Google’s new ‘data echoing’ technique speeds up AI training

CTOvision

AI accelerator hardware like Google’s Tensor Processing Units and Intel’s Nervana Neural Network Processor promise to speed up AI model training, but because of the way the chips are architected, earlier stages of the training pipeline (like data preprocessing) don’t benefit from the boosts. That’s why scientists at Google Brain, Google’s AI research division, propose […]. News Google

Google’s Mysterious Fuchsia OS Developer Site Debuts With New Fascinating Details

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Google’s mysterious Fuchsia OS has been a skunkworks project at the company for years now, with only small glimpses of the new operating system, and lots of buzz in the media every time some new development takes place. Earlier this year, Google hired a prominent Apple software engineer to help bring the new operating system […]. News Google

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Google Duplex and the Problem with the Turing Test

CTOvision

The recent demonstration of Google Duplex by CEO Sundar Pichai has grabbed the world’s attention. The demo shows a pre-recorded, and supposedly realtime, interaction between an experimental Google voice assistant, called Google Duplex, interacting with a receptionist at a hair salon and having a back-and-forth conversation to book an appointment. Other demos linked on the Google […].

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Google Data Center FAQ

Data Center Knowledge

Everything you ever wanted to know (and didn't) about Google data centers but were afraid to ask Read More. faq Google

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Learn Google Cloud by Doing with New Google Cloud Training!

Linux Academy

Ready to learn Google Cloud by doing? From new courses to new labs, we have a ton of exciting new Google Cloud updates at Linux Academy ( where you can get the most Google Cloud training on this planet! ). Google Cloud Sandboxes. Google Cloud Labs.

Anthos Ups Google’s Enterprise Efforts

Forrester IT

(With Dave Bartoletti and John Rymer) The biggest announcement out of the Google Cloud Next conference in early April was the general availability of its Cloud Services Platform but with a new brand name: Anthos.

What's behind Google Hire?

Computer Weekly

Google Hire is the latest move by the internet search giant to expand its reach. We investigate the implications

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Google Next ’19 After Party

Linux Academy

You are cordially invited to the Linux Academy Google Next After Party ! We’re packing our bags and heading to Google Next 2019 in San Francisco! Join us on Thursday night for the official Linux Academy Google Next After Party on April 11th from 6 – 9 PM PDT.

HSBC recruits CIO from Google

Computer Weekly

HSBC has recruited a CIO from Google as it seeks to continue to digitise its retail banking services

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Google and Hortonworks Team Up: HDP Now Part of Google Cloud

CTOvision

Hortonworks'' Hadoop Data Platform (HDP) is now a supported feature on Google Cloud. This new feature will allow dynamic provisioning of HDP clusters on the Google Cloud Platform, providing scalability for enterprise-wide solutions employing HDP, as well as providing a means for rapidly setting up prototyping and development environments. Part of the solution utilizes Apache''s Ambari plugin, along with scripting developed by Google and Hortonworks, to enable easy provisioning.

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Google Devs Get to Run Google Infrastructure for Six Months

Data Center Knowledge

Cloud Computing Downtime Google Infrastructure StaffingCompany wants more engineers to understand operations at global scale Read More.

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Researchers Say Google Fiber Has Nationwide Potential

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If Google has its way, the Net Neutrality issue could soon become, well, less of an issue. CTO Cyber Security DoD and IC Government Research Tech Trends Comcast Federal Communications Commission Google Google Fiber Internet service provider Net neutrality Sanford Bernstein Wall Street

Google Reveals Espresso, Its Edge Data Center SDN

Data Center Knowledge

Cloud Computing Google NetworkingFourth and most challenging pillar of its SDN strategy, Espresso manages performance at peering points Read More.

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Amazon, Google Detail Next Round of Cloud Data Center Launches

Data Center Knowledge

Amazon plans Paris data centers, while Google unveils eight new cloud locations planned for 2017 Read More. Amazon Cloud Computing Data Center Strategies Google

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Tech Titans Google And Microsoft Are Transforming Cybersecurity

Forrester IT

Last April, we outlined how the “Tech Titans” (Amazon, Google, and Microsoft) were poised to change the cybersecurity landscape by introducing a new model for enterprises to consume cyber security solutions.

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Google Identifies Companies with Unsecure Email Practices

CTOvision

Google recently released a free Video Quality Report , a means for Internet users to determine the quality of their Internet connections and to compare the speeds of their Internet service provider with other local ISPs. Analysis Architecture Cyber Security Gadgets Mobile gmail Google

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Why Google Fiber Is High-Speed Internet’s Most Successful Failure

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Blair Levin and Larry Downes provide an article explaining why even in failing, Google Fiber changed the nature of competition in internet infrastructure and accelerated incumbent broadband investments by years on Harvard Business Review : In 2010, Google rocked the $60 billion broadband industry by announcing plans to deploy fiber-based home internet service, offering connections up […]. CTO News Google

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Facebook and Google to Build Transpacific Submarine Cable

Data Center Knowledge

Asia-Pacific Cloud Computing Connectivity Facebook Google Los AngelesThe partnership is the latest sign of ongoing power balance shift in the world of transcontinental connectivity. Read More.

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Google Glass Feeds from CTOvision, Delphi Brief, Analyst One: stay informed through Google Glass

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By Bob Gourley We announced two weeks ago that we are now part of the Google Glass explorer program. If you use Google Glass yourself, please check these out. You will need to activate your Google Glass channel. This is the first known national security feed into Google Glass.

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Google Will Stop Reading Your Emails for Gmail Ads

Data Center Knowledge

Google is stopping one of the most controversial advertising formats. Cloud Companies GoogleRead More.

Announcing Instant Hands-On Labs for Google Cloud

Linux Academy

Today, we’re happy to announce instant labs are now part of our Google Cloud Consoles in the Linux Academy Cloud Playground! The Cloud Playground is an excellent tool to be able to practice in scenario-based Linux, Kubernetes, Amazon Web Services (AWS), and Google Cloud environments.

Net Neutrality Advocates Arrested at Google Headquarters

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Regarding the current debate over the FCC’s proposed fast lanes, most consider Google a supporter of Net Neutrality. In early May, Google signed a letter to the FCC opposing fast lanes. In early June, Google supported the Reset the Net campaign , a protest against mass data collection.

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Google says it will address AI, machine learning model bias with technology called TCAV

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Google, IBM, Others Pitch Open Standard for Cloud Server Design

Data Center Knowledge

Blades Dell Google Hewlett-Packard IBM IntelOpenCAPI positioned as open alternative to Intel’s proprietary tech Read More.

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Google Seeks to Incorporate Non-Latin Languages

CTOvision

Google plans to change that. The announcement mirrors Googles other projects that strive to make Internet access universal. Strategy Trends gmail Google By Shannon Perry. Do you have the email address you want? If you do, you are one of the lucky few.

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Everything You Wanted to Know about Google Data Centers

Data Center Knowledge

Here’s our updated Google data center FAQ Read More. Featured Google

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Second Google Data Center Coming to Singapore

Data Center Knowledge

Future multi-level facility will stand next to Google's existing Singapore data center and cost $380 million Read More. Asia-Pacific Google

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Google stored some passwords in plain text for fourteen years

CTOvision

In a blog post today, Google disclosed that it recently discovered a bug that caused some portion of G Suite users to have their passwords stored in plain text. The bug has been around since 2005, though Google says that it can’t find any evidence that anybody’s password was improperly accessed. It’s resetting any passwords […]. Artificial Intelligence News

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Google Building Quantum Computing Processors

Data Center Knowledge

Featured Google Company’s artificial intelligence team partners with leading quantum electronics scientists. Read More.

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Google open-sources AI that can distinguish between voices with 92% accuracy

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Google is going open-source with it’s best-kept secret to users – AI technology. According to sources, Google is releasing open-source AI algorithms that its researchers say can distinguish between voices with 92% accuracy. — The Google patented tool called Diarization — the process of partitioning out a speech sample into distinctive, homogeneous segments according to who said what, […]. Artificial Intelligence News Google

Machine learning APIs for Google Cloud Platform

Cloud Musings

Google Cloud Platform (GCP) is considered to be one of the Big 3 cloud platforms among Microsoft Azure and AWS. The following excerpt is taken from the book ‘ Cloud Analytics with Google Cloud Platform ‘ authored by Sanket Thodge.

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Google-Backed FASTER Submarine Cable Goes Live

Data Center Knowledge

Asia-Pacific Cloud Computing Connectivity Google OregonSystem adds much needed bandwidth between US and Asian data center markets Read More.

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Google Cuts Compute Engine Pricing Once Again

Data Center Knowledge

Google''s move is likely to spur other big cloud providers to do the same Read More. Cloud Computing Google

Video Tour: Google Data Center in South Carolina

Data Center Knowledge

Google Infrastructure team talks about company’s $1.2 billion data center campus Read More.

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Google Opens a New Front in Cloud Price Wars

Data Center Knowledge

Analysts say new discounts can make Google’s cloud cheaper for big users than AWS Read More. Cloud Computing Google

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