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carsWaymo Started Its Commercial Self-driving Ride Sharing Service

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Waymo, the subsidiary of Alphabet (aka Google), has started its commercial self-driving ride Sharing service. This is currently limited to cities surrounding Phoenix Arizona. This includes Tempe, Mesa and Chandler. The Waymo One program will give customers rides in self-driving …

googleMicrosoft Edge Browser Cancellation Was an Ironic Surrender to the Chrome Near Monopoly

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The Microsoft Internet Explorer became the Edge browser, but it has failed and Microsoft is replacing it with a Chromium-based alternative. This story of technology revenge dates back the dot.com days and the Microsoft versus Google browser wars. Netscape lost …

amazonMost Valuable Company Title Moved Between Amazon, Apple and Microsoft

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The Most Valuable Company in the World title was with Microsoft on Friday. Over the weekend there a cease-fire in the Trade War between the USA and China. This gave more of a boost to Apple and Amazon on Monday. …

futureGoogle and NASA run classical supercomputer versus quantum chip races

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Google and NASA have an agreement to compare Google 72-qubit quantum Bristlecone chip and possibly near-term follow-up quantum chips against regular supercomputers. Alibaba had a recent paper which indicates quantum simulations on classical computers can be more competitive against quantum …

appleApple CEO Tim Cook calls for strong privacy protection

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CEO Tim Cook blasted Silicon Valley technology companies and their abuse of user privacy. Tim gave the keynote address at a privacy conference in Brussels Wednesday. Facebook and Google make most of their money from advertising. Cook said * Personal …

artificial intelligenceWaymo Self-Driving Cars use lasers to constantly guide safe driving

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Waymo, Google’s self-driving car company, is building the world’s most experienced driver, with over 10 million miles self-driven on public roads and almost 7 billion in simulation. Discover what we’ve seen and learned along the way from literal curveballs in …

artificial intelligenceGeneralized Graph Networks ups Deep Learning to next level AI

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Deep Learning and Machine Learning has made breakthroughs in recent years. There is tens of billions of dollars going into development of the new AI. Google and Deep Mind are recognizing that Deep Learning is not going to reach human …

googleGoogle+ had security bug, did not report it and will shutdown consumer version

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Google is shutting down Google+ the consumer version of Google+ in ten months. Google+ is better suited as an enterprise product where co-workers can engage in internal discussions on a secure corporate social network. A security bug allowed third-party developers …

carsBetter Commuting with Google Maps

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New features have been added to Google Maps to help you take control of your daily commute— enabling you to plan ahead, prepare for the inevitable disruptions, and possibly avoid them altogether. People in North America spend a full day …

amazonBig Tech advantage is larger than WW2 code breakers over Germany

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Google has over 90% of the world’s searches. Source: StatCounter Global Stats – Search Engine Market Share Facebook has 65% of social media. Source: StatCounter Global Stats – Social Media Market Share < href="http://www.visualcapitalist.com/chart-shows-amazons-dominance-ecommerce/">Amazon has almost 50% of all eCommerce …