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Greg Hartrell / Official Android Blog:
Google Play Books debuts Bubble Zoom, which uses machine learning to detect and expand speech bubbles in comic books, starting with some Marvel and DC volumes   —  Whether it's reading up on the origins of Justice League or enjoying a reboot like Invincible Iron Man, we all love our heroes …
Jul 21, 2016, 2:45 PMIn context
Ron Amadeo / Ars Technica:
Moto Z review: huge price increase, no 3.5mm headphone jack, slow OS updates, and lame modules make it hard to recommend   —  The first Moto flagship under Lenovo's rule isn't a compelling one.  —  Under Google, Motorola was one of our favorite OEMs.  The company delivered bang-for-your-buck hardware …
Jul 21, 2016, 12:50 PMIn context
Nirav Mehta / Google Lat Long:
Google Maps adds more ways to add missing places and suggest edits to existing information   —  Each day, we make million of updates to Google Maps throughout the world.  But it's still not enough to ensure that every single restaurant, shop or landmark worldwide has the most accurate information possible.
Jul 21, 2016, 11:35 AMIn context
Stephanie Condon / ZDNet:
Google Cloud Platform debuts 2 machine learning APIs in beta: a natural language API that lets devs perform sentiment & syntax analysis, and a Cloud Speech API   —  The Natural Language API enables sentiment and syntax analysis, as well as entity recognition.
Jul 21, 2016, 10:35 AMIn context
Jack Clark / Bloomberg:
Google says DeepMind-powered AI has improved its datacenters' power usage efficiency by 15%   —  Game-playing AI coordinates data center tasks like cooling  —  DeepMind efficiencies cover part of cost of 2014 acquisition  —  Google just paid for part of its acquisition of DeepMind in a surprising way.
Jul 20, 2016, 12:10 PMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
A history of Facebook Messenger as it reaches 1B monthly users five years after its debut; 17B photos are now sent through the service each month   —  Facebook's gamble of forcing users to download Messenger has paid off.  Despite the backlash, Messenger has doubled its user count in 20 months …
Jul 20, 2016, 11:05 AMIn context
Saritha Rai / Bloomberg:
Facebook testing option that allows users to download videos for watching offline in India   —  Facebook Inc. is piloting a feature in India allowing users to save videos to watch offline, chasing a similar program from Google's YouTube, as the companies attempt to crack a market ridden with poor internet connectivity.
Jul 20, 2016, 8:10 AMIn context
Mark Scott / New York Times:
Google is spending almost half a billion dollars by 2017 to remake its image in Europe   —  A yearlong digital training course for Irish high school teachers started in 2014.  A fund to help European news outlets adapt to the web popped up in 2015.  And in March, a virtual reality exhibition began …
Jul 19, 2016, 9:30 AMIn context
Stephanie Condon / ZDNet:
Google says government requests for user data reached an all-time high: more than 40K in 2nd half of 2015, with US issuing 12.5K requests affecting 27.1K users   —  Governments from around the globe made 40,677 requests for user data from Google during the last half of 2015.
Jul 18, 2016, 11:05 PMIn context
Issie Lapowsky / Wired:
Clinton has assembled a tech team of over 50 engineers and developers for her presidential campaign, while Trump just focuses on using social media   —  Giving up Google wasn't easy for Stephanie Hannon, if it's easy for anyone.  A person can get used to the big salary, cushy perks …
Jul 17, 2016, 5:20 PMIn context

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