10/2014

Picture taken on March 3, 2010 shows the camera of a street-view car, used to photograph whole streets, on the Google street-view stand at the world's biggest high-tech fair, the CeBIT in the northern German city of Hanover. (Daniel Mihailescu/AFP/Getty Images)

Google Mounts Street View Camera To Camel For Breathtaking Tour Of Desert

The four-legged tour guide captured some spectacular images of of the Liwa Desert as part of a promotional video for the area, south west of Abu Dhabi.

10/09/2014

Rihanna (credit: Neilson Barnard/Getty Images)

Google Threatened with $100 Million Lawsuit After Celebrity Nude Photo Leak

Google faces a potential lawsuit over hacked celebrity nude photos…

10/02/2014

Aerial view of Concord Naval Weapons Station. (Daniel Schwen/Wikimedia Commons)

Mercedes-Benz To Test Self-Driving Cars At Concord Naval Weapons Station

Self-driving cars will soon be zooming around Concord’s Naval Weapons Station under an agreement with Mercedes-Benz to use the station’s vehicle testing facility, Contra Costa Transportation Authority officials announced Wednesday.

10/01/2014

(City of San Francisco)

San Francisco Partners With Google To Roll Out Free WiFi Internet At Public Parks

Starting Wednesday, you’ll be able to surf the Internet for free in certain public parks, plazas and San Francisco recreation centers.

10/01/2014

Dragon Boat Racing

Dragon Boats To Dominate Bay Area Waterfront Saturday And Sunday

Dragons, or at least dragon boats will take over the waterfront off Treasure Island on Saturday and Sunday, September 20th and 21st for one of the biggest waterfront events of the year.

09/17/2014

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