Tag: Google

Google launches Agent Assist for Chat in preview

Join Transform 2021 this July 12-16. Register for the AI event of the year. Google today launched Agent Assist for Chat in public preview, an extension of its Contact Center AI platform that provides call center agents with support via text, in addition to calls. First announced in September, Agent Assist attempts to identify customers’ […]

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Josh Hawley and the GOP’s Fake War Against Big Tech

Where Hawley is most afar afield is in talking about content moderation. This is a broad, thorny issue that essentially concerns what kinds of posts a social network should allow and what kind it shouldn’t. Big companies like Facebook employ thousands of third-party content moderators who help keep social networks free of the flood of […]

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Google Cloud and Vodafone partner on data analytics

Join Transform 2021 this July 12-16. Register for the AI event of the year. (Reuters) — Mobile operator Vodafone Group and Alphabet’s Google Cloud entered a strategic partnership to jointly develop data services, Vodafone said on Sunday. About 1,000 workers in Britain, Spain and the United States will be to asked by both companies to […]

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AI Weekly: How the power grid can benefit from intelligent software

Join Transform 2021 this July 12-16. Register for the AI event of the year. Google parent Alphabet’s “moonshot” X lab announced last week at the White House Leaders Summit on Climate that it’s working on a project for the electric grid. Over the past three years, the lab says it has been investigating “new computational […]

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Google-led paper pushes back against claims of AI inefficiency

Join Transform 2021 this July 12-16. Register for the AI event of the year. Google this week pushed back against claims by earlier research that large AI models can contribute significantly to carbon emissions. In a paper coauthored by Google AI chief scientist Jeff Dean, researchers at the company say that the choice of model, […]

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Will Tesla survive Elon Musk’s bumbling leadership?

Incompetent isn’t a word you’d normally use to describe one of the most financially successful human beings in history, but here we are. Yes, I’m talking about billionaire business magnate Elon Musk. On the one hand, Musk has a brilliant once-in-a-generation intellect. He’s the architect and driving force behind several incredibly successful tech companies ranging […]

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Ma’Khia Bryant’s Death Highlights Racial Disparities In Policing Shootings

Children carry a sign at a Black Lives Matter protest as it makes it’s way through downtown in response to the police shooting of MaKhia Bryant on April 21, 2021 in Columbus, Ohio. The 16-year-old Black girl was shot and killed by police who had been called to the scene of a disturbance. (Photo by […]

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‘You Can’t Be Pro-Black and Anti-LGBTQIA+’: The Root Presents It’s Lit! Talks The Prophets With Robert Jones Jr.

Illustration: Angelica Alzona, Photo: Alberto Vargas (RainRiver Images) It’s Lit!It’s Lit!Where all things literary live at The Root In a country where Black lives are consistently under threat, it is in some ways understandable that many of us are weary of revisiting America’s original sin, chattel slavery. The legacy of that painful history remains so […]

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Google rolls out new AI-powered features for Meet

Join Transform 2021 this July 12-16. Register for the AI event of the year. Google today announced a number of updates to Google Meet, including a refreshed user interface, features powered by AI, and tools that aim to make meetings more engaging. Among the highlights is a data saver mode that limits data usage on […]

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A Roundup of Conservative White Tears After the Derek Chauvin Verdict

Candace OwensPhoto: Jason Kempin (Getty Images) I’m not sure why some white people hate justice so much when it comes to Black death, but alas, here we are in an America in which Macklemore won the Best Rap Album Grammy over Kendrick Lamar. Advertisement Yesterday was a difficult day for some white people. Notice I’m […]

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Google launches AI-powered document processing services in general availability

Join Transform 2021 this July 12-16. Register for the AI event of the year. Google today announced that several of its cloud-based, AI-powered document processing products have become generally available after launching in preview last year. DocAI platform, Lending DocAI, and Procurement DocAI, which have been piloted by thousands of businesses to date, are now […]

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How To Export Your Gmail Contacts

One of the awesome things about today’s technology is the fact that a lot of it is in the cloud. This means that syncing up data is quick and painless and lets you move from one device to another, or one service to another. For the most part, we expect these cloud services to operate […]

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Google is ‘Having a Party’ in Honor of Luther Vandross’ 70th Birthday and We’re Here for It

Google Doodles celebrates Luther Vandross’ 70th Birthday with Artwork by Sam Bass.Screenshot: YouTube/Google Doodles OK. So maybe Google isn’t having an actual party, but the headline is correct in its initial sentiment. Advertisement Today the world is in fact honoring the man who took over the airways in the ‘80s with his velvety-smooth vocals: Luther […]

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The Root Presents: It’s Lit! Learns How to Get Good With Money With Tiffany Aliche

Illustration: Angelica Alzona, Photo: Tinnetta Bell It’s Lit!It’s Lit!Where all things literary live at The Root How’s your money these days? It’s a loaded question ask, but given the impact of the ongoing global pandemic upon our physical, mental, and financial health, it’s a necessary one. Too many of us are stuck, running at a […]

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