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Steven Levy / Wired:
Nest Gives the Lowly Smoke Detector a Brain — And a Voice   —  One day in June, about 20 engineers and managers at the startup company Nest went on a field trip.  They didn't need to pack a lunch.  Their destination: a storage closet near the bathrooms at their new headquarters in Palo Alto.
Oct 8, 2013, 9:10 AMIn context
Steven Levy / Wired:
Zuckerberg Explains Facebook's Plan to Get Entire Planet Online   —  Mark Zuckerberg wants to get everyone on Earth connected to the internet.  —  Last week, in an effort to reach this lofty goal, the Facebook CEO announced the establishment of Internet.org, a consortium that allied his company …
Aug 26, 2013, 1:20 PMIn context
Steven Levy / Wired:
The Untold Story of Google's Quest to Bring the Internet Everywhere—By Balloon   —  On October 16, 2012, the granddaughter of one of Allen Epling's houseguests spotted a shiny object in the sky.  Epling, an amateur astronomer living in Pike County, Kentucky, grabbed his binoculars and spied a glimmering …
Aug 13, 2013, 11:40 PMIn context
Steven Levy / Wired:
The Inside Story of the Moto X: The Reason Google Bought Motorola   —  THE PHONE THAT REVEALS WHY GOOGLE BOUGHT MOTOROLA  —  lmost exactly two years ago, Google announced its purchase of Motorola Mobility for $12.5 billion.  It was the company's biggest deal ever, far exceeding previous big buys …
Aug 1, 2013, 3:15 PMIn context
Steven Levy / Wired:
How Google Will Use High-Flying Balloons to Deliver Internet to the Hinterlands   —  The Project Loon team prepared for launch in the pre-dawn frost near Lake Tekapo, New Zealand.  —  Solar panels and insulated electronics packages, prepared for launch.  It takes 4 hours for the solar panels …
Jun 15, 2013, 2:00 AMIn context
Steven Levy / Wired:
New Android Boss Finally Reveals Plans for World's Most Popular Mobile OS   —  For the past few years, Sundar Pichai has been part of a tag-team routine staged at Google's annual I/O developer conference.  Pichai, a Googler since 2004, would present on behalf of Google's Chrome division …
May 13, 2013, 6:50 AMIn context
Steven Levy / Wired:
How Ray Kurzweil Will Help Google Make the Ultimate AI Brain   —  Google has always been an artificial intelligence company, so it really shouldn't have been a surprise that Ray Kurzweil, one of the leading scientists in the field, joined the search giant late last year.
Apr 25, 2013, 1:00 PMIn context
Steven Levy / Wired:
Nest's Plan to Stop Brownouts Before They Start   —  Living in Texas is unimaginable without air conditioning, especially on steamy summer afternoons.  Unfortunately, there simply isn't enough power to go around—and when the energy companies suggest that residents not cool it during those hours, people ignore the pleas.
Apr 22, 2013, 8:25 PMIn context
Steven Levy / Wired:
Mark Zuckerberg on Facebook Home, Money, and the Future of Communication   —  As caretaker of a service with a billion users, Mark Zuckerberg is used to sparking protest.  Any time his company releases a new product, adjusts a privacy setting, or even tweaks the design, thousands …
Apr 4, 2013, 4:00 PMIn context
Steven Levy / Wired:
Google's Larry Page on Why Moon Shots Matter   —  Larry Page lives by the gospel of 10x.  Most companies would be happy to improve a product by 10 percent.  Not the CEO and cofounder of Google.  The way Page sees it, a 10 percent improvement means that you're basically doing the same thing as everybody else.
Jan 17, 2013, 10:15 AMIn context

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