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The Drudge Report almost daily links to reports about how those wearable computers known as Google Glass are being abused - from invasions of privacy to just plain old obnoxious uses. And as Glass becomes widely available today for $1,500, a consumer group unveils a Top 10 list of reasons why not to be a "Glasshole."
Both Google and Facebook have launched ambitious projects that aim to get everyone on the planet online. Google's Project Loon sends giant balloons bearing Internet-beaming antennas into the stratosphere. Facebook, meanwhile, leads Internet.org, a coalition of companies that wants to get everyone in the world access to basic Internet service.
Samsung's new Galaxy S5 smartphone is more durable than last year's model and other leading Android phones, but the iPhone 5s outperformed all of them in part because of its smaller size, a new study finds.
Google will sell the "Explorer" version of Glass to any U.S. resident who places an online order for the device beginning at 9 a.m. PDT April 15. The product will cost $1,500, the same price that Google Inc. has charged for Glass since sales of the device began last year.
Republic Wireless, which offers calling and data plans for as little as $5 a month, is adding customization options for Moto X phone buyers. These range from colors to special cases.
ExitEvent and WRALTechWire will be cooperating in presenting news about the region's entrepreneurial sector. Today, entrepreneur Jivan Achreja offers his analysis on what Google Fiber could mean to the Triangle.
Where there was smoke there really was fire last year when rumors circulated that Lenovo was going to buy BlackBerry. The deal never happened. CBC News reports why. Then Lenovo bought Motorola Mobility for $2.8 billion. Wow. How different Lenovo's future could look today ...
Google Glass goes for style; Box plans IPO; nCino, LabCorp name new execs; Disney makes YouTube play
The latest Bulldog roundup: Google Glass goes for fashion in deal with Ray-Ban, Oakley; web storage startup Box is going public; cloud banking firm nCino adds a VP for revenue and strategy; LabCorp hires a new CFO; and Disney is buying Maker Studios for $500 million.
How bad do you want Google Fiber in the Triangle? Maybe there's a way for you to show your excitement.
Republic Wireless, which offers calling and data plans for as little as $5 a month, is adding the Motorola Moto G to its product lineup for as low as $149. Republic began offering Moto X phones in November.
Google is releasing tools for software developers to make applications for wearable-computing devices, trying to repeat the success it's had with the Android mobile-operating system for gadgets people wear on their bodies.
In today's Bulldog technology roundup blog: A Bitcoin bank closes after being robbed; Facebook may buy a drone company; Roku steps up video-streaming fight with Google; and Dish takes the lead in offering Internet streaming.
The Internet giant says it already has met with Triangle, Charlotte and other officials in the 34 communities that are on its shortlist for deployment of Google Fiber networks. Deployment decisions could be made by the end of the year.