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The Cloud Command Center expands

SMS might have been delayed, but that didn’t stop Google from launching Gmail voice and video chat today.
Since Gmail’s inception 4+ yrs ago, Google has been pretty slow in bringing new functionality to its webmail…until recently.  Over the past several weeks however, Gmail has transformed into a versatile communications platform, centralizing the ability to interact …




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The Cloud Command Center Redux

Update: Looks like everyone jumped the gun 🙁 . According to the official Gmail blog, this feature has been pulled due to bugs…should be back in “2 weeks” or so…
Only a few days since adding direct access to calendars and documents, Gmail Labs is rolling out yet another ‘experimental’ add-on – the ability to send …




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Text messaging elephants

Private Kenyan animal reserve – Ol Pejeta Conservancy – has turned to text messaging in an effort to prevent elephants from damaging surrounding property and to keep the animals safe.
By creating a virtual GPS fence around the reserve’s borders, the rangers are able to monitor elephants’ locations via gEarth with mobile SIM cards embedded in …