Google successfully secured a patent for a wristband that could detect tumor cells in the body. Even though the device is still at least five years away from FDA approval, the possibilities for the device are endless.
Google was the subject of an FTC antitrust investigation in 2011, but it soon reached a settlement. Now, details of the numerous meetings Google held with the White House and the company's huge lobbyist presence have been revealed.
In an apparent effort to reassure the world's pedestrians that its self-driving cars – should they ever take to the road – will be among the safest vehicles around, Google is planning to equip them with external airbags.
Google was close to buying game-streaming startup up Twitch last year, but in the end Amazon inked a deal. Apparently still interested in the space, Google-owned YouTube is reportedly developing a Twitch competitor for launch later this year.
Google executive Eric Schmidt says that Google Glass isn't dead. The smartglasses are still in development and in need of improvements, Schmidt insisted, while also discounting rumors that Glass failed.
Google says it's scrapped the single-wing design of the UAV it first showed off last summer. However, it says it's working on a new flying machine, one that it hopes will one day deliver vital supplies to locations cut off by natural disasters.
The latest version of Google's Android mobile OS, 5.0 Lollipop, could be coming to your smartphone very soon. Here's the latest news on which phones will be getting it, and when it's scheduled to arrive.
YouTube's annoying annotations are finally getting a less pesky replacement: cards. The cards look much nicer than the annotations, and you can even make them go away, if you don't want them cluttering up your view.