Google machine learning gains Kaggle and more

Mar 10, 2017, 00:44
Google machine learning gains Kaggle and more

The team that handles the data science platform will be joining their new colleagues at the Google Cloud division, where their coveted skills will be put to use for the company's machine learning training and deployment services efforts, in addition to dataset storage and query technologies.

The company goes on to say that its new video API is targeted at consumer tech companies and large media organizations, and that it can help create media catalogs for video content, and also work to managed content from crowdsourced locations.

"We are beginning to shine light on the dark matter of the digital universe", said Fei-Fei Li, Google Cloud's chief scientist of artificial intelligence and machine learning. So, if you were a bystander at a marathon capturing race participants with your smartphone, the Cloud Video Intelligence API might tag a verb such as "running".

Machine learning technology is enabling Google to search for objects in video footage, the company as revealed.

With this partnership, the company has announced the general availability of SAP HANA on Google Cloud Platform (GCP) to deliver real-time insights and run mission-critical applications and analytics on a scalable and secure cloud infrastructure.

Google parent Alphabet (GOOGL) strutted out new customers of its cloud-computing business at a user conference Wednesday, aiming to show it can be a player in the enterprise market on par with (AMZN) and Microsoft (MSFT).

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"If you think about Google, for the last 18 years, we've been working with enterprise customers, essentially getting them to advertise", Fausto Ibarra, director of product management for Google Cloud, said to ZDNet. Google and Kaggle recently hosted a $100,000 machine-learning competition that challenged participates to develop classification algorithms for YouTube videos.

For more information on Google's new products and developments, visit Google Cloud's Big Data and Machine Learning Blog.

The keynote was about Google's serious commitment to being a player in the emerging game of cloud-based services and platforms.

The company also unveiled the beta release of Cloud Vision Vision API 1.1, broadening an ability to classify images. Verizon, HSBC, eBay, Home Depot, Disney, Colgate-Palmolive, and SAP also spoke about their partnerships with Google - alternately in glittering generalities and arcane enterprise software acronyms.

Google's cloud regions are going places.

General pricing for Compute Engine will also drop, by 5 percent in the United States, 4.9 percent in Europe, and 8 percent in Tokyo, and the free tier trial has been extended from 60 days to one year, Google said.

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