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28 Nov 2018
Google's super-simple phone *service*, Fi, is launching on a broader range of devices, including iPhones. Previously it only worked on select Motorola devices ...
Facebook kills Google ATAP-like ‘Building 8’ amid hardware reorg and new ‘Reality Labs’ - 9to5Google
14 Dec 2018
Back in April 2016, Facebook made waves by poaching Regina Dugan to lead its new Building 8 division. Similar to ATAP, Building 8 is now dead due to...
Counterclockwise: modular phones were here, you could even expand their RAM - GSMArena.com news - GSMArena.com
25 Nov 2018
Google announced Project Ara to much fanfare and it caused geeks to dream of PC-like upgradability that would extend the usable life of their phones by...
Meet Ara, The Company Transforming How We Stream, Discover And Monetize Content - Forbes
14 Dec 2018
New platform aims to revolutionize the current *content* ecosystem using blockchain technology.
Zinara seeks US$250m for project - Zimbabwe Independent
14 Dec 2018
Zinara seeks US$250m for project Zimbabwe Independent
THE Zimbabwe National Road Authority (Zinara) will float US$250 million worth of infrastructure bonds to mobilise funds for upgrading the ...
Imre Arakas - The hitman hired to take out a 'rogue' cartel member - RTE.ie
15 Dec 2018
Imre Arakas was this week sentenced to six years in prison for conspiring to carry out a murder as part of the ongoing Hutch-Kinahan feud. But how did gardaí ...
Google: Hangouts users to be migrated to Hangouts Chat, Hangouts Meet - PocketNow
03 Dec 2018
A G Suite lead says that remaining Hangouts users will have a safety net in messaging with Hangouts Chat and Hangouts Meet.
Google reveals most searched queries in the UAE, Saudi Arabia - Arabian Business
13 Dec 2018
Google reveals most searched queries in the UAE, Saudi Arabia Arabian Business
Google has revealed the most popular search queries in the UAE, Saudi Arabia and Egypt during 2018. The search engine giant has produced top 10 lists for ...
Best USB-C Hubs for Google Pixel Slate - Android Central
02 Dec 2018
Best USB-C Hubs for Google Pixel Slate Android Central
The Google Pixel Slate has two USB-C ports and POGO pins for a keyboard. That's it. So if you want to use a Google Pixel Slate with most of the peripherals in ...
Visible is offering a $50 Amazon card if you sign your iPhone up for service - PocketNow
16 Dec 2018
Verizon's testing a new take on cell *service* which cuts down on resources to deliver affordable connectivity. Why not make it more affordable for Christmas?
Best Accessories for Google Pixel Slate - Android Central
21 Nov 2018
Best Accessories for Google Pixel Slate Android Central
The Google Pixel Slate can be a powerhouse of productivity, but it can't do it alone! From keyboards and peripherals to cases and protection, give your Pixel ...
Red Sea Project set to add $5.8bn to Saudi Arabia's GDP - Arabian Business
13 Dec 2018
Red Sea Project set to add $5.8bn to Saudi Arabia's GDP Arabian Business
A project to develop 22 islands in the Red Sea off the coast of Saudi Arabia is set to attract 1m tourists annually.
Mystery of Lost Argentine Submarine Ends a Year Later, Deep at Sea - The New York Times
17 Nov 2018
Mystery of Lost Argentine Submarine Ends a Year Later, Deep at Sea The New York Times
BUENOS AIRES — In the year since 44 Argentine sailors vanished aboard a submarine, some relatives of the missing crew members had refused to speak of ...
Koshi gets alternative crossing - Money - The Kathmandu Post
17 Dec 2018
Koshi gets alternative crossing - Money The Kathmandu Post
On August 18, 2008, the Sapta Koshi River in eastern Nepal burst its eastern banks, 8 km north of the Indian border.
Google confirms the end of its modular Project Ara smartphone - The Verge
02 Sep 2016
Google has confirmed reports saying its modular Project Ara smartphone project has been suspended. When asked about the status of Ara, a Google ...
ED vows to recover ‘looted’ Zinara funds - The Herald
05 Dec 2018
ED vows to recover ‘looted’ Zinara funds The Herald
Government will recover all the money looted at the Zimbabwe National Road Administration, President Mnangagwa has said.
Hitman told associates he would take out target with ‘one shot to head’ - The Irish Times
30 Nov 2018
Estonian ex-wrestler surveyed by gardaí as he bought wig in Dublin and used encrypted phone.
Rainbow Rare Earths' Gakara mine a star attraction in Burundi - Mining Review
07 Dec 2018
LSE-listed rare earths element miner Rainbow Rare Earths is now one of only a handful of rare earth mine producers outside China.
More ways to befriend a river - Metro News - The Star Online
05 Dec 2018
More ways to befriend a river - Metro News The Star Online
SUNGAI Ara which meanders along Taman Jajar (Linear Park) is certified as the cleanest river in Penang.
The Huawei P30 could bring up to 5 cameras and a punch-hole display - PocketNow
13 Dec 2018
We get the first images of what's supposed to be the new Huawei P30 and P30 Pro devices that will come next year.
Ideal United bullish on demand - Business News - The Star Online
16 Dec 2018
Ideal United bullish on demand - Business News The Star Online
GEORGE TOWN: Property developer Ideal United Bintang International Bhd is targeting to complete the acquisition of RM1.4bil worth of residential property ...
Stage two of the heritage work at Mary Kathleen - The North West Star
17 Dec 2018
Stage two of the heritage work at Mary Kathleen The North West Star
Ballara Mining Heritage Trail Committee concreted in twelve new posts and assembled a shade shelter as part of stage two heritage work at Mary Kathleen.
21 Must-have Tech Gifts That Will Fly Off Shelves - Android Central
20 Nov 2018
21 Must-have Tech Gifts That Will Fly Off Shelves Android Central
Seeking out top-tier tech gifts that look good, work great, and won't break the bank? So is everyone else! Luckily, we've saved you a seat on the Santa Express.
Mnangagwa to recover looted Zinara funds - Bulawayo24 News
05 Dec 2018
Mnangagwa to recover looted Zinara funds Bulawayo24 News
Government will recover all the money looted from the Zimbabwe National Road Administration (Zinara), President Emmerson Mnangagwa has said. An audit ...
Facebook working on Project Ara-style modular smartphone - Dezeen
21 Jul 2017
Facebook appears to be following in the footsteps of Google by filing its own patent for a modular device designed to be more long-lasting than current ...
Saudi Arabia's plans for solar energy have yet to see light of day - The Business Times
16 Dec 2018
Saudi Arabia's plans for solar energy have yet to see light of day The Business Times
Dubai. AROUND the world, high oil prices tend to accelerate the shift to renewable energy and electric vehicles. In Saudi Arabia, they have the opposite effect.
Watch this new Project Ara video and see the amazing potential of modular phones - The Verge
20 May 2016
Google's Project Ara is starting to feel way more real with the announcement that a developer device will be coming later this year. And if that doesn't whet your ...
The Death of Project Ara Shows Google Is All Grown Up - WIRED
06 Sep 2016
Project Ara may be no more. As Reuters reported last week, Google has suspended—and possibly killed—its plan to make a modular smartphone with ...
The dream of Ara: Inside the rise and fall of the world’s most revolutionary phone - VentureBeat
10 Jan 2017
It looked nothing like an iPhone, or anything Apple might dare to make. On September 10, 2013, the day Apple unveiled the iPhone 5S, Dutch designer Dave ...
City frogs have sexier calls than country frogs, study finds - The Guardian
10 Dec 2018
Researchers discover urban male túngara frogs call more, and with more complex vocalisations, than rural peers.
Airport is unlocking skills - New Zealand Herald
13 Dec 2018
Airport is unlocking skills New Zealand Herald
The Ara jobs hub will create work for South Aucklanders, writes Bill Bennett. A$2 billion upgrade programme will transform Auckland Airport over the next five ...
Google to start shipping modular smartphone Project Ara - Dezeen
26 May 2016
Google has demonstrated a current prototype of its modular smartphone Project Ara and announced it will begin shipping developer editions later this year.
Washington Sends the Saudis a Long-Overdue Bill - The Atlantic
15 Dec 2018
Washington Sends the Saudis a Long-Overdue Bill The Atlantic
The Pentagon's $331 million invoice to the Kingdom and the UAE was another blow after a difficult week.
Google's Ara Smartphone Was Never Going To Be Anything But A Failure - Forbes
20 Aug 2015
Google's "Project Ara" was always going to fail because nether the technology, nor the public, are ready for it.
Why I'm still skeptical about Project Ara - The Verge
24 May 2016
What Google is doing with its modular Project Ara smartphone is perhaps its grandest experiment yet: developing hardware out in the open as if it were software.
Spark and Vodafone deploy 'cops' and 'cows' to holiday black spots - New Zealand Herald
17 Dec 2018
Spark and Vodafone deploy 'cops' and 'cows' to holiday black spots New Zealand Herald
For most Kiwis, "going off the grid" means walking to the dairy and back without their phone. We get nervous when away from a cell signal for longer periods as ...
Our road projects are ongoing - sundaymail.co.zw
16 Dec 2018
Our road projects are ongoing sundaymail.co.zw
Not all things went according to plan (in our road projects) because while planning was done in 2017, the money was secured in late April-May 2018 and again, ...
The rise and fall of Ara, Google's cancelled modular smartphone - Android Central
11 Jan 2017
The rise and fall of Ara, Google's cancelled modular smartphone Android Central
Project Ara will always be one of the most fascinating and tragic stories in the history of smartphones. From its strange rise in 2013, boosted by its proximity (and ...
Google’s Project Ara Phone Could Have Launched with an Actual Aquarium Module - Fortune
26 Feb 2017
Last year's cancellation of the Project Ara modular handset was disappointing to many who yearned for a radical rethink of the smartphone. It seems fans of tiny ...
Project Ara: Inside Google's Bold Gambit to Make Smartphones Modular - TIME
26 Feb 2014
The two-year quest to create the ultimate customizable phone, inside and out.
12 Things to Know About Project Ara, Google's Amazing Modular Phone - TIME
16 Apr 2014
When Google announced Project Ara last October, its plan to make modular smartphones, it shared some photos and very little else. This week, at the Computer ...
Osinbajo urges Nigerians to appreciate local talents - The Nation Newspaper
16 Dec 2018
Osinbajo urges Nigerians to appreciate local talents The Nation Newspaper
Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo has urged Nigerians to show better appreciation of local abilities and talents to enable the country to be.
What is Project Ara? The Google modular smartphone story so far - TrustedReviews
24 May 2016
Google has revealed more about its modular smartphone project at Google I/O 2016. Here's what we know about Project Ara so far. What's the best smartphone ...
Let’s just admit Google’s Project Ara was a terrible idea and move on - The Next Web
04 Sep 2016
Google is killing Project Ara, it's modular smartphone concept that aimed to let you 'upgrade' your phone piece by piece. In theory, it sounds pretty amazing.
Google is reportedly preparing to launch 2 Pixel handsets as it kills off its build-it-yourself smartphone project - Business Insider
02 Sep 2016
Google is preparing to launch two smartphones at an event on October 4, according to Android Police, who claims to have spoken to a well-informed source.
This is Google’s latest Project Ara prototype - The Verge
14 Jan 2015
Google's Project Ara modular smartphone project is arriving soon, at least if you're in Puerto Rico. At its Project Ara Module Developers Conference today, ...
Google engineer Komal Singh on encouraging girls to code with her new children's book - The Globe and Mail
29 Aug 2018
When Komal Singh read to her four-year-old daughter, she found there was something missing. Where were all the books about women in engineering, or any ...
Seymourpowell creates gadgets from Google's Project Ara modular phone - Dezeen
08 Jun 2016
The company behind the world's first widely available modular smartphone has released a set of concepts imagining gadgets created with Google's Project Ara.
Google signs up PlayStation VR engineer Richard Marks - Engadget
31 Jul 2018
The head of Sony's virtual reality efforts has left the company after 19 years and moved to another California-based tech giant: Google. Richard Marks headed ...
Google's abandoned Project Ara modular smartphone: Everything you need to know - Pocket-lint.com
07 Jun 2016
Project Ara was Google's vision for making truly customisable smartphones. Sadly, it's no more. A Reuters report stated that - although developer units.
Esplanade plan about values rather than projects - Manawatu Standard
17 Dec 2018
Esplanade plan about values rather than projects Manawatu Standard
The brakes have been put on plans for further projects at Palmerston North's Victoria Esplanade by a more cautious approach to changes. The latest version of ...
A Day With Project Ara, Google's Crazy Modular Phone - Wired
29 Oct 2014
Seth Newburg has a phone. It's a new phone, just a prototype. Almost no one here at Google has seen it yet. Newburg is sitting in a corner conference room in ...
Prototype for the Canceled Project ARA Modular Smartphone Revealed - XDA-Developers
11 Nov 2016
A prototype for the canceled modular smartphone, known as Project ARA, has been revealed by the team over at Phandroid with spec details and design ...
Motorola Won't Give Up on Modular Smartphones No Matter How Silly They Are - Gizmodo
06 Jun 2018
It feels like the window of opportunity for modular smartphones has come and gone. Google's Project Ara is dead, and LG gave up almost immediately after the ...
Google's modular Ara phone delayed - BBC News
18 Aug 2015
Google's modular Ara phone delayed BBC News
Google has delayed its plans to trial its modular smartphone concept, codenamed Project Ara. The first Project Ara hardware was due to be trialled in Puerto ...
Check out these photos of Google’s cancelled Project Ara and its full spec sheet - 9 to 5 Google
10 Nov 2016
Google cancelled Project Ara — the smartphone project that hoped to bring modular to the masses — a couple of months ago, but that has left a lot of longtime ...
Google Project Ara modular phone: Its founder has joined Nexpaq, a new modular phone-case company - Quartz
13 Sep 2016
Google has killed Project Ara, its ambitious plan to make a modular smartphone, with parts you could replace as they wore out or became obsolete. But the man ...
Google is killing Inbox in March 2019, and that’s just devastating - The Indian Express
15 Sep 2018
Google is killing Inbox in March 2019, and that’s just devastating The Indian Express
Google is killing Inbox, the app that promised to change and deliver on how we dealt with email -- which is why it makes no sense that it's being killed off in ...
We saw 100 of Yezz’s wildest ideas for Project Ara modules (and they’re hilarious) - Digital Trends
04 Mar 2015
Project Ara is Google's modular phone, which relies on other companies building compatible modules to power it. One company is Yezz, and we got to see ...
Project Ara: 5 Benefits to Google's Modular Smartphone - TechnoBuffalo
22 Apr 2014
Project Ara: 5 Benefits to Google's Modular Smartphone TechnoBuffalo
Google hosted its first Project Ara developers conference last week, where it finally revealed more detailed information on its modular smartphone project. Ara is ...
Thank Phonebloks for Google's Project Ara - TechRadar
13 Apr 2015
Dave Hakkens' idea to create a modular smartphone led to an amazing journey alongside Google.
Motorola Offers Opinion On Why Google’s Project Ara Failed - Ubergizmo
30 Jan 2017
As you might have heard, Google has pretty much shelved their plans for a modular smartphone in the form of Project Ara. It is a bit disappointing...
Google's Project Ara Was Going to Offer a Tardigrade Aquarium Module - Gizmodo
25 Feb 2017
Google's Project Ara modular smartphone was a weird concept that didn't make it to market. The idea was to give users the option to change out custom ...
Project Ara: Google Wants Your Phone to Go to Pieces - IEEE Spectrum
29 Dec 2014
Project Ara: Google Wants Your Phone to Go to Pieces IEEE Spectrum
Google's modular smartphone will let users swap parts like screens and cameras on the fly.
The world just isn't ready for modular phones - CNET
02 Jun 2017
Google and LG couldn't make modular phones work. What does this mean for Lenovo as the only one left trying?
Google Abandons Another App To Steal Apple's Glory - Forbes
25 Apr 2018
Google is introducing yet another messaging *service* called "Chat" that it thinks might be the future of cross-platform messaging. The idea is to offer a *service* that ...
Google's modular smartphone, Project Ara, could go on sale next year for $50 - ExtremeTech
03 Mar 2014
Google's modular smartphone, Project Ara, could arrive in early 2015 and cost just $50. For $50 you'd only get a ...
Google turns on the world's first modular smartphone, reveals more juicy details about Project Ara - ExtremeTech
27 Jun 2014
At I/O 2014, Google has publicly turned on its modular Project Ara smartphone for the first time. Considering Project Ara nothing more than some pretty concept ...
The Cheaper, Customizable Phone That Could Replace Your iPhone - Thrillist
30 Jun 2016
Modular phones like Google's Project Ara and the LG G5 have swappable tech that could be the future of smartphones for people sick of exp...
Exclusive: Project ARA specifications, design and photos - Phandroid.com
10 Nov 2016
Exclusive: Project ARA specifications, design and photos Phandroid.com
As revealed a few days back, we've managed to get our hands on Google's Project ARA modular smartphone. We've started compiling all the questions you've ...
Google's Project Ara phones will be strange, but also a lot of fun (Smartphones Unlocked) - CNET
23 Mar 2015
With Google's mix-and-match Project Ara handsets, the time is ripe for wacky add-ons to truly customize your phone.
Here's what your Project Ara phone could look like as a health tracker - The Verge
21 Jan 2015
Google's first crop of Project Ara modular smartphones won't be available until later this year, and only in Puerto Rico, but people are already trying to figure out ...
Meet Project Ara, the Modular Google Phone of the Future - Re/code
29 Jun 2014
Google last week booted up a modular smartphone in public for the first time at its Google I/O developer conference. The demo almost worked, but the screen ...
Google Releases First Developer Resources For Project Ara, Its Modular Smartphone - TechCrunch
10 Apr 2014
Google's Advanced Technology and Projects (ATAP) group has released a Module Developers Kit (MDK) for Project Ara, its forthcoming modular smartphone, ...
Health-monitoring components for modular Google smartphone - Dezeen
22 Jan 2015
San Francisco studio Lapka has imagined a range of health-related modules that would fit onto the Project Ara smartphone – for which Google unveiled the ...
Google's Project Ara: modular smartphones are almost here - T3
01 Jun 2016
It was a 2013 concept video for a device called Phonebloks that first brought the idea of a modular smartphone to the masses, and after Phonebloks designer ...
Project Ara: Google pieces together the first modular smartphone - The Verge
10 Apr 2014
While most popular consumer technology has been moving toward simple, seamless objects that are hard to tweak or repair, Google is working on an ambitious ...
Morning mail: Joyce campaigners raided, EU shifts to no-deal Brexit, Trump shutdown looms - The Guardian
11 Dec 2018
Wednesday: Anyone But Nats group vow to step up campaign against Barnaby Joyce. Plus: Trump threatens to shut down US government.
Behind the scenes: How beehives inspired the design of Google’s innovative Project Ara smartphone - The Next Web
14 May 2014
The beginning of any design project starts with ideas. To help get the best ideas out of a team, you give them the freedom to go a bit crazy with those initial ...
Google's Lego-like Project Ara smartphone to get a hardware store - PCWorld
13 Jan 2015
As Google gets ready to ship the Lego-like Project Ara smartphone later this year, the company wants to ensure relevant hardware is available to coincide with ...
Project Ara video reminds us why we want a modular phone - The Verge
04 Apr 2014
Google sold most of Motorola Mobility to Lenovo for $2.9 billion earlier this year, but it kept one small part of the phone manufacturer. Motorola's Advanced ...
Why multi-home support in Google Home matters to everyone - Android Central
16 Oct 2018
Why multi-home support in Google Home matters to everyone Android Central
The biggest update to Google's smart home experience this week is something that doesn't cost anyone a dime, and it almost brought me to tears when I finally ...
Toshiba quietly builds the tech for Google's Project Ara smartphones - TechnoBuffalo
12 Mar 2015
Google may get most of the credit for Project Ara, but one company has been toiling behind the scenes to turn the dream of a modular smartphone into.
Google buried 'credible' sexual misconduct claims against Andy Rubin [update: Rubin responds] - Android Central
25 Oct 2018
Andy Rubin reportedly received a fond farewell and a $90 million payout when he resigned from Google after claims of sexual misconduct against him were ...
How to use Arlo with Google Assistant - Android Central
01 Nov 2018
How to use Arlo with Google Assistant Android Central
Google always advertises how compatible the Nest home security cameras are with Google Assistant, but Arlo's cameras can work just as well. And getting it set ...
3 things Google Assistant should steal from Bixby - Android Central
22 Aug 2018
3 things Google Assistant should steal from Bixby Android Central
Samsung's take on the AI assistant has been widely panned since it debuted back on the Samsung Galaxy S8, and few things have been more hated on the last ...
Three Big Ideas in Google's Modular Phone That No One's Talking About - Wired
22 Apr 2014
It's easy to see the appeal of Project Ara, Google's modular smartphone concept. With Ara, a dead battery in the middle of a day trip doesn't set off a frantic ...
Google's Project Ara smartphone project shows signs of life - Greenbot
24 Mar 2016
Google's Project Ara modular smartphone project is showing signs of life after a long lull, though it's not certain when the customizable smartphones will be ...
Real-time translation comes to all Google Assistant-optimized headphones and phones - Android Central
13 Oct 2018
When Google first unveiled the Pixel Buds, one of their most unique — and most futuristic — features was real-time translation. Now, Google is rolling this sci-fi ...
Lloyds hires former Google 'pirate' Makoski as chief design officer - Finextra
04 Jul 2018
Lloyds Banking Group has hired UX design guru Dan Makoski to fill a newly-created role as chief design officer.
City hall reshuffle sends Ray Swadel home early - Stuff.co.nz
07 Dec 2018
City hall reshuffle sends Ray Swadel home early Stuff.co.nz
From council basics to major projects, retiring manager Ray Swadel has rolled with the flow in Palmerston North.
Northland meth reduction programme a winner - New Zealand Herald
19 Nov 2018
Northland meth reduction programme a winner New Zealand Herald
An anti-meth programme has won the supreme award Northland health awards.
Moto Z3 phone sells at Verizon Aug. 16, with 5G to come - CNET
03 Aug 2018
Motorola on Thursday announced the Moto Z3, at a small press event at its headquarters in Chicago. This is the latest Motorola phone to have magnetic ...
Best Battery Bases for Google Home Mini - Android Central
15 Nov 2018
Best Battery Bases for Google Home Mini Android Central
The Google Home Mini is cute, compact, and competitively priced. It also lacks an internal battery to let it follow you from room to room or out to the backyard, but ...
Google's Halted Project Ara May Be Headed To Facebook Labs - Dealerscope
07 Nov 2016
Facebook rumored to have picked up Google's Project Ara, but the past handling of Oculus and their own smartphone pose the question - can they handle it?
Google employees walk out to protest treatment of women and protection of accused sexual harassers - Android Central
01 Nov 2018
Hundreds of Googlers walked out of Google offices in Europe, Asia, and North Americain protest of Google's treatment of women who try to report sexual ...
One Man's Quest to Make Google's Gadgets Great - WIRED
08 Feb 2018
Google is leaning on Rick Osterloh to completely rewrite its strategy for hardware, with one core goal: Put its virtual assistant everywhere in people's lives.
Taking apart Google's modular smartphone - Engadget
07 Nov 2014
What do you want to know about Project Ara? Does a modular smartphone actually work? Yes. Is it very different from Android phones? In a basic ...
Motorola Announces “Project Ara,” a modular phone hardware platform - Ars Technica
28 Oct 2013
Motorola has announced a free open hardware platform for smartphones called "Project Ara." The goal is to create a modular smartphone that would allow users ...
Motorola extends modular phone adventure for another year - The Register
08 Jun 2018
Motorola has extended its modular phone adventure for another year, with new devices compatible with its Mods expansion spec. Reports of cutbacks raised ...