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Google Stadia: Here are all the games coming to Google’s gaming service

Months after first launching its gaming service – Google Stadia – on stage Game Developers Conference (GDC) 2019 in San Francisco, Google on June 6 finally unveiled key details about the service. At the time of the launch, Google had announced that Stadia, the gaming service that would be powered by the company’s data centres, would be available in select ... Read More »

Google Earth Timelapse Comes to Mobile With Improvements

The year was 2013 when Google released a timelapse visualisation of the Earth for the very first time. The update to it came in the year of 2016, bringing a better visualisation built on an interactive experience allowing people to explore changes to the Earth’s surface. Fast forward to the present day, and Google has brought a new update by ... Read More »

Google Stadia can replace gaming hardware but several concerns remain

Game Developers Conference (GDC) 2019 gave hardware manufacturers a lot to think about with the advent of cloud-based gaming. Services like Google Stadia and Microsoft xCloud aren’t far from their final phase of development. And, the concept of cloud gaming has gone from future to near-future, with Google’s Stadia set for release later this year. At GDC 2019, Google showcased ... Read More »

Apple Wants to Conquer Gaming With Arcade, And it Already Has a Big Advantage Over Google Stadia

Apple has long been exhorted to give mobile gaming its due importance. It has, in many ways done that over time—the chips that power the iPhone and the iPads are more powerful than anything else you will find in the mobile ecosystem, the Apple TV streamer as a gaming platform and the curations on the App Store by the editors, ... Read More »

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Back in the summer Google Maps started moving the Explore tab from the sandwich menu to a separate tab on the home screen of the app, providing suggestions for spots, based on its internal rating system. Now the platform gets more personalized with an entirely new tab, called For You, making its way right next to Explore and Commute. The ... Read More »

Amazon, Google and Samsung top list of tech R&D spending

According to data gathered by PwC, covering the fiscal year ending on June 30 2018, Amazon, Alphabet, Samsung and Intel are all in the top five in terms of research and development spending. Amazon topped the list for the second year in a row with $22.6B spent on R&D and Google’s Alphabet parent company was second with $16.2B. Samsung retained ... Read More »

Google Home Hub smart display, Pixel Stand wireless charger, new Chromecast get official too

Its phones and the new tablet weren’t everything Google had prepared for its big hardware event today. Three more previously leaked devices made their official debut. Meet the Google Home Hub, the new Chromecast, and the Pixel Stand. Google Home Hub The Home Hub is a $149 (or £139) smart display that is on pre-order now. It will be available on October 22 in the ... Read More »

Amazon, Apple, Google to Testify Before US Senate on Data Privacy on September 26

Six major Web companies and Internet-service providers, including AT&T, Twitter, and Alphabet’s Google, will detail their consumer data privacy practices to a US Senate panel on Sept. 26, according to a congressional statement on Wednesday. The Senate hearing will give the six technology-related companies, which also include Amazon.com, Apple, and Charter Communications, “an opportunity to explain their approaches to privacy,” said US Senator John Thune, the Republican ... Read More »

Google Slammed for Producing Titan Security Key in China

Google on Thursday began selling a new piece of hardware called the Titan security key, which is designed to add another layer of protection for online security. But the company has faced some criticism for producing the key in China through a partnership with manufacturer Feitian, according to a report from CNBC. The product is labeled as being “Produced in China,” meaning, like many consumer electronics, ... Read More »

Google says Duplex AI will explicitly tell callee they’re talking to a bot

Google’s demo of its Duplex technology looked straight out of a sci-fi movie and the crowd at this year’s I/O conference couldn’t control its excitement. It did look fascinating, but as the dust settled and excitement levels came down, other voices started getting louder. Voices that criticized the feature, saying it mimics human voice and effectively deceives the person who’s on the ... Read More »