Google's Pixel 2 XL will have a new feature you won't find on the iPhone 8

Google’s new Pixel phones will be released in a few months, but we already have a pretty good idea of what to expect from the next-generation of high-end Google phones.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/07/17/googles-pixel-2-xl-will-have-new-feature-wont-find-on-iphone-8.html

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Can Microsoft's Surface Laptop put some hurt on the Chromebook and MacBook?

Microsoft’s new Surface Laptop is aimed at Google’s education-centric Chromebook and a longstanding student favorite, the MacBook. But the Surface Laptop may be a tough sell considering its design.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/05/04/can-microsofts-surface-laptop-put-some-hurt-on-chromebook-and-macbook.html

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Labor Official Skewers Google Over Gender Pay Discrimination


The Department of Labor has found “systemic compensation disparities” between Google’s female employees and their male counterparts, regional director Janette Wipper said at a hearing in San Francisco. The hearing was in connection with the department’s lawsuit over Google’s failure to hand over detailed compensation data about employees at its California headquarters. “This investigation has revealed significant evidence of discrimination in pay against women at Google’s headquarters,” said Department of Labor spokesperson Jose Carnevali.

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Nvidia claims Pascal GPUs would challenge Google’s TensorFlow TPU in updated benchmarks

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Nvidia doesn’t think Google’s TPU-versus-GPU comparison last week told the whole story on what its graphics cards can bring to the table. What changes when Pascal enters the picture?

The post Nvidia claims Pascal GPUs would challenge Google’s TensorFlow TPU in updated benchmarks appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/247403-nvidia-claims-pascal-gpus-challenge-googles-tensorflow-tpu-updated-benchmarks?source=computing

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Google air conditioner design could let you see straight through the machine

Looking to fix many of the problems associated with traditional window aid conditioner designs, Google’s newly filed patent would go fanless and even provide an interior window to let you receive more natural light.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/04/10/google-air-conditioner-design-could-let-see-straight-through-machine.html

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Android surpasses Windows as the most-used operating system worldwide

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After less than nine years, Google’s open source operating system is bigger than Windows.

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ProsperWorks Adds In-App Comms to its Google CRM Solution


ProsperWorks, which provides CRM for Google’s G Suite business tools, last week announced the addition of in-app cloud communications functionality. The new features are available through a custom integration with RingCentral, which provides enterprise cloud communications and collaboration solutions. The integration lets users make, receive and log calls without leaving the CRM solution. It provides them with information such as callers’ contact details, past interactions and deal status, and it eliminates the need to take manual notes.

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Google reduces JPEG sizes by 35 percent

Google’s research team managed to combine excellent compression density with high visual quality resulting in a significant reduction of file sizes for JPEG images.

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Ray Kurzweil predicts computers will be as smart as humans in 12 years

12 years. That’s how long Google’s Director of Engineering Ray Kurzweil thinks it will take for computers to reach human levels of intelligence.

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AMD adds GPU firepower to Google’s cloud services

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Google and AMD are teaming up to put AMD GPUs in Google’s data centers. It’s a major win for AMD’s GPGPU and HPC initiatives, since much of this space has historically been dominated by Nvidia.

The post AMD adds GPU firepower to Google’s cloud services appeared first on ExtremeTech.

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Google's self-driving cars will soon be able to detect police vehicles

If Google’s new patent is any indication, it may save you from traffic tickets, too. Or at least, it may understand when a police car is approaching. It’s just the gift that keeps on giving.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/09/05/google-self-driving-cars-will-soon-be-able-to-detect-police-vehicles.html

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Google is my lawyer: How a Canadian man used Street View to fight a speeding ticket

A Canadian man used images from Google’s Street View to fight a speeding ticket in court. The judge dropped the ticket, but the police maintains that the driver was going nearly 20 kilometers an hour over the limit in a school zone.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/08/26/google-is-my-lawyer-how-canadian-man-used-street-view-to-fight-speeding-ticket.html

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Google wants to cure you with electricity

Google’s parent company is partnering with GlaxoSmithKline, the leading British pharmaceutical firm, to launch a new company to develop “bioelectronic medicines,” according to a joint announcement Monday.

The original article can be found here: http://rss.cnn.com/~r/rss/cnn_tech/~3/0_DrqMaCriU/index.html

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