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Moving on from SMS.

There are many alternative applications for text messaging. And yet, SMS is still the standard for text messages in Google's Android operating system. However, a new standard of text communication is being developed by the search engine giant and may appear on your device within a few months.    SMS to RCS The "Messages" application from Google, [...]

By | 2018-04-24T17:45:49+00:00 April 24th, 2018|IT news and stories|Comments Off on Moving on from SMS.

Hackers use advertising algorithms to better tailor phishing sites

Hackers have a new trick up their sleeve, given the cacophony of data spewed out by users and collected by innumerable analytics agencies, malware is becoming able to track packets in this data, thus morphing into a more sophisticated and believable form of malware more capable of exploiting end users.   If you are trying [...]

By | 2018-03-22T14:20:11+00:00 March 22nd, 2018|IT Security, Software News|Comments Off on Hackers use advertising algorithms to better tailor phishing sites

A 2.4 million phone botnet that is still active today.

In the fall of 2016, a source announced the appearance of a new type of malware, Android Trojan DressCode,  a hidden malware which without the users knowledge, used the infected devices in a botnet.  The hacker who wrote it kidnapped confidential information even from secured networks by distributing it in applications for phones that anyone [...]

By | 2018-01-29T12:02:40+00:00 January 29th, 2018|IT Security, Software News|Comments Off on A 2.4 million phone botnet that is still active today.

Tacotron 2

Specialists from the search engine giant Google have published an article in which they stated that they have "created a speech generator capable of speaking indistinguishable from a living person." The development is called Tacotron 2 and has the ability to convert text to speech and sound as lifelike as humanly possible. The program is [...]

By | 2017-12-28T10:48:06+00:00 December 28th, 2017|IT news and stories, Software News|Comments Off on Tacotron 2

Google to open new AI Center in Beijing.

Google has announced that it will be  opening an artificial intelligence research center in Beijing. Rumors about the move have been in circulation for quite some time and now. At last, there has been official confirmation. Google executives are confident that this will  make it easier  to actively develop this technology, and also to recruit talented Chinese [...]

By | 2017-12-13T11:40:24+00:00 December 13th, 2017|IT News, IT news and stories|Comments Off on Google to open new AI Center in Beijing.

Google to add new security features to their web browser, Chrome

Google will add three new security features to Chrome, which will block hidden redirects to sites that are carried out without the knowledge and consent of the user.  The first of the three features will appear in the update of Chrome 64, scheduled for release in late January 2018.With the release of the version of [...]

By | 2017-11-10T18:25:47+00:00 November 10th, 2017|IT News, Software News|Comments Off on Google to add new security features to their web browser, Chrome

Google Lens: Google Search in the Mobile Era.

On average, Google processes over 40,000 searches per second, (3.5 Billion per day) the most on the internet. Whether it's looking up a new recipe or trying to figure out the best way to get to the Grand Canyon, we as humans Google things a lot. However, in 2016 mobile internet usage surpassed desktop and laptop [...]

By | 2017-11-01T11:31:02+00:00 October 25th, 2017|IT news and stories|Comments Off on Google Lens: Google Search in the Mobile Era.

Deepmind: Controlling AI

As we get closer and closer to artificial intelligence (AI) becoming a reality, many debates have begun to pop up all over the place. Some say that the benefit will bring us a new better world, while the other side argues that a Skynet dystopia is inevitable. No matter what side of the debate you [...]

By | 2017-10-27T14:03:18+00:00 October 23rd, 2017|IT News|Comments Off on Deepmind: Controlling AI

Google Pixel 2: What’s inside?

My favorite time of year has arrived. Autumn, the trees have turned, the air is cooler, and a nice jacket makes everything better. This is how many people view this wonderful time of year.  Well, for me this is the time when new phones hit the market and we get to see what they are [...]

By | 2017-11-01T11:28:11+00:00 October 19th, 2017|Cell Phones, Software News|Comments Off on Google Pixel 2: What’s inside?