The year in Google: 15 most important stories of 2014

Google Glass goes public

This year, Google had many ups and downs. Here are the top stories about the search giant in 2014.

In May, Google opened up its Glass Explorer program to the general public. The device still costs $1500, but you no longer need a special invite to purchase one.

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By Conner Forrest

Conner Forrest is an analyst for 451 Research. He was formerly a Senior Editor for TechRepublic.