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Google Allo Can Reportedly Leak Your Web Search Results to Friends via Google Assistant

17 Mar google-allo-messaging-990x475

By Anmol Sachdeva, The Tech Portal

Google Allo debuted as a quirky and fun consumer-focused mobile messaging app at Google I/O earlier last year. It has since bagged a slew of feature and improvement updates, but the hottest feature of the app still remains its Google Assistant integration. But, the said integration could leak your personal web searches to your friends in between a conversation, reports Recode. (more…)

Google Has Confirmed Its Kaggle Acquisition

10 Mar google-new-logo-tp-featured-768x403

By Mudit Mohilay, The Tech Portal

Google has finally confirmed its Kaggle acquisition. Rumors of the same first surfaced yesterday and now, they have been substantiated as well. Google announced the acquisition at its Google Cloud Next conference this morning in San Francisco. (more…)

Google Expands the Scope of Its AI Powered Translation System to Include Three More Languages

9 Mar 49

By Mudit Mohilay, The Tech Portal

Have you read the Hitchiker’s Guide to the Galaxy? One of the most interesting objects I found in the book was the bebel fish. Stick it into your ear and you are suddenly able to understand every language. Google appears to be working on a somewhat similar mission although of course, the software giant’s solution does not involve you sticking fishes into your ear canal. (more…)

Google is Launching GPU Support for Its Cloud Platform

24 Feb 104

By Mudit Mohilay, The Tech Portal

Google has announced that it is finally making GPUs on the Google Cloud Platform available to developers. The announcement builds on another from three months earlier, that saw the company talk about offering support for high-end graphics processing units. (more…)

YouTube Starts Testing New Content Suggestions While Watching Full-Screen Videos on the App

17 Feb youtube-new-e1438708351904-600x306

By Anmol Sachdeva, The Tech Portal

YouTube is currently introducing minimal feature changes to further ease your video streaming experience. The latest YouTube app update has started to display new content suggestion thumbnails while watching videos in full-screen mode. This seems to be a server-side change, which has rolled out to a handful of Android users at the moment. (more…)

ZTE’s Axon 7 Is the Cheapest Smartphone to Support Google’s Daydream VR

10 Feb daydream-1-800x420

By Mudit Mohilay, The Tech Portal

Google’s Daydream VR headsets are pretty great. However, most people have yet to get a hands on experience of using the headsets and have to take the word of the lucky few who have actually used them. Why? Well, for reasons of its own, Google’s Daydream headsets are severely constrained in the number devices they support. (more…)

Google Has Open Sourced Chrome for iOS

2 Feb google-new-logo-tp-featured-600x315

By Mudit Mohilay, The Tech Portal

In a major push to its open source efforts, Google has announced that it is open sourcing Chrome for iOS. The open sourced Chrome will form part of Google’s Chromium open source project. (more…)

Google Powered G Suite Now Has Over 3 Million Enterprise Clients

28 Jan gmail-innovative

By Mudit Mohilay, The Tech Portal

Wow. That is one huge number. At Alphabet’s earnings call, Google CEO Sundar Pichai took to the stage to talk about the G Suite and its impact upon businesses around the world. Apparently, the service now counts over 3 million businesses as customers! (more…)

Team Indus Makes Its Way to the Final Five for Google’s LunarX Prize

27 Jan teamindus-french-tieup-1-1320x743

By Mudit Mohilay, The Tech Portal

Google’s LunarX prize, which saw the creation of several private entities — all with the aim of creating and sending a working robot to the moon, has received its final five finalists. SpaceIL, Moon Express, Synergy Moon, Team Indus and Hakuto are the five teams that shall be competing for the honor of becoming the first private entity to send a spacecraft to the moon. (more…)

Google Assistant Might Cross Pixel Boundaries to Soon Support LG Smartphones: Report

23 Jan google-assistant

By Anmol Sachdeva, The Tech Portal

Today, the only way to gain access to the super smart and quirky ‘Google Assistant’ across your smartphone is through a Pixel device. But, it is expected to change in the coming months. The Assistant is planning to extend its root beyond the exclusive Google moniker and make an appearance on other third-party devices as well. (more…)