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  1. 9-year-old N.B. student’s Google doodle for Canada 150 catches eye of Google Canada

    Globalnews.ca - Canada 05.24 / 21:12 globalnews.ca
    A 9-year-old boy from Lower Coverdale, N.B. has been put on Google's map, so to…
  2. Google’s AlphaGo AI Defeats the World's Number One Go Player

    The artificial intelligence program is based on deep learning artificial neural networks and a Monte Carlo tree search…
  3. Google Photos archiving is rolling out to everyone right now

    Androidpolice.com - Gadgets 05.24 / 20:45 androidpolice.com
    It was a few months ago that we spotted an option for photo archiving in a teardown of Google Photos. Now, that option has gone live. Check your app and you may very well have a new "Archive" option in the navigation panel. Almost everyone on the AP team has it, as well as several tipsters. You can archive photos from the Archive menu or from the overflow menu when viewing photos in other parts of the app. Read MoreGoogle Photos archiving is rolling out to everyone right now was written…
  4. What we learned at the Google Fiber announcement

    Al.com-Huntsville 05.24 / 20:32 www.al.com
    Huntsville expects a new "sub-economy" to emerge when the Gig network is in…
  5. Google’s AlphaGo beats world’s best player in latest Go match

    Newscientist.com - Science 05.24 / 20:29 newscientist.com
    The Go-playing artificial intelligence from DeepMind defeated Ke Jie in the first of three matches taking place this week in Wuzhen,…
  6. Google's Waymo worth more than GM, Tesla and Uber?

    CNNMoney - Companies 05.24 / 20:26 money.cnn.com
    Analysts at Morgan Stanley estimate that Waymo -- the self-driving car startup that is owned by Google parent Alphabet -- could be worth $70 billion. It seems like a stretch given that Waymo is unlikely to be profitable until…
  7. Google Photos rolling out Archive feature to hide images in the main feed

    9to5google.com - Gadgets 05.24 / 19:29 9to5google.com
    While a number of exciting features are in store for Google Photos in the coming months, the service is currently rolling out a simple, but very useful addition. With Archive, you can remove images from the main Photos tab without deleting them from your library. mo…
  8. Turkish President Demands Google Delist A Bunch Of Websites Comparing Him To Hitler

    Techdirt.com - Technology 05.24 / 19:19 techdirt.com
    The world's most thin-skinned "leader" is at it again. Perpetually-insulted Turkish super-villain Recip Erdogan is still firing off court orders to Google, expecting the immediate banishment of anything he finds offensive. Dean Jones of the invaluable Shooting the Messenger has more details: The Turkish tyrant ordered Google [Note: actually, Google only dealt with three Blogspot URLs; the rest is addressed to the Internet in general, I guess.] to delist over 40 URLs including a…
  9. Need Higher Google Rankings But Don't Have $ To Spend On Advertising? Expert Content Marketers Say This Little Known Str

    Inc.com - Business 05.24 / 19:12 inc.com
    Getting to the top of Google search rankings can be a game changer for your company. But paying big dollars on Ad-words might not be the best…
  10. T-Mobile Will Pay Off Your Google Pixel If You Switch From Verizon

    Ubergizmo.com - Technology 05.24 / 19:02 ubergizmo.com
    T-Mobile has a habit of trying to steal its competitor’s customers by launching promotions that entice them to switch to Magenta. The latest is aimed at Verizon customers, particularly those who own a Google Pixel or Pixel XL. That’s because Verizon is the exclusive carrier partner for the Pixel and Pixel XL in the United States. T-Mobile has said that it’s going to cover the cost of the device for all Verizon customers who switch to its network. While T-Mobile is…
  11. Google Signs On as Next TV Summit Sponsor

    Broadcastingcable.com - Business 05.24 / 18:44 broadcastingcable.com
    Powerhouse Google has joined the 2017 Next TV Summit as a Silver sponsor, NewBay Media has announced. Next TV Summit is a high-level, executive conference providing insights into the future of TV and video, form the impact of new video devices, technologies, viewing experiences and business models to consumer, content and advertising trends. This year the conference will include topics previously discussed at the OnDemand Summit. Next TV takes place June 15 at Convene, 237 Park Avenue in…
  12. Google Actions Challenge igniting new app development for Assistant

    Slashgear.com - Technology 05.24 / 18:40 www.slashgear.com
    The folks at Google responsible for lighting fires in the bellies of developers have revealed a program called the Google Actions Challenge. In this challenge, developers are asked to create mind-blowing apps that make use of Google Assistant in its newest incarnation. These apps will be new – and must be new as in not submitted before May 17 of … Continue…
  13. Google tracking your offline shopping habits?

    Komando.com - Technology 05.24 / 18:39 www.komando.com
    We all know Google tracks our every move online, but now Google's taking tracking to a whole new level. Each time you swipe your credit card the company could be monitoring your purchases. Why is this practice being implemented, and is there anything you can do about…
  14. Google 7.3 adds app shortcuts on Android 7.1+, Google Lens icon, and more [APK Teardown]

    9to5google.com - Gadgets 05.24 / 18:30 9to5google.com
    Google Lens was one of most exciting announcements of I/O 2017, but we unfortunately have to wait until later this year for it go live. However, signs of it are beginning to show up in the latest Google beta, along with app shortcuts and other minor changes. mor…
  15. Google has started to track sales in brick and mortar stores from online ads

    Myce.com - Technology 05.24 / 18:19 myce.com
    Google has developed a new tool which can be used to measure the number of sales in physical stores after people have clicked online advertisements. The gathered information is shared with advertisers. The new tool is called 'Store Sales Measurement'. The post Google has started to track sales in brick and mortar stores from online ads appeared first on…
  16. Why Google's New 'Buy' Button Is A Direct Shot At Amazon

    Inc.com - Business 05.24 / 18:12 inc.com
    This past week, Google introduced a Purchases on Google beta program. Merchants who qualify for the program will effectively have a call to action (CTA) in the search engine results pages (SERPs). And that's bad news for…
  17. After Google and Facebook scarf down most of the local ad pie, there’s still $12 billion left

    Poynter.org - Media 05.24 / 17:53 poynter.org
    It is old news by now that Google and Facebook hog most of local digital ad spending. And Facebook, especially, has kept growing its share 50 percent year-over-year at the expense of newspapers and other local media. But analyst Gordon Borrell in his latest benchmark report on local digital revenues suggests an alternate view: Even…
  18. Google Attribution Aims To Link Offline Purchases to Online Ads

    Newsfactor.com - Technology 05.24 / 17:50 newsfactor.com
    Machine learning can help marketers better track the success of their ads, whether customers ultimately end up buying online or off, thanks to a new tool just unveiled by…
  19. Google's self-driving cars valued higher than GM

    Wcpo.com - U.S. 05.24 / 17:48 wcpo.com
    Morgan Stanley has valued Google's self-driving car division Waymo at a higher dollar amount than GM, Ford and …
  20. IBM, Google, and Lyft team up on open-source project for more control over microservices

    Geekwire.com - Technology 05.24 / 17:42 geekwire.com
    After years of evangelizing microservices as the path to a more nimble development organization, companies are realizing they need to make it easier to keep track of all those moving parts. IBM, Google, and Lyft released a new open-source project Wednesday to give developers better control over their microservices projects. Istio is the name of the joint project, and it’s designed to give “developers and devops fine-grained visibility and control over traffic without requiring…