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Alphabet signs pact with Cuban telecom firm to improve access to Google properties

Today, Google's parent company Alphabet announced that it's doing just that, by entering into an agreement with Cuba's state telecommunications monopoly, ETECSA, that will make it easier for Cuban citizens to access Google properties. The post Alphab.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsDec 12th, 2016

Major Lazer documentary ‘Give Me Future’ coming exclusively to Apple Music next month

As it continues to expand original content efforts, Apple Music has secured the rights to an upcoming documentary about electronic music trio Major Lazer. The film depicts the process of organizing the first Cuban-American concert in Havana and is en.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  9to5macRelated News3 hr. 5 min. ago

Google Play rolls out "Try It Now" button for Android Instant Apps, updates Editor"s Choice section and Play Console (Sarah Perez/TechCrunch)

Sarah Perez / TechCrunch: Google Play rolls out “Try It Now” button for Android Instant Apps, updates Editor's Choice section and Play Console  —  Google today is announcing a number of changes to its Google Play app sto.....»»

Category: topSource:  techmemeRelated News3 hr. 17 min. ago

How Google"s Pixel 2 "Now Playing" Song Identification Works

An anonymous reader shares a report from VentureBeat, written by Emil Protalinski: The most interesting Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL feature, to me, is Now Playing. If you've ever used Shazam or SoundHound, you probably understand the basics: The ap.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News4 hr. 5 min. ago

Google Play lets you test drive Android apps before installing them

Google's Instant Apps are available in a few places for curious Android users, but they've been conspicuously absent in one place: the Play Store. Wouldn't you want to check out an app before committing to it? You can now......»»

Category: gadgetSource:  engadgetRelated News4 hr. 17 min. ago

​Malaysia to resume search for MH370

Kuala Lumpur has entered an 'no-find, no fee' agreement with seabed exploration firm Ocean Infinity to resume the search for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370......»»

Category: aviationSource:  flightglobalRelated News4 hr. 25 min. ago

Google Daydream View (2017) review

Got a Samsung Galaxy Note 8? LG V30? Pixel 2 XL? Interested in virtual reality? Google’s Daydream View (2017) headset lets you quickly jump right in to play games, watch 360-degree content, and more. It costs a little more, but boasts considerably.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News4 hr. 41 min. ago

Google’s AVA data set raises the bar for identifying human actions in videos

 Today Google announced a new labeled data set of human actions taking place in videos. That may sound obscure, but it’s a big deal for anyone working to solve problems in computer vision. Read More.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News4 hr. 49 min. ago

The old Android menu button is lurking in the Google Pixel 2"s interface [Update]

Clicking on the lower right corner of the screen brings up the menu, but turns out this is a bug that won't be around for long. Update: The hidden Android menu button in the Pixel 2 is indeed a bug, Google confirmed on Thursday, just as we theo.....»»

Category: topSource:  techradarRelated News4 hr. 57 min. ago

Hundreds of Mysterious Stone ‘Gates’ Found in Saudi Arabia’s Desert

With Google Earth, archaeologists have uncovered strange stone structures that may have been built by nomadic tribes in ancient lava fields......»»

Category: topSource:  nytRelated News4 hr. 57 min. ago

Google’s AVA dataset raises the bar for identifying human actions in videos

 Today Google announced a new labeled dataset of human actions taking place in videos. That may sound obscure, but it’s a big deal for anyone working to solve problems in computer vision. If you’ve been following along, you’ve.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News5 hr. 5 min. ago

The BBC will use machine learning to improve programming

We’ve been hearing for decades that advancements in technology will, among other things, steal jobs from humans. That has arguably come to fruition, especially in industries with menial tasks like manufacturing. Now, we’re seeing technolo.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated News5 hr. 17 min. ago

Keep your eyes on the road with Plex for Android Auto

Drivers who want access to their Plex media library while behind the wheel now have a much safer option with Plex for Android Auto. The new service provides a way to access media via voice. The post Keep your eyes on the road with Plex for Android Au.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News5 hr. 17 min. ago

Google DeepMind: AI becomes more alien [Software]

Google's DeepMind says it has made another big advance in artificial intelligence by getting a machine to master the Chinese game of Go without help from human players. #Google #alphaGo #GO #AI #artificial intelligence #.....»»

Category: topSource:  planettechnewsRelated News5 hr. 41 min. ago

How to Reboot a Frozen Google Pixel 2 & Pixel 2 XL

How to Reboot a Frozen Google Pixel 2 & Pixel 2 XL is a post by Cory Gunther from Gotta Be Mobile. This guide explains how to reset a frozen Google Pixel 2 or Pixel 2 XL. If your new phone is unresponsive or acting funny, this is how to fix it. Googl.....»»

Category: mobileSource:  gottabemobileRelated News5 hr. 49 min. ago

Google Pixel 2 XL screen issues

Google Pixel 2 XL screen issues.....»»

Category: videosSource:  videonewsindexRelated News5 hr. 57 min. ago

Thong jeans exist now and wasn"t that one of the signs of the apocalypse?

Sisqo didn't ask for this when he made his hit song the "Thong Song." Japanese designer Thibaut presented his collection at the Amazon Fashion Week in Tokyo this week. But, there was one denim look in particular that caught everyone's attention and w.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News5 hr. 57 min. ago

Android now lets you try out some apps from the Google Play store before downloading

New 'Try It Now' feature lets Android users access Instant Apps directly from the Google Play storefront. Sick of having to download apps before you can see what they're like? Google is helping to get rid of much of that hassle by adding a.....»»

Category: topSource:  techradarRelated News5 hr. 57 min. ago

Alphabet Invests $1 Billion In Lyft

Lyft announced Thursday that Google-parent Alphabet is leading a $1 billion financing round into the ride-hailing company. This ups Lyft's valuation from $7.5 billion to $11 billion. The funding is coming from CapitalG, one of Alphabet's investment f.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News5 hr. 57 min. ago

Google will "fix" the Pixel 2"s hidden menu button

Looks like the Pixel 2's "secret" menu button was just leftover code, after all. Google has confirmed to CNET that this was a bug, not a feature, and that it'll be patched out in the future. If you're still enjoying that new p.....»»

Category: topSource:  engadgetRelated News6 hr. 17 min. ago

How to Use Battery Saver Mode on Google Pixel

Add more uptime to your Google Pixel by activating the Battery Saver Mode on your device. This article will teach all the things that you need to know about the Battery Saver Mode on Google Pixel. Learn about the Battery Saver Mode; the ways of activ.....»»

Category: topSource:  techrecipesRelated News6 hr. 41 min. ago