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The Google X team is working on better battery life

Android is still the top mobile OS, Google is tackling battery life and you can bling out your Galaxy S6 in 24 karat gold.

By April 14, 2015


Google X chief admits that 'wearables are tough'

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."

By October 8, 2014


Google X project has lofty goal: Prevent disease

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.

By July 25, 2014


Google X: Where Google meets world

Google X division honcho Astro Teller tells the Solid Conference in San Francisco just why the "moonshot" lab exists.

By May 22, 2014


Google X head: Sorry, world, no Google jetpacks for you

Google X considered a user-safe jetpack, but it was among hundreds of "moonshot" projects the unit regularly jettisons.

By May 6, 2014


Google X spinoff Flux raises $8 million

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.

By May 6, 2014


Mystery Google barge will be invite-only Google X showroom, says report

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.

By October 31, 2013


Google X acquires kite-power startup Makani

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.

By May 23, 2013


Google X Phone from Motorola could debut Key Lime Pie

Word on the street is that the rumoured Google and Motorola X Phone could introduce us to Android Key Lime Pie.

By March 12, 2013


Motorola's Google X phone specs and image leaked

It's not the Nexus, but Motorola's rumoured new Android phone looks like it'll run on the new Tegra 4i chipset.

By March 11, 2013