According to a couple of sources, Google Play Music will be replaced as Google’s go-to music service with YouTube Remix at the end of the year, and users will be forced onto the new streaming service. Although there aren’t any details on how Play Music will be phased out, Google is...
Amid the ongoing Facebook data leak row, a new study has said that over 3000 apps on Google Play have been improperly collecting data on children. The Independent reported that more than 3,300 apps on Google Play have been improperly collecting data on children. Citing the International Computer Science Institute research (ICSI), it said that more...
Google on Wednesday launched a voice synthesiser called "Cloud Text-to-Speech" which is powered by its Britain-based Artificial Intelligence (AI) subsidiary DeepMind. The service is available for developers to add it in their own applications. A text-to-speech service is a form of speech synthesis that converts text into spoken voice output. Google's text-to-speech powers the...
Google announced on Monday that Google Play Instant is coming to games, an exciting feature that will allow Android users to experience a preview of a game without downloading and installing it. Google launched Google Play Instant last year to enable developers to bring a native app experience to users without those...
Google has officially changed the name of its smartwatch platform from Android Wear to Wear OS. Google confirmed on their official blog that "Wear OS better reflects the company’s vision for the platform, especially since Google’s watches now work with iPhones. The name Android Wear makes it seem like the...
Alphabet's Google said on Wednesday it will ban advertisements for cryptocurrencies and related content starting in June. Under the new policy, the company will ban ads for unregulated or speculative financial products like binary options, cryptocurrency and financial spread betting among others. In a separate blog post, Google said it took down 3.2 billion ads...
Google has announced the launch of AdSense Auto ads, the latest feature to its adtech offering which it claims will help publishers better monetize their websites using machine learning. The internet giant says its latest update to AdSense, which lets publishers on the Google Network generate revenue by placing its...
Mountain View-based internet firm, Google Corp. has finally started rolling out Google Pay, a single payments platform that merges Android Pay and Google Wallet. The search giant is rolling out an update to the app while introducing a new design and features for the unified payments service. Its still available to users...
Google has confirmed that beginning in July 2018, with the launch of Google Chrome 68, all websites which connect via an HTTP connection, instead of HTTPS, will be clearly marked as “not secure”. Last year, Google started out by only marking pages without encryption that collect passwords and credit card information,...
YouTube has announced the expansion of the YouTube Go app to over 130 countries around the world. YouTube Go is a ‘lite’ version of YouTube tailor-made for use in low bandwidth networks and on low-end hardware. The expansion comes after more than a year of beta availability in India and 14 other Asian and African nations....