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21.08.2019
14:24 ScienceNewsDaily.orgGoogle, Mozilla team up to block Kazakhstan’s browser spying tactics

Google and Mozilla have taken the rare step of blocking an untrusted certificate issued by the Kazakhstan government, which critics say it forced its citizens to install as part of an effort ...

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20.08.2019
19:55 ScienceNewsDaily.orgHere’s Why IFTTT Cautions Nest Users Not To Migrate Their Accounts To Google

If you own a Nest device, IFTTT has a word of warning: do not migrate your Nest account over to Google unless you are fine with irreversibly disconnecting IFTTT and other 'Works with Nest' ...

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19:22 ScienceNewsDaily.orgGoogle's lightweight Go search app is now available worldwide

Google Go is an optimized version of search for emerging markets with some unique features, like the ability to read web pages out loud, which is handy not only for listening to articles ...

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15:59 Yahoo ScienceGoogle Assistant found more capable than Alexa, Siri, according to study

The three assistants were tested for their understanding of 800 questions, as well as their accuracy in answering each question. Read more here. Read more...More about Tech, Mashable Video, Siri, Alexa, and Google Assistant

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19.08.2019
21:49 ScienceNewsDaily.org'Cyberpunk 2077' and 'Mortal Kombat 11' are coming to Google Stadia

Just before Gamescom's opening ceremony got underway, Google revealed a bunch more games that are coming to its Stadia streaming platform. One of the bigger titles is CD Projekt ...

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19:55 ScienceNewsDaily.orgGoogle Yanks Tool Wireless Carriers Use To Improve Network Coverage Over Privacy Concerns

Erring on the side of caution, Google has reportedly turned off a service it had been offering to wireless carriers to analyze network activity. Wireless carriers are miffed because the tool ...

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16.08.2019
22:17 ScienceNewsDaily.orgGoogle pulls 85 Android apps with particularly obnoxious adware

Google has removed 85 apps from the Google Play store after security researchers at Trend Micro found a particularly annoying adware scheme hiding inside.The adware, called AndroidOS_Hidenad.HRXH, ...

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15.08.2019
21:24 ScienceNewsDaily.orgThe Technology 202: Googlers demand company renounce working with Trump immigration agencies

The search giant faces criticism across the political spectrum.

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19:19 ScienceNewsDaily.orgGoogle Does Good Privacy Thing, Users Revolt

If you own a Google Nest cam, you recently got an email from corporate explaining that you’ll no longer be able to turn off the status light on your camera. The status light is that little green ...

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19:19 ScienceNewsDaily.orgThe Google Assistant now lets you annoy your family members with assignable reminders

Do you sometimes have to nag your significant other to take out the trash on Monday night? Now, you can do so in a more passive-aggressive way by sending them a reminder through the Google Assistant ...

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13.08.2019
15:51 ScienceNewsDaily.orgCourt Approves Google Pixel And Pixel XL Settlement, Owners Get Up To $500

A court has approved Google's Pixel and Pixel XL smartphone settlement. The class-action lawsuit alleged that Google knowingly sold devices with defective microphones. Owners of those devices ...

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15:28 TechnologyReview.comGoogle’s algorithm for detecting hate speech looks racially biased

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12.08.2019
21:54 ScienceNewsDaily.orgGoogle now offers no-password login -- if you have an Android phone - CNET

It's a small but important step to dumping a flawed part of online security. A standard called FIDO2 makes it possible.

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20:48 ScienceNewsDaily.orgGoogle design director teases 20x zoom on a Pixel phone, but it’s not true

Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Were you excited about the possibility of 20x zoom on the Google Pixel 4? Sadly, it’s not true. Though Google director of design Claude Zellweger ...

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14:42 NewScientist.ComGoogle's hate speech-detecting AI appears to be racially biased

AIs that spot abusive online content are up to twice as likely to identify tweets as offensive when by people who identify as African American

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11.08.2019
21:21 ScienceNewsDaily.orgRussia demands Google stop advertising 'illegal' protests on YouTube

Russia is intensifying its pressure on Google to censor political dissent in the country. Media overseer Roskomnadzor has sent a letter to Google insisting that it stop promoting "illegal ...

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09.08.2019
09:38 Nanowerk.comGoogle Maps for tissues

Modern light microscopic techniques provide extremely detailed insights into organs, but the terabytes of data they produce are usually nearly impossible to process. New software is helping researchers make sense of these reams of data.

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08.08.2019
16:29 ScienceNewsDaily.orgGoogle puts playable podcast episodes in Search

Google continues its push into the world of podcasts, not only through its own podcast app but also by adding a new podcast feature to search.

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15:54 ScienceNewsDaily.orgGoogle Pixel 4 Flagship Android Q Phone Tipped To Include 90Hz 'Smooth Display'

As we get closer to the official unveiling of the Google Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL smartphones, more leaks are coming that claim to shed light on what sort of hardware the devices will pack. The ...

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13:19 ScienceNewsDaily.orgGoogle Maps' AR walking directions comes to many more phones

One of Google's coolest apps, by far, has yet to see the light of day for most users. I'm talking about Maps' live AR walking directions -- now known as Live View -- ...

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07.08.2019
00:17 TechnologyReview.comFacebook, Google, Twitter aren’t prepared for presidential deepfakes

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06.08.2019
17:56 ScienceNewsDaily.orgAll Made by Google Devices to Include Recycled Material

Starting in 2022, 100 percent of Made by Google products will include recycled materials (via Bence Boros/Unsplash) Google this week announced a new initiative ...

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17:56 ScienceNewsDaily.orgTrump accuses Google of anti-conservative bias without providing evidence

The president’s tweets Tuesday morning came after a Fox News interview with an ex-Google engineer.

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05.08.2019
23:11 TechnologyReview.comDemocrats have told Google to make its contractors permanent employees

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19:00 ScienceDaily.comGoogle maps for tissues

Modern light microscopic techniques provide extremely detailed insights into organs, but the terabytes of data they produce are usually nearly impossible to process. New software is helping researchers make sense of these reams of data.

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09:26 ScienceNewsDaily.orgGoogle Assistant now reads replies from third-party messaging apps

Google Assistant has long had the option to read your SMS messages aloud, but that hasn't done much good if your conversations lived in third-party apps. That shouldn't be ...

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01:17 ScienceNewsDaily.orgGoogle Fit now tracks your sleep patterns

Google Fit should now be that much more helpful when you're ramping down for the night. The fitness app now tracks sleep patterns from apps that share their data, giving you better ...

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02.08.2019
14:23 ScienceNewsDaily.orgGoogle won't be the default Chrome search engine for EU Android users from 2020 - CNET

The tech titan shows off changes it's making to Android to comply with a major EU antitrust decision.

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14:23 TechnologyReview.comApple and Google have stopped letting humans listen to voice recordings

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01.08.2019
23:57 ScienceNewsDaily.orgGoogle will start using its text-to-speech technology for emergency calls on Pixels

Google is adding an automated text-to-speech feature to the Phone app on Pixel devices, enabling a one-tap system to relay location information to medical, fire, or police responders ...

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23:22 ScienceNewsDaily.orgGoogle halts Assistant speech data transcription in EU

Google has given reassurances that it won't make transcripts of speech data picked up by its Google Assistant system in the European Union for at least the next three months, a German data-protection ...

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18:20 ScienceNewsDaily.orgGoogle is testing a Play Pass subscription service for premium apps and games

Image: Android Police Subscription services are all the rage these days, and Google is the latest company to get in on the action, with Android Police reporting that the company ...

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31.07.2019
13:22 TechnologyReview.comGoogle’s new Pixel 4 phone will be the first to use its new Soli gesture tech

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30.07.2019
23:29 ScienceNewsDaily.orgGoogle Gives Android Auto A Fresh Look In Time For Summer Road Trips

Google is talking up a new look for Android Auto that comes only a couple of months after it was updated with dark mode and other new features. The update includes a new Android Auto app launcher ...

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23:29 ScienceNewsDaily.orgApple hasn't patched iOS flaw discovered by Google's bug team despite rolling out update last week

The bugs, which were found by Google Project Zero researchers, are reportedly 'interactionless,' meaning they do not require user input to work and many of the flaws affect iMessage.

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29.07.2019
23:51 ScienceNewsDaily.orgHuawei and Google were reportedly building a (now suspended) smart speaker

I suspect we’ll be hearing a lot of with regards to sidelined Huawei projects in the coming weeks and months. Add this one to the list. The Chinese hardware giant was reportedly teaming with ...

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22:18 GizmagGoogle teases face recognition and motion gesture tech coming to the Pixel 4


After the Pixel 3 and the Pixel 3a, comes the Pixel 4. Google is expected to fully unveil its next flagship smartphone around October time, based on past history, but it's just teased two new features arriving with the handset: face unlock and motion gestures.
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26.07.2019
22:19 ScienceNewsDaily.orgIt's time to take Google's Pixel phones more seriously

Google got a lot right with the Pixel 3a. It has excellent cameras, reliable performance, respectable battery life and clever software. Best of all, at $400, the Pixel 3a costs half ...

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21:57 ScienceNewsDaily.orgGoogle is providing up to 100,000 Home Minis to people with mobility challenges

For most, voice activated smart home devices are little more than a modern convenience. Being able to turn the lights off or adjust the thermostat without having to get off the couch saves a ...

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21:57 ScienceNewsDaily.orgAustralia considers more regulation of Google and Facebook

The Australian government released report on Friday that recommends more regulation on the market power of multinational digital platforms including Google and Facebook that would ensure fair ...

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19:24 Yahoo ScienceAlphabet Sales Top Analyst Estimates, Calming Growth Concern

(Bloomberg) -- Alphabet Inc. shares jumped the most in four years after the internet giant reported revenue that beat Wall Street expectations, calming concern about slowing growth.Second-quarter sales, excluding payments to partners, came in at $31.7 billion, Alphabet said in a statement. Analysts were looking for $30.8 billion, according to data compiled by Bloomberg.The Google parent also announced a plan to repurchase $25 billion of the company’s Class C stock, the biggest buyback in the company’s history. The cloud business grew strongly, too. Alphabet shares surged 11% at 11:40 a.m. in New York, the biggest intraday increase since the summer of 2015.Google’s advertising sales grew 16% overall. That was slower than many recent periods, but it was a welcome relief from the first quarter of 2019, when Google

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03:40 Yahoo ScienceGoogle Moves Some Contractors to Full-Time Staff After Outcry

(Bloomberg) -- Google parent Alphabet Inc. said its headcount will keep rising for a few reasons, including, in the words of Chief Financial Officer Ruth Porat, “steps to optimize workforce deployment by moving certain customer support functions in-house.”Translation: Google is converting some contract employees to official staff.Google, like many of its tech peers, hires thousands of workers through outside vendors and agencies. These people, called TVCs (for temporary, vendor and contract workers), perform a range of tasks from custodial services to coding, but don’t all have the same pay, health care or famous perks of Googlers. The number of TVCs exceeded “full-time” staff around 2018, Bloomberg News has reported.The conditions of contract workers became a flash-point inside the company. In December, TVCs penned

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03:29 Yahoo ScienceGoogle Executives Sound More Optimistic About Pixel Phones

(Bloomberg) -- Google executives sounded more optimistic when it comes to one of the company’s less-successful products: its in-house smartphone business.Since 2016, the Alphabet Inc. unit has invested heavily in a bid to build a competitor to Apple Inc.’s iPhone. It’s been a tough road.Earlier this year, Chief Financial Officer Ruth Porat was dour about the company’s flagship handset. “Hardware results reflect lower year-on-year sales of Pixel, reflecting in part heavy promotional activity industrywide, given some of the recent pressures in the premium smartphone market,” she said at the time.But on Thursday, during Alphabet’s second-quarter earnings conference call, the mood was different.“With the launch of Pixel 3a in May, overall Pixel unit sales in Q2 grew more than 2x year-over-year,” Chief Executive Officer

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25.07.2019
21:52 ScienceNewsDaily.orgDemocratic hopeful Tulsi Gabbard sues Google over alleged censorship

Tulsi Gabbard, one of the many Democratic presidential hopefuls, is suing Google for at least $50 million. Gabbard filed a federal lawsuit against the company today, claiming that it ...

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14:24 Yahoo ScienceAlphabet’s Sales Under Microscope After Last Quarter’s Debacle

(Bloomberg) -- Alphabet Inc.’s revenue performance will be watched closely by investors after a shortfall last quarter sparked the stock’s biggest sell-off in years.While spending on digital advertising appears to have remained strong in the second quarter, financial results due to be reported Thursday afternoon are also expected to show Alphabet’s revenue growth has continued to narrow. Sales are projected to expand 18% to $30.84 billion, down from 19% growth in the first quarter, according to analyst estimates compiled by Bloomberg.Given concerns about ad product changes that were blamed for the weakness last quarter, even a small revenue beat would probably cause the shares to rise, according to Cowen analyst John Blackledge.Google ad revenue still accounts for a majority of the parent company’s revenue, which has

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24.07.2019
16:54 ScienceNewsDaily.orgGoogle intros Gallery Go offline photo editor

At an event this week in Nigeria, Google introduced Gallery Go, a photo management and editing tool designed for offline use. The new offering joins a suite of Google apps created specifically ...

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22.07.2019
01:28 ScienceNewsDaily.orgTinder rebels against Google Play app fees by taking direct payments

Tinder is exploring a different approach to fighting app store fees -- it's simply ignoring what the store operators want. The dating giant has introduced a default payment process ...

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21.07.2019
04:58 ScienceNewsDaily.orgGoogle Pixel 4 Leaks Purport to Show Huge Front Bezel, Cutout for Mystery Component

Google’s forthcoming Pixel 4 series smartphones will have giant bezels on the front of the device containing space for some kind of mystery component, according to images leaked on Twitter.Read ...

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20.07.2019
15:17 Yahoo ScienceAlphabet-Backed Space Launch Company Wins Pentagon Contract

How big is the contract? When will it launch? And who the heck is "SpinLaunch" anyway?

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03:49 Yahoo ScienceGoogle Settles Job Seekers’ Age-Bias Claims for $11 Million

(Bloomberg) -- Google agreed to pay $11 million to end a lawsuit accusing the internet giant of discriminating against older job applicants, a deal that amounts to an average payout of more than $35,000 for 227 people who joined the class action.The settlement also calls for the Alphabet Inc. unit to train employees and managers about age bias, to create a committee focused on age diversity in recruiting and to ensure that complaints are adequately investigated.Lawyers for the company and attorneys representing the over-40 job seekers who sued submitted a final settlement proposal Friday to a federal judge in San Jose, California. Lawyers will collect about $2.75 million from the accord.The case was brought by a woman who claimed she was interviewed by Google four times over seven years and was never offered

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19.07.2019
18:03 NewScientist.ComThousands of pornography sites leak data to Google and Facebook

More than 90 per cent of pornography sites leak data on people browsing them to third party companies including Google and Facebook

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16:47 TechnologyReview.comGoogle has booted seven “stalkerware” apps off its Play Store

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15:52 Space.comGoogle (and Apollo 11's Michael Collins) Celebrate Moon Landing's 50th with EPIC Google Doodle

Google is celebrating the 50th anniversary of NASA's Apollo 11 moon landing with an epic doodle today (July 19), narrated by one of the astronauts who was there.

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11:25 ScienceNewsDaily.orgGoogle says it will stop websites from checking if you're browsing using incognito mode

According to the company, Google will close the loophole, which allows websites to know if you're browsing privately in its July 30th release of Chrome 76 -- an iteration of Google Chrome.

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18.07.2019
15:14 Yahoo ScienceCelebrate the totally real moon landing with this fresh Google Doodle

It's been 50 years since NASA's Apollo 11 moon landing, but July 20, 1969, still looms large in the consciousness of a nation desperate for something -- anything -- to be proud of. So why not celebrate that anniversary with this fresh as hell Google Doodle? Made "in partnership" with Apollo 11 astronaut Michael Collins, the Doodle "will allow users to experience the journey to the Moon and back to Earth," according to a Google statement.Oh yeah. Bring on the experience that officially begins at 9 p.m. PT today! Blast it off.Image: googleSo dope. But wait, there's more! The moon.Image: google Read more...More about Google, Nasa, Moon, Tech, and Big Tech Companies

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13:03 TechnologyReview.comGoogle has “terminated” its project to build a search engine for China

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07:59 ScienceNewsDaily.orgGoogle Yanks Seven Stalkerware Apps Discovered by Security Researchers From the Play Store

Google has yanked several apps from its Play Store after cybersecurity firm Avast identified them as “all likely designed by a Russian developer to allow people to stalk employees, romantic ...

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17.07.2019
21:58 ScienceNewsDaily.orgCensored Chinese search project is “terminated,” Google rep testifies

The project drew criticism from elected officials and Google employees.

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21:00 ScienceNewsDaily.orgGoogle Maps Adds Real-Time Bikeshare Information For These Cities

How people get around in big cities has changed dramatically in recent years, and for those who don't live in big cities, it can be hard to figure out where to get and return these new modes ...

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04:40 Yahoo ScienceGoogle is Starting to Back off From China, a U.S. Senator Says

(Bloomberg) -- Google’s chief executive officer told U.S. Senator Mark Warner that the company has ended some partnerships in China, the lawmaker said Tuesday on Bloomberg Television.The search giant’s ties to China were in the spotlight this week after technology investor Peter Thiel suggested on Sunday that the U.S. government probe Google’s “seemingly treasonous” work. President Donald Trump said he wanted the U.S. attorney general to look into the claims.Google pulled its search engine from mainland China in 2010. But the company began developing a separate prototype Chinese search service as early as 2016. Reports of the project, called Dragonfly, surfaced shortly after Google nixed a U.S. military contract, drawing criticism from the Pentagon and U.S. politicians from both parties. Earlier this year, Google

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16.07.2019
19:51 ScienceNewsDaily.orgTrump threatens to ‘take a look’ at Google for China ties

Trump’s shot at Google came in a tweet that cited recent comments from Peter Thiel, a top venture capitalist and one of the president’s top supporters, who this week called for the FBI and CIA ...

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15:46 Yahoo ScienceTrump Says He Will Look at Thiel s Treason Accusations on Google

(Bloomberg) -- President Donald Trump said his administration will “take a look” at businessman Peter Thiel’s allegations that Google’s work with China is “seemingly treasonous.”Trump in a tweet Tuesday called Thiel “a great and brilliant guy who knows this subject better than anyone!” He added that “the Trump Administration will take a look!”Google shares fell 1% in pre-market trading after the tweet.Thiel, one of Trump’s top Silicon Valley supporters and donors, took aim at Google and the tech industry over the companies’ focus on global markets while brushing aside U.S. interests in a speech Sunday in Washington.Thiel, a Facebook Inc. board member, singled out Google for agreeing to work closely with China, trying to get its search engine back into the country, while deciding to let lapse a

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05:40 Yahoo ScienceGoogle Protest Leader Meredith Whittaker Is Leaving the Company

(Bloomberg) -- Meredith Whittaker, who helped lead employee protests at Google over the search giant’s military work, artificial intelligence and policies, is leaving the company.A Google spokeswoman confirmed Whittaker’s departure after another Google worker tweeted about the move on Monday. Whittaker didn’t immediately respond to a request for comment."Today is @mer__edith’s final day at Google. Watching her experience as a whistleblower at Google and a victim of retaliation cannot signal good things for how AI institutions will react to negative criticism. NotOkGoogle," Chris Lu, a software engineer at Google, wrote on Twitter.Over the past year, some staff at Alphabet Inc.’s Google have erupted in protest, prompting the company to drop a Pentagon AI contract and a search project in China. Whittaker, who led

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15.07.2019
12:23 Yahoo SciencePeter Thiel Urges U.S. Probe of Google’s ‘Seemingly Treasonous’ Acts

(Bloomberg) -- Peter Thiel, one of President Donald Trump’s top Silicon Valley supporters and donors, took aim at Google Inc. and the high-tech industry over the companies’ focus on global markets while brushing aside U.S. interests.He singled out Google for agreeing to work closely with China, trying to get its search engine back into the Chinese market, while deciding to let lapse a U.S. defense department contract that gave the military access to its artificial intelligence tools.Thiel suggested the actions were “seemingly treasonous,” as he delivered the opening speech Sunday at the National Conservatism conference in Washington. He asked whether Google parent Alphabet Inc.’s AI research program or senior management had been “infiltrated” by foreign intelligence agencies. “These questions need to be asked by the

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12.07.2019
19:19 Yahoo ScienceWho Was René Favaloro? What to Know About the Pioneering Doctor in Today s Google Doodle

Dr. Favaloro's contributions to the medical community changed the way cardiovascular patients are treated.

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19:15 NYT ScienceRene Favaloro, a Pioneering Surgeon, Is Honored in Today’s Google Doodle

Dr. Favaloro, a leader in heart-bypass surgery and a revered figure in Argentina, died in 2000.

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18:18 Phys.orgGoogle launches review after leak of audio conversations

Google said it was conducting an internal review after it discovered confidential audio had been leaked by a contractor of private conversations with its digital assistant.

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17:55 ScienceNewsDaily.orgGoogle Jumps Back Into Social Networking Fray With Shoelace

We all have that friend who is addicted to something, whether it is a love interest that does not reciprocate the affection, sports betting, chocolate, or even drugs. For Google, the addiction ...

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13:25 TechnologyReview.comHumans might be listening to your Google Assistant recordings

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11.07.2019
22:31 Phys.orgHuman workers can listen to Google Assistant recordings

Google said its contractors are able to listen to recordings of what people say to its artificial-intelligence system Google Assistant.

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20:48 Yahoo ScienceAmazon And Google Help Fund Climate Change Denial Gala

While the public and shareholders are increasingly advocating for governments and corporations to do something, anything, to combat climate change before Florida is completely underwater, there are still some people out there who aren’t sure this whole “earth is getting warmer” thing is real. For those people, there is the Competitive Enterprise Institute, a free-market research organization in Washington dedicated to the idea that this whole climate change thing is silly and overblown. While it’s not news that organizations like that are out there, it is surprising who wants to be buddies with them. Party Down The C.E.I. recently held a Game of Thrones-themed gala, which...ok. Listed on the invite as sponsors were the usual right-wing and fossil fuel groups, including the Charles Koch Institute and the American Fuel

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18:37 Yahoo ScienceRené Favaloro: Google Doodle honours pioneering Argentinian heart surgeon

Dr René Favaloro, a pioneering Argentinian surgeon remembered for his contributions to coronary bypass surgery, is being remembered with a special Google Doodle on what would have been his 96th birthday.Favaloro, a Buenos Aires native, is credited with bringing coronary bypass surgery into the clinical field – though he was reluctant to be called the “father” of such a procedure.Born in La Plata on on 12 July,1923, Favaloro graduated in 1948 from La Plata University with a medical degree.He began his career as a country doctor in the province of La Pampa, where during 12 years he “educated his patients about preventive medicine, established the first ‘mobile’ blood bank in this area, and built his own operating room, where he trained general and surgical nurses,” per a tribute written by Dr Denton A Cooley following

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18:23 ScienceNewsDaily.orgGoogle uses humans to review Google Assistant queries, report says - CNET

Workers say their job is to improve the accuracy of the AI assistant.

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13:59 Yahoo ScienceBillionaire Woos Amazon and Google With Indian Data Hubs

(Bloomberg) -- A string of successful bets on ports, mining and commodities helped transform Gautam Adani from a nondescript diamond trader into a tycoon with a net worth of almost $10 billion.Now the Indian businessman is setting his sights on what he believes could become another big money maker: Selling data storage services to companies such as Amazon.com Inc. and Alphabet Inc.’s Google.India’s government is weighing a new law that would require data to be stored locally, and his conglomerate Adani Enterprises Ltd. has said it expects to invest 700 billion rupees ($10.2 billion) to build data parks in a southern state over the next two decades. The billionaire’s hope is to capitalize on demand from foreign technology companies, who are expanding in India as the use of smartphones and Internet surges.If the

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13:34 Yahoo ScienceFrance to Tax Facebook, Google In Spite of U.S. Trade Threat

(Bloomberg) -- Terms of Trade is a daily newsletter that untangles a world embroiled in trade wars. Sign up here. France won’t back off from its planned tax on companies like Facebook Inc. and Alphabet Inc.’s Google even after the U.S. suggested it may use trade tools against the levy.The French Senate passed a bill on Thursday to impose a 3% levy on global tech companies with at least 750 million euros ($845 million) in worldwide revenue and digital sales totaling 25 million euros in France. The U.S. said Wednesday that it will examine whether the tax would hurt its tech firms, using the so-called 301 investigation, the same tool President Donald Trump deployed to impose tariffs on Chinese goods because of the country’s alleged theft of intellectual property.France said the digital tax is in keeping with

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10.07.2019
20:29 Space.comGoogle Launches New Apollo 11 'Experiences' to Celebrate Moon Landing's 50th

Google is launching a variety of new "experiences" to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the iconic moon mission, which put Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin down on the lunar surface on July 20, 1969.

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09.07.2019
21:24 ScienceNewsDaily.orgThe corporate spat is over between Google and Amazon: YouTube is again available on Amazon Fire TV

The corporate spat between Google and Amazon ends today, with good news for TV viewers.

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20:48 Phys.orgAR goggles: FORM is sorta like Google Glass, but for swimming

The rise of augmented reality has enabled tech companies to create some of the most hyped-up eyewear the world has ever seen.

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20:11 Phys.orgThe corporate spat is over between Google and Amazon: YouTube is again available on Amazon Fire TV

The corporate spat between Google and Amazon ends today, with good news for TV viewers.

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19:59 ScienceNewsDaily.orgGoogle Stadia’s latest FAQ confirms couch co-op, game access after delistings

Tucked into the fine print: A path to "Stadia Base" access before its formal launch.

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18:06 Photonics.comVirginia Tech Professor Receives Google Faculty Research Award

A Virginia Tech professor has been honored with a Google Faculty Research Award to support his work in detecting human-object interaction in images and videos, to aid in the development of socially intelligent machines and enable other high-impact applications. Jia-Bin Huang, an assistant professor in the electrical and computer engineering department, received the award in the machine perception category to support his work with the challenges of detecting two aspects of human-object interaction: modeling the relationship between a person and relevant objects/scenes for gathering contextual information, and mining hard examples automatically from unlabeled but interaction-rich videos. Jia-Bin Huang, assistant professor at...

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17:09 SingularityHub.ComAlphabet Releases Its Master Plan for Toronto’s New Smart City

Ever dreamed of living in a giant experiment? If so, Toronto may be the city for you. Sidewalk Labs has released blueprints for its proposed waterfront smart city and, depending who you ask, it’s either going to be the pinnacle of modern living or an Orwellian nightmare. Cities typically develop in a pretty organic fashion, […]

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08.07.2019
22:21 ScienceNewsDaily.orgThese Google Pixel 4 XL Renders Confirm Demise Of Dreaded Display Notch

A fresh set of Pixel 4 XL renders have hit the web, and if they are to be believed, Google will in fact ditch the display notch in favor of a traditional bezel this time around. That is a bit ...

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03:27 ScienceNewsDaily.orgGoogle Chrome Feature Bloat Continues With Play/Pause Toolbar Button

Google is testing an new media control button in its Chrome browser that, when enabled, would allow users to pause and resume playing videos in tabs. As shown in the image above, the button ...

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05.07.2019
11:23 ScienceNewsDaily.orgGoogle backs down after New Zealand murder case gaffe

Google agreed Friday to change how it publishes New Zealand news after top officials in Wellington lashed the US tech giant for breaching court suppression orders in a high-profile murder case.

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11:00 Phys.orgGoogle backs down after New Zealand murder case gaffe

Google agreed Friday to change how it publishes New Zealand news after top officials in Wellington lashed the US tech giant for breaching court suppression orders in a high-profile murder case.

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04.07.2019
14:55 Phys.orgNew Zealand slams Google over murder case gaffe

Google was accused of "giving the middle finger" by New Zealand's Justice Minister Thursday, after the US tech giant refused to tighten publication standards after breaching court suppression orders in a high-profile murder case.

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03.07.2019
18:27 NewScientist.ComGoogle has made a virtual soccer pitch to train AIs to play football

Google has created a virtual soccer training pitch for AIs to use to learn how to play football. The AIs will need to learn short-term control and high-level strategies

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17:23 ScienceNewsDaily.orgGoogle Pay gets more deeply integrated with Chrome

Google Chrome users will now have an easier way to pay while online shopping, says Google, thanks to an update that lets you access the payment information you’ve saved to your Google ...

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15:04 TechnologyReview.comGoogle’s internet balloon project is about to start its first commercial trial

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04:27 ScienceNewsDaily.orgAndroid creator Andy Rubin allegedly concealed Google payments from wife - CNET

Former Google exec reportedly received a $90 million severance package after being accused of sexual harassment.

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01.07.2019
19:52 ScienceNewsDaily.orgSamsung launches a Bixby app store to better compete with Alexa and Google Home

Samsung has opened a new app store for Bixby so Galaxy users can discover new shortcuts they can use with the assistant. Called Bixby marketplace, users can browse for “Bixby capsules.” ...

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12:48 Phys.orgEmployees speak up at Wayfair, Google. Have Millennials killed being afraid of the boss?

Not happy with the leadership at your company?

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28.06.2019
19:53 ScienceNewsDaily.orgGoogle's next undersea internet cable will link Africa and Europe

Google has announced its third private undersea internet cable will run between Europe and Africa. One end will make landfall in Portgual. While you might expect the cable would connect ...

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19:53 Phys.orgUniversity of Chicago Medical Center's data sharing with Google puts patient privacy at risk, lawsuit alleges

About two years ago, the University of Chicago Medical Center touted a new, ambitious partnership with tech giant Google, one aimed at finding patterns in patients' medical records that might help predict medical issues.

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13:19 GizmagGoogle Pixel 3a and 3a XL review: Mid-range smartphones never looked so good


Three Pixels down the line, Google is doing something different: two mid-range Pixel phones, offering slightly less quality and power for significantly less money. Are the Pixel 3a and the Pixel 3a XL the phones you should be buying in 2019? We've spent a few weeks with the handsets to find out.
.. Continue Reading Google Pixel 3a and 3a XL review: Mid-range smartphones never looked so good Category: Mobile Technology Tags: Google Reviews Smartphones

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10:00 Phys.orgGoogle endorses 'international tax deal' for multinationals

Google said Thursday it supports a global agreement on taxation that could allocate more taxes from multinationals to jurisdictions outside their home countries.

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00:29 ScienceNewsDaily.orgGoogle Maps will now tell you how packed your train will be - CNET

It'll gauge crowdedness based on previous rides.

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27.06.2019
22:55 Technology.orgMake Your Essays Outstanding with These 4 Tools by Google

Everybody knows what Google is and would name its services like search, email, ads, docs and drive when

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14:21 GizmagArduino and Google get middle schoolers kitted out for science


Open source hardware and software company Arduino has teamed up with Google to develop and launch the Arduino Science Kit Physics Lab. Designed for students aged 11 to 14, the kit helps kids experiment with forces, motion, magnetism and conductivity.
.. Continue Reading Arduino and Google get middle schoolers kitted out for science Category: Children Tags: Arduino Education Google Learning Physics

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