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Given the spate of closures, abandonments and wound-up projects, we can't help but suspect Google's mantra switching from \"don't be evil\" to \"sic transit gloria mundi.\" Mountain View's winding up online-image editing site Picnik in preparation for integration with Google+, joining Wave, Knol, Frien

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Well, we've known for a while that Google was throwing considerable weight behind HTML 5, and that one of the purposes of the markup language is to do away with plug-ins for Internet apps, so it makes sense that eventually Gears would go the way of the Dodo. But so soon? Linus Upson, the man in c

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We've known that Google has designs on the ebook market for quite a while, and now Tom Turvey (the company's director of strategic partnerships) has said that the program will be ready by the end of 2009. Details are still rather sketchy, but according to The New York Times, the plan involves selli

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Pretty much everyone's saying that location-based services for phones are the Next Big Thing -- thing is, they've been saying that for three or four Things back now. Integrated GPS, AGPS, and comprehensive, highly accurate cell databases are finally making trackdowns a reality these days, but findi

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Considering the absolutely lackluster hardware present in the Everex gPC, it's a tad difficult to get psyched up about the next revision of the gOS. Nevertheless, gOS 2.0 (or Rocket, as it were) is all set to launch on Monday at CES, and while there's not much to phone home about, the inclusion of

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