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+ - Details of Google's Project Glass revealed in FCC report->

Submitted by Flozzin
Flozzin (626330) writes "New details of Google's forthcoming augmented reality headset have emerged in documents published by a US regulator.
A test report describes video playing on the device alongside audio running to a "vibrating element". The description tallies with a patent filing suggesting it plays sound via "bone-conduction" tech rather than earbuds. Developers are due to receive a test edition of the headset later this year."

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+ - Google settles French newspaper links dispute->

Submitted by Flozzin
Flozzin (626330) writes "Google has agreed to create a 60m euro ($82m; £52m) fund to help French media organisations improve their internet operations.

It follows two months of negotiations after local news sites had demanded payment for the privilege of letting the search giant display their links.

The French government had threatened to tax the revenue Google made from posting ads alongside the results."

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+ - Phobos-Grunt Mars probe loses its way just after l-> 1

Submitted by Flozzin
Flozzin (626330) writes "Russian engineers are fighting to save the country's latest mission to Mars.

The Phobos-Grunt probe launched successfully but then failed to fire the engine to put it on the correct path to the Red Planet.

Russian space agency officials say the craft is currently stuck in an Earth orbit and that engineers have two weeks to correct the fault before the probe's batteries run out."

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