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March 21st, 2016

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Google-us-elections

The US presidential elections of 2016 continue to create a massive buzz online, enabling citizens to be more directly included in the hottest discussions. Online search, social networks and YouTube videos are booming with engagements and have become primary sources of real-time information on candidates and campaigns. To meet this increased demand for instant information […]

February 17th, 2016

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wiki-search-engine

Wikimedia Foundation, the parent organization of Wikipedia and several other open knowledge projects, recently announced a plan to build a new search engine with an aim to democratize online content. In September 2015, the project received a $2.5M grant from John S. and James L. Knight Foundation to build “the Internet’s first transparent engine,” whose […]

November 18th, 2015

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TensorFlow logo

Google have been exploring the field of artificial intelligence for several years now, constantly improving the ways machines work for people. Recently, the company decided to share their intelligent resources with the world and move the boundaries of the research done in the field. Namely, on November 9th, the web magnate decided to open-source their […]

November 6th, 2015

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digital out-of-home (DOOH)

Eager to escape the apparently all too narrow confines of the screens of our smartphones, smartwatches, desktops, laptops and tablets, Google recently started dipping their toes into the waters of digital out-of-home (DOOH) advertising. The goal behind the project is to expand the use of Google’s DoubleClick functionality and enable people to programmatically order billboard […]

October 28th, 2015

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google rankbrain

Google’s Hummingbird algorithm recently got what seems to be a natural extension to its functionality, almost uncomfortably literally personified in a machine learning system dubbed RankBrain. The system appears to rely on thought vectors and ability to make its own connection between entities based on huge sets of analyzed data. Quite typically for Google, all […]