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How Google research can make the internet faster

Raise your hand if you think webpage load times are great -- not too slow at all.No one? Well, Google may have just made big strides to increase load time for websites, while not compromising anything in the process. So how did the tech giant do t.....»»

Category: networkSource:  networkworldMar 20th, 2017

Senators Announce New Bill That Would Regulate Online Political Ads

An anonymous reader quotes a report from The Verge: As tech companies face continued scrutiny over Russian activity on their ad platforms, Senators today announced legislation meant to regulate political ads on the internet. The new bill, called the.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News56 min. ago

Docs show Uber, Google, Microsoft, Facebook, IBM, others are forming "The Coalition for the American Dream" group to lobby for DACA; Uber confirms participation (Reuters)

Reuters: Docs show Uber, Google, Microsoft, Facebook, IBM, others are forming “The Coalition for the American Dream” group to lobby for DACA; Uber confirms participation  —  SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Nearly two dozen maj.....»»

Category: topSource:  techmemeRelated News1 hr. 31 min. ago

Arianna Huffington has a solution to your annoying phone notification problem

Uber board member, media mogul, and sleep crusader Arianna Huffington wants you to turn off your phone. That's easier said than done, of course, so she's teamed up with Samsung to make an app that will help you force yourself into it. SEE ALSO: Faceb.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News1 hr. 55 min. ago

Experts don"t know if the fake news problem will get more or less awful

If you're looking for good news about the future of false information on the internet, please close this little post and continue your search. Your eyes are wasting their time here.  A Pew Research Center study published on Thursday polled more.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News2 hr. 47 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. 7 min. ago

Battlefield 1 Turning Tides Release Date Tips

Battlefield 1 Turning Tides Release Date Tips is a post by Adam Mills from Gotta Be Mobile. The Battlefield 1 Turning Tides DLC release date is still several weeks away, but there are some things you can do, right now, to prepare for its arrival. DIC.....»»

Category: mobileSource:  gottabemobileRelated News3 hr. 7 min. ago

Sleep crusader Arianna Huffington made an app that shuts your phone up

Uber board member, media mogul, and sleep crusader Arianna Huffington wants you to turn off your phone. That's easier said than done, of course, so she's teamed up with Samsung to make an app that will help you force yourself into it. SEE ALSO: Faceb.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News3 hr. 23 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 News3 hr. 56 min. ago

We love this 55″ 4K TV from Samsung, and it’s never been cheaper

Unless you're buying a TV for a very large room, 55 inches is probably the ideal size. It's big enough that you can enjoy that nice ultra high-definition screen from anywhere in the room, but not so big that it looks silly. If you're in the market fo.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  bgrRelated News4 hr. 7 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. 7 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. 32 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. 39 min. ago

At 290 mph, the Hennessey Venom F5 will make hurricanes and supercars cower

The Texas-built Hennessey Venom F5 isn’t just fast, it’s gunning for a new world production speed record. At 1,400 horsepower, the twin-turbo V8-powered speed demon may leave the Bugatti Chiron in the rearview. The post At 290 mph, the Hennessey.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News4 hr. 40 min. ago

AMC VR App to Feature Extra Scene from TWD Premiere

An extra scene from the upcoming 100th episode of the show can be viewed via AMC's new VR app. AMC is making the jump to virtual reality with its biggest show, The Walking Dead. Deadline reports the upcoming Season 8 premiere, which is also the.....»»

Category: gameSource:  ignRelated News4 hr. 47 min. ago

Robotic cat pillow will make you purr

Robotic cat pillow will make you purr.....»»

Category: videosSource:  videonewsindexRelated News4 hr. 47 min. ago

Study proves dogs produce more facial expressions when humans are watching

Want to see some serious puppy dog eyes? Try spending more time near your pooch. Sure, new toys and food are nice, but research from the University of Portsmouth shows that like most humans, what dogs really crave is attention. In fact, scientists at.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News4 hr. 47 min. ago

The butt of every space joke is high in the sky this week

This week, you can look to the night sky to see the butt of every planetary joke.  Make your way to a relatively dark, light pollution-free area to see the planet Uranus high in the sky, glowing a blue-ish, green color in the constellation Pisce.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News4 hr. 47 min. ago

With new investment, Boeing is trying to make drones a part of your life

Boeing has invested in a startup that's trying to make autonomous flight the next big thing.  The company announced today that it has invested in Near Earth Autonomy, which develops technology for unmanned flying vehicles of all shapes and sizes.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News4 hr. 47 min. ago

Verizon reportedly eyes spring 2018 as new launch date for TV streaming service

Continued negotiations over rights are reportedly stalling the service while competitors flourish. Verizon continues to have a rough time getting a streaming service off the ground so that it can compete with the likes of Dish's Sling TV,.....»»

Category: topSource:  techradarRelated News4 hr. 48 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. 48 min. ago