Kurzweil: Computers Will Be in Our Blood in 20 Years

Imagine having millions of nanobots in your brain that constantly remind you to log into Google+. That seems to be the vision of Google engineering director Ray Kurzweil, who tells The Wall Street Journal that by the 2030s we’ll have “millions, billions of blood cell-sized computers in our bloodstream… keeping us healthy, augmenting our immune … Continue reading

Chromecast streaming will be supported by Google TV: Can both platforms coexist?

The technology behind Chromecast, Google’s tiny $35 dongle that allows viewers to stream content to their regular TV from a smartphone, tablet or laptop, is also coming to Google TV. Warren Rehman, a Google employee who works on “secret stuff and Google TV”, said on Google+ yesterday: “I’m still gainfully employed working on Google TV … Continue reading

Google Street View Climbs the Eiffel Tower

Google has extended its Street View imagery to the top two viewing decks of the Eiffel Tower for the very first time, giving users a breathtaking view of the Parisian skyline from the famous French monument. The Eiffel Tower is the most visited monument globally – some 7 million people visit and ascend the monument … Continue reading

Google Drive is Testing Encryption to Protect Your Files From the NSA

Google has begun experimenting with encrypting Google Drive files, a privacy-protective move that could curb attempts by the U.S. and other governments to gain access to users’ stored files. Two sources told CNET that the Mountain View, Calif.-based company is actively testing encryption to armor files on its cloud-based file storage and synchronization service. One … Continue reading

WSJ: Google working on a set-top box with a video camera and a motion sensor

On the heels of the unveiling of Google’s new Chromecast TV dongle, The Wall Street Journal is reporting that the company is developing a more feature-rich set-top box that would include a video camera for Hangouts and a motion sensor. According to the newspaper’s sources, a prototype of the device was showed off behind closed … Continue reading

Google updates its Android Search app, bringing a Google Now widget to your home and lock screens

Today Google released an update to its Search application for Android that brings in fresh data, and adds support for movie tickets from Fandango. You can also add Google Now to your home and lock screen, if you are so inclined. The update, for Android 4.1 and higher, will now provide users with movie ratings … Continue reading

Google Trekker Completes 9,500+ Photo Grand Canyon Expedition

Wish you were here? That’s the Meteor Crater, in Arizona, which has now got its very own panoply of panorama photos in Google Maps. It’s one of 9,500 images of the Grand Canyon that Google has added to its mapping service–more scree view than Street View, it has to be said. The shots go hand … Continue reading

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