G7 nations demand social media platforms and ISPs to crack down on the extremist content online
The G7 nations on Friday demanded action from internet providers and social media firms against extremist content online, vowing to step up their fight against terrorism after this week’s Manchester attack. British Prime Minister Theresa May won solidarity from her G7 colleagues at summit talks in Italy after the suicide bombing Monday at a pop concert killed 22 people, including several children. The G7 also vowed a collective effort to track down and prosecute foreign fighters dispersing...
Google Photos hits a milestone of 1 billion installs from Play Store
Google’s biggest service app, Google Photo has hit 1 billion installs on the Play Store. The company has managed to reach this number in about two years of its official launch. Apart from providing free unlimited cloud storage, the app comes with machine learning features making it far more intuitive than most photo management apps. At the recent Google I/O developer conference, Google had announced a new update for Photos which includes a bunch of new features. One of them is a social fea...
Google has reportedly launched a new AI-focused venture capital program
 Google has launched a new venture capital program focused on artificial intelligence, Axios is reporting. Google declined to comment on the report, which states that the initiative will be led by longtime Google VP of engineering Anna Patterson and involve a rotating cast of engineers instead of the venture investors who work for Alphabet Inc.’s corporate venture unit, GV. It… Read More ...
Galaxy Note 8 specs tip the big war with iPhone 8
The Samsung Galaxy Note 8 will be released later this year and now, more than ever, its hardware aims to fight the next iPhone. The iPhone 8 – or iPhone Edition, or iPhone Pro as it might instead be called – has been tipped to skip a step in the world of yearly iPhone upgrades. The Samsung Galaxy Note 8’s … Continue reading...
Pokemon GO Unown event : legendary keys and clues!
Over the past several updates to Pokemon GO, Niantic has been preparing for an inevitable event – and here’s how we see it being Unown-heavy. On June 30th, 2016, SlashGear called Pokemon GO the best game EVER – that was just a few days before the first APK release to start the game worldwide, officially. If Niantic follows plans we’ve … Continue reading...
Google’s Data GIF Maker will make your facts and figures more palatable
Meet the Data GIF Maker, a new tool from Google that wants to help data scientists, journalists, and others who depend upon data to support their ideas better communicate their evidence to their audience. The post Google’s Data GIF Maker will make your facts and figures more palatable appeared first on Digital Trends.
Google’s Data GIF Maker will make your facts and figures more palatable
Meet the Data GIF Maker, a new tool from Google that wants to help data scientists, journalists, and others who depend upon data to support their ideas better communicate their evidence to their audience. The post Google’s Data GIF Maker will make your facts and figures more palatable appeared first on Digital Trends.
Google Photos hits a milestone of 1 billion installs from Play Store
Google’s biggest service app, Google Photo has hit 1 billion installs on the Play Store. The company has managed to reach this number in about two years of its official launch. Apart from providing free unlimited cloud storage, the app comes with machine learning features making it far more intuitive than most photo management apps. At the recent Google I/O developer conference, Google had announced a new update for Photos which includes a bunch of new features. One of them is a social fea...
Android TV’s new UI adds Google Assistant to the big screen
Google Assistant’s arrival on Android TV has long been heralded by Google itself. But, thanks to some juicy partnership, the first and so far only Android TV device to enjoy that was the new NVIDIA SHIELD. Soon, however, it will be joined by other devices, including the Nexus Player, as Google finally rolls out the feature. It won’t be alone, … Continue reading...
This app replaces the Galaxy S8 navigation buttons with Pixel ones
After years of stubbornness, Samsung has finally moved away from hardware or capacitive navigation buttons to on-screen ones. Not that it had a choice anyway, with its new Infinity Display design. There are, however, two catches. The order and design of the buttons don’t adhere to Android guidelines. The order is easily changed via Samsung’s own settings. Changing how the … Continue reading...
Google’s AlphaGo AI wins three-match series against the world’s best Go player
 Google’s AlphaGo AI has once again made the case that machines are now smarter than man — when it comes to games of strategy, at least. AlphaGo made its name last year when it defeated high-profile Go player Lee Sedol 4-1, but now it has beaten the world’s best player of Go, the hugely complex ancient strategy game. Today, it won against Go world champion Ke Jie to… Read More ...
Everything you need to know about Android Pay
Android Pay is Google's mobile payment system. It turns your phone into a wallet and negates the need to pull out your credit card in stores. Here is everything you need to know about it, including all the countries where it can be used. The post Everything you need to know about Android Pay appeared first on Digital Trends.
Google brings family sharing to YouTube TV, Calendar, Keep, Photos
As they say, sharing is caring. But when you’re running a family, sharing is really the only way to stay sane and keep on top of things. In this highly digital and mobile age, family members amass tons of information and are themselves bombarded with data. Corralling all these into one place accessible to each and every member of the … Continue reading...
Google Jamboard virtual whiteboard is now available for purchase
At Microsoft’s press event in Shanghai, it unveiled a new Whiteboard app that took advantage its Surface lineup, from the Hub to the Studio to the New Surface Pro. As if on cue, Google has finally unchained its own cloud-connected virtual whiteboard device. Half a year in the making, the Jamboard is now available to make your meetings more productive … Continue reading...
Google’s Jamboard to begin competing with Microsoft’s Surface Hub in May
Google's Jamboard was expected to cost $6,000 for a 55-inch model when it shipped sometime in 2017. Today, Google announced at its Google Cloud Next '17 event that the Jamboard will arrive in May 2017, and will be priced at $5,000. The post Google’s Jamboard to begin competing with Microsoft’s Surface Hub in May appeared first on Digital Trends....
Google’s AlphaGo beats world’s best ‘Go’ player in the first of three matches
Google's AlphaGo AI has taken the first game in a series of three games against the best player in the world. 19-year-old Ke Jei even employed the AI's own tactics against it, but to no avail. The post Google’s AlphaGo beats world’s best ‘Go’ player in the first of three matches appeared first on Digital Trends....
Your crucial travel partner this summer is none other than Google Maps
It's never too early to start planning your summer vacation, and here to lend a helping hand is Google Maps. Not only will the app tell you how to get places, it'll tell you what places you should plan on getting to. The post Your crucial travel partner this summer is none other than Google Maps appeared first on Digital Trends....
Sayspring raises $1.5M for software that lets designers prototype and test voice apps without coding
 Sayspring, a startup that enables designers to create voice-enabled apps without code ahead of handing over projects to development, has just raised $1.5 million in funding for its efforts, the company is announcing today. The round was led by Compound (formerly Metamorphic Ventures), with participation from strategic angels including Scott Belsky, Alan Chung, and Peter Stern. The startup… Read More ...
In the AI wars, Microsoft now has the clearer vision
 A week ago, Microsoft held its Build developer conference in its backyard in Seattle. This week, Google did the same in an amphitheater right next to its Mountain View campus. While Microsoft’s event felt like it embodied the resurgence of the company under the leadership of Satya Nadella, Google I/O — and especially its various, somewhat scattershot keynotes — fell flat… Read More ...
Android Go is just a config, not new version, of Android
It’s not that hard to compare the recently announced Android Go with the more or less dead Android One initiative and conclude that the former replaces the latter. After all, both target entry-level devices which are most likely going to litter emerging markets. Considering the Android Go presentation was direct to the point but short on the details, that conclusion … Continue reading...