Monthly Archives: October 2013

Making Robots More Like Us – New York Times (blog)

Making Robots More Like UsNew York Times (blog)On a recent morning Natanel Dukan walked into the Paris offices of the French robot maker Aldebaran and noticed one of the company's humanoid NAO robots sitting on a chair. Mr. Dukan, an … Continue reading

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NSA Said to Tap Google and Yahoo Abroad – New York Times

Washington Post NSA Said to Tap Google and Yahoo AbroadNew York TimesWASHINGTON — The National Security Agency and its British counterpart have apparently tapped the fiber-optic cables connecting Google's and Yahoo's overseas servers and are copying vast amounts of email … Continue reading

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Coast Guard visits mysterious ‘Google barge’ – USA TODAY

New York Daily News Coast Guard visits mysterious 'Google barge'USA TODAYSAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard on Wednesday visited the mysterious "Google barge" floating in San Francisco Bay, but the agency would not reveal anything about the tech giant's hush-hush … Continue reading

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Is Google behind mystery barge? – CNN

Is Google behind mystery barge?CNNOfficials won't say exactly what's going on there. But some sleuthing by the media in the tech-heavy Bay Area has pretty much nailed down that Google, headquartered about 40 miles south in Mountain View, California, is … Continue reading

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Google Accused of Wiretapping in Gmail Scans – New York Times (blog)

RT Google Accused of Wiretapping in Gmail ScansNew York Times (blog)SAN FRANCISCO — Wiretapping is typically the stuff of spy dramas and shady criminal escapades. But now, one of the world's biggest Web companies, Google, must defend itself against accusations … Continue reading

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Action Bronson Announces Blue Chips 2 With Party Supplies – Pitchfork Media

XXLMAG.COM Action Bronson Announces Blue Chips 2 With Party SuppliesPitchfork MediaAction Bronson has announced details for the much-anticipated Blue Chips 2, the follow-up to Blue Chips, his 2012 collaboration with producer Party Supplies. The free album will be out on … Continue reading

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BP leads British blue-chips to five-month high – Reuters UK

BP leads British blue-chips to five-month highReuters UKLONDON (Reuters) – Britain's top share index climbed to a five-month high on Tuesday, with investors flocking to buy energy stocks after strong results from BP raised expectations for earnings from the sector. … Continue reading

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BP fuels rally in British shares, blue-chips hit five-month high – 4-traders (press release)

CITY A.M. BP fuels rally in British shares, blue-chips hit five-month high4-traders (press release)Britain's top share index climbed to a five-month high on Tuesday, with investors flocking to buy energy stocks after strong results from BP raised expectations for other … Continue reading

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Google takes secrecy to new heights with mystery barge – Reuters

New York Daily News Google takes secrecy to new heights with mystery bargeReutersLocal TV station KPIX said the barge is intended to serve as a floating retail store for Google's "Glass" wearable computer device – although its external appearance, at … Continue reading

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Google’s social network sees 58% jump in users – USA TODAY

New York Daily News Google's social network sees 58% jump in usersUSA TODAYSAN FRANCISCO — Google said Tuesday its social network Google+ has seen a 58% jump in users in recent months. Vic Gundotra, head of social at Google, said … Continue reading

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