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Twitter soars on report of takeover offer

Twitter soars on report of takeover offer

Twitter shares soared the most in more than two years on Friday after CNBC said the company may soon receive a takeover offer. The beleaguered social media company is engaged in conversations with

Meet Google’s new digital assistant

Meet Google’s new digital assistant

Google has unleashed its digital assistant for the first time, arriving late to the intensifying race among the largest technology companies to create a more personal and lucrative way for computers to interact with humans. The Google Assistant

Allo: an ‘interview’ with Google’s new AI

Allo: an ‘interview’ with Google’s new AI

Google introduced a new digital assistant on Wednesday. Bloomberg News put the system through its paces by asking questions, some of which were suggested by AI experts including Oren Etzioni, head of the Allen Institute for

Google to unveil new smartphones

Google to unveil new smartphones

Google sent invitations for an event in San Francisco on 4 October where the Web company is expected to introduce new smartphones and home automation hardware, along with other new product upgrades. The text of

Google edges in on Uber’s turf

Google edges in on Uber’s turf

David Drummond, the chief legal officer at Google parent company Alphabet, has stepped down from Uber Technologies’ board of directors as the two companies move further into each other’s territories. Drummond joined the board in 2013 when

Ford’s driverless cars here in 5 years

Ford’s driverless cars here in 5 years

Ford Motor Co, which put the world on wheels a century ago, is now taking the driver out of the driver’s seat. The company said it plans to have a fully autonomous vehicle – no steering wheel and no accelerator or brake

Google debuts Duo video chat app

Google debuts Duo video chat app

Google nailed e-mail with the 2004 introduction of Gmail. But as traditional e-mail falls out of favour with a growing sliver of the population, Google has struggled to make its messaging tools relevant or introduce

Facebook’s bid to be the new king of advertising

Facebook’s bid to be the new king of advertising

Facebook collects less than the 5% of the US$500bn spent on advertising each year. To achieve the deepest, darkest dreams of Mark Zuckerberg, the company must become the first one that dominates both the kind

The best tech businesses aren’t really tech

The best tech businesses aren’t really tech

Technology companies are a lot like contemporary art. Their valuations reflect narratives more than anything else, and it’s just as important to devise the right framework to describe a phenomenon as it is to build a beautiful product. Two New

Apple acquires AI start-up Turi

Apple acquires AI start-up Turi

Apple has acquired artificial intelligence start-up Turi for about US$200m, according to people familiar with the situation, in the latest deal by the iPhone maker to accumulate advanced computing capabilities for its

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