Google Inc (GOOG) Highlights: Rejected Settlement, Raised PT & Apple Inc. (AAPL)

Editor’s Note: Related tickers: Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG), Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL), Deutsche Bank AG (USA) (NYSE:DB)

Exploring Google Glass through eyes of early users (LasvegasSun)
Geeks aren’t the only people wearing Google Glass. Among the people testing Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG)‘s wearable computer are teachers, dentists, doctors, radio disc jockeys, hair stylists, architects, athletes and even a zookeeper. Some 10,000 people are trying out an early version of Glass, most of them selected as part of a contest. To get a sense of the advantages and drawbacks of the device, The Associated Press spoke to three Glass owners who have been using the device since late spring: Sarah Hill, a former TV broadcaster and current military veterans advocate;

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Google boosts Glass with patents from controversial Apple partner Foxconn (ITProPortal)
Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG) is likely looking to boost its Glass eyewear with the purchase of patents from Foxconn — a primary Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) manufacturer. Taipei-based Foxconn (also known as Hon Hai Precision Industry Co.) has confirmed the sale of patents for wearable technology used in gaming and training simulations. According to the company, the portfolio consists of Head Mounted Display (HMD) tech — a computer-generated image superimposed on a real-world view. The system is commonly used in aviation and tactical/ground displays, engineering and scientific design applications, gaming and video devices, and training and simulation tools.

Google’s $8.5M Privacy Deal Cracks Puzzling Injury Issues (Law360)
Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG) is facing backlash over a recently proposed $8.5 million settlement that would resolve a pair of privacy class actions without giving consumers any money, but attorneys predict the pact will gain approval from the court and become a model for companies addressing thorny injury issues. The Google settlement came under fire Thursday, when Consumer Watchdog, the Electronic Privacy Information Center and other consumer groups penned a letter urging U.S. District Judge Edward Davila to reject the settlement of claims that Google illegally divulged search…

Google Chairman Eric Schmidt Unloads 19,808 Shares (GOOG) (MideastTime)
Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG) Chairman Eric Schmidt sold 19,808 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occured on Monday, August 26th. The shares were sold at an average price of $872.04, for a total value of $17,273,368.32. Following the completion of the transaction, the chairman now directly owns 34,095 shares of the company’s stock. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this link. A number of research firms have recently commented on GOOG. Analysts at Deutsche Bank AG (USA) (NYSE:DB) raised their price target on shares of Google from $850.00 to $935.00 in a research note to investors on Thursday.

Pandora to fend off Apple, Google: Mark Mahaney (CNBC)

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