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Mumbai surgeon uses Google Glass in cardiac surgery

Friday, June 27, 2014 | More »

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Even as Google is yet to commercially launch its flagship wearable device Google Glass in India, a cardiac surgeon in Mumbai has used the internet-connected eyewear in one of the top hospitals in the city to conduct a surgery. Heart surgeon Pavan Kumar working with Nanavati Hospital used Google Glas...

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TC Roundup: Yahoo releases Aviate homescreen for Android to organize your life

Yahoo releases Aviate homescreen for Android to organize your life: Yahoo has today launched a new smartphone UI experience called Aviate, which is available for Android phones (English speaking only). The idea is that the company can dip their toes in the mobile OS waters without going all-in on an...

24 June, 2014 | More »

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Ray-Ban maker Luxottica Group to develop Google Glass

Search engine giant Google has announced a partnership with Spanish company Luxottica Group to design, develop and distribute Google Glass, an internet-enabled eyewear. “We live in a world where technological innovation has dramatically changed the way in which we communicate and interact in every...

25 March, 2014 | More »

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Google Glass gets image makeover as launch nears

Google Inc has unveiled a set of fashionable prescription frames and shades for its Glass Internet-connected eyewear in an image makeover to give it broader appeal before a mass launch in the United States later this year. Google also announced a deal with Vision Service Plan, the largest U.S. optic...

29 January, 2014 | More »

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The Year That Was: 2013 in gadgets

Early this week, in a new segment called ‘The Year That Was’, we focused on the top controversies that plagued the Indian tech eco-system (read here for more). This time around, we are revisiting the top gadgets that were launched during the year. These devices made customers gush in delight and...

26 December, 2013 | More »

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Google to fund Taiwanese display maker to push Google Glass

Google Inc took another step toward a commercial version of its Google Glass eyewear by acquiring a small stake in a unit of Taiwanese chipmaker Himax Technologies Inc that develops tiny displays. Himax’s shares were up a third to $6.86 on the Nasdaq. Google will take a 6.3 per cent stake in ...

23 July, 2013 | More »

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Big venture firms eye opportunity in Google Glass

Venture firms Andreessen Horowitz, Google Ventures, and Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers are teaming up to provide funding for startups working with Google Glass, the hybrid eyeglasses and smartphone developed by Google. The firms aim to provide funding to startups working on applications and ha...

11 April, 2013 | More »

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China’s Baidu developing digital eyewear similar to Google Glass

Baidu Inc, China’s largest search engine, is developing prototype digital eyewear similar to Google Inc’s  Google Glass that will leverage Baidu’s strengths in image search and facial recognition, a Baidu spokesman said on Wednesday. Internally known as project “Baidu Eye&#...

4 April, 2013 | More »

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The power of social media

I have gone through a love-hate relationship with social networks lately, and have selectively disengaged to focus my bandwidth. While I am drawn to contribute and stay in touch with friends, colleagues and family, I sometimes wonder about the overall opportunity cost, and productivity loss, as I ge...

28 March, 2013 | More »

Tomorrow’s Tablets: What you can expect

Tablets with paper-thin screens that can be folded and tucked into your back pocket, artificial intelligence and augmented reality — the stuff of science fiction may be coming to a store near you. It’s been two years since Apple Inc launched the iPad and spawned rival tablets from the li...

16 July, 2012 | More »