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Self-Driving Cars Proposed as Solution to U.S. Highway Woes, Saving Money and Lives

In Silicon Valley, there’s someone to argue that a disruptive new technology will solve every problem in this world and the next. For instance, Zendesk recently launched a... more

Written By: | Posted: 03/5/14

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Expanded Google Fiber to Bring 10 Gigabit Internet in Coming Years

Google is on a mission to update the web's wiring—and they're not talking a decade or more to do it. Google CFO, Patrick Pichette, recently said his firm is working to... more

Written By: | Posted: 03/5/14

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Google Adds Kinect-Like 3D Sensing to New Prototype Smartphones

How does a search firm keep its brand fresh and relevant? Not by talking about search. Google’s mastered the art of baiting the hook with exciting moonshot projects,... more

Written By: | Posted: 03/3/14

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Netflix Utilizing Amazon Cloud To Support Its Next-Gen AI For Recommendations

Netflix has a long way to go before it figures out what this writer’s film and TV tastes are. “House of Cards,” sure, but “Hemlock Grove” — no thanks! Netflix... more

Written By: | Posted: 02/28/14

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Google Partnering With Foxconn to Test Industrial Robots

Perhaps in hindsight we all should have seen Google’s turn to robotics coming when, under Andy Rubin, the company dubbed its mobile operating system Android. With Rubin... more

Written By: | Posted: 02/16/14

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Do You Trust Internet-Connected Appliances Enough To Let Them Run Your Home?

The idea that household appliances need Internet-connected capabilities has always seemed over the top. Take the example of Samsung’s infamous “smart fridge.”... more

Written By: | Posted: 02/3/14

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Google’s AI Acquisition Blurs Lines Between Futuristic Visions and Business-as-Usual

Google continued a spree of recent acquisitions earlier this week with its £400-million acquisition of the London-based artificial intelligence company, DeepMind, founded by... more

Written By: | Posted: 01/30/14

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Google Dips Into Med-Tech With Glucose-Monitoring Contact Lenses

When Larry Page took the stage at Google’s big developer’s conference last June and talked about the power of technology to change peoples lives and encouraging his... more

Written By: | Posted: 01/18/14

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