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GlobalData: Automated home device spend to hit $75bn by 2025
According to the company’s latest report, much of that growth will be driven by two types of devices: smart thermostats and smart speakers.
Freeview On Demand now on streaming device
"Both our On Demand platform and Streaming Device were designed with the viewer at the heart of experience, so combining them was a natural next step."
Desktop and mobile searches vastly different, new study shows
The results showed that 30% of pages present on the first page of desktop search results lost their position and were moved beyond the top ten results in a mobile search.
Google 'will do better' after G Suite passwords exposed since 2005
Fourteen years is a long time for sensitive information like usernames and passwords to be sitting ducks, unencrypted and at risk of theft and corruption.
Google Street View cars about to hit NZ roads again
If you’ve ever used Google Streetview and been frustrated that the imagery is so outdated by years, Google brings good news.
Google puts Huawei on the Android naughty list
Google has apparently suspended Huawei’s licence to use the full Android platform, according to media reports.
What your privacy means to Google - and what it's doing about it
Google has declared that it’s all about making privacy work for everyone – despite its long-held reputation as an information harvester.
Kiwi businesses warned that Google is moving the goal posts
The traditional race to be number one on Google’s organic search results has changed again as updates to online search algorithms shift the game.
Quick facts about Google Assistant & Nest Hub Max
Google I/O has been something of a boon for smarthome lovers, especially when it comes to Google Nest and Google Assistant. Here are five things you should know about each of them.
Google’s scalable supercomputers now publicly available
In what it says is a bid to accelerate the largest-scale machine learning (ML) applications deployed today, Google has opened up its supercomputers.
14 partner and customer reactions to Red Hat's Enterprise Linux 8 announcement
We round up reactions to the Red Hat’s new hybrid cloud focused operating system release.
Amazon still safely ahead of chasing pack in cloud infrastructure market
Despite Microsoft, Google, Alibaba and Tencent all substantially outpacing the overall market, Amazon is still clearly in front.
Google reveals steps towards data center sustainability
At present, a Google data center uses 50% less energy than a typical data center, and it also delivers seven times more computing power than it would have done five years ago.
ABS and Google Cloud partner to demonstrate the feasibility of AI-enabled corrosion detection
The project successfully demonstrated the accuracy of AI in detecting and assessing structural anomalies commonly found during visual inspection.
Application virtualisation market to reach $5bn by 2024
According to a report by KBV Research, cost-saving and productivity benefits will drive the market over the next 5 years.
Google Assistant's clever ways to help smart homes go green
Pairing ENERGY STAR-certified smart bulbs with Google Assistant can help you control the lights with just your voice, or set lighting schedules to use electricity only when you need it.
Six Easter eggs built into the Google search engine
Here’s a roundup of some of the best Easter eggs from Google Search even the sharpest among us may not have discovered yet.
Alexa could be the voice of your car soon
As luxury car brands move away from their own voice assistants to partnering with Google or Amazon, we may find Alexa riding with us all soon.
Gmail turns 15 and celebrates by unveiling new features
After being introduced as part of Google’s G Suite back in 2004, Gmail has now progressed to become one of the most dominant email platforms on the market.
IDC: Smart home market only getting stronger
Smart speakers have moved into people’s homes and are ready to pay off as smart networks begin to spread throughout the household.
Data centre titans blazing green energy trail – AWS under fire
Data from Cloudscene has revealed tech giants like Google and Apple are setting a precedent in renewable energy, but AWS has come under fire.
Is Google’s Stadia feasible with today’s data centres?
To get a better idea of the sheer audacity behind Google’s latest move, we spoke to Unitas Global chief technical officer Grant Kirkwood.
Web design programmers do an about face – again!
Google is aggressively pushing speed in the mobile environment as a critical ranking factor, and many eb design teams struggling to reach 80%+ speed scores on Google speed tests with gorgeous – but heavy - WordPress templates and themes.
Google certifies Panasonic rugged devices for enterprise
The Toughbook T1 and N1 handhelds meet all requirements for Google’s rugged Android certification.