Can we really trust Google as judge, jury and executioner of online ads?

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; News from, The Guardian tech Chrome Can we really trust Google as judge, jury and executioner of online ads? Alex Hern With cries of undue influence over the industry body deciding which ads to ban, is new Chrome adblocking too self-serving? Contact author @alexhern Läs mer…

Google turns on default adblocker within Chrome

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; News from, The Guardian tech Chrome Google turns on default adblocker within Chrome Users of latest Chrome browser on Windows, Mac OS, Linux and Android will have some of most intrusive types of ads blocked automatically Samuel Gibbs Thu 15 Feb 2018 04.39 EST Last Läs mer…

Humans no longer required: Google tests robot to chat with friends for you

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; News from, The Guardian tech Google Spam filter Humans no longer required: Google tests robot to chat with friends for you With its new Reply system the firm is taking the art of conversion one step forwards – or should that be backwards? HAL Läs mer…

Google search results for abortion services promote anti-abortion centers

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; News from, The guardian Abortion Google search results for abortion services promote anti-abortion centers When users seek facilities for the procedure, Google Maps often presents ‘crisis pregnancy centers’ that discourage abortions Sam Levin in San Francisco @SamTLevin Email Tue 13 Feb 2018 17.07 EST First Läs mer…

Boston Dynamics crosses new threshold with door-opening dog

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; News from, The Guardian tech Robots Boston Dynamics crosses new threshold with door-opening dog Robotics company releases video of the SpotMini, its four-legged and well-mannered machine Alex Hern @alexhern Tue 13 Feb 2018 13.15 EST Last modified on Tue 13 Feb 2018 17.00 EST Share on Läs mer…

Uber and Waymo reach settlement in blockbuster trade secrets trial

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; News from, The Guardian tech US news Uber and Waymo reach settlement in blockbuster trade secrets trial Waymo will receive a settlement of about $245m from Uber Uber’s CEO said his job included “correcting mistakes of the past’ Olivia Solon, Julia Carrie Wong, Alan Läs mer…

YouTube penalises Logan Paul for dead rat Taser video

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; News from, The Guardian tech YouTube has once again penalised vlogger Logan Paul for posting inappropriate content, just weeks after he was suspended from the company’s paid-content program over a video trivialising suicide. The YouTube star has had all adverts on his videos suspended Läs mer…

YouTube: we’ve found no evidence of Russian interference in Brexit vote

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; News from, The Guardian tech YouTube has said it had found no evidence of Russian interference in the Brexit referendum, but promised MPs it would conduct further investigations at a UK parliamentary committee hearing with social media company executives in Washington on Thursday. Juniper Läs mer…

Google hit with class action lawsuit over defective Pixel smartphones

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; News from, The Guardian tech Google Google hit with class action lawsuit over defective Pixel smartphones Plaintiffs claim firm knowingly sold phones with microphone issues, which prevented calls and voice assistant functionality Samuel Gibbs Thu 8 Feb 2018 06.51 EST Last modified on Thu 8 Läs mer…

Jeff Bezos adds billions to his fortune as Amazon reports profit surge

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; News from, The guardian Amazon Jeff Bezos adds billions to his fortune as Amazon reports profit surge Amazon’s share price soared over 4%, while Apple shares wobbled despite quarterly revenues, and Alphabet announced a loss Dominic Rushe and Edward Helmore in New York Thu Läs mer…

The big tech backlash

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; News from, The Guardian tech Internet The Observer The big tech backlash Tech giants are drawing political fire over fake news and Russian meddling Jamie Doward Sat 27 Jan 2018 19.05 EST Last modified on Sat 27 Jan 2018 20.22 EST Share on Facebook Share on Läs mer…

Google tool will stop those annoying ads following you around the internet

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; News from, The Guardian tech Google Google tool will stop those annoying ads following you around the internet New settings will allow users to hide reminder ads on a case-by-case basis, giving more control over muted adverts across devices Samuel Gibbs Fri 26 Jan Läs mer…

YouTube to fund videos that ‘counter hate’ as pressure over extremism grows

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; News from, The Guardian tech YouTube YouTube to fund videos that ‘counter hate’ as pressure over extremism grows Fund allocated to Google’s Creators for Change programme with aim to push positive messages in face of popular hate videos Alex Hern @alexhern Thu 25 Jan Läs mer…