Google is giving users less reason to ever leave its sprawling walled garden

August 14, 2017

Image: mashable composite Google used to be about transporting you around the open web and connecting you with all the weird, wonderful stuff the internet has to offer. Not anymore. If it was up to Google, you’d never need to leave its growing internet real estate. It’s a scary proposition for just about everybody but Google. Between fast-loading AMP articles from major news brands hosted in its domain, full pages…

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‘There’s a place for you in this industry’, Google’s CEO tells girls at coding event

August 12, 2017

The winning QamCare team with PichaiImage: google/supplied Google wants to show that it’s taking the issue of diversity seriously. Speaking at a coding competition, CEO Sundar Pichai addressed teams of teen girls, telling them that there “is a place for you at Google.” SEE ALSO: Yes, that controversial Google diversity rant matters. Like, really matters. “To the girls who dream of being an engineer or an entrepreneur, and who dream…

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Google could face a class action lawsuit alleging sexism and gender pay disparity

August 10, 2017

Image: VIRGINIA MAYO/AP/REX/SHUTTERSTOCK Software engineer Erica Baker ignited a firestorm inside Google two years ago when she and coworkers listed their salaries in a spreadsheet. The sampling appeared to show that there were differences potentially based on gender and ethnicity. A firestorm, again, is occurring inside Google. It’s a different scenario with software engineer James Damore, but it once again involves a shared document and sexism. Damore published a 10-page…

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How Silicon Valley is talking about the ‘Google manifesto’

August 9, 2017

Image: JUSTIN SULLIVAN/GETTY IMAGES  Twitter was buzzing this weekend over the so-called “Google Manifesto,” a 10-page document that opposed diversity initiatives and was written by a software engineer at Google. Motherboard first reported on document late Friday night. SEE ALSO: Silicon Valley’s secret app Blind opens the floodgates But if you want to hear how engineers and other members of the tech community feel about the document, you should turn…

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Google NHS deal rebuked again by DeepMind panel – BBC News

July 5, 2017

The panel also acknowledged that this first contract had differed from the standard ones the NHS signed with third-parties despite the fact that DeepMind had said its deal was “no different” from the multitude of other data-sharing deals done within the NHS. Although most of the ICO’s criticism was of the Royal Free, which controlled patient data, the panel had the following advice for DeepMind. “It would be well-advised to…

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YouTube went offline worldwide, and internet had no chill

June 17, 2017

Image: Getty Images UPDATE: June 16, 2017, 10:16 a.m. EDT YouTube is back up, and life is ALL GOOD again. Carry on! The original story follows below. The world’s largest online video platform is not loading… and ahhhh… what the heck are we gonna do? YouTube went down on Friday morning and sent the internet into a tizzy. Instead of seeing the familiar YouTube home page, users were greeted with…

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North Korean hackers blamed for worldwide WannaCry cyberattack

June 17, 2017

Image: mashable North Korean hackers are allegedly behind the widespread ransomware attack that hit the UK’s National Health Service, affecting computers and hospitals and doctors’ offices last month, according to the BBC. The hackers belong to a group known as Lazarus, who is believed to have targeted Sony Pictures in 2014 as it planned to release the movie The Interview. SEE ALSO: Step inside the secretive class that turns people…

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Tech now rules the world’s most valuable brands ranking

June 14, 2017

Image: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images It wasn’t long ago that classic American icons like Coca-Cola, McDonald’s, and Marlboro were considered the pinnacle of branding success. But over the past decade, Silicon Valley giants have rapidly edged out legacy household names in terms of brand value, according to one of the industry’s leading indexes. Whereas tech companies occupied just three of the top 10 spots in research firm Kantar Millward Brown’s BrandZ…

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Shady developers are turning Apple’s app subscriptions into giant scams

June 14, 2017

Image: lili sams/mashable Apple’s App Store has a problem. Shady developers are gaming the App Store’s policies and its search ads to get users to download apps that trick them into paying for subscriptions for scam apps. While there have long been apps from less reputable developers in the App Store, one developer called attention to just how bad the problem has become in recent months. SEE ALSO: 10 classic…

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7 creepy AF videos from the robotics company Google just sold

June 10, 2017

Run, robot! Run!Image: youtube/boston dynamics Google has released the bots. And by that, we mean Google just sold off Boston Dynamics the company that designs and engineers all those creepy-looking, terrifyingly capable robots. After putting it up for sale in 2016, Japanese tech company Softbank finally purchased Boston Dynamics along with Schaft, a company that specializes in creating bipedal robots from Google for an unknown amount. SEE ALSO: Google’s plans…

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How to Get FREE Traffic With Just A Few Clicks Of Your Mouse on Complete Autopilot Demo Video

May 15, 2017

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