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Kent Walker / The Keyword:
Google says it will start asking Android users in Europe to choose their preferred web browser and search apps in response to EU Commission antitrust concerns   —  For nearly a decade, we've been in discussions with the European Commission about the way some of our products work.
Mar 19, 2019, 10:15 PMIn context
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Google and DeepMind are using AI to predict the power output of wind farms 36 hours ahead of actual generation, boosting economic value of wind energy by ~20%   —  Carbon-free technologies like renewable energy help combat climate change, but many of them have not reached their full potential.
Feb 27, 2019, 4:05 AMIn context
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Google says Android One activations grew 250% YoY, 50%+ of new entry-level Android devices are Android Go, and Digital Wellbeing tools are coming to more phones   —  Android's mission has always been to work closely with a broad and open ecosystem of partners to push the boundaries of hardware and software …
Feb 25, 2019, 7:25 AMIn context
Manuel Bronstein / The Keyword:
Google Assistant now works in eight Indic languages, gets multilingual support for more languages, is coming to feature phones and Google Maps in more languages   —  Vice President of Product, Google Assistant … In most countries around the world, phones are the primary way people interact with the Google Assistant.
Feb 25, 2019, 4:25 AMIn context
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Google's experiment finds 45% traffic decline to news sites when displaying search results with no snippets as EU Copyright Directive's Article 11 may require   —  In the next few days, European legislators meet to decide on a final text of the European Copyright Directive.
Feb 7, 2019, 9:55 AMIn context
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Google launches Password Checkup, a Chrome extension that alerts users to breaches and prompts resets, and Cross Account Protection for apps with Google Sign in   —  Editor's note: Today is Safer Internet Day, but we'll be talking about it all week with a collection of posts from teams from across Google.
Feb 5, 2019, 11:11 AMIn context
Lie Junius / The Keyword:
Alphabet's Jigsaw expands its free Project Shield service to organizations across EU, including journalists, to defend against DDoS attacks ahead of elections   —  Our work to prevent election-related abuse ahead of and during elections means teams and subject matter experts across Google are working closely together.
Jan 29, 2019, 8:30 PMIn context
Kent Walker / Google:
Google says it won't sell general-purpose facial recognition APIs before working through “important technology and policy questions”   —  More than 400 million people in the world have diabetes.  A third of them have diabetic retinopathy, a complication that can cause permanent blindness.
Dec 13, 2018, 3:20 PMIn context
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Google says its For You tab for Google Maps, which gives personalized recommendations, is now rolling out in 40+ countries on iOS and 130+ countries on Android   —  It's officially the holiday season, which means lots of time spent with friends and family.  But all of that together …
Dec 10, 2018, 12:50 PMIn context
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Google launches a personalized audio news feed on Google Assistant using Google News, rolling out to some users in the US in English   —  For the past century, radio has been a one-size-fits-all medium.  Turn on the radio and you're dropped into a show at a moment in time …
Dec 6, 2018, 3:40 PMIn context

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