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Google to pay new CFO $70 million in next two years

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Ruth Porat has at least 70 million reasons to leave her job on Wall Street.

Google has agreed to pay Porat, its new CFO, about $70 million in total compensation as of next year, according to an SEC filing on Thursday. That includes a $5 million signing bonus, a $25 million new hire grant that begins vesting at the end of this year and a $40 million biennial grant beginning in 2016.

Porat will also get a modest $7,500 to relocate to Google’s Mountain View headquarters.

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Shoot the scene outside your window for our photo challenge

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For this week’s photo mission, shoot through glass to capture what you see outside your windowMashable is partnering with Windex to bring you this challenge.

The scenery can be just about anything — the beautiful suburbs seen from your living room window, the hustle and bustle outside your office building, or a breathtaking cityscape from a high-up observation deck.

It’s always interesting to see through another person’s point of…

They meet on Instagram, then they risk arrest for their next shot

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At a time when images of the world are proliferating faster than any one of us can view them, there are few things left undocumented.

But some views of the world remain off limits — except to those willing to take some risks. A video by All Points Project, a new show on the Seeker Stories YouTube channel, highlights some of the photographers who are risking arrest and even their own safety to get the perfect shot.

Google’s latest Street View project uses ziplines to showcase Brazilian rainforests

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Google just added zipline to the growing list of ways it’s captured Street View images from far-flung locations around the world.

The company’s newest collection of Street View photography used a zipline to help document the upper canopy of an Amazon rainforest.

The latest images, the result of a partnership with the Amazonas Sustainable Foundation (FAS), allow you to view the trees and other plant life in a section of the…

Google’s latest Street View project uses ziplines to showcase Brazilian rainforests

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Google just added zipline to the growing list of ways it’s captured Street View images from far-flung locations around the world.

The company’s newest collection of Street View photography used a zipline to help document the upper canopy of an Amazon rainforest.

The latest images, the result of a partnership with the Amazonas Sustainable Foundation (FAS), allow you to view the trees and other plant life in a section of the…

Adorable 3-year-old kicks and punches her way through the Taekwondo student creed

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Meet Sophie Wong.

She’ll kick your ass, just as soon as she’s finished reciting her student creed at Leeds Taekwondo and Premier Martial Arts Centre.

“I will develop myself in a positive manner and avoid anything that may reduce my mental growth or my physical health,” she promises, before busting out some fierce moves.

Ready stance go!

It’s raining, it’s pouring, wet Oscars is less boring

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LOS ANGELES — As it was last year, the red carpet is a shade darker. Yep, rain at the Oscars is becoming a bit of a short-term tradition.

The Academy Awards red carpet once again took place under the big, clear plastic tent, which they set up whenever there’s even a chance of rain. And, as last year, it was more than a chance — it was a big, wet reality:

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The tent tent over the red carpet outside the entrance to the Kodak Theatre.

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Google Street View adds Greenland Viking ruins and glacial landscapes

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Google’s Street View continues to go where roads end, and the latest addition will give you a glimpse of Viking ruins and a glacial icecap.

Google has curated a few Greenland landmarks and landscapes that require you to go no further than wherever you’re sitting right now.

Some of the sights include Qassiarsuk, where Erik the Red settled in 982 after his native Norway exiled him for murder. The settlement was called…

Google and Mattel gives the View-Master a virtual reality overhaul

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NEW YORK — The iconic View-Master toy from the early 1900s is getting a massive overhaul with the help of Google and virtual reality technology.

Mattel’s new View-Master looks more like an Oculus Rift headset than the original, which launched 75 years ago. The device, which will debut this fall for $30, works with various smartphones; users must slide in their mobile device, and pair it with a corresponding app. The View-Master uses Google’s virtual reality cardboard technology, and enables…

Live: Follow the 2015 Grammy Awards on Mashable’s live blog

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With more than 20 performances featuring nearly three dozen artists the 2015 Grammy Awards is already shaping up to be quite the affair. Be sure to follow the fun on Mashable‘s live blog.

3 things you need to know:

  • We brought our selfie stick to the Grammys red carpet.

  • There are nearly three dozen confirmed performers for Sunday’s ceremony.

  • You can watch the Grammys legally online for the first time ever.


  • Live updates: