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Google Reverses Move To Censor Nude, Sexually Explicit Material On ‘Blogger’

Google is backing off a decision to conceal sexually explicit material on its Blogger service in reaction to an outcry from people incensed about the censorship of their nude photos.

02/27/2015

(BIG and Heatherwick Studio)

9 Images Reveal Otherworldly Design For New Google Campus

Google is tired of all of their innovation taking place in “immovable concrete buildings” and they’ve come up with a design for their Mountain View headquarters that matches their avant-garde reputation.

02/27/2015

Heatherwick Studio designed the UK’s Pavilion for the 2010 Expo in Shanghai. (Wikimedia Commons)

Google Taps Avant-Garde European Architects To Design Controversial New HQ In Mountain View

Some Mountain View residents fear Google is changing the face of their city. Those concerns could peak they see the architectural plans for Google’s proposed expansion of its headquarters.

02/26/2015

Mattel has teamed up with Google for an update to the classic View Master. (Source: Mattel)

Mattel Teams Up With Google For High-Tech ‘View-Master’

Toymaker Mattel is teaming up with Google for a high-tech update to the much loved View-Master.

02/22/2015

Thieves smashed a van into a Palo Alto camera store before making off with merchandise. (CBS)

Thieves Smash Van Into Palo Alto Camera Store, Steal Merchandise

Two Palo Alto suspects drove a minivan into the front window of a camera store Thursday morning and stole tens of thousands of dollars worth of merchandise, a police spokesman said today.

02/19/2015

Wind turbines near the Altamont Pass. (CBS)

Google Invests In Altamont Pass Wind Farm To Power Its Mountain View Headquarters

Google announced on Wednesday, a 20-year deal with the Altamont Pass wind farm that will allow its Mountain View headquarters to be entirely powered by wind energy.

02/11/2015

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)

Next Google Glass Reportedly Being Built From Scratch After Numerous Problems With First Device

After pulling Google Glass from the market, the Mountain View-based tech giant is reportedly working on a brand-new version of the wearable computer from the ground up.

02/04/2015

Google is building 100 prototypes of a car without steering wheels. (Source: Google)

Is Google Developing Its Own Uber?

Google is allegedly preparing to offer its own ride-sharing service along with its driverless car project.

02/03/2015

Gamma Ray Bursts

Do Life-Erasing Stellar Gamma Ray Bursts Mean We’re Alone In Our Corner Of The Cosmos?

An astronomer considers a recent report that indicates advanced life may be routinely destroyed by frequent high-radiation blasts from nearby stars and makes a case that we should still keep searching the sky for signs of intelligence.

01/30/2015

Caltrain Fatality on Tracks

Person Struck And Killed On Caltrain Tracks In Mountain View

The Caltrain tracks through Mountain View reopened in both directions following a collision that killed a man earlier Thursday.

01/29/2015

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