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Kill Google AMP before it KILLS the web - Theregister -

Trust, independence, credibility we've heard of those Open source insider There's been a good deal of ongoing discussion about Google AMP Accelerated Mobile Pages.

Google's digital Assistant is hobbled on .. - Thestar - 19/05

The Star Online Google's digital Assistant is hobbled on Apple's iPhone The Star Online The reality for iPhone users is that the Google Assistant will ..

HTC to shift its focus on high-end .. - BGR - 19/05

BGR India HTC to shift its focus on high-end smartphone market in India BGR India HTC aiming to capture market share in the very top end, Rs 50,000 and above ..

New Features Make Google Home a Worthy Echo Rival - Pcmag -

Google To Launch a Jobs Search Engine In the US - Slashdot -

At its I/O 2017 conference, Google announced that it's launching a jobs search engine in the U.S. that will focus on a wide variety of jobs -- from entry-level and service industry positions to high-end professional jobs. ..

Google drops downpayment on developers to lure them to its Home - Theregister -

Race against Amazon demands rapid iteration, and cash Google I/O Eager to catch up to Amazon and its Echo interactive speaker, Google at its annual developer conference on Wednesday offered everyone in ..

Let's sum up Google's VR strategy so far: Making life less crap for a .. - Theregister -

Eyeball-chasing ad giant literally traps your eyeballs Google I/O Google wants more for its Daydream virtual reality platform than phone displays framed in cheap cardboard.

Google Launches Google Assistant On the iPhone - Slashdot -

At its I/O 2017 developer conference, Google announced the Google Assistant is coming to iOS as a standalone app. Previously, the only way for iOS users to get access to the Assistant was through Allo, the Google messaging ..

Can Google make virtual reality less lonely? - CNN -

Google is updating its Daydream virtual reality platform with new sharing options and a virtual YouTube comments section.

Google Lens offers a clear view of the .. - Engadget - 19/05

Engadget Google Lens offers a clear view of the company's future Engadget Google Lens is both a return to form for the search giant and a tantalizing glimpse ..

Echo who? Google just turned Home into a productivity powerhouse - Computerworld -

Remember last week, when Amazon added "calling capabilities" into its Echo smart speaker? Yeah...that was cute. At the keynote of its Google I/O developers' conference Wednesday, Google announced a handful ..

Google Assistant for iPhone: An enterprise perspective - Computerworld -

Google I/O saw a range of Google announcements, from the introduction of a low-end Android O OS for low-end phones to the introduction of new software designed to challenge Siri on iPhone, Google Assistant for ..

The real battle of Android's future who controls the updates - Theregister -

Google shows its hand Analysis Nothing in the new version of Android O, revealed for the first time at Google's annual developer conference yesterday, is as significant as the changes to the way Google ..

Google Home to the Amazon Echo: 'Anything .. - Cnet - 18/05

CNET Google Home to the Amazon Echo: 'Anything you can do...' CNET The battle between the Google Home and the Amazon Echo keeps getting better and better. ..

Sorry Google, it's boring old workloads that are pumping up AWS and Azure, .. - Theregister -

Spend big or go home Comment Google Cloud Platforms's chief thinks the service will surpass AWS by 2022. Speaking at Forbes CIO Summit in Half Moon Bay, California, last month, Diane Greene ..

Hyperscale data centres win between their ears, not on the racks - Theregister -

Operating at scale is easy. Changing culture to accept and cope with failure is harder Organisations that hope to improve their own data centre operations by adopting the techniques used by hyperscale ..

Google takes another swing at reviving cheap .. - Thestar - 18/05

The Star Online Google takes another swing at reviving cheap Android phones The Star Online Samat said the changes coming with Android Go will convince ..

Cyber kid stuns experts showing toys can be .. - Asiaone - 18/05

AsiaOne Cyber kid stuns experts showing toys can be 'weapons' AsiaOne Tech prodigy Reuben Paul stunned experts by hacking into their devices using a ..

In battle of digital assistants, Google .. - Thestar - 18/05

The Star Online In battle of digital assistants, Google heads to Apple turf The Star Online In an AI-first world, we are rethinking all of our products ..

Google shifts mobile focus to apps and .. - Today - 18/05 Google shifts mobile focus to apps and digital assistant TODAYonline Mobile phone apps took center stage at Google's annual developer conference ..

Everything new about Android from Google I/O .. - SMH - 18/05

The Sydney Morning Herald Everything new about Android from Google I/O The Sydney Morning Herald Today at the annual Google I/O developer conference, we ..

Google Home Gets Notifications, Hands-Free Calling, a TV Interface and More - Slashdot -

Google has announced several news features for Google Home to help it better compete against the Amazon Echo. The six new features coming to Google Home include: notifications, free calling to ..

Google preps Android for an A.I.-laden future - Computerworld -

The future of Android will be a lot smarter, thanks to new programming tools that Google unveiled on Wednesday. The company announced TensorFlow Lite, a version of its machine learning framework thats designed to run on ..

Sick of Java and C++? Google pours a cup o' Kotlin for Android devs - Theregister -

Compatible with 'droid libraries, statically typed language is leaner and safer Google on Wednesday said it has made Kotlin a first-class language for Android development, alongside Java and C++.

Google wants to help you to get a job - CNN -

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Android Now Supports the Kotlin Programming Language - Slashdot -

In addition to Java and C++, Google announced at its I/O 2017 conference today that Android is gaining official support for the Kotlin programming language. VentureBeat reports: Kotlin is developed by JetBrains, the ..

Google's Project Loon helps bring internet to flooded Peru - CNN -

It's helping tens of thousands of people connect.

Like a celeb going bonkers with botox, Google injects 'AI' into anything .. - Theregister -

Ads giant flashes TPU 2 machine-learning ASIC Google I/O On Wednesday, Google kicked off its annual developer conference and media spectacle, Google I/O, at the Shoreline Amphitheater, a stone's ..

Google Takes Another Shot At Making Android Great On Low-Budget Smartphones - Slashdot -

At its developer conference, Google unveiled Android Go, a project wherein Google will offer a version of Android that runs swiftly on budget, low-specced smartphones. With the new strategy, ..

Google's Balloons Connect Flood-hit Peru - Slashdot -

An anonymous reader writes: "Tens of thousands" of Peruvians have been getting online using Project Loon, the ambitious connectivity project from Google's parent company, Alphabet. Project Loon uses tennis court-sized balloons ..

Google is still trying to kill the Echo and Siri - CNN -

Google Will Soon Add Job Listings To Search Results - Slashdot -

Google's mission is to steer people to the information they need in their daily lives. One crucial area the Internet giant says could use some work: Jobs. USA Today adds: So Google is launching a new feature, Google ..

Google announces untethered, fully tracked, standalone VR headsets - Arstechnica -

Also: New visual position system is an AR Google Maps for indoors.

US court decision will destroy the internet, roar Google, Facebook et al - Theregister -

Effort to redraw online copyright rules receives furious response Internet giants Google, Facebook and a wide range of organizations from Pinterest to Kickstarter to Wikimedia have responded ..

Everything new coming to Android O - Yahoo -

Google I/O 2017 has been absolutely packed with announcements, but the company isn't done yet. More than an hour into the event, Google has revealed some of the exciting new features coming in Android 8.0 (aka Android O). And don't ..

Updates to Google Photos ensure youll actually see those party photos .. - Arstechnica -

Forgot to share photos of your party with friends? Google Photos will help.

All the new Google Home features we learned about at I/O - Arstechnica -

Google's Amazon Echo competitor is gradually becoming more capable.

Google brings 45 teraflops tensor flow processors to its compute cloud - Arstechnica -

Up to 256 chips can be joined together for 11.5 petaflops of machine-learning power.

The Google Assistant comes to iOS - Arstechnica -

New standalone Google Assistant app has voice command interface.

Google's Android Now Powers More Than 2 Billion Devices - Slashdot -

At Google's developer conference IO 2017, CEO Sundar Pichai said Android is now running on more than two billion active devices. The milestone, Pichai said, Google achieved this month. CNET adds: It took three ..

Google Lens knows more about whats in your photos than you do - Arstechnica -

What flower are you snapping a photo of? Google can tell you that.

Find My Device is Googles new app to find your lost phone - Yahoo -

Moments before the start of the Google I/O developer conference, Google put its new device-finding app up on the Google Play Store. It's named "Find My Device," which is going to draw a few comparisons to Apple's ..

GE Appliances to get Google voice control .. - CNA - 17/05

Channel NewsAsia GE Appliances to get Google voice control option Channel NewsAsia The Google Home smart home hub, shown here at a New York pop-up store in ..

SAP puts its heads in multiple clouds - Theregister -

Google, Azure and AWS all on board, the latter in a VMware-like managed service SAP's decided the time is right for its cloud to play nicely with other clouds.

Google I/O 2017: Android O, Fuchsia OS and .. - Indianexpress - 17/05

The Indian Express Google I/O 2017: Android O, Fuchsia OS and everything else to expect The Indian Express Google, Google I/O 2017, Google I/O, Google I/. ..

Chrome on Windows has credential theft bug - Theregister -

.SCF files present ID, password to fetch icons for attack file Google's Chrome team is working to fix a credential theft bug that strikes if the browser is running on Microsoft Windows.

Cray dips toe in supercomputing-as-a-service - Theregister -

Gene research a test market for cloudy graph engine With AWS, Google, and IBM's Watson already camped in the high-performance cloud business, it's hardly surprising that Cray would tread carefully as a late entrant into the ..

US judges say you can Google Google, but you can't google Google - Theregister -

The Chocolate Factory is spared the aspirin treatment by the 9th District Court Google has won the rights to keep its name a proper trademark after a US court found its search engine is not quite ..

HTC Launches 'U11' Squeezable Smartphone With Snapdragon 835 CPU, No .. - Slashdot -

HTC has officially launched its newest flagship smartphone today, the U11. While it has competitive specifications for a flagship smartphone of 2017, such as a 5.5-inch, Quad HD display, and ..

Genericide assault to nullify the Google trademark fails - Arstechnica -

Google doesnt lose trademark even if it is a generic term for searching the Web.

Big Banks Will Fall First To AI, China's Most Famous VC Predicts - Slashdot -

An anonymous reader writes: Wall Street will be one of the first and largest industries to be automated by artificial intelligence, predicts Kai-Fu Lee, China's most famous venture capitalist and former ..

Google launches Cloud IoT Core service for enterprises - Computerworld -

Google today unveiled a cloud platform service to help organizations collect vital data from billions of Internet of Things devices. The service, Google Cloud IoT Core, is designed to help enterprises, including ..

Liveblog: Google I/O 2017 starts May 17 at 1pm ET - Arstechnica -

See the next version of Android O, and a ton of other new stuff!

2 big asterisks to Google's Android upgrade fix - Computerworld -

Pay much attention to headlines, and it'd be easy to fall under the impression that Google had finally found the fix to the age-old problem of Android upgrades. You've seen the news by now, right? Ahead of the I/O ..

Microsoft Azure almost doubles infrastructure cloud market presence - Theregister -

Familiarity and dual-cloud strategies breeds growth Competition for enterprise IT spend is intensifying with Microsoft and Google applying pressure to AWS.

UK gave Googles DeepMind access to patient data without legal basis - Arstechnica -

"We haven't shared patient data with other Google products, services," says DeepMind boss.

Google Assistant App for iOS Will Reportedly .. - Ndtv - 16/05

NDTV Google Assistant App for iOS Will Reportedly Be Launched at I/O 2017 NDTV In a new development, Google Assistant is reportedly coming to iOS soon. ..

Android could power your next Volvo or Audi - Computerworld -

Your next car could be a giant Android device on wheels. Normally, when you're driving you aren't looking at your phone (and if you are -- stop!). But all that is about to change, since Android will be powering the ..

Volvo to partner with Google on connected .. - MalayMail - 16/05

Malay Mail Online Volvo to partner with Google on connected cars Malay Mail Online Volvo with Android OS and Google services. Handout via AFPSTOCKHOLM, ..

HTC U11 hands-onA squeezable, all-glass device with dual hotword support - Arstechnica -

Want Google? Say "Ok Google." Want Alexa? Say "Hey Alexa." This $650 phone has both.

Google DeepMind's 1.6m UK medical record slurp 'legally inappropriate' - Theregister -

Privacy watchdog scolds hospital for using unproven AI app to diagnose Brits Google's use of Brits' medical records to train an AI and treat people was legally "inappropriate," says Dame Fiona ..

Should You Leave Google Chrome For the Opera Browser? - Slashdot -

mspohr shares a report written by Jason Koebler via Motherboard who makes the case for why you should break up with Chrome and switch to the Opera browser: Over the last few years, I have grown endlessly frustrated ..

Former Obama Justice Department official slams Sessions over drug .. - Yahoo -

Vanita Gupta, the former head of the U.S. Justice Departments Civil Rights Division, called Attorney General Jeff Sessions harsh new sentencing policy incredibly disappointing in an interview Monday. ..

Google I/O 2017 Is Coming: What To Expect .. - Gizmodo - 16/05

Gizmodo Australia Google I/O 2017 Is Coming: What To Expect From The Future Of Android And Chrome Gizmodo Australia Google's annual I/O developer ..

At Google I/O, enterprises may get A.I. they can put to work - Computerworld -

As Google I/O, the search giant's major developer conference, gets ready to kick off on Wednesday, enterprises will be curious to see if Google offers new artificial intelligence technology they can put to ..

Google Owns the Classroom - Slashdot -

An anonymous reader writes: The NYT's Natasha Singer has a fascinating, provocative look at "How Google Conquered The American Classroom." "[M]ore than half the nation's primary- and secondary-school students -- more than 30 million children -- ..

Netflix Says No To Unlocked Android Smartphones - Slashdot -

An anonymous reader writes: Last week Netflix app started showing up as "incompatible" on the Play Store for rooted and unlocked Android devices. However, the app itself continued to work fine, leading some to think it ..

Google-blessed Android infotainment system comes to the car - Arstechnica -

Move over Android Auto: vehicles can now run Android directly as an OS.

Giant spawn hammer on Antarctica map. Thanks, Google Waze - Theregister -

Crowdsourcing is the future of (pubic) navigation Some anonymous clown has drawn a, well, giant spawn hammer on Antarctica by using Googles crowdsourced map-n-satnav app Waze.

Lyft and Googles Waymo team up to fight Uber, and it just might work - Yahoo -

Even asUber continues to trip over its own feet in just about every way possible, the company is one of the frontrunners in the race to mainstream self-driving vehicle technology. As Google-owned ..

Google Cloud boss to speak at ... hang on, Nutanix conference? - Theregister -

Storage firm is going hybrid cloud Nutanix has booked Google Cloud supremo Diane Greene to talk at its .NEXT 2017 conference , leading to speculation that a deal possibly around hybrid cloud is being cooked ..

Google Tracker 2017All the stuff Google has in the works ahead of Google .. - Arstechnica -

Prepare yourself for the big show with our annual giant list of company projects.

Monday Tech Wrap: Microsoft, Uber, Google - .. - Forbes - 15/05

Forbes Monday Tech Wrap: Microsoft, Uber, Google Forbes Microsoft has criticized governments and intelligence agencies for stockpiling ..

Amazon Echo Is Poised To Change Business As .. - Forbes - 15/05

Forbes Amazon Echo Is Poised To Change Business As Much As The iPhone Forbes Last week Amazon announced Echo Show, a major upgrade of its Echo smart ..

Driverless cars: Waymo and Lyft partner to .. - Itpro - 15/05

IT PRO Driverless cars: Waymo and Lyft partner to take on Uber IT PRO Autonomous cars - they've been a staple of science fiction for years, appearing in ..

Google's 'Project Treble' Could Lead To Faster Android Updates - Slashdot -

Thelasko quotes a report from Ars Technica: Ahead of Google I/O, Google has just dropped a bombshell of a blog post that promises, for real this time, that it is finally doing something about Android's ..

Google acquire the award winning Job .. - Pcgamesn - 13/05

PCGamesN Google acquire the award winning Job Simulator developer Owlchemy Labs PCGamesN Google have continued its expansion into the world of virtual reality, ..

Google Found Over 1,000 Bugs In 47 Open Source Projects - Slashdot -

Orome1 writes: In the last five months, Google's OSS-Fuzz program has unearthed over 1,000 bugs in 47 open source software projects... So far, OSS-Fuzz has found a total of 264 potential security vulnerabilities: 7 ..

Google Maps Now Uses Street View To Show You Exactly Where To Make Turns - Slashdot -

Google Maps has received a small design update that will show Street View images of every road you're supposed to turn onto. "If you tap the image, Street View will open up to that location, ..

Google I/O 2017: What to Expect - Ubergizmo - Ubergizmo - 13/05

Ubergizmo Google I/O 2017: What to Expect Ubergizmo So far every year for the past few years without fail Google has hosted its annual Google I/O event, and ..

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Slap incident spawns more drama; Red Granite seeks .. - Mkini
Malaysiakini (subscription) Slap incident spawns more drama; Red Granite seeks 1MDB settlement Malaysiakini (subscription) Blogger Raja Petra Kamaruddin, who has been a staunch defender of Najib, launched a surprised attack on treasurer-general Irwan Serigar Abdullah whom the prime minister had ..
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The big confusion that will be GE14 - Free Malaysia .. - FMT
Free Malaysia Today The big confusion that will be GE14 Free Malaysia Today Malaysia's political standards are taking a dive, to an extent way beyond our comprehension, the latest being PAS's decision to sever ties with PKR although showing reluctance to let go of its Selangor state posts. Like ..

Times Square: Navy veteran Richard Rojas charged with .. - ABC
ABC Online Times Square: Navy veteran Richard Rojas charged with murder after running over New York pedestrians ABC Online The man who steered his car onto a footpath in Times Square, New York, killing one person and injuring 22 others, has been charged with one count of murder and multiple ..

Bank Negara: More measures possible to deepen .. - Thestar
The Star Online Bank Negara: More measures possible to deepen financial markets The Star Online KUALA LUMPUR: Bank Negara is not ruling out the possibility of introducing another round of measures, if needed, to deepen Malaysia's financial market, says governor Datuk Seri Muhammad Ibrahim. For now, ..

Galaxy S8 And Galaxy S8 Plus Have Been Announced In .. - Androidhl
Android Headlines Galaxy S8 And Galaxy S8 Plus Have Been Announced In China Android Headlines It was reported a couple of days ago that the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus flagship will launch in China on May 25, and it seems like that report was a bit off, as the two devices have just been ..
Tech Hack    

Zomato says hacker agrees to destroy 17 million user .. - Indiatimes
Economic Times Zomato says hacker agrees to destroy 17 million user details, taken off dark web marketplace Economic Times 'The hacker has been very cooperative with us...his/her key request was that we run a healthy bug bounty program for security researchers,' the blog stated, which the ..
Wireless Mobile    

CNBC Launches a Conversational App for the Google .. - Cnbc
CNBC CNBC Launches a Conversational App for the Google Assistant on Android Phones and iPhones CNBC "We are very excited to be a launch partner for Actions on Google for the Google Assistant on Android phones and iPhones ," said Deep Bagchee, Senior Vice President of CNBC Product and Technology . ..
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Uber Threatens to Fire Star Engineer in Legal Battle .. - Nytimes
New York Times Uber Threatens to Fire Star Engineer in Legal Battle Over Driverless Cars New York Times A self-driving Uber car in Pittsburgh last year. Uber has been accused by Waymo of conspiring with a former Google engineer to steal trade secrets from Google. Credit Gene J. ..
Automotive Future    

2018 Nissan Leaf teased - Motor Authority - Motorauthority
Motor Authority 2018 Nissan Leaf teased Motor Authority Look for elements borrowed from Nissan's IDS concept car unveiled at the 2015 Tokyo auto show , such as the V-Motion grille and floating roof. The current Leaf with its 107-mile range is now well behind rivals such as the Chevrolet Bolt EV and ..