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Venture Capitalist Accidentally Reveals Porn Browsing Habit on Twitter

Venture Capitalist Accidentally Reveals Porn Browsing Habit on Twitter

Silicon Valley venture capitalist Benedict Evans took to Twitter to poke fun at Apple’s search suggestions for him, very much aware that the tech giant has a strict ...

March 22, 2017 at 11:00 pm by
HTML5

Chrome Gets Faster 3D Rendering

The latest build of Google’s Chrome browser has introduced faster 3D graphics and improved textures and visual effects. The new Chrome 56, which has been rolling out since ...

March 21, 2017 at 8:03 am by

Judge in Minnesota Grants a Warrant for an Entire Town’s Search History

We’ve all heard of instances where judges issued warrants for the internet search history of certain suspects, but a judge in  Edina, Minnesota has taken things a bit ...

March 21, 2017 at 4:30 am by
Oxford Develops AI System for Significantly Improved Lip-reading

Oxford Develops AI System for Significantly Improved Lip-reading

Using thousands of hours of BBC News programmes including Breakfast, Newsnight, Question Time and more, scientists at Oxford have developed an artificial intelligence system ...

March 18, 2017 at 9:01 pm by
Google's Guetzli JPEG Encoder Shrinks Sizes Up to 35% With Little Quality Loss

Google’s Guetzli JPEG Encoder Shrinks Sizes Up to 35% With Little Quality Loss

Google has announced that their new Guetzli JPEG encoder is an open source algorithm that is capable of shrinking JPEG file size up to 35% with very little quality degradation ...

March 18, 2017 at 3:00 am by
HTML5

Google Chrome 57 Limits Background Tabs to 1% CPU Usage

With the growth in memory and processing power, it’s now common to have multiple browser tabs open. Despite our ever more powerful system, the growth in tabbed browsing ...

March 16, 2017 at 3:00 pm by
Google Kills off CAPTCHA

Google Finally Kills Off CAPTCHA

CAPTCHA or Completely Automated Public Turing test to tell Computers and Humans Apart –perhaps one of the most annoying things on the internet is now dead according to ...

March 15, 2017 at 1:30 am by
Google's Deep Learning AI Project to Revolutionize Cancer Screening

Google’s Deep Learning AI Project to Revolutionize Cancer Screening

Properly identifying whether the patient has cancer is no easy task, even for experienced pathologists. In fact, the likelihood of agreement between two pathologists observing ...

March 6, 2017 at 10:33 pm by

Google Confirms Premium Pixel 2 for 2017

As we’ve learned to expect, Google often abandons brands for no apparent reasoning, cycling through a number of them quickly in the same segment. One of the beloved ...

March 6, 2017 at 10:07 am by

Cloudflare Leaking HTTPS Data for Major Websites

A security researcher discovered that sites using Cloudflare’s networking services have been leaking data for months, including HTTPS requests, which includes personal ...

February 24, 2017 at 11:00 pm by
Google Sues Uber for Allegedly Stealing Self-Driving Car Secrets

Google Sues Uber for Allegedly Stealing Self-Driving Car Secrets

In a US federal lawsuit filed in San Francisco on Thursday, Google’s self-driving car business Waymo is accusing Uber of using intellectual property stolen by one of ...

February 24, 2017 at 6:00 pm by
Project Loon

Alphabet’s Project Loon Won’t Need So Many Balloons after All

Alphabet’s Project Loon has been in the works for quite some time now, and even though the original idea to use balloons in order to deliver internet to the ...

February 18, 2017 at 6:01 pm by
YouTube Go Now Available for Download on Google Play Store

YouTube Go Now Available for Download on Google Play Store

YouTube Go was initially announced back in September as a means for users with limited bandwidth or capped data to be able to download YouTube videos and watch them offline, ...

February 11, 2017 at 12:00 am by

Google Kills Android Google Now Launcher

One of Google’s biggest strengths is how quickly they move into new areas that are being underserved. On the flip side, Google also often drops support for seemingly ...

February 7, 2017 at 4:30 pm by

Firefox and Chrome Will Label HTTP Sites Insecure

With each passing day, it feels like there are more revelations coming out about spying by various nefarious actors. In an effort to make it harder on attackers, the industry ...

January 26, 2017 at 12:00 pm by