Google Glass: What's With All The Hate?view story

http://techcrunch.com – Google Glass isn’t even on sale yet and there is already a noticeable backlash against Google’s first experiment in wearable computing. It’s odd to see a product that was greeted with so much hype a year ago endure the love-hate cycle so quickly – even though there are only a few thousand units in the wild. (IT news)

Google Now's “Topics” Page Returns And Shows You How Much Google Knows About You, But It Only Works On Androidview story

http://techcrunch.com – A few weeks ago, Google briefly made a “Google Now” topics page available on the web and then took it down again. The page showed a list of topics Google believed you were interested in, based on your search history. Now this feature is back, but it’s a bit different from the leaked page. (IT news)

Flickr launches new Android app and hands out 1-terabyte of free storageview story

http://www.talkandroid.com – If you thought Google’s 15GB of combined free storage for Drive, Gmail, and Google+ Photos was a good deal, check out Flickr. They not only released a new app, but to entice you to start using the service, they are offering 1-terabyte of free space for both photos and videos. (IT news)

Facebook's Ad Exchange Director, Former AdGrok CEO Antonio Garcia-Martinez, Hits The Roadview story

http://techcrunch.com – “FBX was my baby that I staked everything on. We shipped it fast, scaled it up, and now the baby talks and can walk to school, but I don’t feel I need to babysit it,” says Antonio Garcia-Martinez, product director of Facebook’s ad exchange who announced he’s leaving the company today. (IT news)

Google Ventures, Kleiner Perkins And Andreessen Horowitz Team Up As "Glass Collective" To Invest In Google Glass Ecosystemview story

http://techcrunch.com – Today, Google Ventures announced a partnership with two of the biggest technology venture capital firms in the world, Andreessen Horowitz and Kleiner Perkins, on what they’re calling the “Glass Collective.” While this isn’t a fund, the three firms will be sharing seed investment dealflow for entrepreneurs and developers who are working on Google Glass software and hardware. (IT news)

IRS Doesn't Deny Snooping Emails Without A Warrantview story

http://techcrunch.com – The IRS refuses to deny whether its Criminal Tax Division rummages through suspected tax dodgers’ emails without a warrant. In response to the American Civil Liberties Union request for its privacy policy, the IRS dumped 247 records, revealing that the agency definitely believed it could access emails without a warrant before a court deemed the practice illegal. (IT news)

Empathy/Gabble Internal Error on Facebook Connectview story

https://bbs.archlinux.org – After updating to Gnome 3.8 Empathy will no longer connect to Facebook throwing up an "internal error" message. Downgrading to empathy 3.6 fixes the issue immediately, although the issue appears to be caused by gabble as switching on Facebook disables all other gabble accounts and seems to segfault-close gabble altogether. (HowTos)

[Q] Nitrogen (CM7-Based ROM) fails to fully boot after applying Pdoid patchview story

http://forum.xda-developers.com – I would of posted this in the offical thread for "[Rom][Official CM7 based]Nitrogen [Android UnChained][PSN FireKernel MemMod V3]" at http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=2205818 but being new to the forum, can't post to the Development area. (HowTos)

Microsoft's Latest “Scroogled” Ads Attack Sharing Of Information That Google Developers Need To Process Transactionsview story

http://techcrunch.com – Today, Microsoft has leveled more accusations about Google’s practices by way of its “Scroogled” campaigns. (IT news)

Facebook Asks You To Please Select Your Emotionview story

http://techcrunch.com – It could make us more willing to express how we feel. Or you could say it over-simplies our complex moods and lives. But today the Facebook status update box began offering the option to “share how you’re feeling or what you’re doing” through a drop-down menu of emoticons and media. (IT news)