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Source: Google deal will make YouTube, others usable in Cuba

A source familiar with a deal being announced between Cuba and Google says it will make Google websites like YouTube run up to 10 times faster on the island......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgDec 12th, 2016

The eclipse: From ancient paganism to American history, it"s been a thing

Nothing reminds us that we are on a celestial island surrounded by the abyss like watching our planet's energy source turn into a gaping black hole.  But don't take my word for it. From occult and pagan lore to American history and yes, Hollywoo.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News10 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 News31 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 News39 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. 22 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. 30 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. 46 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. 46 min. ago

7 Moto Z2 Force tips and tricks to make you a better photographer and more

Lenovo's latest headset is a beastly phone. Here are seven Moto Z2 Force tips and tricks to help you make the most of it, including those pertaining to special camera modes, multitasking, and more. The post 7 Moto Z2 Force tips and tricks to make you.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News5 hr. 46 min. ago

This Week in Making: Musical Lightning, Makey Pixel Art, and More

Watch lightning arc across the stage and create music, pixel art come together to create Makey, and the other stuff that happened this week. Read more on MAKE The post This Week in Making: Musical Lightning, Makey Pixel Art, and More appeared fi.....»»

Category: topSource:  maezineRelated News6 hr. 10 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. 22 min. ago

You can now get your breaking news on YouTube

YouTube is apparently experimenting with a breaking news carousel on the desktop and mobile. It can be hard to keep up with the hectic news cycle these days, but YouTube wants to make it a little easier: some users are seeing a Breaking News ca.....»»

Category: topSource:  techradarRelated News9 hr. 10 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. 46 min. ago

Best Obi-Wan Stories to Base a Movie On

From his time as a Jedi to his time as a hermit on Tatooine, Obi-Wan's adventures would make excellent standalone films......»»

Category: gameSource:  ignRelated News15 hr. 46 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. 46 min. ago

Ask Slashdot: What Would You Pay To See Open Sourced?

jbrase writes: It's in the interest of the open-source community to make open-source development as profitable as possible. One potential means of making money from open source is crowdfunding, [but] proprietary vendors aren't likely to be enthusasti.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News17 hr. 10 min. ago

Need a current events update? You can now get it from YouTube’s Breaking News

As initially reported by Android Police, YouTube now has a "Breaking News" section that, as the name might suggest, contains a collection of videos that shares breaking news from around the world.  The post Need a current events update? You can now.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News17 hr. 22 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. 30 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. 30 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. 54 min. ago

Fair warning: Chelsea Handler"s story about adopting a senior dog will make you cry

Hello. Get ready to cry! Saturday marked the third annual Clear the Shelters event, a day when animal shelters nationwide waive or lower adoption fees in hopes that as many pets will find homes as possible.  To encourage others to participate, C.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News21 hr. 2 min. ago