Complying with a regulatory order, Internet search giant Google Inc's mysterious barge has left the San Francisco bay area.
The multi-story vessel made of recycled shipping containers left the Treasure Island to adhere to a regulatory order passed on 31st of January that declared that the Internet search firm did not have the proper permit to build the vessel there.
Stockton, which is nearly 80 miles east of San Francisco on the Sacramento-San Joaquin River delta, is going to be odd-looking vessel's new home.
The Google Now launcher, which was launched for the Nexus 5, is now available to more Android-based devices, thanks to its availability through the Google Play Store.
Google on Thursday brought the same launcher to its digital store Google Play as a free download.
The Google Now Launcher provides the company a way to update the home screen experience without any need to update Android operating system. The etch giant has applied this philosophy to some of its applications like Gmail and YouTube.
Tech giant Google Inc is looking at what its potential employees are capable of doing and not at their college degrees.
Laszlo Bock, senior vice-president of people operations at Google, noted in an interview that the company had determined that grade point averages (GPAs) were worthless as a criterion for hiring.
Continuing its buying spree, tech giant Google Inc has acquired a British fraud detection company called Spider. io to strengthen its position against growing online fraud.
Neal Mohan, vice president of Display Advertising at Google, said that the company would utilize its Spider. io's technology to improve the quality of its video and display advertising products.
Police departments across the United States are considering equipping their law enforcement officers with Google Glass to assist them in the exercise of their routine duties.
New York City Police Department has already confirmed that it is in the process of field-testing the high-tech smart glasses in various circumstances.
Bill Bratton, commissioner of New York City Police Department, said in a press conference, "We're in the process of field-testing that technology in a variety of circumstances, seeing where - if useful - where it might be most useful, most beneficial."
The New York City Police Department (NYPD) is reportedly exploring the possibility of using Google's futuristic eyewear technology called Google Glass in law enforcement.
Official sources have revealed that the NYPD has bought a few pairs of Google Glass, which integrate a computerized interface into the user's field of vision, to be used by its cops in the field. The innovative technology would allow cops to see a suspect's life story flashing right before their eyes.
Just a few days back some reports suggested that tech giant Google Inc bought artificial intelligence (AI) firm Deepmind for $400 million, and that part of the Deepmind deal was to create an artificial intelligence "ethics board".
Though Google often boasts that its motto is to "do no evil," yet seeing "Google" and "ethics" in the same sentence will definitely be quite startling for many. The tech giant's behavior over the past few years makes the phrase "Google ethics" a contradictory term.
Tech giant Google Inc has been awarded a patent for ad-based taxi services that will provide people free or discounted taxi ride when they are heading to an advertiser's business location.
According to the tech giant's patent application, filed with the U. S. Patent & Trademark Office, the new Google technology will allow companies to advertise a deal and then provide consumers a free or discounted taxi service to get them to their destination.
Continuing their protest against the increasing dominance of tech giant Google, a group of people in San Francisco on Wednesday blocked in a Google employee at his house.
The group, possibly the same one that last month attacked a bus full of Google employees, shown up to the house of Anthony Levandowski - the leader at Google's self-driving car project.
Diabetics may in the future be able know their blood sugar levels without getting their fingers pricked as Google may soon enable diabetics to detect high and low blood sugar readings through tears.
The new project, co-founded by Google’s Brian Otis and Babak Parviz, aims at creating contact lenses for patients of diabetes that will check their glucose levels through tears from the eyes.
The smart contact lenses will contain a mini wireless chip plus a tiny glucose sensor positioned between two layers of soft contact lens material.
Google Inc.'s Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt has admitted that the company missed the boat on rise of social media when he was the chief executive officer at the world's leading Internet search engine operator.
Confessing his mistake, Mr. Schmidt said in a recent interview that the company was busy working on many other things at a when it should have paid heed to a social networking service.
Tech giant Google Inc has invited users of its All Access music subscription service for purchasing its wearable computer Google Glass.
The Google Glass is a high-tech wearable computer that is worn like a pair of glasses. It allows users to relay messages and make phone calls via their smartphones. This eyewear device also allows users to capture photos and record videos. In addition, it can run mobile apps like "Glassware".
Google's executive chairman Eric Schmidt has admitted that not anticipating the rise of the phenomenon of social networking was the biggest mistake he made.
Mr. Schmidt confessed that he completely missed the boat on social media service while he was the chief executive officer at the world's leading Internet search giant. But, he assured that they were not going to do the same mistake again.
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