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November 30, 2014, 4:55 PM

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Rachel Metz / MIT Technology Review:
Interest in Google Glass wanes, but display, lens and battery technologies it has spurred will continue to be developed  —  Google Glass Is Dead; Long Live Smart Glasses  —  Even though Google's head-worn computer is going nowhere, the technology is sure to march on.
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Jason Del Rey / Re/code:
Black Friday online sales grow more than 20% year over year, with 27% of transactions on mobile or tablet  —  Strong Black Friday Online Sales Give Hope for Big Holiday Numbers  —  Online sales on Black Friday grew more than 20 percent year over year, according to several industry studies …
Mark Harris / IEEE Spectrum:
Google's first self-driving car and Street View cameras were developed by 510 Systems, a startup the company quietly bought in 2011  —  The Unknown Start-up That Built Google's First Self-Driving Car  —  Two of Google's signature innovations, Street View cameras and self-driving cars …
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Samuel Gibbs / Guardian:
European data regulator says “device fingerprinting” requires user consent, like cookies  —  Europe's next privacy war is with websites silently tracking users  —  European data protection watchdogs publish guidance on web tracking using device fingerprinting that could result in more ‘I agree’ forms
Iljitsch van Beijnum / Ars Technica:
iWork '14 review: minor updates, new file formats aren't backwards compatible, iCloud collaboration still not available in native apps  —  iWork '14 review: Still waiting for that great leap forward [Updated]  —  When Apple released the 2013 edition of the productivity suite formerly known as iWork …
Jason Del Rey / Re/code:
Amazon expands Local Services repair and installation services to select cities in 9 states  —  Amazon Promotes Handyman and Installation Services  —  Amazon wants to sell you a new flatscreen TV on Black Friday, and then help you mount it on your wall.  —  The giant online marketplace …
Richard Lai / Engadget:
OnePlus to roll out its own custom Android ROM built on Lollipop to One users in India, after Cyanogen signs exclusive deal with Micromax  —  OnePlus and Cyanogen on brink of breakup after India fight  —  Poor OnePlus just can't take a break.  Just as the company's busy taking care …
Joe Mullin / Ars Technica:
Music publishers BMG and Round Hill sue Cox claiming the ISP doesn't penalize repeat copyright infringers  —  Music publishers finally pull the trigger, sue an ISP over piracy  —  BMG Rights Management and Round Hill Music have sued Cox Communications for copyright infringement …

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