Google known for its insatiable passion for innovation and sustainability, has outgrown itself and is planning to leave Googleplex for a bigger and greener place. After looking for a decent design project, the Internet giant stopped its choice on Germany-based architectural firm Ingenhoven that has a reputation of one of the best firm in its field in Germany.
Google has made Make Maker function available in the U.S. This feature allows users to edit Google Maps by providing more information on their local area. The function is designed with the aim to facilitate the orientation, finding routes, specific business enterprises and just places of interest that other traditional maps normally don’t show.
Today, April 19, at the Shanghai Auto Show, Volvo Cars unveiled its Volvo Concept Universe, the first concept since Volvo was acquired by Chinese automaker Geely. This is a luxury segment car that bears the dual cultural identity of its creators: on the one hand, it features Scandinavian luxury and approach to design, on the other hand, it is largely inspired by Chinese philosophy, as the designers were tasked with creating a car «with the depth of the universe and just as welcoming as the sun rising over a calm ocean.»
Yesterday, April 07, Facebook unveiled a new behind-the-scenes data server technology to the plethora of IT industry insiders at their headquarters in Palo Alto. According to mashable.com, at the press event dedicated to the launch of the project, executives from DreamWorks, VMWare, Fidelity, Delta, Dell, Apple and AMD got together to see the newest initiative by Facebook. Finally, Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook’s CEO, has introduced a new ‘technological initiative’ by the brand entitled Opencompute Project.
BMW is turning from car manufacturer into a company offering multiple services that are in demand with modern day customers. Since the release of its ‘Activate the Future’ series of documentaries, the brand has clearly put it that it was looking into expanding its offer and taking on multiple roles.