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5 New ‘Bold’ Google Cloud, Workspace AI Offers: Thomas Kurian

Mark Haranas

Google Cloud unveils five new artificial intelligence capabilities today including a new API, dubbed PaLM, as well as new generative AI capabilities for Workspace.

Google Cloud CEO Thomas Kurian says his company is “at a pivotal moment” in its artificial intelligence journey as the cloud giant unveils five new AI offerings today, including an API called PaLM and new generative AI capabilities for Workspace.

“Developers and businesses can now try new APIs and products that make it easy, safe and scalable to start building with Google’s best AI models through Google Cloud and a new prototyping environment called MakerSuite,” said Google Cloud’s CEO Kurian in a blog post today. “In Google Workspace, we’re introducing new features that help people harness the power of generative AI to create, connect and collaborate.”

The news comes as generative AI products like OpenAI’s ChatGPT has taken the world by storm by giving AI-infused collaboration tools into the hands of consumers. Google Cloud said all the new AI features launched today will eventually become generally available for customers.

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Thomas Kurian ‘Excited’ By Potential Of Generative AI

Mountain View, Calif.-based Google Cloud is the cloud computing business of parent company Google. Google Cloud is currently on a $29 billion annual run rate.

Kurian said Google has been investing in AI for years with the goal of making AI accessible to everyone. Today’s unveiling of new AI tools is part of Google’s larger mission to become a market leader in artificial intelligence.

“We’re so excited by the potential of generative AI, and the opportunities it will unlock — from helping people express themselves creatively, to helping developers build brand new types of applications, to transforming how businesses and governments engage their customers and constituents,” said Thomas Kurian. “Our goal is to continue to be bold and responsible in our approach and partner with others to improve our AI models so they’re safe and helpful for everyone.”

CRN breaks down the five biggest AI launches Google Cloud unveiled on Tuesday which includes:

*Google MakerSuite


*Google Workspace

*Generative AI App Builder

*Generative AI Support In Vertex AI


Mark Haranas

Mark Haranas is an assistant news editor and longtime journalist now covering cloud, multicloud, software, SaaS and channel partners at CRN. He speaks with world-renown CEOs and IT experts as well as covering breaking news and live events while also managing several CRN reporters. He can be reached at

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