Posts Tagged:Google

Google Home adds reminders to its voice-control repertoire

You can already use Google Home to order from Walmart, watch CBS All Access on your TV and hear daily news updates from former-VP Joe Biden. Now, Google has just updated Home with the ability to set reminders with your voice. The company confi…

Apple drops Bing for Google on Siri and macOS searches

Apple has ditched Bing in favor of Google for results when searching the internet with Siri on iOS or Spotlight on macOS. It will finish rolling out this afternoon, according to TechCrunch, a switchover that was likely timed to sync with today’s rele…

Waymo clarifies it actually wants $1.8 billion from Uber

 Last week, Uber’s legal team told Judge William Alsup that Waymo was seeking $2.6 billion for an allegedly stolen trade secret related to the company’s autonomous vehicle efforts. Over the weekend, Waymo filed a document with the court noting that the correct figure was actually  $1.859 billion. It’s not clear why this seemingly important detail was left uncorrected for… Read More

Order from Walmart by chatting with Google Home

Last month, Google announced that Walmart would be the next retail partner to use Express, Google’s shopping and delivery service. At the time, it wasn’t totally clear when the integration would go live, but as of today you can order from Walmart via…

Apple switches default from Bing to Google for Siri web search on iOS and Spotlight on Mac

Apple is switching the default provider of its web searches from Siri…

Google ‘in final stage of negotiations’ to buy HTC’s smartphone division – report

HTC could have been the dominant device maker Samsung is today, but the Taiwanese company suffered financial defeat…

23 more app developers in China file lawsuit against Apple after App Store cuts 1 million apps

Anger is growing in China over Apple’s treatment of developers, with a second group of app designers…

In colossal screw up, Essential shared customers’ driver’s licenses over email

Last night, some customers who had preordered an Essential phone received an email asking for a copy…

Sorry, but Silicon Valley isn’t special anymore

Steve Jobs once said, speaking about the irreverent culture he helped create…

Google’s Android ‘Oreo’ attempts to copy Apple iOS yet again

oogle’s new Android iteration — Android Oreo — was launched Monday, and the operating system…

How Google is secretly recording Android settlers, monitoring millions of conversations every day and storing the creepy audio files

Google has effectively turned millions of its users’ smartphones into listening devices

How Apple’s machine learning beats Google Android’s

While Google, Facebook and Amazon are each making significant progress as it relates to AI…

This is everything Google knows about you – and how to switch it off

It turns out Google knows a lot about you – an awful lot…

Google Chrome under attack: Have you used one of these hijacked extensions?

Attackers have been phishing developers to compromise Chrome extensions to spread…

Apple has the best business model for generating obscene amounts of cash

Apple is in a financial league of its own…

Apple has a surprising new growth engine

Analyst Toni Sacconaghi of Bernstein Research put out a pointed note Monday about Apple…

Fired Google engineer Damore says the company is hiring and promoting workers based on race or gender

I’m saying that people that go into tech are interested in ‘things’ versus ‘people’ generally…

Ikea’s smart home dares to make sense

The ‘smart home’ has not yet distinguished itself. Sure, you might dim your lights…

Bernstein: Google to pay Apple $3 billion this year to remain the default search engine on iPhones and iPads

Google is paying Apple billions of dollars to remain the default search engine on iPhones…

James Damore: Why I was fired by Google

I was fired by Google this past Monday for a document that I wrote and circulated internally…

Street artist mocks Google in ads posted outside company offices following Damore firing

The politics of Google has been in the spotlight since the online giant seemingly fired an employee for challenging liberal orthodoxy…

Apple R&D spends almost $3 billion on self-driving and augmented reality

The most talked about, at least by Apple executives, is augmented reality…

Emergency services organizations call for Apple to implement life-saving location feature

Emergency services organizations around the world are calling on Apple to implement a location feature…

Apple’s App Store in China accused of violating local pricing and antitrust laws

Apple offers gaming, dining and dating apps in a country where most rivals are locally owned…

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