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Google is building an internet cable that will traverse Africa and connect it to Australia

Google is building the first underwater fiber optic cable that will directly connect Africa to Australia, helping to strengthen access to the Internet in one of the least connected parts of the world. The cable, named Umoja, follows Google Equiano, w...

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'Will be housed on a military base': former Google CEO Eric Schmidt envisions government control of artificial intelligence

Former Google CEO Eric Schmidt believes that extremely powerful artificial intelligence systems in the future will be strictly protected by governments. He talked about this in an interview with Noema. "I suspect that ultimately both in the US and in...

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Google's password manager will get Family Link's sharing feature

It is worth noting that Family Link will allow you to share your password only with people in your family group, not with anyone who has a Google account. The shared access tool for Google Password Manager will be available as part of the Google Play...

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Veo is Google's new neural network that creates "high quality" 1080p videos over 60 seconds long

Google's response to Sora from OpenAI did not take long to arrive - the company introduced the AI generator Veo, capable of creating high-quality videos. Google claims that Veo has a "perfect understanding of natural language and visual semantics", w...

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Google has added Minecraft "passphrases" to Search for the game's 15th anniversary - Steve will crash everything around him

Minecraft, one of the best-selling games of all time, celebrates its 15th anniversary. The countdown starts from May 17, 2009, when the "Cave Game" was released - the first iteration of what would soon become Minecraft. To celebrate, Google has adde...

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Android 14 for TV is "faster", gets picture-in-picture mode and new power-saving modes

Android TV and Google TV devices are among the most popular ways to bring smart functions and streaming services to a regular TV. This platform usually develops slower than Android for smartphones. However, Google has not forgotten about it and at th...

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Google Gemini advised to 'light up' photofilm in smart search demo

During the Google I/O 2024 presentation, in addition to new artificial intelligence technologies, the software giant inadvertently demonstrated the main drawback of modern AI - errors, incorrect, and harmful advice. The Google presentation "Search in...

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Project Gameface ─ cursor control using facial and head movements ─ now available for Android apps

Google has announced that the code for Project Gameface is now available to Android developers. Project Gameface is positioned as a gaming mouse that allows people to control the cursor using head movements and facial gestures. This is an open-source...

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Gemini will be integrated with Calendar, Tasks and Keep, and mobile Gmail will get 3 new artificial intelligence features

During the Google I/O conference, the company announced the further transformation of its chatbot Gemini into a digital assistant specializing in daily tasks. One of the new ways to do this is the integration of Gemini with Google Calendar, Tasks, an...

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Google mentioned the word "AI" 121 times and produced 1.5 "Gemini" per minute during its nearly 2-hour I/O presentation

On May 14, the Google I/O conference took place - a traditional annual event for developers at which the company presents its innovations in the field of web technologies and services. This time, the conference lasted 110 minutes and was entirely ded...

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Google is adding AI to general search - for now in the US and by the end of the year in other countries

Google is incorporating artificial intelligence into its search. At the Google I/O 2024 presentation, the company announced major changes based on artificial intelligence in the most popular search engine. Through new features, Google is making searc...

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Google showed off Project Astra, an AI assistant with voice and visual recognition similar to GPT-4o

At the Google I/O 2024 presentation, the company showcased the virtual assistant Project Astra with artificial intelligence and visual recognition based on Google Gemini, which is currently in development. Speaking about Astra, the CEO of the experim...

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Gemini 1.5 Flash - Google's fast multimodal model with a contextual window of 2 million tokens

Google has announced the release of Gemini 1.5 Flash - a small multimodal model designed for scaling and solving narrow high-frequency tasks. The model comes with a "breakthrough" contextual window of 2 million tokens and is available from today in a...

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The Ask Photos feature in Google Photos will allow you to search for images using voice and text contextual queries

Google intends to integrate artificial intelligence deeper into the photo and video storage service Google Photos. As part of this integration, a new feature called Ask Photos will be introduced. It will allow users to search for the required images ...

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A full scan of 1 mm³ of the human brain using AI took 1.4 PB - Harvard and Google researchers scanned 57,000 cells and 150 million synapses

The data from full scanning of 1 cubic mm of the human brain required 1.4 petabytes of memory just to store sample images. In-depth exploration into neural mapping was done by researchers from Harvard and artificial intelligence experts from Google. ...

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