Google Granted Patent on How Self-Driving Cars Might Handle Tailgaters

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Google’s self-driving cars have covered over a million miles of roadway, and recently, one of them crashed into a slow-moving bus. Details about the accident can be found in Google’s bus crash is changing the conversation around self-driving cars. Oddly timed, but appropriate, Google seems to have been working on the issue that caused that … Read more Google Granted Patent on How Self-Driving Cars Might Handle Tailgaters

Image Search and Trends in Google Search Using FreeBase Entity Numbers

Google is organizing more and more things in its index based upon entity numbers. I have a couple of examples for you that show how they are being used. It’s possible that you may have missed a reference to Freebase Entities in a Google Research Blog post from 2013. I missed it myself. The post … Read more Image Search and Trends in Google Search Using FreeBase Entity Numbers

Google Cross-Device Tracking and Audio Watermarking

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Is Google Using Cross-Device Tracking and Ultra-High Frequency Audio Watermarking? Advertising on the Web is going through some changes because of how smartphones and tablets track visitors on a site, and how advertisements may broadcast high-frequency sounds that may act as audio watermarking that other devices can pick up upon. Imagine watching TV, and your … Read more Google Cross-Device Tracking and Audio Watermarking