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The Machine Learning behind Android Smart Linkify API

by Alex Giamas Follow 9 Followers on  Aug 20, 2018

Last week, Google announced Android 9, codenamed Pie. Android is launching a set of new features, powered by Artificial Intelligence. One of the most important new AI powered features is Android Smart Linkify. This article explores the architecture behind the dual in-device Neural Network powering content understanding in context to generate smart links on any text showing up on an Android phone.

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Google Cloud Platform Release Edge TPU and Cloud IoT Edge

by Steef-Jan Wiggers Follow 7 Followers on  Jul 30, 2018

Google announced it would bring two new products to their cloud platform to aid customers in developing and deploying their devices. These products are the Edge TPU, a new hardware chip, and Cloud IoT Edge, an expansion of the Google Cloud AI capability for gateways as well as connected devices.

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Google Cirq: a Python Open Source Library for Quantum Computing

by Sergio De Simone Follow 14 Followers on  Jul 29, 2018

Cirq aims to make it easier to write, manipulate, and optimize quantum algorithms for noisy intermediate scale quantum (NISQ) computers. Cirq also enables the execution of those programs on a local simulator and is designed to support future quantum hardware and quantum cloud processors.

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Continuous Integration for Google Play Apps

by Sergio De Simone Follow 14 Followers on  Jul 05, 2018

At the last Google I/O conference, Google introduced version 3 of its Google Play Publishing API, which enables developers to publish their apps to Google Play from their continuous integration workflows.

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Android P Will Expand its Use of Compiler-Based Security Mitigations

by Sergio De Simone Follow 14 Followers on  Jul 02, 2018

The upcoming Android P, which was recently released in beta, will use more compiler-based security mitigations, writes Google engineer Ivan Lozano, including control flow integrity and integer overflow sanitization.

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Google Kubernetes Engine 1.10 Is Generally Available and Enterprise Ready

by Steef-Jan Wiggers Follow 7 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 38 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 14 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 App Engine to Support Node.js 8.x Using the Recently Open Source gVisor Sandbox

by Wesley Reisz Follow 17 Followers on  May 10, 2018

Google App Engine (GAE), Google's PaaS offering, is now offering a preview of support for the Node.js 8.x runtime within the standard environment, with a full release promised soon.

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Google Overhauls the Android Support Library into AndroidX

by Sergio De Simone Follow 14 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.

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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.

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

by Wesley Reisz Follow 17 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 4 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 14 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 14 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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