Sunday, April 22, 2018

Google's 'Chat' service a precious gift to cybercriminals: Amnesty

San Francisco |Saturday, 2018 2:15:04 PM IST
Google's decision to launch a new messaging service called "Chat" without end-to-end encryption shows utter contempt for the privacy of Android users and has handed a precious gift to cybercriminals and government spies alike, Amnesty International has sa... read..

Google to 'pause investments' in messaging mobile app Allo: Report

San Francisco |Friday, 2018 4:15:04 PM IST
Google is reportedly "pausing investments" in its "Allo" mobile messaging app that was launched with much fanfare in 2016.... read..

Learn coding on mobile with Google's Grasshopper app

San Francisco |Thursday, 2018 10:15:05 AM IST
To help beginners learn coding on their smartphones, Google has launched a new learn-to-code app called Grasshopper.... read..

Google testing landmark-based navigation to tell directions

San Francisco |Wednesday, 2018 11:45:04 AM IST
In order to make navigation easy, Google is reportedly testing a new feature in Maps that will use landmarks, including restaurants, as points of reference to give directions to a commuter.... read..

Will take action if apps violate our policies: Google

San Francisco |Wednesday, 2018 11:15:05 AM IST
Responding to a study that found nearly 60 per cent of free Andorid apps used by children potentially violate a federal law, Google has said that it will take action if company's policies are violated.... read..

Google Home: Your best friend who instantly heeds commands (Tech Review)

New Delhi |Tuesday, 2018 12:45:04 PM IST
"OK Google, wake me up at 8 a.m. and book an appointment with the hair stylist at 10 a.m.," went the instruction to Google Home -- the voice-activated speaker powered by Google Assistant.... read..

Google, CyArk to build VR models of world's endangered heritage sites

San Franciscio |Tuesday, 2018 7:45:07 PM IST
Google has joined hands with CyArk, a California-based 3D laser scanning non-profit, to build virtual reality (VR) representations of historical sites around the world that are at risk of destruction due to human conflict or natural disasters, media repor... read..

IIT-D to invite ideas from Ph.D. scholars to hone next 'Google'

New Delhi |Tuesday, 2018 5:45:05 PM IST
The Indian Institute of Technology Delhi (IIT-D) is planning to invite startup ideas from Ph.D. degree holders nationwide to 'incubate' them for becoming the future "Google and Facebook", the Institute Director said here on Tuesday.... read..

Google develops AR-powered microscope for real-time cancer detection

New York |Tuesday, 2018 2:15:04 PM IST
A team of Google researchers has developed a Machine Learning (ML) and Augmented Reality (AR)-powered microscope that can help in real-time detection of cancer and save millions of lives.... read..

Google Arts and Culture unveils its first lab experiment in India

Mumbai |Friday, 2017 7:15:05 PM IST
Announcing the launch of Future Relics, an interactive installation that takes participants on a shared journey, connecting the past with the present whilst looking to the future, Google Arts and Culture unveiled its first lab experiment in India on Frida... read..
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