Driverless Cars and Green Tech: What Google Is Doing Outside of Search

 
 
By Don Reisinger  |  Posted 2015-01-16
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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When describing Google, the most common description is that it's a "search giant." And considering its place in the worldwide search market, it only makes sense to describe the company in that way. One would also be forgiven for saying that Google is an "advertising giant." But the truth of the matter is that Google is far more than either of those things. While Google makes the majority of its money on search and advertising, the company has developed many more products and services that are both compelling and warrant attention. From a self-driving car to contact lenses that detect diabetes, Google is working on a wide range of ideas and technologies that could be real game-changers. In the following slides, eWEEK takes a look at those products and services and discusses the many ways in which Google is providing compelling technologies outside the world of search. Read on to learn more about Google and the technologies it is working on that might just change our world for the better.

 
 
 
 
 
Don Reisinger is a freelance technology columnist. He started writing about technology for Ziff-Davis' Gearlog.com. Since then, he has written extremely popular columns for CNET.com, Computerworld, InformationWeek, and others. He has appeared numerous times on national television to share his expertise with viewers. You can follow his every move at http://twitter.com/donreisinger.
 
 
 
 
 
 

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