Google Launches Private Docker Repositories For Cloud Platform Users

container_terminal Google today announced the beta launch of the Google Container Registry for its Cloud Platform. This new service allows developers to host, share and manage their private Docker container repositories on the company’s cloud computing platform. Read More


Why Google’s Plan To Sell Wireless Probably Doesn’t Scare Network Providers

google Google is gearing up to sell wireless service directly to customers as a mobile virtual network operator (MVNO), by acquiring excess network capacity from Sprint and T-Mobile and reselling it to customers under its own brand. This is the same approach used by Cricket Wireless, MetroPCS, Pure Talk, Republic Wireless and many others in the U.S., but Google’s arrangement apparently… Read More


SpaceX Raises $1 Billion In New Funding From Google And Fidelity

spacex-dragon SpaceX, the space exploration startup helmed by ex-PayPal founder Elon Musk, has confirmed that it has raised $1 billion in new funding, in a round including Google and Fidelity, who join existing investors Founders Fund, Draper Fisher Jurvetson, Valor Equity Partners and Capricorn. Google and Fidelity get an ownership stake just shy of 10 percent in exchange for their investment. A report… Read More


Google Partners With Cloudera To Bring Cloud Dataflow To Apache Spark

mh_google01 Google today announced that it has teamed up with the Hadoop specialists at Cloudera to bring its Cloud Dataflow programming model to Apache’s Spark data processing engine. With Google Cloud Dataflow, developers can create and monitor data processing pipelines without having to worry about the underlying data processing cluster. As Google likes to stress, the service evolved out of… Read More


Autonomous Cars Are Closer Than You Think

v2 “In the next five years, you’ll see somebody introduce autonomous vehicles,” Ford CEO Mark Fields said at a small dinner for press and analysts during CES. He was quick to qualify that statement (only in very defined areas, during good weather, etc.), but that’s one of the few statements that stuck out from the fog of war that is spending a week in Vegas during CES.… Read More


Google Glass Never Really Had A Fighting Chance

Happy Google Glass wearers. When Google announced it was ending the Glass Explorer program yesterday and handing over the reins to Nest’s Tony Fadell, it seemed to exit with more of a whimper than a scream. Let’s face it, from its earliest days, people loved to hate Glass. In fact, from the moment Google announced Glass, people reacted harshly to the new technology. They simply hated the idea of nerds… Read More


Google To Launch Project Ara Market Pilot In Puerto Rico Later This Year

 Today Google announced that it will launch its modular smartphone, known as Project Ara, with a limited market pilot in the US territory of Puerto Rico later this year. Read More


Google Launches Classroom Mobile Apps For Android And iOS

Screen Shot 2015-01-14 at 11.35.43 AM Google’s Classroom education initiative launched just about half a year ago, but it’s been a web-based affair until now. Today marks the release of Classroom apps for iOS and Android, however, which should help build on the existing 30 million assignments that have been submitted via the platform since its debut. The Classroom mobile app lets students take photos and attach them… Read More