Gmail gets biggest security update in years
Google has rolled out a new text classification system to Gmail, bringing one of the biggest security upgrades in recent years to the mail service.
It involves the classification system RETVec, short for Resilient & Efficient Text Vectorizer. A mail service like Gmail relies on classificatio... Read more
Google fixes Android bug that hackers can abuse without privileges
In its recent security update for Android, Google patched a critical vulnerability that enables so-called zero-click remote code execution (RCE). In addition, 84 other vulnerabilities were addressed.
According to the tech giant, critical vulnerability CVE-2023-40088 was the most important vulner... Read more
Google’s AI chatbot Gemini delayed to January 2024
The introduction of Google's new AI chatbot Gemini will be delayed until January 2024. This writes The Information. Answers to non-English prompts would not yet meet quality standards.
According to The Information, Google initially planned to launch Gemini this week. This has now been postponed ... Read more
Google starts deleting inactive accounts
As of today, Google has started deleting accounts that have not been used in the past two years. It is possible to still save your account.
Back in May this year, the announcement was made that as of December 2023, it will start deleting accounts that have not been used for two years. Several a... Read more
Google wants antitrust action against Microsoft
Google is calling on the British regulator CMA to take action against Microsoft. According to Google, Microsoft would significantly harm competition.
This is according to a letter obtained by Reuters. Google's complaint relates to the licensing policy. These policies would unfairly discourage Mi... Read more
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