Tag Archives: Google

Oculus VR Founder Palmer Luckey in Legal Fix; Sued for Using Confidential Information

Oculus VR is making lot of headlines lately. Be it the exclusivity of the Rift’s first version to Windows-powered computers or the company’s stand on allowing adult entertainment on the much awaited virtual reality headset, the latest one grabs the cake. Oculus founder Palmer Luckey is facing a lawsuit for allegedly taking confidential information from a company he worked previously ...

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Google Goes Patent Crazy, Seeks one for ‘Creepy’ Toys, Another for Flying Wind Turbine, Even for Anti-Aging

Google has filed an interesting patent application for toys which watch moving objects and interact with other media devices in a room. According to the patent filed before the US Patent and Trademark Office, the toys, say rabbit and bear, fixed with micrphones, cameras, speakers and motors to move their heads, not only make an eye contact but also interact ...

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Google Self-Driving Car Gets Green Signal, What Next?

  Google has announced that its prestigious and ambitious self-driving vehicle prototypes have been given green signal by the authorities in the US and that it would hit the roads of neighborhood in Mountain View, California soon. When Google started designing the world’s first fully self-driving vehicle, its goal was a vehicle that could shoulder the entire burden of driving ...

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Google’s ‘Person finder’, Facebook’s ‘Safety Check’ Out in Nepal but Internet is Down

Whenever earthquakes or natural disasters strike any part of the world, Google and Facebook have been upfront to offer their free “Person Finder” and “Safety Check” tools to locate stranded people but this time it was too late almost after 48 hours since the disaster struck the Himalayan nation. Moreover, these internet tools cannot be accessed unless the communications and ...

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EU Verdict Today: Will Google Face Truth Over Search Engine Results?

The European Union has cracked its whip against Google for monopoly practices in its search engine results, after a prolonged five-year investigation into the company. The EU, which took similar action against Microsoft 10 years ago, has begun its probe into Google monopoly practices or anti-competitive behaviour following complaints from Microsoft, Tripadvisor, Streetmap and others. Google owns 90% of searche ...

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Android 5.1.1 Lollipop Update: Memory Leak Issue Fixed, to be Released Soon

With many Android phones opting for an upgrade to to Android 5.0 Lollipop, Android 5.1 Lollipop update, and the latest Android 5.1.1 update. The latest Android 5.1.1. Lollipop update is reported to have fixed the memory leak issue that hit the Android 5.0 Lollipop users and even some Android 5.1 Lollipop users. Available as an incremental Platform SDK update in ...

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Google Search Trends; March 20-26

Searches for March Madness are still surviving and advancing, but this week brought with it a host of other stories to spur your search questions. Here’s a look at what people were searching for this week: Germanwings Flight 9525 On Tuesday, Germanwings Flight 9525 crashed in the French Alps, killing all 150 people who were onboard. In the wake of ...

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