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Salesforce Takes Wearable Computing To Enterprise With Salesforce Wear

Salesforce announced the launch of a new Salesforce Wear developer pack as it aims to bring enterprise services to wearable computing devices. The pack will help developers get companies connected to their customers through apps for wearables. The company has already partnered with ARM, Fitbit, Pebble, Philips, Samsung, and others to get started. Its building support for Android Wear, ARM, …

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Google Glass Tries High Fashion with New Diane von Furstenberg Collection

Now that anyone in the U.S. can buy their high-tech specs, Google has a few hurdles to jump to make Glass an everyday item for regular people. Apart from the still-exclusive price point of $1,500 (Google will surely drop that when Glass releases wide), there’s some backlash out there from people concerned about privacy, and a general consensus from some …

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Google Hires Fashion Marketer to Head Glass, Make It Cool

Everyone knows about Google Glass. That’s part one. Now, for part two–making people actually want to buy the wearable tech–Google has employed a former top-level marketing executive to head the Glass team. In a post to Google Glass’ Google+ page, Ivy Ross says that as the new head of Google Glass, she’ll be tasked with answering the following question: “Can …

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Med School Promises Full Google Glass Integration

While there are plenty of settings where wearable tech like Google Glass is rather inappropriate and can make you, well, look like a tool, it’s becoming more clear that one place it could find a home is in the medical community. Doctors with Glass? Makes sense. Last June, Google Glass was used during surgery for the first time ever, and …

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Anyone In The U.S. Can Now Buy Google Glass

Last month, Google made Google Glass available to any adult in the U.S. for a single day in an effort to get the device in a bigger number of hands (or on a bigger number of heads, I suppose) without opening it up to everybody. It’s still not quite ready for primetime. Google announced, however, that anyone in the U.S. …

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Google Glass Costs About $80 in Parts, Claims Teardown

Google Glass, which has been sold for $1500 to all the early “Glass Explorers,” apparently costs about $80 in parts, if a preliminary teardown report is accurate. Teardown.com recently posted its Google Glass teardown results after just recently getting their hands on the device after Google’s one-day-only sale of the smart glasses earlier this month. And according to their breakdown, …

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Google Glass Champion Has Realization at Skrillex Show

Sudden clarity Robert Scoble had a realization at a Skrillex show recently. Robert Scoble was at a Skrillex show? Yes, it was Coachella. Oh, ok. Proceed. Google has a serious problem when it comes to Google Glass. Check out his musings: Post by Robert Scoble. Let’s all remember that Robert Scoble was one of Google Glass’ early adopters and champions. …

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Contact Lenses Are Getting Smarter Thanks To Google

Contact lenses have been helping people see without the aid of glasses since 1888. In that time, the contact lens hasn’t changed all that much. The century old tech is in for a big overhaul in the coming years, however, thanks to Google. Mashable is reporting that Google has been granted two patents for its “smart contact lenses.” The contact …

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Google Glass: Today’s Your Day To Get One

As previously reported, Google recently announced that any adult in the U.S. can sign up to become a “Glass explorer,” and purchase a Google Glass for one day only: April 15th, which just happens to be today. Here’s what Google said last week: Whoops. So… we’d planned to post this next week, but it looks like the cat’s out of …

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Google Glass May Be Available to Everyone in the US on April 15, for Just One Day

It looks like Google is planning on letting the plebeians get their hands on Google Glass–but the buying window is going to be tight. The Verge has obtained an internal document that outlines a proposed “Explorer Program Expansion,” set to kick off April 15 at 9am EST. At that time, Google would allow any U.S. resident to purchase a pair …

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Google Starts To Put Enterprise Focus On Glass

It’s no surprise that Google wants to see Glass in use in the enterprise, and now the company is starting to focus some of its efforts there. Google is calling on enterprises to sign up to get involved with Google Glass-based business initiatives. “In the last year we’ve seen our Explorers use Glass in really inspiring and practical day-to-day ways,” …

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Google Is Trying to Trademark the Word ‘Glass’, Currently Having Some Issues

Google is attempting (and currently failing) to trademark the word ‘Glass’, in reference to their Google Glass wearable tech. Most of you will probably find joy in half of that statement. The United States Patent and Trademark Office is currently holding up their application for the trademark, citing a couple of main objections. “That’s effing stupid” not being one of …

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