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Google buys Bitspin, an alarm clock app provider

Google buys Bitspin, an alarm clock app provider

January 6, 2014 at 9:00 am 0 comments

Swiss mobile app developer, Bitspin has been bought by Google. Bitspin released a statement, “We’re thrilled to announce that Bitspin is joining Google, where we’ll continue to do what we love: building great products that are delightful to use. For new and existing users, Timely will continue to work asRead More

Enterprises are looking at smartglasses

Enterprises are looking at smartglasses

November 8, 2013 at 6:31 pm 0 comments

Smartglasses, such as Google Glass are causing CIOs to take a fresh look as it has the potential to improve efficiency. Smartglasses are important in vertical such as manufacturing, field service, retail and healthcare. “Smartglasses with augmented reality (AR) and head-mounted cameras can increase the efficiency of technicians, engineers andRead More

Google acquires Flutter, a gesture company

Google acquires Flutter, a gesture company

October 4, 2013 at 12:27 pm 0 comments

Google has acquired Flutter, a company that focuses on controlling movies and music with gestures. The price at which Google acquired Flutter has not been disclosed. The company started three years ago by Indian and the focus was to build a ubiquitous and power-efficient gesture recognition technology which was consideredRead More

Apple and Google are Best Global Brands in 2013

Apple and Google are Best Global Brands in 2013

September 30, 2013 at 7:15 pm 0 comments

Apple takes the number 1 spot and Google jumps to number 2 in the Best Global Brands 2013 report published by Interbrand, the world’s leading brand consultancy firm. With Apple claiming the top position this year, Google jumps to number 2 position and Coca-Cola, the brand that held the numberRead More

Google announces Calico, focused on health

Google announces Calico, focused on health

September 20, 2013 at 6:45 pm 0 comments

Google has announced Calico, a new company that will focus on health and well-being, in particular the challenge of aging and associated diseases. Arthur D Levinson, chairman and former CEO of Genentech and chairman of Apple, will be chief executive officer and a founding investor. Announcing this new investment, LarryRead More

Google and four other firms form OpenPower Consortium

Google and four other firms form OpenPower Consortium

August 7, 2013 at 6:02 pm 0 comments

Google, IBM, Mellanox, NVIDIA and Tyan today announced plans to form the OpenPOWER Consortium, an open development alliance based on IBM’s POWER microprocessor architecture. The consortium intends to build advanced server, networking, storage and GPU-acceleration technology aimed at delivering more choice, control and flexibility to developers of next-generation, hyperscale andRead More