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Tag Archives: Google

Crikey! Google honours Steve Irwin with a Google Doodle drawing

Google is honouring Aussie icon and all-around legend Steve Irwin with a dedicated Google Doodle this Friday 22 February 2019, which will see the Doodle drawing run for 24 hours from midnight on Google homepages around the world – including Australia, the US, Europe, Asia, the Middle East and South …

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Gmail is now blocking 100 million more spam messages with TensorFlow

Who doesn’t hate email spam clogging up their inbox daily? Google is now working to fix this, with the Gmail team and Google recruiting its in-house machine learning framework, TensorFlow, to help train additional spam filters for Gmail users. Google has said, via the Gmail Blog overnight, that Gmail is …

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Google now requires Android device manufacturers to deliver two years of security updates

Android updates are a sticking point for many people, with many stops along the way from the release from Google interrupting (rightly or wrongly) the flow of updates to your phone. It appears that Google’s intention to mandate regular updates has come to fruition according to a new report. The …

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Google backed start-up, AdLingo’s chatbot can turn ads into conversations

Google backed start-up, AdLingo, a marketing platform out of Google’s Area 120 incubator program, has recently started building a new way to interact with advertisements, with a new chat bot which can make advertisements “conversational” . AdLingo hasn’t built its own ChatBot for the new ads instead leveraging companies existing …

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Google issuing patches to fix new Meltdown and Spectre exploits in Intel, ARM and AMD processors

Security researchers have discovered and disclosed two new exploits that can be executed against modern processors dubbed “Meltdown” and “Spectre”. The range of potentially affected processors is vast: “Meltdown and Spectre exploit critical vulnerabilities in modern processors. These hardware bugs allow programs to steal data which is currently processed on …

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