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  Google upgrades its built in calculator

Google search engine is more and more intelligent.It has been a long time since Google integrated a built in calculator in its search engine. Today, Google upgraded its built in calculator function in its search engine, a new calculator interface with 34 buttons is added.Before upgrading, if you type 6+7 in the search field, Google will only show the answer 13. But now, if you enter this formula again, in addition to the answer, it will display one calculator interface with 34 buttons. See follo...

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  Google open sources its Collaborative IDE

July 9, 2012 news, Google engineer Scott Blum published an article on Google+ which revealed that Google would open source the Collaborative IDE. The project was named "Collide" (collaborative IDE), which is a Web collaborative code editor. Google hopes that Collide can serve as a catalyst for improving the state of web-based IDEs.Caution Collide does not have any proper auth, SSL support, or user account management just yet. Please consider that fact when running instances that expose important...

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  New HTTP status code: 451 Unavailable for Legal Reasons

On June 11th,2012, Google proposed a new HTTP status code to indicate webpage contents which are not conform to law. The new HTTP status code is 451 Unavailable for Legal Reasons. Google Android Developer Advocate Tim Bray submitted the draft for the new HTTP status code, it will be used on some webpages which can not be served because of legal reasons. Visitors will know that the page cannot be seen because of the government censorship.According to the draft, responses using this status code sh...

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  Facebook hires all Pieceable employees

Facebook recently hired all employees from Pieceable, a web service provider which lets iOS app publishers deliver their apps to the browser and preview their apps in the browser. Facebook claimed that they didn't acquire Pieceable, they just hired their employees. Now Pieceable service is shut down. Currently there are around 800000 app demos on Pieceable, developers can try and show off their iPhone or iPad applications by putting their apps on Pieceable's web service. What Facebook did disapp...

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  Google's acquisition of Quickoffice threatens Microsoft

Windows has over 90% market share in desktop operating systems, even though now other OS such as Mac OS and Linux are saying they are more user friendly, more stable and safer than Windows, Windows still has a weapon MS Office which can defeat all of them. However, with the development of mobile network and cloud computing, Windows is now challenged by different competitors on mobile and cloud areas.  Mobile and cloud are weak sides of Microsoft , but they are strength of Google.Google sudd...

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  Google released a visual programming language Blockly

Google released a visual programming language Google Blockly, similar to the children programming language Scratch developed by MIT. You can build an application using some graphic objects, this is like playing LEGO toys. Eveny graphic object is a code block,  you can integrate them together to create simple functions, then you can combine some simple functions together to build a complete application. Users can drag blocks together to build an application. No typing required.This project...

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  Google Drive will support offline editing soon

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  Google launched new Chromebook in cooperation with Samsung

According to report from technology blog GigaOm, Google and its partner Samsung launched a new Chromebook and Chromebox yesterday, mainly targeting at education and corporation market.New Chromebook looks like any other 12.1 inch computer, while Chromebox is a mini PC that can be connected to peripherals such as keyboard, mouse and monitor, just like Appleā€™s Mac Mini. Currently prices for Chromebook and Chromebox are $499 and $329 respectively.They both are equipped with Intel Core processor, ...

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