Tag Archives: Google

16Mar/16
Google's driverless cars take lawmakers for a spin

Google’s driverless cars take lawmakers for a spin

Executives behind Google’s driverless car program push U.S. Congress to grant national auto safety regulators new authority to get driverless cars on the roads. Gavino Garay reports. Continue reading

12Mar/16
DeepMind’s AlphaGo program has beaten Go champion Lee Sedol

Google AI program wins third straight match to take Go series

Google’s artificial intelligence (AI) programme wins its third straight match of the complicated board game Go, giving it victory in a five-match series against one of the world’s top players.

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11Feb/16
Google Bosses quizzed

Google defends its UK tax bill

Google executives have been grilled by British lawmakers about the amount of tax they paid in the country. It follows a public outcry over corporate tax regulations which some say are unfair. Hayley Platt reports.
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23Jan/16

Google to pay $185 mln UK back taxes, critics want more

Britain’s finance minister welcomes a deal for Google to pay back tax, but his political opposition says the amount to be repaid is “derisory”.

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06Jan/16
Ford's automated Fusion hybrid test vehicle.

Ford boosts self-driving fleet

Ford has demonstrated its commitment to developing autonomous cars, saying it plans to triple to 30 the size of its fleet of self-driving test cars. But as Hayley Platt reports, its CEO was keeping quiet at the Consumer Electronics Show about rumours of a deal with Google Continue reading

05Jan/16

Start up tech firms showcase wares ahead of start of CES

While partnerships between automakers and Silicon Valley companies on self-driving technologies are taking center stage at this year’s Computer Electronics Show, small start up tech firms showcase their wares at “CES Unveiling” ahead of floor opening.
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15Dec/15

Google CEO stresses potential of artificial intelligence in Seoul visit

Google Chief Executive Sundar Pichai says user benefits should lead the direction for the future of artificial intelligence during his trip to Seoul.

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07Dec/15

Finnish optical display could rival Google Glass

The era of bulky, geeky-looking smartglasses might be over. Developers in Finland have created a thin display that fits into ordinary eyewear.

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27Nov/15

Welsh town goes “offshore” in tax protest

A small town in South Wales is registering its independent businesses as offshore companies to demonstrate how flawed they believe the British and international tax systems are – with a surprising amount of success. Joel Flynn went to Crickhowell to see how local businesses are trying to level the playing field.
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