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App developers have an Eye on Your Gmail Messages

By : Ashok Pandey

The most popular email client worldwide, Gmail, unfortunately, isn’t secure enough. Recently, The Wall Street Journal reported Google’s flaw that lets app developers read people’s messages. About a year ago, Google promised to protect all the accounts, but haven’t done much.

Public WiFi to enable 40 million new connected internet users and contribute USD20 billion to India’s GDP by 2019: Analysys Mason Report

By : CIOL Bureau

Public Wi-Fi can play a key role in driving ubiquitous connectivity and digital inclusion in India, as explored in an Analysys Mason study — ‘Accelerating connectivity through public WiFi: Early lessons from the railway WiFi project’, published today. Despite fast

Apple poaches Google’s AI chief John Giannandrea

By : CIOL Writers

John Giannandrea, the former head of Google’s Artificial intelligence department has joined Apple. The hiring was first reported by The New York Times. The Times report said that Giannandrea will be leading Apple’s Machine Learning (ML) and AI strategy. Giannandrea

Google Home will soon make India debut

By : CIOL Writers

Google’s smart speakers including Home and Home Mini are all set to make India debut this month. After weeks of speculation the search engine company itself confirmed about the prospective launch.   Get ready to #MakeGoogleDoIt, at home too. Coming

Google bans cryptomining extensions from Chrome Web Store

By : CIOL Writers

Google is banning all cryptocurrency mining browser extensions from the Chrome Web Store. “Starting today, Chrome Web Store will no longer accept extensions that mine cryptocurrency. Existing extensions that mine cryptocurrency will be delisted from the Chrome Web Store in

Google looking to launch a mid-range pixel phone in India

By : CIOL Writers

Following in the footsteps of other tech giants like Apple, Amazon and Microsoft, Google too seems to be working on an India-focused strategy. The search engine company that debuted its premium smartphone series- Pixel a couple of years back is planning

The best of April Fools’ Day’18 from the tech world

By : CIOL Writers

Tech companies around the world have a long history of pulling off pranks on their customers as part of April Fools’ Day and this year was no different. Companies like Google, Tesla, Reliance, OnePlus, and many more pulled off some really

Google buys GIF platform Tenor

By : CIOL Writers 1

Google is acquiring the GIF platform Tenor, the company announced today. Tenor will continue to operate as a separate brand within Google which plans to integrate GIFs into Google Images and Gboard, the company’s virtual keyboard. “Most people now use Google Images to find

Google rolls out mobile-first indexing for webpages

By : CIOL Writers

Google has officially announced the rollout of its mobile-first indexing after testing the feature for about one and a half year. The search engine giant in its blog post said, “Mobile-first indexing means Google will use the mobile version of

Google Assistant now lets users send and receive money in US

By : CIOL Writers

Google has announced that users in the US would be able to send and receive money from their friends by just giving a voice command that starts with “Hey Google”. To send money, say “Hey Google, send Jane $15 for

Google’s new initiative to curb fake news and help publishers

By : CIOL Writers

Google announced a new initiative called “Google News Initiative” to combat fake news and help publishers get more subscribers. The search engine giant described the new initiative as a part of an effort to help journalism thrive in the digital

Google Play Instant lets you try games without installing them

By : CIOL Writers

Whenever you want to try an app or a game, you have to download and install it first. You may then decide to keep it or delete it. Well, not any more. Google has announced a new service targeted towards

Google now lets US retailers list products on Search; gets cut on sales

By : CIOL Writers

Google has introduced a new program- Shopping Actions that will allow the US retailers like Target, Walmart, and Home Depot to list their products across Google Search, in its Google Express shopping service, and in the Google Assistant app for smartphones and on

Google opens up Maps so developers can build their own games

By : CIOL Writers

The augmented reality gaming market is about to change forever, as Google is opening its Maps API to allow developers to build more location-based games like Nintendo’s Pokemon Go. The Maps API will help developers to more easily create gameplay

Google bans all ads related to cryptocurrencies

By : CIOL Writers

Google has decided to ban all ads related to cryptocurrencies and initial coin offerings, as part of its crackdown on the high-risk financial products. The search engine giant announced an update to its policy which says it will begin to block

Google Maps lets you find Indian addresses in a jiffy

By : CIOL Writers

Irritated of not finding the address correctly you searched for on Google Maps? The company has finally got a fix for you. Google Maps has announced few features that would make searching Indian addresses a lot easier. The tech giant

Waymo partners Google to launch self-driving pilot program in Atlanta

By : CIOL Writers

Waymo is partnering up with Google to launch a pilot program in Atlanta to focus on self-driving trucks and automated logistics. All self-driving trucks from Waymo will be hauling cargo destined for Google’s Atlanta-based data centres as part of the program. The

Google’s Android P developer preview now available to download

By : CIOL Writers

After teasing the audience for a quite a bit, Google launched the first developer preview of Android P, available for Pixel smartphones, like Pixel, Pixel XL, Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL. This is an early look at the operating

Google Duo starts rolling out voicemail-like feature

By : CIOL Writers

Google Duo has started rolling out a voicemail-like option for its users. The new feature lets users leave voice and video messages when no one picks up the call. As stated by Google, the message can be up to 30 seconds

Google integrates chat option on Tez app

By : CIOL Writers

Google has integrated a chat option in digital payments app Google Tez. The payment application which runs on the Unified Payments Interface railroads will now allow consumers to not only send money to each other but also open up an option