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Google Files Patent for Electronic Device That Is Injected Into Eyeball

Google Files Patent for Electronic Device That Is Injected Into Eyeball

Merging biology with electronics isn’t a question of if, but when. Some enterprising biohackers have even decided that the time is now. Google-parent Alphabet appears to be preparing for our cybernetic future with a new patent for electronics that can be injected onto your eye. The company has been interested in eyeball tech for awhile, …

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Google’s April Fools’ Day Prank Backfires

Google's April Fools' Day Prank Backfires

An April Fools’ Day joke created by Google as an add-on to Gmail, intended to amuse, jumped up and bit the Internet giant when users complained en masse about the “stupid prank.” Gmail users awoke to a new feature on Friday, Send+Mic Drop, next to the regular Send button. Pressing …

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Google Will Pay $100k if You Can Hack a Chromebook

Google has put up a $100,000 reward for anyone who can hack a Chromebook virtually via the web. The motion doubles last year’s top reward of $50,000, which was exclusively for hacking that effects long-term use in guest-mode. For Chromebooks, guest mode is designed to completely erase all history and cookies upon …

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Google Paid $12,012.26 to Man Who Owned Google.com for 1 Minute in September

Google Paid $12,012.26 to Man Who Owned Google.com for 1 Minute in September

Google has revealed how much it paid a former employee who managed to briefly become the owner of Google.com due to a computer glitch last year. Sanmay Ved purchased the Google.com domain through Google’s own Google Domains service in September 2015, for the low price of $12 (£8.35). He initially thought the listing was an error, …

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Amazon to Pull Chromecasts and Apple TVs from Marketplace

Ladies and Gentlemen we are witnessing yet another Amazon Prime tactic. Amazon announced on Friday that it will stop selling Apple TVs and Google Chromecasts from their digital shelves because of their lack of compatibility with the Prime Video service. Amazon explained that “It is important that the streaming media players …

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Google Officially Becomes ‘Alphabet’

After the markets close today, Google will officially become Alphabet. Back in August, Google announced a large restructuring of its company, and as a result, Alphabet will become the new parent company of all of the Google products. the well-known Google applications, like search, YouTube, and Google Maps, will not …

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Three employees Injured in Crash involving Self-Driving Google Car

Three employees Injured in Crash involving Self-Driving Google Car

Three Google employees have been injured in a crash involving one of the company’s self-driving cars. Google revealed the accident happened on 1 July when its car was rear-ended while stationary on a public road in Mountain View, California. It is the first accident involving one of Google’s fleet of self-driving vehicles …

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