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Google: The Future Is No Longer Mobile, It’s Artificial Intelligence

By | Oct 4, 2017 at 3:50 pm

Goodbye mobile first, hello AI first. Today at the Made by Google event, the company not only released new hardware, they made it crystal clear that the future of technology isn’t what’s in your hand, but the lines of code within. For each new…

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Google Clips Is the Perfect Camera for Parents and Pet Owners

By | Oct 4, 2017 at 3:00 pm

Imagine a camera that learns to automatically capture little moments so you can just go on living. At the Made by Google event the company released a surprise for parents of pets and kids: Google Clips. Clips is a new hands-free camera that helps…

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Startup With Google Provides Business Resources for Founders

By | Sep 20, 2017 at 1:30 pm

Google has launched a new website compiling a ton of resources for startups. While it’s a little self-advertising — the search giant’s name features prominently in the site’s title, Startup with Google — the site contains a wealth of information. Any early-stage founders looking…

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6 Ways Google Voice Search is Shaping E-Commerce

By | Sep 2, 2017 at 10:30 am

Be it Cortana, Siri, or Alexa, more and more people are switching to using Google voice search when surfing the web. And since it is a matter of paramount importance to follow the trend when you are a business owner, beefing up on voice…

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YouTubeTV Now Reaching Half of U.S. Households

By | Aug 18, 2017 at 11:30 am

This week Google announced the expansion of their YouTubeTV offering in 14 new locations and pre-announced 17 new cities will gain access in the coming weeks. As a result of the latest expansion, YouTube TV will now be accessible in half of U.S. households,…

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Inclusivity Won’t Bend the Knee to Google Engineer’s Anti-Diversity Rant

By | Aug 7, 2017 at 11:30 am

Over the weekend, an internal document at Google had effectively gone viral within the tech company’s workforce. The memo, penned by one of Google’s senior software engineers, thoroughly and perhaps excessively explains that the tech company’s diversity initiatives need to be replaced in favor…

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How Google and Facebook Are Quality Controlling the Internet

By | Aug 4, 2017 at 10:30 am

The internet’s frenemy power couple, Google and Facebook, are back at it. The duopoly has long held an iron grip on the closed internet: As general internet use has shifted from the open web to the siloed apps of mobile, Google and Facebook’s influence…

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Now Google Maps Even Covers the International Space Station

By | Jul 20, 2017 at 1:30 pm

Planning a trip to the International Space Station (ISS) anytime soon? Now you can look up your destination ahead of time on Google’s near-omniscient Maps feature, just as you can for practically anywhere else on Earth. Google Maps has just added the ISS. Using…

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Google Is Trying to Be Wikipedia, and They’re Failing

By | Jul 14, 2017 at 10:50 am

Ever search for a phrase or a definition only to find Google offer up the answer in a handy snippet of information right below your query but in front of the first search result? It’s an algorithmic process that’s designed to use Google’s massive…

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Google Demo Day 2017: Stackfolio, Waymark the Favorites Among 13 Startups

By | Jun 9, 2017 at 11:57 pm

Yesterday, I attended Google Demo Day 2017, an event in San Francisco produced with the support of Google for Entrepreneurs that showcased 13 startups from North America. Startups were nominated by partners from the Google for Entrepreneurs’s North American Tech Hub Network and hand-picked by…

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Google Just Uncovered a Massive Ad Fraud Network in Their App Store

By | May 30, 2017 at 4:30 pm

Google just located and removed 41 Android apps — all from a single developer — that secretly included malware in each download. The apps used infected Android phones to auto-click on ads, and the number of downloads makes this possibly the largest mobile ad…

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4 Tips to Get More Stars on Your Google Seller Ratings

By | Apr 25, 2017 at 10:30 am

Online reviews provide the first impression many consumers get of brands. Just as important as reviews, however, are star ratings. On Google, a seller’s star rating appears next to search results, showing at a glance what consumers think of the brand. To enjoy better…

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Why So Many Companies Are Using A.I. To Search Google

By | Feb 24, 2017 at 9:15 am

Artificial intelligence (A.I.) is here to stay. The genie is out of the bottle, so to speak, and that is mostly a good thing. Bill Gates has even called it the “holy grail” of technological advancement. But while headlines focus on the science fiction…

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How Google’s Self-Driving Cars Got Way Smarter in 2016

By | Feb 6, 2017 at 8:30 pm

The future of self-driving cars seems to be moving in a promising direction. According to a report from the California Department of Motor Vehicles, Google’s self-driving vehicles demonstrated a significant decrease in reliance on human drivers last year. The California DMV requires all companies…