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Tech Companies Continue To Spend Lobbying Dollars

Google slashed spending on lobbying by 25.5 percent in the first quarter of 2016 to $3.8 million, while AT&T reported the highest lobbying outlay...

Bloomberg Joins The Linux Foundation

Bloomberg is joining the Linux Foundation as a gold member. Bloomberg is already a member of the Core Infrastructure Initiative, a multi-million dollar project housed...

Google Gives Lick Observatory $1M

Google has given $1 million to the University of California’s Lick Observatory. The unrestricted funds, spread over two years, will go toward general expenses, augmenting...

D-Wave Raises $23M

D-Wave Systems, the Canadian quantum computing company, has closed $23 million (CAD $29 million) in funding. The company did not give out names of the investors,...

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Google, Verizon Ink Global Patent License Agreement

Verizon Communications and Google have entered into a long-term patent cross-license agreement covering a range of products and technologies. The agreement allows each company...

Avaya, Google Collaborate On Contact Center Solutions

Avaya is working with Google on contact center solutions for businesses. The collaboration combines Avaya's expertise in customer engagement technologies with Google's expertise in...

Magic Leap Raises $542M In Series B Funding

Magic Leap, an augmented reality startup in stealth mode, has raised $542 million in a Series B round of financing. The financing was led by Google, with...

Google Buys Lift Labs

Google has acquired Lift Labs, a company that makes a spoon designed to make eating easier for people with neurodegenerative tremors. Lift Labs will be...

Google Wants To Build Quantum Computers

The Quantum Artificial Intelligence team at Google, is launching a hardware initiative to design and build new quantum information processors based on superconducting electronics. The...

Gangnam Style: Google To Open Center In Seoul

Google will be opening a startup center in Seoul's Gangnam region. The center will be open to entrepreneurs working on their startups, and will be the the company’s third such center. Google has similar facilities in London and Tel Aviv in 2012.

Workstation-Class Graphics Coming To Google Chromebooks

VMware, Nvidia and Google are collaborating to deliver virtual desktops and workstation-class graphics to Google Chromebooks. The joint solution optimizes the performance of virtual graphics applications at scale. Combined with VMware Horizon in the data center, the solution will optimize graphics and CPU utilization to allow more desktops and applications to be deployed on a single server, according to the companies.

Google Buys Video Rendering Service Zync

Google has acquired Zync, a company that provides video rendering and special effects solutions over the cloud, for an undisclosed sum. Zync is the...

Citrix, Google Bring Native Enterprise Features To Chromebooks

Google and Citrix have unveiled Citrix Receiver for Chrome, a native app for the Chromebook which gives users access to enterprise system resources, including printing, audio, and video. In...

Google Uses Cardboard To Bring Virtual Reality To All

Google unveiled Google Cardboard, a DIY enclosure made of cardboard that transforms a phone into a basic virtual reality headset. The company showed off...