Glass for good: Google offering grants to nonprofits

Google is offering grants to five nonprofits that come up with good ideas for uses for its Internet-connected specs. It'll throw in a free pair of Glass, too. The grants are an extension of Giving Through Glass, which has already Read More →

Tech Files outtake: In San Jose, Sprint’s the pits

If you live in San Jose and are a customer of Sprint, I feel your pain. For my column today, I tested Samsung's new Galaxy S5 smartphone. As I wrote, Read More →

Does Yahoo want to be Apple’s mobile search engine?

The Internets are abuzz with a juicy report that Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer is launching a bold move to supplant Google as the default search engine on Apple’s popular iPhones and iPads. But like so many tech rumors, this one’s Read More →

Google Glass on limited sale on Tuesday

Are you still dying to get your hands on Glass? Google’s planning to put them on sale, for one day only, next Tuesday the 15th. Buyers will have to shell out $1,500 plus tax, however, just like the early Read More →

Some more potential Glass users: soldiers, new moms and HVAC repairmen

Whether it’s cops, firefighters, surgeons or air conditioning repairmen, it seems like every day brings another report about someone trying a new use for Google Glass on the job. The futuristic – some would say Read More →

OK Glass: Show me directions to the US Trademark Office

Google’s new wearable computer, known as Glass, looks pretty distinctive.  But is the name “Glass” distinctive enough to be a registered trademark? Google thinks so, according to a filing unearthed by the Wall Street Journal’s Law Blog, which reports Read More →
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