Robert Hof

Robert Hof is editor in chief of SiliconANGLE.

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At I/O, Google promises virtual assistant, home voice hub, chat and video apps

Google aims to catapult itself ahead of the pack in mobile, virtual reality, the cloud and more at its I/O developer conference opening today.

MindMeld aims to make those frustrating commerce chatbots smarter

MindMeld, one of the pioneers behind conversational AI, will roll out a version of its bot platform today specifically for retailers and e-commerce companies.

What’s coming at Google I/O: cloud, VR and a lot of Android

Android, virtual reality, 3-D sensing and cloud technology will be featured at this week’s annual Google I/O developer conference.

Meet Parsey McParseface, Google’s open-source tool to help machines understand language

Google is releasing SyntaxNet, an AI tool intended to unlock the secrets of natural language understanding, into open source.

Cloud chief Diane Greene on how Google can beat Amazon and Microsoft

Google cloud and enterprise chief Diane Greene spoke about entrepreneurship and how Google aims to catch up to cloud leaders Amazon Web Services and Microsoft Azure.

As AI moves to the chip, mobile devices are about to get much smarter

The branch of artificial intelligence called deep learning , responsible for self-driving cars and instant language translation on mobile phones, is about to find its way into every other object imaginable.

Booming web services blast Amazon’s Q1 profits past forecast Inc.’s cloud business again helped the online retailer post a much better-than-expected profit in the first quarter reported today.

Facebook crushes Q1 earnings forecast on mobile ad surge

Facebook’s first-quarter earnings surged past expectations today on the strength of mobile video ads, boosting shares in after-hours trading by as much as 9 percent.

Earnings preview: Web services could power Amazon’s Q1 profits

When Inc. reports its first-quarter earnings on Apr. 28, investors will be looking beyond how many books and diapers the retailer sold. They may be just as interested in a business that has been making waves throughout the technology industry: Amazon Web Services. Lately the retailer’s cloud business, which provides computing and storage services […]

Cloud data centers and moonshots weigh on Google’s Q1 profits

Google parent company Alphabet Inc. surprised investors today with first-quarter earnings that came in shy of expectations, knocking its stock down about 6 percent in trading after the market closed. Although Alphabet posted revenues of $20.3 billion, up 17 percent and very nearly at what analysts expected, profits fell short. Operating profits before certain expenses […]