Google unveils the Pixel 6a at $449
Published in Mobiles
Thursday, 12 May 2022 00:24

Google unveils the Pixel 6a at $449

Coming with Tensor chipset

Google has now officially unveiled the Pixel 6a, the most affordable phone in the Pixel 6 lineup, and comes in at $449, just like its predecessor.

Apple, Google and Microsoft support passwordless sign-in standard
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Following FIDO

Apple, Google and Microsoft are supporting a common passwordless sign-in standard created by the FIDO Alliance and the World Wide Web Consortium. The new capability will allow websites and apps to offer consistent, secure, and easy passwordless sign-ins to consumers across devices and platforms.

Google keeps firing people who question its AI
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Another one was forced to go

Google dismissed another boffin who questioned a paper it published on the abilities of a specialised type of artificial intelligence used in making computer chips.

Pixel Watch leaked after being left in a restaurant
Published in IoT

Users never went back for it

Android Central was sent images of Google's upcoming Pixel Watch after it was reportedly left at a restaurant and its users never went back for it.

EU forces Meta and Google to combat hate speech and fake news
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Multibillion-dollar fines

The European Union reached an agreement on landmark legislation forcing Big Tech firms such as Google and Facebook's parent company Meta, as well as other internet services, to more aggressively combat hate speech and misinformation or risk multibillion-dollar fines.

Google bans call-recording apps
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Friday, 22 April 2022 12:46

Google bans call-recording apps

Even if they are legal

Google has banned call-recording apps from the Play Store, in a move which seems to be designed to drive journalists nuts.

Brave kicks off Accelerate Mobile Pages (AMP)
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Browser Brave is trying to kill off Google's Accelerate Mobile Pages (AMP) using a new feature called De-AMP.

Google shows Russian troop dispositions and facilities
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Now even the Russian generals know where they are

On Monday, the Internet got a much better look at military facilities across Russia. Google Maps stopped obscuring the sensitive locations.

Russia going to sanction Google for telling the truth
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In Tsar Putin’s Russia truth is not something we say out loud

Russia's communications watchdog has said it is taking punitive measures against Google for allegedly violating Russian law.

Canadians might make big content pay newspapers
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Got to prop up the mass media

The Canadian government introduced legislation Tuesday to force digital giants to compensate news publishers for the use of their content.