The strong growth suggests that Google is successfully navigating the transition from desktop ads its traditional strength to mobile ads
Theres an amazing atmosphere at Google, said the companys CEO, Sundar Pichai, on a conference call with investors.
That is not exactly surprising. Pichais call was a victory lap, coming on the heels of the announcement that Googles parent company, Alphabet, had posted a 21.3% increase in second-quarter revenue exceeding analysts expectations driven by strong advertising sales on mobile devices and for video content.
Security flaw means users who signed up to play the game using their Google accounts also gave the app permission to read emails and access browser history
Gamers who have downloaded the Pokmon Go augmented reality game may have unwittingly handed over access to their emails, search histories and Google Drive data.
The security vulnerability appears to affect players who signed up to play the game using their Google account on both Apple and Android devices.
Developers expected to welcome ruling that finds Googles employment of Java code in its Android operating system was fair use
Google has won a six-year court case brought by software firm Oracle, which claimed Google had infringed its copyright by using 11,500 lines of Java code in its Android operating system.
The jury ruled that Googles use of 37 Java APIs (application programming interfaces) was fair use. The news will be welcomed by developers, who typically rely on free access to APIs to develop third-party services.
Googles path to developing machine-learning tools illustrates the stark challenge that tech companies face in trying to make machines act like humans
Machines may yet take over the world, but first they must learn to recognize your dog.
To hear Google executives tell it at their annual developer conference this week, the technology industry is on the cusp of an artificial intelligence, or AI, revolution. Computers, without guidance, will be able to spot disease, engage humans in conversation and creatively outsmart world champions in competition. Such breakthroughs in machine learning have been the stuff of science fiction since Stanley Kubricks 1968 film 2001: A Space Odyssey.