Articles Tagged with google

Digit Is The App For Anyone Who Stinks At Saving Money

Digit App Saves You Money

The Digit App went live on Thursday, and if you’re one of those people who doesn’t have the discipline to save money on your own, this could really change everything about your life. Most people mismanage their money in little ways that add up, thus convincing them that they don’t have the ability to save…. Read more »

Google Changes Its ‘Vague’ Privacy Policy

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Pressure from watchdogs has forced Google to change its privacy policy in the UK, which will make it easier for users to see how their personal data is being used by the search engine giants. According to a report from BBC News, the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) found that Google’s policy was “too vague when… Read more »

Google Poised To Invest $1 Billion In SpaceX Internet

SpaceX Cargo Capsule

Technology blog The Information has reported that Google Inc. is close to investing about $1 billion in SpaceX to support the company’s efforts to deliver global internet access via a network of satellites. SpaceX founder Elon Musk hopes the project will lead to fulfillment of his dream of traveling to Mars, the Inquisitr reported on… Read more »

2014 Trending Topics Highlighted By Google Doodle

2014 Trending Topics Google Doodle

The animated Google Doodle which adorned the world’s most popular search site yesterday highlighted 2014 trending topics with a quick representation of every topic that became popularized in 2014. The doodle moves through a “2014” animation of trending topics in a playful reminder of what we searched for during the year. It begins with a… Read more »

‘Goliath’ Is Not Amused: Google Hits Out At MPAA, Files Lawsuit

Goliath Is Not Amused Google Sues MPAA

Google is not happy about “Project Goliath.” If you missed it, “Goliath” came out during the ongoing Sony hacker crisis. Thanks to leaked emails, we all learned that the Motion Picture Association of America has taken certain, less than ethical, steps towards combating Google, a perceived threat of their pro-SOPA endeavors. Google moves to halt… Read more »

Google Executive Skydives From Over 25 Miles High — New Record!

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Something strange happened early yesterday morning in the sky above Roswell, New Mexico, and though it had to do with a little flying man, it had nothing to do with aliens. Alan Eustace, 57, an executive for Google, made the highest parachute skydive jump ever — from 135,000 feet! According to the New York Times,… Read more »

Magic Leap: Mystery Virtual Reality Tech Gets $542 Million From Google And Others

Magic Leap's tech reportedly uses infared cameras to make their computer generated images go both in front of, and behind, naturally occuring objects.

Magic Leap Inc., a startup working in the augmented reality and virtual reality sectors, just secured funding from Google and other interests totaling over half a billion dollars, leading to intense speculation about the nature of the company’s technology, which some are describing as revolutionary. According to Mashable, the investment was announced on Tuesday. Along… Read more »