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Google X Lab

The Google facility that works on future technologies. In 2015, Google X became part of Alphabet. Located near Google's Mountain View headquarters, projects such as Google Glass and the self-driving car have been developed. See Google.
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Consider how Google X describes the mission of its Moonshot Factory: 'Our goal: 10x impact on the world's most intractable problems, not just 10% improvement.
Remembering Apollo 11's moon shot against the backdrop of Google X's moonshots reminds me of my own personal moonshots.
Founded within Alphabet's research and development division Google X, Chronicle was described as a 'digital immune system' for customers by Google X's chief Astro Teller.
Google X is yet to reveal more, however Gillett said that early alpha versions of the product have been tested at a number of Fortune 500 companies.
An MoU over this was signed between Government of Andhra Pradesh and Google X in San Francisco.
Andhra Pradesh IT Minister Nara Lokesh and Google X CEO Astro Teller were present during the signing of the MoU.
Still, while Google may be dominating the internet search and video world and becoming a major player in the smartphone industry, its other projects, like Google X's (https://www.solveforx.com/selfdrivingcar/) self-driving car , may face an uphill battle when competing with Uber and Tesla Motors.
In order to take consumers on this journey tech companies, such as Google, have focused on "10x over 10 percent thinking" as Google X's Astro Teller explains, this allows organizations to really innovate:
Google created the perfect incubator space with Google X and now it's ready for this new self-driving world.
SAN FRANCISCO -- Google's research arm, Google X, is called the company's Moonshot Factory.
Google X's Teller sees evolving future for wearables Google's focus on wearables stretches beyond glasses and smartwatches to a number of other options, according to Astro Teller, head of Google X's most experimental projects in the field.
The company's founder, Anupam Pathak and his team now work for Google X's life sciences division.