New Google Internet protocol under anti-trust probe: Report

IANS-   Google is under an anti-trust probe over a new Internet Protocol that could give the tech giant an unfair competitive advantage, the media reported. The US House Judiciary Committee is investigating Google’s plans to implement DNS-over-HTTPS in Chrome, a new standard that aims to improve internet privacy and security by encryption, reports the […]

Google lab to boost AI research in India

  indica News Bureau- Google has announced the setting up of Google Research India, an artificial intelligence research team in Bangalore, Karnataka, that will focus on advancing computer science and applying AI research to solve big problems in healthcare, agriculture and education, among other areas. The company said artificial intelligence is opening up the next […]

Microsoft admits contractors listen to Skype, Cortana chats

IANS-   Microsoft has admitted that third-party contractors listen to your voice conversations on Skype and virtual assistant Cortana. The revelation came after Motherboard found contractors were listening to audio from both Skype and Cortana, including sensitive and personal conversations of Microsoft customers. “We realized, based on questions raised recently, that we could do a […]

Google top spender on lobbying in US: Report

IANS- Tech giant Google spent $21.7 million on lobbying efforts last year to influence lawmakers as the government and regulators sought great scrutiny from tech companies related to users’ privacy and unfair market practices. According to a CNBC report on Sunday, Google has been the top spender on lobbying for two consecutive years. “Amazon and […]