Google Wants to Help Diabetics Monitor Glucose with Smart Contacts

When the folks at Google X labs aren’t tuning self-driving Priuses or floating internet-disseminating balloons, they’re apparently working on helpful devices for people with chronic health conditions. Today, Google took the wraps off an alternative to needle-based glucose tests for people with diabetes: simple, painless, and unobtrusive smart contact lenses. How great is that?  (more…)

Secret Google Barge in SF Bay to be “Invite Only” Retail Space, Not Data Center

Google barge

If you have been following the news surrounding a mysterious Google barge that has been constructed near Treasure Island in the San Francisco Bay, then you will know that no one has been able to quite put their finger on what exactly it is. Early reports suggested it was going to be a secretive data center, but now thanks to a “confirmed” source of CBS, the barge is to be used for an “invite only” retail space – complete with a luxurious party deck and exclusive Google X division showrooms.  (more…)