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Google puts Intel on notice, ‘looks forward’ to using non-Intel chips within its cloud

Google puts Intel on notice, ‘looks forward’ to using non-Intel chips within its cloud Other vendors, like IBM or ARM, have an even smaller market share than AMD.That could change in the next few years, however, and Google has flung its support behind a new interconnect standard, OpenCAPI, and IBM’s POWER9 CPU architecture.

How to install the Android 7.1 developer preview on your device

How to install the Android 7.1 developer preview on your device These phones run Android 7.The Pixel phones have some exclusive features, including built-in Google Assistant, the new Pixel Launcher, and fingerprint sensor gestures.

Google quietly changed its privacy policy, no longer promises to anonymize your personal information when selling ads

Google quietly changed its privacy policy, no longer promises to anonymize your personal information when selling ads According to an investigation at Pro Publica, Google has quietly changed its privacy policy at some point over the last few months.When Google bought the advertising firm DoubleClick a few years back, it promised to keep all data gathered by DoubleClick sandboxed and isolated from the data it gathered elsewhere and used for other Google services.

Google Brain's neural-net AI dreams up its own encryption strategy

Google Brain's neural-net AI dreams up its own encryption strategy The company’s neural net/machine learning project, Google Brain, has been working on problems in medical imaging, robotics, and natural language processing, among others.It’s a machine-learning company,” Matthew Zeiler, a Google Brain alumnus, told Wired.

Careers with de launched in New Zealand

Careers with de launched in New Zealand The inaugural New Zealand edition of Careers with Code magazine has been launched by Minister for Innovation Steven Joyce.“Even though I was interested in computing and video games from an early age, I never really considered computer science as a career," Schaare says.

Who are 2016’s top tech billionaires? Don't worry, they're all men

Who are 2016’s top tech billionaires? Don't worry, they're all men While 2016 has been a tumultuous year for lots of companies, tech billionaires continue to dominate the ranks of the world’s wealthiest people.Irish IT solutions firm ERS Computer Solutions takes a look at who and what makes up the Rich List of Tech.

New Google Sites rollout starts next week: Here's what you need to know

New Google Sites rollout starts next week: Here's what you need to know "Classic Sites and the sites created with it will continue to follow the Sites-specific settings in the Google Admin console at Apps > G Suite > Sites." Next year Google will start to push the rollout more extensively, providing and recommending users migrate their sites to the new Sites platform.

Blizzard, Google team up to teach next-generation AIs how to play Starcraft II

Blizzard, Google team up to teach next-generation AIs how to play Starcraft II Now, Blizzard is teaming up with Google to create a next-generation AI capable of playing an actual computer game: Starcraft II.One critical difference between game AI and the type of AI that DeepMind and Blizzard want to build is that game AI doesn’t really learn.

Why learning is the work of the future

Why learning is the work of the future The past was about delivered wisdom, the future is about user-generated wisdom.The future is about personalising educational experiences, that is building instruction from student passions and capacities, helping students personalise their learning and assessment in ways that foster engagement and talents.

Google takes a stand against proprietary fast-charging in Android devices

Google takes a stand against proprietary fast-charging in Android devices These options are meant to charge the device rapidly (Qualcomm’s Quick Charge 3.The USB-C specification prohibits changing Vbus voltage, which is what Qualcomm does to hit its fast charge targets.

AMD adds GPU firepower to Google's cloud services

AMD adds GPU firepower to Google's cloud services A recent deal Team Red inked with Google could help AMD establish a foothold in this emerging market, and give its GPU business an important shot in the arm.Beginning in 2017, AMD’s FirePro SC9300 x2 server GPUs will be deployed to accelerate the performance of Google’s Compute Engine and the Google Cloud Machine.

Google suspends accounts used to resell Pixel phones for profit

Google suspends accounts used to resell Pixel phones for profit Dozens of users had their Google accounts suspended for engaging in device reselling this week.When you purchase anything from the Google Store or Project Fi, you have to agree to Google’s terms and conditions.

Google WiFi mesh networking crushes the competition in new test

Google WiFi mesh networking crushes the competition in new test As you move around the house, Google WiFi and similar mesh routers can shift your connection to different nodes to keep your speeds as high as possible.They tested Google WiFi, Eero, and Luma in the same environment.

Microsoft is developing its own quantum computer hardware

Microsoft is developing its own quantum computer hardware Now, Microsoft is publicly throwing its own hat into the ring with a new quantum computing initiative — and a new type of system known as a topological quantum computer.As with much of quantum computing, it’s not clear when or if these efforts will bear fruit.

Grumpy tech guy: Google marketing

Grumpy tech guy: Google marketing The culprits this time are Google; they’ve removed the Google Cast name, swapping it back to the original Chromecast one they started with.And, If confusing lots of people wasn’t already enough, Google’s marketing team got their crayola’s out again and renamed the Google Cast app into the Google Home app.

New 'App Class' SD cards will offer guaranteed performance for mobile applications

New 'App Class' SD cards will offer guaranteed performance for mobile applications The SD Association has announced a new performance standard for SD cards aimed at improving customer experiences and delivering more consistent performance metrics.The new performance information has become necessary because of Android’s new “Adoptable Storage” capability, which was introduced just over a year ago with the debut of Marshmallow.

New Zealand finally gets Android Pay - but only if you're with BNZ

New Zealand finally gets Android Pay - but only if you're with BNZ Install the Android Pay app and take a photo of the Visa card to add it to the app."BNZ Android Pay is powered by Visa payWave and secured by Visa Token Service which provides a new layer of security for mobile payments.

Norton gives the low down on the Google breach

Norton gives the low down on the Google breach More than one million Google accounts have been breaches via malicious Android apps, with reports suggesting 13,000 new infections each day.Last week, Google announced via its official blog that they they’ve been investigating and working to figure out how they can help protect users against the threat.

Why you should (or shouldn't) root your Android device

Why you should (or shouldn't) root your Android device There were several apps and tools that could root almost any Android phone or tablet, and you’d be ready to truly master your device in mere minutes.Gaining root access on Android is akin to running Windows as an administrator.

With Arcade Saga, HTC's Vive Studios delivers on the promise of room-scale gaming

With Arcade Saga, HTC's Vive Studios delivers on the promise of room-scale gaming Somehow playing VR games with an Xbox controller seems wrong.Now, HTC has put them all together in a compelling new title called Arcade Saga, the first from the company’s newly formed Vive Studios unit.