Irish anti-abortion campaigners dodge Google's ad ban

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Irish abortion referendum Campaigners use alternative platforms to promote message on news sites and games A ‘vote no’ campaigner at a rally in Dublin. Photograph: Charles McQuillan/Getty Images Anti-abortion campaigners have sidestepped Google’s ban on online adverts relating to the referendum in Ireland on Läs mer…

How the E.U.’s New Online Privacy Law Could Benefit Users Everywhere

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; It’s not just you. Over the past several weeks, many people have been bombarded with emails about data privacy from major corporations such as Twitter and Facebook. There’s a reason all these businesses are updating their privacy policies–and, though you may be tempted to Läs mer…

(Auto)complete fail: how search suggestions keep catching Google out

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Google Shortcuts The tech giant’s algorithms could have been compromising rape victims’ anonymity – and it’s not the first time the company has been tripped up by AI-driven systems Autocomplete and related-search suggestions are not always working as Google might hope. Photograph: Yui Mok/PA Läs mer…

Google sued for 'clandestine tracking' of 4.4m UK iPhone users' browsing data

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Google Collective action seeking up to £3.2bn for claims Google bypassed privacy settings of Apple’s Safari browser The collective action is being led by former Which? director Richard Lloyd over claims Google bypassed the privacy settings of Apple’s Safari browser on iPhones . Photograph: Läs mer…

Ignore the hype over big tech. Its products are mostly useless | John Harris

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Technology Opinion Ignore the hype over big tech. Its products are mostly useless John Harris It’s years since Silicon Valley gave us a game-changer. Instead, from curing disease to colonies on Mars, we’re fed overblown promises Illustration by Bill Bragg Back in 1999, Google Läs mer…

Tech firms can't keep our data forever: we need a Digital Expiry Date

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Technology Opinion Tech firms can’t keep our data forever: we need a Digital Expiry Date Dylan Curran Requiring companies to erase our information quarterly would offer us greater freedom online – without destroying profit margins ‘This Digital Expiry Date offers companies the benefits of Läs mer…

YouTube to launch new music streaming service

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Music YouTube Music, which will replace Google Play Music, is due to launch on 22 May and will rival Spotify, Apple Music and Tidal The ad-free version of the music service, YouTube Music Premium, will cost $9.99 a month. Photograph: YouTube YouTube has unveiled Läs mer…

Google tried to block autoplay videos on Chrome. But it broke apps and games

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Chrome Google partially rolls back feature that removes loud and unwanted videos after complaints from users and developers Google originally muted nuisance videos within Chrome to stop pushing users to install adblocking software. Photograph: Google Google has partially rolled back Chrome’s blocking of autoplaying Läs mer…

Australian regulator investigates Google data harvesting from Android phones

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Google Australians are reportedly paying their telco providers for the data harvested by tech giant The software company Oracle revealed Google could be harvesting a gigabyte of data from Android devices each month. Photograph: NurPhoto via Getty Images The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission Läs mer…

Electric dreams of Philip K Dickleburgh | Brief letters

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Philip K Dick Brief letters Electric dreams of Philip K Dickleburgh Georgina Chapman | In the Night Garden | Smart Compose | Philip K Dick | Suguru The late American author Philip K Dick, pictured in December 1982. Photograph: Philippe Hupp/Gamma-Rapho via Getty Images Läs mer…

Google's 'deceitful' AI assistant to identify itself as a robot during calls

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Google Google Duplex, which simulates human speech with lifelike inflections, criticised as unethical Attendees wait in line to attend a session during the annual Google I/O developers’ conference in Mountain View, California Photograph: Stephen Lam/Reuters Google’s AI assistant will identify itself as a robot Läs mer…

Google’s AI program DeepMind learns human navigation skills

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Artificial intelligence (AI) Google’s AI beat humans at a game that involved racing around an unfamiliar virtual environment The maze at Longleat House, Wiltshire. Photograph: Jason Hawkes/PA Notch up another win for the robots: the latest program from Google’s artificial intelligence group, DeepMind, has Läs mer…

Gmail Smart Compose: Google will now autocomplete whole emails

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Gmail Google is trying to free people from the burden of email using AI to type out the whole thing for you taking smart replies to their logical conclusion Gmail’s new Smart Compose feature uses AI to write out whole emails so you don’t Läs mer…

Android P: everything you need to know about Google's latest phone software

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Android Android gains new gesture navigation, screen notch support, AI-powered smart replies, task predictions, extended battery life, bettery privacy and tools to stop smartphone addiction Photograph: Android P Google unveiled a range of new features that are coming to the next version of its Läs mer…