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Indian Startup ‘Team Indus’ Wins $1 Million of Google Lunar XPRIZE

Indian Startup ‘Team Indus’ Wins $1 Million of Google Lunar XPRIZE

It has been reported that five teams that were competing for the Google Lunar XPRIZE of $30 million have been jointly awarded $5.25 million for reaching some crucial milestones. The Google Lunar XPRIZE has 26 teams competing from around the world.

The milestones that were met by these teams included developing a robot that can safely land on the surface of the moon, traveling 500 meters over the lunar surface, and sending moon-casts back to the Earth, said sources.

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In Dec 2014, Google saw its biggest loss of market share since 2009; Yahoo gained

In Dec 2014, Google saw its biggest loss of market share since 2009; Yahoo gaine

With analytics firm StatCounter having revealed in its recent report that Internet search giant Google had witnessed a plunge in its US search market share in December 2014, while rival Yahoo gained market share during the same period, Bloomberg News has pointed out that Google's loss of market share in December marked the company's biggest market-share plunge since 2009.

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Google's road-worthy prototype of driverless car may hit the streets in 2015

Google's road-worthy prototype of driverless car may hit the streets in 2015

In a blog post dated December 22, tech giant Google said that it has efforts underway to bring a road-worthy prototype of its driverless car to the streets in 2015. The prototype of the self-driving car will have "safety drivers" behind the wheel to control the vehicle in case of any kind of emergency.

An 'early mockup' of the driverless car was introduced by Google in May this year. However, that driverless car model was not equipped with a steering wheel or functioning lights, among other things that were given a miss.

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Google attached Trekker camera to a camel for Street View of Liwa Oasis, Abu Dhabi

Google attached Trekker camera to a camel for Street View of Liwa Oasis, Abu Dha

Internet search giant Google has recently released a Street View of the Liwa Oasis, a popular tourist destination in Abu Dhabi. The Liwa Oasis is the biggest oasis on the Arabian Peninsula; and it was once a trading place for the early settlers.

With the Liwa Oasis Street View marking the fourth 'Special Collect' location from the Middle East, the release of the latest Street View images by Google also underscore another remarkable feat --- with the Liwa Desert neighborhood having been documented by the company with the help of a Trekker camera attached to a camel.

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Google fits Camera on Camel to Map Liwa Desert

Google fits Camera on Camel to Map Liwa Desert

A crew of Google Street View, a technology that provides panoramic views from different positions, traveled across the Liwa Desert, a large oasis area in Abu Dhabi, to capture the landscape. Google went its way across to desert with the help of camel. Usually, Google captures Street View via car.

On Tuesday, a Google Maps' blog described the area as 'one of the most breathtaking landscapes in the world'. In the blog, Google Maps mentioned about its Street View crew's journey to capture the desert.

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Google rolls out new mobile-ad-display formats and tools

Google rolls out new mobile-ad-display formats and tools

In an apparent effort to give the popularity of mobile browsing a further boost, Internet search giant Google revealed in a Monday announcement that it is rolling out new mobile-display-ad formats and several advertisers-specific tools across all the advertising properties of the company, particularly the Google Display Network, the AdMob Network and DoubleClick.

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Google’s New Feature ‘Answers In Suggest’ to answer Questions before User Types

Google’s New Feature ‘Answers In Suggest’ to answer Questions before User Types

Chrome for Android will allow Google to answer questions of users even before they finish writing their query. Google launched the Chrome for Android with Material design user interface elements in the first week of September. The new feature is named ‘Answers in Suggest’ by Google.

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Nearly five million Gmail credentials leaked on Russian Internet forum

Nearly five million Gmail credentials leaked on Russian Internet forum

Earlier this week, nearly 5 million Gmail credentials - usernames and associated passwords - were posted in a Russian Bitcoin security forum.

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MIT Technology Review outlines limitations of Google’s driverless car prototypes

MIT Technology Review outlines limitations of Google’s driverless car prototypes

The MIT Technology Review report released last week has listed the limitations of Google's driverless car prototypes. The report implies that Google needs to address the limitations of its driverless cars before these cars can hit the streets.

According to the MIT Technology Review, the current Google driverless car prototypes are chiefly dependent on maps for navigation. As such, these cars are not capable of reacting to situations like a human driver reacts.

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Google confirms it is testing ‘Project Wing’ delivery drone prototypes in Australia

Google confirms it is testing ‘Project Wing’ delivery drone prototypes in Austra

On Thursday, Internet search giant Google confirmed recent reports about its delivery drone effort dubbed 'Project Wing.' The revelation with regard to the Google's drone initiative comes over eight months after online retail biggie Amazon's CEO Jeff Bezos unveiled a plan for delivering packages by drones back in December 2013.

About its 'Project Wing' delivery drone initiative, Google has disclosed in a recent statement that test deliveries were made by the company's 'Project Wing' prototypes in Australia this month.

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