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Whats in a name, anyway? Google has nixed authorship, dropping authors' bylines (names) from search results. The move was made official with an announcement on Google+: "we've made the difficult decision to stop showing authorship in search results," wrote Google's John Mueller. Google authorship launched in 2011, including author images, which also appeared in search results (and had already recently disappeared). That said, "Search users will still see Google+ posts from friends and pages when they're relevant to the query," Mueller wrote.
Say hello to Hyperlapse. Instagram's just released Hyperlapse, a separate app that lets you make tracking shots and time-lapse videos with surprisingly steady shots. It's already available for iOS, but an Android version is also expected. Wired, which has the full story from the developers, calls it the equivalent to having a $15,000 video setup in your hand. Blow Instagram and Facebook friends away with your impressive video skills:
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