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Google Kills Measure, its AR-based Measurement-Taking App

The latest thing to be shuttered by Google is an app. AndroidPolice blog writes: Google's AR plans have changed over the years, from the standalone Project Tango to modern web-based efforts. But it's the AR-based Measure app that's the subject of tod.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotJun 11th, 2021

Google Will Let Enterprises Store Their Google Workspace Encryption Keys

As ubiquitous as Google Docs has become in the last year alone, a major criticism often overlooked by the countless workplaces that use it is that it isn't end-to-end encrypted, allowing Google -- or any requesting government agency -- access to a co.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News2 hr. 48 min. ago

Can A.I. beat human engineers at designing microchips? Google thinks so

Google found that artificial intelligence is capable of designing microchips. A.I.-designed chips were better and made quicker than those made by human experts......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News3 hr. 48 min. ago

Google’s unified Gmail interface (and Google Chat) launches for everyone

Gmail's new do-it-all interface is thankfully optional. The new, unified Gmail rolling out to consumers today. In the sidebar, you get buttons for Gmail Inbox, Google Chat chats, Google Chat r.....»»

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

Introducing play to higher education reduces stress and forms deeper connection material

A new study found higher education students are more engaged and motivated when they are taught using playful pedagogy rather than the traditional lecture-based method. The study was conducted by University of Colorado Denver counseling researcher Li.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News6 hr. 48 min. ago

ZTE Axon 30 Ultra vs. Google Pixel 5: Head-to-head comparison

The ZTE Axon 30 Ultra is a powerful Android smartphone that performs well and comes at a reasonable price. But how does it stack up against the Google Pixel 5?.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News6 hr. 48 min. ago

Five new bills aim to break up Big Tech platforms, force them to play nice

Apple, Google, Facebook, and Amazon would struggle to evade new regulations. Enlarge / The dome of the United States Capitol Building in Washington, DC. (credit: Getty Images | Phil Roeder) Legislators in the US House of Representatives introd.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News8 hr. 20 min. ago

We have another highly effective COVID vaccine, based on different tech

While not needed for the US, it should help with the global vaccine push. Enlarge / A participant gets his second dose of the Novavax vaccine during the clinical trial. (credit: Karen Ducey / Getty Images) Today, a company called Novavax annou.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News8 hr. 20 min. ago

Chip shortages lead to more counterfeit chips and devices

Industry analysts recommend businesses take extra care with the supply chain. Enlarge / This pair of FT232RL USB to serial UARTs looks quite similar—but the one on the right is a counterfeit based on a mask-programmable microcontroller and onl.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News8 hr. 20 min. ago

Google, Facebook, Amazon and Others Urge SEC To Mandate Regular Climate Reports

A group of seven tech companies urged the Securities and Exchange Commission to require businesses to regularly disclose climate-related matters to their shareholders. From a report: In a letter to SEC Chairman Gary Gensler on Friday, Google parent A.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News11 hr. 48 min. ago

Dartmouth Abandons Controversial Online Cheating Investigation at Medical School

Dartmouth's Geisel medical school is dropping its investigation into alleged online cheating, the New York Times reports: In March, Dartmouth charged 17 students with cheating based on a review of certain online-activity data on Canvas — a pop.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJun 13th, 2021

A zero-day Google Chrome security flaw requires you to update now

Browsers like Google Chrome, Microsoft Edge, Opera, Brave, and Vivaldi that rely on Chromium will need to be updated immediately to stop hackers......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 12th, 2021

Google Announces Bold New Changes To Chrome OS Release Cycle

In a blog post this morning, Google announced plans to increase its update cadence for Chromebooks. Like Chrome, its operating system will now also follow a four-week Stable channel before moving to the next major milestone release. Android Police re.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJun 12th, 2021

House lawmakers introduce Big Tech bills that could break up Amazon, Google and others

Tech giants including Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google could be forced to make sweeping changes to their businesses under a series of new bills introduced Friday by House lawmakers targeting the companies' economic dominance......»»

Category: topSource:  cnnRelated NewsJun 11th, 2021

Google Abandons Experiment To Show Simplified Domain URLs in Chrome

Google's experiment to hide parts of a site's URL in the Chrome address bar (the Omnibox) has failed and has been removed from the browser earlier this week. From a report: The experiment ran from June 2020 to June 2021. It consisted of a series of o.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJun 11th, 2021

Android 12’s beautiful color-changing UI already lives up to the hype

Android 12's "Material You" UI debuts in Beta 2, and we go hands-on. With Android 12 Beta 2, Google's color-changing UI is live, so we took a trip around the rainbow. [cre.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJun 11th, 2021

Google Chrome ends its war on address bar URLs—for now, at least

Google Chrome ends its war on address bar URLs—for now, at least.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJun 11th, 2021

Vietnam establishes 25 new industrial parks in first 5 months of 2021

In the first five months of 2021, 25 new industrial parks were established in Vietnam, a significant increase from the first-half 2020's six, according to research by US-based CBRE......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsJun 11th, 2021

Taiwan IC distributors to enjoy strong 2021

Taiwan-based IC distributors, particularly those specializing in memory IC sales, are poised to generate impressive revenues in 2021, according to industry sources......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsJun 11th, 2021

HDI PCB makers see order visibility throughout 2021

Taiwan-based HDI PCB makers including Compeq Manufacturing and Tripod Technology have seen clear order visibility throughout 2021, and are expected to sustain full capacity utilization in the second half of the year, according to industry sources......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsJun 11th, 2021

Google Kills Measure, its AR-based Measurement-Taking App

The latest thing to be shuttered by Google is an app. AndroidPolice blog writes: Google's AR plans have changed over the years, from the standalone Project Tango to modern web-based efforts. But it's the AR-based Measure app that's the subject of tod.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJun 11th, 2021