Google Challenges Amazon’s Product Search Dominance With New Shopping Graph

An illustration of Google's shopping guide feature the company announced at its 2021 developer conference. (Credit: Google)

Amid all the flurry of news Google announced at its 2021 I/O developer conference, one thing stood out to me: the launch of the Shopping Graph. The announcement may not be as glamorous as, say, Android 12, but its importance isn’t to be ignored. While Google is putting forth the full power of its search… Continue reading Google Challenges Amazon’s Product Search Dominance With New Shopping Graph

Qualcomm Writes 5G’s Next Chapter With New Chips, Previews Key CES Theme

Qualcomm President Cristiano Amon at the company's 2019 Snapdragon Summit in Maui, Hawaii (photo credit: Qualcomm)

Like the “chicken-and-egg” metaphor, many are wondering when 5G will start to take off. Carriers such as T-Mobile, Verizon, Sprint and AT&T have added support to their respective networks but there are few phones currently 5G-enabled. And for those that can take advantage of the new speed, there are caveats—it’s anything but a perfect system… Continue reading Qualcomm Writes 5G’s Next Chapter With New Chips, Previews Key CES Theme

Introducing Filed

Filed is a technology newsletter produced by journalist Ken Yeung.

I’m a news junkie—I admit it—and spend countless hours at work, on my commute to and from, and even during my personal time scouring the internet looking for what’s going on in the world. Whether it’s tech-related, business, political, world, sports, or entertainment, I yearn to consume that knowledge. And I’m obsessed with sharing the… Continue reading Introducing Filed

Google’s Daydream VR and AR Efforts Could Get Boost With Lytro Acquisition

Using Lytro's Immerge camera

As a photographer and someone who appreciates creative tools and hardware, my conversations with Lytro while as a reporter were often a mix of investigative and curiosity. Having raised more than $215 million in funding, this 12-year old company appeared to have an ambitious way of making media appear life-like. But that vision alone hasn’t… Continue reading Google’s Daydream VR and AR Efforts Could Get Boost With Lytro Acquisition