We've talked for years about how while distracted driving laws may be well-intentioned, they often present a new variety of problems. Requiring that touch screens are locked while the car is in motion, for example, ignores the fact that other people might be in the passenger seat and interested in using the technology. Show More Summary
Google Glass is able to help drivers with everything from the car-buying process to enhancing the driving experience. Helpful auto shopping resources, like Drivetime or Kelly Blue Book, suddenly become keyboard and mouse-free with Google Glass. Show More Summary
Lobbyists sent to at least three states to argue against distracted-driving legislation.
Continuing a drive to outfit soldiers with the latest in high-tech enhancements, Special Forces will soon be equipped with a Google Glass-like technology, Wired reports. Q-Warrior, the latest installment in BAE System's Q-Sight line, is a helmet-mounted display covering one eye. Show More Summary
Looking for a quicker way to find the drive time between two or more points, and optionally get directions? Google Maps may still be everyone’s go-to mapping application on mobile, but a new iPhone app called ETA is launching today to offer a simpler, faster and generally less cumbersome experience. Show More Summary
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Google is swinging its hefty lobbying power at state lawmakers who could ban Glass while driving. Google is lobbying officials in at least three U.S. states ((Illinois, Delaware and Missouri) to stop proposed restrictions on drivingShow More Summary
Dan Levine, reporting for Reuters: Google is lobbying officials in at least three U.S. states to stop proposed restrictions on driving with headsets such as Google Glass, marking some of the first clashes over the nascent wearable echnology. Some eight U.S. Show More Summary
Lobbyists counter in 3 states that want to advance distracted driving laws.
Google is ready to fight anti-Google Glass legislation initiatives in many states, Reuters reports, as the search giant has apparently hired lobbyist to try to prevent laws that would ban drivers to use the wearable device while behind the wheel. Show More Summary
Google is lobbying officials in at least three U.S. states to stop proposed restrictions on driving with headsets such as Google Glass, marking some of the first clashes over the nascent wearable technology. Some eight U.S. states are considering regulation of Google Glass, a tiny computer screen mounted in the corner of an eyeglass frame.... Read More
Reuters: Google lobbies state officials, aims to stop proposed regulations on driving with Google Glass
At least eight states have considered such legislation, but none have passed any measures to restrict the use of Google Glass while driving... yet. The Google Glass driving ticket was just the start. Though San Diego resident Cecilia...Show More Summary
Lawmakers are seeking to ban Google Glass when driving and Google is reportedly fighting back with lobbyists. I can and do drive with Glass, so I see both sides. I'd much rather a technical solution than a legislative one though.
Google is lobbying officials in at least three US states to stop proposed restrictions on driving with headsets such as Google Glass. ||| San Francisco - Google is lobbying officials in at least three US states to stop proposed restrictions...Show More Summary
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Google is lobbying officials in at least three U.S. states to stop proposed restrictions on driving with headsets such as Google Glass, marking some of the first clashes over the nascent wearable technology...
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Mobile gamers looking for a console-quality rush on the go might want to try stealing and subsequently driving a rad sports car away from the police. Assuming that option is a no go, however, you can always play Ridge Racer Slipstream,...Show More Summary
It’s no secret that Google has been working hard to push its social network into the mainstream. Google has killed off some of its own products — e.g, the late Google Reader — in an attempt to drive more users into the arms of Google+. Show More Summary
Google is reporting a service disruption with a few of its apps. Drive, Docs, Sheets and Sites are all experiencing disruptions, though they don't seem to be down for everyone. Google is looking into the issue and promises updates when they are resolved. Are any of these apps down for you? Let us know below in the comments. Source: Google Apps Status