Google Just Disabled Cookies for 30 Million Chrome Users. Here’s How to Tell If You’re One of Them.

Today marks the first of many upcoming moments of silence in Google’s years-long plan to kill cookies. As of this morning, the Chrome web browser disabled cookies for 1% of its users, about 30 million people. By the end of the year, cookies will be gone in Chrome forever—sort of.Read more…

Buckle Up: Driverless Cars Can’t Get Traffic Tickets In California

Last year, California gave autonomous vehicle companies Cruise and Waymo permission to operate driverless robotaxis on the streets of San Francisco. Almost immediately, the cars demonstrated they weren’t ready for the road. The taxis caused traffic jams, drove around in bizarre unpredictable patterns, and in at least…Read more…

India widens regulatory grip over tech firms

In 2023, India introduced a series of regulations and tweaked policies that borrowed from Europe’s antitrust approach and Chinese-style government surveillance, alarming executives and investors in the world’s most populous market. Additional regulations are on the horizon in 2024 as New Delhi continues a regulatory shift to more tightly govern the tech sector. Last year, […] © 2023 TechCrunch. All rights reserved. For personal use only.

Jony Ive Poaches Lead iPhone Designer to Work on OpenAI Hardware Device

Tang Tan, Apple’s lead designer for the iPhone and Apple Watch, is stepping down to join Jony Ive’s hardware firm LoveFrom, according to Bloomberg’s Mark Gurman on Wednesday. Tan is the latest Apple designer to join Ive, which is assembling an Avengers-like team with Sam Altman to create the next era of hardware…Read more…

Here’s how to generate AI images using Google on your Pixel phone

Get ready to ditch the boring filters and unleash your inner Picasso because Google just dropped a mind-blowing trick for your phone. You heard right: your Pixel can now summon AI magic and churn out stunning, one-of-a-kind images, all through a simple Google search. This guide is your passport to unlocking this hidden creative superpower. […] The post Here’s how to generate AI images using Google on your Pixel phone appeared first on PiunikaWeb.

How to track Santa – best free apps from Norad and Google with bonus games too

How to Track Santa – Best Free Apps from Norad and Google with Bonus Games Too Santa is stocking his sleigh with goodies and gadgets for his yearly gift-giving journey – and you can follow him live. It’s unlikely you’ll be able to spot Kris Kringle overhead, but you can still chart his Christmas trip through the power of technology….

Google Search Losing Battle Against Barrage of SEO Spam

Google has been under siege by search engine optimization (SEO) spammers who are abusing flaws in it search engine into rank a deluge of junk pages for hundreds of thousands of keywords, Search Engine Journal reports, in what is yet another hair-graying example of “This, in my opinion, is partly the fault of Google, who […]

Google Reportedly Replacing Staff With AI

The steady march towards AI job automation continues. According to a new report by The Information, search giant Google is looking to reassign or let go of customer sales workers whose jobs were automated by the company’s new AI tools. While it’s unclear how many humans will end up being affected, it’s a clear sign […]

Google pays $700M to settle with states

Welcome to The Hill’s Technology newsletter {beacon} Technology Technology The Big Story Google pays $700M to settle with states Google agreed to pay $700 million to settle allegations that the company engaged in anticompetitive practices in its Android app store in a suit brought by state attorneys general. © AP Photo/Richard Drew The agreement…