Google staff protest against plan for censored Chinese search engine

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Censorship More than 1,000 employees sign letter calling on executives to review ethics and transparency Google employees have signed a letter calling on a review of transparency at the company. Photograph: Aly Song/Reuters More than 1,000 Google employees have signed a letter protesting against Läs mer…

How to turn off Google's location tracking

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Google Turning off location history won’t hide where you are when you use search, Maps or weather. Here’s how to stop being tracked Want to stop being followed by big tech? Read on … Photograph: HANDOUT When you turn off “location history” Google still Läs mer…

Google records your location even when you tell it not to

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Google Some services on Android and iPhone automatically stores your movements even after you pause the ‘location history’ setting A mobile phone displays a user’s travels. Photograph: Seth Wenig/AP Google wants to know where you go so badly that it records your movements even Läs mer…

Artificial intelligence tool 'as good as experts' at detecting eye problems

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Artificial intelligence (AI) Machine-learning system can identify more than 50 different eye diseases and could speed up diagnosis and treatment The AI system developed by DeepMind with Moorfields eye hospital and University College London is capable of referring patients with 94% accuracy. Photograph: Martin Läs mer…

Fortnite on Android: how it works and what it's like to play

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Games The smash-hit game of the year is now on Android phones. What will the potential audience of 250m people make of it? A key test for the global success of Fortnite will be how well it runs on lower-end devices. Photograph: Epic Games Läs mer…

Does the banning of Alex Jones signal a new era of big tech responsibility?

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Internet Does the banning of Alex Jones signal a new era of big tech responsibility? With the removal of the conspiracy theorist’s material from key platforms, firms have changed their tune on ‘free speech’ – but some see the move as more about money Läs mer…

Can Silicon Valley workers rein in Big Tech from within? | Ben Tarnoff

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Opinion Silicon Valley Can Silicon Valley workers rein in big tech from within? Ben Tarnoff In our undemocratic digital world, people have little power to shape the tools that affect their lives. But tech workers could change that ‘Google workers flexed this power to Läs mer…

Android 9 Pie: everything you need to know

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Android Google’s new mobile OS is rolling out to a select group of phones. Here’s the lowdown on the new features Smartphone users will want a piece of the Android 9 Pie – what should they expect? Photograph: Google Google’s next version of Android Läs mer…

The trillion-dollar question: can the tech giants keep growing?

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The Observer Technology sector The trillion-dollar question: can the tech giants keep growing? A startling stock-market landmark for Apple has been offset by big falls for Facebook and Twitter. Is this tumultuous period just a blip, or the first sign of trouble? Apple’s chief Läs mer…