Posts Tagged ‘Google’
1 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on June 27, 2016 under Channel
Get ready for extremist videos with off-centre camera work, lighting overlays and shrunken content - Google and Facebook are now automatically taking down videos thought to be related to terrorism, so... more.
8 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on June 6, 2016 under General Tech
Google's Artificial Intelligence researchers at DeepMind have proposed that a 'kill switch' be built for AI to prevent machines from outsmarting us and taking over. The idea is to create a way to "re... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on June 1, 2016 under Channel
Youtube has never been a fan of the sites and browser extensions that make it easy to download videos from its site, in their entirety or when converted to MP3s. It's been going after them with legal ... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on May 30, 2016 under Channel
One of the biggest financial scandals in the UK earlier this year, was when Google managed to negotiate paying around 10 per cent of the tax it owed the British government. France... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on May 24, 2016 under General Tech
It looks like Google has caught the attention of the authorities over in France as the search giant's Paris headquarters were raided this morning. Over 100 investigators entered the campus in search o... more.
17 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on May 23, 2016 under Mobile
Google's Project Ara is set to be one of the most customisable smartphones on the market when it comes out next year. However, it won't be a simple case of buying the 'skeleton' and upgrading the hard... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on May 20, 2016 under Virtual Reality
Google I/O is taking place this week and alongside various other Chrome OS and Android related announcements, Google spoke a little about its new virtual reality project known as 'Daydream'. As part o... more.
3 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on May 19, 2016 under CPU, General Tech
The development of ever smarter artificial intelligences is going to be a major component of high-tier tech firms over the next few years, but Google looks to have the jump on most of them. It's devel... more.
8 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on May 16, 2016 under General Tech
The European Commission currently has several anti-trust cases out against Google, one of which focuses on the company's monopoly on Search Engines. Some companies have accused Google of favouring its... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on May 12, 2016 under Virtual Reality
Google has been experimenting with virtual reality for a while now with its Cardboard headset and VR theatre mode for the YouTube mobile app. However, rumour has it that the company is looking to take... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on May 7, 2016 under Security
Earlier this week, a security researcher revealed that millions upon millions of Google, Yahoo and Hotmail accounts were being actively traded on the black market. Following on from this news, Google ... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on May 4, 2016 under General Tech
While Google has spent many years developing autonomous vehicles, many wondered if it would eventually get into car manufacturing itself, or partner with a more traditional company. It looks like the ... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on April 28, 2016 under Mobile
While HTC is mostly making headlines with its virtual reality headset these days, the company still has a strong presence in the Android smartphone market. We have been hearing murmurs that HTC is cur... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on April 28, 2016 under General Tech
We've heard a lot about western companies like Google, Tesla and various traditional manufacturers working on autonomous vehicle technology, but China is making a big play for it too. Along with Baidu... more.
3 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on April 27, 2016 under General Tech
Getty Images, a well-known US-based photography agency has accused Google of promoting photo piracy and undermining its business. This will lead to yet another formal antitrust complaint being filed a... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on April 22, 2016 under General Tech
One of the more frustrating aspects of the tech world is the amount of lawsuits and legal complaints flying left and right between large companies. However, Google and Microsoft have agreed to make an... more.
5 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on April 20, 2016 under Android
Earlier this week we got news that the European Commission was in the final stages of its Android antitrust investigation, taking on formal complaints from companies that feel that Google has abused i... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on April 15, 2016 under Android
As the Android N developer preview continues, we have been learning more and more about what to expect from Google's latest operating system. Last year, Apple introduced '3D Touch' with the iPhone 6S,... more.
10 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on April 11, 2016 under Android
When it comes to Android, Google has lost the reigns a bit over the years with many OEMs and networks tinkering with Google's software and slowing down the update process quite a bit. As a result of t... more.
3 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on March 31, 2016 under General Tech
It has been known for some time that blanket piracy takedown notices are becoming a bit of an issue, Google on its own gets hundreds of takedown requests per minute but after further digging, most of ... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on March 30, 2016 under General Tech
Throughout 2015 and going on into this year, a Google engineer set out on a mission to save us all from dodgy, non-compliant USB Type-C cables that were being sold on Amazon. He tested so many poor ca... more.
7 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on March 22, 2016 under Security
Google has issued a warning to Android users this week after it discovered a bug present in the software that could allow hackers to gain root access to your smartphone through a certain application. ... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on March 10, 2016 under Android
Google has often switched between different smartphone makers on an almost yearly basis for its Nexus devices. However, this year that could change, we have already been hearing rumours that HTC is se... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on March 9, 2016 under Android
While traditionally Google has waited until the Summer to announce its next version of Android, followed by a final public release towards the end of the year, the company seems to be shaking things u... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on March 8, 2016 under General Tech
4Chan has often proven to be a controversial corner of the internet but it seems that the experience certainly put its creator, Chris Poole on the map. Poole announced that he would be selling 4Chan l... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on March 4, 2016 under Channel
Facebook, like other major tech firms in the UK is often accused of paying far too little corporation tax. In 2014, despite making more than £840 million through UK advertising sales, it paid just £... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on March 2, 2016 under Android
Update: Earlier this week, a promotional video for Google Maps popped up on the web, showing off what looked like a generic Android device running what could be a newer version of Android. One of the ... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on February 29, 2016 under Android
Google will be returning with a new version of Android later this year and while it isn't quite available yet, signs are pointing towards it being called 'Android N' and this week, reports are suggest... more.
4 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on February 26, 2016 under Security
Distributed Denial of Service (DDOS) have become fairly common these days and are often thrown at outspoken news sites. However, Google wants to help protect against that and has released 'Project Shi... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on February 25, 2016 under General Tech
Google impressed quite a lot of people a couple of years back when it launched the Chromecast, a cheap $30 HDMI dongle that could turn any TV into a smart TV with access to apps and streaming features... more.
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