Under review: Google Glass remains a product that operates from Google HQ in Mountain View, California

Tony Fadell, the executive that Google put in charge of its Glass wearable device, says there will be “no sacred cows” when the company begins its ret(...)

Constraint gets a bad name. Negative associations with restrictions and boundaries come to mind easily. The central idea of this book, however, is tha(...)

Google has got to be easily the best-known new word of our time. It is also said to be a mistake. At least some people insist this is the case. It has(...)

Will it be Woz? Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak is on the shortlist to be immortalised in wax at San Francisco’s Madame Tussauds. Photograph: Tony Avelar/Bloomberg News

Some of Silicon Valley’s most prominent technology figures have been waxing lyrical on Twitter this past week. Or at least, they’ve been getting excit(...)

Google Glass is a product of Google’s X laboratory, which was set up under co-founder Sergey Brin to make big bets on projects like driverless cars. None of these has yet resulted in new products for Google, however. Photograph: Ole Spata/AFP/Getty Images

Google has suspended sales of its controversial smartglasses and reshuffled the group behind the project to put it under different management.The acti(...)

Room service: the A.L.O. by Savioke delivers fresh towels to a hotel guests’ room. Photograph:  Jason Henry/The New York Times

A machine that administers sedatives recently began treating patients at a Seattle hospital. At a Silicon Valley hotel, a bellhop robot delivers items(...)

Palo Alto: the city’s chief information officer Jonathan Reichental said: “The start-up acquires timely feedback from government staff that ensures their product meets market needs, and cities get to shape a solution more quickly that works for them.”

An Irish start-up has teamed up with the world’s technology capital, Palo Alto, to launch an interactive tool to allow residents such as Facebook fou(...)

Larry Page. Photograph: Eric Luke

Google is in danger of hitting the invisible ceiling that limits growth at all big companies as it attacks giant new markets far beyond search, accord(...)

This interview took place prior to the crash of Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShipTwo.Chicken or beef?” The call of the Virgin Atlantic trolley-pusher escape(...)

Mark Zuckerberg:  one of the most generous of American donors when generosity is measured not solely by amounts donated, but as the proportion of total wealth of an individual or company. Photograph: Norbert von der Groeben/Reuters

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg recently gave $25 million to help tackle the Ebola epidemic. It’s an impressive and much-needed donation, coming from(...)