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Facebook hires Kevin Lo, former general manager of Google Fiber, to join its connectivity team   —  Kevin Lo will help Facebook wheel and deal in its efforts to bring more people online.  —  Facebook has brought in Kevin Lo, the former general manager for Google Fiber …
Jun 24, 2016, 7:30 PMIn context
David Ruddock / Android Police:
Source: Google is building a live support app with screen-sharing for Nexus devices   —  A long-standing gap in the Nexus device feature-set for “normal” buyers has been live on-device support.  In the event you need help setting up your Nexus smartphone - a smartphone you bought on the internet …
Jun 24, 2016, 5:25 PMIn context
Brooks Barnes / New York Times:
YouTube Red acquires its first big-budget Hollywood-produced series, based on dance drama Step Up from Lionsgate   —  LOS ANGELES — YouTube Red, the Google-owned paid streaming service, has acquired its first big-budget, Hollywood-produced television drama, moving it into more direct competition …
Jun 24, 2016, 3:30 PMIn context
Kim Zetter / Wired:
Researchers find Chrome vulnerability that may allow hackers to download videos from streaming sites like Netflix or Amazon Prime   —  For years Hollywood has waged a war on piracy, using digital rights management technologies to fight bootleggers who illegally copy movies and distribute them.
Jun 24, 2016, 11:30 AMIn context
Danny Sullivan / Search Engine Land:
Google's RankBrain machine learning system is now used to process every search query, up from processing less than 15% of the queries last year   —  Google is now using its RankBrain machine learning system to process every query that the search engine handles, and the system is changing the rankings of lots of queries.
Jun 24, 2016, 12:00 AMIn context
Steven Levy / Backchannel:
Inside Google's “ML Ninja” program for teaching its coders AI techniques as it looks to apply machine learning across the company's products   —  Carson Holgate is training to become a ninja.  —  Not in the martial arts—she's already done that.  Holgate, 26, holds a second degree black belt in Tae Kwon Do.
Jun 23, 2016, 11:55 PMIn context
Alyson Shontell / Tech Insider:
Cadre raised $68M over the past year and a half from Peter Thiel, Jack Ma, Yuri Milner, others for its real estate trading platform for high-wealth individuals   —  A few miles east of Manhattan, in Astoria Queens, a suite of residential buildings that house millennials and retail stores was recently purchased for $60 million.
Jun 23, 2016, 3:40 PMIn context
Paul Sawers / VentureBeat:
Google and Udacity launch an Android Basics course for novice coders, which costs $199/month and features input from Google experts   —  Online education company Udacity has partnered with Google to introduce a new course covering the basics of Android programming.
Jun 23, 2016, 12:10 PMIn context
Mark Bergen / Recode:
Google Fiber to acquire Webpass, an ISP that focuses on apartment complexes and businesses, serves San Francisco, Miami, Boston, Chicago, and San Diego   —  Deal gives the Alphabet unit a foothold in apartments and businesses.  —  To take on the big internet service providers, Google Fiber is scooping up a small one.
Jun 22, 2016, 8:30 PMIn context
Abner Li / 9to5Google:
Google will soon list possible health conditions when you search for symptoms, will start rolling out the changes on mobile in coming days   —  From sport results to maps, Google Search now shows a lot more than just 10 blue links.  Especially useful on mobile, Knowledge Graph aims …
Jun 21, 2016, 11:55 AMIn context

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