You Can Actually Have A Normal Conversation With Google's New Personal Assistant

You Can Actually Have A Normal Conversation With Google's New Personal Assistant

Thomas Tamblyn  18.05.2016
Google has unveiled Assistant at Google I/O 2016 - an AI-powered helper that can actually have a conversation with you. We're not just...
Android Pay Launches In The UK, Here's How To Get Started

Android Pay Launches In The UK, Here's How To Get Started

Thomas Tamblyn  18.05.2016
The Android Pay app is now live in the UK, giving Android users the ability to pay using their smartphones. Android Pay can be...
Google Built An Astonishing Camera To Preserve Priceless Works Of Art

Google Built An Astonishing Camera To Preserve Priceless Works Of Art

Thomas Tamblyn  17.05.2016
Google's Cultural Institute has one very specific task, to preserve and share the astonishing pieces of art that the world collectively...
Meet Spaces - Google's Vision For Messaging In The 21st Century

Meet Spaces - Google's Vision For Messaging In The 21st Century

Thomas Tamblyn  16.05.2016
Google has a new app. It's called Spaces and in its purest form it's a messaging app that combines WhatsApp, Reddit and Pinterest into...
Google Is Officially Banning Payday Loan Adverts

Google Is Officially Banning Payday Loan Adverts

Thomas Tamblyn  11.05.2016
Google has announced that it will no longer be showing payday loan adverts on its search results. This is the first time that Google has...
The Future of Privacy: Who Protects the Public From Themselves?

The Future of Privacy: Who Protects the Public From Themselves?

Mark Hillary  6.05.2016
he extent of NSA monitoring revealed by whistle-blower Edward Snowden showed that democratic and supposedly "free" governments do already...
Google Remembers Prince With 'Purple Rain' Doodle

Google Remembers Prince With 'Purple Rain' Doodle

Thomas Tamblyn  22.04.2016
Google has honoured the late music star Prince with his very own Google Doodle in the style of the hit song 'Purple Rain'. A #GoogleDoodle...
Google Is Removing Posts Identifying Celebrities At Centre Of Threesome Injunction

Google Is Removing Posts Identifying Celebrities At Centre Of Threesome Injunction

Aubrey Allegretti  15.04.2016
Lawyers for the celebrity 'threesome couple' at the centre of a controversial legal injunction have admitted they are ordering...
Why Business Transparency Is the Real Lesson of the Panama Papers

Why Business Transparency Is the Real Lesson of the Panama Papers

Dan Gandesha  15.04.2016
Transparency is the new normal. The future belongs to the businesses that embrace it.
Google's New Robot Is Scarily Good At Everyday Tasks You Can't Do

Google's New Robot Is Scarily Good At Everyday Tasks You Can't Do

Nitya Rajan  11.04.2016
Google has unveiled a bipedal robot that is scarily adept at doing a number of tasks that we humans might find difficult. The machine was...
Samsung's 'Smart' Contact Lenses Could Give Us Superhuman Vision

Samsung's 'Smart' Contact Lenses Could Give Us Superhuman Vision

Nitya Rajan  6.04.2016
Samsung is planning to change how we all experience the world if their latest patent is anything to go by. The company has filed a patent...
Google Cardboard Plastic Is A Brilliant Take On Virtual Reality

Google Cardboard Plastic Is A Brilliant Take On Virtual Reality

Nitya Rajan  1.04.2016
Google has perfected its April Fool's Day offering with its latest "virtual reality headset," Google Cardboard Plastic.  In...
Gmail's April Fools' Prank Backfired So Badly It Cost One Guy A Job

Gmail's April Fools' Prank Backfired So Badly It Cost One Guy A Job

Thomas Tamblyn  1.04.2016
Google is known for taking April Fools' really really seriously. The 'Mic Drop' prank is one such example - a real feature which Google...
Artificial Intelligence - The Fourth Revolution?

Artificial Intelligence - The Fourth Revolution?

Max Sanderson  22.03.2016
Just over a week ago, Google Deepmind's AlphaGo machine crushed 18-time World Go Champion Lee Sedol 4-1 in a 5 game series, heralding an...