Anyone, anywhere can share their opinions freely — and any entrepreneur, big or small, can build, launch and innovate without having to get permission first. The Take Action post coincided with Wednesdays Internet Slowdown protest . Activist sites like Reddit, Boing Boing, Netflix Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX) and others posted a continuous loading wheel on their front page with a message saying that if net neutrality were repealed, the site would still be loading. Many of the sites didn’t actually slow down their service. It also came after dozens of left-leaning groups signed an open letter to Google asking executives to cut ties with the American Legislative Exchange Council, an ISP friendly political organization.
Although there is one slightly related bit of news. Google for Work, the department formerly known as Google Enterprise before last week , is becoming more iOS-friendly with the debut of iOS Sync for Google Apps. Much like its existing Android counterpart, iOS Sync is a mobile device management platform allowing employees and IT admins to manage and secure corporate files, emails, documents and more on iPhone and iPad. Supporting iOS 7 and 8 at launch, iOS Sync is promised to become available next week for Google Apps for Work, Google Apps for Education and Google Apps for Government customers. At that time, IT managers can enable the new functionality through the Admin console.
Google Street View Lets You Take ‘Virtual Walk’ Through Egyptian Relics
Lift Labs makes a spoon that uses a stabilization technology to counter tremors for those with Parkinsons disease. Heres a look: Their tremor-canceling device could improve quality of life for millions of people, says Google in a Google+ post . Were also going to explore how their technology could be used in other ways to improve the understanding and management of neurodegenerative diseases such as Parkinsons disease and essential tremor. Lift Labs said, Were excited to be joining http://www.kaskus.co.id/thread/5185c784532acfe508000014/jasa-like-fan-page-fb-harga-hemat-99-indo-100-real Google[x], Googles moonshot factory. We will continue to sell our Liftware system, and Google will enable us to reach even more people living with Parkinsons or essential tremor who could benefit from using tremor-canceling devices every day. Lift Labs will join Google Glass, self-driving cars, Project Loon Internet balloons, glucose level-checking contact lenses, and the recently unveiled Project Wing delivery drones at Google[x].
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Sites now visible with the mapping technology also include the Giza Necropolis, one of the world’s most famous archaeological sites, as well as the ancient burial ground of Saqqara. Image: Google Street View Google Maps Street View program manager Amita Khattri told Time the project took 10 days to photograph, and the Street View team ran into particular challenges with the Egyptian summer. It was a unique experience for us as well, because the equipment really got tested in the heat,” she said. This is the most recent project for Google, which recently launched in Indonesia several weeks ago. Google Street View first began in 2007, and is now available in more than 59 countries worldwide.
Google Acquires Social Polling Startup Polar to Improve Google+ Design
“Theyll be working with our designers and engineers to help us make G+ as beautiful and simple to use as possible, especially on mobile devices.” Previously, Wroblewski cofounded Bagcheck, which was acquired by Twitter in 2011 after doing a stint at Yahoo as chief design architect. He also wrote a book, Mobile First, focused on how design teams should transition design strategy from desktop to mobile. It appears the Polar app , which allows users to create simple customized polls , will remain online through the end of the year. “Were keeping our publisher tools available until the end of 2014,” Polar said in a statement on their website. “Weve also built a simple way to download and save an archive of your Polar polls and data theyre yours after all.” Though neither company said definitively what would happen to the app, Google acquisitions tend to result in the original app being shuttered or effectively ignored (like email app Sparrow, which was acquired to work on Gmail the app is still available but hasn’t been updated in almost a year.) Google+, Google’s often-over looked social network that has long suffered from perception problems , is facing an uncertain future.