Tuesday, 22 May 2018

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Chrome 66 restricts autoplay by default

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LONDON: Google Chrome is being used over 1 billion users worldwide. Chrome 66 has been released on Tuesday by Google and is made available on Operating systems such as Windows, iOS, Linux, Max and Android with new changes in autoplay option and security features like Export Password. Chrome users can ...

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Google’s Gmail redesign

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LONDON: Google has revealed a big upcoming refresh for Gmail on the web. As first reported by The Verge, the upgrade was revealed in a message from Google to administrators of G Suite accounts – G Suite being the suite of Google services that organizations can use on their own ...

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California to allow self-driving cars on road

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CALIFORNIA: Driverless cars will be tested in California for the first time without a person behind a steering wheel under new rules that state regulators approved Monday for the fast-developing technology. The regulations are a major step toward getting autonomous vehicles to dealerships and onto the streets of California, where ...

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Google launched its own job search engine

Google JOB SEARCH

MOUNTAIN VIEW: Google’s mission is to steer people to the information they need in their daily lives. One crucial area the Internet giant says could use some work: Jobs. So Google is launching a new initiative, Google for Jobs, that includes a feature in search that collects and organizes millions ...

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Google disclosed Microsoft Edge security flaw

Microsoft Edge

LONDON: Google seems to be gunning for Microsoft again by going public with a vulnerability in Microsoft Edge before Microsoft could develop a patch. The flaw affects Microsoft’s Arbitrary Code Guard (ACG) which Microsoft described a year ago in a post about major security improvements released in the Creators Update ...

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Uber and Waymo reach settlement

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Uber has settled a lawsuit alleging that it ripped off self-driving car technology from Google’s autonomous vehicle division. Under the surprise deal, the ride-hailing service will pay Waymo, which is part of Alphabet, Inc., a stock settlement valued by Waymo at $245 million. Both confirmed the settlement early Friday, four ...

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Instagram, FB, Google+ join EU group fighting hate speech

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BRUSSELS: Facebook’s Instagram and the Google+ social network have agreed to join an EU-sponsored group of US internet giants to combat online extremism, EU officials said. EU officials added that the existing members – YouTube, Microsoft, Twitter and Facebook – have made progress toward meeting the code of conduct they ...

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Intel Looks to the Future With Exotic Chips

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LONDON: Chip giant Intel was rocked last week, when the discovery of two CPU security bugs, one of which predominantly affects Intel chips and could slow performance, became public. During his keynote speech at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES), Intel CEO Brain Krzanich promised quick updates to fix the problem ...

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Uber hacked trade secrets, bribed foreign officials, court letter says

UBER

WASHINGTON: A former Uber employee has alleged that a special division within the global ride-hailing app was responsible for acts of corporate espionage, the theft of trade secrets, the bribery of foreign officials and several means of unlawful surveillance. The allegations against Uber were part of a latter dubbed as ...

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Yahoo parent sues Mozilla for replacing it with Google as Firefox default search

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NEW YORK: Roughly three years ago, Yahoo and Mozilla announced that Yahoo would be the default search engine on Firefox in the US. That relationship ended early when Mozilla released the much-improved Firefox Quantum browser last month, with Google as the default search provider. Now, Yahoo’s parent company, Oath (Verizon), is suing Mozilla for breach ...

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