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According to the firm, the platform has its own data tracking system, builds its intelligence and profiling, and is not Google-driven or reliant on any other search engine. "The platform employs an open architecture and fully exposed APIs to ensure it is extendible.

Insta360 launches in SA

17 Aug 2017 Hardware
By Lauren Kate Rawlins

To use the products, users need to download the Insta360 app from the Google Play Store or Apple App Store..
Daily Stormer has been accessible only intermittently the past few days after domain providers GoDaddy and Google Domains, a unit of Alphabet, said they would not serve the Web site..
Apple, Facebook, Google and others call on the US Supreme Court to make it harder for government to access cellphone data..

The Metaverse is coming

16 Aug 2017 Columnists
By Lee Naik

The Internet didn't really exist in public consciousness until the advent of easy-to-use search engines like Yahoo and Google. These companies didn't invest in the "Internet"; they invested in a part of it.
Google now supports voice typing in over 100 languages..
Google has ramped up efforts to combat the social media efforts of Islamic militant groups..
So, yes, initiatives like The Green Grid and applications like (a Google-powered search engine that either saves electricity or is powered using renewable energy – location dependent) are a step in the right direction. However, I fear that unless humans undergo a fundamental and intrinsic shift in priorities, the journey down the path to destruction is going to be filled to overflowing with data, cloud computing, digital goodies, the newest and best phones/laptops/devices, with almost no real quality of life.
"We had considered using Google Drive for the storage of our documents, but there was too much information scattered on various people's individual computer systems, as well as a large number of hard copy documents. Using the PPO tool will allow us to upload, categorise and store all project related documents in a central repository that can be accessed by the entire project management team from anywhere.
The arrival of the former leaders of Vimeo – one of the biggest online video rivals to Google's YouTube and Facebook – raises the prospect SoundCloud may evolve beyond audio streaming in a more music video-oriented direction..
Alphabet's Google called off a company-wide meeting yesterday, scheduled to discuss the controversy over a memo opposing diversity policies..
This allows customers to enhance their Progress OpenEdge applications using an extended library of UI components and data connectivity..
Media and broadcast professionals should not miss the Business Transformation conference session entitled ‘Broadcast is about to be transformed', with speakers from Google, Freeview Australia, DMC and DTG discussing the myriad disruptions currently facing broadcast on all fronts. With IP-only delivery, on demand consumption, and personalised user experiences, what can broadcasters do today to make the most of these transformations?.
Google says it cannot talk about individual employee cases..
The app is available on both the Apple iOS and Google Play stores..
Google executives rushed to denounce an engineer's memo that ascribed gender inequality in the tech industry to biological differences..

BlackBerry KEYone lands in SA

4 Aug 2017 Business
By Lauren Kate Rawlins

The KEYone will feature the BlackBerry Hub unified messaging inbox, as well as the group of Google-powered apps, preloaded on the smartphone..
The city's site is still inaccessible to Google Chrome users..
Management and control is provided by the cloud or an on-premises based Xirrus Management System (XMS), enabling complete visibility and control for all devices and applications from a single console. Secure access for an unlimited number of users/devices is delivered by the EasyPass SaaS solution.

Facebook to make hardware play

3 Aug 2017 Hardware
By Lauren Kate Rawlins

Other reports claim it is also developing a simpler, smaller speaker that will have no visual input and be controlled by voice, similar to other players in the home speaker market, such as Amazon's Echo, Google Home and Apple's HomePod..

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