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Brian Heater / TechCrunch:
Google says it's using DeepMind's AI to improve battery life in Android P by learning user habits to increase efficiency   —  No surprise here, Android P was the highlight of today's Google I/O keynote.  The new version of the company's mobile operating system still doesn't have a name …
May 8, 2018, 2:40 PMIn context
Brian Heater / TechCrunch:
Android P Beta is available today   —  There was plenty of talk about Android P at today's big I/O kickoff — but when can you actually download the thing?  Right now, as a matter of fact, if you've got one of a handful of compatible handsets.  You can find the upgrade here, if you dare.
May 8, 2018, 2:30 PMIn context
Brian Heater / TechCrunch:
Google says the first Smart Displays, its Echo Show competitor built by third-parties with Assistant, YouTube, and more integrated, are coming in July   —  Smart Displays were the talk of Google's big push at CES this year — but there's been nary a peep in the intervening months.
May 8, 2018, 1:51 PMIn context
Brian Heater / TechCrunch:
Google announces it's adding six new voices, both male and female, to Assistant and will add musician John Legend's later this year   —  Not to be outdone by recent upgrades to Alexa and Siri, Google today announced that it's adding not one, but six new voices to its Assistant offering.
May 8, 2018, 1:35 PMIn context
Brian Heater / TechCrunch:
Fitbit reports Q1 revenue of $247.9M, down 17% YoY, vs. $247.3M estimated, sold 2.2M fitness trackers, down 27% YoY, vs. 2.33M estimated   —  Fitbit scored a small coup on earnings this week, ever so slightly beating revenue expectations for the quarter.  The company pulled in $247.9 million …
May 2, 2018, 6:40 PMIn context
Brian Heater / TechCrunch:
Fitbit to use Google's new Cloud Healthcare API to make its data available to doctors, letting them regularly monitor devices   —  Fitbit this morning announced plans to utilize Google's new Cloud Healthcare API, in order to continue its push into the world of serious healthcare devices.
Apr 30, 2018, 3:05 PMIn context
Brian Heater / TechCrunch:
Marble, a robotics startup that does last-mile logistics for food companies and others, raises $10M Series A from Tencent, CrunchFund, and others   —  San Francisco-based robotics company Marble announced this morning that it's just closed a $10 million Series A. The round …
Apr 24, 2018, 12:20 PMIn context
Brian Heater / TechCrunch:
Wikimedia says Google has contributed $1M+ this year with Apple, Facebook, Microsoft donating ~$50K in matching gifts; corporations account for ~4% of donations   —  YouTube's plan to combat conspiracy videos with information sourced from Wikipedia got push back from a number of different quarters …
Mar 26, 2018, 8:10 AMIn context
Brian Heater / TechCrunch:
Samsung Galaxy Unpacked 2018 liveblog   —  Mobile World Congress isn't always a huge show for Samsung (last year we got a couple of tablets and some vague 5G news), but this year the company's not messing around.  Between the many teasers and seemingly endless deluge of leaks, the Galaxy S9 is all but announced at this point.
Feb 25, 2018, 12:02 PMIn context
Brian Heater / TechCrunch:
Netgear says it will spin off its Arlo security camera wing into a standalone business by the second half of 2018 and is planning an IPO for Arlo   —  Netgear announced this afternoon that it plans to spin off its Arlo wing into a standalone business.  The networking hardware giant's board …
Feb 6, 2018, 6:35 PMIn context

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