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In need of a mid-afternoon snooze? There's an app for that. Well, sort of. Dutch-based creative agencies Kakhiel, Venour and Biko created Google Naps as a parody of Google's popular mapping application.
Are the simplest phones the smartest? While the rest of the world is updating statuses and playing games on smartphones, Africa is developing useful SMS-based solutions to everyday needs, says journalist Toby Shapshak. In this eye-opening talk, Shapshak explores the frontiers of mobile invention in Africa as he asks us to reconsider our preconceived notions of innovation.
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By Patrick Lin and Evan Selinger The technology world was abuzz last week when Google announced it spent nearly half a billion dollars to acquire DeepMind, a UK-based artificial intelligence (AI) lab. With few details available, commentators speculated on the underlying motivation. Is the deal linked to Google’s buying spree of seven [...]
Google, fighting a lawsuit claiming its interception of e-mails amounts to illegal wiretapping, asked U.S. District Judge Lucy Koh in a filing in San Jose on Thursday to redact "confidential" information from the transcript, without being more specific. Google's latest move to keep records in the case out of public view comes as Koh is weighing a request by companies including National Public Radio, the New York Times and Washington Post to unseal other key documents filed earlier that the company contended were too sensitive to be revealed. According to Rommel, Google in September or October 2010 moved Content Onebox, which previously scanned stored e-mails, to "the delivery pipeline," to extract data before users received the messages. The media companies contend that Google improperly sought to seal, for example, an e-mail exchange between employees analyzing different Gmail systems, and documents describing an experiment conducted to better understand how users interact with Gmail, and why they click on ads, according to a court filing. Google's sealing order relies on a "nebulous economic harm" that the company claims could result from "the public disclosure of any information about Google's business model or technology," the media companies said in a court filing.
What would the internet be without Google? Sure, there are other search engines out there, but the world's biggest and arguably its best one serves up over one billion results out of Mountain View, Calif., every day to people in 146 countries.