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+ - Billion-dollar climate denial network exposed 1

Submitted by gmuslera
gmuslera writes: An extensive study on the financial networks that support groups denying the science behind climate change has found a web of 91 think tanks and industry associations (like the American Enterprise Institute and the Heritage Foundation) supported by conservative billonaires between 2003 and 2010. The full study can be found here

+ - Google's experimental fiber network-> 1

Submitted by gmuslera
gmuslera writes: Not enough speed from your ISP? Google seems to go into that market too. "We're planning to build and test ultra high-speed broadband networks in a small number of trial locations across the United States. We'll deliver Internet speeds more than 100 times faster than what most Americans have access to today with 1 gigabit per second, fiber-to-the-home connections. We plan to offer service at a competitive price to at least 50,000 and potentially up to 500,000 people.". The goal isnt just to give ultra fast speed for some lucky ones, but to test under that conditions things like new generations of apps, and deployment techniques that take advantage of it.
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+ - Google launches SideWiki

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gmuslera
gmuslera writes: "Today Google launched SideWiki, a tool that enables you talk about the page you are visiting, and even share them on twitter, facebook and others. In this stage is a feature of the new Google Toolbar for Firefox and Internet Explorer, but have an API to be access that content, and will add make it available to Chrome. If well the idea is good, wonder what kind of misuses could have, like doing public comments on private pages, or lawsuits to google because someone criticized a website or an article in in some way the website itself."
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+ - Google Apps out of beta 1

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gmuslera
gmuslera writes: "Google Apps (and that includes Gmail, Google Calendar, Google Docs and Google Talk) are officially out of beta, yes, really, even if is just to say that they wont be as beta forever. For Gmail, that was more than 5 years, probably a world record."

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