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Google Fiber to Launch New Product Range for Small Businesses

Google Fiber to Launch New Product Range for Small Businesses

City manager at Google Fiber for Charlotte, Mary Ellen Player, revealed that the company is launching an array of high-speed products, particularly for small business owners, as Google Fiber announces the availability of the service in Charlotte. The highly projected proclamation was made on July 12, 2016 at the new location of the company, close to the 7th Street Public Market uptown.

Google hires Kifi’s team to work on Google Spaces Project

Google hires Kifi’s team to work on Google Spaces Project

Kifi is going to join Google’s Spaces Team. Consider it the search engine giant’s latest effort to make a mark in social apps. Google has hired Kifi’s team, which will work on Space, Google’s group chat app.

Kifi is a startup that was into building extensions to collect and search links shared in social apps and even provided recommendations for further links. Google’s app has been launched earlier this year and has not able to get a very good response in the market.

DeepMind partners with eye hospital to build a machine that will diagnose eye diseases

DeepMind partners with eye hospital to build a machine that will diagnose eye diseases

Google’s DeepMind will work with Moorfields Eye Hospital in London to make artificial intelligence capable of detecting two common types of eye diseases which physicians fail to detect accurately. The computer will study medical records of 1.6 million patients of the hospital to make more precise diagnosis while saving time.

The physicians often diagnose diabetic retinopathy and age-related macular degeneration inefficiently; they evaluate their results by analyzing medical charts and interviewing patients. But still their diagnoses go wrong 10 to 20% of the time.

Google offers free four-month trial for new Google Play Music and YouTube Red subscribers

Google offers free four-month trial for new Google Play Music and YouTube Red subscribers

Google is promoting Google Play Music in a novel way, which is by offering a free four-month trial to new users. The offer rolled out as a part of July 4 festivities would allow customers to have an access to what is all available on the Play Music store and they would also be able to enjoy a YouTube Red subscription.

Generally, the subscription for Play Music All Access costs $9.99 per month. In this subscription, users have an access to the entire music library and the lately launched YouTube Red service. The library comprises of more than 35 million tracks.

Highest capacity underwater fiber optic cable ever built to go live

Highest capacity underwater fiber optic cable ever built to go live

After almost two years of work, a new undersea cable aimed to deliver 60 tetrabits-per-second (Tbps) of bandwidth across the Pacific Ocean is going to start. In August 2014, a group of companies, including Google, China Mobile International, China Telecom Global, Global Transit, KDDI, and Singtel unveiled their plans to create submarine cable system from Japan in the east to Oregon on the west coast of the US.

After Mark Zuckerburg, Google CEO Faces Social Media Account Hacking

After Mark Zuckerburg, Google CEO Faces Social Media Account Hacking

Quora account of Sundar Pichai, CEO of Google, was hacked last night. The incident is the most recent one in a series of famous tech personalities experiencing hacking of their social media accounts. The breaching spree is being performed by a group known as OurMine. The latest hacking incident occurs not even a month after the social media accounts of Mark Zuckerberg and Spotify head Daniel Ek were hacked by the same group.

Lenovo to Launch Smartphone supporting Project Tango

Lenovo to Launch Project Tango-Equipped Phone

Advancement in mobile technology has reached a stage where it is extremely tough to make phones more interesting. In the wake of lack of novel features and increasing difficulty in convincing customers with hardware upgrade, Lenovo aims to break this trend. The Chinese multinational company is planning on releasing the first ever phone, which will be supporting Project Tango, the depth-sensing technology by Google.

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