Google CEO Sundar Pichai has created a $4 million crisis fund to help four organisations working to help people hit by US President Donald Trump’s executive order banning immigration from seven Muslim-majority countries.
The fund has a corpus of $2 million that can be matched with up to $2 million in donations from employees, totalling $4 million, USA Today reported.(AFP File Photo)
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Alphabet Inc’s Google self-driving car project recast itself as Waymo on Tuesday, an independent entity within the technology giant, as executives suggested the company is close to bringing its autonomous driving to the public.
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The internet search giant on Wednesday launched a new app called Google PhotoScan that helps users get digital copies of photos. The app, which is free to download, detects edges, straightens the image, rotates it to the correct orientation, and removes glare.
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At the PwnFest, the hackers used a non-descript or rather unknown zero-day vulnerability to gain remote access to the smartphone and managed to win $120,000 in cash.
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While the bill of materials (BOM) and calculated cost for manufacturing for an iPhone 7 equipped with 32 gigabytes (GB) of NAND flash memory sets back Apple by $224.80, the same calculation for Pixel sets back Google by $285.75. (Google)
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Kaspersky Lab, an international cybersecurity and anti-virus provider headquartered in Moscow and operated by a holding company in the United Kingdom, on Tuesday said that it has discovered a modification of the mobile banking Trojan, Svpeng hiding in Google’s advertising network AdSense. (Reuters)
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Potterheads, rejoice! You can now step into the world of Harry Potter and try your hand at magic using just your smartphone, thanks to new features by Google. (via Telegraph)
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