Android 11: Google postpones release of beta version of major new phone software update, saying ‘now is not the time’

June 01, 2020 at 08:14AM Announcement comes as protests continue across US Android 11: Google postpones release of beta version of major new phone software update, saying 'now is not the time' … Selected by softengoxford Search Web: Android 11: Google postpones release of beta version of major new phone software update, saying 'now isContinue reading “Android 11: Google postpones release of beta version of major new phone software update, saying ‘now is not the time’”

Google experiment uses augmented reality to help people social distance

May 29, 2020 at 06:45PM The project, called Sodar, can be accessed by anyone with an Android smartphone and the Google Chrome browser Google experiment uses augmented reality to help people social distance … Selected by softengoxford Search Web: Google experiment uses augmented reality to help people social distance

Arizona lawsuit claims Google illegally tracked Android smartphones

May 28, 2020 at 12:09PM Users had their location tracked without their knowledge through their phones, apps, and Google accounts through “deceptive and unfair practices” Arizona lawsuit claims Google illegally tracked Android smartphones … Selected by softengoxford Search Web: Arizona lawsuit claims Google illegally tracked Android smartphones

Google removes apps pushing far-right QAnon conspiracy theory

May 26, 2020 at 02:35PM The conspiracy falsely suggests that secret agents in the US government are trying to undermine the president, according to a mysterious individual called Q Google removes apps pushing far-right QAnon conspiracy theory … Selected by softengoxford Search Web: Google removes apps pushing far-right QAnon conspiracy theory

Google, Microsoft, and Amazon provide ‘essential web services’ to almost every company on US blacklist

May 25, 2020 at 10:05AM Tech giants reportedly provide services to companies accused of human rights violations Google, Microsoft, and Amazon provide 'essential web services' to almost every company on US blacklist … Selected by softengoxford Search Web: Google, Microsoft, and Amazon provide 'essential web services' to almost every company on US blacklist

Time: Apple and Google Release Smartphone Technology to Notify People of Possible Coronavirus Exposure

May 20, 2020 at 07:09PM Apple and Google on Wednesday released long-awaited smartphone technology to automatically notify people if they might have been exposed to the coronavirus. The companies said 22 countries and several U.S. states are already planning to build voluntary phone apps using their software. It relies on Bluetooth wireless technology to detectContinue reading “Time: Apple and Google Release Smartphone Technology to Notify People of Possible Coronavirus Exposure”

Google Cloud earns defense contract win for Anthos multi-cloud management tool

May 20, 2020 at 05:19PM Google dropped out of the Pentagon’s JEDI cloud contract battle fairly early in the game, citing it was in conflict with its “AI principals.” However, today the company announced a new 7 figure contract with DoD’s Defense Innovation Unit (DIU), a big win for the cloud unit and CEO ThomasContinue reading “Google Cloud earns defense contract win for Anthos multi-cloud management tool”

Google Chrome ad update will save users’ battery life and data

May 15, 2020 at 09:59AM An update to the browser will kill adverts which are badly built or mine cryptocurrency Google Chrome ad update will save users' battery life and data … Selected by softengoxford Search Web: Google Chrome ad update will save users' battery life and data

Google employees claim company is stopping diversity programmes to appeal to right-wingers

May 14, 2020 at 01:57PM Teams responsible for such programmes have been downsized and positions held by full-time employees have either been outsourced or left vacant, staff say Google employees claim company is stopping diversity programmes to appeal to right-wingers … Selected by softengoxford Search Web: Google employees claim company is stopping diversity programmes toContinue reading “Google employees claim company is stopping diversity programmes to appeal to right-wingers”

Google makes it easier to migrate VMware environments to its cloud

May 14, 2020 at 02:00PM Google Cloud today announced the next step in its partnership with VMware: the Google Cloud VMware Engine. This fully managed service provides businesses with a full VMware Cloud Foundation stack on Google Cloud to help businesses easily migrate their existing VMware-based environments to Google’s infrastructure. Cloud Foundation is VMware’s stackContinue reading “Google makes it easier to migrate VMware environments to its cloud”

Apple, Google Coronavirus Tech Won’t Track Your Location. That Worries Some States.

May 13, 2020 at 07:42PM Apple and Google are developing smartphone technology to help fight the coronavirus pandemic. But public health authorities in some states are chafing against the tech giants’ rules. Apple, Google Coronavirus Tech Won’t Track Your Location. That Worries Some States….

Google to bring iMessage-like reactions to its Android messaging app

May 13, 2020 at 03:03PM The feature is available for some users, but has not yet been rolled out for all Google to bring iMessage-like reactions to its Android messaging app … Selected by softengoxford Search Web: Google to bring iMessage-like reactions to its Android messaging app

Apple and Google’s Contact Tracing Technology Raises Privacy Concerns

May 13, 2020 at 10:10AM Apple and Google want to develop tech to track the spread of COVID-19 while protecting individuals’ privacy. But some states say the restrictive settings may make it harder to find virus hotspots. Apple and Google’s Contact Tracing Technology Raises Privacy Concerns…

UK may ditch NHS contact-tracing app for Apple and Google model

May 07, 2020 at 08:54PM MPs and rights groups have warned lack of data protection could make UK app illegal Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage The government has left open the prospect of ditching its own contact-tracing app in favour of the “decentralised” model favoured by Apple and Google after itContinue reading “UK may ditch NHS contact-tracing app for Apple and Google model”

Google’s AI Lens lets you copy and paste handwriting from your notebook to your laptop

May 07, 2020 at 03:53PM Feature is available on the Google app for iOS and the Google Lens app for Android Google's AI Lens lets you copy and paste handwriting from your notebook to your laptop … Selected by softengoxford Search Web: Google's AI Lens lets you copy and paste handwriting from your notebook toContinue reading “Google’s AI Lens lets you copy and paste handwriting from your notebook to your laptop”

Time: Google’s Slick Pixel Buds Finally Give Android Users the AirPods They Deserve

May 06, 2020 at 08:13PM When it comes to headphones, especially truly wireless versions, it’s hard to top those made by a certain Cupertino-based company named after a popular fruit. But that doesn’t stop competitors from trying. Google’s own attempt to recreate the magic that is the Apple AirPods is here, and it’s safe toContinue reading “Time: Google’s Slick Pixel Buds Finally Give Android Users the AirPods They Deserve”

Google Pixel 4a camera revealed before phone is announced

May 04, 2020 at 03:11PM Upcoming budget Android smartphone will have the same sensors as those found in its flagship, but launch may be delayed by coronavirus pandemic Google Pixel 4a camera revealed before phone is announced … Selected by softengoxford Search Web: Google Pixel 4a camera revealed before phone is announced

Facebook, Google and Twitter criticised over failure to ‘answer basic questions’ about coronavirus and 5G by MPs

April 30, 2020 at 04:32PM Tech companies accused of not doing enough to stop spread of false stories and hoaxes Facebook, Google and Twitter criticised over failure to 'answer basic questions' about coronavirus and 5G by MPs … Selected by softengoxford Search Web: Facebook, Google and Twitter criticised over failure to 'answer basic questions' aboutContinue reading “Facebook, Google and Twitter criticised over failure to ‘answer basic questions’ about coronavirus and 5G by MPs”

Google Meet goes free as it looks to compete with Zoom and Facebook Messenger for group chats

April 29, 2020 at 03:12PM Company has been overtaken by challengers with free tiers such as Zoom and Facebook Messenger Google Meet goes free as it looks to compete with Zoom and Facebook Messenger for group chats … Selected by softengoxford Search Web: Google Meet goes free as it looks to compete with Zoom andContinue reading “Google Meet goes free as it looks to compete with Zoom and Facebook Messenger for group chats”