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Cook fights for life after Google summit blaze

Google I/O A kitchen worker remains in critical condition after suffering life-threatening injuries from a blaze at the annual Google I/O developer conference on Thursday. Three people were taken to hospital as a result of the fire at the event's venue, the Shoreline Ampitheatre in Mountain View, California. The flames flared up as …
Iain Thomson, 19 May 2017
Sundar Pichai talks Brillo and Weave and Google I/O 2015

Google puts Android on a diet, names it after the first thing it sees under the sink ... yes, Brillo

Google I/O Google is going after the Internet of Things with Android-based software aimed at powering a broad range of connected gizmos. We've heard rumors that the Chocolate Factory was planning a move into the IoT market, but Google platforms senior veep Sundar Pichai formally announced the effort at the Google I/O conference in San …
Neil McAllister, 28 May 2015
Wristbands at Google I/O 2015

Google I/O FORTRESS: Sold-out dev conference is in LOCKDOWN

Google I/O This year's Google I/O conference hasn't even formally kicked off, but attendees who arrived early to pick up their badges on Wednesday got their first look at the peculiarly formidable security at this year's event. For reasons unknown, security at I/O 2015 is tighter than at any other conference this Reg hack has seen at San …
Neil McAllister, 28 May 2015

I/O NOOOOO!!! We sat through Google's bum numbing 3-hour keynote so you didn't have to

Google I/O Google has kicked off its annual developer conference with a three-hour keynote in which the search kingpin explained where it's taking Android next: namely, your wrist, your car, your living room, and beyond. It was long enough to trouble your correspondent's laptop battery. Sundar Pichai, Google's head of Android division, …
Iain Thomson, 26 Jun 2014

Google Fit will slurp YOUR heartbeat, weight, blood pressure from gizmos

If you have a disease that you don't want anyone to know about, maybe you shouldn't have it in the first place. Google's exec chairman Eric Schmidt hasn't come out with anything quite so astonishingly insensitive yet – but it can only be a matter of time, since the web giant now wants to become the world's aggregator of health …
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Google builds crowdsourcing into new Maps code stack

Google I/O Google has been giving more details about how it has redesigned its Maps software by adding in crowd-sourced photographic and driving directions to its coding scheme. The new Maps package is a ground-up rewrite of the code and the algorithms it uses, with the aim of generating personalized maps for each user that are suitable …
Iain Thomson, 18 May 2013
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Live Blog: Google I/O keynote

Google I/O At 7am this morning, the streets of San Francisco were thronged with developers lining up to get into Google's annual I/O conference. Over 6,000 delegates have signed up for the show and they all want the best seats for the opening keynote presentation that will lay out Google's plans for the next year's developments in …
Iain Thomson, 15 May 2013
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Google announces I/O conference registration

F5 keys the world over trembled today, as Google announced the date when registration opens for its popular conference Google I/O. Googlephiles can register for boffinry, keynotes, and the likely chance of some gratis Chocolate Factory devices from 7:00am PDT on March 13, 2013, according to a post made to the G+ Google …
Jack Clark, 22 Feb 2013
Chromebook and Chromebox

Dixons and Best Buy start selling Google Chromebooks

Google I/O Google is trying to get its Chromebook into the mainstream and is starting to push it in retail stores, signing up Best Buy in the US and Dixons in the UK to distribute the ChromeOS systems. The Chocolate Factory's ChromeOS is the red-headed stepchild of the operating system market. Since its launch last year, the sales of …
Iain Thomson, 28 Jun 2012
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Google claims Chrome is the world's most popular browser

Google I/O Google has been shouting the praises of its newly patched Chrome on the second day of its I/O developer conference, and is claiming that Chrome is undoubtedly the world's most popular browser. "According to all the metrics and everything we see out there, Chrome most is the most popular browser," said Sundar Pichai, VP of …
Iain Thomson, 28 Jun 2012

Google wingmen rain Project Glass on San Francisco

Google I/O Google's Sergey Brin has confirmed that the first units of Project Glass, his pet project of wearable computing systems previewed earlier this year, will be available to US customers early in 2013. The glasses have a screen above the right eye, with a CPU, wireless radios, memory and a camera with a touchpad and control button …
Iain Thomson, 27 Jun 2012
Broken CD with wrench

Google unveils Nexus 7 tablet, Android 4.1 and Nexus Q

Google I/O Google has used its annual developer conference, Google I/0 2012 in San Francisco, to announce its long-expected tablet, the Nexus 7, along with a new 4.1 build of Android (codenamed Jelly Bean) and a hackable home streaming Android computer called the Nexus Q that is shaped like a ball. Built by Asus, the Nexus 7 packs a quad …
Iain Thomson, 27 Jun 2012
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Google offers I/O tickets to atone for Code Jam snafu

Google has decided on its "least unfair" solution to its mistakes in the Code Jam tournament to win tickets to its I/O conference: everyone will be a winner. Yesterday the Chocolate Factory admitted that its coders had made a mistake in a competition that would see 100 developers win the right to buy highly prized tickets to …
Iain Thomson, 20 Apr 2012
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Google I/O snafu greenlights crap code, angers devs

There are red faces across Mountain View today after angry developers pointed out a flaw in the Chocolate Factory's Code Jam competition for tickets to the Google I/O conference in June. Tickets for the event sold out in 20 minutes after they went on sale last month, and prices on eBay hit $4,500 before the auctions were taken …
Iain Thomson, 19 Apr 2012
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Google I/O conference sells out in 20 minutes

Tickets for Google's annual I/O developer conference have sold out in less than 20 minutes, and scalpers have already taken to eBay to cash in on the show's popularity. Google has run the I/O conference since 2008, and this year's show is scheduled to take place in San Francisco on June 27 through 29 – the first time the show …
Iain Thomson, 28 Mar 2012
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Google opens BigQuery for cloud analytics

Google Atmosphere Google is taking its BigQuery cloud data analytics engine to market, after a limited beta over the past year. The BigQuery service lets users upload and crunch huge amounts of data without investing in their own data center resources. Delegates at the Google Atmosphere conference in Mountain View, California, on Monday were …
Iain Thomson, 14 Nov 2011
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Google's remote Android app installer explained

Why has Google given itself the power to remotely install applications on citizens' Android phones? It will eventually offer a desktop-browser-based version of its Android app marketplace, allowing netizens to install apps on their Android phones using a browser on their PC. The company demoed this desktop-based Android Market …
Cade Metz, 2 Jul 2010

Google waves Occam's Razor at web coders

Google I/O Google's famously stark home page was a happy accident. It was designed by company co-founder Sergey Brin, and as legend has it, stark was his only option. "We didn't have a web master," Brin says. "And I don't do html." But nearly ten years on, the world's largest search engine still believes in that no-frills landing page, …
Cade Metz, 29 May 2008

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