Google took a simple concept - text keywords - and became an Internet leader. In most markets, Google has the search market share lead and management is looking to expand into new markets. The search giant hasn't quite found its next big hit, but Google Apps and Android are promising extensions of the business. The game plan for Google: Expand into new markets like mobile and grow advertising revenue. Google is also dabbling in everything from broadband to power management to alternative energy. The company is well positioned to benefit from cloud computing and the consumerization of IT.

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Chip world tries to come to grips with promise and peril of AI

Chip world tries to come to grips with promise and peril of AI

Chip executives gathered in San Francisco to discuss what to do about the explosion in demand for deep learning forms of A.I. that is pushing at the limits of today’s chips. Possibilities include analog computing, optical circuits, and computing in memory, but it’s not clear if any of that will head off a potential warehouse-scale-computing bottleneck.

July 13, 2019 by

Gmail power user tips and tricks

Gmail power user tips and tricks

On the face of it, Gmail seems like any other email service. But dig under the surface and you soon discover just how powerful it is… as long as you know which settings to tweak, and where to find them.

June 21, 2019 by

Awesome Google Chrome extensions (April 2019 edition)

Awesome Google Chrome extensions (April 2019 edition)

If you are a Google Chrome user, then you really should check out these amazing extensions that takes the browser and transforms it into a command center for getting serious work done. Here, you'll find extensions to boost performance and productivity, harden security, and even let you have a bit of fun!

April 3, 2019 by

Managing the Multicloud: How to manage the new default for enterprise computing

A multicloud approach has been talked about for years within enterprises, but few companies have gone that direction. Now it's easier to go multicloud and AWS, Azure, and Google Cloud Platform all share customers. In this special feature, ZDNet looks at managing multiple cloud providers, how to play them off each other and what vendors and tools can help you manage multiple clouds.

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