The long-promised age of the flying car is finally here (kinda). Here are 10 of the most promising designs.
Larry Page, cofounder of Google and CEO of Google's parent company Alphabet, promised in his annual shareholder's letter that there would be exciting things happening with Project Wing this year. Project Wing is the company's drone delivery...Show More Summary
Street View started out as Larry Page’s far-fetched idea to create a 360-degree map of the world. Today, 10 years after the first imagery was published in Street View, people can scale mountains, dive into the depths of the ocean, scout out ramen spots, and walk through museums in far corners of the world. Show More Summary
The "Kitty Hawk" venture is backed by Google co-founder Larry Page and hopes to hit the market this year
Behind-the-scenes video shows pilots testing the Kitty Hawk Flyer, the flying vehicle project backed by Alphabet CEO and Google co-founder Larry Page.
The Larry Page-backed Kitty Hawk Flyer isn't quite the flying car we were hoping for — but the footage above proves the craft could make the power of flight more accessible than ever (if you can afford the presumably high price tag,Show More Summary
Google has a famously difficult interviewing process. Over the years, it has ditched the brainteaser questions it once asked many candidates, but it's still no walk in the park. So if interviewing for a position with an ordinary Google...Show More Summary
GUEST: Google’s 20 percent time is one of the most famous, and arguably successful, management practices of all time. In their 2004 IPO letter, Google’s founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin revealed that the policy of allowing employees to take time out of their core jobs to be creative and experimental had led to some of […]
This is neat. For several years, Google heavily invested in efforts to build driverless cars, with a separate subsidiary named Waymo now entirely focused on it. Turns out, Google founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin lured a high-profile autonomous car expert to the company at a driverless car race way back in 2005.… Read more...
GUEST: Recently, Kitty Hawk (backed by Google’s Larry Page) grabbed attention for showcasing its version of a flying car, which requires no pilot license. In a slick video, the prototype vehicle is seen gliding through the waters before hovering about 15 feet in the air. But interestingly, Kitty Hawk Flyer may not be the only car […]
Google co-founder Larry Page liked the chocolate-flavored meal-in-a-bottle drink Soylent so much that he wanted to chat with its creator. The ensuing meeting a month and a half ago led to a major investment from GV, the venture capital division of Google parent company Alphabet Inc. Soylent unveiled...
And another vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) aircraft takes to the sky, this one being Silicon Valley's much lauded Kitty Hawk, which is backed by Google's Larry Page Kitty Hawk Flyer (Backed By Google’s Larry Page) Takes FlightShow More Summary
Almost two years ago, Google announced it would change its name to Alphabet, which would effectively be a holding company for Google and its various businesses — YouTube, Android, etc. — as well as Google's more outlandish experiments...Show More Summary
No, this isn’t a late April Fools’ Day prank. A startup by the name of Kitty Hawk and backed by Google co-founder Larry Page has given us our first look at a flying car that’s in development and promised on the market by the end of 2017. Well, it’s not so much of a car but rather a form of personal transport that travels in...
The Verge is right: we shouldn’t call these VTOL vehicles ‘flying cars’, but the fact that is that we don’t yet have a good way to describe these small flying machines that everyone from Larry Page to Uber to Aeromobil to Lilium (and maybe even Elon Musk) wants to see in the air soon. Show More Summary
Alphabet CEO Larry Page was thrust into the center of the high-profile legal battle that Google and Uber are waging over self-driving car technology on Tuesday. At issue is a conversation that Page may, or may not, have had with Anthony...Show More Summary
Kitty Hawk — a company backed by Larry Page, the Google co-founder and Alphabet Inc. chief executive — debuted its long-secret “Kitty Hawk Flyer” in a demonstration video.
No, you will not one day take a flying car to work. Flying cars — thrust back into the spotlight thanks to the unveiling of Larry Page's Kitty Hawk Flyer — have long resided in the realm of science fiction. And, let's be real, will probably stay that way for the foreseeable future. Show More Summary
Silicon Valley startup Kitty Hawk – backed by Google's Larry Page, who also threw his weight behind a rotor-based flying car a few years back – has released a video showing off the prototype of an upcoming all-electric personal flying machine it's calling The Flyer. Show More Summary
Airbus' flying car might have competition. Kitty Hawk, a Silicon Valley startup named for the location of the Wright brothers' first controlled flight and backed by Google co-founder Larry Page, has revealed its flying car prototype and says buyers will be able to get their hands on a similar design...