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See the World Through Google’s Eye

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This Week’s Top Story:

Google’s augmented reality glasses (Project Glass), rumored to be called Google Eye” are in testing according to news this week. Google stated previously that the glasses would be available by the end of 2012. We know very little about the future tech wear other than that the glasses will be voice-controlled and run on the Android platform. Users will likely to be able to interact with the information they see as they do with a phone. The video released by Google on Wednesday showed off the ability to send a receive messages, take photos, get directions and manage your phone by answering calls and sharing information.

Newsworthy Tidbits:

In light of recent patent disputes filed by Yahoo against Facebook, the social media giant has filed a counter-suit, siting Yahoo’s blatant invasion of Facebook’s news feed patent.

President Obama signed the JOBS bill, meant to allow for more online investors and promote startup growth.

The recently announced changes to Google search include mobile platform specific searches, updated image search, more +1 buttons.

RIMM comes out with the Mobile Fusion Device Management system - for enterprises to keep track and manage the various devices used by employees.

Be On the Lookout:

YouTube just signed a deal with Paramount which will allow the online video site to compete with Netflix, Apple, Blockbuster and others by offering movie rentals online.

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