According to a Reuters report, tech giant Google has hired Airbnb's high-profile executive Shaun Stewart as the new director at its self-driving car division.
Google's hiring of Stewart comes a few weeks after the departure of Chris Urmson earlier this month. Urmson was the Chief Technical Officer and public spokesman of Google's self-driving car project, which he led till 2015, until the appointment of John Krafcik - CEO of Hyundai Motor America - as the new CEO of the self-driving car division.
In coincidence with the opening of the 2016 Olympics Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on August 5, Google has launches a series of Olympics-themed interactive mini games --- the 2016 Doodle Fruit Games.
The 2016 Doodle Fruit Games are fun mini games which show up to the users when they open the Google app on either the Android or iOS devices. The users can click on the Google Doodle to play a number of games including tennis, mini golf, swimming, hurdles, and water polo.
According to a development first reported by Android Police, tech biggie Google plans to shut down the 'Together' watch face feature in Android Wear - the company's operating system for wearable devices - next month.
According to the report, the Android Wear OS' 'Together' watch face feature will be shuttered by Google with effect from September 30, 2016.
Internet giant, Google might be planning to launch its new Android-powered VR headset during its upcoming I/O conference next week.
Self self-driving car is now a close reality but the question still lingers, how safe are they?
The automated vehicle technology is gaining popularity no doubt and according to some tech experts those will arrive on the global roads sooner than expected. Gaining popularity is one thing and reality is anther, will they really be safer on roads compared to the traditional cars?
Google is the first thing that comes to mind when you have to look up information, translate text or sort out emails. The company says machine learning will play a bigger part in Google's services in the future.
Reportedly, the European Commission is all set to charge Google for using its leading spot in online searches to support its own services preventing the others from hitting the spotlight. This antitrust case may be one of the largest after the one which the regulators brought against Microsoft.
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