Google opens up its 'instant' apps to all developers

Google opens up its 'instant' apps to all developers
This time last year, Google unveiled "instant apps" — think of them as chunks of an application that can be run without downloading anything from the Play Store. For months after the announcement, Google only let certain partners build those bite-si…
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Meet PatriotHole, The Onion’s New Right-Wing-Skewering Mockery Machine

Meet PatriotHole, The Onion’s New Right-Wing-Skewering Mockery Machine

Meet PatriotHole, The Onion’s New Right-Wing-Skewering Mockery Machine

The new site aims to be “a loud light in the darkness.” The post Meet PatriotHole, The Onion’s New Right-Wing-Skewering Mockery Machine appeared first on WIRED.
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Chelsea Manning Walks Back Into a World She Helped Transform

Chelsea Manning Walks Back Into a World She Helped Transform

Chelsea Manning Walks Back Into a World She Helped Transform

She inspired a culture of whistleblowing that changed a nation. Today, she is released from prison. The post Chelsea Manning Walks Back Into a World She Helped Transform appeared first on WIRED.
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Startling Photos Capture Myanmar’s $31 Billion Jade Mining Industry

Startling Photos Capture Myanmar’s Billion Jade Mining Industry

Startling Photos Capture Myanmar’s $31 Billion Jade Mining Industry

A look at the jade-rich hills of Kachin, where everyone’s digging for the single stone that will make them rich. The post Startling Photos Capture Myanmar’s $31 Billion Jade Mining Industry appeared first on WIRED.
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Google Lens resurfaces questions about AI and human identity

Google Lens resurfaces questions about AI and human identity
Today at the company's annual developer conference, Google CEO Sundar Pichai uttered a phrase that will no doubt be repeated in corporate board rooms across the world for the foreseeable future: "AI first." It wasn't the first we've heard of the form…
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App developers can now advertise on the Google Play homepage and app listing pages

App developers can now advertise on the Google Play homepage and app listing pages
 Google announced today a change to its Google Play platform that will allow app makers to now place ads on the Google Play home page and app listing pages. These ads are an expansion of Google’s previously announced “Universal Ad Campaigns,” which are designed to simplify the process of advertising across Google’s online properties – including the Google Play… Read More


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Google I/O 2017 by the numbers

Google I/O 2017 by the numbers
It was an exciting few hours in Mountain View California on Wednesday when Google took over the Shoreline Amphitheater for its annual I/O Developers Conference. The company announced a bunch of updates to its AI efforts (including Google Assistant),…
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Google’s Play Console now gives developers more data about their apps before and after launch

Google’s Play Console now gives developers more data about their apps before and after launch
 The Google Play Console, Google’s main tool for helping developers manage their Android applications in its store from beta to retirement, is getting a major update at Google I/O today. Read More


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Google Firebase gets Fabric integration, better analytics and an alpha program

Google Firebase gets Fabric integration, better analytics and an alpha program
 Google today announced a slew of updates to its Firebase app platform that touch many of the service’s core features (or will do so in the near future). More than a million developers have now created projects with Firebase (though not all of these are active, of course), Google said today, and that number is growing rapidly. Read More


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