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Google built its own processor to power machine learning

Machine learning is an integral part of Google’s strategy, powering many of the company’s top applications. It’s so important, in fact, that the search giant has been working behind closed doors for years developing its own custom solution to power…

Google announces new Daydream VR headset and Android VR mode

As many already anticipated, Google is stepping up its virtual reality ambitions at the company’s developer conference this morning, announcing a new mobile VR platform baked into Android N called Daydream. The headset itself is a significant evolution of cardboard…

Google now selling Project Tango 3D-sensing tablet for $512

Google launched their prototype Project Tango tablet around a year ago, selling it to interested developers through an invite-only system for $1,024. Now the company is opening up sales to anyone through the Google Store, dropping the price of the…

Android M officially unveiled at Google I/O

Google kicked off its annual I/O developer conference with a quick overview of Android M. While not yet divulging what the “M” stands for (the rumor mill believes it’ll be Macadamia), the search giant did cover six key goals and…