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Longtime Google engineer known for speaking out about sexual harassment and controversial projects is leaving

Longtime Google engineer known for speaking out about sexual harassment and controversial projects is leaving

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Google wins US approval for Project Soli miniature radar, that could herald new era of touchless tech control

Google wins US approval for Project Soli miniature radar, that could herald new era of touchless tech control

Alphabet Inc?s Google unit has won approval from US regulators to deploy a miniature radar-based motion sensing device known as Project Soli, intended to herald touchless control of technology. The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) said in an order late on Monday that it would grant Google a waiver to operate […]

Graphic ?deepfake? porn videos are being weaponised to humiliate women ? and everybody is a potential target

Graphic ?deepfake? porn videos are being weaponised to humiliate women ? and everybody is a potential target

The video showed the woman in a pink off-the-shoulder top, sitting on a bed, smiling a convincing smile. It was her face. But it had been seamlessly grafted, without her knowledge or consent, onto someone else?s body: a young porn actress, just beginning to disrobe for the start of a […]

French start-up offers ?Google of the dark web?, but not for everyone

French start-up offers ?Google of the dark web?, but not for everyone

For years, criminal websites shrouded in secrecy have thrived beyond the reach of traditional search engines, but a group of French engineers has found a way to navigate this dark web ? a tool they do not want to fall into the wrong hands. ?We insist on this ability to […]

Battered Apple poised to lead FAANGs in 2019, veteran analyst Gene Munster says

Battered Apple poised to lead FAANGs in 2019, veteran analyst Gene Munster says

Move over, Netflix: Apple will be the best performing FAANG stock in 2019, according to veteran analyst Gene Munster. Apple will be rewarded in the coming year as investors focus more on revenue and earnings growth rather than iPhone unit sales, said Loup Ventures? Munster, who has covered the company […]

Airfare soars as festive season rings in

Airfare soars as festive season rings in

MANGALURU: All modes of public transport have cashed in on the festive season and escalated their ticket fares by . Airfares, especially, have shot over three times thanks to the rising demand for tickets. A sizeable population from Bengaluru and Mumbai will travel to the erstwhile twin districts of Dakshina […]

France to slap digital tax on Google, Apple, FB, Amazon from January 1

France to slap digital tax on Google, Apple, FB, Amazon from January 1

PARIS: France will push ahead with its own tax on large internet and technology companies from January 1, finance minister Bruno Le Maire said on Monday, as the struggles to finalise a new EU-wide levy. France has been driving hard for a new so-called “Gafa tax” – named after , […]

Google to spend US$1 billion on new offices in New York

Google to spend US$1 billion on new offices in New York

Google is investing more than US$1 billion on a new campus in New York, becoming the second major technology company after Amazon to pick America?s financial capital to expand and create thousands of jobs. The 15.7 hectare (1.7 million square-foot) campus, called Google Hudson Square, will include leased properties at […]

Prof conned of Rs 50,000 in bid to get refund

Prof conned of Rs 50,000 in bid to get refund

NAVI MUMBAI: A 30-year-old lady professor at a polytechnic from Koparkhairane was cheated of nearly Rs 50,000 by a fraudster on November 26 and 27. The fraudster obtained her debit card details and transferred the sum to another bank account in after she called the customer care helpline of an […]

‘No plans‘ to launch Chinese search engine: Google

‘No plans‘ to launch Chinese search engine: Google

WASHINGTON: has “no plans” to relaunch a search engine in China though it is continuing to study the idea, chief executive told a US congressional panel on Tuesday amid increased scrutiny of big tech firms. Lawmakers and Google employees have raised concerns the company would comply with China‘s internet censorship […]