Google's streaming music service adds mood to mix
Google's music-subscription service will try to anticipate its listeners' mood swings as it amplifies its competition with Pandora, Spotify and other popular services that play tunes over the Internet.
Google unveils 'Lollipop' Android system, new devices
Google on Wednesday ramped up its mobile arsenal, upgrading its Nexus line with a new tablet and smartphone, and unveiling its revamped Android software, to be dubbed "Lollipop."
Man with Google Glass had 'Internet addiction disorder'
A 31-year-old American was treated for addiction after wearing Google Glass for up to 18 hours a day and even experienced dreams as if looking through the device, doctors said.
Doctors connecting to symptoms searchers in Google trial
How many scholarly papers are on the Web? At least 114 million, professor finds
(Phys.org) —Lee Giles, a professor at Penn State's College of Information Sciences and Technology (IST), has devoted a large portion of his career to developing search engines and digital libraries that ...
Toshiba Glass shown at Ceatec in Japan
It's good to talk: app aims to spur voice renaissance
Two former Google employees are hoping an innovative new phone application will trigger a renaissance in an increasingly unfashionable method of human communication: talking.
New software for Google Glass provides captions for hard-of-hearing users
A team of Georgia Institute of Technology researchers has created speech-to-text software for Google Glass that helps hard-of-hearing users with everyday conversations. A hard-of-hearing person wears Glass ...
New privacy battle looms after moves by Apple, Google
A new battle is brewing over privacy for mobile devices, after moves by Google and Apple to toughen the encryption of their mobile devices sparked complaints from law enforcement.
Deep-learning algorithm can weigh up a neighborhood better than humans
Human beings have a remarkable ability to make inferences based on their surroundings. Is this area safe? Where might I find a parking spot? Am I more likely to get to a gas station by taking a left or a ...
FBI director warns against cellphone encryption
(AP)—The FBI director is warning against smartphone encryption. James Comey is talking about tech companies like Apple and Google that say their new operating systems will be encrypted, or protected by coding. Comey says ...
Facebook challenging Google in online ad market
For years, Google has been the undisputed leader in online advertising, but Facebook is gaining quickly in the fast-evolving market.
Do we want an augmented reality or a transformed reality?
It seems we are headed towards a world where augmented reality (AR) systems will be as common as smartphones are today – it's already about to revolutionise medicine, entertainment, the lives of disabled peop ...
Google says Amazon biggest search engine rival
Google boss Eric Schmidt said Monday his company's biggest competition as a search engine came from e-commerce giant Amazon, not from its traditional rivals.