An FCC commissioner asks Apple and Google to ban TikTok from their download platforms for fear of Chinese espionage

An FCC commissioner asks Apple and Google to ban TikTok from their download platforms for fear of Chinese espionage

TikTok is one of the fastest growing social networks in the world today. Photo: WAKIL KOHSAR/Afghanistan / AFP / Getty Images FCC Commissioner Brendan Carr asked Apple and Google to ban TikTok from their platforms due to the risk of Chinese espionage posed by the application.. The app is very popular in the United States, … Read more

Google will help its workers move to states where abortion is legal

Google will help its workers move to states where abortion is legal

Google confirmed that the health insurance of its employees covers expenses related to reproductive health. Photo: NOAH BERGER/Getty Images Google is one of the latest large companies to announce benefits for its female employees, including the possibility of relocating them to states where abortion is legal, after theThe Supreme Court’s annulment of Roe v. Wade. … Read more

US lawmakers requested that Apple and Google be investigated for the tracking they carry out on their users

US lawmakers requested that Apple and Google be investigated for the tracking they carry out on their users

The companies use the private data of their users without their consent to later send them personalized advertising Photo: Leon Neal/Getty Images US lawmakers are pressuring the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to investigate Apple and Google for tracking their users through their cell phones. The senators assure that the two companies used the private information … Read more

Google agrees to pay French media for content from its search engines

Google agrees to pay French media for content from its search engines

Photo: NICOLAS ECONOMOU/NUR PHOTO/PICTURE ALLIANCE / Deutsche Welle In a statement, the French Competition Authority explained that the agreement reached with the US multinational covers the next five years, renewable for another five. “The Authority considers that the commitments proposed by Google are sufficient to put an end to the competition concerns expressed and are … Read more

They request that Google alert about search results related to fake abortion clinics

They request that Google alert about search results related to fake abortion clinics

The letter sent by the legislators proposes to alert people when a link to a fake abortion clinic appears Photo: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images A group of legislators formally asked Google to evaluate the possibility of alert your users when their search engine shows abortion centers, instead of legitimate clinics practice this type of treatment. The … Read more

3 tricks to perform more accurate searches on Google

3 tricks to perform more accurate searches on Google

Special commands allow you to more precisely define Google searches Photo: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images Google is the preferred web search engine for hundreds of millions of people who use it daily to find information on all kinds of topics. However, many of them do not use the shortcuts offered by the platform to facilitate the … Read more

Dynamic World: Google shows in real time the changes on the planet

Dynamic World: Google shows in real time the changes on the planet

Before and after: The destruction in the besieged city of Severodonetsk in eastern Ukraine is marked in red. Photo: Google/Dynamic World / copyright Ukrainian troops continue to try with all their might to maintain control over the strategically important city of Severodonetsk and push back Russian troops from other locations. In Severodonetsk, “literally every meter … Read more

The Google engineer who claims that an artificial intelligence program has become self-aware and feels

The Google engineer who claims that an artificial intelligence program has become self-aware and feels

An artificial intelligence machine that comes to life, thinks, feels and has a conversation like a person. It sounds like science fiction, but it is not for Blake Lemoine, a specialist in artificial intelligence, who assures that the system that Google has to build chatbots has “come to life” and has had talks with him … Read more

Google suspended an engineer who claims the company’s AI is sentient

Google suspended an engineer who claims the company’s AI is sentient

A Google engineer has been suspended, without pay, after he claimed a company AI program turned into a sentient being.. The worker’s comment represented a violation of the confidentiality agreements under which he was hired. The engineer, identified as Blake Lemoine, assures that he had the opportunity to talk with LaMDA (Language Model for Dialogue … Read more

Google to pay $118 million to more than 15,000 female employees for gender discrimination

Google to pay 8 million to more than 15,000 female employees for gender discrimination

Google agreed to pay $118 million to a group of women for pay discrimination. The women said in a court filing that the company paid female employees $17,794 less annually than “a similarly situated man.” Photo: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images The technology company Google Alphabet Inc. agreed to pay $118 million to settle a lawsuit filed … Read more

Google Pixel 7 prototype for sale on eBay

Google Pixel 7 prototype for sale on eBay

An alleged prototype of the new Google Pixel 7 was put up for sale on eBay allowing phone preview almost a month before it is officially presented by the company. Google had already shown, during its developer event held this month, some images of the appearance of the new team that should hit stores during … Read more

US bill would ban Apple and Google from hosting apps that accept China’s digital yuan

US bill would ban Apple and Google from hosting apps that accept China’s digital yuan

A law initiative seeks that Apple and Google do not allow applications that accept the digital yuan due to the risk of espionage. WeChat is one of the applications that accept Chinese currency. Photo: Drew Angerer/Getty Images Republican senators seek to introduce a bill that would ban US app stores, such as Apple and Google … Read more