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EA to Bring 5 Games to Google’s Stadia

REDWOOD CITY — Electronic Arts and Google have formed a partnership to launch five EA games on Stadia – Google’s cloud-based gaming platform. Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order – the critically acclaimed single-player, third-person action-adventure Star Wars game from Respawn and EA – is scheduled to launch on Stadia by the end of this year. EA SPORTS FIFA and Madden NFL are […]

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Major League Baseball to Use Google Cloud

SUNNYVALE — Google and Major League Baseball (MLB) have agreed on a multi-year deal to upgrade MLB’s business processes and support next-level experiences for baseball fans around the world. Google Cloud will become MLB’s Official Cloud and Cloud Data and Analytics partner, with MLB’s business operations, including Statcast—the automated tool for analyzing player movements and […]

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Google Translate Adds Five New Languages

Millions of people around the world use Google Translate, whether in a verbal conversation, or while navigating a menu or reading a webpage online. Translate learns from existing translations, which are most often found on the web. Languages without a lot of web content have traditionally been challenging to translate, but through advancements in machine […]

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Updates Revealed for Google Assistant

Google showed off new improvements to its voice-activated Assistant feature at CES in Las Vegas. Available in more than 90 countries, the Google Assistant now helps more than 500 million people every month to get things done across smart speakers and Smart Displays, phones, TVs, cars and more. Google Assistant will give users more control […]

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Google Loves Looker, Pays $2.6 Billion in Cash

MOUNTAIN VIEW – Google plans to buy Santa Cruz-based Looker, a unified platform for business intelligence, data applications and embedded analytics, in a $2.6 billion all-cash transaction. Upon the close of the acquisition, Looker will join Google Cloud. Data remains an untapped resource for many organizations and businesses. The addition of Looker to Google Cloud will […]

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YouTube Partners With Ticket Provider AXS

YouTube said it is partnering with ticketing provider, AXS, to allow music fans the option of quickly purchasing tickets to upcoming shows across the US. Fans watching videos from YouTube Official Artist Channels will now see listings from AXS events included on the video page. Taking the jump to the live experience is easier than […]

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Google Opens Engineering Center in Munich

Google has officially opened the Google Safety Engineering Center (GSEC) in Munich, Germany according to a blog post from CEO Sundar Pichai. The company is growing its operations and doubling the number of privacy engineers in Munich to more than 200 by the end of 2019, making Germany a global hub for Google’s cross-product privacy […]

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Google Launches Pixel 3A Phones

Google has unveiled the latest versions of its Pixel smartphones starting at $399. Pixel 3a is designed to fit comfortably in your hand, and includes an OLED display for crisp images and bright colors. It comes in three colors—Just Black, Clearly White, Purple-ish—and two sizes, with prices in the U.S. starting at $399 for the […]

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McKesson Moving Data to Google Cloud

IRVING, TX — McKesson Corporation, the nation’s leading pharmaceutical distributor, announced a technology collaboration with Google Cloud that will advance the development of next-generation applications and products, machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI) technologies, and enhanced analytics in support of the company’s strategic growth initiative to transform care delivery and drive profit. As part of […]

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Google to Launch Stadia Gaming Network

Google is getting into the gaming business with its announcement of the Stadia streaming gaming platform. Stadia is a new video game platform, delivering instant access to your favorite games on any type of screen—whether it’s  a TV, laptop, desktop, tablet or mobile phone. Google plans to make those games available in resolutions up to […]

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Google Launches Two Apps for Deaf People

Google is introducing two new apps for Android designed to help deaf and hard-of-hearing people: Live Transcribe and Sound Amplifier. An estimate by the World Health Organization projects 900 million people worldwide will have hearing loss. Dimitri Kanevsky is a research scientist at Google who has worked on speech recognition and communications technology for the […]

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Google Unveils Pixel Slate

Google has introduced the Pixel Slate 2-in-1 tablet featuring Chrome Operating System and powered by 8th Gen Intel Core processors in a thin-and-light design. Google Pixel Slate will be available later this year on the Google Store and at major retailers in the U.S., Canada and the U.K. starting at $599. The Pixel Slate is […]

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Google Releases Android 9 Pie

Google has released the latest version of its Android operating software for phones — Android 9 Pie. The new software is only being released with Pixel phones right now and will roll out to other manufacturers this fall. Android 9 features AI technology and aims to make your phone even smarter by learning from you […]

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John Hennessy to Receive Semiconductor Award

The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) announced Dr. John Hennessy, chairman of Alphabet Inc. and former president of Stanford University, and pioneer in electrical engineering, has been named the 2018 recipient of SIA’s highest honor, the Robert N. Noyce Award. SIA presents the Noyce Award annually in recognition of a leader who has made outstanding contributions to the semiconductor industry […]

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Alphabet Soars on Earnings Report

Shares in Alphabet, parent company of Google, were up over 4% Tuesday to record highs following a strong earnings report. The company reported revenues of $31.146 billion for the first quarter of 2018, up 26% from a year ago. Net income was $9.4 billion in the quarter, mostly fueled by investment gains. Alphabet was hit […]

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Google Partners With NBC for VR Content

NEW YORK  – NBCUniversal is teaming up with Google to produce virtual reality (VR) content that gives audiences a unique way to experience some of their favorite networks and shows. These VR projects include original content from “Saturday Night Live,” Bravo Media’s “Vanderpump Rules” and SYFY WIRE, with more NBCUniversal networks, channels and shows to […]