Top

Tag: Google


Software Category, System Software

Shadow API Detection for Google Cloud Environments in Preview

April 16, 2024

Via: InfoQ

During Google Cloud Next, Google announced the preview release of shadow API detection in Advanced API Security, part of the Apigee API Management solution. This managed API Broker service in the Google Cloud allows users to design, secure, deploy, monitor, […]


Application Software, Software Category

What everyone’s getting wrong about Google’s Chrome incognito saga

April 10, 2024

Via: Computerworld

If you’ve spent much time wading around this warbly ol’ web of ours lately, you might be feeling a teensy sense of unease over your internet browsing history. The reason, in case you’ve been living under a metaphorical boulder for […]


Software Security

Google Cloud Launches Security Command Center Enterprise

March 22, 2024

Via: InfoQ

Google Cloud has launched Security Command Center (SSC) Enterprise, a cloud risk management solution that offers proactive cloud security with enterprise security operations. The solution helps customers manage and mitigate risk across multi-cloud environments and is enhanced by Mandiant expertise. […]


Application Software, Software Category

Google stresses safety with Gemma open models

February 21, 2024

Via: InfoWorld

Google has unveiled Gemma, a family of open models designed to assist developers and researchers enganged in responsible AI development. Google said the Gemma models were created from the same research and technology used to create its Gemini models. Described […]


Application Software, Software Category

Google turbocharges its genAI engine with Gemini 1.5

February 15, 2024

Via: Computerworld

Only a week after releasing its latest generative artificial intelligence (genAI) model, Google on Thursday unveiled that model’s successor, Gemini 1.5. The company boasts that the new version bests the earlier version on almost every front. Gemini 1.5 is a […]


Application Software, Software Category

Google changes Bard’s name to Gemini: unveils new Android app and advanced AI model

February 8, 2024

Via: TechSpot

Google’s announcement confirms weeks of rumors that Bard was being renamed. The company unveiled the Gemini AI large language model, a direct competitor to OpenAI’s GPT LLMs, in December, and it is now changing Bard’s name to fall into the […]


Application Software, Software Category

Google is building even more AI features into Chrome – here’s what’s new

January 23, 2024

Via: BGR

The entire technology industry — at least companies — seems to be completely bought into the AI future. Google and Microsoft seemed like they quickly fell into a battle to the death over who could integrate their AI technology into […]


Application Software, Software Category

Google is changing its search results, and adding more search options for EU Android users

January 19, 2024

Via: TechSpot

With the DMA set to come into effect in March 2024, Google is making a series of changes to some of its most popular products, including Search and Android. One of the most notable consumer-facing changes will see the company […]


Application Software, Software Category

Chrome Incognito still tracks you, which is a big reason I won’t use Google’s browser

January 18, 2024

Via: BGR

Remember that $5 billion suit alleging that Google tracks Chrome users in Incognito mode? Well, Google decided to settle it recently, without disclosing the settlement details. A judge will still have to approve the deal by February, so we’ll soon […]


Mobile Apps

Android 15 might bring back lock screen widgets

January 12, 2024

Via: Ars Technica

It sure looks like Android 15 is going to have lock screen widgets. The Android 14 QPR2 beta landed the other day, and Mishaal Rahman over at Android Authority found a hidden unfinished feature that brings back lock screen widgets. […]


Software Category, System Software

Google Assistant is about to lose 17 features – check to see if you use any

January 11, 2024

Via: BGR

If you’ve ever heard the phrase “addition by subtraction,” you’ll understand Google’s latest move. This week, Google announced that it plans to eliminate more than a dozen features from Google Assistant in the coming weeks. Google Assistant VP Duke Dukellis […]


Mobile Apps

Android users could soon replace Google Assistant with ChatGPT

January 5, 2024

Via: Ars Technica

Hey Android users, are you tired of Google’s neglect of Google Assistant? Well, one of Google’s biggest rivals, OpenAI’s ChatGPT, is apparently coming for the premium phone space occupied by Google’s voice assistant. Mishaal Rahman at Android Authority found that […]


Application Software, Software Category

Google Maps might add 3D buildings for navigation, but do we really need it?

January 4, 2024

Via: BGR

Google made a big change to its Google Maps design recently, and I can’t say it bothered me as much as it upset some users. The color palette might be different than the colors Google has used for years on […]


Application Software, Software Category

Google just disabled cookies for millions of Chrome users

January 4, 2024

Via: BGR

Late last year, Google shared more details about its plans to eliminate third-party cookies in the Chrome browser once and for all. The first major step of the plan goes into effect today, January 4, as Google is rolling out […]


Mobile Apps

Google apps are free, but I still found a way to steal them on my iPhone

December 29, 2023

Via: BGR

No matter how much we search for free stuff, online or offline, there’s no such thing. Everything costs something. You pay for it with money or some other way. If it’s an offline free activity, maybe you pay with your […]


Mobile Apps

Google banned 13 infected Android apps, so delete them from your phone

December 27, 2023

Via: BGR

For what will hopefully be the last time in 2023, we have a few more malicious Android apps to warn you about. The McAfee Mobile Research Team recently uncovered 25 apps infected with Xamalicious malware, several of which were distributed […]


Editorial

5 Interesting Products and Services Google Discontinued, Leaving Users Disappointed

December 18, 2023

Via: Natalie Dunn

Known for its innovative products and services, Google has equally gained notoriety for its decisions to discontinue abruptly several promising projects, creating a history of abandoned efforts and disillusioned users. While the company’s commitment to experimentation and innovation has yielded […]


Application Software, Software Category

Google Maps update shields user location data from law enforcement requests

December 15, 2023

Via: TechSpot

Google says that its update to Google Maps will give users more control over their location data. The navigation app’s Location History feature, which is turned off by default, stores your activity in the cloud, showing where you’ve recently been. […]


Development Software, Software Category

JetBrains Launches AI Assistant Integrated in its 2023.3 Release IDEs

December 13, 2023

Via: InfoQ

JetBrains refreshes all of its IDEs in the last release of the year and promotes its integrated AI Assistant out of preview into general availability for paying customers. Besides its strong integration with the IDEs, JetBrains AI Assistant tries to […]


Mobile Apps

Android’s November update adds more emojis and more free Google TV channels

November 30, 2023

Via: BGR

I know what you’re thinking: there isn’t enough ad-supported content to watch on the internet. Well, Google agrees with you, and in order to satiate your bloodlust for even more ads while you watch your television, the company is rolling […]