Google Drive users complain of sudden data loss
Google Drive users are complaining in Google support forums about the loss of recently saved files and folder formats, Bleeping Computer reports. Google is coming up with some temporary fixes.
According to affected Google Drive users, recently saved files and folder arrangement changes have sudd... Read more
Google fights harder against adblockers, apps slower
Google is putting restrictions on the use of adblockers. Users are now experiencing longer loading times on YouTube videos.
Google's plans to place restrictions on adblockers have existed for some time. To this end, the new "Manifest V3" extension format was unveiled last year, but due to critic... Read more
While Google compensates Apple handsomely, Android manufacturers lag behind
Google is paying Apple 36 percent of all ad revenue coming in through searches from the Safari browser. This is to ensure that Google Search remains the default search engine within that browser. That percentage is up to three times what the tech giant pays to manufacturers of devices with an Andro... Read more
Mirasol3B: Google reaches milestone with AI model for video analysis
Google has presented a new AI model that can analyze lengthy videos. While AI solutions focused on text, image and sound have now achieved commercial success, there is no current tool that can process these areas together. With Mirasol3B, Google believes it has found an approach that can.
Few wi... Read more
AI model Google predicts weather more accurately than previously possible
Google has developed GraphCast, an AI model that can make faster and better weather predictions than traditional algorithms. The AI model also requires less infrastructure.
Google continues to develop AI models for various applications. A latest addition to this is the development of its GraphCa... Read more
Bing’s market share remains miniscule in 2023, despite AI hype
While Bing Chat was riding high in 2023, the search engine Bing remains as unloved as ever. This year, it's been hovering just above 3 percent market share worldwide.
Microsoft managed to revamp its own product line several times this year with OpenAI's GPT technology, but rarely was it as drast... Read more
Google Play lets developers set their own deadline for verification
Google wants apps in its Play Store to meet the highest quality standards, and is now helping app developers do just that. One way it does this is by letting developers determine when deadlines for performing certain obligations occur. However, the store's requirements are also being tightened in p... Read more
“Google wants to invest hundreds of millions in chatbot maker Character.AI”
Google may want to invest hundreds of millions of dollars in AI chatbot specialist Character.AI. With this investment, AI chatbot startup wants to finance training its models. It also hopes to continue to meet user demand, Reuters writes.
The planned investment from Google should strengthen the ... Read more
Google’s AI search launches in 120 countries (but only outside Europe)
Google has continued to expand Search Generative Experience (SGE). After launches in the US, India and Japan, a rollout in 120 other countries follows, from Mexico and Brazil to South Korea and Indonesia. In addition, the AI search will now support Spanish, Portuguese, Korean and Indonesian. Howeve... Read more