Tag Archives: Google

Google CEO Sundar Pichai just got a huge payday

Sundar Pichai is having a better February than you are. The Google CEO was awarded over 270,000 shares of restricted stock — currently worth $ 199 million — last week, according to a Google SEC filing unearthed by Bloomberg. That award is the largest equity stake given to an executive officer whose grants have been publicly filed in the company’s history, Bloomberg ...

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Google is invading Apple and Samsung’s turf with primetime Nexus ads

Google’s Nexus line has long been a type of fan service — the phones themselves might even be just ads for Android — but the company seems to be aiming higher with its latest devices. Ads for the 5X have recently been spotted during major commercial blocks; people watching NFL action today probably got a look at the ad for the ...

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Google is planning an Ingress convention for later this year

Google’s experiment with augmented reality games may become a convention before the end of the year, its creator said at South by Southwest today. Ingress, a conspiracy sci-fi game that pits factions against one another for virtual control of real-world landmarks, continues to grow as it enters its third year. The game has been downloaded more than 10 million times, and regular ...

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Google and Mattel will reveal a mystery product on February 13th

Toymaker Mattel and Google are holding an event on February 13th in New York City, where the companies are promising we’ll see a “product debut.” The invitation features the outline of what looks to be a View-Master reel, and says those attending the event will “view what’s possible.” We know basically nothing about whatever Matte and Google have planned, which ...

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Google Looking To Break Into The HealthCare Field With New Telemedicine Services

No time to leave your house or office to attend a doctor’s appointment? Well, telemedicine is here for you. Telemedicine allows persons to connect with doctors online for medical assistance. The business of telemedicine is not new and has been around for over a decade, the Denver Channel reports. Telemedicine, however, is definitely garnering more attention now that Google is ...

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Google unveils Inbox, new Gmail app

This product image provided by Google shows the iPhone version of the company’s Inbox app. The application is designed to make it easier for its Gmail users to find and manage important information that can often become buried in their inboxes. (AP Photo/Google) (Credit: AP) Google is introducing an application designed to make it easier for its Gmail users to ...

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In a head-to-head quiz, Google Now crushes Siri and Cortana

There is nothing sweeter than pulling out your phone, asking it a question, and getting back the one obscure piece of information you need to settle a debate or win a drunken bet. Smartphones from Google, Apple, and Microsoft all offer a personal assistant who claims to be flush with knowledge drawn from around the web. But when it comes ...

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Google, Microsoft, and other tech companies want to get 100 million students coding in one year

Google, Microsoft, and other major names in tech are joining together with the nonprofit Code.org in a major fundraising drive that hopes to introduce 100 million students to coding. Code.org wants to bring its computer science courses into tens of thousands of new classrooms over the next year, and it says that it’ll need $ 5 million in order to ...

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Google put its Street View camera on a camel’s back to tour the Arabian desert

Google’s Street View cameras have been carried around on cars, boats, people, and now camels. The company recently set out to capture 360-degree imagery of the Arabian desert, and to “minimize” disruptions of what Google calls a “delicate environment,” the Maps team affixed its Trekker camera onto the back of a dromedary named Raffia. It’s safe to assume that before Google came ...

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We’ll be talking CES 2014 with Gary Shapiro tomorrow, catch our Google Hangout here!

With a new year comes a giant trade show just around the corner; CES 2014 is less than a week away! In anticipation of the excitement to come, our very own Marc Perton will be hopping on a Google Hangout with the CEA’s Gary Shapiro to talk about tech … Engadget RSS Feed

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