EU Offers Google 90 Days to Stop Requiring Google Browse on Android

80 percent of the mobile phone market. The investigation took a look at search engine use on Windows phones, and observed that making use of Google’as an online search engine dropped to just 25 percent– implying to the EU that having Google search pre-installed provides a significant advantage.The EU also implicated Google & rsquo; s…

Microsoft earnings: Tech huge caps off a historical filled with firsts– GeekWire

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella at the 2017 GeekWire Summit. (Photo by Dan DeLong for GeekWire) Microsoft will close out a record-setting fiscal year for the company today, reporting earnings for its fourth quarter. Microsoft stock has shattered record after record in recent months, eclipsing $100 per share for the first time in June and rising…

Google Forays Into Edge Computing With Cloud IoT Edge And TPU

Custom ASICs at Edge Graphicstock Google is the most current entrant into the edge computing market. The key rivals of Google Cloud– Amazon and Microsoft– have a detailed edge computing method. Amazon extended its IoT platform through AWS Greengrass while Microsoft just recently made Azure IoT Edge normally readily available. The announcement of Edge TPU…

Sex-robot has “family mode” switch so kids can play with it. Ethicist says it is “profoundly damaging” to children / Boing Boing

These 9 business are snapping up nearly all the AI startups In the current acquisition binge around artificial intelligence, tech leviathans with deep pockets lead the way, consisting of Google, Apple, Facebook, Amazon, Intel, Microsoft, Twitter, and Salesforce. The only one with a minimal consumer-facing presence is social tracking company Meltwater. Chief Researcher Geoff Huston…

Ex-Intel executive departs Google as chipmaker look for CEO

(Reuters) – Diane Bryant, a former Intel Corp (INTC.O) executive who headed the chipmaker’s data center unit, is leaving Alphabet Inc’s (GOOGL.O) cloud computing unit less than a year after joining and just as her old employer searches for a new chief executive. The logo of Google is pictured during the Viva Tech start-up and…

3 reasons Microsoft’s Surface Go beats Apple’s iPad (and 3 factors why it doesn’t).

It’s no coincidence that Apple launched a series of iPad international video areas simply hours before Microsoft revealed its most budget-friendly tablet, the Surface area Go. The four 15-second advertisements spotlight the iPad’s ability to make mundane jobs like documentation, packaging, and taking a trip simpler with the low-priced tablet.But now Microsoft has a strong…

Ways to See Which Apps Can Read Your Gmail

Third-party app designers are reading Gmail users’ emails, often without redactions, according to a report by the Wall Street Journal. The WSJ reported on Monday that workers of Gmail app designer Edison Software personally checked out the emails of hundreds of users to construct a brand-new function; employees of another developer, Return Path Inc, supposedly…

Breaking the Ice on DICE: scaling secure Internet of Things Identities

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 33:20 — 38.2MB) In this Spotlight Podcast, sponsored by Trusted Computing Group*, Dennis Mattoon of Microsoft Research gives us the low-down on DICE: the Device Identifier Composition Engine Architectures, which provides a means of  solving a range of security and identity problems on low cost, low power…

10,000%: Pantera Reports Massive 5-Year Crypto Investment Return

Cryptocurrency investment firm Pantera Capital reported a more than 10,000 percent lifetime return on Friday, coming five years after its formation. In an email, co-chief investment officers Dan Morehead (who is also CEO) and Joey Krug shared the figure as they celebrated the fund’s fifth anniversary. Perhaps unsurprisingly, they’re still bullish about bitcoin, particularly in…