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Cartographer: Google’s Indoor Mapping Backpack

Not content with mapping the worlds oceans, streets, and rural paths, Google is now taking on the indoors with it’s Cartographer backpack. Using a process called “simultaneous localization and mapping” (SLAM), the backpacker walks through the ...

Google’s Made with Code Targets Girls and the Computer Sciences

Google recently launched their “Made with Code” initiative, which hopes to bring more girls into the computer sciences. Partnering with a number of people and institutions that include Chelsea Clinton, Girls Inc., Girl Scout of the USA, Mindy ...

Google’s Self-Driving Cars Go Urban

Google, with its driverless cars already logging 700,000 miles on rural highways, is about to target a city street near you. With self-driving vehicles first becoming legal in Nevada in 2011, Google now has four years in which their cars have ...

Google Sees You When You’re Sleeping…

Once a thing of Orwellian fantasy, Google maps can find pretty much whatever your looking for in full color 3D. If satellites watching your every move from space gives you the creeps, wait until you hear what the new Google+ can do. Using the ...

Google Has Themselves a Quantum Computer

Hold on to your hats friends, Google has teamed up with NASA and D-Wave and they have a quantum computer. For real. A quantum computer. What is that exactly? Manufactured commercially by a company called D-Wave, it is a computer built on ...

GEEK Magazine is Google Play’s Digital Deal of the Week!

If you have a Google Android mobile device, now is the time to pick up a digital GEEK magazine subscription on Google Play at 50% off! Now until August 12th, Google Play is making GEEK magazine their deal of the week! That means 1 year (6 ...

Google Explains Cooperation with “The Internship” Film

When Vince Vaughn and Owen Wilson run around like idiots on Google’s campus in the upcoming summer comedy The Internship, they’ll have done so with the full cooperation of the real-life search giant. Why? To improve the image of computer geeks ...