• Gmail Now Lets You Preview Video Attachments

    Gmail Now Lets You Preview Video Attachments

    Until now, the only way to view a video attachment in Gmail was to download it to your computer's hard drive and open it in a media player.The Web giant on Thursday announced that video attachements can be previewed in Gmail — no downloading necessary.
  • Can Samsung's Bixby Smash Alexa?

    Can Samsung's Bixby Smash Alexa?

    We spoke with Samsung Mobile's CTO, Injong Rhee, at Samsung headquarters in Korea.But the full idea is an "intelligent user interface" to let you control all the features of home electronics.
  • ProsperWorks Adds In-App Comms to its Google CRM Solution

    ProsperWorks Adds In-App Comms to its Google CRM Solution

    The new features are available through a custom integration with RingCentral, which provides enterprise cloud communications and collaboration solutions.The integration lets users make, receive and log calls without leaving the CRM solution.
  • O-M-G, Google Releases Android O Developer Preview

    O-M-G, Google Releases Android O Developer Preview

    If you've only just gotten used to the taste of Nougat, Google has another variety of Android ready for you to sample.The company just released the first developer preview of the next major version of its mobile operating system, currently dubbed Android O.
  • Google Android O Developer Preview

    Google Android O Developer Preview

    For developers, Android O's new Adaptive Icons are a total overhaul of how icons work.Remember how I mentioned that Android O's multiple screen support could be the foundation of a Continuum-like experience?
  • Advertisers Flee YouTube Over Offensive Ad Placements

    Advertisers Flee YouTube Over Offensive Ad Placements

    advertisers -- including AT&T, Verizon and Johnson & Johnson -- this week pulled out of their agreements with YouTube due to their ads appearing with videos advocating extremism, or with other offensive content.For this, we deeply apologize," said Google Chief Business Officer Philipp Schindler said in a Tuesday post.
  • House Votes to Kill Privacy Rules Binding ISPs

    House Votes to Kill Privacy Rules Binding ISPs

    The United States House of Representatives on Tuesday approved the Congressional Review Act, undoing privacy restrictions imposed on Internet service providers during the Obama administration.They now can "steal your data, sell it, and never explain what they're doing with it or who buys it.
  • Samsung’s Bixby isn’t a reason to buy the Galaxy S8

    Samsung’s Bixby isn’t a reason to buy the Galaxy S8

    None of which have been fulfilled at the Galaxy S8’s launch, the first product Bixby will call home.More: Read our first take impressions of the Galaxy S8 This is a massive problem.
  • AI Confusion Widespread Among Consumers

    AI Confusion Widespread Among Consumers

    Another 34 percent said they had never had an AI interaction.Forty-three percent of the women said Alexa used AI, compared to 38 percent of the men.
  • Google Really Wants OLED, Offers LG $880M

    Google Really Wants OLED, Offers LG $880M

    The future of smartphone displays looks to be OLED, but not just OLED, flexible OLED like that used in Samsung's new flagship handsets the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+.Now Google is waking up to need for a healthy supply of OLED screens, and it's willing to pay to guarantee them.
  • Google's AlphaGo to Challenge World Champs Again

    Google's AlphaGo to Challenge World Champs Again

    The software will play against several of China's best Go players, including current world champion Kie Jie, at a five-day tournament near Shanghai set to begin on May 23.The tournament comes a little more than a year after AlphaGo defeated the previous Go world champ Lee Sedol in Seoul, Korea.
  • Labor Official Skewers Google Over Gender Pay Discrimination

    Labor Official Skewers Google Over Gender Pay Discrimination

    The agency found "systemic compensation disparities," regional director Janette Wipper said at a hearing in San Francisco, according to reports.The hearing was in connection with the department's lawsuit over Google's failure to hand over detailed compensation data about employees at its Mountain View, California, headquarters.
  • Kingsoft Adds Cloud Support to WPS Office

    Kingsoft Adds Cloud Support to WPS Office

    The enhanced usability offers Linux users an ideal free office software alternative to Microsoft Office.As with file-sharing on other cloud storage platforms, a document creator can share a direct link that allows intended recipients to view and download WPS documents even if they do not have the WPS Office with Cloud suite, noted Armstrong.
  • Google AutoDraw Turns Doodles Into Art

    Google AutoDraw Turns Doodles Into Art

    In November last year, Google asked people to start drawing doodles to aid an AI experiment called Quick, Draw!On loading AutoDraw in your web browser of choice you get what looks like a simplified art program.
  • Burger King Ad Creates Whopper of a Mess for Google Home

    Burger King Ad Creates Whopper of a Mess for Google Home

    In a 15-second television ad, the camera zooms in on a young man wearing the company uniform who says, "OK Google, what is the Whopper burger?Within three hours or so, Google reportedly issued a server-side update to Google Home to stop it from responding to the ad.
  • Microsoft Inches Toward a World Without Passwords

    Microsoft Inches Toward a World Without Passwords

    The new system requires that customers add their accounts to the Microsoft Authenticator app, which comes in both iOS and Android versions, noted Alex Simons, director of program management of the Microsoft Identity Division.The new phone sign-in process is easier than two-factor authentication, according to Simons.
  • From home to outer space, the new Google Earth is full of things to do

    From home to outer space, the new Google Earth is full of things to do

    Sau goodbye to any other plans you had this weekend, as we explore all the new possibilities in the new Google Earth.It’s why one of the highlights of the Culture category in the new Voyager tab is a series called “This is Home.
  • How Google Earth helped Jane Goodall save a generation of chimpanzees

    How Google Earth helped Jane Goodall save a generation of chimpanzees

    Soon after, Google Earth Outreach was born.” As Google began helping more, Pintea said JGI took part in the process of trying out new tools in collaboration with the Google Earth team.
  • Google Mulls Ways to Banish Bad Ads

    Google Mulls Ways to Banish Bad Ads

    That effort presumably would aim at enhancing the consumer experience in a way that would not jeopardize ads from legitimate firms.Facing several major suits and investigations related to abusive advertising, Google launched a crackdown on advertising from payday loan operators' trick-to-click ads, ads that injected malware, ads that peddled illegal pharmaceuticals, and other types of fraudulent or abusive advertisements.
  • 9 easy things you can do to stay safe on your Android phone

    9 easy things you can do to stay safe on your Android phone

    In some cases, you may even be able to recover your lost Android smartphone.The first step to securing your Android phone is setting up a screen lock.