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Google is teaching its self-driving cars “to drive more cautiously around children”

In a monthly report released by Google on Monday about its self-driving car program, the company has said that it is ‘teaching’ its self-driving prototype cars to act around children in a more cautious manner.

Since children are difficult to recognize during Halloween, and are quite... read more

Google tries to escape the French ruling on ‘right to be forgotten’

Search engine major Google has requested the French authorities to review their decision to push Google and other search engines to delete the data under the ‘right to be forgotten’ ruling. European citizens have the option to ask Google and other search engines to remove any outdated or... read more

Google’s I/O Conference could see launch of Android M

Google’s I/O conference is a major event for software and app developers across the world. The event is usually used by Google as a platform to launch new features or new versions of its Android platform. Google could unveil new version of its popular operating system for mobile phones, Android... read more

Google’s Self-Driving Cars at Maximum Risk from Human Drivers

A post that appeared on the social platform, Medium, this Monday, highlights the growing risk posed to Google’s self-driving cars, by reckless human driving.

The Google Self-Driving Car is a project by Google that involves developing technology for autonomous cars, mainly, electric cars.... read more

Google brings Cloud Bigtable Database Service on cloud platform

Technology major Google has launched Cloud Bigtable database service, which could help in bringing the Google infrastructure to cloud computing customers. In addition, the service will also be useful for Internet of Things applications.

On Wednesday, the Mountain View, California-... read more

Google’s Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt received $109mn Pay Package in 2014

Despite slump in Google’s stock, the company paid its billionaire Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt a handsome amount of $109 million last year. The compensation mostly consisted of stock valued at $100 million. The stock package last year was the largest being paid to Schmidt since 2011 when he... read more

Google reports strong revenue backed by higher online advertisement sales

Search engine major Google has reported strong revenue for its online advertising business. The company reported growth in net income despite the strength in US dollar. Advertising volume recorded 13 percent growth, offsetting the 7 percent reduction in cost per click. Nearly half of Google’s... read more

YouTube planning to offer subscription based ad-free service

Google’s video sharing platform YouTube is planning to launch advertising-free subscription based service in the second half of current year. YouTube allows people to share and watch videos posted on its website. The service adds video advertisements at the start of the video and also in between... read more

Google unveils ‘stick’ in collaboration with Asus

Google and Asus have jointly unveiled a ‘computer on a stick’ that can turn any display into a PC. The stick can be used to run most of the software programs that are supported by computers. Google Vice President Caesar Sengupta informed that the ‘stick PC’ named Asus Chromebit will be available... read more

Google Store offers dedicated platform for Google-branded harware

Google has announced Google Store to promote and sell Google-branded hardware. The online store will showcase all the products from Nexus range, Chromebooks, Nest devices and Anroid wear. The Google Store will also feature some accessories, keyboards and chargers from partners.

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Google shares more details about its Futuristic Headquarters

Search engine major Google has shared interesting details of the new headquarters the company is planning in Mountain View. Google’s plan to setup a new futuristic office has received mixed reactions. The new design of the office is quite different compared to traditional cubicle-laden offices... read more

Symantec uncovers malware with stealth features infecting systems since 2008

Security major Symantec has reported a sophisticated malware which could have been used to spy on governments and businesses. The Symantec report suggests that the malware could have been in use since at least 2008. Symantec added that ‘Regin’ is possibly the most sophisticated espionage tool... read more

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