Google had earlier signed similar deals with Samsung Electronics, LG Electronics and Cisco Systems Inc, but the deal with Tencent is a first with a large Chinese tech firm. Google has not disclosed any financial terms of the deal but said that the agreement with the Chinese social media and gaming firm Tencent covers a broad range of products and paves the way for collaboration on technology in the future. Read More
Many of the Google services like YouTube and Google search are still unavailable in China, where the popularity of android-based smartphones has always been massive. So, Google will be launching a China-specific version of this service. When the users launch and try to find navigation on this app, they will be automatically directed to an app from AutoNavi, a mapping company owned by Alibaba. Read More
Google is advancing in AI technology with ongoing research which focusses on popular deep-learning frameworks that will enable them to handle probability. This will measure the confidence to AI programs to make a decision and also when the AI should doubt themselves.
In the past few years, deep learning machines have been able to recognize objects in images or transcribe speech almost perfectly. Though it requires lot of computing power and training data, and may well get frail at times. Read More
China is catching up with the video streaming service similar to Twitch, which is based in USA. The ban on YouTube and many other websites in China has been a barrier to the chinese users. Now, this new streaming platform Chushou hopes to progress in China with proper funding and backing up from Google.
Google is part of $120 million round of funding among other companies which will help this platform to expand around the world. Chushou is a mobile video games streaming service that has accumulated more than 8 million unique streamers since first launching in 2015, with an average of 250,000 players streaming daily. Read More
The most popular Google Pixel XL smartphone which was launched in October 2016 with a price tag of $1200 is now available for around $620 on Amazon. Read More
Google sure is making a mark with the AI technology and Machine Learning these days. The recent one comes up from New Zealand where researchers have made use of AI in identifying calls of native birds — Kakariki and Hihi — using acoustic sensors after sifting through 15,000 hours of audio captured in and around Wellington. Read More
Google always has a great advantage when it comes to selling smartphones in India. India houses the largest smartphone market in the world and Google has been getting good response to the Pixel 2 phones which were set up at pop-up stores across the country. Read More
Android users today got a new notification which says ‘Hey Google now available’. Now you can activate your Google Assistant with this voice command. Read More