Google Inc (GOOG) News: Image Hitch, Cloud Services & Yahoo! Inc. (YHOO)’s Dramatic Turnaround

Editor’s Note: Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG), Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL), Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO)

Google Glass is in Vogue, but not yet in vogue (The Verge)
Aside from the occasional up-and-coming NBA star, most of the early Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG) Glass adopters are, unsurprisingly, developers and technology fans that aren’t normally seen as denizens of style. Even before its release, the headset has become the poster child of refreshed privacy fears and the butt of many late night jokes. It’s safe to say that Glass has an image problem. But with a 12-page spread in the iconic September issue of Vogue, Google is hoping to change the perception of its headset.

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Google’s all grown up and that’s too bad (Market Watch)
When Larry Page became chief executive of Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG) in 2011, Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) chief Steve Jobs offered him some advice. “Figure out what Google wants to be when it grows up,” he said. “What are the five products you want to focus on? Get rid of the rest…. They’re- causing you to turn out products that are adequate but not great.” Page took this criticism to heart. Over the last two years, Google has shuttered countless side projects, focusing its efforts on consumer devices and cloud services.

Mayer Shines At Yahoo After Spotlight Dimmed At Google (NPR)
Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO) has redesign some of its major sites — the latest step in CEO Marissa Mayer’s dramatic turnaround of the Internet company. Before Mayer interviewed for the job at Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO), her career at Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG) appeared to have stalled. Renee Montagne discusses this with Nicholas Carlson, who wrote a profile of Mayer for the news website Business Insider.

Google looking to add Swahili, Igbo, Zulu to Translate roster (memeburn)
Google Inc is looking to add a number of African languages, including Hausa, Igbo, Zulu and Swahili to Google Translate. A post on Google Africa’s Google+ page shows that it’s looking for volunteers to help out with the translation. That’s an indication that they could soon join the 71 other languages currently supported by Google Translate.

Tear Down Pegs Google Moto X Build Cost at $221 (Slash Gear)
We are ever the fan of other people ripping apart gadgets to show us what they look like on the inside around these parts. We don’t want to tear up our own gadgets, but we love a good tear down as much as the next guy and another Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG) Moto X tear down has surfaced. This time the tear down comes courtesy of the analytic types over at IHS. These guys didn’t rip the device apart simply to see what’s on the inside and how hard it would be to repair like the last tear down we saw. IHS also brought along a calculator and kept a running tally of what it thinks the device costs to build. The final figure for all the cables, glue, screws, and hardware inside the Google Moto X is $221.

Nasdaq 100 plummets after hitting 13-year high (CNBC)

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