Every person has a different relationship with Google. It touches most of us on a daily basis, and some of the times it might be in ways that we don’t even realize. The search giant has its hands in so many different cookie jars, and now Google cloud services direction Matthias Schwab is explaining why Read The Full Story
"What's that you've got there?" the barista asks, tapping his chest. I don't need to look down to know what he means. "It's a lifelogger, it takes a picture every thirty seconds, every day" I tell him; I've got my reply down-pat by now, have explained dozens of times over the past few weeks. "At the end of the day it shows me the best ones.
Interestingly, Google announced at its I/O conference that it would beSamsung and Google have an interesting relationship. As of last fall, Samsung devices accounted for 63.3% of all Android phones worldwide . This large market share can make things tense between the two companies: Executives at Google have talked openly about Samsung gaining too much power over it.
It seems not a day goes by that we don’t discover some new way to use our Android device. It’s portable, powerful, and full of amazing software. My smartphone isa daily tool that I could not live without. Google has made this more of a needfor me thana “want”. More and more as Google services are updated with new features the smartphone in my pocket becomes a necessary accessory like car keys and clothes. My daily use of Google consist of key programs like Gmail, Google Photos, Hangouts, YouTube, Maps, Keep, and Google Now. Google Now seems to be the key driver in putting everything I need to know in a one stop shop. From the moment I wake up Google is already telling me about my drive to work, suggesting articles I should read, and letting me know what the score of that late night game I missed. Google Now integrated with Search and the other applications seems to get almost eerie knowing what you want to see and or watch of course you only let Google know by choice.
Even for the world of globe-spanning computer systems, Cisco is going big.On Monday Cisco Systems announced it would spend $1 billion on creation of an “Intercloud,” which promises to bridge multiple cloud-computing systems open to the public — like those offered by Amazon Web Services and Google Compute Engine — the private clouds of big companies and specialty cloud services for business.
If you've become fond of the convenience that comes with going hands-free (and you're a Chrome browser user), Google 's latest announcement is right up your alley: hands-free voice search in Chrome. It is a simple yet notable update that has the potential to make users' daily activities far more efficient.
Google Maps is the go to map and navigation app for your android phone.With years of mapping experience, an ever growing library of satellite photos and new roads Google is the go to source for your navigation and location needs.Google is always making improvements to the mapping experience. With real time traffic updates, satellite, street view, and a fairly accurate navigation it’s hard to not get to where you are going. Google has also acquired Waze recently integratingtheiramazing and useful social mapping.
A modest and geeky announcement by Google and a couple other big tech names on Thursday may be the summer’s biggest development in a continuing fight over the future of huge global computing.Microsoft, IBM and Red Hat, along with others, are joining Google in creating open source software to manage computing workloads across thousands of computer servers.
I am the proud father of three, 3, 9, and 12. I recently upgraded from the Samsung Galaxy S3 to the Sony Xperia Z. Having so many kids warranted a change of pace. Let me tell you, it is mind blowing. I love Android, I love tech and I love my family. Not in that order though. I work hard, play even harder and take care of all that are around me when I can.We all have some form of relationship set in our Google contacts.
Google is adding a new service to its long list of utilities: web domain registration. he company announced on its Google+ blog on Monday the launch of an invite-only beta for Google Domains. The post says Google's research found as many as 55% of small businesses don't have websites. It's Google Domain's mission to shrink that number.
Google has been facing an antitrust investigation in Europe brought by the European commission. The investigation could see Google have to pay fines near $5 billion if things don't go well for the search giant. The European Commission has announced that it has received an improved proposal from Google that might see the end to the investigation.
In the technology world, March 2014 went out like a plan.It may be no accident that in the last week of the year’s first quarter there were so many significant moves by big companies, particularly in giant systems of connected computers.
Sure, that’s your office cubicle. Your corner store. Maybe even the layout of your furniture in your living room. But that doesn’t mean that soon we won’t all be peering at it, too.That is because two trends, location technology and crowdsourcing, may soon converge.
Hewlett-Packard is making its big bet on cloud computing, with a significant change of its own products and business, and the biggest endorsement yet of an open source alternative to the systems of Amazon and Google.Under the name HP Helion, H.P. will spend $1 billion over the next two years on products and services around OpenStack, as the open source cloud software is known.
The telecommunications services business, worth about $1 trillion in annual, global sales, is starting to feel the effects of cloud computing, one of this era’s most important advances in high tech.For the most part, the gear for telecom work comes from incumbents like Cisco or Avaya.
any startups were laying people off —If you're frequently rejected, you're doing something right. At least according to Chris Dixon, an entrepreneur and partner at venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz. In a post on his blog , Dixon explains how he learned to value rejection. Rather than taking it as a sign of failure, he learned to see it as reinforcing that his goals were bold.
Zynga has long been famous (or infamous?) for its data-driven approach to game design. The company never focused on building strong character IP, or intellectual property, in favor of releasing games that had been thoroughly funnel-tested. But now that founding CEO Mark Pincus has stepped aside and let Xbox executive Don Mattrick take the reins, perhaps the company is going in a totally new direction.