This content is blocked. Accept cookies to view the content.

Home / Google (page 5)

Google

Google has planted its flag at CES

Google’s here, and it’s planning something big. The company’s presence is impossible to miss as you drive down Paradise Road toward the Las Vegas Convention Center. Like much the rest of the show, the company’s parking lot booth is still under construction today, but the giant, black and white “Hey …

Read More »

Google says it sold a Google Home device every second since October 19

Google today announced that it sold “tens of millions of Google devices for the home” over the course of the last year and that it sold “more than one Google Home device every second since Google Home Mini started shipping in October.” With roughly 6.75 million seconds since October 19 …

Read More »

A look back at the year that the Sub-Saharan African startup scene found its stride

African tech in 2017 was about the normalization of market events mostly absent even a decade ago. There were acquisitions, multiple investment rounds, lots of expansion, big strategic partnerships and some surprise failures. Africa is fast becoming home to a dynamic tech sector. Here’s a snapshot of the news that …

Read More »

Cloud computing: Google’s new GPU service offers cut-price machine learning

Video: The future of cloud computing: Is geography the next big challenge? Google has introduced a new option for users of its cloud computing services that could provide cut-price processing, so long as they are willing to put up with a couple of limitations. In May 2015, Google Cloud introduced …

Read More »

Chinese game streaming platform Chushou raises Series D, adds Google as investor

Google has added Chinese mobile game live streaming platform Chushou to its list of investments in Asia. The Beijing-based startup announced today that it has closed a Series D round, which Google joined as a new investor, that brings its total funding so far to over $120 million. Chushou’s previous …

Read More »

Cloud infrastructure vendors begin responding to chip kernel vulnerability

Several cloud vendors began responding to the chip kernel vulnerability that has the industry reeling today. Each Infrastructure as a Service vendor clearly has a stake here because each one is selling CPU cycles on their platforms. TechCrunch sent a request for comment to six major cloud vendors, including AWS, …

Read More »

Smart speakers top AR, VR and wearables to become fastest-growing consumer tech

Amazon and Google were willing to lose money on smart speaker sales over the holidays by discounting their hardware in order to gain market share. The reason? Smart speakers are now the fastest-growing consumer technology – faster than any other recent consumer technology, including AR, VR or wearables, according to a …

Read More »

Want to try Google’s new Fuchsia OS? Now it’s available on Pixelbook

The Pixelbook is a new addition to the hardware that can run Google’s Fuchsia. Image: Josh Miller/CNET Developers can now test out Google’s mysterious Fuchsia operating system on its high-end Pixelbook. Google has been developing the new Fuchsia OS in the open for the past year, which has caused intrigue …

Read More »

Google’s Project Zero team discovered critical CPU flaw last year

In a blog post published minutes ago, Google’s Security team announced what they have done to protect Google Cloud customers against the chip vulnerability announced earlier today. They also indicated their Project Zero team discovered this vulnerability last year (although they weren’t specific with the timing). The company stated that …

Read More »

Windows 10’s Edge vs Chrome: We’re faster and win in battery face-off, says Microsoft

Microsoft has kicked off 2018 with two new ads promoting Windows 10 Edge’s battery efficiency and speed compared with Google Chrome. It’s a new year and Microsoft wants its Windows 10 users to give Edge a chance, rather than merely using the browser to install Chrome. Microsoft published the two …

Read More »

This content is blocked. Accept cookies to view the content.

This website uses cookies to give you the best experience. Agree by clicking the 'Accept' button.