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Google files appeal in France opposing an order to apply Right to be Forgotten globally - TechCrunch

May 19, 2016 - 7:42am

New York Times

Google files appeal in France opposing an order to apply Right to be Forgotten globally
TechCrunch
While Google shows off its latest developments at the I/O event in California, there's been another development in the ongoing legal fallout from the 2014 Right to be Forgotten ruling in Europe. Today, Google said that it has filed an appeal in France ...
Google challenges French fine for not being forgetful enoughPCWorld
Google Appeals French 'Right to Be Forgotten' OrderWall Street Journal
Google takes right-to-be-forgotten fight to France's highest court to avoid 'global race to the bottom'VentureBeat
New York Times -Bloomberg -Reuters -The Hill
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Google patents pedestrian flypaper for self-driving cars - The Verge

May 19, 2016 - 5:12am

Inquirer

Google patents pedestrian flypaper for self-driving cars
The Verge
Google knows that its self-driving cars are going to get into accidents — maybe even accidents involving pedestrians — and so the company has patented a unique solution to minimize injuries if this happens: human flypaper. The patent, granted earlier ...
Google patents 'sticky car' to reduce crash injuriesBBC News
Google's driverless cars may use human flypaper in road accidentsZDNet
Run down by a Google car? You could be sticking to the hoodCNBC
CNET -International Business Times -Washington Post -Gizmodo
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Google dives into the future with a focus on AI - Computerworld

May 19, 2016 - 5:00am

Computerworld

Google dives into the future with a focus on AI
Computerworld
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. -- With much of what Google announced during the first day of its I/O developer conference focused on helping users answer questions before they even think of them, artificial intelligence is proving critical for the company's ...
Here's how Google Home could be Amazon Echo's worst nightmareThe Verge
Google Home vs. Amazon Echo: Why Home could winCNET
Google Home Is Cool, But It's Got to Catch Up to Amazon EchoWIRED
InformationWeek -Macworld -Search Engine Land -New York Times
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Nintendo has a new game plan - Engadget

May 19, 2016 - 3:46am

Master Herald

Nintendo has a new game plan
Engadget
In case you didn't get the message yet, Nintendo is trying lots of new things. To that extent, it's formalizing some of that in its official charter next month. While most of it is rewording in places, the updated charter includes new references the ...
Nintendo eyeing new business ventures in medicine, restaurants, and IPDigital Trends
Nintendo proposes changes to the company's purpose as business broadensPolygon

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Facebook's new Live Video map lets you drop in on strangers around the world - Digital Trends

May 18, 2016 - 10:09pm

Digital Trends

Facebook's new Live Video map lets you drop in on strangers around the world
Digital Trends
Facebook continues to add new features to Live Video, on Wednesdays rolling out an interactive map to users around the world. Here you can peer into the lives of some of Facebook's global community of 1.65 billion users. But don't expect too much – a ...
Facebook Live Map gives unusual look at the world11alive.com
Social Video Has Entered Its Body Horror PhasePopular Science
Facebook launches interactive map for Live VideoEngadget
SlashGear -Digiday -Business 2 Community -ModernSalon.com (blog)
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Facebook's Zuckerberg makes plea for conservatives' 'trust' - Politico

May 18, 2016 - 7:48pm

Politico

Facebook's Zuckerberg makes plea for conservatives' 'trust'
Politico
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg on Wednesday personally extended an olive branch to conservatives still reeling from charges that the social media giant has suppressed news from right-leaning media outlets. At a roughly 90-minute, closed-door meeting at ...
Facebook admits 'problem' reaching conservatives: attendeeWashington Post
Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg Meets Conservatives Amid 'Trending' FurorNBCNews.com
Cucked By Zuck: Establishment Conservatives Rock Up For Pointless Meeting With FacebookBreitbart News
The Hill -TIME -CBS News -Fast Company
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Facebook and Google are destined to become Apple and Microsoft - Business Insider

May 18, 2016 - 7:22pm

Business Insider

Facebook and Google are destined to become Apple and Microsoft
Business Insider
People don't always remember this, but when Microsoft first started, one of its biggest partners was Apple — manufacturer of the Apple II, the gold standard for early PCs. That partnership, always tenuous, didn't last. Microsoft would go on to partner ...
UK VR Studio nDreams To Make 2 Apps For DaydreamAndroid Headlines

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The end of small talk is coming - Quartz

May 18, 2016 - 6:06pm

Quartz

The end of small talk is coming
Quartz
That may sounds like an abstract, farfetched question. But consider Google's announcement today of its new Allo chat app. Google's Erik Kay explained how users can ask the app to perform simple tasks like making restaurant reservations. In addition:.

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Here's how Google Home could be Amazon Echo's worst nightmare - The Verge

May 18, 2016 - 5:36pm

The Verge

Here's how Google Home could be Amazon Echo's worst nightmare
The Verge
Google jumped into the smart assistant game today with its new Google Home device: an answer to Amazon's Echo and the rise of personal-assistant things that sit in your kitchen and listen to everything you do. Amazon had a breakout hit with Echo, and ...
Google Home vs. Amazon Echo: Why Home could winCNET
Google Home: A Voice-Activated Device That Already Knows YouNew York Times
Google gets smart with Google Assistant and Google HomeComputerworld
Washington Post -Mashable -Slate Magazine (blog) -Fast Company
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Nvidia Shield update brings Netflix HDR, Vudu, Spotify and HDR games - CNET

May 18, 2016 - 5:00pm

CNET

Nvidia Shield update brings Netflix HDR, Vudu, Spotify and HDR games
CNET
In my updated Nvidia Shield review I called it a powerful but niche product that appeals primarily to tech geeks. A software update aims to broaden its appeal, while also increasing its already substantial geek cred. Coming soon with a free update to ...
Xiaomi's 4K Mi Box is Google's newest Android TV deviceThe Verge
With HDR Gaming And More 4K Content Incoming, Nvidia's Shield Is More Appealing Than EverForbes
NVIDIA Confirms Homefront: The Revolution Coming Soon To SHIELDAndroid News | Androidheadlines.com
Digital Trends -Mashable -AnandTech -Gizmodo
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Google's Allo runs on the same encryption tech that powers WhatsApp - The Verge

May 18, 2016 - 4:56pm

The Verge

Google's Allo runs on the same encryption tech that powers WhatsApp
The Verge
Earlier today at the I/O conference, Google announced a new chat app called Allo, complete with an "incognito" mode that boasts full end-to-end encryption. But the technology powering that encryption is more familiar than many Google fans may realize.
Google's Allo won't include end-to-end encryption by defaultTechCrunch
With Allo and Duo, Google Finally Encrypts Conversations End-to-EndWIRED
Google Allo is the Hangouts killer we've been waiting forTechnoBuffalo
Engadget -The Hill -Phone Arena -Inverse
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Google's Tensor Processing Unit said to advance Moore's Law seven years into the future - PCWorld

May 18, 2016 - 4:08pm

PCWorld

Google's Tensor Processing Unit said to advance Moore's Law seven years into the future
PCWorld
Forget the CPU, GPU, and FPGA, Google says its Tensor Processing Unit, or TPU, advances machine learning capability by a factor of three generations. “TPUs deliver an order of magnitude higher performance per watt than all commercially available GPUs ...
Google Isn't Playing Games With New ChipWall Street Journal
Google built its own chips to expedite its machine learning algorithmsTechCrunch
Google Built Its Very Own Chips to Power Its AI RobotsWIRED
BetaNews -Engadget -VentureBeat -Android Central
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Xiaomi's 4K Mi Box is Google's newest Android TV device - The Verge

May 18, 2016 - 4:06pm

The Verge

Xiaomi's 4K Mi Box is Google's newest Android TV device
The Verge
Today's announcement of Google Home is likely to be the most exciting "living room" news that comes out of the company's annual developers conference, but that doesn't mean TV has been completely forgotten. Google today announced a bunch of new ...
Android TV lands in more TVs, adds HDR support, snags lots of new appsDigital Trends
Xiaomi States 'Global Ambitions' By Launching Android-Powered Set-Top Box In US MarketInternational Business Times
Android TV: Xiaomi Mi Box Announced & Coming To The U.S.Android News | Androidheadlines.com
TechCrunch -Gizmodo -Engadget -9 to 5 Google
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Acura's New Self-Driving Car to Hit the Test Track - PC Magazine

May 18, 2016 - 3:45pm

PC Magazine

Acura's New Self-Driving Car to Hit the Test Track
PC Magazine
Acura has a new self-driving car, which the car maker says will "support more complex testing scenarios." "The RLX has been fitted with a new suite of radar, Lidar, camera and GPS sensors, complemented by higher performance CPUs and GPUs, and ...
Acura's sleeker 2nd-gen self-driving car hides sensors for better aestheticsAppleInsider (press release) (blog)
Acura's new autonomous test car to lead to automated driving by 2020Mashable
Acura's self-driving RLX prototype gets a major upgradeDigital Trends
PR Newswire (press release) -Motor Authority -Car and Driver (blog) -Engadget
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PornHub launches BangFit so you can bang to get fit - TechCrunch

May 18, 2016 - 2:44pm

TechCrunch

PornHub launches BangFit so you can bang to get fit
TechCrunch
In seemingly bizarre news out of the porn industry, PornHub is launching a new fitness system (wearable + workout videos) called BangFit. As its name suggests, it helps you bang to get fit. Here's how it works: Users can join the game at this website ...
Pornhub's Bangfit 'sexercises' the idea behind the Wii FitVentureBeat
Pornhub wants to help you lose weightCNET
Pornhub wants to help you get fitEngadget
Refinery29 -New York Daily News -STASHED -Huffington Post
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Yahoo Mail mobile apps get extra sharing and sync features - Engadget

May 18, 2016 - 2:37pm

Engadget

Yahoo Mail mobile apps get extra sharing and sync features
Engadget
Yahoo continues to improve its Mail app for mobile devices. After adding support for Google Drive files and GIFs last month, the company is bringing more sharing and sync features to iOS and Android users. If you're on Apple's platform, Yahoo Mail now ...
Yahoo Mail brings improvements in contact sync, announces open betaAndroid Community
Yahoo Mail Offers Contact Syncing And An Open Beta Of Its Android AppAndroid Police
Yahoo Updates Yahoo Mail App on iOS, AndroidSocialTimes
Android News | Androidheadlines.com -RCR Wireless News -VentureBeat -9 to 5 Mac
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NetEase to Commit to Making Virtual Reality Game Twilight Pioneers for Google's Daydream Platform - PR Newswire (press release)

May 18, 2016 - 2:04pm

PR Newswire (press release)

NetEase to Commit to Making Virtual Reality Game Twilight Pioneers for Google's Daydream Platform
PR Newswire (press release)
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., May 18, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- NetEase (NASDAQ: NTES)'s virtual reality game Twilight Pioneers was revealed at Google I/O 2016 as one of the first games to commit to Google's new high quality mobile VR platform built on top of ...

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I/O 2016: Google Allo smart messenger and Duo video calling coming to iOS, Android this summer - AppleInsider (press release) (blog)

May 18, 2016 - 1:59pm

AppleInsider (press release) (blog)

I/O 2016: Google Allo smart messenger and Duo video calling coming to iOS, Android this summer
AppleInsider (press release) (blog)
Google hopes to shake up the mobile communications landscape this summer with a cross-platform release of both Allo, a new smart messenger, and Duo, a simplified one-to-one video calling service. Designed with the goal of making conversations "easier ...

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Google turns Firebase into its unified platform for mobile developers - TechCrunch

May 18, 2016 - 1:31pm

TechCrunch

Google turns Firebase into its unified platform for mobile developers
TechCrunch
Google offers a plethora of cloud services that mobile developers can use to power their apps. With Firebase, which it acquired in 2014, it already offered developers a dedicated platform and SDK for building mobile apps; today it is greatly expanding ...
Google expands Firebase with analytics, remote config, crash reporting, and dynamic linksVentureBeat
Google's Firebase cleans up the mess Facebook left by killing ParseThe Verge
Google Is Expanding Universal App Campaigns to iOS DevelopersAdweek
Business Insider -Android News | Androidheadlines.com -Engadget -Marketing Land
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Google Assistant will talk to your favorite services - Engadget

May 18, 2016 - 12:51pm

Engadget

Google Assistant will talk to your favorite services
Engadget
Google Assistant won't just be helpful for talking to Google itself: It'll tap into a wide array of services, too. The search giant has revealed that it's working on a "comprehensive way" for third parties to tap into the AI-powered, conversation ...

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