Thursday, April 17, 2014

The Google Grand Plan for Titan Aerospace (video)


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Google's Grand Plan for Titan Aerospace: Video - Bloomberg: Bloomberg's Brian Womack speaks with Pimm Fox about Google's interest in drone maker Titan Aerospace. (published April 14 2014)

Google Has Plans For Titan Drones
InformationWeek
Google has agreed to acquire Titan Aerospace, a maker of aerial drones based in ... president of Microsoft's consumer products division, and president of the ... Like Facebook, Google envisions drones as a new platform, more in the ...


Google Buys Drone Company
Voice of America
In its latest purchase of high-tech companies, Google has acquired a ... Earlier this year, Internet-based giant Facebook acquired the British drone ... retail company Amazon is experimenting with drones for package deliveries.


Google Glass customers make a run on off-white frames
San Jose Mercury News
MOUNTAIN VIEW -- After selling out of its off-white models of Google Glass within hours Tuesday, the search giant planned to end its one-day sale of ...

​Google targeting Project Ara modular phone for January 2015
CNET (blog)
Google's first phone for its ambitious Project Ara modular smartphone project will be a boring gray, Ara leader Paul Eremenko said at the first Ara ...

Google wants to fit an entire camera into a contact lens
Los Angeles Times
Google has applied for a patent that details a way to fit a camera into a ... Google buys drone maker Titan Aerospace; Facebook had shown interest.

Apple's June Quarter Guidance Could Be Ugly
Forbes
Apple Apple is scheduled to release its March quarter results on ... While the Microsoft Microsoft announcement that Office is available for the iPad is ...

Google Glass, Not Yet on Shelves, Already Sold Online in China
Wall Street Journal (blog)
As happened with Apple's iPhone, mom-and-pop electronics resellers in China have discovered there's a business to be made out of the arbitrage of ...

Apple, Google, Samsung agree to support smartphone kill switches
ZDNet
Apple, Samsung, Google, and Microsoft are among technology vendors that have agreed to introduce anti-theft smartphone kill switches in future ...

Microsoft Reveals Big Data Strategy
InformationWeek
Microsoft on Tuesday announced a trio of products to help customers derive insights from their exploding stores of data. Pointing out that data is the ...

Google's Helpouts service now offers expertise on your iPhone - Engadget
By Jon Fingas
Need to brush up on your cooking skills, but only have your iPhone close at hand? Don't panic: Google has quietly brought its Helpouts service to iOS.
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Authors Guild Appeals Dismissal of Google Books Lawsuit - Library Journal
By Ian Chant
Google has been scanning books into Google Books since 2004. ... particularly Amazon,Google chose to usurp that basic right, putting authors' works ...
Library Journal

That Time Google Tried To Design A Space Elevator - io9
By George Dvorsky
It may be a while before space elevators become a reality, but that doesn't mean it's too early to start trying. Recently, the head of Google X's Rapid ...
io9

The Great Facebook Unbundling | Om Malik
By Om Malik
“I think on mobile, people want different things. Ease of access is so important. So is having the ability to control which things you get notifications for....
Om Malik


Photos: Blood moon, total lunar eclipse on full display
San Jose Mercury News
A total lunar eclipse and "blood moon" was visible across much of the United States early Tuesday morning....

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