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Google Reportedly Readies Ambitious ‘Google Y’ Branch

Google Reportedly Readies Ambitious ‘Google Y’ Branch

By Chris Crum 17 hours ago

People have accused Google of a lot of things, but nobody can accuse the company of not being ambitious or forward-looking. Google already has a robot lab, a company that is trying to cure aging, and Google[x], which is behind …

Google Spliiting Up Mapping & Commerce Units Google Spliiting Up Mapping & Commerce Units

Google is shaking things up even more today as the Wall Street Journal reports that the company is breaking up their mapping and commerce units. According to the report, Google’s mapping unit will become part of the search division, and …

Google Glass Project Explored In New Documentary Google Glass Project Explored In New Documentary
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Google Glass took everyone by surprise when it was revealed at last year’s Google I/O, and quickly became one of the most anticipated pieces of hardware in development. Since then, the company has been working on the hardware and software, …

Reporters Finally Get Their Hands on Google Glass Reporters Finally Get Their Hands on Google Glass

This year’s Google I/O keynote presentation was a whirlwind of huge announcements. Developers and reporters at the conference would have been overwhelmed with just the Android 4.1 Jelly Bean, Nexus 7, and Nexus Q announcements. Nobody was holding out too …

Google Glass Pre-Orders Available at Google I/O Google Glass Pre-Orders Available at Google I/O

Google left no stone unturned during today’s Google I/O keynote presentation. In addition to announcing Android 4.1 Jelly Bean and the new Nexus 7 tablet, Sergey Brin showed up to show off his pet project, Google Glass. Brin put on …

Google Chimes in on Cat-Finding Computers Google Chimes in on Cat-Finding Computers

This morning we brought you the story of Andrew Ng and the 16,000-core neural network that was able to decipher on its own what a cat is from thousands of pictures taken from YouTube videos. This afternoon, Google has chimed …

Google X's First Computer Brain Loves Lolcats Google X's First Computer Brain Loves Lolcats

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If you were an internet and tech company building a replication of the human brain using 1,000 computers, of course the first thing you would train that robo-brain to recognize would be cats. Didn’t you know that’s why the internet …

Google Glass Public Demos Shown in San Francisco Google Glass Public Demos Shown in San Francisco
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Despite reports that the Google Glass headsets are only a prototype, Google co-founder Sergey Brin stated last week that he hopes Glass will be available to consumers by next year. It looks as if Brin’s timetable is on schedule, as …

Google Glass Hopefully Out Next Year, Says Brin Google Glass Hopefully Out Next Year, Says Brin

Despite showing the headsets off quite a bit, Google has been very protective of who it lets wear Google Glass. It seems the company is opening up more about the technology though. Last week Sergey Brin, Google’s co-founder, allowed several …

Google Glass Video Demonstrates Trampolining Google Glass Video Demonstrates Trampolining

For something that’s just a prototype, Google sure is showing off its Project Glass headsets quite a bit. From public television to Google’s CEO, the company is using Glass to shore up its futurist credentials. Yesterday, Google co-founder Sergey Brin …

Google Driverless Car Bill Passes California Senate Google Driverless Car Bill Passes California Senate
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It seems that Google is continuing to impress lawmakers with its autonomous vehicle technology. The California Senate has unanimously passed (37-0) a bill regulating autonomous vehicles on the state’s roads. The bill will now head to the California State Assembly, …

Google Glass Not Yet Augmented Reality Google Glass Not Yet Augmented Reality

We’ve all seen the parodies. More than we can count, at this point. Still, all the attention Google’s Glass project has gotten can be interpreted as giddy excitement for the cyborg-vision we’ve all wanted since childhood. It’s sad, then, to …

Google Patents Google Glass Frame Designs Google Patents Google Glass Frame Designs
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For those who still think Google’s Glass project is simply an experiment, a joke, or a public relations stunt, today brings even more evidence that the augmented reality glasses are real. Google has been granted three different patents (1, 2, …

Nevada Issues Google an Autonomous Vehicle License Nevada Issues Google an Autonomous Vehicle License
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The Nevada Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) has issued an autonomous vehicle license to Google. The license is the first of its kind, and will allow Google to test its self-driving cars on Nevada roadways. It was announced in February …

Google’s Project Glass Featured on Charlie Rose Google’s Project Glass Featured on Charlie Rose
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Sebastian Thrun, founder of Google X, sat with Charlie Rose this week to talk about the Google Glass Project. Thrun also taked about other projects he is involved in including artificial intelligence research, Google’s self-driving cars, and Udacity, his free …

Google's Future Glasses Revealed as Project Glass Google's Future Glasses Revealed as Project Glass
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Google unveiled something awesome today, or at least the concept of something awesome. We’ve been hearing about the Google glasses for a while now, but now there’s a video: On the Project Glass Google+ Page, Google says, “We think technology …

Google Solve For X Event: The Presentations [Videos] Google Solve For X Event: The Presentations [Videos]

It was discovered that Google quietly hosted an event last week called “Solve For X” where smart people gathered to discuss technology and solutions for real world problems. One particularly interesting element to the story was that Richard DeVaul, of …