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Dan Fredinburg, Google Exec, Killed in Nepal Earthquake

RE/CODE — Dan Fredinburg, a longtime Googler who headed privacy for Google X and product management for the overall privacy team, died this morning of a head injury after a 7.9 magnitude earthquake triggered an avalanche on Mount Everest. 107 more words

Tragedy

Report: Google X is working on Batteries that last a lot longer

Technology is advancing exponentially, but there is something that technology needs and relies on, but it isn’t evolving so fast, creating a discrepancy. We are, of course, talking about battery life. 152 more words

Google

WSJ: Google's X lab Working on Batteries that can last long

Google’s X lab is developing better batteries that last longer, according to The Wall Street Journal. This particular initiative apparently began back in 2012, when Dr. 345 more words

News

WSJ: Former Apple expert leading new 4-person battery team within Google[x]

According to a report today out of the Wall Street Journal, there’s a small team now working on battery tech within Google[x]—and it’s being spearheaded by former Apple battery expert Dr. 328 more words

Android

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

Tecnologias

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