Tag: Google

Thanks to a Hornet Attack, J.R. Smith’s 1st Golf Tournament as a Collegiate Athlete Didn’t Exactly Go As Planned

G/O Media may get a commission As ESPN explains it, the 36-year-old Smith became a victim of a hate crime on his third hole: His tee shot went off the fairway and became embedded in pine straw. He found the ball, but his pull cart’s wheel rolled over the the nest. Smith darted away from […]

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Google unveils cybersecurity programs and action team

The Transform Technology Summits start October 13th with Low-Code/No Code: Enabling Enterprise Agility. Register now! By the end of 2021, cybercrime is expected to cost the world $6 trillion. And by 2025, this figure will climb to $10.5 trillion, according to Cybersecurity Ventures. There’s been a rash of recent high-profile cyberattacks, including Colonial Pipeline, the SolarWinds […]

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Google debuts new data-powered cloud analytics products

The Transform Technology Summits start October 13th with Low-Code/No Code: Enabling Enterprise Agility. Register now! Today during its Google Cloud Next 2021 conference, Google unveiled a range of data-focused products including Intelligent Product Essentials and enhancements to Vertex AI, BigQuery, Contact Center AI (CCAI), and DocAI. The new analytics and industry solutions are designed to […]

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Google rolls out new Workspace and distributed computing capabilities

The Transform Technology Summits start October 13th with Low-Code/No Code: Enabling Enterprise Agility. Register now! Google today at Google Cloud Next 2021 revealed that Workspace (formerly G Suite) is expanding with enhancements to Google Meet, Chat, and Spaces. In a related announcement, the company detailed Distributed Cloud, a portfolio of solutions designed to extend infrastructure […]

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Leaked Press Materials Claim Google Pixel 6 Will Be 80% Faster Than The Pixel 5

Come October 19th, Google will officially launch its next flagship phone, the Google Pixel 6 series. Google launches new Pixel phones every year so that’s kind of to be expected, but this is the first Pixel phone that will be using Google’s new Tensor chipset, so that’s kind of exciting. But how does the Tensor […]

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Why can’t Google’s algorithms find any good news for queer people?

If you’re interested in reading about the global suffering of queer people I’ve got just the place for you. It’s called “Google News.” Today’s actually an off day for the product. Typically, if you take a gander at the “LGBTQ+”topic in Google News you’ll find that about 90% of the stories surfaced by the platform’s […]

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AI lab DeepMind becomes profitable and bolsters relationship with Google

The Transform Technology Summits start October 13th with Low-Code/No Code: Enabling Enterprise Agility. Register now! DeepMind, the U.K.-based AI lab that seeks to develop artificial general intelligence, has finally become profitable, according to the company’s latest financial report. Since being acquired by Google (now Alphabet Inc.) in 2014, DeepMind has struggled to break even with […]

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Google Pixel 6 to Feature 50MP Primary Camera, Magic Eraser, Face Deblur, and More

Google is scheduled to announce the Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro on October 19th. Ahead of that, UK retailer Carphone Warehouse accidentally made the landing pages of these phones live ahead of time, revealing almost everything about them. The retailer has since pulled the landing pages, but we have plenty of screenshots detailing everything […]

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Google Maps Wants To Save Earth From 1 Million Tons Of CO2 Emissions Annually With Eco-Friendly Routes

Google today announced a new feature for its Maps service. The app will now show the most fuel-efficient route to your destination even if it isn’t the fastest. The update uses AI as well as insights from the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) to show users the greenest route to their […]

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Why Big Company Fintech Innovation Is So Hard

Spanish banking giant Banco Santander is shutting down its cross-border money transfer service, PagoFX. This piece originally appeared in FIN, James Ledbetter’s fintech newsletter. This week witnessed major fintech pullbacks by two of the largest multinational companies in the world. The Spanish banking giant Banco Santander is shutting down PagoFX, the cross-border money transfer service it announced […]

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Feds Sue Google Data Sharing Contractor For Alleged Racial Discrimination Against Black Employees Including 2 Who Were Fired For Complaining

NewsOne Featured Video Source: boonchai wedmakawand / Getty Owners and operators of a construction site in  Clarksville, Tennessee, are finding out the hard way that Black workers are not putting up with the racist work environments many of them are used to being able to maintain with white supremacist impunity. The company is now facing […]

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Google commits $1M to new Linux Foundation open source security rewards program

The Transform Technology Summits start October 13th with Low-Code/No Code: Enabling Enterprise Agility. Register now! Let the OSS Enterprise newsletter guide your open source journey! Sign up here. Google has announced that it’s sponsoring a new open source security program hosted by the Linux Foundation. The Secure Open Source (SOS) Rewards pilot program provides financial incentives for developers working on security […]

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