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Google, Plus

by Kelly MacNeil on July 8, 2011

Google+ is still in its infancy, leaving many to wonder what the latest innovation by the search engine giant will entail. Chairman Eric Schmidt recently got together with reporters at the annual Allen & Co media gathering in Sun Valley, Idaho, to touch on what users can expect when the program opens. One of the […]

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Engine failure forces Delta emergency landing in Florida

by Jorge Hernandez on February 21, 2011

An apparent engine failure forced 119 passengers and crew aboard Delta Flight 1846 from Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport to make an emergency landing back in Fort Lauderdale around 7:45 a.m. on Sunday February 20, reports NBC Miami. The plane was heading to Minneapolis. "There was a big explosion, a flash. And then you hear this […]

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Water-powered Jetlev jetpack to debut in March

by Kelly MacNeil on February 4, 2011

A new water-propelled jetpack, better known as the Jetlev, is set to debut this March, finalizing Canadian inventor Raymond Li's arduous 10-year creation process. "Almost everyone thought I was crazy. It was hard to get quotations for prototype fabrication, raising capital, finding development partners and suitable venues to do the testing," Li told Business Review […]

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Google accuses Bing of stealing search results

by Kelly MacNeil on February 2, 2011

Google accused Microsoft's Bing search engine of imitating internet search results on Tuesday, further escalating a feud between the two technology giants. Google detailed its accusations in a blog post chronicling an operation it carried out toward the end of last year that it used to prove the indiscretion, PC World reports. In order to […]

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Google close to deal with Groupon

by Kelly MacNeil on November 30, 2010

Just weeks after launching a new website geared toward online shoppers, Google is near making another huge move. The search engine giant is getting close to buying Groupon, a popular deal-of-the-day website, in one of the company's largest deals to date, The New York Times reports. Those close to the situation have said that Google […]

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Engine explosion causes emergency landing in Qantas A380

by Jorge Hernandez on November 4, 2010

A Qantas Airbus A380 carrying 440 passengers from Singapore to Sydney, Australia, was forced to make an emergency landing yesterday after experiencing a significant engine failure 15 minutes after takeoff. The Sydney Morning Herald reports that the incident has led the Australian airline to ground its fleet of A380s until the cause of the malfunction […]

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Blekko search engine designed to eliminate spam

by Kelly MacNeil on November 1, 2010

A new search engine called Blekko designed to weed out spam from search results with the help of public participation will launch today. The Silicon Valley company claims that the internet has become saturated with spam, displaying content full of marketing pitches instead of substantive information, reports Reuters. Blekko's search findings will only show results […]