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Google CEO Sundar Pichai calls for 'sensible regulation' of AI
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Google and Alphabet CEO Sundar Pichai takes his sweet time getting to the point in a new Financial Times editorial. But when he gets there, he leave's little room for interpretation: "…there is no question in my mind that artificial intelligence ne…

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Will Microsoft Have an ‘Edge’ over Google Chrome?
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Technology has a way of making fools of the very best. Remember how Marc Andreessen of Netscape had claimed that his company would end Microsoft’s hegemony a quarter of a century ago and the Redmond-based giant did eventually get dwarfed in the browser battle by a search-and-find enterprise that is today straddling the Internet like […]

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Android vs. iOS – Five Areas Where Apple Scores over Google
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Android users are seldom averse to give a plethora of reasons as to why the operating system is sharper and smarter than what comes bundled with the iPhone. Starting with the benefits of an open platform, they would suggest versatility, customization and value for money as immediate points where Google’s mobile OS scores over that […]

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Google Stadia is being bundled with BT broadband packages in the UK
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Google has partnered with BT, one of the UK's largest internet service providers, to get its video game streaming service in more homes. Starting today, anyone that signs up for a Superfast Fibre 2, Ultrafast Fibre 100 or Ultrafast Fibre 250 package…

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Google Tightens the Screws on Third-Party Cookies
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Looks like Google is getting its house in order on the data privacy front by squeezing the deadlines for support third-party cookies on its Chrome to just two years. The company had made several announcements in the wake of lawsuits it faced around data privacy, but this is the first time it set a deadline, […]

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Google Uses iPhone as a Physical Security Key
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Two-factor authentication could well be the in-thing as login security enters a new phase in the new decade. Though it may not result in total protection, the fact remains that having codes sent a smartphone via text message is indeed better than having nothing at all. And Google Smart Lock just accepted this fact while […]

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Hey Google! What More You Can Do at CES2020
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If 2019 was about Google shouting louder than the loudest at the annual tech mart, having built a full-blown amusement park ride, this time round the company appears to have gone low-key by its own standards, focusing only on the company’s voice-powered AI support system that could be making the human mind even more lethargic. […]

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Check out the newest Google Assistant products at CES 2020     – CNET
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Alexa wasn’t the only voice assistant on display at CES 2020. Plenty of slick tech products also boasted Google Assistant support. Here are new and notable gadgets we came across at this year’s show. This gallery will be regularly updated throughout CES.

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In flashpoint for the rebellion against big tech, Sonos sues Google for patent infringement
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Enlarge / The Sonos One SL. (credit: Jeff Dunn) In a move that has become the top talking point of CES and a flash point for an industry’s pent-up frustrations, smart audio company Sonos has sued Google for infringement of five of its patents, The New York Times reports. The publicly traded, Santa Barbara, California-based […]

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