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Doppler Labs’ supersmart wireless earbuds will be available internationally

Doppler Labs’ Here One may look like a simple pair of earbuds, but the company thinks of its product very differently, calling it the first in-ear …

Chrome For Android & iOS Promises To Reduce Your Data Usage By 50%

Thanks to the release of Chrome 32 for Android and iOS, users of Google’s mobile OS will have the option of reducing their browser’s data usage by up …

Google unveils 'smart contact lens' to measure glucose levels

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/health/1044000/1044832_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524627938_ef04d04bf049d8cb6d0a18dc63ff051d<p><b>Google has said it is testing a "smart contact lens" that can help measure glucose levels in tears.</b><p>It uses a "tiny" wireless chip and a …

Wearable Tech

Google raises some privacy issues with Nest buy

SAN FRANCISCO (MarkeWatch) — Google Inc. already knows just about everywhere you go online, who you socialize with and controls how millions of …

Google Drive introduces activity streams to help you monitor your files

The Google Drive team said today that it is rolling out an activity stream to help you monitor changes to your files and folders. A new ⓘ button that appears at the top right corner of the screen gives you access to the stream, which notes actions taken on files and folders in your Drive, and who …

Why Nest will be bigger for Google than Android

Nest is a company that makes smart smoke detectors and smart thermostats. That’s neat, but that gadget business alone is not worth $3.2 billion, the price Google just paid for Nest. There are a bunch of reasons Google was willing to give Nest’s investors a 20x return on their investment, including …

Internet of Things

Why is everyone disappointed by Google buying Nest?

It's a match made in heaven, unless you're on the outside<p>Google's bombshell $3.2B acquisition of connected-home company Nest Labs makes simple sense on paper: Nest CEO Tony Fadell says he'll gain the ability to scale his business without worrying about cash or infrastructure, while Google gets a …

Google reportedly partners with Audi for on-board Android

The Web giant and the automaker will develop in-car entertainment and information systems based on Google's mobile operating system, the Wall Street Journal reports.<p>Google is reportedly hitting the road for its next battle with Apple for mobile OS market share.<p>The Web giant has teamed with …

Wall Street

Europe's billion-pixel camera blasts into space to snap the galaxy

When thinking about powerful cameras, most gadget nuts would be happy with a Lumia 1020 or a 5D Mark III, but neither of those can match what's just left the planet. The European Space Agency has launched the Gaia satellite with a mission to photograph and map the galaxy surrounding us with an …

Google Glass's 'Wink' Is the Ultimate Advance in Creepshot Technology

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Google announced a number of updates to Google Glass yesterday, including a feature that allows you …

Microsoft loses top engineer to Google

Blaise Agüera y Arcas, a former distinguished engineer at Microsoft, is joining Google. Agüera y Arcas originally joined Microsoft in 2006 after the software giant acquired his Seadragon startup. He was a key software architect who helped develop and build Microsoft’s Bing Maps service and its …

Google Buys Boston Dynamics, Gets a Bunch of Scary Robots

Andy Rubin, former CEO of Android, became talk of the tech town two weeks ago when he said that Google would be starting its own robotics company. …

How the “internet of things” will replace the web

<i>The second in a series.</i><p>We’ve already written about why 2014 is really, finally the year that the “internet of things”—that effort to remotely control every object on earth—becomes visible in our everyday lives.<p>But most of us don’t recognize just how far the internet of things will go, from …

Internet of Things