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Google goes green over Danish data centre
Published in News
Wednesday, 21 November 2018 11:26

Google goes green over Danish data centre

 

Green Vikings are the new black

Google will invest almost $700 million in a Danish data centre powered by  green energy.

Google patents VR trainers
Published in IoT
Tuesday, 20 November 2018 11:58

Google patents VR trainers


You can move in any direction without going outside

Search engine outfit Google has patented a pair of trainers which allow you to walk in VR. This means that IT nerds will never have to go “outside” again, with all the attendant dangers that brings.

Tim Cook defends multibillion-dollar Google search deal
Published in News


I know I am normally banging on about privacy but…

Apple’s supreme Dalek Tim Cook has been called out over his company’s privacy hypocrisy after singing the praises of a multibillion-dollar search deal with Google.

Google Schafts disaster robot unit
Published in IoT
Friday, 16 November 2018 12:09

Google Schafts disaster robot unit


Human Robots not working for Google

Google’s Schaft, which develops bipedal robots to helping in disaster efforts, is being shut down.

Waymo to start first driverless car service
Published in Transportation
Wednesday, 14 November 2018 12:09

Waymo to start first driverless car service


The beginning of a new error

Humanity may take its first paid ride into the driverless car age in a few weeks.

Google develops foldable phone software for Android
Published in Mobiles


Baked in

Google has developed software for foldable displays which are coming out from the likes of Samsung.

Google wants to prove quantum supremacy
Published in PC Hardware
Tuesday, 06 November 2018 11:53

Google wants to prove quantum supremacy


Asks NASA for help to check if its quantum cat is dead and alive

Google wants NASA to help it prove quantum supremacy within a matter of months.

20th Century Fox uses AI to judge popular movies
Published in AI


What could go wrong?

Movie studio 20th Century Fox is using AI to predict what films people will want to see.

Google misses on quarterly revenue estimates
Published in News


Margins erode like dust in the wind

Google parent Alphabet missed analysts’ quarterly revenue estimates for the first time in at least two years and reported continuing erosion of its operating margin.

Google asked Andy Rubin to quit for being a sex pest
Published in News


But still gave him a hero’s farewell and a pile of cash

The creator of Android, Andy Rubin, was asked to leave Google for being a sex pest, but the search engine did its best to pretend everything was great.