Top Technology Discussions Of The Week -24th June To 30th June-2013

1.Google Earth for iOS Gets Street View

Google Earth for iOS now includes Street View, so now it’s all caught up with its Android counterpart, which first got Street View in May, 2013.

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Image courtesy of Google

2.Digg Reader Lands on iOS

Digg Reader, now available to the public as a web app this week, made its way to iOS, too.

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Image by Mashable

3.PayPal Galactic: For All Your Future Space Purchases

PayPal Galactic is bringing together thought leaders to determine what galactic payments might look like as we prepare for the age of space tourism.

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Image Courtesy Flickr, DonkeyHotey

4.Spotify Expands its Presence in New York City

Spotify will move to a new headquarters in Chelsea later this year, meaning more than 130 new engineering jobs will be added to the city by the end of 2014.

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Image by Mashable, Christina Warren

5.One Bing to Rule Them All: Microsoft Opens Up Bing for Apps

At Build 2013, Microsoft is launching Bing Platform, a way for developers to more easily build services like text-to-speech into apps.

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Image by Mashable, Pete Pachal

6.Sony’s 6.4-Inch Xperia Z Ultra Can Be Used Underwater

Sony announced the Xperia Z Ultra Tuesday during the Mobile Asia Expo in Shanghai, a handset that pushes the limits of screen size and thinness.

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Mashable Composite; Xperia Z Ultra Image Courtesy Sony

7.LED Flashlight Doubles as Battery Pack for Any USB Device

ChargeLight is a rechargeable, dockable and portable LED flashlight that doubles as a battery pack for any USB device.

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Image courtesy of Kickstarter, Chargelight

8.Check In Your Friends With Foursquare Update

Foursquare is built around connecting with your friends, and now you can interact even more closely when you check them as well.

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Image by Mashable

9.RoboCarp Underwater Vehicle Swims Like a Real Fish

The National University of Singapore has developed a robot fish that imitates the movements of a carp. And they’re calling it, of course, RoboCarp.

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Mashable composite, images via iStock, Idea Factory, breaking boundaries, Goldfish, Water drops set

10.Google Wants You to Be Its Next Street View Trekker

If you work for a tourism board, a university or government agency, Google wants your help as a Trekker, toting its camera backpack to flesh out its Street View photo library.

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Image courtesy of Google

Summer’s here and the tech is hot. If you’re looking for all the latest and most important developments in the techno-world, you came to the right place: Top Technology Discussions has you covered. Google made two announcements this week, both related to Street View. iPhone users can rejoice because Street View has finally come to iOS. Google is also inviting people to be part of the project as Street View Trekkers.
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At Build 2013, Microsoft announced it was launching Bing Platform to help developers build more services around apps. And in taking tech to outer space, Paypal officially announced PayPal Galactic, a way to make payments and solve payment issues while exploring the cosmos.  

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