Google Maps will let you plan 'mixed modes' of travel for complicated, multipart trips

[ad_1] Credit: CC0 Public Domain If your daily journey to work requires that you cycle to the bus stop or train station before taking an Uber to your job then planning out your route could be getting easier thanks to Google Maps. The navigation app is launching a new tool to help you plan out […]

Google faces EU anti-trust probe for jobs search tool

[ad_1] Brussels is trying to find out whether Google is giving itself an unfair advantage in jobs searches The European Commission said Wednesday it had opened an investigation into Google’s job search tool on competition grounds, having identified a conflict of interest. The move is the latest in a string of EU probes of the […]

Google to shut down its job application service in 2020

[ad_1] Google didn’t say just how successful Hire is, but perhaps the fact that it’s not closing its doors right away means it has a dedicated userbase. The service won’t be shutting down until September 1st, 2020, and the company will allow users to continue using it at no additional cost if their contract expires […]

Google to shut down its job application service in 2020

[ad_1] Google didn’t say just how successful Hire is, but perhaps the fact that it’s not closing its doors right away means it has a dedicated userbase. The service won’t be shutting down until September 1st, 2020, and the company will allow users to continue using it at no additional cost if their contract expires […]

Former Google engineer Levandowski indicted for stealing trade secrets

[ad_1] Enlarge / Anthony Levandowski, then-VP of engineering at Uber, in 2016. Levandowski co-founded self-driving truck startup Otto and then led Uber’s self-driving technology efforts before being fired in 2017. A former engineer for Google’s Waymo self-driving car division has been indicted on more than 30 criminal counts alleging he stole or tried to steal […]

Former Google engineer Levandowski indicted for stealing trade secrets

[ad_1] Enlarge / Anthony Levandowski, then-VP of engineering at Uber, in 2016. Levandowski co-founded self-driving truck startup Otto and then led Uber’s self-driving technology efforts before being fired in 2017. A former engineer for Google’s Waymo self-driving car division has been indicted on more than 30 criminal counts alleging he stole or tried to steal […]

Google Play app with 100 million downloads executed secret payloads

[ad_1] The perils of Google Play are once again on display with the discovery of an app with 100 million downloads that contained a malicious component that downloaded secret payloads onto infected Android devices. Throughout most of its life, CamScanner was a legitimate app that provided useful functions for scanning and managing documents, researchers from […]

Hey Siri, Google and Alexa—enough with the snooping

[ad_1] Credit: CC0 Public Domain Hey, Google, enough is enough already. Google was caught having contractors listening in to our conversations from its personal assistant, which sounds bad until you realize Google wasn’t alone in this. Apple and Facebook were doing the same thing. And this week, Microsoft got stung by Vice’s Motherboard, and now […]

Hey Siri, Google and Alexa—enough with the snooping

[ad_1] Credit: CC0 Public Domain Hey, Google, enough is enough already. Google was caught having contractors listening in to our conversations from its personal assistant, which sounds bad until you realize Google wasn’t alone in this. Apple and Facebook were doing the same thing. And this week, Microsoft got stung by Vice’s Motherboard, and now […]

Baidu takes second place from Google in the smart speaker market

[ad_1] An abysmal performance by Google further helped Baidu. The company shipped 4.3 million Home and Nest-branded devices in Q2 2019, down from 5.4 million during the same period last year. The drop in shipments represents a 19.8 percent year on year decline for Google. Notably, of the five main companies included in today’s report, […]