Entries in 'google' (33)

HTC is making a new standalone Vive VR headset for Google

HTC is making a new standalone Vive VR headset for Google

The next evolution of VR tech will look to free the headsets from separate hardware.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 18th 2017 at 10:02AM in News
Google acquires VR developer Owlchemy Labs

Google acquires VR developer Owlchemy Labs

Job Simulator and Rick and Morty: Virtual Rick-ality developer Owlchemy Labs is now owned by Google.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 11th 2017 at 9:26AM in News
Opinion: Generation Media's Martin Doyle discusses the recent developments at Google

Opinion: Generation Media's Martin Doyle discusses the recent developments at Google

The digital media landscape is seemingly cosmic in size and complexity, and so very tricky for us to picture in its entirety. But if I were to scale it down ...

on Apr 24th 2017 at 11:27AM in News
YouTube imposes new creator monetisation restriction

YouTube imposes new creator monetisation restriction

Smaller YouTube channels will as of today find it harder to generate revenue from their content .

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 7th 2017 at 10:17AM in News

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Google reckons new AI is stamping out YouTube hate speech ads

Google reckons new AI is stamping out YouTube hate speech ads

Web giant Google claims that a new AI system has increased the number of YouTube videos identified as containing hate speech by a factor of five.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 4th 2017 at 10:59AM in News
YouTube faces advertiser exodus over hate speech fears

YouTube faces advertiser exodus over hate speech fears

A growing list of major global brands are withdrawing their advertising spend on YouTube due to the fear of being associated with hate speech.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 27th 2017 at 9:44AM in News
Pokemon Go was Google's most searched term in 2016

Pokemon Go was Google's most searched term in 2016

It was the year of Donald Trump and Brexit and Bowie and Prince and political lies and mainstream racism, but it was Pokemon Go that got internet users hottest under ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 15th 2016 at 11:01AM in News
Google reveals a few more Daydream VR titles

Google reveals a few more Daydream VR titles

New VR contender Google Daydream has revealed an additional seven apps heading the service’s way.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 9th 2016 at 10:26AM in News

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Google dreams big on VR

Google dreams big on VR

After toying with virtual reality with its Cardboard project, tech giant Google has finally launched a ‘proper’ virtual reality platform: Daydream.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Nov 25th 2016 at 10:30AM in News
Google demands high-quality for Daydream VR games

Google demands high-quality for Daydream VR games

Developers working on Google Daydream VR titles have said that the tech giant has put a huge focus on quality.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Nov 23rd 2016 at 10:00AM in News
Google unveils £1bn UK investment plan

Google unveils £1bn UK investment plan

Internet giant Google is building a new London HQ which is hopes will create in the region of 3,000 new jobs.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 16th 2016 at 11:39AM in News
Google Daydream VR arrives next week

Google Daydream VR arrives next week

Yet another VR competitor will be arriving on the scene next week in the UK, US, Germany, Australia and Canada.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 2nd 2016 at 10:15AM in News

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Daydream View

Daydream View is Google's new VR headset

Not one to be left behind Google has finally entered the world of VR, we’ll just ignore Google cardboard, with Daydream View.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Oct 5th 2016 at 11:28AM in News
Google Pixel

Google announces new Pixel phone

Google has announced the Pixel, the first phone made entirely by the search giant with no other companies involved.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Oct 5th 2016 at 10:55AM in News
Google rumoured to be abandoning 'Nexus' smartphone branding

Google rumoured to be abandoning 'Nexus' smartphone branding

Last year’s Google Nexus 6P may have been the last handset to feature the branding.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 2nd 2016 at 3:31PM in News
Google is phasing out Chrome Apps

Google is phasing out Chrome Apps

Google has announced it has begun “the evolution away from the Chrome apps platform”, with plans to shut the entire initiative down by 2018.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Aug 22nd 2016 at 2:53PM in News

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Google Play adds family sharing

Google Play adds family sharing

Families are now able to share apps across their various accounts.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 28th 2016 at 3:36PM in News
Niantic calms Pokemon Go data access fears

Niantic calms Pokemon Go data access fears

Pokemon Go co-creator Niantic has said that it is not accessing iOS users’ entire Google accounts.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 12th 2016 at 11:15AM in News
Google gets serious about VR with Daydream

Google gets serious about VR with Daydream

There’s a new major player in the virtual reality market.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 19th 2016 at 11:37AM in News
Google boss Pichai backs Apple in FBI security dispute

Google boss Pichai backs Apple in FBI security dispute

Apple boss Tim Cook has received the backing of Google CEO Sundar Pichai in his security row with the US government.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 19th 2016 at 3:29PM in News
Twitter appoints Rodrigo Velloso to new director of game partnerships role

Twitter appoints Rodrigo Velloso to new director of game partnerships role

Google's former director of gaming content for YouTube Rodrigo Velloso has joined Twitter in a similar capacity.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Dec 20th 2015 at 8:15AM in News
Google announces Star Wars: The Force Awakens VR 'experience'

Google announces Star Wars: The Force Awakens VR 'experience'

Disney and Google have teamed up to promote upcoming movie Star Wars: The Force Awakens with a virtual reality app designed for Google Cardboard.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 24th 2015 at 1:37PM in News
YouTube Red lets you skip ads and download videos for $10 a month

YouTube Red lets you skip ads and download videos for $10 a month

YouTube has launched its new premium offering, YouTube Red.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Oct 22nd 2015 at 9:28AM in News
Nintendo, Pokemon Company and Google invest in Niantic Labs

Nintendo, Pokemon Company and Google invest in Niantic Labs

Pokemon Go developer Niantic Labs has received investment from a trio of companies.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 15th 2015 at 2:48PM in News
Amazon is pulling Apple TV and Google Chromecast over streaming video dispute

Amazon is pulling Apple TV and Google Chromecast over streaming video dispute

It looks as if shoppers will soon no longer be able to buy the Apple TV or Google Chromecast from Amazon.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 2nd 2015 at 9:20AM in News