The head of the Google division that makes Glass talks about the challenges of wearables, and why putting a computing device on your body is "a big ask."
Google's audacious research arm has already invested in driverless cars and Wi-Fi balloons. Now a new "moon shot" will try to tackle health care by examining what it means to be healthy.
Google X division honcho Astro Teller tells the Solid Conference in San Francisco just why the "moonshot" lab exists.
Google X considered a user-safe jetpack, but it was among hundreds of "moonshot" projects the unit regularly jettisons.
The company was once part of the secretive Google X research division but is now going solo as it tries to radically revamp building-construction software.
The hulking but hush-hush project, "personally directed" by co-founder Sergey Brin, is going to be a showroom for Google's special projects and products, according to CBS' San Francisco affiliate.
The research unit's "focus on real atoms, not bits" is expanding to include the startup's work on tethered flying wings that are designed to generate 600 kilowatts of power.
Word on the street is that the rumoured Google and Motorola X Phone could introduce us to Android Key Lime Pie.
It's not the Nexus, but Motorola's rumoured new Android phone looks like it'll run on the new Tegra 4i chipset.
Google-owned Motorola plans to release a sophisticated new smartphone next year, the Wall Street Journal reports.