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What the Hell Is This Freaky Mutant Google's AI Made?

Gizmodo - ‎10 hours ago‎
Were you on the internet yesterday? Do you remember Graham, the wide, fleshy, multi-nippled creature of your nightmares disguised as a way to raise awareness for road safety?

Top trending Google questions and searches for the week 22/07

Ten Eyewitness News - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
Despite a relatively lacklustre premiere, the new science fiction/supernatural/horror series released by Netflix last Friday has been slowly gaining a following, rocketing up the charts of Google this week. Staring Winona Ryder, the show, based in the ...

Dear Google, the future is fewer people writing code

TechCrunch - ‎19 hours ago‎
Google recently launched Project Bloks - a “platform” that will enable developers, educators and designers to work together in order to build “physical programming experiences” for children.
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Google's New App Brings Hundreds of Museums to Your Phone

WIRED - ‎21 hours ago‎
Google's Cultural Institute wants to change that. In the past five years, the initiative has teamed up with more than 1,100 institutions to bring artwork, artifacts, and 360-degree museum tours online.
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Google leverages its user base to improve Google Maps

Business Insider - ‎6 hours ago‎
Google announced Thursday that it's leveraging its user base of more than 1 billion people to improve the accuracy and personalization of its Google Maps app. Users will soon be able to share location details more easily and confirm suggested edits ...
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Google is selling businesses AI-powered language analysis on tap

The Verge - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
Google has fallen behind in the cloud computing market, outpaced by rivals like Microsoft and Amazon. However, the company hopes it can win new customers by offering not only computing power on tap, but also artificial intelligence.

Google's AI pitch to commercial customers

The Australian - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
A core part of Google's cloud strategy is artificial intelligence. Wednesday, Google said it would start letting cloud customers tap into two software programs it has used internally to draw meaning from text and convert speech to text.

11 Google projects that could change the world

Business Insider Australia - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
How exactly does Google plan to bring the internet anywhere and everywhere? Balloons! The balloons will fly 60,000 to 90,000 feet in the air, or two to three times higher than aeroplanes fly.

Machine Vision's Achilles' Heel Revealed by Google Brain Researchers

MIT Technology Review - ‎16 hours ago‎
One of the best machine vision systems is Google's Inception v3 algorithm, which has a top 5 error rate of 3.46 percent.

8 Of The Best Google Offices Around The World

The Urban (press release) (registration) - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
Being at the cutting edge of technology and amongst the most desired companies to work for has long spurred Google and others to implement some of the best offices going.
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S&P At Highs Before Critical Earnings Week: Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google Report, What's Next?

Forbes - ‎5 hours ago‎
Stocks finished the week with the S&P 500 closing at a new all-time high. Is the market prepared for next week's gargantuan earnings revelation?
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Hacker who targeted celebrity Apple and Google accounts sentenced six months in prison

AppleInsider (press release) (blog) - ‎2 hours ago‎
Details of Helton's technique were not disclosed, though prosecutors said victims received account verification emails they believed were from Apple and Google. The messages included a link to a malicious webpage posing as a legitimate account login ...
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Verizon Still an Ad Laggard to Google, Facebook After Yahoo Deal

Bloomberg - ‎9 hours ago‎
If it gains Yahoo, Verizon will have spent almost $10 billion for the right to chase ad leaders Google and Facebook. It has some advantages: a carrier's view into your phone location, buying habits and interests like favorite sports teams to better ...
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Google searches for third-party presidential candidates are up over 1000%

MarketWatch - ‎18 hours ago‎
Searches for “third party candidate 2016” soared by 1,150% in the past week during the Republican National Convention, according to Google Trends. The spike shown in the below chart spiked toward the end of what was at times a raucous and bizarre ...

Google wants to use your toilet and bathtub to monitor your health

Business Insider Australia - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
A Google patent published Thursday outlines embedding sensors into different parts of the bathroom, like the toilet seat and bath mat, to measure how healthy your heart is.
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Google Play's new delta algorithm reduces size of Android app updates

VentureBeat - ‎13 hours ago‎
Google says that for approximately 98 percent of app updates from the Play Store, only deltas to APK files (the changes between the current version and the new versions) are downloaded and merged with the existing files, reducing the size of updates ...

Google is using DeepMind's AI to slash its enormous electricity bill

Business Insider Australia - ‎Jul 20, 2016‎
Google has finally revealed a commercial use for DeepMind - a British artificial intelligence company it acquired for over $600 million in 2014.

One chart that explains Alphabet, Google's parent company

Business Insider UK - ‎1 hour ago‎
It is the parent company of Google, and was created in October 2015 in a huge overhaul of the Californian tech giant. (The change was first announced in August 2015, but took time to come into effect.