Getting sued by angry competitors and customers is par for the course for technology multinationals. But Google's having an especially tough week on this front. Two lawsuits the company's been hit with – one by Oracle, and another by Getty Images – are heating up.
OpenAI – Elon Musk's artificial intelligence non-profit – plans to release its first set of AI software Wednesday morning, according to Wired. The toolkit can be used to build AI systems via reinforcement learning.
Microsoft had one of its biggest spending sprees on cloud infrastructure in company history this past quarter, Data Center Knowledge reported yesterday. The Redmond technology giant has seen a 65 percent increase in data center expenditures year over year, according to Data Center Knowledge's report on the company's recent quarter earnings call.
Google is creating a startup incubator in an effort to keep employees from quitting to start their own companies, sources told The Information.
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Considering Cuba's nearly non-existent Internet infrastructure, what does such a rapid and massive change mean? Clearly, Cubans themselves will finally get to enjoy tech we've all had for so long, we can hardly remember when we didn't have it. But there's also potential for all sorts of businesses and enterprises to make their way south of the border and set up shop.
Google is a getting a bona fide hardware division, Re/code reported Thursday. The division will house the development of Nexus devices, Chromecast streaming TV technology, consumer hardware, Google Glass and more.
Jeff Bezos' cash cow in the cloud shows no signs of slowing down. Amazon's quarterly earnings report Thursday revealed that Amazon Web Services made $2.56 billion in revenue during the first quarter of 2016, even more of a windfall than expected.
Microsoft has agreed to purchase ten million long oligonucleotides – for those of you running to Google, it's a type of laboratory-grade DNA – from Twist Bioscience. Microsoft plans to use the synthetic DNA to encode digital data.
In what could prove to be the most entertaining Slack integration since the /giphy command, teams can now hold meetings in virtual reality through a Slack partnership with AltspaceVR.
Intel apparently wants developers to have as easy a time as possible building useful, intelligent wearables, gadgets, robots and drones. The latest version of the company's development kit for Internet of Things devices has been released.
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There were nearly two dozen major mergers and acquisitions in the Internet of Things and related market segments in the first four months of 2016, according to the latest data from Strategy Analytics.
Enterprises and developers may be pleased to know Samsung took an even deeper dive into the Internet of Things with the release of its ARTIK Cloud platform this week.