The Feed: The Week in Tech News (Feb. 4 - 8)

The Feed: The Week in Tech News (Feb. 4 - 8)

Welcome to The Feed, our weekly round up of tech news. And what an interesting five days it’s been.

Providing you with everything from Android’s first gaming console to the ways parents are keeping kids off Facebook. Find all of this week’s relevant tech news right here, at The Feed.

 

Inside Google’s Tel Aviv Offices Designed by Camenzind Evolution, Take a look inside Google’s new digs. From open floor plans to comfy couches, this office has everything any tech geek would need. (2/4)

Rumor: Nokia Is Hard At Work On A Windows TabletCEO Stephon Elop made it clear over the weekend that he's ready to enter the tablet market, and it will reportedly be able to operate on Windows. (2/4)

A Facebook Campaign Saves “Gay Bulldog” From Euthanasia, A bulldog was going to be put to sleep after a Tennessee owner returned the pet for being gay, but a Facebook campaign was able to put a stop to that. (2/4)

Clean Your Room With “Sugoi” Remote Control Vehicles by Kyosho, Interactive cleaning can finally make chores fun! These remote control vehicles make life so much easier by allowing them to come to you.  (2/5)

The Keyboard Cover We Want For Our iPad MiniThe Bluetooth EasyType keyboard, though smaller to accomodate the Mini, seems to be big enough to allow for effective typing and features smart buttons for commands like copy-and-paste. (2/5)

The OUYA Console Is Coming to Amazon, Long before it hits stores you can find this Android-powered console on sale at Amazon. The open source system allows anyone to build game on it and will hit the retailer early next week. (2/5)

Why You’d Better Get Used to Tortoise-Slow Internet, Don’t worry, we’re not going back to dial-up. But providers don’t want to change the US Internet speed that is currently not even in the top 10. (2/6)

Vine App Gets 17+ Age Rating After Porn Controversy, Following last week's porn scandal, the Twitter owned video uploading app now features an age limit far greater than it was at its release. (2/6)

Live From Twitter: The Dwindling Value of Making News Out Of Social Media, Increasingly, Twitter has become a source for news. But just how much value should we put in a tweet? (2/6)

A History of Ben Horowitz’s Best Rap References, Find out how one of the top VC’s in the world uses rap lyrics to reference the business advice he posts on his blog. (2/7)

Now Parents Are Helping Their Children Quit Facebook, Check out the lengths parents are going to too help their kids stop using Facebook. Would you stop if you were offered such an incentive? (2/7) 

Justin Timberlake Unveils Interactive Album Art on StippleStipple is an immersive photo platform that lets users tag images, or make stipples, with data. Hovering over The 20/20 cover, for example, reveals a handwritten track list, a link to iTunes for his new single "Suit and Tie," and other interactive goodies for fans. (2/7)

Check Out Sweet Brown's New Dental Commercial, The beloved Internet sensation is back! (2/8)

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