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Bounty for Chromebook Hack Doubled to $100,000

Many companies seek to outsource the finding of vulnerabilities in their products to external hackers, offering monetary rewards in exchange for details on successful hacks that they can fix. In a show that should both display…

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Google’s AlphaGo AI Wins Go Series 4-1

Go grandmaster Lee Se-Dol was unable to claw back another consolation win in his five-match battle against AlphaGo, with Google’s artificial intelligence winning the series 4-1. AlphaGo – a development of Google’s DeepMind AI program –…

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Chrome Extension Caught Stealing Bitcoin

The Bitcoin exchange portal Bitstamp warned users over the weekend that a Google Chrome browser extension had been caught stealing Bitcoin and users should avoid the BitscoinWisdom Ads Remover extension that at the time still was…

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Go Grandmaster Applauded After Consolation Win Against Google AI

Go Grandmaster Lee Se-Dol was applauded by the crowd after he defeated Google’s DeepMind artificial intelligence system at the Chinese strategy board game. Although he had already lost the five-match series, with the DeepMind Go program…

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Google Expands Right to be Forgotten to All Domains

Ever since it’s introduction, the EU’s right to be forgotten has been controversial and misguided to say the least. Under the law, Google and other search providers are forced to delist links to new stories that are…

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HTC May Make Google Nexus Phones for Next Three Years

With Android N making waves in the news cycle, it’s no surprise that some talk inevitably strays towards Google Nexus phones. So far, we are halfway into the lifecycle for the Nexus 5X and 6P but…

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Google DeepMind Wins Second Game Against Go Grandmaster

Go grandmaster was left “speechless” after Google’s DeepMind AI computer won a second game against him. Lee Se-Dol, the reigning human champion of two-player Chinese strategy board game Go, has now lost the first two of…

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Google Release Developer Preview of Android N

In a move surprising many, today Google revealed they would be unveiling Android N to the public very, very early as a developer preview. This Android preview build is even easier to install on devices than…

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Google AI Wins Game 1 Against Human Go Champion

In a sure to be surprising upset, Google’s AI has won Game 1 against the best humanity has to offer. Playing Go against 9dan grand master Lee Se-dol, AlphaGo, DeepMind’s Go playing software, was able to…

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4chan’s Moot Joins Google

4chan founder Christopher Poole, aka Moot, has announced that he has joined Google, tasked with helping the tech giant to “[build] online communities”. “Today I’m excited to announce that I’ve joined Google,” Poole wrote on his…

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Google Allowing Twitter Like Posts Straight From Businesses

Google is not one to shy away from experimenting with new features and thanks to someone’s keen eyes they’ve even spotted that you could see twitter like posts in your google searches. Similar to their mobile…

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Explore Google Maps As Link

When a game gets released there is normally a hype around, helped only by the extra content and materials that are released alongside it. From short videos or web series to limited edition events or releases,…

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Eric Schmidt to Chair US Defense Department Advisory Board

In a statement from the US Department of Defense today, it has been announced that Alphabet’s executive chairman Eric Schmidt will chair a new advisory board. Named the Defense Innovation Advisory Board, it will consist of 12…

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Google Cardboard Can Now Be Brought In the Google Store

Google cardboard is a simple, low-tech, virtual reality system. The concept is simple, why buy technology you already have? By using your smartphone, you don’t have to go out and buy expensive hardware a second time…

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Google Self Driving Car May Have Caused its First Crash

Google have often flaunted the fact that none of its numerous self-driving cars have ever been responsible for a crash it has been in, instead always being put down to outside forces, usually humans. Now this…

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YouTube Create Team to Deal With Takedown Mistakes

YouTube is known as much for its community content as it is for the paid content it wants to introduce. Community content can be anything from the cute cat playing piano video to an action packed music…

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Illumina – The Google of DNA

We have all used Google and other search engines to find everything from that news article we told our friends about the other day to the cute cat video that we just can’t stop watching. We…

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LG Won’t Make Another Nexus Phone This Year

LG and Google have made a great team in recent years, together developing a number of phones as part of Google’s Nexus range that provided high-quality devices at a budget-friendly price point. If anyone was hoping…

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Google AI Can Work Out Photo Locations Without Geotags

Google are making AI for all kinds of purposes, including tackling the challenging Chinese game of Go. Now, they have revealed their latest deep-learning program, PlaNet, which is capable of recognizing where an image was taken…

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Motorola Admits Nexus 6 Was Too Big But Google Wanted It Big

When the Nexus 6 was first revealed, the first thing of us, myself included, noticed was the massive screen size. At 6 inches, the phone was a gigantic phablet and exceeded the limits already set by…

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Atlas The Robot Is Now Battery Powered and More

Boston Dynamics is a company that keeps pushing us further and further in the field of robotics. From Spot the Dog to giant canine like robots designed for military purposes (except for their noise apparently). The latest from…

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Morgan Freeman is Now a GPS Navigation Voice

Actor, serial voiceover-er, and occasional God Morgan Freeman has joined such luminaries as Mr. T, John Cleese, Brian Blessed, and Kim Catrall by lending his voice to a GPS navigation system. Through Google’s Waze navigation app,…

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“Mod” Platform Launched by Cyanogen

A new feature has been announced by Cyanogen Inc for incorporation in the Marshmallow version of the commercial Android skin Cyanogen OS. The Mod platform intends to build apps directly into the operating system. Microsoft themselves…

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Google Experimenting With Recommended Articles in Chrome

When people hear search engine there are a few that jump out at them, with many instantly going straight to Google. The popular search engine has helped create everything from the web browser Chrome to self-driving cars. One…

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Windows Phone Market Share Falls

Microsoft’s entry into the smartphone market has been extremely challenging due to the popularity of Android handsets, and Apple’s loyal user base. Despite the company’s best efforts to hone a user-friendly operating system, it’s really struggled…

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Google Is Recruiting Experts for Its Self-Driving Car Project

Even though Google has stated that it won’t be involved directly in the manufacturing of self-driving cars, recent news seems to suggest otherwise. Apparently, the company’s recruitment website features a series of job listings aimed at individuals who…

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US Regulators Consider AI Could “Be a Driver”

People love the idea of technology making their lives easier, be it a new gadget or an old one remade. Some of the bigger gadgets that people are looking forward are self-driving cars. Ranging from being…