My Google Assistant is many things, but it’s mostly a meteorologist. I work 40 miles from my apartment, and the Bay Area’s many microclimates mean I’ll experience several weathers between my door and my desk.
ON THE FACE of it, Uber has had a terrible week in its legal brawl with Waymo, Google parent company Alphabet’s self-driving car effort.
THE BLOCKBUSTER LEGAL battle between Uber and Google’s self-driving spinoff company, Waymo, hinges on two questions.
LAST FRIDAY, ENGINEERS on Google parent Alphabet’s internet-by-balloon Project Loon tweeted that they hoped to bring emergency connectivity to Puerto Rico after Hurricanes Irma and Maria left more than 90 percent of the island without cellphone coverage.
Google will soon be offering an Advanced Protection Program to lock down the Gmail accounts of high-value targets.
The trial hasn’t started, but in many ways Waymo can already count its trade-secrets lawsuit against Uber Technologies Inc. as a win. The unusually speedy pretrial discovery process has yielded a steady drip of embarrassing revelations for Uber.
WHEN Cyrus Field laid the first trans-Atlantic cable in 1858, it was hailed as one of the great technological achievements of its time and celebrated with bonfires, fireworks and 100-gun salutes.
APPLE HAS A reputation for entering markets late—think portable music players or smartphones—and then blowing away competitors with a superior product.
Google’s futuristic wearable tech platform just took a big leap forward. After more than two years of testing, Jacquard, the company’s project to embed technology into clothes, is ready to launch.
The term “wearable technology” is a running joke in the style world. The jumbled, unsexy term evokes feelings of similarly designed clothing and accessories.
Google Chrome now lets you browse the web in virtual reality. The functionality exists for any website you visit through the browser, but only if you’re using your mobile phone.