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Frederic Lardinois / TechCrunch:
Chrome's default ad blocker goes live, removing ads on sites that repeatedly display pop-ups, autoplay video with sound, and other invasive ads   —  Chrome's built-in ad blocker will go live tomorrow.  It's the first time Google will automatically block some ads in Chrome …
Feb 14, 2018, 7:40 AMIn context
Frederic Lardinois / TechCrunch:
Google Drive adds ability to comment on Office files, PDFs, and images in preview pane without having to convert them to Google formats   —  Google is launching an update to Google Drive today that will make it easier for teams and agencies to use a mix of G Suite and Microsoft Office while working with their colleagues and customers.
Feb 7, 2018, 12:50 PMIn context
Frederic Lardinois / TechCrunch:
Mixmax, which makes a Gmail and Salesforce extension for one-click tasks that has 10K+ users, raises $10.35M to expand team from 18 to 50 people   —  Hundred of startups have tried to kill it, but email is still alive and well.  That doesn't mean it can't be improved upon, though.
Feb 6, 2018, 11:55 AMIn context
Frederic Lardinois / TechCrunch:
Microsoft makes its event routing service Azure Event Grid generally available in about 10 Azure regions   —  With Event Grid, Microsoft introduced a new Azure service last year that it hopes will become the glue that holds together modern event-driven and distributed applications.
Jan 30, 2018, 1:35 PMIn context
Frederic Lardinois / TechCrunch:
Unravel Data, which makes an app performance management platform for big data stacks, raises $15M Series B from GGV Capital, Menlo Ventures, Microsoft Ventures   —  Big data systems tend to be large, complex and often hard to troubleshoot.  In the world of databases, web and mobile stacks …
Jan 23, 2018, 5:25 PMIn context
Frederic Lardinois / TechCrunch:
Google's Project Fi now caps data bills at $60, entering the crowded market of “unlimited data” plans, will throttle speeds at 15GB   —  Google's Project Fi cell service never played the “unlimited data” game that most carriers in the U.S. like to play (and which is never truly unlimited).
Jan 17, 2018, 3:35 PMIn context
Frederic Lardinois / TechCrunch:
Google launches Cloud AutoML, a service to build image recognition and other custom AI models for developers, including those with no ML expertise   —  Google today announced the alpha launch of AutoML Vision, a new service that helps developers — including those with no machine learning …
Jan 17, 2018, 9:10 AMIn context
Frederic Lardinois / TechCrunch:
Google to start rolling out Assistant this week to US users of Android Auto, which currently uses older Google Now-like tech for speech-based queries   —  It's no secret that for Google, this year's CES is all about the Google Assistant.  One Google product where the Assistant …
Jan 9, 2018, 7:30 AMIn context
Frederic Lardinois / TechCrunch:
Google Cloud announces Preemptible GPUs in beta at 50% discount, says they can only be used for 24 hours and may be shut down with no more than a 30-sec warning   —  Google Cloud today announced the launch of preemptible GPUs.  Like Google's preemptible VMs (and AWS's comparable spot instances) …
Jan 4, 2018, 11:35 PMIn context
Frederic Lardinois / TechCrunch:
Google says it's bringing Assistant to tablets running Android 6.0+ and phones running Android 5.0+ in US, UK, India, Australia, and elsewhere   —  The Google Assistant, Google's take on Siri, Cortana and Alexa without the approachable name, has long been available on most modern phones and tablets.
Dec 13, 2017, 1:40 PMIn context

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