Google Releases Tool to Show Off Natural Language Search Capabilities by @MattGSouthern

Google’s research division has released a new tech demo of sorts, which shows off advancements the company has made toward understanding natural language. The new search experience, called “Talk to Books,” invites users to ask questions which Google will respond to with passages from books. Google claims the tool does not rely at all on […]

Google Releases Uptime, an App for Watching YouTube Videos With Others by @MattGSouthern

Uptime, an app developed by Google’s Area 120 incubator, has been released today for iOS. Uptime is designed to let multiple users watch and comment on YouTube videos together. The user interface of Uptime is much like the design of Facebook’s live videos. You’ll see icons of other users who are watching the same video, […]

Google Releases Tool to Help Filter Out Hurtful Comments Online by @MattGSouthern

ADVERTISEMENT Google has released a new API for publishers which uses machine learning to filter out hurtful comments online. The new tool, called Perspective, can be integrated into any publishing platform which utilizes online comments. Perspective cross-references comments against a human-generated database of comments that have already been labeled as offensive. When a new comment […]

Google Releases Valuable Consumer Data Ahead of 2016 Holiday Shopping Season by @MattGSouthern

Google declares 2016 to be the year of the “supershopper”, while releasing valuable data on how to win over the new informed generation of shoppers this holiday season. Brand Loyalty Becoming a Thing of the Past Customers are more open to changing their minds about where to shop, which is especially true for those shopping […]