Artificial Intelligence is very artificial indeed
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Buzz words and the facts

Manufacturers - or vendors as I prefer to call them -  have touted artificial intelligence (AI) almost since the beginning of the dawn of the computer. Which was 70 or 80 years ago, depending on how you're counting things.

France drags Apple and Google to court
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Evil contract terms

France will take Google and Apple to court over contractual terms imposed by the tech giants on startups and developers.

Apple  and Google brands suffer from lack of innovation
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Amazon more trusted

Apple and Google corporate brands dropped in an annual survey while Inc maintained the top spot for the third consecutive year.

Google working with Sharp for better screens
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VR-optimised OLED panel capable of 20 megapixels per eye

Google is working with Sharp on developing LCDs capable of VR performance normally associated with OLED and wants to commercialise panels capable of 20 megapixels per eye.

Essential PH1 Android 8.1 beta OTA arrives
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All new colors shipping  

Essential - the phone launched by Andy Ruben and a bunch of other ex-Googlers has launched three new colors and announced Oreo Android 8.1 OTA beta too.

Google faces Pixel suit
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09 February 2018

Google faces Pixel suit

Defective from the start

Search engine outfit Google is facing a lawsuit over the microphone problems in the original Pixel.

Big tech lobby groups soften anti-China bill
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It would hurt US business

An attempt by US politicians to harm Chinese trade has backfired after it emerged it would do more harm to IT companies who are dependent on China.

Google sued for discriminating against white men
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Because white men have such a tough time

Google has found itself in a rather amusing predicament. Normally it is accused of favouring white men over women and racial minorities in its hiring. Now it is going to court to defend itself against a white male who claims he has been discriminated against.

Tower of Babel grows as Roku has its say
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Help me, help me!

Roku will introduce a voice assistant with its technology later this year, entering what's getting to be a crowded space packed with the likes of Amazon, Google, Apple and more.

Google money lost in Bermuda Triangle
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Bend it, shake it, anyway you want IT

Tech leviathan Google is up to its tax tricks again.