Android

Google Fit Update Lets Users Track Activities on Android Wear

Google has started rolling out an update to its Google Fit health and fitness app with new features. The smartphone app remains untouched, while the Android Wear version has come with some changes. Android Wear users with Google Fit v1.56 can start and stop activity trackers from the smartwatch itself with a new Activity screen. […]

Android

Google Testing More Detailed Weather Card for Google Now

According to some Android users, Google is testing a revamped weather card in Google Now. The card includes new features along with major changes in design and looks. The new weather card in Google Now maximises, appearing like a full-fledged app. You can swipe to switch between Today, Tomorrow, and the next 10 Days. The […]

Internet

Lenovo Executive Says Google Play Services Coming to China in 2016

Google is planning to reintroduce Google Play Services to China this year, according to one of its partners. Chen Xudong, Senior Vice President of Lenovo Group and President of the Lenovo Mobile Business Group, laid bare the Mountain View company’s plan. Google had pulled most of its products and services out of the country in […]

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Trend Micro Antivirus Vulnerability Left Users Open to Attack

Security firm Trend Micro has released an update for its antivirus suite that among other things fixes a vulnerability that allowed an attacker to execute malicious code on an affected system. The emergency patch release comes a week after a Google Project Zero researcher called out Trend Micro, disclosing the vulnerability to public. The vulnerability […]

Internet

It looks like Google gave $6 million in free advertizing to the Church of Scientology

In 2014, Google gave about $6 million in free advertising to the Church of Scientology, an activist for the church has claimed. Few people noticed the move at the time: The information resurfaced a few days ago on Hacker News, a technology news aggregator, under a headline that said, “Scientology says it’s received $5.7m from […]

Softwares

Microsoft is doubling down on car tech as Google and Apple creep up

Microsoft is thinking through all the fun things you’ll be doing in your car as automobiles gradually become autonomous and drive themselves. And the company is showcasing some of its ideas and technology at CES this week. For instance, Harman, which makes car navigation and entertainment systems, will be adding Microsoft Office 365 software to […]

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This Google Chrome extension alerts women to stop saying “sorry” at work

NEW YORK: Saying sorry might sound like good manners but a new app is helping women to stop apologizing so often that they undermine their authority, particularly in the workplace. “Just Not Sorry” highlights each time a user types a key word or phrase such as “sorry,” “I think” or “I’m no expert” in email, […]

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Crash rate of self-driving cars less than conventional cars

WASHINGTON: Self-driving cars are involved in fewer crashes on average than vehicles with a driver behind the wheel, a study released on Friday by the Virginia Tech Transportation Institute shows. The study was commissioned by Alphabet Inc’s Google unit, which has reported a series of minor crashes involving its self-driving fleet. It looked only at […]

Internet

Google Testing More Detailed Weather Card for Google Now

According to some Android users, Google is testing a revamped weather card in Google Now. The card includes new features along with major changes in design and looks. The new weather card in Google Now maximises, appearing like a full-fledged app. You can swipe to switch between Today, Tomorrow, and the next 10 Days. The […]