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Man -- $10/mo. for Google Music, YouTube Music, and ad-free background-enabled YouTube playing is a pretty insane value.

And that's to say nothing of the $15/mo. six-person family plan still supposed to launch sometime this year.

At the risk of sounding cliche, I think Google just changed the game. Not sure how other music services can even compete with this.
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Looking for a router that’s simple, fast and really, really ridiculously good looking? Meet #OnHub. google.com/onhub
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Google's Now on Tap is a killer feature that just made Android phones smarter and more productive than any other phone on the planet. I only hope that Google has patented this incredible innovation cause it makes every other phone look just plain dumb.
Google's Now on Tap could change everything about your phone.
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Get Google Photos later today on the web, on Google Play and in the App Store http://g.co/go/85tgf #io15
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Google published a paper today about the evolution of our networking infrastructure over the past decade. I've gotten to be quite intimate with these systems, thanks to spending much of that time working on our search and storage infrastructure, and the differences are profound, to say the least.

The article quotes +Amin Vahdat as describing what life was like in the earlier era: "there were painful tradeoffs with careful data locality and placement of servers connected to the same top of rack switch versus correlated failures caused by a single switch failure." I cannot begin to describe the pain in the ass that this was: our high-capacity search stack (the part I was responsible for) was by far the most aggressive user of the network, and each cluster's deployment had to be carefully planned on a per-rack basis, to manage our use of bandwidth within and across racks, and to optimize for survivability in case a single rack switch failed.

To give you a sense of the PITA: (this will make sense only to computer scientists) I wrote our standard implementation of simulated annealing... because I needed it for the software that would figure out which tasks to put on which machines.

And even with those amazing systems, we could knock clusters over in a moment. To do a full restart of a search cluster (reading the index from in-datacenter storage from scratch) in less than 48 hours required shutting down all other jobs in the datacenter, because it would use up all of the internal bandwidth. 

If you ever wondered why search over giant corpora is a hard business...

Cross-datacenter networking remains a hard problem, even with these advances, because while long-haul bandwidth has grown tremendously over the years, storage capacity has grown even faster. This is why a good mental analogue for the design of planet-scale storage systems is freight logistics: even with 747's crossing the globe, warehouses are still much bigger. 

I obviously can't tell all the stories, but these papers are a remarkable chance to see what the cutting edge of networking infrastructure actually looks like. Those who are interested in such matters, enjoy!
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We are launching another way to use Hangouts today.  From our new site you'll be able to take advantage of the best of Hangouts in the browser, along with an inspiring image to get you through the day. Check it out and let us know what you think.

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Manage your account settings in style.
As Googler Andy Bohm notes on G+, Google's Privacy team didn't appear on stage during the I/O keynote this year, but that doesn't mean the team didn't have... by Liam Spradlin in Google, News
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It's fast, it's accurate, it's creepy, it's great.
I've just gotten a chance to play around with an early build of Now on Tap, Google's wild new feature that, in essence, does Google searches inside apps automatically. It works like this: when...
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Google's new Photos app is free today on Android, iOS, and web.
Google is making a big play for your photos. It's releasing a revamped Google Photos today that offers unlimited storage of images and videos of up to 16 megapixels and 1080p resolution, entirely...
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Mike Elgan originally shared to Technology:
 
How Google and Apple will smartify your home.

(Read my column: http://goo.gl/2IOv28 )

The next big culture shift in consumer technology is clearly home automation. Over the next two or three years, a dizzying array of home appliances and devices will connect up with your phone and TV box to make everything "smart" (which, let's face it, is a euphemism for "more fun but also more expensive and complex").

And it all starts Thursday.

Here's what you need to know about what's coming in home automation from Google and Apple!

http://www.computerworld.com/article/2925959/internet-of-things/how-google-and-apple-will-smartify-your-home.html

#homeautomation  
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