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  • Going solar with SunPower

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    Emily Wood
    23 Apr 2014 | 5:30 am
    Just because Earth Day is over doesn’t mean we’re done doing good things for the planet. Yesterday we announced our biggest renewable energy purchase yet: an agreement with our Iowa utility partners to supply our data center facilities there with up to 407 megawatts of wind energy.Today, we’re taking another step towards a clean energy future with a major new investment. Together with SunPower Corporation we’re creating a new $250 million fund to help finance the purchase of residential rooftop solar systems—making it easier for thousands of households across the U.S. to go solar.
  • Go back in time with Street View

    The Official Google Blog
    Emily Wood
    23 Apr 2014 | 6:00 am
    If you’ve ever dreamt of being a time traveler like Doc Brown, now’s your chance. Starting today, you can travel to the past to see how a place has changed over the years by exploring Street View imagery in Google Maps for desktop. We've gathered historical imagery from past Street View collections dating back to 2007 to create this digital time capsule of the world.If you see a clock icon in the upper left-hand portion of a Street View image, click on it and move the slider through time and select a thumbnail to see that same place in previous years or seasons.Now with Street View, you…
  • Explore new careers with the first virtual Take Your Classroom to Work Day

    The Official Google Blog
    Emily Wood
    24 Apr 2014 | 5:30 am
    For 21 years, Take Your Child To Work Day has helped kids understand what moms and dads do all day after they leave the house. And even if kids don't realize it at the time, it also serves an important role in helping youngsters learn about what kinds of jobs they could do when they grow up. Unfortunately, not all kids are lucky enough to get these opportunities. Today, we’re giving kids everywhere a chance to “visit” some of the world’s most exciting workplaces. Working with Forbes, Connected Classrooms is hosting 18 virtual field trips to places like the Georgia Aquarium, the…
  • Head of Google+ Vic Gundotra Leaves Company | Digital Trends

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    Williams Pelegrin
    24 Apr 2014 | 1:25 pm
    After eight years working at Google, senior vice president and head of Google+ Vic Gundotra revealed that he is departing the company. In a post on (where else) Google+, Gundotra wrote that “now is the time for a new ...
  • Hangouts Android App Ver 2.1.075 Released: Merged SMS Conversations, Widgets Added

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    Mohamed Rafiq
    21 Apr 2014 | 10:46 pm
    Google+ Hangouts for the Android platform has been updated with ver 2.1.075 with new features and updates. Features in ver 2.1.075 (via Google+ post)   Today we’re launching the newest version of Hangouts for Android, rolling out to the Play store over the next few days. Highlights include: - Merged conversations: SMS and Hangout conversations with... Read more » The post Hangouts Android App Ver 2.1.075 Released: Merged SMS Conversations, Widgets Added appeared first on vlogg.com.
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    The Official Google Blog

  • Explore new careers with the first virtual Take Your Classroom to Work Day

    Emily Wood
    24 Apr 2014 | 5:30 am
    For 21 years, Take Your Child To Work Day has helped kids understand what moms and dads do all day after they leave the house. And even if kids don't realize it at the time, it also serves an important role in helping youngsters learn about what kinds of jobs they could do when they grow up. Unfortunately, not all kids are lucky enough to get these opportunities. Today, we’re giving kids everywhere a chance to “visit” some of the world’s most exciting workplaces. Working with Forbes, Connected Classrooms is hosting 18 virtual field trips to places like the Georgia Aquarium, the…
  • Go back in time with Street View

    Emily Wood
    23 Apr 2014 | 6:00 am
    If you’ve ever dreamt of being a time traveler like Doc Brown, now’s your chance. Starting today, you can travel to the past to see how a place has changed over the years by exploring Street View imagery in Google Maps for desktop. We've gathered historical imagery from past Street View collections dating back to 2007 to create this digital time capsule of the world.If you see a clock icon in the upper left-hand portion of a Street View image, click on it and move the slider through time and select a thumbnail to see that same place in previous years or seasons.Now with Street View, you…
  • Going solar with SunPower

    Emily Wood
    23 Apr 2014 | 5:30 am
    Just because Earth Day is over doesn’t mean we’re done doing good things for the planet. Yesterday we announced our biggest renewable energy purchase yet: an agreement with our Iowa utility partners to supply our data center facilities there with up to 407 megawatts of wind energy.Today, we’re taking another step towards a clean energy future with a major new investment. Together with SunPower Corporation we’re creating a new $250 million fund to help finance the purchase of residential rooftop solar systems—making it easier for thousands of households across the U.S. to go solar.
  • Ok Glass… Let’s celebrate Earth Day

    Emily Wood
    22 Apr 2014 | 5:00 am
    Part of honoring Earth Day is celebrating the people who dedicate their lives to protecting our planet’s most vulnerable species. You’ll find one of those people in the tall grasslands of Nepal’s Chitwan National Park, where Sabita Malla, a senior research officer at World Wildlife Fund (WWF), is hard at work protecting rhinos and Bengal tigers from poaching. She spends her days collecting data about wildlife in order to track the animals, assess threats, and provide support where needed. Now, she’s getting help from something a bit unexpected: Google Glass. Last year, WWF started…
  • Through the Google lens: this week’s search trends

    Emily Wood
    18 Apr 2014 | 3:23 pm
    What did you search for this week? What about everyone else? Starting today, we’ll be sharing a regular look back at some of the top trending items on Google Search. Let’s dive in.From afikomen to 1040EZPeople were looking for information on Palm Sunday and Good Friday ahead of Easter; searches for both days were even higher than searches for the Pope himself. Turning to another religious tradition, with Passover beginning on Monday we saw searches rise over 100 percent for Seder staples like [charoset recipe], [brisket passover] and of course [matzo balls]. Alongside these celebrations,…
 
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  • Hangouts Android App Ver 2.1.075 Released: Merged SMS Conversations, Widgets Added

    Mohamed Rafiq
    21 Apr 2014 | 10:46 pm
    Google+ Hangouts for the Android platform has been updated with ver 2.1.075 with new features and updates. Features in ver 2.1.075 (via Google+ post)   Today we’re launching the newest version of Hangouts for Android, rolling out to the Play store over the next few days. Highlights include: - Merged conversations: SMS and Hangout conversations with... Read more » The post Hangouts Android App Ver 2.1.075 Released: Merged SMS Conversations, Widgets Added appeared first on vlogg.com.
  • New Google Camera Android App Released for Phones and Tablets

    Mohamed Rafiq
    16 Apr 2014 | 10:58 pm
    Google has today released a brand new Camera App for Android smartphones and tablets with cool new features. This is a brand new Camera App that is different from the built-in camera in Android Rom, has some creative picture modes & new design and works on all Android phones / tablets running version 4.4 and... Read more » The post New Google Camera Android App Released for Phones and Tablets appeared first on vlogg.com.
  • Google I/O 2014 Registration is Now Open for Signups!

    Mohamed Rafiq
    15 Apr 2014 | 4:00 pm
    Are you planning to visit this year’s Google I/O developer conference? Registration is now open and you got 3 days to sign up starting now i.e 15th April 2014 @ 4:00 PM PDT. As announced earlier, selection for this year’s Google I/O 2014 registration is based on random selection (similar to lottery system). That said, registering... Read more » The post Google I/O 2014 Registration is Now Open for Signups! appeared first on vlogg.com.
  • Buy Google Glass: Glass Explorer Signup Open to Public Now

    Mohamed Rafiq
    15 Apr 2014 | 8:09 am
    Want to Buy Google Glass? Glass Explorer sign ups are open to the public now and available for a limited time. As announced earlier, Google has today opened up the Glass Explorer program sign up to the public (Yes you can buy google glass through this program). Please visit the page here and click on... Read more » The post Buy Google Glass: Glass Explorer Signup Open to Public Now appeared first on vlogg.com.
  • Want to Buy Google Glass? Mark April 15th 2014 On Your Calendar

    Mohamed Rafiq
    11 Apr 2014 | 6:00 pm
    How to Buy a Google Glass? This is a common phrase you hear whenever someone talks about Google Glass. Unfortunately Google Glass is not ready for the prime time and therefore not yet made available to the public. Although no official announcements made, rumors suggest sometime later in 2014. However Google is slowly opening it... Read more » The post Want to Buy Google Glass? Mark April 15th 2014 On Your Calendar appeared first on vlogg.com.
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