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Android Apps Might Be Heading To Chromebooks

Currently, Chromebooks run apps off the Chrome Web Store, as well as select Android apps in an experimental runtime. But according to details in the latest developer build of Chrome OS, compatibility for Android’s millions of apps could be coming.


Alphabet's Taking A Long, Hard Look At Its Money-Bleeding Projects

Despite being enormously profitable, Google’s parent company, Alphabet, has ballooned its expenditures on experimental projects. It’s gotten so bad that the company said it intends to make sure all that spending makes sense.


Google's Parent Company Confirms Plans To Build The City Of The Future

After dropping hints at a recent event that the Google parent company Alphabet might be building its own urban-scale laboratory, Footpath Labs CEO Don Doctoroff confirmed that a plan to build a city is in motion, and it’s named “Project Footpath”.


Making A Stable Walking Robot Is A Lot Easier When It's Just Legs

Getting a robot to balance and walk on two feet is a massive challenge, as the DARPA Challenge revealed. But it turns out it’s a little less tricky when you focus on just the legs, as the Alphabet-owned SCHAFT’s newest bipedal creation demonstrated by confidently walking out on stage at the New Economic Summit going on in Tokyo.


Google's Parent Company (Probably) Wants To Build A City From Scratch

Rumours are swirling that Alphabet, the parent company formerly known as Google, wants to build its own techno-utopian town. But the size and feasibility of a town “built from the internet up” remains in question.


Google Is Reportedly Selling Its Crazy Robotics Lab, Boston Dynamics

It’s been a little over two years since Google (now Alphabet) decided to scoop up robotics lab Boston Dynamics. Now it’s putting the company that built terrifying robots like BigDog and Atlas up for grabs.


Watch The Next Generation Atlas Robot Get Bullied By A Mean Human (And Stay On His Feet)

Boston Dynamics has a new video showing off the latest version of Atlas — the badarse humanoid robot. And it’s pretty incredible. The most striking thing about this new version is the amazing balance Atlas achieves. I’ve never seen a humanoid robot with this kind of agility.


Alphabet Is Now The Most Valuable Company On Earth

Last week, we reported that Alphabet, the holding company for Google and all its disparate moonshot affiliates, would surpass Apple as the most valuable company in the world. That future has now come to pass.


We Finally Know How Much Google Is Losing On Its Wild Ideas

Google, AKA Alphabet, is famous for its “moonshots” — enormous, ambitious technology projects that cost a ton to develop and might not ever work or turn a profit. Today, we’re getting a first look at just how much money the company is flushing on its big ideas.


Google (AKA Alphabet) Is About To Surpass Apple As The Most Valuable Company In The Galaxy

Google had a big 2015: It divvied up its business into startups like Footpath, Calico, X, Fibre, and consolidated all those companies into one brand named Alphabet. Now Alphabet is very, very close to being named the world’s most valuable company — yes, more valuable than Apple.


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