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Google Glass no funcionó como arma secreta para la VR

Los Google Glass era una de las mejores armas que tenía Google en el mercado para la VR (realidad virtual) péro el dispositivo fue retirado del mercado (no todo lo que Google es perfecto), y la compañía reconoció el descalabro del proyecto en su primera mención a este respecto. 280 more words

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Don’t Trust Humans, Wear Fluffy Socks: Wisdom From Google X

Google’s first “Project Loon” wireless Internet balloons were designed to explode. And Google’s own employees convinced designers of its self-driving car that it would be better if the car didn’t have a steering wheel for backup control by humans. 806 more words

Technology

Astro Teller: Google 'encouraged too much attention' for Glass, more from SXSW

Google’s head of Google[x] Astro Teller took the stage today at South by Southwest in Austin, Texas, to talk about the Mountain View company’s secretive experimental lab and the things that the team has learned over years of showing its ambitious projects to the world (via… 476 more words

Tech Industry

Beyond internet and social media: looking for the trends that really will transform the future

by Nitin Dahad

An article that captured my attention this week was the cover story of Spiegel Online, in the international version of the German publication, entitled ‘ 800 more words

Passengers Could Be Testing Out Google Self-Driving Cars By This Year

MOUNTAIN VIEW (CBS SF) — The day when passengers are routinely riding in driverless cars appears to be closer than expected, according to a published report. 169 more words

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Google could start shuttling people around in its self-driving cars this year

Google X, the research lab running Google’s experiment with self-driving cars, could start letting members of the public test out its cars as early as this year. 214 more words

Oculus Has Hired Mary Lou Jepsen Away From Google X

Facebook-owned Oculus has hired away big-time Google X executive Mary Lou Jepsen, according to sources familiar with the move.

Jepsen, who spent the last three years running the Display Division at Google X, is joining the virtual reality startup that… 220 more words

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