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President Barack Obama returns to the White House - Feb. 13, 2013 (credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

President Barack Obama Hosting Fireside Hangout Thursday

President Barack Obama wants to know what you thought of the State of the Union address.



Three Charged In New York With Spreading Computer Virus Around The World

Authorities say the inventor of a computer virus that infiltrated a million computers worldwide and opened the door for the theft of at least $50 million has pleaded guilty to federal charges in New York.


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Google Offers Free Public Wi-Fi In Chelsea

The Wi-Fi zone covers Gansevoort Street and 19th Street from Eighth Avenue to the West Side Highway, including the Chelsea Triangle, 14th Street Park and Gansevoort Plaza.


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Google Trading Resumes After Plunge Following Mistaken Earnings Release

Google’s stock plunged after it released its third-quarter earnings report early, apparently by mistake.


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Seen At 11: Self-Driving Vehicles No Longer Something You Just See In Movies

Self-driving cars may sound like science fiction to some people, but in reality they have already arrived and their innovative features are sending the cars of today speeding towards a high-tech future.


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Google’s Field Trip App Helps NYC Tourists, Residents Learn Quirky Trivia

A new Google app is helping New Yorkers discover some famous wonders in our own backyard.


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Bloomberg Administration Announces Free ‘Digital Toolkit’ Classes For Small Businesses

In conjunction with Google, Mashable, Tumblr and other tech sites, the Department of Small Business Services and NYC Digital has announced it’ll offer free web courses to small business owners to help them be more competitive with larger companies.


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The Mobile Monitor: Protecting Yourself From Stealthy Apps Collecting Your Personal Info

Whenever you download an app, do a search on Google or even play a game on your cell phone, you’re putting your personal information at risk.


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Latest Demonstration Of ‘Google Glasses’ Shows Off Live Stream Of Skydiving

Google’s “Project Glass” eyewear is being designed to be capable of providing turn-by-turn directions, alerting the wearer to incoming emails, notifying you if friends are nearby, taking photos and video chatting.


Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Google Inc. CEO Larry Page (credit: Edward Reed/Flickr)

Google’s NYC Headquarters To Aid Applied Sciences Campus

Google will put aside 22,000 square feet of office space for the new CornellNYC Tech program starting this July.


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Google Working On High Tech, Augmented Reality Glasses

The company has unveiled “Project Glass.” It has in mind building glasses that essentially function as a heads-up display.


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Lawmakers Postpone Vote On Anti-Piracy Bills SOPA & PIPA

Yielding to strong opposition from the high tech community, Senate and House leaders said Friday they will put off further action on legislation to combat online piracy.


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Manhattan Demonstrators Sound Off On Proposed Anti-Piracy Bills

Did you notice that big black box on Google’s homepage on Wednesday? And what happened to Wikipedia? They were part of an online protest that spilled into the streets of Manhattan.


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Commuters Can Use Smartphones To Buy Tickets After NJ TRANSIT Partners With Google Wallet

Instead of digging cash out of your wallet to buy train or bus tickets NJ TRANSIT commuters will now be able to use their smartphones to just tap and pay.


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Google Heavily Criticized For Its ‘Is My Son Gay?’ App For Android

It’s true, there’s an app for even that. A new smart phone program promises to help parents determine their son’s sexuality in a modified version of “20 questions.”