You may soon be able to explore the wonders of the Florida Keys from the comfort of your home. Google is taking its Street View mapping technology beneath the waves, using round, SVII cameras to snap images "over an area up to 20 times larger than what's available with traditional...
Later this year, Microsoft will pressure Google's Chromebooks with a wave of budget Windows machines.
Barclays analysts today offer up a 72-page note to clients summarizing what they think is the “digital roadmap to the future” for electronic payments technology, predicting that a wave of change will by 2025 “challenge the traditional legacy payment architectures that are expensive, inflexible and therefore not always able to respond to the changing demands of [...]
The funny thing about Google Glass is that while it might not be what consumers are looking for as the next wave in connected gadgets, it could find numerous industrial applications. For example, General Motors has been putting Glass through its paces as a possible enhancement to the carmaker's manufacturing processes. Show More Summary
In the course of history, often comes along a business model which completely disrupts the status quo, and unleashes a new wave of innovation, surprises and awe never experienced before. Think about Google: Who is in his right stateShow More Summary
“Google Seals Deal to Buy Twitch for $1 Billion” via Variety. Twitch was created by the founders of Justin.tv, a website designed for users to “lifecast” themselves with online video. After a growing number of videogamers began using Justin.tv to broadcast their gameplay, the company launched the dedicated Twitch.tv service in mid-2011. Privately held Twitch […]
Forget Google Glass or Jawbone Up, the next wave in wearable tech might just be a smart shoe from India. The Lechal, meaning “take me along” in Hindi, has a Bluetooth enabled shoe insert that hooks up with Google Maps and buzzes to let you know which way to turn on your chosen route. Show More Summary
As the recent heat wave sends temperatures soaring across Los Angeles County today, officials released an electronic map with locations where residents can seek relief.
Samsung's original Galaxy Gear was one of the first in an initial wave of Android smartwatches. It ran Android at a time where a smartwatch was not a form factor that Google had anticipated for their operating system. Because of issues...Show More Summary
Stocks headed for a higher close late Friday afternoon, rebounding on a wave of strong corporate earnings from Google, Honeywell and other big companies. Bank holding company Huntington Bancshares... To view the full story, click the title link.
Despite the wave of new shiny smartwatches that came with Google I/O, some developers are still focusing on non-Android Wear smartwatch apps before taking the leap into creating apps for Google's homegrown wearable platform This is the approach mobile payments company Wallaby is taking. Show More Summary
Researchers have been able to harness electrical waves to control prosthetic limbs, wheelchairs, computer games and now a camera
Smartwatches. They're coming at us in waves, with Google's friends pushing two to market at the recent Google I/O conference and a third one set to follow soon. That's not to mention the dozen or so that have already been released by the likes of Samsung, Qualcomm, and others. And......
For decades people have used neurofeedback to treat attention deficit disorder. The technology reads brain waves and gives you visual feedback on your calmness. But within the last year, a new crop of commercial brain-reading devices...Show More Summary
Google goofed and now developers have to pay. As the first wave of Android Wear devices reach their new owners, they'll quickly discover a glitch prevents them from downloading paid apps from the Play Store. So much for making money selling apps for wearables?
The Guardian is now starting to report on the bizarre first wave of Google search results that are being erased thanks to the so-called “right to be forgotten” ruling. After a European court ruled that individuals have the right to demand...Show More Summary
Robert Peston: Peston's Picks: Merrill's Mess: All weekend, wave after wave of schadenfreude has been crashing on the head of Stan O’Neal... >...the chairman of Merrill Lynch. After Merrill announced those colossal losses on inventories of sub-prime loans reprocessed into noxious collateralised debt obligations, O’Neal could not survive. Show More Summary
Before there was Google Plus, Google Buzz, or Google Wave, there was Orkut. Google is cleaning house again. The search giant said Monday it will shut down its 10-year-old social network Orkut on Sept. 30. Read Full Story
A new focus on Android gaming has emerged at Google's I/O 2014 event, with Nvidia's Tegra K1 processor showcasing the raw processing potential of the next wave of mobile technology. TK1 - integrating the same Kepler architecture as the...Show More Summary
Google today provided a deeper look at what Android Wear - its platform for wearable devices - will be able to do. Android Wear will first be deployed on smart watches, with LG, Samsung, and Motorola making the first wave of hardware. Show More Summary