Breaking News: Obama praises CIA workers’ role in bin Laden killing

Obama praises CIA workers’ role in bin Laden killing

President Obama visited CIA headquarters in Langley on Friday to praise employees for their role in the operation to kill Osama bin Laden but cautioned that al-Qaeda remains a potent threat despite the demise of its leader. “You made it possible for us to achieve the most significant victory yet in our war to defeat al-Qaeda,” Obama said in his first appearance at the agency since bin Laden was …
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Breaking News: Google is killing HTML5 to harm Apple iOS

Google Street View Cars
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Google Street View Cars
After I was invited to speak at Google on HDR for their Authors@Google program, I visited another one of their buildings where I gave a little workshop. It was great fun! On the way over, I passed the fleet of Google Streetview cars. I set up for a shot in the awesome Mountain View afternoon skies.

I know there’s a lot of controversy over these cars. I think it’s all silly. Everyone is everywhere taking photos nowadays… whether with DSLRs, consumer cameras, or cell phones. The idea that Google can’t do what everyone else is doing in an organized way just doesn’t make any sense. I use Google street view all the time to help find my way around… it’s a huge time-saver! And, it’s super-cool on my Android phone, I must say…

From the blog at stuckincustoms.com.

Google is killing HTML5 to harm Apple iOS
One of my explanations for Google’s decision to drop native HTML5 support for H.264 is that it is a masterful bluff to secure more favorable licensing terms for H.264, but it just occurred to me that Google’s decision effectively kills HTML5 video adoption and forces video content providers to continue using Flash as the delivery mechanism for […] Google is killing HTML5 to harm Apple iOS is a …
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