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Skip Space Camp, Go to ISS With Google Street View

Skip Space Camp, Go to ISS With Google Street View The closest most of us will ever come to visiting space is the cinematic experience of watching Interstellar or Gravity.But, for Google, it stands out as the first time Street View imagery was captured “beyond planet Earth,” Pesquet said.

Google is finally making it easier to create GIFs on Android

Google is finally making it easier to create GIFs on Android Thus far, however, it has only brought its steady video stabilizing goodness to iOS users.The app will allow users to record quick Motion Stills, which are similar to the short video clips iOS devices capture as Live Photos.

Google's 5 Biggest Android Missteps

Google's 5 Biggest Android Missteps So, let’s talk about all those times Google facepalmed with Android, and what it did to fix it.This $300 media streamer ran a modified version of Android that connected to the user’s Google account to play music, movies, and YouTube videos.

AI Invents Internal Language Humans Don't Understand

AI Invents Internal Language Humans Don't Understand Last year, Google’s AI researchers discovered that their Neural Machine Translation (GNMT) program purportedly developed its own internal language, or “interlingua.” If Westworld is any indication of our future (and, my God, I hope it’s not), artificial intelligence has a ways to go before robots and humans reach a level playing field.

With its new feed, Google is preparing for the end of search

With its new feed, Google is preparing for the end of search The newly formed company Alphabet even organizes its quarterly earnings in two columns: "Google" and "Other Bets.This doesn't mean that Google Search will be wiped off the face of the planet — but search as we know it will die.

Google hid a bizarre Easter egg in the Android O preview

Google hid a bizarre Easter egg in the Android O preview The company dropped the final version of its Android O beta, signalling that the official release is almost here.But Google may have included a big hint in the latest version of the Android beta.

Google tests autoplay videos in search, because we aren't allowed to have nice things

Google tests autoplay videos in search, because we aren't allowed to have nice things One of the most hated features of the 2017 internet — autoplay videos — may soon be coming to anyone (i.Since it's a limited test, only visible to some users, I wasn't able to duplicate the autoplay results.

DeepMind Develops AI With An Imagination

DeepMind Develops AI With An Imagination But those “internal models,” according to Google, work because things like Go have clearly defined rules and allow for predictable outcomes.“The real world is complex, rules are not so clearly defined, and unpredictable problems often arise,” a DeepMind blog post said.

iRobot Wants to Sell Home Maps Sourced From Roombas

iRobot Wants to Sell Home Maps Sourced From Roombas From space exploration and military defense to autonomous home vacuum cleaners, iRobot has made a name for itself in the consumer market.And iRobot plans to sell its collected data to smart home device manufacturers.

Your Roomba could be selling maps of your home to Google, Amazon, and Apple

Your Roomba could be selling maps of your home to Google, Amazon, and Apple Remember Roomba, the cute robotic vacuum cleaner who's been navigating around your house for years?Well, its creator, iRobot, has hinted it may be selling Roomba-derived maps of your home to one or more of the Big Three — Amazon, Apple and Google's Alphabet — in the next couple of years.

You Can Now Visit the International Space Station in Google Street View

You Can Now Visit the International Space Station in Google Street View Now, it’s getting Street View data for a place where there are no streets — the International Space Station.With the help of the station’s crew, Google has rolled out an interactive version of the station in Google Maps, which you can explore right now.

Google just announced a new safety feature to keep you safe and informed during a crisis

Google just announced a new safety feature to keep you safe and informed during a crisis With SOS alerts, which the company will add to Google Search and Google Maps, Google hopes to "make emergency information more accessible during a natural or human-caused crisis.Additionally, alerts may come up if you're near a crisis and do a search for related information on Google.

Waze for Android Auto brings realtime road alerts to your dashboard

Waze for Android Auto brings realtime road alerts to your dashboard I got a chance to take an early test drive around New York City with Waze for Android Auto to put the system through its paces before the public rollout.Its MyLink infotainment system served as the platform for Android Auto, which was integrated directly onto the dashboard's 7-inch touchscreen.

Google's app that helps loved ones find you in an emergency is now on iOS

Google's app that helps loved ones find you in an emergency is now on iOS The app comes to iOS after debuting for Android last year.That means a loved one with an iPhone can pinpoint the last active location of a Samsung Galaxy S8, for example, and vice versa.

Roku is beating Apple TV, Google, Amazon in the battle for your TV attention, study claims

Roku is beating Apple TV, Google, Amazon in the battle for your TV attention, study claims The analysis comes from market research company eMarketer and was published on Wednesday, putting Roku ahead of Google (Chromecast), Amazon (Fire TV), and even Apple (Apple TV).8 million users, and Apple TV with 21.

Google is killing a feature that helped you search faster

Google is killing a feature that helped you search faster Over the last couple weeks, the company has been phasing out its "Instant" search results, or the  results that were displayed as you typed.Launched with much fanfare in 2010 by former Google executive Marissa Mayer, Instant search results laid some important groundwork for the company's later efforts with predictive search.

Google writes a $50 million check to prep the world's workers for the rise of its robots

Google writes a $50 million check to prep the world's workers for the rise of its robots Among the groups already selected for the grant are three nonprofits that each aim to revamp or supplement social services with technology.Around $2 million of the allotted $50 million is earmarked for Google.