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Google LLC is an American multinational technology company that specializes in Internet-related services and products, which include online advertising technologies, search engine, cloud computing, software, and hardware. It is considered one of the Big Four technology companies, alongside Amazon, Apple, and Facebook. Google was founded in September 1998 by Larry Page and Sergey Brin while they were Ph.D. students at Stanford University in California. Together they own about 14 percent of its shares and control 56 percent of the stockholder voting power through supervoting stock. They incorporated Google as a California privately held company on September 4, 1998, in California. Google was then reincorporated in Delaware on October 22, 2002. An initial public offering (IPO) took place on August 19, 2004, and Google moved to its headquarters in Mountain View, California, nicknamed the Googleplex. In August 2015, Google announced plans to reorganize its various interests as a conglomerate called Alphabet Inc. Google is Alphabet's leading subsidiary and will continue to be the umbrella company for Alphabet's Internet interests. Sundar Pichai was appointed CEO of Google, replacing Larry Page who became the CEO of Alphabet.

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Say hello to OpenSK: a fully open-source security key implementation

“Today, FIDO security keys are reshaping the way online accounts are protected by providing an easy, phishing-resistant form of two-factor authentication (2FA) that is trusted by a growing number of websites, including Google, social networks, cloud providers, and many others …

Reformer: The Efficient Transformer

“Understanding sequential data — such as language, music or videos — is a challenging task, especially when there is dependence on extensive surrounding context. For example, if a person or an object disappears from view in a video only to re-appear much …

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MediaPipe

“MediaPipe is a cross-platform framework for building multimodal applied machine learning pipelines. MediaPipe is a framework for building multimodal (eg. video, audio, any time series data) applied ML pipelines. With MediaPipe, a perception pipeline can be built as a graph …

What’s New in HomeKit

“Apple joins Amazon, Google, Zigbee Alliance and board members, to form working group to develop an open standard for smart home devices. Apple is taking a major step in its approach to the smart home by joining a new industry …

ASUS & Google Team Up for ‘Tinker Board’ AI-Focused Credit-Card Sized Computers

“ASUS and Google have joined forces to develop a new project that the companies are calling ‘Tinker Board’ single board computers (SBCs). With a footprint not much larger than a credit card, the systems are designed for building small systems …

OpenTitan – Open sourcing transparent, trustworthy, and secure silicon

“Security begins with secure infrastructure. To have higher confidence in the security and integrity of the infrastructure, we need to anchor our trust at the foundation—in a special-purpose chip. Today, along with our partners, we are excited to announce …

Quantum Supremacy Using a Programmable Superconducting Processor

“Physicists have been talking about the power of quantum computing for over 30 years, but the questions have always been: will it ever do something useful and is it worth investing in? For such large-scale endeavors it is good engineering …

Google Says It’s Achieved Quantum Supremacy, a World-First: Report

“A Google researcher’s paper claiming to have achieved quantum supremacy, a major early milestone in the field of quantum computing, appeared on a NASA website this week before being removed, the Financial Times reports. Google, as well as IBM …

Introducing Equiano, a subsea cable from Portugal to South Africa

“Today we are introducing Equiano, our new private subsea cable that will connect Africa with Europe. Once complete, Equiano will start in western Europe and run along the West Coast of Africa, between Portugal and South Africa, with branching units …

Investing in Australia’s Connectivity and Digital Economy

“Over the last three years, Google has invested US$47 billion (approx. A$67.8 billion) in CAPEX to improve our infrastructure globally. Today we’re happy to announce that the INDIGO cable system, which connects Sydney, Perth and Singapore …