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Would Your Business Buy a Waymo Self-Driving Truck — If Google Builds One?

Waymo, Alphabet Inc.’s self-driving car division, is working on developing self-driving trucks. The company behind Google (NASDAQ:GOOGL) expects autonomous vehicle technology to make a big impact on the long distance trucking industry over the next several years. Companies would still likely use actual drivers for local pickup and deliveries, and then just rely on self-driving trucks for the long-distance parts ... Read More »

Google I/O 2017: Daydream 2.0 to Bring Chrome VR, Shared Rooms in YouTube VR, and More

HIGHLIGHTS Daydream 2.0 to get VR Web browser YouTube VR will have shared rooms for groups to interact Improvements to UI include new dashboard for quick access Google at its ongoing developers conference unloaded tons of new information regarding its augmented reality and virtual reality efforts. During the keynote address, Google confirmed Daydream VR support for Samsung’s Galaxy S8 and ... Read More »

Google Pixel, Nexus Users Face Fingerprint Sensor Issues Post Android 7.1.2 Update

Earlier this month, the Android 7.1.2 Nougat update was made available for Pixel and select Nexus devices and brought along several bug fixes along. Now, several Pixel and Nexus owners have complained that the update also brought along an issue regarding the fingerprint sensors due to which the device fails to recognise the authentication hardware. On its support forum, Google ... Read More »

Google Combines YouTube Music, Google Play Music Teams; Unified App Likely to Launch Soon

HIGHLIGHTS Google Play Music and YouTube Music teams combined Google likely to launch unified music app YouTube Music offered music with and without video Google has confirmed that it has merged the teams behind YouTube Music and Google Play Music. The move is said to be a way Google wants to pave the way for a unified Music app though ... Read More »

Facebook and Google Begin to Police Fake News

The 2016 U.S. Presidential election cycle won’t be soon forgotten. It shattered old conventions and introduced a completely new way of running a campaign, including fake news. No doubt some of that content was generated for political purposes. But, for better worse, some fake news was created simply for profit. For social media giants Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) and Google (NASDAQ:GOOGL), this ... Read More »

In the News: Google Ends Right-Side Ads, MailChimp Adds Preview Feature

Successful marketing plans need many different facets in order to be effective. You need to consider things like search ads, email marketing and more. And this week, marketers got some news that impacts the way that both their search ads and marketing emails might be displayed. Get these headlines and more below in this week’s Small Business Trends news and ... Read More »

Google Search App’s Revamped Carousel UI for Recipes Now Rolling Out

Google Search App’s Revamped Carousel UI for Recipes Now Rolling Out HIGHLIGHTS Update UI was first spotted in December Larger, detailed cards will be shown for step-by-step instructions New Search interface is also meant to help you discover new recipes Back in December, it had been spotted that Google was tweaking its search interface to offer users a more refined ... Read More »

Google Surpasses Apple to Become the Most Valuable Brand in the World: Report

HIGHLIGHTS Apple loses its throne after five years Google gave the top spot to Apple in 2012 Apple’s lack of innovation is being blamed Breaking Apple’s five-year record, Google has taken the top spot as the most valuable brand in the world. In the latest Brand Finance Global 500 report, Apple comes in second, followed by Amazon, AT&T, Microsoft, Samsung, ... Read More »

Google Sells Satellite Imaging Business Terra Bella to Planet Labs

Alphabet Inc’s Google said on Friday it would sell its satellite imaging business, Terra Bella, to Planet Labs, a San Francisco-based private satellite operator founded by former NASA scientists. The financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. As part of the deal, Planet Labs will acquire the Terra Bella business including the SkySat constellation of satellites, Alphabet said. “When ... Read More »

Google Allo No Longer Features in Top 500 Apps on Google Play

Google Allo No Longer Features in Top 500 Apps on Google Play HIGHLIGHTS Google Allo has seen a drastic ranking drop in last one month Google recently added a chatbot named Lucky to the app The app has consistently dropped out of top 500 in recent weeks It seems like Google’s experiment to simplify messaging and video chats with the ... Read More »