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Bloomberg:
How Google's meandering, secretive, non-committal robotics efforts since 2013 slowed progress in the field   —  Its scattered, ambiguous, frequently abandoned objectives for its string of big acquisitions have hurt the whole field.  —  In 1982, Blade Runner introduced the world to replicants …
Oct 15, 2017, 1:45 AMIn context
Mark Bergen / Bloomberg:
Google ends controversial “first click free” policy, won't demote paywalled news sites in search results, and will offer new tools to help sell subscriptions   —  Search engine drops controversial ‘first-click free’ program  —  Company won't demote paywalled news sites in search results
Oct 2, 2017, 12:40 AMIn context
Bloomberg:
Sources: Google to launch Advanced Protection Program marketed at high-profile users that replaces 2-factor auth with physical keys, blocks all third party apps   —  New service for Gmail, data will block third-party apps, hacks  —  Product designed to replace two-factor authentication
Sep 29, 2017, 7:25 PMIn context
Bloomberg:
EU competition chief says it's up to competitors to approve Google's remedies in shopping search antitrust case   —  EU's Vestager says rivals' complaints could trigger new fines  —  Google faces Sept. 28 deadline to comply with antitrust order  —  How will the European Union's antitrust …
Sep 22, 2017, 2:25 PMIn context
Bloomberg:
Source: Google is close to buying HTC assets to bolster its hardware business; a report says Google will buy HTC's mobile phone design operations for ~$330M   —  Phone business has changed since Google jettisoned Motorola  —  Features like augmented reality require more hardware control
Sep 20, 2017, 11:51 AMIn context
Mark Bergen / Bloomberg:
Alphabet creates XXVI Holdings Inc. through which it will separate “Other Bets” from Google and become direct owner of subsidiaries like Waymo and Verily   —  Google business to be legally separated from car, health units  —  Holding company name plays on Page's dream of Other Bets
Sep 1, 2017, 3:42 PMIn context
Bloomberg:
Google says it's sharing a plan to comply with EU shopping search demands today; the search giant had initially said it “respectfully disagreed” with the ruling   —  EU gave Google until Tuesday to draw up shopping search plan  —  Google risks daily fines if it doesn't comply by Sept. 28
Aug 29, 2017, 3:50 PMIn context
Mark Bergen / Bloomberg:
YouTube's policy changes to crack down on extremist content go into effect this week with new restrictions on viewing, sharing, and monetizing videos   —  Selected videos will lose ads, comments and have new warnings  —  Policy changes announced in June to go into effect Thursday
Aug 24, 2017, 10:15 PMIn context
Mark Bergen / Bloomberg:
Google is testing new tools with NYT and FT to boost subscriptions for publishers; tools may include changes to “first click free”, payment, targeting options   —  Changes coming around search results and potentially payments  —  New York Times and Financial Times are first early testers
Aug 18, 2017, 9:55 PMIn context
Bloomberg:
China's key advantages in race to build AI: the government's financial support, ability to mandate foreign firms' cooperation, and pervasive data on citizens   —  China has key AI ingredient: a vast well of government data  —  Big companies, startups, nation plowing money into field
Aug 15, 2017, 1:55 PMIn context

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