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Developer Maximiliano Firtman wears the prototype device Google Glass before a news conference ahead of the 2013 RigaComm event in Riga in this file photo taken November 4, 2013. Google Inc started taking online orders for its Glass wearable gadget yesterday, in its biggest push to get the wraparound Web-ready glasses out to the US public. – Reuters pic, April 16, 2014.

Developer Maximiliano Firtman wears the prototype device Google Glass before a news conference ahead of the 2013 RigaComm event in Riga in this file photo taken November 4, 2013. Google Inc started taking online orders for its Glass wearable gadget yesterday, in its biggest push to get the wraparound Web-ready glasses out to the US public. – Reuters pic, April 16, 2014.

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