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Google Kubernetes Engine 1.10 Is Generally Available and Enterprise Ready

by Steef-Jan Wiggers Follow 4 Followers on  Jun 01, 2018

Google has announced the general availability of the 1.10 version of their kubernetes engine. Furthermore, in parallel of the 1.10 release, Google will release several new features to support enterprise use cases with the engine like the Shared Virtual Private Cloud (VPC), Regional Persistent Disks and Regional Clusters, Node Auto-Repair and the Horizontal Pod Autoscaler.

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Android Jetpack Brings WorkManager, Navigation and More

by Diogo Carleto Follow 31 Followers on  May 23, 2018

Android Jetpack brings new components, tools and architectural guidance to develop Android apps. The new components are WorkManager, Navigation, Paging, Slices and Android KTX.

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ARCore 1.2 Lets Users Share AR Worlds

by Sergio De Simone Follow 12 Followers on  May 21, 2018

At its recent I/O 2018 conference, Google announced version 1.2 of its augmented reality framework, ARCore, which brings collaborative AR experiences through Cloud Anchors, vertical plane detection, and SceneForms, which makes it possible to create 3D apps without using OpenGL.

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Google Overhauls the Android Support Library into AndroidX

by Sergio De Simone Follow 12 Followers on  May 10, 2018

The new Android extension library (AndroidX) is a replacement for the seven-year old Support library, aiming to streamline things and provide a solid foundation for the further evolution of the library.

AI, ML & Data Engineering Follow 751 Followers

Google Upgrades Its Speech-to-Text Service with Tailored Deep-Learning Models

by Alexis Perrier Follow 1 Followers on  May 09, 2018

A month after Google announced breakthroughs in Text-to-Speech generation technologies, the company followed through with a major upgrade of its Speech-to-Text API cloud service. The updated service leverages deep-learning models for speech transcription that are tailored to specific use-cases: short voice commands, phone calls and video and includes adding punctuation to the transcribed text.

AI, ML & Data Engineering Follow 751 Followers

Google I/O Opening Keynote Featured ML Kit, Google Assistant, TPU 3.0 & Host of Other Announcements

by Wesley Reisz Follow 16 Followers on  May 09, 2018

For the third time in as many years, Google I/O kicked off yesterday at the Shoreline Amphitheatre in Mountain View, California. Nearly perfect weather greeted the 7,000 attendees who met to learn from Google’s Annual flagship developer conference.

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Oracle Seeks $8.8 Billion in Damages from Google after Appeal

by Kesha Williams Follow 1 Followers on  Apr 30, 2018 7

Oracle says Google’s use of Java APIs was not fair. Google says it was. The court battle between the two tech giants started back in 2010, and after ongoing trials and appeals, the U.S. Court of Appeals reached a decision -- Google’s use of Java in Android wasn’t fair use. Google could owe Oracle billions. The battle is not over though; it may reach the Supreme Court.

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Google's IoT Platform "Android Things" is Feature Complete

by Sergio De Simone Follow 12 Followers on  Apr 18, 2018

Google has released the latest preview version of Android Things, DP 8, which stabilized the API surface for the upcoming stable release.

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An Early Look at Zircon, Google Fuchsia New Microkernel

by Sergio De Simone Follow 12 Followers on  Apr 15, 2018

Google has published the official book about Fuchsia, its new operating systems aimed at IoT and mobile devices. Fuchsia will be based on a new microkernel called Zircon.

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Kayenta: An Open Source Canary Analysis Tool from Netflix and Google

by Abel Avram Follow 7 Followers on  Apr 11, 2018

Kayenta is an open source canary analysis tool used to evaluate the readiness for production of a new version of a software.

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Android Studio Switched to New D8 Compiler

by Sergio De Simone Follow 12 Followers on  Apr 09, 2018

Recently released Android Studio 3.1 switched to a new DEX compiler which promises to provide better and faster compilation, writes Google software engineer Jeffrey van Gogh.

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Google Open Sources Accessibility Test Framework for iOS

by Sergio De Simone Follow 12 Followers on  Apr 04, 2018

Google GTXiLib, an accessibility test automation framework for iOS, is now open source under the Apache License. GTXiLib is written in Objective-C and integrate with Xcode unit testing facilities.

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Android Studio 3.1 Aims to Improve App Development Productivity

by Sergio De Simone Follow 12 Followers on  Mar 31, 2018

The latest release of Android Studio, version 3.1, focuses on improving app development productivity and includes a new C++ performance profiler, command line support for Kotlin Lint checks, SQL code completion and improved refactoring, and more.

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Google Previews New "Bristlecone" Quantum Processor

by Sergio De Simone Follow 12 Followers on  Mar 14, 2018

Google research scientist Julian Kelly presented Google’s new quantum processor, dubbed Bristlecone, able to scale up to 72 qubits.

AI, ML & Data Engineering Follow 751 Followers

Facebook Releases Open Source "Detectron" Deep-Learning Library for Object Detection

by Alexis Perrier Follow 1 Followers on  Mar 13, 2018

Recent releases from Facebook and Google implement the most current deep-learning algorithms to take a crack at the challenging problem of machine object detection.

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