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Google and Uber raised money to support US immigration services
Jan30

Google and Uber raised money to support US immigration services

Besides Google many other tech companies created funds and offer their support   It seems that the tech community took some actions after the executive order on immigration given by the President Donald Trump which is banning refugees from Syria to enter the United States. Also the order temporarily blocked travelers from seven Muslim-majority countries. And Google is one of the many tech giants who want to provide aid. According...

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Google Allo gets another chat bot called “Lucky”
Jan29

Google Allo gets another chat bot called “Lucky”

Google has added a new chat bot to its chat app, Allo. Called Lucky, the new chat bot is the second of such to be added by Google to its chat app that is gradually finding its way into the hearts of people. Lucky lets you search and share randomly selected GIFs based on any word or phrase, reports 9to5google. For those familiar with the Google search page, Lucky is somehow similar to the “I’m Feeling Lucky” search. Here is how it...

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Silicon Valley worried about Trump’s immigration policy as Google recalls staff to US
Jan29

Silicon Valley worried about Trump’s immigration policy as Google recalls staff to US

Worrying times ahead for tech giants as President Trump signs a new executive order on immigration. The new order bans immigrants from seven Islamic countries from entering the US for 90 days until the government comes up with terms by which they could be allowed in. Trump’s new order is already causing panic and attracting criticism from major tech giants in Silicon Valley who are kicking against it. On Friday, Google CEO Sundar...

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Google descends heavily on fake news; bans 200 publishers
Jan25

Google descends heavily on fake news; bans 200 publishers

Google appears to be going all out in its battle against fake news. In a blog post detailing how it dealt with fake news in 2016, Google said it banned 200 publishers and dealt with bad ads. In 2016, Google said it took down 1.7 billion ads [that’s huge] that violated its policies on ads. That figure, according to the company, more than double the number of ads banned in 2015: “In 2016, we took down 1.7 billion ads that violated our...

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Google launches new and improved Google Voice for iOS, Android and Web
Jan23

Google launches new and improved Google Voice for iOS, Android and Web

Google has given a new lease of life to Google Voice. Google Voice, last updated five years ago, has now been brought at per with other apps from the company. Google on Monday announced that the app now has separate tabs for text messages, calls and voicemails.  Conversations stay in one continuous thread, so you can easily see all your messages from each of your contacts in one place,” the company said in a blog post today. “It’s...

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Google acquires a unit from Twitter called Fabric
Jan21

Google acquires a unit from Twitter called Fabric

Twitter’s developer tool, Fabric has been acquired by Google, reports the Wall Street Journal. This could be in line with Twitter’s attempt at streamlining its business and cutting cost. “Today we enter the next chapter for Fabric and are pleased to announce that we’ve signed an agreement for Fabric to be acquired by Google and for our team to join Google’s Developer Products Group, working with the Firebase team.” Google’s Firebase...

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