Google Family Link helps parents manage kids’ Android devices w/ app & usage controls

Google Family Link helps parents manage kids’ Android devices w/ app & usage controls

Following apps like YouTube Kids, Google is working on providing a more child friendly experience for Android. Launching as invite only, Family Link allows parents to control what apps children can use on managed devices, as well as set screen limits and usage locks.

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Google Deep Learning system diagnoses cancer better than a pathologist with unlimited time

Google Deep Learning system diagnoses cancer better than a pathologist with unlimited time

It’s hard to think of a job more important that determining whether or not a patient has cancer. Yet the magnitude of the task facing pathologists is so vast that agreement between different clinicians studying the same slides can be as low as 48%.

There can be many slides per patient, each of which is 10+ gigapixels when digitized at 40X magnification. Imagine having to go through a thousand 10 megapixel (MP) photos, and having to be responsible for every pixel. Needless to say, this is a lot of data to cover, and often time is limited.

Which is why Google is working on automating the task with a Deep Learning AI project – with incredibly exciting results …

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Google has shipped 10 million Cardboard VR headsets since launch in 2014

Google has shipped 10 million Cardboard VR headsets since launch in 2014

It hasn’t even been three years since Google Cardboard was first launched, but already, it’s met with some pretty serious success. Google has shipped 10 million Cardboard VR sets and seen 160 million downloads of Cardboard apps.

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