Google Home AI speaker is coming to the UK to challenge Amazon Echo – CNBC

CNBCGoogle Home AI speaker is coming to the UK to challenge Amazon EchoCNBCGoogle is releasing an artificial-intelligence powered, voice-activated device in the U.K. on April 6 to compete with the Amazon Echo. The Google Home is a hands-free smart device powered by the Google Assistant. Using voice commands, consumers can …Google Home launches in the UK …

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Keller @ Large: Google's Turn To Be Exposed – CBS Boston / WBZ

CBS Boston / WBZKeller @ Large: Google's Turn To Be ExposedCBS Boston / WBZThe Wall Street Journal reported that “a week after Google apologized for running customers' advertisements alongside objectionable videos, triggering a change in policy, its YouTube site is still rife with examples that are angering big advertisers … Source: GOOGLE

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Revealed: Google Chrome has a secret tongue-in-cheek message for heavy porn users – Daily Mail

Daily MailRevealed: Google Chrome has a secret tongue-in-cheek message for heavy porn usersDaily MailGoogle Chrome's 'Incognito mode' offers internet users a way to browse the web without fear of any activity appearing in their history. In Chrome's normal browser, after opening 100 tabs the tab counter is replaced with a smiley face, as can be …

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Google Hopes To Hire More Black Engineers By Bringing Students To Silicon Valley – KUNC

KUNCGoogle Hopes To Hire More Black Engineers By Bringing Students To Silicon ValleyKUNCGoogle has a diversity problem. For the past few years, the company has publicly shared its workplace makeup in a report detailing the race, gender and ethnicity of each employee hired the previous year. Last year, while the number of black employees …and …

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Google Hopes To Hire More Black Engineers By Bringing Students To Silicon Valley – NPR

NPRGoogle Hopes To Hire More Black Engineers By Bringing Students To Silicon ValleyNPRIt's clear from the numbers. Google has a diversity problem. For the past few years, the company has publicly shared its workplace makeup in a report detailing the race, gender and ethnicity of each employee hired the previous year. Last year, while …and …

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Great Google apps you didn't know you needed – Greenbot

GreenbotGreat Google apps you didn't know you neededGreenbotAndroid is a Google product, after all. And your phone almost certainly came with Google Maps and Gmail, for example. Honestly, you may think you have too many Google apps. But you're wrong. The Google apps that came pre-installed on your device are …and more » Source: GOOGLE

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Google and pals plough $27m into tiery-eyed storage startup Avere – The Register

The RegisterGoogle and pals plough $27m into tiery-eyed storage startup AvereThe RegisterAvere, the filer and public cloud storage accelerator supplier, has scored a $27m E-round of funding, with Google proper providing some of the funds. Avere, founded in 2006, accelerates access to files in NAS arrays by using a multi-tiered media … Source: GOOGLE

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Google Duo's new audio calls feature is now available to all users – TechCrunch

TechCrunchGoogle Duo's new audio calls feature is now available to all usersTechCrunchThe initial launch came as part of a series of product launches specific to Brazil, and Google, at the time, teased that an international expansion was just days away. It ended up taking almost a week, but now Duo users outside of Brazil have …

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Google Ventures Hires First Entertainment, Media Advisor In Craig Kornblau – Deadline

DeadlineGoogle Ventures Hires First Entertainment, Media Advisor In Craig KornblauDeadlineEXCLUSIVE: Google Ventures, the venture capital arm of Google founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin's Alphabet, Inc., has just hired its first advisor in the entertainment and media space. The company known only now as GV was founded in 2009 and has … Source: GOOGLE

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Google Home launches in the UK on April 6th priced at £129 – The Verge

The VergeGoogle Home launches in the UK on April 6th priced at £129The VergeGoogle originally launched its Home speaker and assistant back in November in the US, and the search giant is already bringing it to other countries. Today sees the launch of Google Home in the UK, a natural expansion market for an English …

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Truecaller adds payments and Google Duo video calls in move to rival WhatsApp in India – TechCrunch

MashableTruecaller adds payments and Google Duo video calls in move to rival WhatsApp in IndiaTechCrunchAt a press event in India, Truecaller's largest market based on its 150 million users, the company announced a series of partnerships, including a tie-in with Google which will see the U.S. firm's Duo newly launched video calling feature integrated …Truecaller …

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More families of Orlando nightclub victims sue Google – New York Post

FortuneMore families of Orlando nightclub victims sue GoogleNew York PostA lawyer for the families said last week's giant ad boycott of Google and its YouTube operation will help prove his case. YouTube and social-media outfits such as Facebook and Twitter make it too easy for terror groups like ISIS to spread their beliefs …Why the …

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​Australia now has its own 'Google Tax' – ZDNet

ZDNet​Australia now has its own 'Google Tax'ZDNetThe Australian government has legislated a new Diverted Profits Tax (DPT), which is expected to prevent the practice of multinational organisations shifting profits made in Australia offshore to avoid paying tax. The DPT will hit multinationals with …Australia now officially has a 'Google tax': Diverted Profits Tax law passed …

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KartaGPS isn't Google Maps, but it's damn good at finding tacos – TNW

TNWKartaGPS isn't Google Maps, but it's damn good at finding tacosTNWFor all the things Google Maps does well, finding new locations isn't one of them. Sure, it's great at the finding part, but overloading me with options while I'm trying to find a taco really isn't what I'm looking for in most cases. It's the …

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Google's YouTube ad controversy should scare investors – MarketWatch

MarketWatchGoogle's YouTube ad controversy should scare investorsMarketWatchGoogle does not break out YouTube independent of the rest of the Google business, even though YouTube is believed to rival the annual revenue of Netflix Inc. NFLX, +1.44% and bring in as much as four times the revenue of Twitter Inc. TWTR, -0.99% In …Google's Growing Ad Boycott Could …

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Facebook, Google, Twitter pressured to do more to fight terrorism on platforms – USA TODAY

USA TODAYFacebook, Google, Twitter pressured to do more to fight terrorism on platformsUSA TODAYU.K. Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson told the The Sunday Times the failure of Google and other Internet platforms to remove terrorist content was "disgusting." “They need to stop just making money out of prurient violent material," he said. European …and more » Source: …

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Google wants bigger gulp from strained aquifer under coastal South Carolina – Charleston Post Courier

Charleston Post CourierGoogle wants bigger gulp from strained aquifer under coastal South CarolinaCharleston Post CourierThe S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control has Google's application on hold while its staff scrambles to finalize a groundwater management plan that has been in the works for years. The plan would reset current "capacity" rules for who can … …

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Could Google give fintech apps a needed boost? – American Banker

American BankerCould Google give fintech apps a needed boost?American BankerFintech companies that have developed products for the undeserved have a big challenge — reaching their intended customers. Google and the Center for Financial Services Innovation are hoping to change that. The tech giant and CFSI, a nonprofit …The Google Pixel does not existPhone ArenaHere are five …

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Could Google give fintech apps a needed boost? – American Banker (subscription)

American Banker (subscription)Could Google give fintech apps a needed boost?American Banker (subscription)Fintech companies that have developed products for the undeserved have a big challenge — reaching their intended customers. Google and the Center for Financial Services Innovation are hoping to change that. The tech giant and CFSI, a nonprofit …The Google Pixel does not existPhone ArenaHere …

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Why Breitbart shows up in Google 'Top stories' – Business Insider – Business Insider

Business InsiderWhy Breitbart shows up in Google 'Top stories' – Business InsiderBusiness InsiderGoogle recently ruffled some feathers when a post from Breitbart News, the controversial news outlet associated with the alt-right, appeared in its “Top stories” …Just google it: The student project that changed the worldBBC Newsall 5 news articles » Source: GOOGLE

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Google is fighting with Symantec over encrypting the internet – TechCrunch

TechCrunchGoogle is fighting with Symantec over encrypting the internetTechCrunchGoogle, which has accused Symantec and its partners of misissuing tens of thousands of certificates for encrypted web connections, quietly announced Thursday that it's downgrading the level and length of trust Chrome will place in certificates issued …About: Symantec Corporation (SYMC)Seeking AlphaGoogle Outlines Plan to Reject Symantec's …

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Google's Waymo Is Testing Self-Driving Minivans in the Snow – Fortune

FortuneGoogle's Waymo Is Testing Self-Driving Minivans in the SnowFortuneWaymo, the Google self-driving car project that officially became a company in December, is taking its Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid minivans out of the mild environment of Silicon Valley and putting it in more challenging conditions. Waymo CEO John Krafcik … Source: GOOGLE

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Google Play pilot test in US introduces a 'free app of the week' section – TechCrunch

TechCrunchGoogle Play pilot test in US introduces a 'free app of the week' sectionTechCrunchApple began offering a “free app of the week” back in 2012 as a means of highlighting some of the App Store's best titles and encouraging users to start downloading. Google, belatedly, is following in Apple's footsteps with its own newly launched …

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Google Play pilot test in US introduces a “free app of the week” section – TechCrunch

TechCrunchGoogle Play pilot test in US introduces a “free app of the week” sectionTechCrunchApple began offering a “free app of the week” back in 2012 as a means of highlighting some of the App Store's best titles, and encourage users to start downloading. Google, belatedly, is following in Apple's footsteps with its own newly launched …

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Google billionaire Eric Schmidt shares his top 3 tricks for building wealth – CNBC

CNBCGoogle billionaire Eric Schmidt shares his top 3 tricks for building wealthCNBCWhile a significant amount his wealth comes from stock he received as Google's CEO, the billionaire credits a few personal finance strategies with helping build his net worth. Here are the three tips Schmidt says any professional can use to make and …and more » …

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Howard University is opening a campus at Google headquarters to get more black engineers in tech – Business Insider

Business InsiderHoward University is opening a campus at Google headquarters to get more black engineers in techBusiness InsiderStarting this summer, one of the nation's largest historically-black colleges will set up a satellite campus at Google headquarters in an effort to bring more black computer science students into the tech industry. Roughly 25 to 30 rising …

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Why the YouTube Ad Boycott Could Cost Google $750 Million – Fortune

FortuneWhy the YouTube Ad Boycott Could Cost Google $750 MillionFortuneThe growing boycott of YouTube by advertisers could cost its parent company Google as much as $750 million in revenue, according to one Wall Street investment firm. Over the past few weeks, a wide range of major consumer brands have pulled their ads …Analysts predict the YouTube …

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Google to Launch a New Application to Enable Small Groups to Collaboratively Edit Pictures; GChat Set to Close – MarTech Advisor

MarTech AdvisorGoogle to Launch a New Application to Enable Small Groups to Collaboratively Edit Pictures; GChat Set to CloseMarTech AdvisorGoogle is experimenting with a new application that lets small size groups to edit photos together. It will be a combination of Snapchat and Path filters with imaging smarts of Google. The name of the application …

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