Google accused of abuse of power by 32 major media companies
Dozens of European media companies claim Google has deprived them of 2.1 billion in ad revenue. The tech company is accused of abuse of power.
The group of media companies comes from 13 different European countries. Axel Springer, publisher of Politico, is also part of this collective. "Without ... Read more
Google pays publishers for featuring AI-generated articles
Google is said to pay publishers $10,000 a month to feature articles created with an unknown AI tool from the company.
Google, Adweek writes, is said to have recently reached an agreement with a number of independent publishers. This will give these publishers access to an as-yet-unknown AI tool... Read more
Google quickly brings back image generator Gemini after criticism
In the next few weeks, Google's AI tool that generates images of people will be available for use again. Google withdrew the feature just last week because of inaccuracies in the generated images.
The image generator appeared this month in the AI assistant Gemini. The tool allows users to issue ... Read more
Google: Microsoft offered to sell Bing to Apple
Microsoft offered Bing for sale to Apple in 2018, but Apple would not be interested because of the search engine's quality.
That's what Google claims in a legal battle. Google's claim was made public last weekend. The lawsuit against Alphabet relates to the possible monopoly around search engine... Read more
Google Docs now supports written annotations on Android
The Android version of Google Docs will support annotations written by hand or a stylus pen. Among other things, this can be useful for providing feedback on a text.
The new feature will be available for smartphones and tablets running on the Android operating system. The annotation toolbar will... Read more
Google gives login pages a refresh
Google has given the login pages for its services a new, fresher and more modern look and feel. The update should bring the pages more aligned with those of other Google products.
Google is introducing a new look and feel for the login pages of all its services. This is the first major change to... Read more
Google integrates AI writing assistance directly into Chrome
Google has expanded Chrome's capabilities to include AI. As a result, users can now request the help of a writing assistant while searching online.
Chrome has a new AI writing assistant. This is basically an extension of the "Help me write" feature that was already available in Gmail. Google is... Read more
Google’s ethnically diverse Gemini does not show white people
Google's attempt to make Gemini ethnically diverse produced distorted images of history. For example, the model could not generate white historical figures.
Google apologizes for a Gemini AI that is too woke. The company had good intentions in releasing an ethnically diverse Gemini. As a result... Read more
Google donates AI model Gemma to open source community
In recent weeks, most of the talk has been about Gemini at Google. A new AI model from Google that is supposed to become the engine of all AI projects. Today Google Deepmind suddenly presents an open model called Gemma. Open in this case means that the model can be used anywhere. Hugging Face is on... Read more
Google brings Magika for file detection with AI to the open source community
Google recently made its Google Magika technology open source. The technology uses AI and helps security specialists accurately identify files.
Google Magika technology works with a self-developed, highly optimized deep learning model, the tech giant indicates. This model is trained using the s... Read more