Starting September, Google Chrome will begin phasing out of the green "Secure" badge for all HTTPS sites. The latest development will not affect sites that are currently using the HTTP standard. This means that as announced previously, with version 68 in July, Chrome will begin marking all HTTP sites as "Not secure" in...
Reuters reports, multinational technology conglomerate firm; Cisco Systems, Inc. is pulling all its online ads from YouTube due to fears of the ads appearing on sensitive content on the platform, Cisco's chief marketing officer, Karen Walker, said in a blog on Wednesday. The blog on Thursday seemed to have been removed from...
Last night, Google unveiled a beta version of Android P, the next release of Android, fronting AI at the core of the operating system and focusing on intelligent and simple experiences. From the announcement, Android P beta will offer developers a range of ways to take advantage of these new smarts, especially...
At its on-going  annual developer conference; Google I/O, Mountain View-based internet firm, Google Corp. has announced its adding more features to its digital concierge, Google Assistant. According to reports by NDTV news, Google Assistant is getting six (6) new voices - including one based on that of musician John Legend...
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...