• 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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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 7 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...

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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...

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  • Farewell to Google Code, live long and prosper GitHub, Bitbucket and SouceForge

    On March 13th, Google Code announced publicly the dismissal of their service, sending also a communication to all people who is keeping projects on that system explaining what is happening and which steps to follow to migrate...

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  • Home page – Google Science Fair

      Google Science Fair is a global online competition open to individuals or team from 13 to 18 years old. Submit before May, 19th to change our World! Here a video about what Science Fair is. Check...

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  • Project Ara second developer conference announced!

    Google ATAP announced the second Project Ara Module Developers Conference!  An extended explicatory update released from Paul Eremenko here: https://plus.google.com/+GoogleATAP/posts/YmZCrf3NLQb The second Project Ara Module Developers Conference is coming soon and this time we’re going big! We’ll be hosting...

    • Posted 8 years ago
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  • Google Cardboard gives you Virtual Reality on your Smartphone

    Google Launched Project Cardboard an incredible open design (apparently in Public Domain, or I may have failed to spot the license): Virtual reality has made exciting progress over the past several years. However, developing for VR still...

    • Posted 8 years ago
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  • Project Ara starts shipping Developer Boards: Apply!

    Project Ara – the semi-open hardware, modular smartphone from Google – starts shipping developer boards:   Developer Hardware Request Thank you for your interest in Project Ara. You may use this form to apply for development boards, which...

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  • 3D Printing Speeds to Increase By 50X according to 3D Systems

    3D Systems’ Investor Day, brought us a great news related to the collaboration between the 3Dprinting giant and Google – in relation to Project Ara. The company estimates that the printing speeds used within the manufacturing of modules...

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  • Project Ara Release its first Module Developers Kit (MDK)

    Breaking: Project Ara is on its way to release physical Module Developers Kits. I can’t wait to see the first open source phone being sold as a kit or being replicated in self fabrication. Huge. The Module...

    • Posted 8 years ago
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  • Phonebloks shows The team behind Ara in Video

    You know, I love these folks! I love this project! I just can’t wait to see this on the market! In the video the team shows an amazing prototype featuring self locking magnets, and also some preliminary...

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  • Motorola Project Ara: the future of Smartphones is Open Source Hardware

    The recently announced Project Ara from Motorola is a groundbreaking  news for all the open source community. If the declared objective of Motorola (read Google) – that of truly democratizing the Smartphone (I would say the digital...

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