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Tech: A $1 billion telescope that will take pictures 10 times sharper than Hubble’s is now officially under construction

The Giant Magellan Telescope is finally under construction at the Las Campanas Observatory in Chile. The telescope is on track to be the world’s largest and most powerful when it takes it first images of space. Data collected by GMT could help astronomers “sniff” alien atmospheres.

Tech: Insiders say the press leaks during Google’s all-hands meeting backfired and handed Sergey Brin the moral high ground (GOOG, GOOGL)

During a meeting between Google’s top managers and employees to discuss the controversy surrounding the company’s plans for China, many were shocked to learn someone inside Google was feeding real-time information to reporters. Suddenly, press leaks became the No. 1 issue.

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