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Home Depot Extends Partnership With Google Cloud

Google Cloud and The Home Depot, the nation’s largest home improvement chain, have announced an extension of their multi-year relationship that will help the company accelerate its technology strategy and help customers complete their home improvement projects more efficiently and affordably. The two companies have collaborated closely since 2015 to innovate retail technology, all to […]

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Google Engineer Charged With Sending AI Secrets to China

A federal grand jury indicted Linwei Ding, aka Leon Ding, charging him with four counts of theft of trade secrets in connection with an alleged plan to steal from Google LLC (Google) proprietary information related to artificial intelligence (AI) technology. According to the indictment, returned on March 5 and unsealed earlier this week, Ding, 38, […]


NVIDIA Teams Up With Google on Gemma Open Language Models

NVIDIA, in collaboration with Google, has launched optimizations across all NVIDIA AI platforms for Gemma — Google’s state-of-the-art new lightweight 2 billion– and 7 billion-parameter open language models that can be run anywhere, reducing costs and speeding innovative work for domain-specific use cases. Teams from the companies worked closely together to accelerate the performance of Gemma — built […]

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Google Pixel Named Top Super Bowl Ad

Google Pixel was the big winner in Super Bowl ads for the second year in a row with its ‘Javier in Frame’ spot according to the 20th Kellogg School Super Bowl Advertising Review. The Kellogg School is the business school at Northwestern University. Other brands that earned top marks for their expensive Super Bowl ads […]

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Google Shares Down After Earnings Report

MOUNTAIN VIEW — Shares in Alphabet Inc., the parent of Google, were down almost 5% in after-hours trading following the release of financial results for the quarter and fiscal year ended December 31, 2023. The tech giant reported fourth-quarter revenues of $86.3 billion, a 13% increase from a year ago. Net income was $20.6 billion […]

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Google Software Engineer Charged With Murdering His Wife

A Santa Clara man that works for Google as a software engineer has been charged with murdering his wife. Police found Liren Chen, 27, spattered with blood, in his home, with his wife’s body nearby says the Santa Clara District Attorney’s office. According to LinkedIn, Chen has been employed as a software engineer at Google […]

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Google Cloud Study Finds More Retailers Planning to Use AI

SUNNYVALE — Google Cloud has released new research that explores how retail decision makers in the United States perceive the value of generative AI, and how they anticipate deploying the technology in 2024. A study commissioned by Google Cloud of 274 U.S. C-suite executives, information technology leads, and business development managers, found that 81% of retail […]

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Google to Settle Android Monopoly Charges for $700 Million

SAN FRANCISCO – California Attorney General Rob Bonta has announced a $700 million multi-state settlement with Google resolving allegations that the company violated state and federal laws by monopolizing the Android smartphone application market. The settlement in State of Utah et al. v. Google LLC provides significant monetary returns to California consumers and includes injunctive terms to open up the markets […]

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McDonald’s Partners With Google Cloud to Improve Restaurant Technology

CHICAGO and SUNNYVALE — McDonald’s Corporation, one of the world’s leading fast-food chains, has announced plans for a new multi-year, global partnership to connect Google Cloud technology across thousands of its restaurants worldwide. McDonald’s plans to leverage a wide range of Google Cloud’s hardware, data, and AI technologies to implement innovation faster and create even better experiences […]

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Google Shuts Down Coordinated YouTube Campaigns From Russia, Iran, China

Google released its Threat Analysis Bulletin for the month of October. This bulletin includes coordinated influence operation campaigns that were removed from Google’s platforms — primarily YouTube — in the fourth quarter of 2023. The campaigns are mainly from nation states looking to spread propaganda to promote their own governments or against other nations. This […]

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Google Unveils Beefed Up Chromebook Plus Laptops

Chromebook was first introduced over a decade ago and is now a popular platform of low-priced laptops for schools and other users. Since Chromebooks run on Google’s own operating system, these laptops are much cheaper than those running on Microsoft’s Windows operating system. Now Google has teamed with up its partners Acer, Asus, HP and […]

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Apple, Google Team Up to Thwart Unwanted Trackers

Location-tracking devices like Apple’s AirTag can help users find personal items like their keys, purse, luggage, and more through crowdsourced finding networks. However, they can also be misused for unwanted tracking of individuals. Apple and Google announced they have jointly submitted a proposed industry specification to help combat the misuse of Bluetooth location-tracking devices for […]