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Un élève mauricien chez Google

Un jeune Mauricien chez Google : non, ce n’est pas le titre d’un nouveau film, ni l’embauche de l’un de nos compatriotes chez le géant américain d’internet. Kifah Sheik Meeran a eu l’opportunité de visiter le siège de Google à San Francisco aux États-Unis. Il y est arrivé le lundi 25 juin et il y a séjourné une semaine.

03 Jul 2018, business.mega.mu

Google removes ‘view image’ button from search results to make pics harder to steal

Google is making a change to image search today that sounds small but will have a big impact: it’s removing the “view image” button that appeared when you clicked on a picture, which allowed you to open the image alone.

16 Feb 2018, business.mega.mu

Google’s secret OS that may someday replace Android was just caught on video

Google will not truly acknowledge its third operating system just yet, since it’s far from being a finished OS. But when Fuchsia is done, it’ll probably kill Android and Chrome OS, offering users a consistent computing experience across devices.

19 Jan 2018, business.mega.mu

Alexa, Google Assistant want to be everywhere in 2018

These voice assistants want to be on the go with you, plugging into smart glasses, smart earbuds and even smart toilets.

17 Jan 2018, business.mega.mu

Google Can Now Tell You Which Works of Art You Look Like

If you’ve seen a lot of people suddenly sharing uncannily similar artistic doppelgängers of themselves recently, Google’s facial recognition abilities and massive database of art are to blame.

16 Jan 2018, business.mega.mu

Google 'drops everything' to fix burger emoji

Google CEO Sundar Pichai has tasked employees returning to work on Monday morning with one key objective: fix the burger emoji.

30 Oct 2017, business.mega.mu

So, when will your device actually get Android Oreo?

Google officially just took the wraps off of Android Oreo, but there are still some questions left to be answered — most notably, precisely when each device will be getting the latest version of the mobile operating system. Due to Android’s openness and a variety of different factors on the manufacturing side, it’s not an easy question to answer, but we’ll break it down best we can.

22 Aug 2017, business.mega.mu

Google launches its AI-powered jobs search engine

Looking for a new job is getting easier. Google today launched a new jobs search feature right on its search result pages that lets you search for jobs across virtually all of the major online job boards like LinkedIn, Monster, WayUp, DirectEmployers, CareerBuilder and Facebook and others. Google will also include job listings its finds on a company’s homepage.

20 Jun 2017, business.mega.mu

Google plans to clean up the web with Chrome ad blocker next year

Google will introduce an ad blocker to Chrome early next year and is telling publishers to get ready.

02 Jun 2017, business.mega.mu

Google Just Killed What Might Be The Biggest Android Ad Fraud Ever

Google has thrown more than 40 apps out of its Play store after it emerged they were quietly forcing Android users to click on ads. As the apps been downloaded as many as 36 million times, security researchers said it appeared to be the biggest ever case of ad fraud perpetrated via Google Play and probably the most successful malware in terms of installs from the official store.

29 May 2017, business.mega.mu

Google AI beats Chinese master in ancient game of Go

A Google artificial intelligence program defeated a Chinese grand master at the ancient board game Go on Tuesday, a major feather in the cap for the firm's AI ambitions as it looks to woo Beijing to gain re-entry into the country.

23 May 2017, business.mega.mu

The 10 Biggest Announcements from Google I/O 2017

Google just concluded its I/O 2017 keynote, where executives led by CEO Sundar Pichai laid out the company’s future roadmap for Android, Google Assistant, Google Home, virtual reality, and much more.

18 May 2017, business.mega.mu

Google's chat app Allo can now create emoji based on your face

Google's messaging app Allo — one of the several confusingly similar communication apps Google has launched in the past year or so — has a new trick: It can create a Bitmoji-like, cartoon version of yourself.

16 May 2017, business.mega.mu

Android users can now read websites even when there isn't a connection available -- here's how

Google rolled out a new feature for Android users on Monday that allows them to save entire Websites in Chrome for reading later.

09 May 2017, business.mega.mu

Google: Microsoft's Windows Security Could Be Hacked With One Unopened Email

As bad flaws go, this one was particularly nasty. Google found a flaw in a security tool used in all modern Windows systems, known as the Microsoft Malware Protection Engine, that allowed total remote control over a vulnerable PC by just sending an email.

09 May 2017, business.mega.mu

Google adds phishing protection to Gmail on Android

Following the widespread phishing scam that affected Google Docs and Gmail users this week, Google says it’s now rolling out a new security feature in its Gmail application on Android that will help warn users about suspicious links.

04 May 2017, business.mega.mu

Google now has a Raspberry Pi-like computer for Android

Want to run Android, but don't want to buy a smartphone, tablet or Android TV device? Then this may be the answer to your prayers: Google has teamed up with Huawei to deliver the HiKey 960, a Raspberry Pi style computer board that runs Android.

28 Apr 2017, business.mega.mu

Google said to be planning a built-in ad blocker for Chrome

Google is planning to add an ad blocker to Chrome, its web browser, and to possibly turn it on by default for all users. That seems counterintuitive for a company that makes the majority of its revenue (read: all the monies) from advertising, but it could actually be a way to beat blockers by becoming one itself, per a new Wall Street Journal report that first reported the news.

20 Apr 2017, business.mega.mu

Google Earth for Chrome & Android gets upgraded with guided tours, more discovery features

As reported earlier this month, Google today has unveiled its new vision for Google Earth, the software that combines satellite imagery, topographic maps and 3D cities, to help you better visualize the planet.

19 Apr 2017, business.mega.mu

Burger King ‘O.K. Google’ Ad Doesn’t Seem O.K. With Google

Google appeared to stymie a marketing stunt on Wednesday by Burger King, which had introduced a television ad intended to prompt voice-activated Google devices to describe its burgers.

13 Apr 2017, business.mega.mu

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