The Life Sciences group within Google X is no longer a pie in the sky project. The group has graduated and is now named Verily, and is positioned as a full-fledged business within Alphabet (Google’s parent company). Life Sciences ... Read More »
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Google’s main wearables effort is Android Wear, but today the company revealed a new wearable device with a focus other than alerting you to your smartwatch notifications.
Ever wondered why the batteries in your smartphones and other devices aren’t progressing as quickly as the rest of their features? Google has too, and so the company is doing something about it.
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When Google shut down the Glass Explorer program back in January, many speculated that it was the end of the face-mounted wearable. Glass gained fame quickly, with many wanting to drop serious money to own it. But the fame also sparked controversy and privacy concerns from those worried about being recorded ... Read More »
Big changes are happening around the Google Glass program. Tony Fadell, CEO of Nest and former Apple executive, is being placed at the head of the Google Glass project. This comes as part of an announcement that Google Glass is exiting the Google X labs and becoming a stand-alone unit with Ivy Ross ... Read More »
Google has finally revealed the next big project to come out of its Google X labs: Project Wing.
Project Wing is Google’s totally Googly and totally autonomous take on drone delivery. Under development for the last two years now in the more drone friendly, “progressive” Australian countryside, Project Wing has the brightest minds at ... Read More »
Google and Novartis, a Swiss pharmaceutical and health company, have signed a deal for Novartis to license Google’s smart contacts when they come to market. We first caught wind of the Google[x] project last year, when Google revealed that it was working to develop Read More »
Google has practically conquered web browsing, the smartphone OS, voice recognition, contextual computing, map and location software, search and more. So what’s next? Aside from home-automation, wearables and network accessibility, how about the way we travel nearly every single day of our lives?
Last night at the inaugural Code Conference hosted by Re/code, Google’s own ... Read More »
Google X, Google’s experimental division, comes up with some crazy stuff. The latest thing to come out of the group is Project Loon, a strange project that aims to bring Internet service to rural and unpopulated areas using large floating balloons. More interesting than the project itself is the way it was created.
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Google X is a wonderfully mysterious place. A secret lab managed and used by some of Google’s brightest minds, it’s the home of modern moonshot thinking. A house for ideas that completely abandon judgement and limitations. Already responsible for a wide array of projects, like Glass and driverless cars, Google X is getting ready to ... Read More »