Milan-based RCS Lab hacked Apple and Android
Published in Mobiles


Too sexy from Milan

An Italian company's hacking tools were good enough to take down Apple and Android smartphones in Italy and Kazakhstan, according to Google.

Italians say struffoli to Google Analytics
Published in News


You can’t transfer data to the US

The Italian data protection authority has found a local web publisher's use of Google analytics is non-compliant with EU data protection rules because it transfers data to a third-world country, which lacks a civilized legal framework.

Big Tech not all that keen on AI products
Published in News
Thursday, 23 June 2022 11:21

Big Tech not all that keen on AI products


The only way is Ethics 

Search engine outfit Google is not rushing to turn its cloud into AI based decision making.

Google about to charge for Gmail
Published in News
Wednesday, 22 June 2022 11:52

Google about to charge for Gmail


Otherwise you will be suspended by August 1

Google is about to do something really dumb and force people to pay for a service which has been free for years.

Google investigated over use of maps
Published in News
Wednesday, 22 June 2022 11:42

Google investigated over use of maps


German antitrust watchdog barks

Google is under investigation by Germany’s antitrust watchdog amid concerns over the use of its maps platform.

Google tells engineer who claims his chatbot is sentient to have a holiday
Published in AI


Claims his chatbot is like a child, Google thinks he needs testing

Google engineer who claimed a computer chatbot he was working on had become sentient and was thinking and reasoning like a human being has been told to take a break.

Google cloud breaks Pi record
Published in News
Friday, 10 June 2022 11:12

Google cloud breaks Pi record


And didn't get eaten by the tiger

Google Cloud developer advocate Emma Haruka Iwao and her colleagues say they've calculated Pi to 100 trillion digital decimal places.

Europe working on a Russian cloud ban
Published in Cloud
Thursday, 09 June 2022 11:43

Europe working on a Russian cloud ban


New sanctions

The European Union is working on a possible ban on the provision of cloud services to Russia as part of new sanctions against the Kremlin for the invasion of Ukraine.

Google’s new Tablet angers Tame Apple Press
Published in News


Pixel tablet even comes with a “pen”

The Tame Apple Press is incandescent with rage after Google issued a pixel tablet – mostly because it came with something that Steve Jobs mocked.

Russians launch Apple and Google app replacement store
Published in Mobiles


RuStore supposed to replace the west

Russian Internet group VK launched a homemade app store. The company is hoping that this new store will replace all the Western alternatives.