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AI is integral to so much of the work we do at Google. Fundamental advances in computing are helping us confront some of the greatest challenges of this century, like climate change. Meanwhile, AI is also powering updates across our products, including Search, Maps and Photos — demonstrating how machine learning can improve your life in …

Mobile payments are creating opportunities to reach and benefit more people worldwide by providing services to underbanked communities, and empowering streamlined services in e-commerce and brick-and-mortar stores. Square, a U.S.-based financial services company that specializes in payment software and hardware products, currently stands at the cutting-edge of this industry. The company regularly pursues more powerful, …

The global retail industry, which has grappled with waves of change over the past decade, is facing one of its most dynamic and unpredictable periods to date. When I speak with retail executives, some are thriving, some are surviving, and some are struggling. What I have taken from these conversations is that COVID-19 has seriously …

In recent years the patent industry has begun to use machine-learning (ML) algorithms to add efficiency and insights to business practices. Any company, patent office, or academic institution that works with patents—generating them through innovation, processing applications about them, or developing sophisticated ways to analyze them—will benefit from doing patent analytics and machine learning in …

For many of us the holiday season will look different this year, separated from the people we love. If you’re in this boat too—mitigating the spread of the coronavirus—thank you and we hope the following story might offer an alternative, but helpful way to connect with friends and family. While we know virtual get-togethers can …

Waze’s mission is to eliminate traffic and we believe our carpool feature is a cornerstone that will help us achieve it. In our carpool apps, a rider (or a driver) is presented with a list of users that are relevant for their commute (see below). From there, the rider or the driver can initiate an …

AI and machine learning (ML) tools and solutions are fundamentally changing how businesses are run. Soon, organizations that are not using AI will be at a disadvantage from those that do and applications that are not AI-powered may feel broken. This week at Google Cloud Next ’20: OnAir we explored how Cloud AI is empowering teams with AI …

Building AI-powered apps can be painful. I know. I’ve endured a lot of that pain because the payout of using this technology is often worth the suffering. The juice is worth the squeeze, as they say. Happily, over the past five years, developing with machine learning has gotten much easier thanks to user-friendly tooling. Nowadays I find …

The enterprise applications for artificial intelligence and machine learning seem to grow by the day. To take advantage of everything AI/ML technologies have to offer, it’s important to have a platform that supports your needs fully—whether you’re a developer, a data scientist, an analyst, or just interested in AI. But with so many features and …