Category: Tech Updates

EU GDPR Rollout: Complaints Against Google, Facebook Under New Privacy Law

A group that campaigns for data protection rights in Europe says it’s filed legal complaints against Google, Facebook, Instagram, and WhatsApp over the way they obtain users’ consent under new EU privacy rules – General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Starting Friday, companies that collect or process the personal information of EU residents must comply with new rules that protect the privacy of […]

Apple Patent Hints at Plans to Let Siri Give Smart Responses to Unanswered Calls

An Apple patent application has surfaced that shows the company is exploring ways to make declining a call on an iPhone a more “pleasant experience” in the future. According to the patent published by the US Patent and Trademark Office, the tech giant is reportedly working to make its digital assistant Siri to help provide the caller with a reason on […]

Uber Disabled Emergency Braking in Self-Driving Car That Killed Pedestrian: NTSB

‘ Uber had disabled an emergency braking system in a self-driving vehicle that struck and killed a woman in Arizona in March even though the car had identified the need to apply the brakes, the National Transportation Safety Board said in a preliminary report released on Thursday. The report into the first fatal crash caused by a self-driving […]

Microsoft SMS Organizer App Can Deliver CBSE Results, Even When Offline

Microsoft Garage team’s SMS Organizer app, made only for Indian Android users, essentially caters to an audience that likes to keep their SMS inbox de-cluttered. The app uses machine learning to pick out messages and classify them based on priority. It also comes with some nifty featureslike the option to delete OTP messages, promotional messages, and […]

Google Lens Real-Time Detection, Smart Text Selection Features Rolling Out

Google at I/O 2018 had showcased its latest innovations and efforts in artificial intelligence, augmented reality, and more. The search giant also detailed a major update to Google Lens, which is an image recognition tool that can provide contextual suggestions for objects that you scan with the camera. Google had announced the most significant update to Google Lens that besides getting […]

Gboard Spell Checker Not Working as It Should, Users Report

While Google is working hard to bring a smarter keyboard option, it has been discovered the spell checker feature on Gboard isn’t working fine for many users. Several affected users have complained about the issues with Gboard’s text correction functionality on Google product forums and Reddit. However, the search giant hasn’t responded to any of the complaints reported. All […]