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Google Global Cache Is Coming to Cuba

"The Associated Press reports that on Monday Eric Schmidt will be in Havana to sign a deal bringing Google Global Cache to Cuba," writes lpress. Here's some details from the AP's report on the deal. Cuba suffers from some of the world's slowest internet .....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotDec 11th, 2016

Google releases Chrome OS 57 to stable channel, adds features for tablet mode

Chrome OS hasn't been the most tablet-friendly operating system, but the latest stable version, Chrome OS 57, introduces a couple of features that will make the growing number of touchscreen devices more attractive. The post Google releases Chrome OS.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News4 hr. 10 min. ago

A born-again Ford Bronco is coming to soothe your ’90s nostalgia

Ford has confirmed it will bring the Bronco back to American showrooms in a few short years. While it's still very much a work in progress, this is what we expect from the Blue Oval's born-again off-roader. The post A born-again Ford Bronco is coming.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News6 hr. 26 min. ago

Google removes SMS integration from its Hangouts messaging platform

In an email send to G Suite administrators, Google announced the elimination of Hangouts’ SMS integration. Over the past year, Google has gradually asked SMS users to switch to Messages, removed merged conversations, and launched a separate Go.....»»

Category: topSource:  mobilesyrupRelated News7 hr. 37 min. ago

Google is streamlining its chat apps again

Google Talk is killed off, Hangouts loses SMS support, and more in another Google spring clean. Google has a baffling array of chat apps and platforms out there at the moment, so the tech behemoth has decided to try and simplify its approach ju.....»»

Category: topSource:  techradarRelated News8 hr. 9 min. ago

Aadhaar or no Aadhaar, it’s not that easy to fool the system

In the last six to eight months, we have been coming across many news items which tell us how Aadhaar is being mandatory in many areas of life - PAN card registration, railway bookings, e-KYC for telcos, merchant payments and more. The post Aadhaar.....»»

Category: asiaSource:  tech2Related News17 hr. 17 min. ago

Coming 5-10 years will see smart lights as the biggest IoT consumption device

Smart connected lights will become one of the largest internet of things (IoT) devices in the next five to 10 years, The post Coming 5-10 years will see smart lights as the biggest IoT consumption device appeared first on Tech2. With cheaper and.....»»

Category: asiaSource:  tech2Related News17 hr. 17 min. ago

Nokia to launch its new smartphones in 120 countries at the same time Q2 2017

Nokia will be launching the Nokia 3, 5 and 6 in about 120 countries from April 2017. The post Nokia to launch its new smartphones in 120 countries at the same time Q2 2017 appeared first on Tech2. HMD Global announced new Nokia branded smartphon.....»»

Category: asiaSource:  tech2Related News17 hr. 17 min. ago

Uber may be rethinking its strategy to lease cars to drivers in India

Global ride-hailing firm Uber Technologies is rethinking its car leasing strategy in India, its second-biggest market, as drivers have returned dozens of leased cars early after the company cut incentives, people familiar with the matter told Reuters.....»»

Category: asiaSource:  tech2Related News17 hr. 17 min. ago

Netflix Gets Serious About Its Anti-Piracy Efforts

Since Netflix's priorities are shifting more to the production of original content, piracy is also turning into a more serious problem. The company wasn't very concerned about copyright infringement in the past, but today it has its own "Global Copyr.....»»

Category: internetSource:  torrentfreakRelated News17 hr. 25 min. ago

Randy Orton on Facing Bray Wyatt at WrestleMania 33

IGN talks to "The Viper" Randy Orton about his title match at WrestleMania 33, the rebirth of the RKO, and why he's having a blast in the ring. WrestleMania 33 is just over one week away - coming at us live from the Camping World Stadium in Orl.....»»

Category: gameSource:  ignRelated News17 hr. 25 min. ago

Splatoon 2 Global Testfire Times in Every Time Zone

No matter where you are in the world, find out the Splatoon 2 Testfire times in your region. The Splatoon 2 Global Testfire will be occurring periodically throughout the weekend, and fans have put together a handy guide to when you can play, no.....»»

Category: gameSource:  ignRelated News17 hr. 25 min. ago

World"s First Deep-Sea Mining Venture Set to Launch in 2019

Remote-controlled robots will journey to the bottom of the ocean in search of copper, nickel, cobalt, gold, and platinum as global demand for minerals surges......»»

Category: scienceSource:  livescienceRelated News17 hr. 25 min. ago

Google is working on a new social app for editing photos

Google is working on a new social app that lets users edit photos in small groups, says TechCrunch.  SEE ALSO: Google pledges $11.5 million to racial justice innovators across the U.S. Apple announced a similar app earlier this week called Clips.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News17 hr. 25 min. ago

Google is killing SMS support for Hangouts

Google is streamlining its messaging apps - or so they say. Hangouts will no longer support SMS texting, the company announced along with several other updates in a blog post on Friday. As previously reported, hangouts will be split into Meet and Cha.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News17 hr. 25 min. ago

Hangouts is Losing SMS Integration on May 22

With Google Voice back in action, Android Messages getting a major push as the RCS client of the future, Allo out here doing nothing but acting as a punchline, and Hangouts transforming into a 2-piece enterprise solution going forward, we have some.....»»

Category: mobileSource:  droidlifeRelated News17 hr. 25 min. ago

Rogue One is Now Available on Google Play!

March 24 was supposed to be the day and all parties delivered the goods – Rogue One: A Star Wars Story is now available on Google Play. It’s currently priced in HD at $19.99 and no rentals or 4K are there from what I can tell. Go get it!.....»»

Category: mobileSource:  droidlifeRelated News17 hr. 25 min. ago

Google Releases More Details on the Death of SMS in Hangouts

After a surprise announcement made its way onto reddit last night, Google has spent a good chunk of the morning doing plenty of clarifying over what’s actually happening with Hangouts and SMS integration. To be clear, though, last night’.....»»

Category: mobileSource:  droidlifeRelated News17 hr. 25 min. ago

Google Activates Server-Side Change to Somehow Address Pixel’s Bluetooth Issues

According to a post on the Google Product Forums, a fix on Google’s servers has been issued, one that will hopefully address the variety of Bluetooth-related issues reported by many, many Pixel device owners.  If you haven’t heard of th.....»»

Category: mobileSource:  droidlifeRelated News17 hr. 25 min. ago

Android O: Is this the Oreo feature list we"ll see at Google I/O 2017?

From picture-in-picture modes to power saving options. With Android Nougat comfortably settled into a bunch of different smartphones, and the Google IO 2017 developer conference just two months away, all eyes in the mobile world now turn to wha.....»»

Category: topSource:  techradarRelated News17 hr. 26 min. ago

"Moore"s Law" For Carbon Would Defeat Global Warming

An anonymous reader quotes a report from MIT Technology Review: A streamlined set of goals for reducing carbon emissions could simplify the way nations approach the quest to reduce human impact on the planet. A group of European researchers have a re.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News17 hr. 26 min. ago