Nvidia claims it can beat Google’s tensor processing unit
Published in Graphics


It compared it against the wrong Nvidia card


Google’s internal benchmarks of its own TPU, or tensor processing unit, indicated that its purpose built AI board cleaned Nvidia’s clock when it came to number crunching and power consumption.

Google acussed of "extreme sexual discrimination"
Published in News


Does evil to its own staff


The US Department of Labour says that Google has systemically failed to pay women as well as men.

Google offers Android cross licencing
Published in News
Monday, 10 April 2017 11:34

Google offers Android cross licencing


No-one knows why and evil plan expected 

Google is offering up PAX a royalty-free, community-patent cross-license for its Android product, but no one is really sure why.

Google’s AI chips takes normal chips to the cleaners
Published in Processors


At least for voice recognition


Google’s attempts to solve its voice recognition problems might have resulted in an AI chip which cleans the clocks of the big chip makers.

Samsung Galaxy S8 doesn’t Daydream
Published in Graphics
Wednesday, 05 April 2017 17:33

Samsung Galaxy S8 doesn’t Daydream


But it GearVRs just fine

Google made a lot of noise about its Daydream platform and a few of our colleagues have reported that you cannot install a Daydream app on a Galaxy S8 phone. 

Google Home hoovers up 12 more smart home vendors
Published in News


Now works with sprinklers, locks, A/C, professional smart home systems

Google said  it is beginning to fulfill more potential in its voice-activated speaker and smart home platform - that's Google Home. This week, people will be able to control devices from 12 companies, marking the platform’s largest update since its launch in November.

Google announces real-time location sharing on Google Maps
Published in News


Available for Android and iOS in coming weeks


Google has decided that it will bring real-time location to Google Maps for Android users, iPhone users, mobile web and desktop users, letting anyone with a shared link to know where you are while you're traveling.

Google promises to sort out right-wing advert crisis
Published in News


Losing customers

Google has promised to sort out a mess in its British operations after advertisers were furous that their adverts were being seen promoting right-wing hate videos.

Google reveals more web-friendly compression
Published in News


Slow to compress quicker to open

Google Research come up with a better way of encoding JPEG images which can cut a third off JPEG image file-sizes with equal (or improved) appearance.

Swatch enters the wearable OS market
Published in Wearables
Friday, 17 March 2017 12:18

Swatch enters the wearable OS market


Look out Apple


Designer watch maker Swatch said that it has written its own alternative operating system for mobile watches and will be launching its own battle for the world’s watches next year.