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Google Wallet has struck up a partnership with payment processor WePay and added about 200,000 online stores to support Google wallet. WePay facilitates transactions between merchants and payers on their platform, invoicing applications, marketplaces, and donation platforms like GoFundMe. It also provides payment processing for some 200,000 small and medium

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MagicLeap’s history has been shrouded in mystery, to say the very least. Their nebulous plans for the future of augmented reality became even more shrouded when they announced a staggering $542 million funding round, led by Google. Clearly, they had grand plans- but we still didn’t get to see what

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There are unconfirmed reports about Google procuring mobile commerce company Softcard previously known as ISIS. Catching up with Apple Pay, Google is looking to invest in a similar mobile pay service for Android users. Softcard, similar to PayPal, Google, and Dwolla etc., has been trying hard to hold its ground

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Data ScienceMachine Learning

In 2014, we witnessed some of the coolest and craziest tech stories of our time. A future where our cars drives themselves, drones deliver our mail and our surroundings adapt to our preferences automatically are no longer inconceivable- in fact, these scenarios are highly plausible. We trawled through our 2014

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It has come to light that Google will shut its engineering office in Russia as internet restrictions in the Putin led nation tighten around internet freedoms. “We are deeply committed to our Russian users and customers and we have a dedicated team in Russia working to support them,” a Google

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BI & AnalyticsBig DataMachine Learning

To say that the big data market is thriving would be an understatement. The IDC predicted that the big data sector would be worth $16.1 billion by the close of the year, growing six times faster than the wider IT market. When you consider one single company, Micros, was bought

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Artificial IntelligenceData ScienceNews

Google has been pouring its brain over an Artificial Intelligence project to automate the ‘making sense’ of data sets available across a spectrum of fields – to build an “artificial intelligence for data science”. The Automatic Statistician project has been brewing under Professor Zoubin Ghahramani and his team at the

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The European Parliament has just voted in favour of a proposal to “break up” Google. The proposal moves that Google separate search from all of its another avenues of revenue and business. The victory was decisive, as European legislators voted 458 to 173 in favour of the proposal. Upon first

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“Some people worry that artificial intelligence will make us feel inferior, but then, anybody in his right mind should have an inferiority complex every time he looks at a flower.” There has been a lot of media attention on Artificial Intelligence this week, with leading influencers taking various positions on

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Weeks before the release of their paper, “Quantifying the semantics of search behavior before stock market moves”, Dataconomy met with Dr. Suzy Moat and Dr. Tobias Preis to discuss their research on predicting the stock market by analyzing Google and Wikipedia searches. The initial two studies — which asked the

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