Monday morning links serving: The October 11th edition

Scratched glasses give perfect vision for any eyesight
DITCH those bifocals. You might soon wearing spectacles whose lenses allow you to see clearly regardless of how long or short-sighted you are.

Google Cars Drive Themselves, in Traffic
Anyone driving the twists of Highway 1 between San Francisco and Los Angeles recently may have glimpsed a Toyota Prius with a curious funnel-like cylinder on the roof. Harder to notice was that the person at the wheel was not actually driving.

Tooth Regeneration Gel Could Replace Painful Fillings
Could this new gel be the biggest dental breakthrough since the introduction of fluoride?

New Tech Could Create Textured Touch Screens
A new technology could allow touchscreens to provide feedback that will help flat glass feel like any other kind of surface.

Goodbye to an old friend: 1-800-GOOG-411
Back in 2007 we launched 1-800-GOOG-411, a voice-powered directory assistance service that connects you quickly to businesses across the U.S. and Canada. On November 12, 2010, we will shut down the service.

Why Broadband Service in the U.S. Is So Awful
The average U.S. household has to pay an exorbitant amount of money for an Internet connection that the rest of the industrial world would find mediocre.


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