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Google inks deal with Cuba"s state-run telecom provider

The deal won't expand internet access in the communist country, but it will give Cubans who already have internet access faster connections to Google-branded content......»»

Category: blogSource:  betweenthelinesDec 13th, 2016

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 News43 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. 26 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. 34 min. ago

Jonathan Coulton"s New Dystopian Album Becomes a Graphic Novel

An anonymous reader brings news about one of Slashdot's long-time favorite musicians: In April, musician Jonathan Coulton released Solid State, a sci-fi concept album that represented a significant departure -- both from Coulton's wry, bright, tunefu.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News2 hr. 26 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. 50 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. 50 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. 26 min. ago

Were you one of the lucky few who snagged a free Amazon Echo Dot yesterday?

Folks who were meandering their way around Amazon yesterday received a delightful little surprise – a free Amazon Echo Dot. Alas, my friends, the deal for this $50 smart speaker has since expired. The post Were you one of the lucky few who snagged.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News12 hr. 50 min. ago

The quest for automotive super glue

Researchers at Michigan State University and the American Chemistry Council's automotive group say they have developed a breakthrough in bonding mixed materials......»»

Category: autoSource:  autonewsRelated News13 hr. 50 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. 50 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. 34 min. ago

For a hot second, the Amazon Echo Dot was on sale for free

Folks who were meandering their way around Amazon yesterday received a delightful little surprise – a free Amazon Echo Dot. Alas, my friends, the deal for this $50 smart speaker has since expired. The post For a hot second, the Amazon Echo Dot was.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News17 hr. 34 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. 58 min. ago

Microsoft Avoids Washington State Taxes, Gives Nevada Schoolkid A Surface Laptop

theodp writes: The Official Microsoft Blog hopes a letter from a Nevada middle schooler advising Microsoft President Brad Smith to "keep up the good work running that company" will "inspire you like it did us." Penned as part of a math teacher's assi.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News21 hr. 6 min. ago

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

Six Flags parks will wisely stop flying Confederate flags

The six flags of Six Flags are looking a little different this weekend. Parks in Georgia and Texas have removed the Spanish, Mexican, French, Confederate, and Texas state flags that once flew over its grounds, choosing to only fly the American flag i.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated NewsAug 19th, 2017

After bouncing around the Web, Daily Stormer lands a new CDN provider

BitMitigate founder: “I thought it would really get my service out there.” Enlarge (credit: CommScope) This article originally appeared on ProPublica on August 18, 2017. The neo-Nazi site The Daily Stormer was back online Friday with.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsAug 19th, 2017

Gran Turismo Sport Preorder Guide

Where to find the best deal and preorder bonuses for the upcoming Gran Turismo Sport......»»

Category: gameSource:  ignRelated NewsAug 19th, 2017

Spectacular color photos capture WWII air cadets in training

Aviation Cadet Thanas inspects an airplane engine.Image: Library of CongressOne year before the outbreak of World War II, a U.S. congressional board found that the Navy had insufficient training facilities to deal with a potential emergency demand fo.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated NewsAug 19th, 2017

US State Department Suffers Worldwide Email Outage

An anonymous reader quotes USA Today: The U.S. State Department's email system underwent a worldwide outage Friday, affecting all its unclassified communications within and outside of the department. The system was fully restored by Friday afternoon.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsAug 19th, 2017