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Google unveils new Pixel smartphone Business,Sci/Tech

By: Kylie Vaillancourt Google announced a new phone on Wednesday known as Pixel. The company made the announcement at a press conference today in San Francisco. CEO Sundar Pichai started off the conference saying the invention of smartphones created a mobile revolution “that’s changed people’s lives.” For the first time with this new phone, the software

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Pope uses Hangouts to talk to children with disabilites International,News

At 10 a.m. today Pope Francis held a Google+ Hangouts session with disabled children from around the world, including Brazil, United States, India and Spain. During the video discussion, the children had a chance to tell the Pope about their disability, ask him a question and tell him what they dream of doing in the future.

Google’s cheap smartphone launches in India Sci/Tech

Google Android One

By Jacob Wilson-Hajdu Google just released its new Android One smartphone in India this week. It’s greatest feature might its price, running just under $120. With 1.2 billion people and only 10 per cent of the population owning a smartphone, India has become an open market for mobile developers to create and offer affordable technology.

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Google Glass games not entirely new, but still compelling Sci/Tech

By Alex Coop Flappy Bird may be the current king of viral games, but Google’s most recent gameplay video showcasing Google Glass’ mini-games offers exciting possibilities for consumers. The video, which was released on Monday, showed off the mini-time-wasters as seen through the eyes of a consumer. Tennis – a game where the player moves his

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Google Maps will remove image after San Fran man discovers photo of deceased sons body News

Google Maps is removing an aerial image next week after a San Francisco man discovered the website showed a photo of his 14-year-old sons’ body, who was shot and killed in 2009.

Google celebrates 14th birthday Sci/Tech

By Sarah MacDonald and Stacey Thompson Happy birthday Google! The site, first launched in 1998, celebrates its 14th birthday on Sept. 27. It celebrated with an animated birthday cake doodle. The search engine incorporated on Sept. 4, 1998 but today has been Google’s birthday since 2005 when the site first announced its record number of

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