At a time where competition is mounting in the self-driving car space, there's growing focus on another form of futuristic transportation: air taxis. That became more apparent when Uber released its 98-page white paper showing its intention to build a VTOL (short for Vertical Take-Off and Landing) aircraft that doesn't need a runway to ascend. Show More Summary
Tech giants are starting to turn their attention to "flying cars." Uber released a 98-page white paper last week outlining its plans to bring "flying cars" to commuters by 2026. Google co-founder Larry Page is also funding a "flyingShow More Summary
SORRY, UNLESS IT USES ANTIGRAVITY OR REACTIONLESS THRUSTERS IT DOESN’T COUNT: Larry Page’s ‘flying car’ has been spotted in the wild, and it just looks like a tiny aeroplane. Also, it should make that Jetsons bleebling sound.
Google’s co-founder and Alphabet CEO Larry Page is working on an interesting project — one that deals with “flying cars.” Page’s aircraft was spotted on Oct. 22 at the Hollister airport in California. Recent reports revealed that Page has secretly poured $100 million into the project. He is understood to have funded two different research [...]
Still better than no flying car?
Did you know that Larry Page, one of the founders of Google, started a highly secretive flying car company? Actually, that’s not exactly right. That cash-gorged bastard started two flying car companies. Now it looks like one of the prototype flying things has finally been seen in the wild. Read more...
Did someone just spot Google co-founder Larry Page's flying car? A photo of a mysterious-looking vehicle at the airport in Hollister, California, has been the subject plenty of speculation lately. SEE ALSO: Google’s big hardware moment...Show More Summary
A "flying car" prototype developed by Zee.Aero, the company Google co-founder Larry Page has been funding, was spotted in the wild last week, according to a report Monday in the Monterey Herald. Witnesses in Hollister, California reportedly saw the vertical take-off plane hover about 25 feet above the ground, land, and then hover again. Show More Summary
Google has officially joined the 18+ club as today the tech giant is celebrating 18 years since Larry Page and Sergey Brin initially founded the company back on September 27, 1998. Still, it seems the internet titan isn’t entirely sure about the exact date it was formed. Show More Summary
Uber wants to take your commute to the skies. Uber is interested in using small planes that can vertically take off for short-haul trips within cities, Uber's head of products Jeff Holden recently told Recode. Holden added that a commercial...Show More Summary
Larry Page, CEO of Alphabet (the company formerly known as Google), has a quirky way of deciding which companies he likes. It's called "The Toothbrush Test." According to the New York Times, when Page looks at a potential company toShow More Summary
As more and more Googlers leave the self-driving car team to start their own ventures or join other companies that are closer to having the cars on the road, many are asking one question: Where is Google's autonomous car? The answerShow More Summary
Amanda Peterson's job is a combination of professional brainstorming, air-traffic control, and linguistic ballet. She's the Head of Naming at Google, which means that the appellation of every product that flies out the company's doors needs to pass her inspection first. Show More Summary
People rarely buy homes or cars, but even those industries can tap into the power of habit. People rarely buy homes or cars, but even those industries can tap into the power of habit. Larry Page, CEO of Alphabet, has a quirky way of deciding which companies he likes. Show More Summary
It's been a year since Larry Page launched his new master-plan to change the world, creating a parent company called Alphabet that overhauled the structure of Google. When Page announced Alphabet, he wrote that splitting the companyShow More Summary
Larry Page has reportedly ordered Google Fiber's workforce to be halved with a plan to replace physical fibre optic cables with high-speed wireless internet.
Google's parent company Alphabet is going to cut the size of its staff working on Google Fiber, its internet service provider, in half, according to a new report by Kevin McLaughlin in The Information. CEO Larry Page ordered the cuts...Show More Summary
August 19, 2004: Google floats on the stock market, turning founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin into billionaires, and cementing the company’s status as a tech giant. Relations between Google and Apple were good at the time, with Steve...Show More Summary
We're getting closer to seeing flying cars in our everyday life instead of just the big screens. After all, Larry Page, one of the cofounders of Google who is now the CEO of its parent company, has secretly spent more than $100 million to develop flying cars. Show More Summary
Looking to expand its ultra-high-speed home Internet service, Google Fiber, Larry Page and company are installing wireless antennas on city light poles. The post Google Eyes Blazing-Fast Wireless as a Way Into Your Home appeared first on WIRED.