• Google Search Gets a Personal Tab, Shows Content From Private Sources

    Aiming to help people find what they are looking for, Google has added a “Personal” tab in search results to show content from private sources like Gmail account and Google Photos library. “The Personal tab works similarly to the way the existing Maps, News, or Images tabs work – instead of showing you a search […]

  • Google Helps Communicate Japan’s Craftsmanship to the World

    A collaboration between US company Google Inc. and university students in Kyoto has created a website to introduce Japan’s craftworks to the world. The website (g.co/madeinjapan) currently features about 140 traditional craftwork items from the nation’s 47 prefectures in Japanese and English. The list includes Nishijin brocade from Kyoto Prefecture and Arita porcelain ware from […]

  • Google Says Nik Collection Photo Editing Tools Will Longer Be Updated

    Google brought ample delight to professional photographers last year as the search giant made its set of photo editing tools – Nik Collection – completely free of cost from its price tag of $150 earlier. However, it seems like the party has now ended as the search giant has now announced that it will no […]

  • Google’s Voice Recognition Accuracy Grew 20 Percent in 4 Years, Notes Meeker

    Google over the past year has been focusing greatly on its artificial intelligence and machine learning technology as it tries to push its voice-based Assistant service widely and across products. At Google I/O 2017, CEO Sundar Pichai opened the keynote by claiming that the company’s voice recognition software has an error rate of under 5 […]

  • Google Home Smart Speaker Users Reporting Outages

    Google pinned a lot of hope on its virtual assistant Home to take on Amazon’s Alexa but it appears that it has gone bonkers with the users reporting indifferent behaviour from Home. The virtual assistant is spitting out errors instead of controlling smart home devices and answering questions. “According to multiple online complaints, there’s a […]

  • Google to Teach School Kids About Online Safety, Etiquette

    Google is spearheading an educational campaign to teach pre-teen children how to protect themselves from scams, predators and other trouble. The program announced Tuesday is called “Be Internet Awesome.” Google coordinated the curriculum with several online safety groups, including the Family Online Safety Institute, the Internet Keep Safe Coalition and Connect Safely. The lessons are […]

  • Google’s Second Generation Tensor Processing Units Are Capable of Delivering 180 Teraflops of Computing Power

    At the company’s I/O 2017 developer’s conference, Google unveiled the second-generation Tensor Processing Unit and it is capable of delivering a lot of computing power. Second-Generation Tensor Processing Units Will Be Used for Faster Machine Learning Purposes Ranging from Google Translate, Google Photos, and More Though machine learning is normally carried out by GPUs made […]

  • Google Chromecast to Get Improved Casting From Chrome Tabs

    Google is testing a better way of streaming video from its Chrome desktop browser to a Chromecast, which is now available in the developer channel. While there are about 20,000 apps that support the streaming stick, casting videos from a computer has never been a smooth experience, thanks to the messy process involved. Unlike the […]