The Google Brain Team — Looking Back on 2017 (Part 2 of 2)

Posted by Jeff Dean, Google Senior Fellow, on behalf of the entire Google Brain Team The Google Brain team works to advance the state of the art in artificial intelligence by research and systems engineering, as one part of the overall Google AI effort. In Part 1 of this blog post, we shared some of […]

The Google Brain Team — Looking Back on 2017 (Part 1 of 2)

Posted by Jeff Dean, Google Senior Fellow, on behalf of the entire Google Brain Team The Google Brain team works to advance the state of the art in artificial intelligence by research and systems engineering, as one part of the overall Google AI effort. Last year we shared a summary of our work in 2016. […]

Android Excellence: congratulations to the newly added apps and games

Posted by Kacey Fahey, Developer Marketing, Google Play Kicking off the new year, we’re excited to welcome our latest group of Android Excellence apps and games. These awardees represent some of the best experiences and top performing apps and games on the Play Store and can be found with other great selections on the Editors’ […]

Our continued investment in AdSense Experiments

Experimentation is at the heart of everything we do at Google — so much so that many of our products, including Analytics and AdSense, allow you to run your own experiments. The AdSense Experiments page has allowed you to experiment with ad unit settings, and allowing and blocking ad categories to see how this affects […]

Introducing the CVPR 2018 Learned Image Compression Challenge

Posted by Michele Covell, Research Scientist, Google Research Image compression is critical to digital photography — without it, a 12 megapixel image would take 36 megabytes of storage, making most websites prohibitively large. While the signal-processing community has significantly improved image compression beyond JPEG (which was introduced in the 1980’s) with modern image codecs (e.g., […]

New Products At CES powered by Android Things

By Venkat Rapaka, Director of Product Management, Google The Android Things team has been working closely with our partners to create compelling, secure and thoughtful IoT products. During the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, a number of our OEM partners are announcing their first set of products powered by Android Things. These products […]

Grow your business faster with machine learning: Part I

At the start of the new year, we take time to look at what’s ahead, from eating healthier to spending more time outdoors. This week at the Consumer Electronics Show, we get to take a similar look ahead, at the future of technology. Thanks to innovations like smartphones and voice-activated speakers, consumers are now super-empowered […]

Zagat Releases 2018 Dining Trends Survey

In this year’s National Dining Trends survey, Zagat asked nearly 13,000 avid diners across the nation about spending habits, social media influence on food choices, and dining do’s and don’ts. Nationally, diners spend an average of $36.40 per person at a restaurant. New York City and Boston spend above the national average, with $46.14 in […]