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Google Builds Its First Chip Just For Machine Learning

Forbes - ‎3 hours ago‎
Last week's Google GOOGL -0.20% IO conference generated a lot of interesting news. One of the more intriguing items was the revelation that Google is building its own chip for machine learning (ML). The Google chip is designed to work with Google ...

Zirx chief: Hey, Uber, Google and Amazon could be coming for you

CNBC - ‎11 hours ago‎
Perhaps Alphabet's Google unit or Amazon (or even both) may one day offer ride-hailing services to directly compete with industry-leading Uber, said Sean Behr, founder and CEO of Zirx, a provider of technology and people to move, store and service cars ...
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Annoying change coming to Google Maps - ‎May 25, 2016‎
This week the company quietly announced changes to two of its most widely used services, offering businesses the chance to pay for featured advertisements in and Google Maps. In a blog post, Google senior ads vice president Sridhar ...
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Meet the execs running Google's most important products

Business Insider - ‎9 hours ago‎
Even though Google doesn't get to work on internet balloons or futuristic cities anymore after blowing up its corporate structure last fall, there's still plenty going on inside the search giant.
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The Most Commonly Misspelled Word in Every State, According to Google

TIME - ‎6 hours ago‎
Google crunched data from its search engine to put together this map that shows which spellings people search for the most frequently in each state.
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Google honors legendary swing dancer in doodle

CNET - ‎9 hours ago‎
That's why Google is honoring the 102nd birthday of one of the great innovators in swing dancing, Frankie Manning. Today, Google has made its doodle, created by Nate Swinehart, one that celebrates Mannings' acrobatic style, showing dance partners ...
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Google's plan to kill passwords

CNNMoney - ‎11 hours ago‎
Dan Kaufman, the director of Google's (GOOGL, Tech30) Advanced Technology and Projects team, recently announced that the company was working with "several very large financial institutions" to test out new password-replacement technology.
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Google to start shipping modular smartphone Project Ara

Dezeen - ‎10 hours ago‎
US technology giant Google has demonstrated a current prototype of its modular smartphone Project Ara and announced it will begin shipping developer editions later this year (+ slideshow).
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Google is making the same mistake now that Microsoft did in the 90s

Macworld - ‎14 hours ago‎
In so many ways, Google is the modern equivalent of Microsoft. It makes a operating system used by the majority of the market, running on an array of hardware from many vendors.

Well played, Google: Advertisers (finally) get more device bidding controls

Search Engine Land - ‎12 hours ago‎
Well played, Google: Advertisers (finally) get more device bidding controls. The most widely disparaged aspect of Advanced Campaigns is eliminated at last.

The Schmidt's hit by the fan: Alphabet investor sues Google bigwigs over EU antitrust ruckus

The Register - ‎6 hours ago‎
An Alphabet shareholder is suing company executives - including exec chairman Eric Schmidt, CEO Larry Page, and president Sergey Brin - for their roles in Google's EU antitrust case. Robert Jessup has filed suit [PDF] in a California state court ...
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Google Announces New Services and Products

Voice of America (blog) - ‎May 25, 2016‎
Using advanced technology, Google Assistant can communicate as if it were a real person. For example, someone is standing in front of a sculpture and asks Google Assistant, "Who is the artist?" The service would know where the person asking the ...

Google teams up with Levi's to create interactive denim jacket

Dezeen - ‎5 hours ago‎
Google has used its Jacquard technology to weave conductive threads into a Levi's jacket, turning its sleeves into touch-sensitive panels that can be used to control electronic devices (+ movie).
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Google might start shaming companies that take too long to update their Android phones

CNET - ‎15 hours ago‎
Sick of waiting for your phone to get the latest version of Android? So is Google, apparently. To help speed the process, the tech giant may start shaming companies that take too long to bring fresh versions of Android to their devices.

Amazon to Battle Google With New Cloud Service for AI Software

Bloomberg - ‎15 hours ago‎ Inc. is testing a new service that will make it easier for businesses to run artificial intelligence software on computers rented from the company, people familiar with the situation said, stepping up competition with Alphabet Inc. unit ...
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Google Now Controls 12 Percent of All Global Media Spend

Adweek - ‎10 hours ago‎
Alphabet controls 12 percent of all global media spend, which primarily comes from Google and YouTube's ad sales. The company collects $60 billion in U.S.
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Hands On: ZTE Axon 7, the First Google Daydream VR Phone

PC Magazine - ‎13 hours ago‎
ZTE's new Axon 7 may be a Daydream become real: Google's Daydream VR platform, to be exact. The newest flagship from the sometimes No.

Gchat Was the Future of Messaging, But Google Didn't Know What It Had

Slate Magazine (blog) - ‎11 hours ago‎
Of course Google didn't invent instant messaging. To deny the importance of AOL Instant Messenger (AIM) would be to deny the formative experiences of most millennials.