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Google campaigns against disinformation about Ukrainian refugees

Google campaigns against disinformation about Ukrainian refugees

Based on research from two British universities, Google's Jigsaw unit will start a campaign to combat misinformation about Ukrainian refugees in Poland, Slovakia, and the Czech Republic next week. In collaborating with Google's Jigsaw, psychologists from Cambridge and Bristol universities create... Read more

date3 months ago
Google Cloud’s losses increase, but bosses aren’t worried

Google Cloud’s losses increase, but bosses aren’t worried

Although Google Cloud turned a loss of close to $1 billion in the most recent quarter, parent company Alphabet seems unconcerned. Alphabet recently revealed its second quarterly report of 2022. Revenue totalled $69.7 billion. $40 billion came from Google Search and associated operations, $7.4 b... Read more

date4 months ago
Google Messages update brings iOS reactions to all

Google Messages update brings iOS reactions to all

Google's newest update to its Android Messages app includes not just the complete public release of its long-anticipated support for iOS reactions but also a plethora of additional new features to better communication between Android and iOS users, as well as several quality-of-life enhancements. ... Read more

date9 months ago
A Google update for Drive could break some file links

A Google update for Drive could break some file links

Many Google Drive links will become inaccessible by mid-September, according to an announcement by the search engine giant. The company announced that it is rolling out an update that would make sharing files within Drive more secure. However, when the update goes live in September, Drive will a... Read more

date1 year ago
YouTube creates its own video-transcoding chips

YouTube creates its own video-transcoding chips

Google announces its new new "Argos" brand of video transcoding silicon. YouTube requires such a huge video transcoding workload that Google has decided it needs to build its own server chips. We are all familiar with the specialised GPUs for graphics workloads. Many of us are also familiar with... Read more

date2 years ago
GitHub threatens to ban users uploading YouTube-dl copies

GitHub threatens to ban users uploading YouTube-dl copies

GitHub has issued a warning for users who upload copies of YouTube-dl's source code to the platform. After the platform previously removed the download program because of a DMCA takedown, many angry users uploaded duplicates of the software. The removal of YouTube-dl from GitHub angered many use... Read more

date2 years ago
EU Parliament called for tighter regulations on microtargeting

EU Parliament called for tighter regulations on microtargeting

In a bid to manage the use of behavioral ads, also known as microtargeting, the EU parliament has called for tighter regulations and suggested that less intrusive methods be used. Such practices would include contextual forms of advertising. The parliament is asking the European Commission to co... Read more

date2 years ago
PewDiePie-ransomware encrypts files permanently

PewDiePie-ransomware encrypts files permanently

Fans of YouTube star PewDiePie have developed two new types of ransomware, in an attempt to persuade as many people as possible to subscribe to its channel. That way, fans want him to beat rival T-Series as the most popular channel on Google's streaming service. When it comes to the number of subscr... Read more

date4 years ago
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