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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

Negotiators wrap up first round of NAFTA talks

Trade negotiators from the United States, Canada and Mexico on Sunday wrapped up the first round of talks to revamp the NAFTA trade pact, amid signs that an ambitious schedule to conclude negotiations by early 2018 could slip in the coming months......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News25 min. ago

Google is hoping to help news publishers with a few new tools

Google is looking make friends with the media. As per a new report from Bloomberg, the internet giant is developing a series of new tools with hopes of boosting subscriptions for news publishers. The post Google is hoping to help news publishers with.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News34 min. ago

Google can now erase watermarks from stock photos

It turns out that Google discovered an algorithm that allows them to automatically erase watermarks from images, including pictures from stock photography organizations, according to Gizmodo. The post Google can now erase watermarks from stock photos.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News42 min. ago

Google needs to pay Apple a small fortune to remain the default search engine on iOS

 Apple and Google could be the biggest frenemies in tech. While they both compete like there’s no tomorrow, they also partner on some very specific deals. For instance, Google is paying a ton of money to remain the default search engine on.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News1 hr. 25 min. ago

Supreme Court asked to nullify the Google trademark

The case comes two months after court’s “offensive” trademarks ruling. Enlarge (credit: Leon Neal/Getty Images) Is the term "google" too generic and therefore unworthy of its trademark protection? That's the question before the US Suprem.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News1 hr. 33 min. ago

Google Home gets voice calling and the ability to put responses on your TV

At Google I/O 2017, Google Home got some upgrades that rival Amazon Alexa's recent updates. You'll be able to make phone calls with it, get important notifications, and see visual information on your phone, tablet, or TV. The post Google Home gets vo.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News2 hr. 49 min. ago

Eclipse: Google needs your help to create celestial ‘Megamovie’

If you're planning to be in the path of totality for Monday's solar eclipse, then how about helping Google and UC Berkeley to create a "Megamovie" of the celestial event? The post Eclipse: Google needs your help to create celestial ‘Megamovie’ ap.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News5 hr. 49 min. ago

Two great updates from Google

Google made two great anticipated updates for its mobile search and Home speakers......»»

Category: topSource:  dailytechRelated News8 hr. 25 min. ago

Google and UC Berkeley to create movie from eclipse images

The pictures of the total solar eclipse will also be used to study the Sun's outermost atmosphere......»»

Category: hdrSource:  bbcRelated News16 hr. 49 min. ago

Google introduces six-second previews to video search results

If you conduct a search on one of Google's mobile apps, Google will let you watch a silent six-second clip of a video to help you determine if you need to see anymore. It's only available on mobile for now. The post Google introduces six-second previ.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News17 hr. 33 min. ago

Google Warns Webmasters About Insecure HTTP Web Forms

In April Chrome began marking HTTP pages as "not secure" in its address bar if the pages had password or credit card fields. They're about to take the next step. An anonymous reader quotes SearchEngineLand: Last night, Google sent email notifications.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News19 hr. 57 min. ago

Leaked image suggests a new Nest thermostat is on the way

 Alphabet-owned Nest has taken some pretty safe choices in the IoT space, building products that rely on a their Internet connectedness to function. Their most recognizable product, the Nest Learning Thermostat hasn’t gotten a cosmetic upg.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsAug 19th, 2017

Silk Road: Google search unmasked Dread Pirate Roberts

The man who beat the FBI to identify the mastermind of global online drugs market Silk Road......»»

Category: hdrSource:  bbcRelated NewsAug 19th, 2017

Hacker Helps Family Recover Minivan After Losing One-Of-A-Kind Car Key

An anonymous reader writes: A hacker and a mechanic have helped a family regain access to their hybrid car after they've lost their one-of-a-kind car key while on vacation. The car in question is a Toyota Estima minivan, which a Canadian family bough.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsAug 19th, 2017

Android O is probably going to be called Android Oreo

The next big update to Android is coming on Monday and there's a good chance Google has named it Oreo. Not only did Google officially reveal the launch date and time of Android O yesterday, it also dropped a pretty big hint about what it's.....»»

Category: topSource:  techradarRelated NewsAug 19th, 2017

Google and ProPublica Team Up To Build a National Hate Crime Database

In partnership with ProPublica, Google News Lab is launching a new tool to track hate crimes across America. The "Documenting Hate News Index" is being powered by machine learning to track reported hate crimes across all 50 states, collecting data fr.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsAug 19th, 2017

Stocks Stagger Again on Continuing Political Turmoil

President Trump’s statements after Charlottesville spook the markets. Still, there are few signs of a recession in the wings......»»

Category: financeSource:  barronsRelated NewsAug 19th, 2017

YouTube starts delivering ‘breaking news’ on its homepage across platforms

 YouTube has started rolling out a “Breaking News” section in people’s feeds today across platforms as Alphabet continues to tailor custom content playlists to users logged into Google Accounts, Android Police reports. For mos.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsAug 18th, 2017

An astronomer at your fingertips: The 6 best solar eclipse apps

Dozens of apps are popping up in Google Play and iTunes leading up to Monday's solar eclipse. From virtual lunar tours to a basic countdown tools, here are the six best solar eclipse apps currently available. The post An astronomer at your fingertips.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsAug 18th, 2017

Google is Going to Show You Video Previews Now in Search Results

I don’t know that video previews were something I was ever looking for when performing Google searches, but they are coming and they could be cool. Google announced this afternoon that alongside the short text snippets you see for results, you.....»»

Category: mobileSource:  droidlifeRelated NewsAug 18th, 2017