Google Fights Restrictions on Glass For DriversPosted: February 25, 2014
Google is lobbying in at least 3 states to stop proposed restrictions on drivers using Google Glass. Recode.net says there are 8 states looking at restrictions, but Google has lobbyists on the ground in Illinois, Delaware, and Missouri.
Samsung’s Galaxy S-5 and new wearables have gotten the spotlight the last couple of days, but another smartphone is flying under the radar…the makers hope literally. Thenextweb.com reports that the Blackphone is now available for preorder at $629. Made by Spanish smartphone maker Geeksphone and encrypted communications company Silent Circle, it’s supposed to offer better protection for your personal data. It ships in April.
There’s a lot being said about Facebook’s 19 billion dollar purchase of WhatsApp, but here’s something you may not have heard, that helps make it so valuable…techcrunch.com says it not only enables people to get around telecom companies’ SMS for messaging, but it will add voice services by the 2nd quarter of this year.