Google Disallows Facial Recognition in Glass Apps Worried about so-called “Glassholes” automatically identifying the faces of people around them? Google says it doesn’t want that to happen, either. AllthingsD

Asus, other PC makers announce laptops, desktops with Intel Haswell chips Asus, Cyberpower, and MicroCenter announced all-in-ones, gaming laptops and desktops running Haswell, while major PC makers like Dell, Acer, and others expected to follow with more Haswell announcements in the coming days. Many new PCs will be on display at the Computex trade show in Taipei, which opens Tuesday. PC World | TechSpot's Core i7-4770K Haswell review

Apple, betrayed by its own law firm Lawyer-turned-"troll" started planning patent suit six days after iPhone launch. When a company called FlatWorld Interactives LLC filed suit against Apple just over a year ago, it looked like a typical "patent troll" lawsuit against a tech company, brought by someone who no longer had much of a business beyond lawsuits. Ars Technica

Oculus VR co-founder, 33, killed by speeding car Tragedy hits the company that made the Oculus Rift head-mounted virtual-reality display, as co-founder Andrew Reisse finds himself in the wrong place at the wrong time during a police chase. Cnet

U.S. and China Agree to Hold Regular Talks on Hacking The United States and China have agreed to hold regular, high-level talks on how to set standards of behavior for cybersecurity and commercial espionage, the first diplomatic effort to defuse the tensions over what the United States says is a daily barrage of computer break-ins and theft of corporate and government secrets. NY Times

'Virtual' Currencies Draw State Scrutiny State banking regulators are scrutinizing companies that let people buy and sell virtual currencies such as bitcoin, and some are looking at requiring costly licenses, according to people familiar with the efforts. WSJ

Mozilla Readies Major Firefox Redesign As It Ponders What The Browser Of The Future Should Look Like “Maybe we shouldn’t even call it a browser anymore,” Mozilla’s VP of Firefox engineering Jonathan Nightingale told me a few days ago. “‘Browser’ is really an antiquated word. People don’t really browse all that much anymore.” Instead, he argues, we now mostly use our browsers to access sophisticated web apps, web-based productivity tools and social networks. TechCrunch

Windows 8 Start menu makers thoughts on the return of the Start button for 8.1 Neowin contacted some of the developers behind the most well known Windows 8 Start menu programs to get their opinions on Microsoft's decision to bring back at least the Start button in Windows 8.1. Neowin

Florida finally bans texting After five years of holding out, Florida finally has a law banning texting for motorists. Florida SB 52 created a new statute (316.305) to define and describe how wireless devices may be used while driving and cites itself to be the "Florida ban on texting while driving law." Nasdaq

Top Gaming Studios, Schools & Salaries Have you ever wondered about the economics of the video game industry? Games sometimes get a bad rap because spending time playing them is not considered to be “constructive.” As you can see in the graphic below, making video games is certainly a worthwhile endeavor and can be as lucrative as it is intellectually rewarding. Big Fish Games