All posts tagged "Google"

  • Models pose as they hold up the Nexus 5X (L) and the Nexus 6P (R), at a media launch event at the local unit of Google Inc. in Seoul on Oct. 13, 2015. (Photo courtesy of Google Korea/Yonhap)
    Google unveils new Nexus phones in Seoul

    SEOUL, Oct. 13 (Yonhap) — Google Inc. introduced Tuesday the two latest smartphones in South Korea with improved camera and fingerprint functions, seeking to expand its Android ecosystem. The Nexus 5X and Nexus 6P, each manufactured by...

    • Posted October 13, 2015
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    What’s it like to be the driver of Google’s driverless cars?

    MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (AP) — Fresh out of college, Brian Torcellini dreamed about getting a job writing about surfing. Instead, he wound up in a dusty, dimly lit garage near Google’s Silicon Valley headquarters six years ago,...

    • Posted September 29, 2015
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  • Google's "Project Loon" hopes to bring country-wide internet access to Sri Lanka by using balloons to set up a network. (YouTube)
    Good news: Google to provide internet to all of Sri Lanka with balloons

    Sri Lanka is geographically isolated from surrounding nations, which makes sense considering that the 20 or so million citizens are situated on an island all by themselves. So what better way to help them connect with the...

    • Posted August 1, 2015
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  • A participant in Google's ‘Campus for Moms' program introduces the plans to run her startup business during a gathering at the Google Campus Seoul in Samseong-dong, southern Seoul, Tuesday. (Courtesy of Google Campus Seoul)
    Google Korea encourages mothers to run startup

    By Yoon Sung-won Google Korea has launched a program to help mothers of young children establish startups. Jeffrey Lim, the head of Google Campus Seoul, said that the program, dubbed “Campus for Moms,” has been organized for...

    • Posted July 28, 2015
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  • Sundar Pichai, senior vice president of Android, Chrome and Apps, speaks during the Google I/O 2015 keynote presentation in San Francisco, Thursday, May 28, 2015. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
    Google protects Gmail users from sending regrettable notes

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google is making it easier to avoid getting into trouble with a misdirected or inappropriate email. An option to cancel the delivery of an email within 30 seconds of hitting the send button...

    • Posted June 23, 2015
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    Project Jacquard: Weaving Technology into Clothing

    In the past, the world has fantasized about the future hypothesizing everything to be a touch screen of some kind, and today, Google has brought the world a little closer to that fantasized world with Project Jacquard....

    • Posted June 15, 2015
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    Google still struggling to diversify beyond white, Asian men

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google isn’t making much headway diversifying its workforce beyond white and Asian men, even though the Internet company hired women to fill one out of every five of its openings for computer programmers...

    • Posted June 1, 2015
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