Google App Engine basically allows you to host your Apps free on Google. In a latest update Google App Engine team announced that App Engine will now bigger stronger and lot more spacial.
The major updates at App Engine include: No more “High CPU Requests”, Response deadline raised to 30 seconds and Size limits on code files, static files, and requests/responses have been raised to 10MB. Also SDK version 1.1.9 has been released with Python support
On geek front Some Oxford guys have hacked Hardware to signal people on when to turn on household items like fridges whenever the UK power grid has spare capacity.