follow Tag: Google

Google integrates Firebase deeper into its Cloud Platform

Firebase, the mobile app development platform Google acquired back in 2014, got a major update at the Google Cloud Next conference in San Francisco today. The general theme here is that Firebase is moving closer to the Google Cloud platform. It’s adding support for Google Cloud Functions (which is now officially in beta), for example, the

Google to Launch Two Flagship Android Wear 2.0 Smartwatches Next Year, Without Google or Pixel Branding

Google recently acquired the team behind tech startup Cronologics, in what seems like a move to push the development of its Android Wear OS. Now, the company is reportedly planning to launch two flagship Android Wear 2.0 smartwatches next year but without Google or Pixel branding, contradicting previous reports. Jeff Chang, product manager of Android

Twitter Revamps Android App to comply with material layout recommendations

Micro-blogging internet site Twitter is rolling out a redesigned Android app based on Google’s material layout philosophy. The cloth layout uses grid-based totally layouts, responsive animations and transitions, padding, and intensity effects which include lights and shadows. The app is now split into four tabs – home, Moments, Notifications, and Messages – that you can

France fines Google for not being forgetful enough

The French data protection authority has fined Google for failing to implement the so-called “right to be forgotten” as ordered. Last year, the French National Commission on Computing and Liberty (CNIL) decided that requests to have personal information delisted from search results should apply to all Google properties, not just those in European domains. Google

10 big announcements from Google’s Cloud Conference

In San Francisco this week at Pier 48, overlooking the Giants’ AT&T Ballpark, Google Cloud Platform (GCP) executives are holding a user conference to introduce products and services they hope will help make the case for choosing Google in the cloud. Sam Cherrington, an analyst and cloud consultant, summed up Google executives’ pitch best this

Google API Console gets a cleanup

Google has revamped API Console, the central point of access for developers who want to make use of the APIs provided by Google’s range of services. The original, rather crowded interface has been replaced with “a better and more streamlined experience,” Google said in its Developers Blog. From the API Console, all of Google’s APIs —

How machine learning will take off in the cloud

A company that helps users to create their own websites now knows what kind of sites their 80 million users are building without pestering them with repeated questions. Wix, a Tel Aviv-based Web development company, is using machine learning on Google’s cloud platform to learn more about its users so it can help them find