Here’s why Google gave up the flagship race with the Pixel 5

Considering how long it takes to develop a smartphone from the ground up, the specs of the Pixel 4a 5G and Pixel 5 would’ve been set in stone long before the current pandemic. So while Covid may have forced Google to ship its new phones in smaller numbers, it will have had no impact on […]

Reliance Jio deal: These are questions that Google may face

Mumbai | New Delhi: The Competition Commission of India (CCI) is set to ask Google whether the US Internet giant’s purchase of a 7.73% stake in Jio Platforms would entail any sharing of data in a way that could stymie competition, especially in the handset industry, said people familiar with the matter, including lawyers and […]

Google announces the Chromecast with Google TV, available now for just $50

First off, the hardware. As it’s a Chromecast, we already knew what to expect. There’s a small dongle that connects to your device, and Google will be shipping the first Chromecast remote alongside this. It’s a small thing that comes with a D-pad and dedicated buttons for Assistant, YouTube, and Netflix. As is typical of […]

Pixel 5 event: Everything Google announced, from Pixels to Nest Audio to Chromecast with Google TV

New Google TV UI Perhaps the most significant announcement for this new device is the fact that it comes enabled with an all-new Google TV entertainment experience. Important new user interface features include a For You tab with personalized recommendations based on your previous viewing habits, a Watchlist to let you save items for later, […]

Oracle’s IP war against Google finally going to trial: What’s at stake

Sun’s patent application, filed in April 1998, explains that the invention overcomes some problems related to Java virtual machines’ reliance on the “class file format,” which imposed burdens on developers of Java programs. “Although the class file format is a robust file format, it is unable to instruct the virtual machine to statically initialize an […]

Google’s Nest Audio is now available in the US, Canada, and India

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AC Podcast 494: Google Pixel 5; Nest Audio; Chromecast

It was Google’s time to shine as they officially unveiled Pixel 5, Nest Audio, and Chromecast with Google TV. Daniel Bader, Hayato Huseman, Art Wagoner, and Joe Maring convene for a discussion about these new gadgets as we roll full stream ahead into Techtober.

Face masks don’t restrict oxygen or contribute to carbon dioxide buildup: study

The small study included 15 military veterans with severe COPD, each with lung function under 50%, and 15 healthy participants. All participants wore masks for 30 minutes and were told to walk for six minutes while wearing the surgical masks. Researchers then gave each participant a blood test and discovered there were no differences in […]

Cloud computing: Want your tech project to succeed? Then think about the people first

Rather than having to work on a legacy case-management application, Parkinson’s UK advisors now have access to a console that provides a broad picture of all the enquiries that are coming in. Staff can track and trace these enquiries and consider where additional support resources might be required. The charity is using Chatter to add […]

Digital literacy training available to 65,000 microfinance clients in Vietnam

The Vietnamese Government is prioritising the nation’s digital transformation to ensure inclusive development in the era of Industry 4.0. On June 3, the Prime Minister approved the National Digital Transformation Programme until 2025, with a vision toward 2030, with the aim of concurrently developing a digital Government, economy and society while also creating technology businesses […]