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Google pushes artificial intelligence for upgraded news app

May 22, 2018

For its updated news application, Google is doubling down on the use of artificial intelligence as part of an effort to weed our disinformation and help users get viewpoints beyond their own “filter bubble.” Google chief Sundar Pichai, who unveiled the updated Google News earlier this month, said the app now “surfaces the news you […]

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Here’s Why Google’s New ‘Smartphone Addiction’ Features Aren’t Based on Science

May 22, 2018

Google wants you to stop using the term FOMO. Instead of complaining about your fear of missing out, the search engine giant would like you to celebrate – “JOMO,” the joy of missing out. And it hopes a bunch of new features geared at preventing you from feeling addicted to your deviceswill help. It’s all part […]

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Google Duplex AI will identify itself as Assistant when calling, alert when call is recorded

May 21, 2018

Google Duplex when it makes calls on behalf of users will identify itself as the Google Assistant and will also warn users when the call is being recorded. Since Google revealed a robo-caller that sounds eerily human earlier this month, the company has faced plenty of questions about how it works. Employees got some answers this week. […]

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Google says India’s ‘search bias’ verdict could cause ‘irreparable’ harm: Document

May 19, 2018

The Competition Commission of India (CCI) in February fined Google $20 million for abusing its position in online web search. Alphabet Inc’s Google has said an Indian antitrust ruling that found it was guilty of search bias could cause “irreparable” harm and reputational loss to the company, according to a legal document reviewed by Reuters. The Competition […]

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Google’s Hypothetical ‘Selfish Ledger’ Imagines Collecting All Your Data to Push You to Change Society

May 18, 2018

A couple of years ago, Alphabet’s X “moonshot factory” conjured up a concept that describes how total and absolute data collection could be used to shape the decisions you make. And now a video about that concept has leaked online. The video was obtained and published on Thursday by The Verge. It describes a so-called “Selfish Ledger” that […]

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Google Chrome: Security and privacy tips for safe browsing

May 18, 2018

Worried about the adware attacks and malware sneaking into your devices through Google Chrome browser? Here are some tips to keep them at bay. Maintaining your safety and privacy online, especially when it comes to surfing websites, is very important. Nowadays, we rely a lot on the internet, and you can never be sure of […]

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Google has started rolling out ‘voice remote’ support for YouTube TV

May 15, 2018

NEW DELHI: Search giant Google has started rolling out a new feature for users who use YouTube TV on their Android devices. The new feature introduced is called as voice remote and it is an incremental update and presently available to some selected users. As reported by Android Police, some YouTube TV users have noticed that their Android Clients […]

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Google’s assistant ‘Duplex’ invites ‘Horrifying’ reaction for ‘human voice’

May 13, 2018

Duplex emerged at a sensitive time for tech companies, and feature hasn’t helped alleviate questions about their growing power over data, automation software and the consequences for privacy and work The most talked-about, futuristic product from Google’s developer show isn’t even finished — but it’s already stoking heated debate. At its I/O conference on Tuesday, […]

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Android P: Google reveals new operating system that it doesn’t want you to use

May 11, 2018

‘Look for much more to come in the future’ Google is launching a new version of Android. And it hopes you won’t want to use it too much. The operating system is packed with “digital wellbeing” features that it hopes will make people have a more healthy relationship with their phone. Mostly, that means not […]

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Smart Compose for Gmail is powered by AI and can write emails for you from scratch

May 10, 2018

The new feature predicts and suggests entire sentences as soon as one begins composing an email. It works in the background and can also suggest relevant contextual phrases based on the day, time or the email’s subject. Google announced a plethora of new features and services on the first day of its I/O developer conference. […]

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