Google had a fairly productive week having released telling EU referendum search data, a new developer preview of Android N, and a machine learning-powered tool for Apps for Work.
The company also announced that it is building a machine learning technology centre in Zurich.
Google showcases Springboard to ease data searching in Apps for Work
Google revealed Springboard, a machine learning-powered tool that helps enterprise users search through information in the Apps for Work suite.
The company has kept quiet about how the machine intelligence and learning technology works in Springboard, but it is expected to function in a similar way to Google Now in Android smartphones and tablets.
Brexit: Google data shows more searches for 'leave' than 'remain'
Google’s search results data revealed that UK citizens appear to be more interested in finding out about the ramifications of leaving the European Union than staying in it.
The company looked at millions of searches in the UK and found that more people searched for ‘Leave the EU' than ‘Stay in the EU' between 8 and 13 June.
Google announces machine learning research centre in Zurich
Google is building a machine learning technology centre in Zurich to bring the firm's machine intelligence research work to Europe.
The Google Research, Europe centre is effectively an extension of the Google Research division in the US, which focuses on machine learning and solving problems in Computer Science and related areas.
G4S moves 70,000 workers to Google Apps for Work to cut costs
G4S has chosen Google's Apps for Work productivity software suite for its 70,000 staff worldwide.
The move is part of a major shift at the security company to unify its IT on one common set of apps and avoid the current mayhem of running over 50 different productivity apps and email systems.
Google begins rolling out Chrome OS with Android Play store
Google began rolling out the first test build of Chrome OS featuring Android app support, including the Google Play store.
Chrome OS 53 is now live in the Developer channel, and Asus Chromebook Flip users can try the first iteration of Play store integration.
Google Gboard keyboard for iPhones and iPads is now available in the UK
The INQUIRER reported that Google has made its iOS keyboard available to iPhones and iPads in the UK.
Gboard, which made its debut in the US App Store last month, brings Google Search to the iPhone keyboard.
Android N nears release as Google pushes out fourth developer preview
The INQUIRER reported that Google has rolled out the fourth developer preview of Android N.
Google said that there will be just one more version after this preview until the final release of Android N in the third quarter.
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