Google’s Speech-to-Text API Gets a Big Overhaul That Could Benefit Businesses

Google has disclosed plans to improve its Cloud Speech-to-Text API using the same speech recognition technology that’s being utilized to power Google Assistant and Search. The updated API (formerly known as Cloud Speech API)  is predicted to enhance its voice recognition performance…

Google Cloud Introduces VPC Flow Logs, Allows Users to Collect Network Telemetry at Various Levels

Last Thursday, Google introduced a new feature to its Virtual Private Cloud (VPC) users for tracking network operations between their servers in the Google Cloud. Called VPC Flow Logs, the tool logs and monitors all network flows sent from and…

Microsoft Announces Huge Price Cut for Azure Cloud Services, Now Just $100 Per Month

Microsoft Azure customers were pleasantly surprised today. The cloud computing company just announced that it has substantially dropped the price for its Azure Standard support to just $100 per month, making it the most affordable support package among the big…

Google Cloud Now Offers Low-Cost Preemptible GPUs

Businesses using Google’s cloud computing services for resource hungry GPU processes can now avail of a lower cost option recently launched by the company. To sweeten the deal, the new feature, which was already launched as a beta version, is…

Google Creates a Technical Guide for Moving to the Cloud

Google has created a guide in the form of a website for companies that are considering a move to their cloud called Google Cloud Platform for Data Center Professionals. “We recognize that a migration of any size can be a…

Twas the Night Before Christmas and All Through the Cloud…

The Google Cloud Team posted a fun poem for all of us techno nerds. “2016 is winding down, and we wanted to take this chance to thank you, our loyal readers, and wish you happy holidays,” wrote Alex Barrett, Editor of…

Georgia Prison CIO Gives Google Cloud Credit for Saving Millions

Georgia’s Department of Community Supervision has gone virtual via Google Apps and Chromebooks. With staff increases and with significant amounts of time outside of their offices, The State of Georgia was looking for a more economical and cost-efficient solution to…

Google Says Its “Mission Impossible” Cloud Platform is the Most Secure

Neal Mueller, Security and Networking lead for Google Cloud, recently was interviewed about security and other important aspects of using the Google Cloud Platform to host websites, online retailers and other data intensive applications. Should I move our online applications…

Learn How To Make Web Apps With HTML5 And App Engine

Building a modern Web app can be a daunting task for someone not familiar with HTML5. That’s where Google comes in with its newest tutorial. The folks at Google have a new talk up today on how to best utilize…

Is Google About To Maim Amazon Cloud?

I don’t like to use the word “kill,” when it comes to tech competition. Rarely does one product actually come out and kill its competitor. That goes especially for when the competitor is a market leader, and an Internet giant,…