Thursday, February 21, 2019

Google announces new web domain for developers

San Francisco |Wednesday, 2019 11:15:05 AM IST
Google has announced a brand new top level domain (TLD) dedicated to developers to allow them to build communities, learn newer technologies and showcase their projects with the new domain name.... read..

Google insists it doesn’t want to prevent ad blocking in Chrome

Internet | February 20, 2019 5:41:40 PM IST
Some developers were upset with Google Chrome’s new changes which apparently disabled extensions to block ads in order to improve security.... read..

Google makes a comeback on Apple Watch with Keep

Others | February 20, 2019 5:11:34 PM IST
After withdrawing support for Google Maps on Apple Watch in 2017, Google is making a comeback on the smart wearable with its updated Google Keep app.... read..

Google to acquire cloud migration platform Alooma

San Francisco |Wednesday, 2019 5:15:04 AM IST
Google on Tuesday announced that it will acquire Silicon Valley data migration company Alooma to grow its cloud business service in its latest efforts to compete with its rivals Amazon and Microsoft.... read..

Google Chrome finally closes loophole that revealed if you used incognito mode

Internet | February 19, 2019 10:11:39 PM IST
Incognito modes are meant to prevent websites from tracking your browsing behaviour. For a long time Google Chrome had a security flaw that surprisingly allowed developers to detect if you are using incognito mode. However, this is about to change.... read..

No evidence our images showed Pakistan flag for 'toilet paper': Google

New Delhi |Tuesday, 2019 2:15:14 PM IST
Google on Tuesday said that it has found no evidence that its Search algorithms were showing the Pakistani flag when looked for the "best toilet paper in the world", the "best China-made toilet paper" or just "toilet paper".... read..

Google shows Pakistan flag when searched for 'toilet paper'

New Delhi |Sunday, 2019 5:45:04 PM IST
Google has been showing Pakistani flag when searched for the "best toilet paper in the world", the "best China-made toilet paper" or just "toilet paper".... read..

Google to test updating pre-loaded apps without signing into account

San Francisco |Saturday, 2019 4:45:05 PM IST
Google is planning to roll-out a functionality that would auto-update pre-loaded apps via Google Play even when users are not signed into their Google accounts.... read..

Apple acquires AI startup behind Alexa, Google Assistant-based apps

Others | February 16, 2019 1:41:43 PM IST
Apple is pulling up its socks in the AI race and as part of its latest efforts, the iPhone maker has acquired a San Francisco-based AI startup called Pullstring.... read..

Apple, Google urged to remove Saudi app that tracks, restricts women’s travels

Mobile | February 16, 2019 8:41:37 PM IST
Human rights groups and US senator Ron Wyden are asking Apple and Google chiefs to pull down an app from their respective app stores which reportedly tracks and controls the movement of women.... read..

Google Play says it rejected 55 per cent more ‘malicious’ apps in 2018

Others | February 14, 2019 3:11:46 PM IST
Soon after reports emerged about malicious developers misusing Apple’s enterprise app policies to release inappropriate apps into the wild, Google Play listed down its own measures in taking care of these rogue apps and developers in the last year.... read..

Google to invest $13 bn in the US this year

San Francisco |Thursday, 2019 11:45:20 AM IST
Google will invest $13 billion in building new data centres and offices in over a dozen states in the US in 2019, the company's CEO Sundar Pichai has said.... read..

Google celebrates quintessential Madhubala

New Delhi |Thursday, 2019 11:45:15 AM IST
On Valentine's Day, Google doodled the star-crossed iconic character from "Mughal-E-Azam", Anarkali, made indelible in movie lovers' mind by the effervescent Madhubala who would have been 86 on Thursday.... read..

Google Doodle honours 'The Marilyn Monroe of Bollywood'

Others | February 14, 2019 5:41:33 AM IST
Google Doodle on Thursday honoured late legendary actress Madhubala on her 86th anniversary.... read..
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