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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
Aditya Tendulkar / The Keyword:
Google Maps adds business messaging features to its mobile apps, lets users ask questions, place orders, and track conversations with local businesses   —  Last year we enabled users in select countries to message businesses from the Business Profiles on Google.
Nov 15, 2018, 1:30 AMIn context
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Google says Gboard on Android can now use AI to suggest GIFs, emoji, and stickers that are “related to your conversation”, available globally in English   —  We communicate in pictures more than ever before.  Emoji, stickers, or GIFs often get your point across better than just words.
Nov 12, 2018, 1:55 PMIn context
Sundar Pichai / The Keyword:
Google says it will make arbitration optional for individual sexual harassment claims, provide more info about investigations, expand training, and more   —  At Google we try hard to build a workplace that supports our employees and empowers them to do their best work.
Nov 8, 2018, 11:42 AMIn context
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Google says that, thanks to its 50M+ Local Guides, more than 40M places on Maps now have accessibility information   —  Navigating the physical world is one of the most challenging problems for the more than one billion people who have disabilities.  It is also a hard technical problem to solve.
Oct 24, 2018, 2:50 PMIn context
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Google now lets users review and delete their recent search activity and provides easier access to privacy controls, on desktop today and mobile apps later   —  We're always working on making it easier for you to understand and control your data so you can make privacy choices that are right for you.
Oct 24, 2018, 9:10 AMIn context
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In the wake of WSJ story, Alphabet shuts down Google+ for consumers, debuts more granular Google Account permissions, adds restrictions to Gmail API   —  Many third-party apps, services and websites build on top of our various services to improve everyone's phones, working life, and online experience.
Oct 8, 2018, 1:20 PMIn context
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Google says that in Chrome 70, coming mid-October, it will allow users to disable linking Google website and Chrome sign-ins   —  We recently made a change to simplify the way Chrome handles sign-in.  Now, when you sign into any Google website, you're also signed into Chrome with the same account.
Sep 25, 2018, 9:50 PMIn context

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