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Investors get antsy after failure of Google Glass

As Google's core advertising business slows, company's 'science projects' approach to R&D gets Wall Street wondering about payoff
Tuesday, February 17, 2015 - 05:50

Sergey Brin, CEO and co-founder of Google, wears Google Glass during a demonstration in San Francisco in this June 2012 photo. Last month, after years of promotion, Google ended its test trial of the device.

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GOOGLE'S research arm, Google X, is called the company's Moonshot Factory. One reason the company picked the word "Moonshot" was to remind people to tackle big problems that may well blow up in their faces.

Last month, after years of promotion, Google ended a test

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