Yahoo CEO Search Heats Up:   All Things D says Yahoo has narrowed down its CEO search to four or five big names, including Google business lead Nikesh Arora, former Microsoft executives Brian McAndrews and Hulu CEO Jason Kilar. While Kilar would be absolutely perfect (he’s smart, likeable,...
  Getty Images on Wednesday filed a competition law complaint against Google with the European Commission. The company last year filed an "interested third party" submission in support of the EC's investigation into Google's anticompetitive business practices.   Getty's complaint, in e...
Google's Self-Driving Car Project and Fiat Chrysler last week announced that they would integrate autonomous vehicle technology into 2017 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid minivans as part of Google's testing program. It is the first time Google has worked directly with a car manufacturer to integrate its s...
Google's AlphaGo on Tuesday rocked the worlds of Go and artificial intelligence when it beat 18-time international Go champion Lee Se-dol the final round of the Google DeepMind Challenge.   DeepMind Challenge Match 5DeepMind Challenge Match 5: AlphaGo vs. Lee Se-dolLee lost the first three ro...
Google is developing a standalone virtual reality headset that will be several steps removed from Google's Cardboard VR, The Wall Street Journal reported last week. Instead of relying on a user's smartphone and a lens-fitted cardboard headset, it will have all the necessary components built in. &nb...
Movidius on Wednesday announced that it's working with Google to put deep learning on mobile devices.   Google will source Movidius' latest flagship chip -- the MA2450 -- and software development environment, and will contribute to Movidius' neural network technology road map in return. &nbs...
Google is now showing extended featured snippets for some queries, which should not surprise anyone.   Google is now showing extended featured snippets, where they add more information to the top featured snippet box for some queries. Featured snippets are often seen in the Google search resu...
Purchases on Google testing continues, Product Listing Ads are getting access to more inventory and brick-and-mortar retailers running local inventory ads see some new features. These are among the announcements from Google at Shoptalk in Las Vegas on Monday.   Product Listing Ads in image se...
Isn’t it weird when two big movies come out simultaneously—with exactly the same plot? In a single year, we might have two movies about killer volcanoes (1997), asteroids hitting Earth (1998), Truman Capote (2005), or terrorists taking the White House (2013). The same bizarre, highly improbable...
According to a recent report, in the time you take to read this sentence, an average of 2.3 million Google searches were conducted. No doubt, Google is our go-to resource. We use it so much that “Google” has become a verb as in, “Just Google it.” There’s more you can do with Google than m...

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