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Posted: Oct 16, 2019 - 6:56am

here's the google event gleaned down to the good stuff in about 12 mins

a couple of things:

the camera on the new phone looks like it improved quite a bit

the monthly for the security camera storage packages dropped to a reasonable price


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Posted: Mar 20, 2018 - 10:28am

Google launches news initiative to combat fake news
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Posted: May 17, 2017 - 3:53pm

Just The Good Stuff From Today's Google I/O Keynote

Google kicked off its annual I/O developer conference with a keynote address introducing new products and innovations, including Google Lens, a stand-alone VR headset and... photo books?

Here are the highlights.

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Posted: Mar 31, 2017 - 5:45pm

 ScottFromWyoming wrote:

Cool! I wanted to put a game on this thing...

 
Enjoy it while you can. It will be gone very soon.
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Posted: Mar 31, 2017 - 5:43pm

 Red_Dragon wrote:

Okay. Now what?

 
You didn't see the PacMan emoji on the screen? Press it.


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Posted: Mar 31, 2017 - 11:02am

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If you have Google Maps on your phone open it right now. Just do it.

 
Cool! I wanted to put a game on this thing...
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Posted: Mar 31, 2017 - 10:56am

 n4ku wrote:
If you have Google Maps on your phone open it right now. Just do it.

 
Okay. Now what?
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Posted: Mar 31, 2017 - 10:51am

If you have Google Maps on your phone open it right now. Just do it.
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Posted: Mar 31, 2017 - 10:48am

LOVE the logo today!

 
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Posted: Oct 4, 2016 - 1:36pm

google creep is a thing...

i streamed their announcement today

google home
google assistant
google daydream
google pixel
etc.

what's next?

the google implant (google brain)



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Posted: Apr 21, 2016 - 5:00pm

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and rains if you click on it

 
 
Oh wow, I didn't notice that at first. I did notice that it takes you to some of his non-hit songs (it's rare to find his stuff anywhere for free out there). 
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Posted: Apr 21, 2016 - 4:57pm

 Alexandra wrote:
The Google logo is purple today.

 
and rains if you click on it
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Posted: Apr 21, 2016 - 4:44pm

The Google logo is purple today.
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Posted: Jan 6, 2016 - 1:50pm

Google Translate 'technical error' labels Russia as evil kingdom of 'Mordor'


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Posted: Dec 17, 2015 - 7:06am

 Alexandra wrote:

Today's Beethoven one has to be one of the coolest Google pages EVER!

And...I got them all right!  


pnuts
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Posted: Dec 17, 2015 - 6:51am

Today's Beethoven one has to be one of the coolest Google pages EVER!

 

And...I got them all right!


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Posted: Jun 23, 2015 - 11:07am

Google eavesdropping tool installed on computers without permission
Privacy advocates claim always-listening component was involuntarily activated within Chromium, potentially exposing private conversations

Privacy campaigners and open source developers are up in arms over the secret installing of Google software which is capable of listening in on conversations held in front of a computer.

First spotted by open source developers, the Chromium browser – the open source basis for Google’s Chrome – began remotely installing audio-snooping code that was capable of listening to users.

It was designed to support Chrome’s new “OK, Google” hotword detection – which makes the computer respond when you talk to it – but was installed, and, some users have claimed, it is activated on computers without their permission.

“Without consent, Google’s code had downloaded a black box of code that – according to itself – had turned on the microphone and was actively listening to your room,” said Rick Falkvinge, the Pirate party founder, in a blog post. “Which means that your computer had been stealth configured to send what was being said in your room to somebody else, to a private company in another country, without your consent or knowledge, an audio transmission triggered by … an unknown and unverifiable set of conditions.”

The feature is installed by default as part of Google’s Chrome browser. But open source advocates are up in arms about it also being installed with the open source variant Chromium, because the listening code is considered to be “black box”, not part of the open source audit process.

“We don’t know and can’t know what this black box does,” said Falkvinge.

Opt-in or opt-out

Google responded to complaints via its developer boards. It said: “While we do download the hotword module on startup, we do not activate it unless you opt in to hotwording.”

However, reports from developers indicate otherwise.

After having identified Chromium as the culprit, developer Ofer Zelig said in a blog post: “While I was working I thought ‘I’m noticing that an LED goes on and off, on the corner of my eyesight’. And after a few times when it just seemed weird, I sat to watch for it and saw it happening. Every few seconds or so.”

Google also blamed the Linux distribution Debian for downloading the non-open source component with Chromium automatically, rather than Google Chrome.

“The key here is that Chromium is not a Google product. We do not directly distribute it, or make any guarantees with respect to compliance with various open source policies,” Google developer mgiuca said.

Falkvinge countered Google’s explanations saying: “The default install will still wiretap your room without your consent, unless you opt out, and more importantly, know that you need to opt out, which is nowhere a reasonable requirement.” He says a hardware switch to disable the microphone and camera built into most computers is needed.

Voice search functions have become an accepted feature of modern smartphones, but their movement into the home through the smart TV, and now browser, have caused concerns over the possibility of being listened to within the home.

While most services require a user to opt in, privacy advocates have questioned whether their use, which requires sending voice recordings over the internet to company servers for processing, risks unintentionally exposing private conversations held within the home.


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Posted: Apr 12, 2015 - 8:56pm

Julian Assange - Google Is Not What It Seems
In this extract from his new book When Google Met Wikileaks, WikiLeaks' publisher Julian Assange describes the special relationship between Google, Hillary Clinton and the State Department — and what that means for the future of the internet.
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Posted: Apr 3, 2015 - 12:21pm

 Proclivities wrote:

The guy from Arctic Monkeys?  I heard he stole Lily's travelers checks when she was visiting Greenland.

 
STOP .   my head is spinning.
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