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Google X ditches Google branding

Since the introduction of Alphabet and the subsequent restructuring of Google into a suite of semi-independent companies, many of these have been gradually dropping the “Google” part of their name to reflect the new structure. Google Ventures became simply GV, for instance, and Google Life Sciences changed its name to Verily. Now, Google X is […]

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Google Cardboard getting spatial audio

Good news for Cardboard app developers and the rest of us as well. Today on their officialdevelopers blog, Google announced that they’re bringing spatial audio capabilities to the Cardboard SDK. This looks to make virtual reality even more immersive on the company’s playful little VR heardset. Spatial audio is basically the ability for apps to […]

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Uber Pushes Into Public Transit With New App Partnership

Transportation technology company TransLoc announced on Monday a partnership with Uber, marking a significant advancement in the ride-hailing company’s effort to ally itself with public transit agencies. TransLoc, which builds technology products for public transit passengers and agencies, will integrate Uber into the TransLoc Rider app, a smartphone application that provides real-time bus tracking and […]