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Google’s Project Sunroof launches in Arizona

December 16, 2015 | 1

The Phoenix Metropolitan area averages 211 clear days and 85 partly cloudy days each year according to azcentral.com, making our sunny state a perfect candidate for Google’s Project Sunroof.  

Project Sunroof is a solar power initiative and an online … Read More

Google acquires Athena Wireless Communications – interview with CEO Eduardo Tinoco

April 16, 2015 |

Google confirmed they have acquired telecommunications company Athena Wireless Communications based in Surprise, Arizona. Google declined to comment further on the terms of the deal.

Athena Wireless is known for their affordable and compact digital radios that have the capability of … Read More

Google exec breaks world skydiving record jumping from space

October 27, 2014 |

For all of you adrenaline junkies out there who skydive and jump from extreme heights, there is a new kind of rush…space jumping.

Alan Eustace, a Google vice president, broke a world record for parachute jumping after diving from the … Read More

AZ’s 2014 Google eCity awarded to Tempe

October 9, 2014 |

Every year Google awards the top cities across the 50 states that display the strongest online business community, according to analysis by research firm Ipsos MORI, and this year’s eCity is Tempe, Arizona.

The Tempe City Council along with Tempe … Read More

Google and Maker Media offer free summer online science camp for kids

July 14, 2014 |

Rockets, virtual space visits and experimenting with paper circuits are just a few of the many activities that teens are able to explore though this summer’s Maker Camp, a free online camp that encourages the exploration of the tinkering tech … Read More

Google’s Android Auto OS talks to your car and Android TV to rival Apple, Amazon & Roku

June 25, 2014 |

Google held their annual Google I/O developer conference in San Francisco today in which they unveiled a plethora of updates to its Android mobile operating system (OS) and the announcement of Android Auto and Android TV.

Android Auto

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Google unveils latest Android update “L” at I/O conference

June 25, 2014 |

At the Google I/O 2014 developer conference in San Francisco, Google released it’s new operating system, simply called “L.” The new system brings 5,000 new APIs as well as a fresh, bold look courtesy of a new design language called … Read More

Google’s Android Wear released today on LG G and Samsung Gear

June 25, 2014 |

At the Google I/O 2014 developer conference, David Singleton, director of engineering for Google showcased Android Wear, Google’s software for smartwatches. According to the IDTechex report, wearables are projected to be the dominant sector of tech, especially in North America, … Read More

Domain turf wars – Google launches invite-only web registration site

June 24, 2014 |

Tishin Donkersley, M.A. & Carlene Reyes, AZTB

After seemingly gobbling up everything in its sight, Google had yet to get its hands on one service: domain name registration. But now, Google is quietly, but most certainly, invading the GoDaddy dominant … Read More

Former Google and Facebook Exec joins startup Parchment Board of Directors

May 22, 2014 |

Parchment, the leader in electronic transfer exchange announced today the appointment of former Google and Facebook executive Ethan Beard as an independent member of its board of directors.

With Parchment growing at an enormously fast pace, Beard’s extensive experience in … Read More