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Another blow for Uber in its legal battle against Waymo

By : CIOL Writers

Uber was ordered by Magistrate Judge Jacqueline Scott Corley on Thursday to hand over the unredacted term sheet of its agreement with Otto to Waymo. The judge said there was no basis for Uber to censor parts of the document because there was no privileged

Google Photos will keep your private photos hidden with new ‘Archive’ feature

By : CIOL Writers

With more than 500 million monthly active users, Google Photos has been rolling out useful features on its service lately. At the recently held Google I/O 2017 developer conference, the tech giant unveiled AI-powered sharing suggestions and a Google Lens

Android Pay reportedly to launch in India this year through UPI

By : CIOL Writers

After the launch of Samsung Pay, Google too looks set to bring its Android Pay platform to India later this year. According to an ET report, following in the footsteps of WhatsApp and Stripe, the search engine company is preparing to anchor

Google, IBM, Lyft collaborate on open source project Istio

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Google, IBM, and Lyft have announced the launch of  Istio, a new open platform that allows developers a vendor-neutral way to connect, secure, manage and monitor networks of different micro services on cloud platforms. “Istio is the result of a joint

Google’s AlphaGo AI beats the world’s best human Go player

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Google’s AI AlphaGo was at its best yet again defeating Ke Jie, the world’s number one Go player, in the first game of a three-match series in Wuzhen. Though the win was by just half a point, post match Google’s DeepMind CEO Demis

Get ready for a VR browsing experience with Daydream Euphrates

By : CIOL Writers

Now Google wants you to spend more time online, only with a VR headset. Even the idea of surfing through floods of information with a VR headset sounds crazy enough to excite all of us! On the second day of

Google announces Android Pay expansion to new markets, Assistant based transactions, and new Payments API

By : CIOL Writers

The second day of Google I/O 2017 saw tech giant announcing a slew of new payments features including a new Google API that will enable fast checkouts in apps and online, payments with Google Assistant, Android Pay extension to new markets

Ola launches Progressive Web App to drive growth in smaller towns

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In a bid to drive growth in smaller towns and cities, cab-aggregator Ola has launched Progressive Web App (PWA), a lightweight mobile website that offers users an app-like experience on simple smartphones, requiring a fraction of the data used by native

Google partners HTC and Lenovo to create standalone VR headset platform

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Along with the plethora of exciting new products and services, Google, on Wednesday teased a new standalone virtual reality headset that does not need to be paired with a smartphone or any other device. Google VR head Clay Bavor announced the new headsets in

A sneak peek at the plethora of services unveiled at Google I/O conference

By : CIOL Writers

Kicking off the three-day Google annual I/O Developers’ Conference in Mountain View, California, Google CEO Sundar Pichai announced a slew of new products and services including upcoming projects for Android, Web and iOS developers. Obviously, Pichai started with the numbers.

Now it will be Google Assistant vs Siri

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Google Assistant, which has only been available on selected Android phones and Google Home so far, is reportedly planning to make entry into iOS. Citing a source familiar with the matter, Bloomberg report says the tech giant is expected to

Intel, Salesforce, eBay, Sony and others join the grand AI partnership club

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Adding more ammunition to the grand AI alliance, Intel, Salesforce, eBay, Sony, SAP, McKinsey & Company, Zalando and Cogitai are joining the Partnership on AI, a collection of companies and non-profits that have committed to share best practices and communicating openly

Microsoft’s Emma Watch is likely to help people diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease

By : CIOL Writers

Though there is no cure for Parkinson’s disease, a neurological disorder, many companies are launching initiatives to help the people diagnosed with it live better lives. Joining the list of many, Microsoft has unveiled the Emma Watch, a wrist-wearable created

Google places its bet on the most successful VR game studios, Owlchemy Labs

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Google now backs one of the most successful VR game studios, Owlchemy Labs. Yes, Google has acquired the game studios that is best known for developing popular HTC Vive launch game Job Simulator and Rick and Morty: Virtual Rick-ality. In

Alphabet reports strong Q1 on the back of booming advertising business

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Outperforming Wall Street expectations, Google’s parent company Alphabet posted the first-quarter earning reports on Thursday. While Wall Street was expecting earnings of $7.40 per share on revenue of $24.2 billion, Alphabet posted earnings of $7.73 per share on revenue of $24.8

Google starts ‘Solve for India’ program to energize entrepreneurs and developers in tier II cities

BANGALORE, INDIA: Internet today provides an opportunity to everyone to pursue their passion and create solutions to solve for the real problems of India. For instance, Jaipur based Nishant Patni’s Hello English app has helped 95 lakh Indian natives learn

Google opens up Classroom to make teaching easier

By : CIOL Writers

Google is opening up its Classroom educational service to allow anyone create new classes, attend classes, or manage assignments. While earlier, opening new classes required you to have a G Suite for education account, now you only need a personal Google account to

Google updates Search tool to take on fake news

By : CIOL Writers

After launching multiple initiatives, Google is now turning to its most powerful weapon to combat fake news- Search, where it receives something around 5.5 billion search queries per day. The Search giant has announced some structural changes to its renowned search engine,

Google’s internal incubator, Area 120 working on a salon booking app- Appointments

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Google’s internal startup incubator, Area 120 is a busy place, testing, developing new things every day. Unveiled last year, the creative organisation has so far created many projects including personal stylist app Tailor, a voice messenger Supersonic, and most recent Uptime

YouTube Kids now available on smart TVs

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Now parents will have more device options to run YouTube Kids for their children, instead of just a smartphone. YouTube Kids, the children-friendly version of Google’s popular YouTube video app is now expanding to a bunch smart TVs from Samsung, Sony