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Chrome Will Start Blocking ‘Annoying’ Ads In 2018

06/01/2017, As much as you might hate ads, they are a way for companies and publishers to make money and draw attention to products. Unfortunately sometimes the way some ads are designed can be annoying, which is where ad blockers come in where they block all ads...

Google’s Speech Recognition Is Reportedly As Accurate As Humans

06/01/2017, In order for voice assistant softwares to be good and useful, there are many things it needs to do, although we guess the most obvious is that it has to be able to listen to the user and understand what they are saying. If the user’s commands aren’t...

Android Pay Desktop Payments May Be Possible One Day

06/01/2017, Android Pay is strictly a mobile-only payment platform at this point in time but Google isn’t ruling out the possibility of enabling users to make payments on desktop machines using Android Pay. This was revealed by Spencer Spinnell, Google’s...

Google Will Be Abandoning The Nik Collection

05/31/2017, Several years ago, Google announced that they would be acquiring Nik Software and in the process, acquiring the various photo-related software with it, such as Snapseed. In fact things seemed to be going well and a while back, Google even made the Nik...

YouTube For Android Gets New Bottom Navigation UI

05/30/2017, Back in 2016, YouTube began testing out a new bottom navigation UI for its Android app that gave it a new layout. This feature wasn’t visible to all users but over time, YouTube started to roll it out to more users. Now it seems that YouTube might have...

ASUS ZenFone AR Will Be Coming To The US This July

05/29/2017, While Lenovo might have been the first one on the scene to launch a Project Tango-enabled smartphone, it looks like its competitor ASUS wasn’t too far behind as the company announced earlier this year the ZenFone AR. However the question is when will it...

Google To Work With Vietnamese Government In Removing Toxic Content

05/28/2017, Due to the different laws around the world, companies who wish to operate on a global scale need to be aware of these laws and adhere by them. A good example would be Google who in a report from Reuters, will now be working with the Vietnamese government...

AlphaGo Retiring From Competitive Go

05/28/2017, Google’s DeepMind division has created the artificial intelligence-powered AlphaGo which has taken on some of the best players of the ancient Chinese board game Go and has beaten them. It recently took on Ke Jie who is currently ranked as the...

4 Months Free Google Play Music For New Subscribers

05/27/2017, With so many different music streaming services to choose from, it is understandable that sometimes it can feel a bit overwhelming. However the good news is that Google is now offering new subscribers a 4 month free trial which means that if you’re...

Facebook Now Offers Support For Google’s AMP

05/25/2017, Both Facebook and Google are interested in speeding up the web, to the extent that both companies have launched instant articles. For those unfamiliar, these instant articles basically mean that users don’t need to wait for them to load like a...

Android Pay Canada Launch Due May 31st

05/24/2017, Android Pay has gradually been expanded to more markets across the globe over the past few months. Google has also been improving the payments service and adding support for more financial institutions. Despite being available in the United States for...

Google Assistant Now Provides Topical Word Suggestions

05/24/2017, Google has gradually been improving its artificial intelligence-powered virtual assistant called Google Assistant. Just last week, it announced that users will now be able to type in their commands to Assistant if they don’t want to use voice...

Jamboard, Google’s $5000 Collaborative Whiteboard, Goes On Sale

05/23/2017, Google has made a product called the Jamboard which is aimed at enterprise customers that want their employees to work together and collaborate with their teammates for enhanced creativity. Jamboard is a cloud-based collaborative whiteboard that Google...