A report in New Scientist describes for the first time Google’s algorithm-driven effort to understand the world, Knowledge Vault.
Iliad is raising support from Microsoft and Google to acquire T-Mobile.
In an effort to clamp down on online bullying, a judge in Brazil has ruled that Google must delete the Secret app from the Play Store and user’s handsets.
YouTube to launch YouTube Music Key, while Google updates Play Music All Access to Google Play Music Key. Likely to sell both Music Key subscription services together for $10/month.
According to a new report from The Information, Google may soon allow those under 13 to sign up for Google services with parental permission.
Google has been on a string of acquisitions, snapping up tech startups that have the potential to either gain traction or to contribute their intellectual property to the search giant’s own offerings. One of these tech startups is Jetpac, a platform that algorithmically scans Instagram photos to come up with city guides made up of photos from certain groups of people. For instance, you may get “10 Outdoor Activities in Hong Kong” or guides from groups like intellectuals, skateboarders or businesspeople. The effectiveness of the algorithm in getting you photos from your desired group of people may be debatable, although as…
New functionality hitting Google Search allows users to issue voice commands in up to five languages at a time.
Verizon admits to scanning accounts for child pornography.
The Android platform version numbers for August are out, showing steady growth for KitKat and a very small increase for the antiquated Gingerbread.
While the Android platform is #1 in the consumer market (and the world), some would say you haven’t won unless you can take over enterprise.