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Google’s new TPUs are here to accelerate AI training

Google has made another leap forward in the realm of machine learning hardware. The tech giant has begun deploying the second version of its Tensor Processing Unit, a specialized chip meant to accelerate machine learning applications, company CEO Sundar Pichai … Continue reading

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Google’s Cloud Spanner melds transactional consistency, NoSQL scale

Earlier this year, Google offered a peek at Cloud Spanner, an auto-managed database service that melds features from both conventional relational systems and NoSQL technologies. Today, Google announced Cloud Spanner will be available to the general public later this month. … Continue reading

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Google’s Espresso networking tech takes SD-WAN to internet scale

Google is working to accelerate the performance of its applications over the internet by building out a software-defined network at broad scale. On Tuesday, the company announced Espresso, a system that provides increased network performance to users of the company’s … Continue reading

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Google’s secret weapon in cloud computing: people

SAN FRANCISCO – Google had several big tech and service announcements at this week’s second annual Google Cloud Next conference here. But the company is also leveraging a surprising resource to win enterprise customers – people. It’s surprising because Google’s … Continue reading

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AI beating humans? Not in my lifetime, says Google’s cloud chief

The head of Google’s cloud business says she doesn’t expect machine intelligence to exceed that of humans during her lifetime, despite recent rapid progress that has surprised many. Diane Greene, who turns 61 this year, said that while researchers are … Continue reading

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Google’s Urs Holzle: Moore’s Law Is Ending

Google’s Urs Holzle says cloud suppliers won’t be able to bank the gains of Moore’s Law much longer and will have to eke out advances elsewhere. InformationWeek: Cloud

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Google’s new chip makes machine learning way faster

Google has taken a big leap forward with the speed of its machine learning systems by creating its own custom chip that it’s been using for over a year. The company was rumored to have been designing its own chip, … Continue reading

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10 big announcements from Google’s Cloud Conference

In San Francisco this week at Pier 48, overlooking the Giants’ AT&T Ballpark, Google Cloud Platform (GCP) executives are holding a user conference to introduce products and services they hope will help make the case for choosing Google in the … Continue reading

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10 big announcements from Google’s Cloud Conference

In San Francisco this week at Pier 48, overlooking the Giants’ AT&T Ballpark, Google Cloud Platform (GCP) executives are holding a user conference to introduce products and services they hope will help make the case for choosing Google in the … Continue reading

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Robots, lightsabers, and Matrix-style jumps show off Google’s Cloud Platform at SXSW

Google’s SXSW installation showed off the power of the cloud. Network World Cloud Computing

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Google’s ‘Lego’ Smartphone, Smarter TVs: What We’re Excited About In 2016

The New Year holds the promise of exciting new technologies hitting the scene. Here are ones to keep an eye out for in 2016. InformationWeek: Cloud

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Google’s cloud benchmarking tool ups its game

Google’s PerfKit toolset for benchmarking cloud environments was originally released earlier this year in a pre-1.0 version. Today, it’s officially been bumped to a 1.0 release, with expanded support for various cloud providers and automation of 26 different benchmarks, up from … Continue reading

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Google’s Android Based Brillo Has the Potential to Take IoT Automation to Next Level

With the acquisition of Nest last year, Google has demonstrated its interest in the field of smart home. At recently concluded Google I/O annual developer conference, the group of Mountain View celebrates a further step forward, talking openly about the … Continue reading

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Google’s Android Appeal Rejected by Supreme Court

Oracle’s copyright lawsuit against Google over Android now returns to a lower court. InformationWeek: Cloud

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