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Jillian D'Onfro / Business Insider:
How Udacity, profitable as of August, is using nanodegrees to drive student engagement and retention   —  The founder of Google's top secret project lab has a new plan to double the world's GDP (Goog)  —  More than seven years ago, Larry Page and Sergey Brin tapped Stanford professor Sebastian Thrun …
Aug 24, 2015, 9:30 AMIn context
Ava Kofman / The Atlantic:
Augmented Reality may find more applications than Virtual Reality because of its real-world aspect, but must first surmount numerous technical challenges   —  Oculus Rift, Magic Leap, and the Future of Reality-Skewing Wearables  —  After coordinating scientific research …
Jun 14, 2015, 5:15 PMIn context
Nathan Donato-Weinstein / Silicon Valley Business …:
Google moves forward with the Charleston East development in Mountain View, a 595K-square-foot glass canopied building   —  Silicon Valley Business Journal  —  Google Inc. is going to get to build at least one futuristic, glass-domed office project in Mountain View.
May 29, 2015, 5:00 PMIn context
Alistair Barr / Wall Street Journal:
Schmidt: Google Glass is a long-term project put under Fadell to “make it ready for users” and is a big, fundamental platform for Google   —  Google Isn't Giving Up on Glass, Eric Schmidt Says  —  Google is sticking with its controversial Glass Internet-connected eyewear …
Mar 23, 2015, 11:30 AMIn context
Astro Teller / Backchannel:
Google X head Astro Teller on origin of Google X, Project Loon, Glass, self-driving cars, Project Wing, and failure   —  How to Make Moonshots  —  Astro Teller says that at Google[x], failure is indeed an option.  So is changing the world. … Closing keynote of South by Southwest
Mar 18, 2015, 8:55 AMIn context
Ben Fox Rubin / CNET:
Corning attempts to combine the toughness of Gorilla Glass with scratch-resistance close to sapphire in new material called Project Phire   —  Corning fires up new super scratch-resistant glass  —  The glassmaker unveils Project Fire, a new Gorilla Glass-like material that's both extremely tough and scratch-resistant.
Feb 7, 2015, 1:05 AMIn context
Reuters:
Google Glass's future clouded as consumer launch slips to 2015, key employees depart, and many developers abandon projects on the platform   —  Google Glass future clouded as some early believers lose faith  —  (Reuters) - After two years of popping up at high-profile events sporting Google Glass …
Nov 14, 2014, 6:10 PMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Google X Founder Sebastian Thrun Has Left His Role As Google VP And Fellow   —  Sebastian Thrun has left the building — the Google X building, that is.  The founder of search giant Google's factory to develop and build “moonshot” technologies, who launched the company's driverless car project …
Sep 23, 2014, 2:40 PMIn context
Matt Brian / Engadget:
Novartis to develop Google smart contact lens to track diabetes and correct farsightedness   —  Google strikes smart contact lens deal to track diabetes and fix farsightedness  —  With Glass and Android Wear, Google has already invested a lot of time and resources into developing …
Jul 15, 2014, 10:20 AMIn context
Jack Schofield / ZDNet:
Microsoft testing a wearable headband in the UK to help blind people navigate surroundings   —  Microsoft's wearable Alice band is not a rival to Google Glass  —  Summary: Microsoft is working on a wearable “Alice band” that helps blind people to navigate the urban environment …
Jul 14, 2014, 11:55 PMIn context

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