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Google’s Driverless Cars will be legally treated like human drivers

Google/Alphabet’s driverless car. Photo credits: Google (accessed from Popular Science) The artificial intelligence system that operates self-driving cars developed by Google/Alphabet is now considered the driver by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) according to ...

Google Is About to Make Your Wireless Carrier a Lot Less Relevant

Google’s new wireless phone service, Project Fi, offers a long list of modern day perks. It automatically moves phones between traditional cellular networks and the WiFi wireless networks inside homes and businesses. Once on WiFi, you can still make calls and send texts. And you can pay for ...

Security Protections May Break Embedded Google Forms for Some Users

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A potentially annoying protection–which all modern browsers enforce–may be to blame for embedded Google Forms to not load for some users. There is a possibility that other Google services, or other embedded widgets from any site, could break under similar ...

Google: Introducing the Knowledge Graph

Google Apps Dropping Older Browser Support

Google Blog: For web applications to spring even farther ahead of traditional software, our teams need to make use of new capabilities available in modern browsers. For example, desktop notifications for Gmail and drag-and-drop file upload in Google Docs require advanced browsers that ...

5 Great Experimental Features You Should Enable from the Google Maps Laboratory

Short URL • Drag ‘n’ Zoom • Smart Zoom • What’s Around Here? • Distance Measurement Tool

Google’s WebP Image Format Takes On JPEGs With Sharper Pictures

Google is on a mission to make the Web faster. One thing that slows down pageload times are fat image files. Even JPEG and PNG files can get pretty big. So Google is developing a new image format called WebP (which is a sister format to its WebM project for videos). The key to making image files ...