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Google to buy drone-maker Titan Aerospace

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Google Inc said it will buy drone-maker Titan Aerospace in an attempt to provide Internet access to more parts of the world, the Wall Street Journal reported on Monday.

Google did not disclose a purchase price for Titan, whose solar-powered drones are intended to fly for years, the paper said. 

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Google to Obama: Leave Us Out of Your Spying Fight

Seems as though the tech giant is motivated by bad publicity. Has anyone forgotten that they were compliant in the spying?

The politics between the feds and the tech giants are fascinating.

Google to Obama: Leave Us Out of Your Spying Fight

YouTube Enlists ‘Trusted Flaggers’ to Police Videos – Digits – WSJ

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YouTube Enlists ‘Trusted Flaggers’ to Police Videos – Digits – WSJ

Woman Wearing Google Glass Says She Was Attacked In San Francisco Bar – CBS San Francisco

It should come as no surprise that we are starting to see some public pressure against those who choose to wear Google Glasses in public. On a more subtle level, no one likes to be openly recorded, especially by some random tech geek. On a broader scale, privacy concerns, especially in light of recent revelations about NSA’s spy program, PRISM, are particularly vexing coming from a fellow citizen. This could develop a number of ways; one potential result could be that private establishments request that their patrons not use these given the nature of their clientele (as this article would suggest). These could also end up like smart phones, where the lack of owning one might serve as an inconvenience to those who do not have one.

There is also the possibility of law enforcement and other state operatives incorporating them as a tool, depending on reasonable expectations of privacy…

Woman Wearing Google Glass Says She Was Attacked In San Francisco Bar – CBS San Francisco

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