If AOL represented the first wave of the Internet, and Google and Facebook represent the 2nd wave, what will the 3rd wave look like?
Last year, Google unleashed its Deep Dream Generator on the world, and a wave of images filled with bright lines, eyeballs and creepy dog heads flooded the internet. Now a team at the University of Freiburg in Germany has given neural...Show More Summary
Right next door to super-hot Venice Google Maps 12444 West Venice Boulevard The wave of desirability washing over an handful of Westside neighborhoods thanks to Silicon Beach and the influx of tech money that’s come with it isn’t just affecting coastal neighborhoods like Venice. Show More Summary
Google Now on Tap, a one-time cool but limited party trick, is sure turning into the useful service we all hoped (and sort of envisioned) it could be come. The latest wave of new features to hit the in-the-moment search service includes...Show More Summary
Apple made waves today with a big change to the App Store: If an iPhone developer can keep a customer as a paid subscriber to their app for a year, Apple will take a 15% cut of revenue, instead of its usual 30%. This is a big deal. It...Show More Summary
DMCA notices have been sent to Google to remove the infamous picture that triggered a wave of "fat" memes of the singer.
According to some very smart people an eventual robot rebellion isn't far fetched. Google owned DeepMind director Nick Bostrom said the current wave of emerging technology could make Hollywood nightmares a reality.
Google held its latest I/O press conference yesterday at its headquarters in Mountain View, California, where the tech giant announced a wave of future plans including new products for the house and car. Right now Google’s popular Android Auto smartphone integration system is being updated with improved voice activation through the Apple...
Google announced a huge wave of updates with practical new features and plans for its Android Auto car interface system, including the ultimate dystopian future-reality fear of your phone completely encompassing your car. Read more....
T-Mobile announced today that its Binge On video service now supports over 80 streaming platforms, thanks to the addition of a new wave. New video-only services include NBC, Univision, and Qello Concerts, but T-Mobile has also added in music services that happen to show videos. Show More Summary
Last week, Google’s Webmaster Trends Analyst John Mueller confirmed on Twitter that the latest wave of changes to Google's mobile-friendly ranking signal has now finished rolling out.
Back in November, YouTube added the ability to watch any video with a VR headset. That same functionality has now landed on iOS. To be clear, you’ve been able to watch 360 videos on iOS since last year. Those you can watch by waving your handset around in the air or tapping and dragging with your finger. Show More Summary
The BBC is one of the world's most respected broadcasters yet some copyright holders think that it's a pirate powerhouse. In a wave of notices sent to Google in recent weeks the BBC has been accused of infringement more than 130 times,...Show More Summary
In the latest Forrester Wave report for Big Data Hadoop Cloud Solutions, Microsoft Azure came on top beating both Google and Amazon Web Services. After 37-criteria evaluation, Forrester recognized Microsoft Azure as a leader in their Big Data Hadoop Cloud Solutions. We are excited to see Microsoft so prominently placed in the Forrester Big Data […]
Today is my final day writing for The Next Web before I embark on something new. Late May will mark seven years since my first ever article was published. It was about the launch of Google Wave, and thankfully my career here outlived that once hotly-anticipated piece of technology. Show More Summary
Google may be the king of search but some of its best efforts around building communications tools have failed – remember Wave? – or faltered – remember the last time you used Google+? No, me neither. Google Chat, now integrated with Google Hangouts, was once my go-to office gossip tool. Show More Summary
In his first-ever letter to shareholders, Google CEO Sundar Pichai says the next wave of computing is all about machine learning. And a computer that can beat you at a 2,500-year-old board game.
Back in January Google rolled out its first wave of high-speed Wi-Fi to train stations in India, and now the company has added nine more stations. With more than 100,000 people already logging into the Wi-Fi each week, Google's mainShow More Summary
Blank space on your calendar used to be a good thing. It was your free time, when you could relax, work on a personal project or hang with friends. Now, Google wants to fill empty calendar space with the activities you’d like to do at some point but never seem to have time for. Show More Summary
Microsoft’s Cortana personal assistant competes against the likes of Apple’s Siri, Amazon’s Alexa and the unnamed mystery voice behind Google Now. It’s part of a new wave of services that are slowly making talking to computers mainstream, but because of Microsoft’s weak position on mobile, it hasn’t quite had the same impact as some of its competitors. Read More