Is Google one step closer to becoming Big Brother?
The Internet giant is acquiring Nest, a company that makes smart thermostats and smoke alarms, for $3.2 billion in cash. Here’s why Google bought Nest.
By buying Nest, Google now has access to private information that was never under its purview. Thus, the internet search giant could have a greater presence in homes across the country.
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Women are conscious about their appearances and want to ensure that they look at their best all the time. They ensure that everything from their clothes to shoes is well-coordinated so that they look perfect and everything…
- Google Awarded Patent For Ad-Supported, Free Taxi Rides
Google has secured a patent for a system of ad-supported taxis, which would offer customers rides to physical retail locations.
The patent pertains to the ability to link online adds to free taxi rides paid for by…
- Our Fascination With the Failings of Driverless Cars
The media loves a good driverless car wreck. Is the scrutiny helping or hurting the industry? You can’t help but stare at car wrecks, and for the media, this seems to be especially true when it comes to driverless cars….
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