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Kate Conger / TechCrunch:
Court denies Levandowski's request to use Fifth Amendment to prevent full disclosure of documents concerning Uber's purchase of Otto   —  Anthony Levandowski, the engineer at the center of the legal battle between Google and Uber over driverless car technology, has suffered a setback.
Apr 25, 2017, 5:00 PMIn context
Frederic Lardinois / TechCrunch:
Google and Intertrust debut PatentShield, which takes equity in return for helping startups defend against patent litigation by using their large IP portfolios   —  Google and Intertrust today announced the launch of PatentShield, a new program that aims to help defend startups from patent litigation …
Apr 25, 2017, 3:25 PMIn context
Danny Sullivan / Search Engine Land:
Google allows users to report offensive autocomplete suggestions and Featured Snippets, will show more authoritative content for obscure and infrequent queries   —  Google knows it has a search quality problem.  It's been plagued since November with concerns about fake news …
Apr 25, 2017, 10:25 AMIn context
Mark Walton / Ars Technica UK:
Google announces series of YouTuber-led “Internet Citizens” workshops in the UK designed to tackle the spread of online hate speech and fake news   —  Google has announced a series of workshops designed to apparently tackle the spread of online hate speech and fake news.
Apr 25, 2017, 7:55 AMIn context
Andrew J. Hawkins / The Verge:
Waymo to offer free rides in its self-driving minivans to residents of Phoenix, Arizona as part of an “early rider program”, available to users today   —  Major milestone for the Google spin-off  —  Starting today, residents of the greater Phoenix metropolitan area can sign up to go for a ride in a self-driving minivan.
Apr 25, 2017, 6:20 AMIn context
Ginny Marvin / Marketing Land:
Google adding TV ad inventory to DoubleClick Bid Manager, letting advertisers measure video campaigns across digital media and linear TV   —  In a new test, advertisers will be able to buy linear TV spots programmatically via DBM.  —  To allow advertisers to buy and compare video ad performance …
Apr 24, 2017, 11:50 PMIn context
Sean O'Kane / The Verge:
Xiaomi-backed Yi Technology debuts Yi Halo, a $17K 17-camera VR rig made in partnership with Google that can shoot stereoscopic video in 8K at 30FPS   —  Plus a promising new 360-degree consumer camera from Yi Technology  —  Chinese company Yi Technology has made a name for itself …
Apr 24, 2017, 2:10 PMIn context
Davey Alba / Wired:
Inside Google's ads quality rater program, where contractors rush to flag and label inappropriate YouTube content for $15 per hour, while training Google's AI   —  Every day across the nation, people doing work for Google log in to their computers and start watching YouTube.  They look for violence in videos.
Apr 23, 2017, 11:25 PMIn context
Ari Levy / CNBC:
Groq, a stealth startup founded by Google Tensor Processing Unit project engineers and Chamath Palihapitiya, has raised $10.3M   —  Google has slowly been pulling back the curtain on homegrown silicon that could define the future of machine learning and artificial intelligence.
Apr 22, 2017, 12:10 PMIn context
Mark Bergen / Bloomberg:
Sources: Google and partners in Coalition for Better Ads are working on a tool designed for publishers to filter some ads; IAB head says tool isn't ad blocker   —  A Chrome feature to filter ads is coming — just don't call it an ad-blocker.  —  After seven months of work …
Apr 21, 2017, 8:55 PMIn context

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