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Alibaba Explores Augmented Reality

Earlier this week, Alibaba announced the acquisition of Infinity, an Israel-based augmented reality startup. The details of the deal are unavailable. Alibaba worked closely with Infinity in various areas including artificial intelligence, augmented reality, and computer vision since 2016. So, this acquisition marks a little change in their synergy. However, it signals Alibaba’s desire to capture the often elusive frontier of innovation. In 2013, Alibaba invested in Magic Leap and

Here are The Coolest Features in New Google Chrome

Google has launched a beta version of new chrome for testing. The version known as Canary promises to turn a few heads at the very least. Canary has offered more control for users for customization of tabs. Henceforth, users can pick up the plus tab sign and move it around. Additionally, tabs promise to fade in the background during inactivity. Moreover, Canary also promises more data control and safety for

Google’s New Voice Recognition works Offline, but only on Pixel Phones

Voice recognition is one of the most attractive thing that a smartphone package offers. It can’t be more interesting, the user has a query for the virtual assistant Siri, Alexa, or Google whichever it may be it related to anything under the sky. In a handful of milliseconds, the query returned mostly correctly interpreted. Voila! However, the entire phenomenon has flaws too. The time lag factor in such a phenomenon

Google Finds Men Received Less Pay as compared to Women

Women received higher pay as compared to men, according to a new internal audit by Google. The company’s level 4 male engineers received far less compensation in 2017. This prompted Google to adjust their pay in 2018 by providing an extra $9.7 million to around 11,000 employees. Questions are being raised whether these additional $9.7 million went to the pockets of all male employees. However, Google has not responded to

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Encryption plays an important role in securing one’s package. However, it adds complexity to the device or service. Moreover, the excessive data consumption is highly impractical on low-end and small devices. This is why Google wants to replace its encryption with a more efficient method – Adiantum. Encryption involves reversible transformation of one block of data into another. Such transformation is complicated as it needs extensive mathematical calculation to constantly

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Imagine it’s a family get together, and you are cherishing those lovely memories of childhood with your cousins. But, there is one who struggles to hear what you say. Doesn’t she deserve to enjoy as much as you are? Certainly. However, when you wonder how you could help her, Google brings the answer to it. The tech giant is launching two Android applications that will convert speech into text and

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A TechCrunch investigation has found that Apple obstructed Google from distributing internal iOS apps on its corporate network. Apple took such decision after finding the search giant abusing the certificates. A Google spokesperson said that Google’s intention was fixing temporary disruption of their corporate iOS apps through working with Apple. On the other hand, Apple’s spokesperson said that their only intention was helping Google in quickly restoring their enterprise certificates.

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Following France’s €50 million notice to Google, Sweden’s pulls up the technology giant for failing to comply with GDPR. As a result, Datainspektionen, Sweden’s data watchdog has sent a letter asking if its location privacy setting comply with GDPR. The action comes after a Swedish consumer rights organization found Google violating GDPR norms. US researchers found that Google does not stop collecting data even after turning off location settings. Therefore,

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In a new development, tech giant Google announced that the price of its G Suite subscriptions will be raised for the first time. The hike in price in the U.S. will be $1 and $2 for the G Suite Basic and G Suite Business editions respectively. The hike in subscription charges in other regions will be in accordance with local currency and market. The price for G Suite Enterprise will

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Constant conflicts between Google and European countries have been common issues over the past few years. The issues could recur over the next coming years. The ‘right to be forgotten’ is a key area, where Google makes significant efforts to limit search results. One of the senior advisors of the European Court of Justice (ECJ) braced Google’s legal battle. Through legal proceedings, the limits for the above-mentioned right witnessed examination