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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

Top Project Fi referrers can earn a trip to Google’s Mountain View headquarters

Google is upping its Project Fi game with a new referral program, in which customers could win Play Store credit, a trip to Google headquarters in Mountain View, California, and more. The program runs until September 25. The post Top Project Fi refer.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News1 hr. 28 min. ago

Ransomware "here to stay", warns Google study

Cyber-thieves made at least $25m from ransomware in the last two years suggests research by Google.....»»

Category: hdrSource:  bbcRelated News3 hr. 48 min. ago

Taiwan panel makers ready to face challenge from China 10.5G line

While BOE Technology is slated to kick off production at its 10.5G fab in 2018 sparking concerns of panel oversupply in the coming year, AU Optronics (AUO) and Innolux both have said they will move to the upper end of the panel market to lessen the i.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News4 hr. 20 min. ago

Google retires Google Instant in effort to make Search better for mobile devices

Google continues to push toward mobile optimization and as part of that, the company announced the end of Google Instant, a feature that essentially loaded search results as you typed them in the search bar. The post Google retires Google Instant in.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News4 hr. 56 min. ago

HTC and Qualcomm have a stand-alone, Google-free VR headset in the works

During ChinaJoy 2017, HTC said that it teamed up with Qualcomm to provide a stand-alone VR headset for the Chinese market. The details are scarce, but it won't involve Google, meaning the unit won't support the Daydream platform. The post HTC and Qua.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News4 hr. 56 min. ago

Article: A Mobile Payments Latecomer, Android Pay Enters a Still Wide-Open Spain

Google launched Android Pay this week in Spain, the mobile payment system’s 14th market—and one where the adoption of contactless payments via smartphone has yet to take off in a meaningful way......»»

Category: internetSource:  emarketerRelated News8 hr. 12 min. ago

HTC and Qualcomm’s stand-alone VR headset will be sold only in China

During ChinaJoy 2017, HTC said that it teamed up with Qualcomm to provide a stand-alone VR headset for the Chinese market. The details are scarce, but it won't involve Google, meaning the unit won't support the Daydream platform. The post HTC and Qua.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News11 hr. 20 min. ago

Google is getting rid of Instant Search on desktop

One of the search giant's speediest features is leaving — but you probably weren't reliant on it. Google prides itself on bringing information to its users quickly, but one of the tech giant's speediest search features is on the way out......»»

Category: topSource:  techradarRelated News12 hr. 20 min. ago

BMW and other carmakers team up to take on Waze and Google Maps

A company formerly owned by Nokia wants to create a more accurate, up-to-the-minute map of traffic conditions.   The key? Getting multiple automakers to pool traffic data collected by their cars’ sensors. Audi, BMW, and Mercedes-Benz will.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News13 hr. 4 min. ago

Oh no, a pop-up O.J. Simpson museum is coming to L.A.

As if we weren't inundated enough by O.J. Simpson news, the infamous leather glove bandit is now getting his own museum for one week, at the end of August, in Los Angeles.  SEE ALSO: O.J. Simpson is about to be a free man (again) The museum will.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News13 hr. 4 min. ago

Jon Stewart is coming back to HBO to save our doomed souls

Jon Stewart, former host of The Daily Show will return to TV with two HBO comedy specials, President of HBO Programming Casey Bloys announced at TCA Wednesday. This is Stewart's first stand-up special since 1996. “We’re excited to bring J.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News13 hr. 36 min. ago

You Can Now Enter a Beta for the Google Cast Receiver App

Google has opened up a beta for the Google Cast Receiver app, allowing developers to ensure their apps will always work when a new version is getting pushed. Sure, we aren’t developers, but we still want the latest builds out there, so anyone c.....»»

Category: mobileSource:  droidlifeRelated News14 hr. 12 min. ago

Google Is Testing Autoplay Videos Directly In Search Results

For a select group of individuals, Google has enabled autoplay videos in Search. "We are constantly experimenting with ways to improve the search experience for our users, but have no plans to announce [the feature] at this time," a Google spokespers.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News14 hr. 36 min. ago

Google writes a $50 million check to prep the world"s workers for the rise of its robots

Google's philanthropic arm is launching a multimillion-dollar effort to aid workers impacted by some of the tech championed by its parent company. Google.org said Wednesday that it's set aside $50 million to fund nonprofits focused on teaching new jo.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News14 hr. 48 min. ago

Google Chromebooks may soon get to send and receive text messages

Rumors suggest Google is looking to add SMS messaging to Chromebooks. The ability to shoot Messages from both an iPhone and MacBook is the best thing about owning Apple’s devices, and now Google might finally be bringing that feature to.....»»

Category: topSource:  techradarRelated News14 hr. 48 min. ago

What"s in the latest Chrome update?

Google on Tuesday released Chrome 60 for Windows, macOS and Linux, adding support for the Touch Bar on the newest MacBook Pro laptops and a new online payment API, and patching 40 security vulnerabilities.Chrome updates in the background, so most.....»»

Category: operatingsystemsSource:  cwRelated News14 hr. 56 min. ago

iPhone-maker Foxconn to build flat-screen display factory in Wisconsin

Upwards of 10,000 jobs could come to the state. Enlarge / The OLED-toting Google Pixel (left) next to the iPhone 7 Plus' LCD panel. (credit: Ron Amadeo) Foxconn, one of the electronics manufacturers that makes Apple's iPhones, is set to revea.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News15 hr. 12 min. ago

Marvel Announces New Star Wars Writer

There's a new writer taking over Marvel's flagship comic as the series visits the world of Jedha for the first time. Changes are coming to Marvel's ongoing Star Wars comic, as writer Jason Aaron will be stepping down from the series after Octob.....»»

Category: gameSource:  ignRelated News15 hr. 36 min. ago

You Can Now Use Waze Right From Android Auto in Your Car

Even though many would say Google Maps remains superior to Waze, the community-based navigation platform does have its benefits. If you enjoy Waze, and also have a dash unit with Android Auto in your vehicle, you’ll be happy to learn that you c.....»»

Category: mobileSource:  droidlifeRelated News15 hr. 36 min. ago

Tech Leaders Speak Out Against Trump Ban on Transgender Troops

Technology executives, including Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and Google CEO Sundar Pichai took to social media to voice their displeasure over President Donald Trump's latest stance on transgendered people in the military. "I am grateful to the tran.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News15 hr. 36 min. ago