Google asks users to help redesign Home app experience, says report

Tech giant Google is inviting Nest product owners to join the testing phase for a new design of its Home app, an online listing reveals, suggesting that users may soon see a revamped experience on the service. As spotted by a Reddit user, the company is “recruiting for a group of highly engaged testers that … Read more

Explained: Why is there a divide between social media companies over a self regulatory body?

There is a widening divide among internet companies on setting up a self-regulatory body – to address complaints by social media users – as an alternative to the Centre’s Grievance Appellate Committee (GAC). Snap and Google have learned to have opposed an industry proposal to create such a body. They have flagged concerns over the … Read more

Self-regulation: Divide among Big Tech firms on the way forward

There is a growing divide among internet companies on setting up a self-regulatory body — to address complaints by social media users — as an alternative to the Center’s Grievance Appellate Committee (GAC). Snap and Google oppose an industry proposal to create such a body. They have flagged concerns over the potential inability to legally … Read more

Google fined $40 million for misleading users on Android location tracking

The Federal Court in Australia on Friday ordered Google to pay over $40 million in penalties for making misleading representations to consumers about the collection and use of their personal location data on Android phones. According to Australia’s Competition & Consumer Commission (ACCC), the data was collected between January 2017 and December 2018. The Court … Read more

Google will use an artificial intelligence model to show more accurate results in “snippets”

The opinions expressed by the collaborators Entrepreneur son personales. The mission of all search engines – starting with Google – is to help the user find what they want. For this reason, the indisputable leader of the market has made continuous modifications and improvements to its platform since its appearance in 1998. NurPhoto Getty Images … Read more

FTC looks to hammer out rules to rein in tech companies’ data collection

WASHINGTON — Whether it’s the fitness tracker on your wrist, the “smart” home appliances in your house or the latest kids’ fad going viral in online videos, they all produce a trove of personal data for big tech companies. How that data is being used and protected has led to growing public concern and officials’ … Read more

It’s a Trap! Watch Out for These 5 Advertising Mistakes

Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. With most shopping happening on the Internet, online advertising has become crucial to any successful business. Google Ads can generate immense traffic to your product — if done correctly. Whether you’re just getting familiar with your Google Ads account or have a history with Google Ads campaigns, … Read more

Word Coach o cómo mejorar tu inglés gracias al traductor de Google | Lifestyle

Google es una verdadera caja de sorpresas y ofrece muchas herramientas que se desconocen (muchas veces pasa esto por la gran candidad de ellas que ofrece). Un ejemplo de lo que decimos es Word Coach que tiene como objetivo que aprendas vocabulario en diferentes idiomas. Te contamos cómo utilizarla. Este es un desarrollo que funciona … Read more

Google’s CEO Is Asking Employees 3 Simple Questions to Boost Productivity

Productivity tends to wane as the summer months drag on, leaving many companies to look for ways to combat the slump and keep morale (and output) high. Bloomberg | Getty Images Google’s CEO Sundar Pichai is implementing a new strategy that he hopes will not only bolster productivity among the company’s employees but also foster … Read more

Kitchener startup entrepreneur builds polling platform

WATERLOO REGION — Using social media platforms to reach people, Jay Shah’s latest startup is tracking public opinion on local issues. “Why? The one-word answer is ‘impact,’” said Shah. “I believe this is an avenue to have positive impacts on people.” He calls his new startup Waterloo Region Polling. Shah is well known in local … Read more