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20.05.2019
15:49 NewScientist.ComBlacklisting Huawei from Android upgrades will end up hurting Google

Huawei may end up making its own operating system, after Donald Trump put the company on a blacklist forcing Google to revoke its Android licence

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14:51 Phys.orgGoogle v Huawei hits millions of smartphone users

Hundreds of millions of smartphone users will be affected by Google's decision to sever its Android operating system ties with Chinese handset maker Huawei.

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14:03 Yahoo ScienceGoogle Glass Finds a New Home at the Factory

(Bloomberg) -- Remember Google Glass?

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12:58 TechnologyReview.comGoogle has blocked Huawei from using Android in any new phones

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12:19 ScienceNewsDaily.orgGoogle Suspends Business With Huawei Following US Government’s Blacklisting

Huawei is in all sorts of trouble. According to a report from Reuters, it seems that Google has suspended their business dealings with the company following the US government officially blacklisting ...

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12:19 ScienceNewsDaily.orgGoogle and Android system start to cut ties with Huawei

US internet giant Google, whose Android mobile operating system powers most of the world's smartphones, said Sunday it was beginning to cut ties with China's Huawei, which Washington considers ...

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09:09 Phys.orgGoogle and Android system start to cut ties with Huawei

US internet giant Google, whose Android mobile operating system powers most of the world's smartphones, said Sunday it was beginning to cut ties with China's Huawei, which Washington considers a national security threat.

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17.05.2019
22:08 LiveScience.comHow Does Google Earth Work?

Google Earth allows us to track our changing world. By providing powerful geomapping and tagging tools to everyone, anyone can explore and model the Earth like never before.

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20:19 GizmagAlphabet s Wing set to launch drone deliveries in Helsinki next month


Google's parent company Alphabet is moving ahead with plans to service Helsinki with flying robotic couriers, today announcing the launch of a forthcoming delivery drone service for the Finnish capital. Sometime in the coming weeks, residents of the city will be able to order food items by phone, to have them dropped off by Wing drones.
.. Continue Reading Alphabet's Wing set to launch drone deliveries in Helsinki next month Category: Drones Tags: Alphabet Delivery drone Google Project Wing

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16.05.2019
17:55 Technology.orgVideo doorbell with a Raspberry Pi and Google Duo

Use Google Duo and a Raspberry Pi to build a video doorbell for your home so you can

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01:49 ScienceNewsDaily.orgWhite House escalates war against Facebook, Google and Twitter with a campaign asking users to share stories of censorship

The White House on Wednesday embarked on an unprecedented effort to collect names, contact information and other details about Americans who say that Facebook, Google and Twitter censor their ...

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15.05.2019
21:51 ScienceNewsDaily.orgGoogle is replacing Bluetooth Titan Security Keys because of a vulnerability

Google has issued a security advisory for its Bluetooth Titan Security Keys that is serious enough for it to replace them for free. The company says that there is a “misconfiguration ...

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11:25 ScienceNewsDaily.orgGoogle will pay owners of faulty original Pixel phones up to $500

A group of OG Pixel and Pixel XL owners filed a lawsuit against Google back in 2018 accusing the company of knowingly selling devices with faulty microphones. Now, the tech giant has ...

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10:09 Phys.orgOnline complaint system used by Google and Twitter is like the 'Wild West'

The online complaint system used by web giants like Google and Twitter is a 'Wild West' with evidence of abuse by complainants, according to a new study from Queen Mary University of London.

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09:34 Yahoo ScienceGoogle's Legal Head Makes Privacy Pitch for Search Business

In search ads, where the Alphabet Inc. unit makes most of its profit, more than 90% of the value is in the search itself “because it provides such a strong signal," Kent Walker told journalists in Munich during the unveiling of a security center in the German city. Google dominates online advertising, with about $116 billion in ad sales last year.

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09:10 Yahoo ScienceMacron, Ardern to Meet Twitter, Facebook, Google on Hate Speech

French President Emmanuel Macron and New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern called for the meeting after the March 15 Christchurch mosque shootings, in which 51 people were killed by a right-wing extremist who’d posted racist manifestos online and then live-streamed his rampage. Facebook Inc. and Alphabet Inc.’s YouTube were widely criticized for failing to quickly remove the video.

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14.05.2019
19:28 Yahoo ScienceGoogle Makes New Push to Bolster Travel-Related Searches

Aiming to change that, Google will launch a more unified travel product to integrate flight and hotel search functions, while organizing people’s travel plans and saving research. Alphabet Inc.’s Google also plans to “surface” more travel data on Google Maps, and incorporate hotel and restaurant reservations for customers who are logged on. Google made the announcement Tuesday at a marketing conference in San Francisco.

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18:49 ScienceNewsDaily.orgSpotify launches the Google Docs of podcasting - CNET

With things like audio editing that's as simple as rearranging phrases in a transcript, Spotify's Soundtrap for Storytellers wants to democratize podcasting.

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13:55 Yahoo ScienceGoogle opens German center to improve data privacy

LONDON (AP) — Google opened a privacy focused engineering center in Munich, Germany, on Tuesday, its latest move to beef up its data protection credentials as tech companies' face growing scrutiny of their data collection practices.

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13.05.2019
16:51 ScienceNewsDaily.orgGoogle Play Store Now Suggesting Users To Uninstall Unused Apps

We all have a ton of apps on our phone, some more than others. However, like most people, there is a chance that at the end of the day, there are only a handful of apps that we might use on ...

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16:51 ScienceNewsDaily.orgGoogle Pixel Performance May Be Crippled By Google's Digital Wellbeing Feature

Does your Pixel device feel like it is harboring untapped performance potential? Is it acting sluggish at times, or have you noticed any unusual stuttering? If so, the culprit could be Google's ...

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16:41 Yahoo ScienceGoogle Jumps Into Gene Editing: 5 Things You Need to Know

Verily, Alphabet's life science venture, has switched gears to enter the wonkiest industry it could find.

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10.05.2019
17:20 ScienceNewsDaily.orgIndia is investigating Google over alleged Android abuse

More than 95 percent of the smartphones that ship in India run Android operating system, according to industry estimates. Now the Indian antitrust watchdog is convinced that the nation should ...

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10:30 GizmagGoogle Pixel 3a and 3a XL vs. Pixel 3 and 3 XL


Google's Pixel phones have traditionally been high-end devices, but for the first time the company has launched a pair of mid-range phones – the Pixel 3a and 3a XL. These strip out a few premium features of the current flagships, the Pixel 3 and 3 XL, in favor of an easier-to-swallow price tag. But just what do you get and what do you lose? Here, New Atlas compares the specs and features of the Pixel 3 and 3 XL with the Pixel 3a and 3a XL.
.. Continue Reading Google Pixel 3a and 3a XL vs. Pixel 3 and 3 XL Category: Mobile Technology Tags: comparison Google Google Pixel Phone Phone Comparisons Pixel Product Comparison

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09.05.2019
21:30 ScienceNewsDaily.orgQualcomm And Google Join Forces For Smart Headsets With Assistant And Fast Pair

Considering that many smartphone OEMs have abandoned 3.5mm headphone jacks on their smartphones in a bid to save space and "embrace the future," many consumers have skipped over adopting USB-C ...

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18:29 ScienceNewsDaily.orgGoogle's Now Letting Users Pay for Android Apps With Cash

While credit cards are rampant in the United States, it’s not necessarily the case in other countries where cash is still king. At this year’s Google I/O developer conference, the tech giant ...

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16:52 ScienceNewsDaily.orgSingapore 'fake news' law could hurt innovation: Google

Technology giant Google said Thursday Singapore's new law against "fake news" could hurt innovation, a crucial element in the high-tech sector which the government is developing as an economic ...

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14:25 Phys.orgSingapore 'fake news' law could hurt innovation: Google

Technology giant Google said Thursday Singapore's new law against "fake news" could hurt innovation, a crucial element in the high-tech sector which the government is developing as an economic growth driver.

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12:11 Phys.orgGoogle I/O: Cheaper Pixel 3a, Android Q, smartphone addiction tools, Nest Hub Max

Even after all these years, the first thing that likely comes to mind when you think Google is search. Google has long been about way more than that, of course, and the annual Google I/O developer conference, now underway in Mountain View, California, is where the Alphabet-subsidiary previews new hardware, software and other products.

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11:11 Gizmag4th-gen Beoplay A9 upgrades include Google Assistant and AirPlay 2 multi-room


Bang & Olufsen has upgraded its wireless Beoplay A9 speaker (again), retaining the tried and true form, but building significantly upon the technology, including adding Google Assistant integration and Adaptive Room Compensation. Oh, and the power cable is now fabric coated.
.. Continue Reading 4th-gen Beoplay A9 upgrades include Google Assistant and AirPlay 2 multi-room Category: Home Entertainment Tags: Apple Audio Audiophile Bang Olufsen Google Assistant Hi-fi Luxury Speaker Speakers Wireless

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08.05.2019
17:27 ScienceNewsDaily.orgGoogle Confirms Pixel 3a And Pixel 3a XL Aren't One-Offs, Folding Phone In Development

Yesterday, Google announced its Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL mid-range smartphones which rock a Qualcomm Snapdragon 670 SoC, 4GB of RAM, 64GB of internal storage and the familiar two-tone design ...

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14:59 TechnologyReview.comGoogle has promised to make it easier to protect your privacy

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13:22 ScienceNewsDaily.orgPixel 3A vs. Pixel 3: how the specs compare for Google’s latest phones

Google just took the wraps off its latest smartphone: the Pixel 3A, a cheaper version of its flagship Pixel phone that starts at just $400, or roughly half of what the more powerful ...

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13:22 ScienceNewsDaily.orgGoogle unveils Nest Hub Max, a bigger Google Home Hub with a camera

Outside of the Pixel 3a and 3a XL announcement, the only other hardware announcement at Google I/O was the Nest Hub Max. The Hub Max is a bigger Google Home Hub with bigger sound and a camera. ...

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10:45 Yahoo ScienceGoogle debuts privacy controls, principles at I/O event

The announcements were dotted throughout nearly two hours of product updates from the search giant at its annual Google I/O developers' conference. Google also launched its lowest priced smartphone yet, the Pixel 3a, and demonstrated upcoming capabilities for its virtual assistant, such as car rental and movie ticket bookings by voice commands. Google has been fending off some of the growing legislative and regulatory pushes in the United States and elsewhere to regulate data privacy and other issues core to its business model.

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03:13 Yahoo ScienceGoogle's Upgraded Digital Assistant Brings Privacy Trade-Offs

The company has always offered a trade-off between convenience and privacy, but the latest Google Assistant technology unveiled at the I/O event in Mountain View, California, increases this tension. Engineering executive Scott Huffman showed off a "Personal References" capability that helps the Assistant better understand users’ relationships to other people, places and dates.

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03:00 GizmagGoogle launches the mid-range Pixel 3a and an upgraded Nest Hub Max smart display


It's Google I/O week, and while the annual developer conference tends to focus on software updates, today Google unveiled a couple of new hardware products as well: the mid-range Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL smartphones, and a Nest Hub Max smart display.
.. Continue Reading Google launches the mid-range Pixel 3a and an upgraded Nest Hub Max smart display Category: Mobile Technology

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03:00 GizmagGoogle I/O 2019: Artificial intelligence and Android Q lead Google s software updates


As it does every year, Google has used its I/O developer event to showcase some of the software upgrades coming to its products over the next 12 months – there was a heavy emphasis on artificial intelligence and machine learning, as well as news on more features coming to Android Q.
.. Continue Reading Google I/O 2019: Artificial intelligence and Android Q lead Google's software updates Category: Mobile Technology Tags: Android Artificial Intelligence Google Google I/O Mobile

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07.05.2019
22:54 Phys.orgGoogle promises better privacy tools, smarter AI assistant

Google announced updates for its artificially intelligent voice assistant and new privacy tools to give people more control over how they're being tracked on the go or in their own home.

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21:56 Yahoo ScienceGoogle Debuts Cheaper Pixel Phones After Premium Handsets Flop

Slower processors and cheaper materials helped Google price the Pixel 3a with a 5.6-inch screen at $399. The larger Pixel 3a XL has a 6-inch screen and costs $479. The search giant announced the new phones at its I/O conference in Mountain View, California, after previewing the devices to Bloomberg News a week earlier at its headquarters.

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21:29 ScienceNewsDaily.orgYou don't have to say 'Hey, Google' to shut off your alarm anymore

Sometimes, the smallest changes are the most welcome ones. Google has removed the requirement to say "Hey, Google" before turning off an alarm, streamlining the Assistant ...

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21:19 Yahoo ScienceGoogle demos car bookings by voice assistant at annual I/O event

Alphabet Inc's Google business on Tuesday offered a preview of voice technology that lets users make rental car bookings with just a simple ask of the company's virtual assistant tool. The capability, which Google demonstrated with National Car Rental's website, builds on the company's push over the last two years to integrate more artificial intelligence-fueled features into its virtual helper, Google Assistant. It also works with movie ticket bookings and aims to free users from manually filling out forms on websites, Google Chief Executive Sundar Pichai said on stage at Google I/O, an annual event held near the company's headquarters in Mountain View, California.

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20:52 ScienceNewsDaily.orgNext-gen Google Assistant is crazy fast

It's been a year since Google first introduced Duplex, its automated reservation making feature for Assistant. The AI phone caller has rolled out to customers in 44 states, as ...

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19:51 ScienceNewsDaily.orgGoogle expected to show off new hardware, AI at annual event

Google CEO Sundar Pichai is expected to showcase much-anticipated updates to the company's hardware lines and artificial intelligence Tuesday during his keynote at the company's annual I/O conference ...

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18:40 Yahoo ScienceWhat to Expect From This Year's Google I/O Developer’s Conference

To make that case, Google will first have to fix Android, a mobile operating system that’s wildly popular but hobbled by security flaws. While Google can give consumers more choice over how data is used for Search, Maps and other services, it doesn’t have the same control over Android. The mobile operating system powers far more devices than rival Apple Inc. But Apple exerts far more control over security patches and other software updates for iPhones.

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16:38 Yahoo ScienceEye on A.I.— Facebook and Google's Fierce and Nerdy Rivalry Over A.I. Software

Eye on A.I.— Facebook and Google's Fierce and Nerdy Rivalry Over A.I. Software

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13:25 Reuters.com ScienceAlphabet's GV leads funding in gene editing company Verve Therapeutics

GV, Alphabet Inc's venture capital arm, led a $58.5 million investment to launch Verve Therapeutics, a new biotech focused on developing therapies that edit the human genome to treat heart diseases.

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13:13 TechnologyReview.comGoogle backs a bid to use CRISPR to prevent heart disease

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09:51 Phys.orgGoogle expected to show off new hardware, AI at annual event

Google CEO Sundar Pichai is expected to showcase much-anticipated updates to the company's hardware lines and artificial intelligence Tuesday during his keynote at the company's annual I/O conference for software developers.

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06:51 ScienceNewsDaily.orgApple, Google Remove Three Dating Apps FTC Said Could Expose Minors to Sexual Predators

The Federal Trade Commission on Monday said that Apple and Google had removed three dating apps from their respective app stores after—yikes—the agency found they allowed children under the ...

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06:51 ScienceNewsDaily.orgGoogle's Android Auto Refreshed With Dark Mode And Enhanced Navigation Bar

Google I/O isn't scheduled to kick off until tomorrow, but Google has announced an update for it Android Auto infotainment system ahead of schedule. Perhaps tomorrow's event is just too jam-packed ...

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06.05.2019
06:48 ScienceNewsDaily.orgApple And Google Pay Now Accepted By The UK Government For Select Services

Apple and Google Pay users in the United Kingdom can now pay their government for four services using their preferred mobile payments service. The government has started accepting the services ...

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03:32 Yahoo ScienceBerkshire's Charlie Munger Says Not Buying Google Was a Mistake

Munger said he gives himself a pass for not predicting Amazon.com Inc.’s ascent, since Jeff Bezos is a “miracle worker.” But he decreed that not buying shares of Google was a big mistake. “We just sat there sucking our thumbs,” Munger, who spent much of the company’s Q&A session nibbling on peanut brittle, said about not buying Google.

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02.05.2019
21:31 Yahoo ScienceThese Are the Most Googled Diseases in Every State

Which condition is your state searching for?

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17:19 Phys.orgGoogle workers protest 'culture of retaliation' with sit-in

Google employees staged a sit-in Wednesday to protest what they call a "culture of retaliation" at the company—the latest in a series of demonstrations by tech industry workers.

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16:55 ScienceNewsDaily.orgTry Google’s AI That Crafts Self-Portrait Poetry With Your Input

Roses are red, violets are blue, I'm not a poet, which is why this line does not rhyme (oops!) or follow any sort of convention. But do you know who is a poet? Or rather, what is a poet? A ...

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02:25 Yahoo ScienceGoogle Will Now Auto-Delete Some User Data -- If You Ask

The change gives people more control over their information, but it also may stop some users from opting to block out Google’s data collection altogether. Google has struggled to convince customers and regulators that it respects their privacy and keeps the reams of data it collects on people safe. It shut down the Google Plus social network last year after finding a glitch that exposed the personal information of half a million users.

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01.05.2019
20:21 ScienceNewsDaily.orgGoogle will now let you automatically delete location and activity history - CNET

A small win in the fight for more privacy control.

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18:18 ScienceNewsDaily.orgGoogle's swipeable Wear OS Tiles offer info at a glance

Swiping is one of the easiest and most intuitive gestures in the touchscreen armory, especially when you've got limited space. Google clearly gets that, having added swiping to ...

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14:36 NewScientist.ComTaking on tech giants: Can anyone stop Facebook, Amazon and Google?

Presidential hopeful Elizabeth Warren is one of the most prominent voices calling for tech giants to be broken up. Is she right, and can it be done?

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12:03 Yahoo ScienceFormer Google CEO Eric Schmidt Stepping Down From Alphabet Board

Schmidt, 64, ran Google from 2001 to 2011, overseeing some of the company’s most enduring acquisitions and skyrocketing revenue growth. In 2011, after co-founder Larry Page returned as CEO, Schmidt shifted to executive chairman.

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02:58 ScienceNewsDaily.orgFormer Google chief Eric Schmidt steps down from Alphabet's board

Former Google CEO Eric Schmidt is not seeking reelection to the board of directors of Alphabet, Google's parent company. Schmidt will step down from the board after his current ...

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01:51 Yahoo ScienceGoogle's Ad Revenue Mystery: Five Possible Theories

One culprit was the unexpected shortfall in Google’s main business: Advertising sales grew at the lowest rate since 2015. Another culprit: Google management offered no clear reason why. Brian White from Monness Crespi Hardt, accused Google of following a “botched” quarter with a call “littered with evasive commentary" in a research note.

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00:42 Yahoo ScienceFormer Google executives Eric Schmidt, Diane Greene to leave board

Robin Washington, chief financial officer of biotech firm Gilead Sciences Inc, will join the board. The changes follow scandals involving Google's handling of sexual misconduct cases and other situations that have led employees and shareholders to question the board's oversight. Schmidt, who was instrumental in Google's growth for a decade, will remain a technical advisor to Alphabet.

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30.04.2019
18:04 TechnologyReview.comHow a Google Street View image of your house predicts your risk of a car accident

Insurance companies, banks, and health-care organizations can dramatically improve their risk models by analyzing images of policy holders’ houses, say researchers

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10:11 Phys.orgSlowing digital-ad growth could force change on Google

While Google has dominated the online ad market for almost the entirety of its existence, its first quarter earnings report suggests that competitors may be nipping at its heels.

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08:17 Yahoo ScienceGoogle Advertising Revenue Growth Slows, Triggering Share Slump

Shares of Google’s parent company fell more than 7 percent following the results. Wall Street was looking for $30.04 billion, according to the average of analysts’ estimates compiled by Bloomberg. Revenue from Google advertising rose 15 percent, the slowest pace since 2015.

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01:20 ScienceNewsDaily.orgGoogle parent Alphabet’s stock tumbles on slow advertising growth

The firm said growth in advertising sales slowed to 15 percent from a year earlier.

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00:01 Phys.orgGoogle revenue falls short of Q1 estimates

Google parent Alphabet is reporting that it beat analyst earnings expectations with a first-quarter profit of $8.3 billion. But the company's revenue fell below expectations.

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29.04.2019
23:50 ScienceNewsDaily.orgGoogle’s business, usually a bright spot amid troublesome issues, misses sales estimates - CNET

Add one more problem to the list.

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17:54 Yahoo ScienceGoogle Appeal in Oracle Copyright Suit Gets Supreme Court Inquiry

Google is challenging an appeals court ruling that it violated Oracle copyrights when it included some Oracle-owned Java programming code in Android, the dominant operating system in mobile devices. A federal jury ruled that Google’s copying of the code was excused by fair use, but an appeals court reversed that finding.

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17:19 Yahoo ScienceWhy It s Ridiculous to Tell Patients Not to Use Google

A woman with chronic illnesses explains the importance of her Google research.

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17:19 Yahoo ScienceAlphabet Margins, Expenses Are Key as Stock Eyes Record

Shares have risen almost 30 percent off a December low, bringing it within 1 percent of record levels. Analysts are broadly positive on the company -- none of the 42 firms tracked by Bloomberg recommend selling the stock -- as well as the results. “We are encouraged by recent commentary from the company around improving the monetization of Maps and mobile search ads via Google Assistant,” wrote Goldman Sachs analyst Heather Bellini, who affirmed the company’s place on Goldman’s Conviction List.

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27.04.2019
03:07 Yahoo ScienceGoogle Staffers Share 350 Stories of ‘Systemic’ Retaliation

Alphabet Inc.’s Google set the standard in Silicon Valley for employing and retaining scores of highly-trained computer scientists. Employees registered a decline of faith in Google’s executives in recent internal surveys. On Monday, two of those organizers, Meredith Whittaker and Claire Stapleton, wrote an email saying Google had punished them because of their activism.

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26.04.2019
19:24 ScienceNewsDaily.orgThanos will snap away your Google search results

Go to Google (Don’t worry, I’ll wait). Type in “Thanos.” Click the little cartoon Infinity Gauntlet on the right side. Now sit  back in horror as Evil Space Grimace snaps half of your search ...

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17:26 Yahoo ScienceSoftBank-backed HAPSMobile joins the high-flying global internet race in league with Alphabet’s Loon

HAPSMobile, a joint venture created by Japan’s SoftBank Corp. and California-based AeroVironment, is jumping into the race to provide global broadband access from above, alongside SpaceX, Amazon, OneWeb and Telesat. Unlike those four companies, HAPSMobile plans to use high-flying, solar-powered planes rather than satellites to transmit signals wirelessly over a wide swath of the planet’s surface. In that respect, the concept has more in common with the aerial broadband concept that Facebook was pursuing until last year. Like Facebook’s plan, HAPSMobile’s concept relies on high-altitude platform stations, or HAPS. The venture’s ultralight Hawk30 airplanes would fly above the clouds at… Read More

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05:32 Yahoo ScienceGoogle Accused of Retaliating Against Staff in New Labor Case

The filing was made this week by an unidentified individual and the case has been assigned to the agency’s New York office, according to the agency’s website. It involved an alleged violation of a New Deal-era ban on punishing employees for involvement in collective action related to working conditions, according to a case summary posted online. This week, the internet giant came under fire from two leaders of the walkout, who alleged in a message posted internally that the company has been retaliating against them -- a claim Google has denied.

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03:12 Yahoo ScienceGoogle Announces More Policy Changes After Employee Protests

Staff can now lodge complaints and concerns about harassment and other misconduct at work via a new website. “We want every Googler to walk into a workplace filled with dignity and respect,” Google’s global director of diversity, equity, and inclusion, Melonie Parker, wrote in an email to employees, which was also posted publicly online. Last year, temporary, vendor and contracted staff became a majority of Google’s workforce.

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01:25 ScienceNewsDaily.orgGoogle updates misconduct reporting amid employee discontent

Google says it has updated the way it investigates misconduct claims, changes it pledged to make after thousands of employees walked out in protest last November.

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01:13 Phys.orgGoogle updates misconduct reporting amid employee discontent

Google says it has updated the way it investigates misconduct claims, changes it pledged to make after thousands of employees walked out in protest last November.

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25.04.2019
18:13 NewScientist.ComGoogle has created a maths AI that has already proved 1200 theorems

An AI made by Google has written mathematical proofs for more than 1200 theorems and may one day go on to tackle problems mathematicians don't know how to solve

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05:46 Yahoo ScienceSoftBank invests $125 million in Alphabet venture to put cellphone antennas in the sky

SoftBank's year-old HAPSMobile and Alphabet's Loon, which spun out last July from the research incubator of the Google parent, separately have been trying to fly networking equipment at high altitudes to provide high-speed internet where ground-based towers are unreachable. Despite internet coverage gaps in rural areas or during natural disasters, mobile network operators, governments and other potential customers have yet to demonstrate much enthusiasm for buying skyborne technologies. Also in the competition to fill the coverage gaps are several billionaire entrepreneurs, including Elon Musk, Richard Branson and Jeff Bezos.

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24.04.2019
15:04 TechnologyReview.comAlphabet’s drone spinoff has been cleared to launch deliveries in the US

Wing has become the first drone delivery company to be certified as an airline by US authorities, paving the way for it to start delivering packages to customers.

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14:28 ScienceNewsDaily.orgGoogle-linked firm wins US approval for drone deliveries

Wing Aviation, a firm owned by Google parent Alphabet, on Tuesday became the first drone operator to be certified as an airline by US authorities, allowing it to begin commercial deliveries ...

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23.04.2019
22:56 TechnologyReview.comA Googler who brought down Google’s AI ethics board says she’s now facing retaliation

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20:25 ScienceNewsDaily.orgFAA Clears Alphabet's Wing for Home Drone Deliveries in Virginia

Alphabet’s Project Wing has gained approval from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to conduct commercial drone flights in Virginia. Read more...

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19:50 ScienceNewsDaily.orgGoogle spinoff Wing lands FAA clearance for drone deliveries - CNET

Wing aims to launch a delivery trial in Virginia later this year.

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19:40 Yahoo ScienceAlphabet's Waymo Reviving Detroit Plant With Self-Driving Cars

Alphabet Inc.’s Waymo LLC has picked an idled American Axle & Manufacturing Holdings Inc. facility in Detroit as the site where it will equip vehicles made by Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV and Jaguar Land Rover Automotive Plc with self-driving technology. The move by Waymo gives a small boost to a part of the Motor City that’s been hit hard by industrial decline and manufacturing jobs moving to Mexico.

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19:17 Yahoo ScienceNow Google Maps Will Tell You Whether an Electric Charging Station Is Occupied

Driving an electric car in the U.S or U.K just got a whole lot easier.

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18:51 ScienceNewsDaily.orgGoogle Maps Will Now Show If An EV Station Is In Use

It has already been possible to search for the location of electric vehicle chargers in Google Maps but there was no way to telling if the station would be free or in use when you eventually ...

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18:27 Phys.orgGoogle self-driving unit Waymo picks Detroit factory site

Google's self-driving car spinoff Waymo says it will reopen an axle plant in Detroit to convert conventional vehicles so they can drive autonomously.

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18:03 TechnologyReview.comA Googler who brought down Google’s AI ethics board says she’s now facing retaliation

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17:27 ScienceNewsDaily.orgTwo Google employees say management is punishing them for organizing walkout

Two Google employees who worked on a mass walkout of workers say they faced retaliation from company management. In an internal post first reported by Wired, Google Open Research ...

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16:30 Yahoo ScienceGoogle Spinoff’s Drone Delivery Business Gets FAA Approval

The subsidiary, Wing, now has the same certifications that smaller airlines receive from the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration and the Department of Transportation. It plans to begin routine deliveries of small consumer items in two rural communities in Virginia within months, the company said. “It’s an exciting moment for us have earned the FAA’s approval to actually run a business with our technology,” Wing Chief Executive Officer James Ryan Burgess said in an interview.

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22.04.2019
16:55 Space.comCelebrate Earth Day 2019 with This Animated Google Doodle

Earth is one of thousands of planets known to date — but it's the only world we know of that hosts life, and that's worth celebrating.

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21.04.2019
14:25 ScienceNewsDaily.orgGoogle’s Earth Day 2019 Doodle Celebrates Nature’s Diversity

It features animals like the wandering albatross, which has the widest wingspan of any living bird

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18.04.2019
20:57 ScienceNewsDaily.orgGoogle offers Android users choice to satisfy EU

Google on Thursday said users of its hugely popular Android devices would be offered a choice of five browsers and search engines as part of the company's effort to meet EU competition concerns.

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18:03 Phys.orgAmazon, Google agree to allow each other's streaming apps

Amazon and Google announced Thursday they had agreed to allow each other's streaming media applications to work on their platforms, ending a spat over video between the tech giants.

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16:18 ScienceNewsDaily.orgYouTube app coming to Fire TV; Amazon Prime Video arrives on Google Chromecast - CNET

Later this year Google and Amazon will bury a big streaming-app hatchet.

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16:18 Phys.orgGoogle offers Android users choice to satisfy EU

Google on Thursday said users of its hugely popular Android devices would be offered a choice of five browsers and search engines as part of the company's effort to meet EU competition concerns.

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