Coronavirus app U-turn? Britain’s NHS pays Swiss firm to investigate Apple and Google model

The NHS’s digital innovation arm is paying Zuhlke Engineering £3.8 million to investigate the “decentralized” framework developed by Apple and Google. Europe News BEST DEAL UPDATE: SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and … Read more…

Google told to respect Europe’s privacy rules as it works on a coronavirus tracing app

Google has been pressured to closely follow Europe’s data privacy rules with the coronavirus tracing apps that it’s developing alongside Apple. Europe News BEST DEAL UPDATE: SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and … Read more…

Google told to respect Europe’s privacy rules as it works on a coronavirus tracing app

Google has been pressured to closely follow Europe’s data privacy rules with the coronavirus tracing apps that it’s developing alongside Apple. Europe News BEST DEAL UPDATE: SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and … Read more…

Apple and Google have an ambitious plan to help officials track coronavirus — here’s what needs to happen now

Digital contact tracing is not a magic bullet, and there are a lot of steps that still need to happen before digital contact tracing apps like those enabled by Google and Apple start slowing the spread of the coronavirus around … Read more…

4.14.20 Google & Apple working together on contact tracing; Grocery workers at higher risk; Car buying in Covid-19 era; Lending standards are tightening

Google & Apple are working together on a contact tracing app. This could help as we seek to remain safe as businesses reopen around the country. We will still need to up our abilities to test people for the virus. … Read more…

4.14.20 Google & Apple working together on contact tracing; Grocery workers at higher risk; Car buying in Covid-19 era; Lending standards are tightening

Google & Apple are working together on a contact tracing app. This could help as we seek to remain safe as businesses reopen around the country. We will still need to up our abilities to test people for the virus. … Read more…

Britain’s NHS working with Google, Apple on app to track coronavirus contact: Sunday Times

The technology arm of Britain’s National Health Service has been working on a mobile phone app with Alphabet Inc’s Google and iPhone maker Apple that the government hopes will help in ending the coronavirus lockdown, the Sunday Times newspaper reported. … Read more…

Britain’s NHS working with Google, Apple on app to track coronavirus contact: Sunday Times

The technology arm of Britain’s National Health Service has been working on a mobile phone app with Alphabet Inc’s Google and iPhone maker Apple that the government hopes will help in ending the coronavirus lockdown, the Sunday Times newspaper reported. … Read more…

Apple, Google debut major effort to help people track if they’ve come in contact with coronavirus

Apple and Google unveiled an ambitious new effort Friday to help combat coronavirus, introducing new tools that may soon allow owners of their popular smartphones to see if they have crossed paths with other people who have been infected with … Read more…

Google Assistant Accessibility Videos: Using the Assistant on Android smartphones with Talkback

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Google Assistant Accessibility Videos: Using the Assistant on Android smartphones with Talkback

Google SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up to 80% off of your medicine! SPECIAL DONATION REQUEST UPDATE: Please help American Consultants Rx achieve it’s biggest goal yet of donating over … Read more…

Former Uber self-driving head Levandowski agrees to plea deal over Google secrets

Engineer Anthony Levandowski, known for advancing self-driving car technology in the last decade, agreed to plead guilty on Thursday to taking sensitive documents from his former employer Google before joining rival Uber Technologies Inc. Reuters: Technology News BEST DEAL UPDATE:

Former Uber self-driving head Levandowski agrees to plea deal over Google secrets

Engineer Anthony Levandowski, known for advancing self-driving car technology in the last decade, agreed to plead guilty on Thursday to taking sensitive documents from his former employer Google before joining rival Uber Technologies Inc. Reuters: Technology News BEST DEAL UPDATE:

U.S. legislation targets online child sexual abuse; threatens encryption on Facebook, Google

A bipartisan group of U.S. senators on the powerful judiciary committee on Thursday introduced a bill aimed at curbing online distribution of child sexual abuse material that technology and civil liberties groups said was an attack on strong encryption critical … Read more…

Justice Department faults Google for turning over evidence too slowly in antitrust probe, hinting at possible legal action

The U.S. Department of Justice issued a rare, private rebuke of Google this week, faulting the tech giant for failing to turn over critical information to government officials who are investigating the search-and-advertising company for potential antitrust violations. Technology BEST … Read more…

Justice Department faults Google for turning over evidence too slowly in antitrust probe, hinting at possible legal action

The U.S. Department of Justice issued a rare, private rebuke of Google this week, faulting the tech giant for failing to turn over critical information to government officials who are investigating the search-and-advertising company for potential antitrust violations. Technology BEST … Read more…

Google faces a new investigation into whether it discriminated against a pregnant employee

Chelsey Glasson, a former user experience designer who worked at Alphabet’s Google for five years, alleged her supervisor made discriminatory remarks about pregnant women, retaliated against her with poor performance ratings and unfairly denied her a leadership position. Tech BEST … Read more…

Google faces a new investigation into whether it discriminated against a pregnant employee

Chelsey Glasson, a former user experience designer who worked at Alphabet’s Google for five years, alleged her supervisor made discriminatory remarks about pregnant women, retaliated against her with poor performance ratings and unfairly denied her a leadership position. Tech BEST … Read more…

Google Health, the company’s newest product area, has ballooned to more than 500 employees

Google and its parent company, Alphabet, are counting on new businesses as growth slows in its core digital advertising business. Health and Science U.S.HEALTHCARE UPDATE: SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save … Read more…

Justice Department Ramps Up Google Probe, With Heavy Focus on Ad Tools

In recent months, the department has been posing increasingly detailed questions—to Google’s rivals and executives inside the company itself—about how Google’s third-party advertising business interacts with publishers and advertisers. WSJ.com: US Business SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your … Read more…

Justice Department Ramps Up Google Probe, With Heavy Focus on Ad Tools

In recent months, the department has been posing increasingly detailed questions—to Google’s rivals and executives inside the company itself—about how Google’s third-party advertising business interacts with publishers and advertisers. WSJ.com: US Business SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your … Read more…

Google: Oops, we may have sent your private Google Photos videos to strangers

Well, this is awkward.  Google has recently notified Google Photos users that due to a “technical issue,” in Google Photos, some users’ private videos were “incorrectly exported to unrelated users’ archives,” 9to5Google reported Monday.  The technical glitch happened on Nov. … Read more…