• 7 of Google’s coolest open source projects released in 2016

    2016 has been a great year for Open Source, especially for Google that released lots of interesting things! Looking back at the projects we’ve open sourced in 2016, there’s a lot to be excited about. We have...

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  • Futurist Ray Kurzweil makes 3D printing predictions

    In a new interview with Google’s director of engineering, author and futurist Ray Kurzweil, has shared some of his most recent predictions for the future of technology with the New York Times. Here are his predictions: As...

    • Posted 9 months ago
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  • Bringing open source tools to scientific research communities: Open Science

    An inspiring news for all the makers who want to contribute spreading science and the scientific method. Google and the author of the article reported are working hard on an open source toolkit to help anyone developing...

    • Posted 11 months ago
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  • Google halts project ARA, modular phones are too expensive and bulky

    Modular smartphones have generated great enthusiasm in the tech community for their potential to prolong the lifespan of a device and reduce electronic waste. But the devices are difficult to bring to market because their interchangeable parts...

    • Posted 1 year ago
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  • Google is building a totally new operating system: Fuchsia

    Google is working on a totally new operating system — and it has nothing to do with Android. A page has surfaced on code-sharing GitHub about the new OS, called — for now, at least — Fuchsia....

    • Posted 1 year ago
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  • Google Android supports Raspberry Pi 3

    The Raspberry Pi 3 is not hurting for operating system choices. The tiny ARM computer is supported by several Linux distributions and even has a version of Windows 10 IoT core available. Now, it looks like the...

    • Posted 1 year ago
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  • Google I/O 2016 in a nutshell

    Google’s I/O 2016 conference just ended few days ago, and gave us as usual a lot of information on what to expect in the next months from the BigG. Google I/O is primarily a developer conference; by...

    • Posted 1 year ago
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  • Project Jacquard – Weave touch and gesture interactivity into any textile

    Project Jacquard makes it possible to weave touch and gesture interactivity into any textile using standard, industrial looms. This is possible thanks to new conductive yarns, created in collaboration with our industrial partners. Jacquard yarn structures combine...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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  • Google Opens Its Cloud Vision API To All Developers

    After a short limited preview, Google today announced the public beta of its Cloud Vision API — a service that allows developers to easily build image recognition and classification features into their applications. That is a good...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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  • Google Glass 2 may ditch the display

    Google Glass is still alive and well behind the closed doors of Google X. The latest news seems to be that one of Google’s Glass 2 variants ditches the display entirely, in favour of going audio-only for...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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  • Open source weekly news

    An overview on most important open source news from OpenSource.com. This week the focus was on: machine learning: Google, Microsoft, H2O.ai are pushing further their solution to go open open source medical robots: Vanderbilt university is going...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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  • Make your DIY smart glasses running on Arduino

    After Google announced the stopping of Google Glasses production (but not the development) the DYI community started proposing charming alternatives. Here is one! Jordan Fung is a 13-year-old maker and programmer based in Hong Kong. He recently...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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  • Italian eyewear maker Luxottica working on new version of Google Glass

    The partnership with the U.S. tech giant to build Glass—the Internet-connected eyewear—is going ahead, said Massimo Vian, speaking at the company’s general meeting in Milan, Italy. Earlier this year, Google stopped selling the first version of Glass...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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  • Google Eddystone open-source Bluetooth beacons platform

    Google has launched Eddystone, a new open-source Bluetooth LE beacon platform which plays nicely with iOS, Android, and other OSes. Aiming to power a new age of location-based services, as well as give those responsible for managing...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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  • e-nable Awarded $600k from Google for 3D printed Prosthetics

    When Innovation meets charity to help children, something magic happens! In the universe of 3D printing, one star shines particularly bright. The organization named e-NABLE has set out to harness the multitudes of home 3d printers to...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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  • Google opens its secret Kubernetes Cloud: the most efficient cloud computing on this Earth!

    In principle, there was MapReduce, that gave us his open source son, Hadoop. Then, BigTable came, generating a world of NoSQL databased. Now Borg, the incredible cloud computing software that handles the whole Google cloud applications, will...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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  • Brillo OS — New Android-based OS for Internet of Things from Google, at next I/O event

    Important announcement we hope to see confirmed during Google’s next I/O event in San Francisco scheduled on May, 28-29th. Brillo will be the OS dedicated to IoT devices, with low memory footprint and remotely managed. Here is...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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  • 5 Truths from Forbes about The Rise Of Open Source

    Forbes and CenturyLink business, important magazines dedicated to business and targeting high level executives, make a recall at what is open source and why it is so rumored, especially from the last year on. Started as “geek’s...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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