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Google’s Hangouts to Go High-Def

File this under “pretty cool”: Google announced Wednesday that it plans to bring high-definition quality to its Hangouts video chat product. The company first plans to introduce HD to its live “On Air” Hangouts, while rolling HD out to the public at large in the coming weeks. Caveat, from Google+ engineering honcho Chee Chew: “HD hangouts require an HD-capable webcam, more bandwidth and more processing power than standard definition.”


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Just as the atom bomb was the weapon that was supposed to render war obsolete, the Internet seems like capitalism’s ultimate feat of self-destructive genius, an economic doomsday device rendering it impossible for anyone to ever make a profit off anything again. It’s especially hopeless for those whose work is easily digitized and accessed free of charge.

— Author Tim Kreider on not getting paid for one’s work