WFN #43: Google Goggles

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Google adds two new kinds of search

  • Google search, now with social media integration!!!
  • Scrolling, real-time results in your Google search results display real-time information
  • Google Goggles lets you use a photo to search the net.

Facebook Users too free with their data?

  • How careful are you when using FaceBook? Do you accept all of the invitations from friends? Do you know what you are agreeing to? You might be surprised.

Short News

  • In the coming weeks, Google plans to send out 100,000 of these stickers, each with their own QR code, to a new demographic of businesses Google is calling “Favorite Places”. These favorites are based on search results from users interacting with local business listings on Google Maps.
  • On Sunday, LHC engineers increased the energy of this “pilot beam”, reaching 1.18 trillion electron volts at 2344 GMT.
  • The U.S. Air Force is looking to buy 2,200 Sony PlayStation 3 game consoles.

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