• COMPUTERS
    Google Debuts Software to Open Up Quantum Computers for Chemists

    Google unveiled software aimed at making it easier for scientists to use the quantum computers in a move designed to give a boost to the nascent industry. The software, which is open-source and free to use, could be used by chemists and material scientists to adapt algorithms and equations to run on quantum computers. It […]

  • NEWS
    Three Simple Ways to Get ‘Cash’ and Other Rewards From Google

    HIGHLIGHTS Google Opinion Rewards gives you Google Play credits for answering survey Google Local Guides gives you rewards for filling up maps information Screenwise Media panel tracks app and browser usage for rewards Google is built around data – and it probably knows a lot more about you than you think it goes. The good part about […]

  • ELECTRONICS
    Google Engineers Confirm Project Treble Coming to Pixel, Few Other Android Devices

    HIGHLIGHTS The engineers talked about Treble in the latest developers’ podcast They confirm that Treble is coming to Pixel, Pixel XL smartphones Engineers also confirm that they are also working other OEMs as well Google announced Project Treble earlier this year mainly to fix the slow Android version adoption and its resultant fragmentation. First, it was reported that […]

  • NEWS
    Google fires diversity memo author

    A Google employee who wrote a controversial memo about workplace diversity has been fired, the BBC can confirm. The controversial memo broke the firm’s code of conduct, Google’s chief executive Sundar Pichai said on Monday in an email to employees. The memo, shared widely at the weekend, suggested there were fewer women at Google due to biological […]

  • ELECTRONICS
    Google spin-off deploys wearable electronics for huge health study

    Researchers are testing whether smart watches and similar devices, currently popular among runners, can be integrated into medicine. On the morning of Tuesday 27 June, a young man walked into an office in northern California, signed a consent form and picked up two devices that will monitor his heartbeat, sleep patterns and a range of […]

  • COMPUTERS
    Google Training Ad Placement Computers to Be Offended

    MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. — Over the years, Google trained computer systems to keep copyrighted content and pornography off its YouTube service. But after seeing ads from Coca-Cola, Procter & Gamble and Wal-Mart appear next to racist, anti-Semitic or terrorist videos, its engineers realized their computer models had a blind spot: They did not understand context. […]

  • ALL DEALS
    Facebook and Google Begin to Police Fake News

    The 2016 U.S. Presidential election cycle won’t be soon forgotten. It shattered old conventions and introduced a completely new way of running a campaign, including fake news. No doubt some of that content was generated for political purposes. But, for better worse, some fake news was created simply for profit. For social media giants Facebook […]

  • NEWS
    Google Search App’s Revamped Carousel UI for Recipes Now Rolling Out

    Google Search App’s Revamped Carousel UI for Recipes Now Rolling Out HIGHLIGHTS Update UI was first spotted in December Larger, detailed cards will be shown for step-by-step instructions New Search interface is also meant to help you discover new recipes Back in December, it had been spotted that Google was tweaking its search interface to […]