Google unveils new IoT, Android platforms alongside payments push

Google used its Google I/O event to talk up growth of the Android ecosystem beyond smartphones and tablets into the wearables and auto space, as well as unveiling the next Android release and a new platform targeting the IoT market. …

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Google Glass chief: “more things to come soon”

Tony Fadell, the CEO of smart thermostat company Nest Labs who also oversees Google Glass, sparked speculation about the future of the wearable when he said at an event that it has “no sacred cows” as it looks at driving …

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Nest developer programme connects to wider Internet of Things

On the eve of the Google I/O conference, the company’s annual developer shindig, home automation pioneer Nest Labs launched a developer programme to connect its thermostat and smoke alarm devices to the wider Internet of Things.