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Google launching new test flight for balloon-based Internet
Time Magazine
Google's plan for "balloon-powered Internet for everyone" will expand its pilot test to Australia next month, The Guardian reported. During the trial, the company will fly 20 test balloons over Western Queensland in partnership with Australia's largest telecom company, Telstra. Telstra will supply base stations to communicate with the balloons, and the test balloons will beam down 4G-style Internet from over 60,000 ft. in the air.
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Net neutrality changes in U.S. could impact Canada
CBC News
The epic battle in the U.S. over who gets to shape the future of the internet got even more heated when President Barack Obama weighed in in favour of net neutrality, urging regulators to ban cable companies from creating a two-tier information superhighway that would allow some websites to buy their way into a fast lane.
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Google Trends now shows you the most viral YouTube videos
The Next Web
Google Trends is a great way to keep up with the popular news of a day, but what if you want to know about the newest cat video or online singing sensation? Well, Google's now added a Trending on YouTube section for that.
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Google Cloud targets Amazon web services with new options, price cuts
International Business Times
Google executives plan to announce a new and improved version of the company's cloud services at a Google Cloud Platform Live conference in San Francisco, California. The announcement, first reported by the Wall Street Journal, comes amid a company-wide effort to compete with Amazon, which has dominated Google in the cloud market since unveiling Amazon Web Services in 2006.

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'Dark Web' version of Facebook shows a new way to secure the web
MIT Technology Review
Facebook.com is one of the most frequently accessed URLs in the world, but recently, the social network unveiled a new one: facebookcorewwwi.onion. That address serves up a version of Facebook's service accessible only via the Tor anonymity software. Tor users include dissidents trying to avoid censorship, criminals, and U.S. government workers who need to escape scrutiny from foreign security services.

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Is it time for a new Google mission statement?
CNN
After 14 years, Larry Page has confessed to the Financial Times that Google "probably does need" a new mission statement. Back in 1999, Google came up with "ten things we know to be true" that defined the then-little Silicon Valley start-up. So here are some suggested tweaks to make the Google's original mission statement more relevant in 2014.

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Microsoft starts rolling out Skype for web browsers
Digital Trends
Microsoft has started to roll out a beta version of Skype for Web that works on up-to-date versions of most browsers, including Internet Explorer, Chrome (Windows only), Firefox, and Safari. As Skype's Jonathan Watson points out in a blog post announcing the development, the new feature should prove useful for anyone who finds themselves in front of a computer that doesn't already have the Skype software installed, or if you’re at "an Internet café or hotel computer whilst on vacation where you can't download Skype at all."
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Target Canada has no online store, and won't anytime soon
Huffington Post
Canada has been famously behind when it comes to online shopping, but it's looking more and more like those days are over. Loblaws is testing a system to let you pay for groceries from home and then pick them up; Amazon.ca now sells groceries; free shipping is increasingly becoming the norm. But there's one retailer that isn't in the game, and doesn't look like it will be anytime soon: Target.
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Mobile devices used for nearly half of Canada's web time
CBC News
Almost half of Canadians' access to the internet is through mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets, instead of personal computers, according to measurement firm comScore. While PCs rule our days, mobile devices rule our nights, with smartphone and tablet use peaking in the evening hours.
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Samsung hunts for next hit with Internet push as phones fade
Bloomberg
Yoon C. Lee, a Samsung Electronics Co. executive, is giving a tour of his U.S. home in Oakland. He shows off his living room and foyer, then takes a look outside to check the garden. He considers turning on the sprinkler system before deciding the plants have enough water. The thing is, he's not actually in California.
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