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  1. Twitter reportedly strikes deal for tweets in Google search resultsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2015 | Mashable

    Thanks to a deal recently struck between Twitter and Google, those tweets will have a larger audience than ever before. According to Bloomberg, Twitter has reached a deal with Google that will make its 140-character updates from users - all 284 million of them - instantly searchable.


  2. Google buys Launchpad Toys as it seeks more kid-friendly productsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2015 | Mashable

    LaunchPad Toys makes a handful of popular mobile apps for children including an augmented reality app called TeleStory and an animation storytelling tool called Toontastic. The San Francisco-based startup was founded in 2010 and took part in Y-Combinator in 2011.


  3. What will U.S. transport look like in 2045?Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2015 | Mashable

    In January 2014, the U.S. Department of Transportation tasked a team of experts with producing a comprehensive report on the state of the country's infrastructure. The resulting report, at more than 300 pages, paints a sorry picture of systems designed and implemented as much as 80 years ago, when planners had far fewer people to consider.


  4. Portuguese buses and taxis are also wi-fi routersRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 28, 2014 | Mashable

    A massive mobile Wi-Fi network that could be a model for many cities was launched in the city of Porto, Portugal, this fall. Buses and taxis are equipped with routers that serve as mobile Wi-Fi hot spots for tens of thousands of riders.


  5. Robots could soon replace human security guardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2014 | Mashable

    As the sun set on a warm November afternoon, a quartet of five-foot-tall, 300-pound shiny white robots patrolled in front of Building 1 on Microsoft's Silicon Valley campus. Looking like a crew of slick Daleks imbued with the grace of Fred Astaire, they whirred quietly across the concrete in different directions, stopping and turning in place so as to avoid running into trash cans, walls and other obstacles.


  6. Google Doodle marks 25 years since fall of Berlin Wall with touching videoRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2014 | Mashable

    Google commemorated the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall on Sunday with a Google Doodle video that shows where pieces of the landmark are now displayed around the world. The clip shows footage from Nov. 9, 1989, the day the 10-mile-long wall, which separated communist East Berlin from democratic West Berlin during the Cold War, was torn down.


  7. 10 Startups to Watch in India's Tech BoomRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2014 | Mashable

    With a population of more than 1.2 billion, India has obvious potential to become the world's leading tech ecosystem. Unfortunately, that opportunity has been undermined by poor infrastructure, hefty bureaucracy and the divide between the nation's urban and rural areas.


  8. Google Science Fair Winners Take on World Hunger, Other Global ProblemsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2014 | Mashable

    The goal of the annual event - now in its fourth year- is to give students round the world the opportunity to experiment with ambitious scientific ideas. And, of course, potentially change the world.


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