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Posts tagged “Google”

6:14 a.m. yesterday

Implant to fight addiction; Alibaba's woes; Google beats Oracle in Android suit; Microsoft-Facebook undersea cable

In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology and life science news: The FDA approves a drug-oozing stent to fight addiction; Alibaba won - and lost - a big friend in Washington; Google prevails over Oracle in big Android suit; and Microsoft teams with Facebook for an undersea cable project.

Addiction-Implant Addiction-Implant

12:31 p.m. Tuesday

More room to tweet; more ads at Google maps; Facebook news changes; apps TV future, says Apple

Bulldog In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology news: Twitter revises tweet multimedia limits; more ads are coming to Google Maps; Facebook makes changes in news after meeting with conservatives; and Apple's Tim Cook says apps are the future of TV.

11:59 a.m. Monday

3D-printed motorcycle; startup staff mentors in NYC; not all Android phones equal; vulnerable airport security

In today's Bulldog wrapup of the latest technology news: Airbus unveils 3D-printed motorcycle; startup staffers are mentoring in NYC schools; why not all Android phones are equal; and tech can't make airport security perfect.

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Updated 7:40 a.m. Monday

Premium Lock After filling venues, Moogfest sets dates for return to Durham in '17

Moogfest 2016 has wrapped and Downtown Durham is returning to normal after a weekend of techies roaming the streets looking for action. They found plenty, with interactive art installations - free for all - in every plaza, DJs spinning non-stop in local nightclubs and parks, and future technology being discussed and demonstrated all over town.

A beachball synth interactive installation at Moogfest A beachball synth interactive installation at Moogfest

6:27 p.m. Sunday

Premium Lock Can machines create humanlike music and art?

Will our "robot overlords" someday become creative enough to make music and art humans appreciate? The folks at Moogfest from Google Brain's Magenta project say that what they're really up to is using machine learning to create new tools artists can use to enhance their own expression.

Dough Eck explains google Brain's Magenta project at Moogfest Dough Eck explains google Brain's Magenta project at Moogfest

Updated May 19

Premium Lock Epic Games: Google VR platform 'awesome mobile platform' + In-depth look at Daydream

Google's own virtual reality initiative is getting a boost by Cary-based Epic Games which has updated its latest Unreal Engine 4 to support it. Google calls its VR system Daydream, and Epic developed a video demo to show "the potential of this awesome mobile VR platform."

May 19

Premium Lock Researcher: Google playing catch-up in Internet of Things

New products, gizmos, devices and services touted at Google I/O 2016 demonstrate that the global tech giant is playing from behind in trying to capitalize on the rapidly emerging Internet of Things, says a U.K. researcher of all things IoT.

Updated May 19

Google echoes Amazon's Echo, opens VR door + Recap of major announcements

Google is showing off a new smart-home speaker, a virtual reality system called Daydream and a chat service called Allo during its annual conference that serves as a launching pad for its latest products and innovations.

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May 18

Google going VR; GMO food safe; Alibaba CEO skips speech; Twitter dropping limit?

Bulldog In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology and science news: Google is expected to unveil virtual reality and artificial intelligence advances; a report declares genetically altered food as safe; Alibaba's CEO cancels speech to counterfeit group meeting; and has the time come for Twitter to drop its 140 character limit?

Updated May 16

Security clearance-social media link; YouTube messaging; cyber sabotage warning; Pfizer blocks drugs in executions

Bulldog In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology and life science news: Security clearance checks to include social media reviews; YouTube tests a new messaging app; Germany issues a new cyber sabotage warning; and Pfizer won't permit use of its drugs in lethal injections.

May 13

Google's women emojis; Apple's $1B ride-sharing bet; Facebook 'trending' debate; bank cyberattack

In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology news: Google proposes new emojis for professional women; Apple invests $1 billion in an Uber competitor; Facebook defends its news trending; and a new cyberattack hits bank.

Google Women Emojis Google Women Emojis

May 12

Nextdoor.com racial profiling; streaming suicide probe; SpaceX capsule returns; Google bans payday ads

Bulldog Bulletin In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology and science news: Nextdoor.com says it is tackling racial profiling; France is probing the streaming of a teen's suicide; a SpaceX capsule returns from space station; and Google bans payday lending ads.

May 11

Amazon video play; Disney shutting game unit; 1,284 new planets; judge denies passwords to police

Bulldog In today's Bullldog wrapup of technology and science news: Amazon takes on YouTube; Disney cuts 300 jobs and shuts down gaming unit; NASA says the Milky Way is more crowded with planet discoveries; and a UK judge denies police access to a hacker's passwords.

May 4

AOL goes VR; Google-Fiat Chrysler minivan; Apple loses iPhone name suit; Google's $250K Flint offer

Bulldog Bulletin In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology news: AOL promises more live content, including VR, plus a public studio; Fiat Chrysler and Google are teaming up to develop an autonomous minivan; Apple loses a suit in China over the iPhone name; and Google offers $250,000 to Flint, Mich.

April 22

Premium Lock Any way you spell Alphabet (Google), it means success

Google's New Logo Analysis: Alphabet's (Google) 1Q16 performance highlights its ability to continue to experiment with "other bets" while Google's advertising continues to drive, says analyst Daniel Callahan of Technology Business Research.

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April 20

Premium Lock Red Hat beefs up 'cloud' offering; new cholesterol drugs falter; Airbnb updates; EU-Google battle intensifies

Bulldog In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology and life science news: Red Hat expands its cloud offerings; new cholesterol lowering drugs hurt by prices; Airbnb updates its offerings; and the EU vs. Google battle intensifies.

April 20

Premium Lock Google Fiber seeking applications for digital inclusion fellowships

Google Fiber Google Fiber and partner Nonprofit Technology Network are seeking applications for its second round of Digital Inclusion Fellowships.

Updated April 11

Premium Lock Burr's encryption bill; Google inquiry; Daily Mail eyes Yahoo; Twitter board

Bulldog In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology news: Senator Richard Burr proposes bill that would limit encryption; Google must face an inquiry in Mississippi; the Daily Mail eyes Yahoo bid; and Twitter revamps its board.

Updated April 8

Premium Lock $10M Uber driver settlement; FBI mulls sharing iPhone hack info; Tesla orders keep soaring; Google picks Phoenix for car tests

Bulldog In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology news: Uber settles driver background-check case for at least $10M; orders for lower-price Tesla reach 325,000; FBI continues to debate sharing iPhone hack with Apple; and Google to test self-driving cars in Phoenix area.

April 7

Premium Lock Consumer group poses 10 questions to Google on autonomous car safety

Google is trying to fast-track autonomous cars to the market, but a California-based consumer group that has fought for more disclosure and transparency in autonomous vehicle development, wants Google to answer 10 questions about safety.

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