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Google Glass Never Really Had A Fighting Chance
/ January 16, 2015 10:24 am
Google Glass Never Really Had A Fighting Chance

TechCrunch reports "When Google announced it was ending the Glass Explorer’s program yesterday and handing over the reins to Nest’s Tony Fadell, it seemed to exit with more of a whimper than a scream. Let’s face it, from its earliest days, people loved to hate Glass.". Read More

Google’s modular Project Ara smartphones are coming to Puerto Rico
/ January 14, 2015 11:44 am
Google’s modular Project Ara smartphones are coming to Puerto Rico

Mashable reports "Google is closer than ever to making modular smartphones a reality. At the second Project Ara developer conference Wednesday, the company revealed its most advanced prototype yet for a modular phone, along with plans for a pilot program that will put its modular smartphones in the hands of consumers in Puerto Rico this year." . Read More

Samsung to finish futuristic Silicon Valley campus before Apple, Google, or Facebook
/ January 14, 2015 11:44 am
Samsung to finish futuristic Silicon Valley campus before Apple, Google, or Facebook

VentureBeat reports "Apple is building its spaceship campus. Google is expanding like a weed into new offices around Mountain View. And Facebook hired famed architect Frank Gehry. These giants are building the offices of the future, and trying to give Silicon Valley a much needed architectural kick in the pants. But it looks like Samsung will beat them to the punch.". Read More

Fresh Funding For Augmedix Suggests Your Doctor Could Soon Be Wearing Google Glass
/ January 12, 2015 8:51 am
Fresh Funding For Augmedix Suggests Your Doctor Could Soon Be Wearing Google Glass

TechCrunch reports "While Google Glass hasn’t had the impact that Google had likely hoped it would, a fresh funding round of $16 million raised by Augmedix today suggests it’s far from dead.". Read More

Is Google using YouTube to tighten its grip on ad tech?
/ January 5, 2015 8:56 am
Is Google using YouTube to tighten its grip on ad tech?

Digiday reports "Last October, consumer-packaged goods giant Mondelēz International struck what it termed its largest-ever digital media deal with Google." . Read More

Google Cast for Audio: Can Google’s AirPlay Answer Be More Open?
/ January 5, 2015 8:56 am
Google Cast for Audio: Can Google’s AirPlay Answer Be More Open?

Gizmodo reports "The newly announced Google Cast for Audio gives Chromecast-like audio powers to Wi-Fi enabled speakers and soundbars. It basically sounds like Google's version of AirPlay. Does that mean it's going to suffer from AirPlay's unfortunate drawbacks?" . Read More

Ozobot’s Tiny Robots Use Squiggly Lines And Google’s Blockly To Teach Kids To Code
/ January 5, 2015 8:56 am
Ozobot’s Tiny Robots Use Squiggly Lines And Google’s Blockly To Teach Kids To Code

TechCrunch reports "One of the bigger evolutions in education has been the push to get kids to become more computer-literate, yet one of the hardest hurdles has been making the process of learning and writing programming languages less dry. A startup out of southern California has found an innovative way of tackling this, using a golfball-sized robot that follows trails that you draw using fat, colored felt tip markers, or the equivalent traced out on a tablet screen — or both." Read. Read More

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