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Google Funds Virtual Reality Company Magic Leap Google Funds Virtual Reality Company Magic Leap

Magic Leap, a technology company, which works in augmented reality, virtual reality, and mobile computing, announced that it has raised $542 million in Series B funding, and that this funding was led by Google. Other participants in the round are …

Google Never Tried to Buy WhatsApp, Says SVP Google Never Tried to Buy WhatsApp, Says SVP

The rumor coming on the heels of the biggest acquisition in recent memory–Facebook’s $19 billion buy of messaging service WhatsApp–was that Google also wanted to snatch up the wildly popular app and at one point had offered a handsome sum. …

The Next Android Will Be ‘KitKat,’ Not ‘Key Lime Pie’ The Next Android Will Be ‘KitKat,’ Not ‘Key Lime Pie’
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The next version of Android (4.4) will follow the operating system’s running tradition of being named after a sweet treat, but it’s not going to be Key Lime Pie, as many have expected for quite some time. In fact, The …

Google To Host Event With Sundar Pichai On July 24 Google To Host Event With Sundar Pichai On July 24

Sundar Pichai is wearing a lot of hats these days. He’s no longer just the head of the Chrome team, but the Android team as well. That’s why any event with him leaves us guessing as to what he’ll talk …

Is Google Bringing Incognito Mode To Android? Is Google Bringing Incognito Mode To Android?
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Incognito mode for Chrome is super helpful not just as a privacy feature, but also for letting your friends use Chrome without using your Google account. A recent comment from Android head Sundar Pichai suggests that we could see a …

Don’t Expect Any Hardware Announcements At Google I/O Don’t Expect Any Hardware Announcements At Google I/O

People are expecting big things out of this year’s Google I/O. Last year’s conference introduced the world to Glass, the Nexus 7 and the ill-fated Nexus Q. What could Google possibly do to top that? It seems that they aren’t …

Andy Rubin No Longer Head Of Android, Starting “New Chapter” At Google Andy Rubin No Longer Head Of Android, Starting “New Chapter” At Google
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Andy Rubin, co-founder of Android, has been in charge of the Android team at Google since his company was bought by the search giant in 2005. Since then, Android has matured into the most used mobile operating system on the …

Even The Chrome Browser Is A Money Maker For Google Even The Chrome Browser Is A Money Maker For Google
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Aside from the exciting Google Glass demonstration, the 2012 Google I/O conference will probably be remembered as the one that brought Google Chrome to the forefront. Sure, the browser has already experienced great success, especially when the prerendering of web …

Rumor: Chrome Chief To Stick With Google Despite Twitter Bid
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As news stories go, there have been more interesting ones than an employee not switching companies.  However, rumors indicated that Twitter was courting Google’s Sundar Pichai, and in order to keep him – which Google has – Google likely had to lay out a significant sum of money.

To set the scene: Sundar Pichai has been with Google for almost seven years.  Currently, he serves as a vice president of product management, and he’s also in charge of Chrome and Chrome OS.  So Pichai’s very much an important person at the company.

More Chrome Notebooks On The Way

People who are interested in the Cr-48 Chrome Notebook – but who were apparently passed over when Google began shipping the machines – shouldn’t give up hope quite yet.  An exec at the company indicated that more Cr-48s are on the way.

Chrome OS Release Set For “Late Fall”
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Anyone who’s interested in using Google’s first operating system shouldn’t have to wait too much longer to give it a try.  Earlier today, at Computex Tapei, a vice president of product management at Google indicated Chrome OS will launch in "late fall" this year.