Google's 'Area 120' Incubator Aims to Keep Innovation In-House


Google has been working on an incubator that would let employees pitch business plans and work full time on approved projects while remaining on its payroll, according to news reports published this week. The incubator, to be called “Area 120,” will be led by Don Harrison, VP of corporate development, and Bradley Horowitz, VP of streams, photos and sharing. Employees whose pitches are accepted can take outside funding or create a company under Google’s umbrella.

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Attorney general ready to defend surveillance at tech industry gathering

Attorney General Loretta Lynch is traveling to the heart of the U.S. technology industry to make her pitch that tech companies should help the government access their customers’ data for national security investigations.


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Apple considering original TV shows to boost 'cable-like' streaming coming in Sept. – report

Article Image In continuing efforts to launch a streaming TV service, Apple is now trying to pitch studios and producers on investing in exclusive TV shows, according to a Friday report.

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Gadget Watch: LG Lifeband Touch needs a purpose

Smart capabilities have become the latest marketing pitch to sell more wristwatches, TVs, eyeglasses, refrigerators, cars and even toothbrushes. But have we figured out why they need to be smart?

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