The days of sitting behind the wheel, maneuvering through traffic and breaking for pedestrians, is getting closer to coming to an end as Google says it’s getting closer to releasing self-driving cars.
They’re a little strange looking, controversial and aren’t even available to the public yet. But Google Glass may soon become the next hottest thing in mobile communication.
WhatsApp, the popular messaging service for smartphones that’s being acquired by Facebook, will soon be offering a voice service.
Facebook is buying mobile messaging service WhatsApp for up to $19 billion in cash and stock, by far the company’s largest acquisition.
At one time or another most people have turned to Google to self-diagnose an illness or injury. A new website is taking that idea even further now where teams of strangers can work together to diagnose people they have never met before.
You wouldn’t think twice about Googling information about your doctor, or dentist, but what if you found out they were also looking up information about you online?
Do you want to see the famed ball drop in New York’s Times Square drop this New Year’s Eve but can’t make it to the Big Apple? Hey, there’s a new and improved app for that.
Death, devices and celebrity drove the quest for more information on Google’s search engine this year.
In some ways, computers make ideal drivers: They don’t drink and then climb behind the wheel.
Google is betting consumers will pay slightly more for a sleeker, more powerful version of its Nexus 7 tablet as the Internet company escalates its rivalry with Apple and Amazon.com in technology’s key battleground — the mobile computing market.