Google parent Alphabet reports strong Q2 2016

Posted in Business on 30th Jul, 2016
by Alex Muller

'Our terrific second quarter results, with 21 percent revenue growth year on year, and 25 percent on a constant currency basis reflect the successful investments we've made'

Google's DeepMind to peek at NHS eye scans for disease analysis

Posted in Medicine on 5th Jul, 2016
by Alex Muller

One million anonymised eye scans from Moorfields Eye Hospital will be used to train an artificial intelligence (AI) system from Google.

Google will reportedly release its own phone this year

Posted in Business on 27th Jun, 2016
by Alex Muller

The tech giant is currently in talks with mobile operators to release its own non-Nexus device, according to reports.

Google creates new European research group to focus on machine learning

Posted in Software on 17th Jun, 2016
by Alex Muller

Google announced that it is expanding its largest non-U.S. engineering center as part of a growing bet on machine learning.

Google adds US Cellular to Project Fi, available on Nexus phones

Posted in Online on 9th Jun, 2016
by Alex Muller

Project Fi phones switch between T-Mobile, Sprint, and Wi-Fi networks depending on which connection is strongest at any given moment.