Topic: Google X

Google Exec Blames Google Glass Failure on Bad Marketing

Glass got 'too much attention,' says Astro Teller at SXSW

During a South by Southwest keynote today, Google X's moonshots captain, Astro Teller, told a packed crowd that Google Glass failed because of the negative publicity it suffered from in…

Google Developing Pill That Searches for Cancer and Heart Disease

Nanotechnology could lead to fast, painless diagnosis

Google may be best known for its search engine, but it also employs a quiet "X" team dedicated to making revolutionary discoveries. And its latest project, if successful, would make…

Google's Project Wing drone

Google's Project Wing Is Developing Delivery Drones

Cooking up devices in its secretive laboratories

It's a bird, it's a plane, it's a Google drone? The Silicon Valley-based research laboratory, Google X, announced on Thursday that it is looking into developing the pilot-less flying devices.…

Forget Finding Your Friends. SXSW Shifts to Outer Space

Talk shifts from altering lifestyles to changing the world

This year, like the one before it, nobody "won" South By Southwest Interactive. This is not news, nor is it a surprise for a festival that's been in the middle…

Android Head Andy Rubin Stepping Away

Chrome lead Pichai to take over Google’s mobile operating system

The head of Google’s Android mobile operating system Andy Rubin was supposed to speak during this past week’s South by Southwest Interactive conference. A few days before the scheduled appearance,…