Tag Archives: Android

11Jan/18

CES 2018: the battle of the virtual assistants

Several thousand people descended on a wet and dreary Las Vegas as the world’s largest technology showcase opened to the public. As Ivor Bennett reports, voice assistance and artifical intelligence are this year’s hottest trends. Continue reading

08Oct/17

Google launches new phones, speakers in hardware push

SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA, UNITED STATES (OCTOBER 04, 2017) (GOOGLE) – Alphabet Inc’s Google on Wednesday (October 04) unveiled the second generation of its Pixel smartphone along with new voice-enabled home speakers, redoubling its commitment to the hardware business as it competes with a surge in devices from Apple Inc and Amazon.com Inc . Continue reading

04Aug/17

Google program to track shoppers draws federal complaint

A new Google tracking program that links shoppers’ offline purchases to their web activity is drawing concerns over privacy and data security, and has prompted one privacy watchdog to file a federal complaint. Continue reading

06Jul/17

EU may issue new Google fine over Android: sources

EU antitrust regulators are weighing another record fine against Google over its Android mobile operating system, according to Reuters sources. As Sonia Legg reports they have also set up a panel of experts to give a second opinion on the case. Continue reading

05Jul/17

We need to talk about sex, robot experts say

Artificial intelligence (AI) is making its way into the global sex technology market, bringing with it a revolution in robotic “sextech” designed to offer gratification with a near-human touch. Continue reading

17May/16
Samsung Patents Smartwatch

Samsung patent describes smartwatch that could project its interface onto nearby surfaces

A recently discovered Samsung patent shows a smartwatch that can project its interface onto any nearby surface, addressing a key limitation of the smartwatch screen.
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11Feb/16
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Israeli anonymous text app raises alarms for parents, politicians

The anonymous text app Blindspot stirs public criticism and controversy in Israel.

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15Dec/15

Google CEO stresses potential of artificial intelligence in Seoul visit

Google Chief Executive Sundar Pichai says user benefits should lead the direction for the future of artificial intelligence during his trip to Seoul.

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12Jun/15

BlackBerry may launch Android phone

(Reuters Business Report) – Remember BlackBerry? The pioneering smartphone maker is thinking about doing what was once considered unthinkable: putting rival Android software on its smartphone for the first time. Sources tell Reuters it’ll probably use Google’s Android on an upcoming phone this fall that will combine a touch screen with a physical keyboard. That would give its keyboard-loving fans access to the much wider selection of apps that Android offers.
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