#Daydream is Google’s Android-powered #VR platform #virtualreality

While the phone will provide the screen and computing power for Daydream, users will also need a version of Google’s new VR headset and controller, which the company is showing a reference design for at I/O

Source: Daydream is Google’s Android-powered VR platform | The Verge

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Controversial Quantum Machine Bought by NASA and Google Shows Promise #quantumcomputing

 

Researchers from Google’s AI Lab say a controversial quantum machine that it and NASA have been testing since 2013 resoundingly beat a conventional computer in a series of tests.

Note:  the tests involved quantum annealing vs. simulated annealing, still NOT general purpose programming.

Source: Controversial Quantum Machine Bought by NASA and Google Shows Promise | MIT Technology Review