Are you one of the two million people who uses emoji every hour

  Gretchen McCulloch, a Canadian linguist, making sense of  the ways we communicate online “ how internet is making us  more nuanced and inventive writers”,  in her latest book she writes “ because of internet, through a revolutionary period in linguistic history, where writing quickly, within character limits and deploying ever-changing internet slang, is enriching…

Sundar Pichai urges regulators not to rush into AI crackdown

Google’s CEO, has warned politicians against a thoughtless regulation of artificial Intelligence arguing that existing rules may still be sufficient to govern the new technology. Sundar Pichai want “ smart regulation”  that balanced innovation with protecting citizens, while many regulators are more interested in tackling Google over antitrust than AI, as Google is keen to…

Google reveals -Apple’s privacy  reputation has been knocked by iPhone hack

Apple’s reputation is dented by the discovery that iPhone owner’s were exposed to more than a dozen software vulnerablities  for the last two years. Hackers were able capture iPhone owner’s text messages, photos and device locations on hundreds of thousands of devices until security researchers at Apple’s smartphone rival Google revealed it of the sustained…

“Wake-up Moment” as YouTube drops Paywall for shows

YouTube is abandoning its plan to lure more paying subscribers and stepping back from the Netflix-led ware on streaming. Google-owned platform is reverting back its original programming free to watch on its website. YouTube is focusing on its ad-supported model, rather than chasing content providers such as Amazon and Netflix as Apple and Disney are…

Alphabet ovetakes Apple and becomes king of cash pile

Alphabet, Google’s parent company has become the King of the corporate cash pile after beating Apple the iPhone maker who had this title for the last decade, but reduced its financial reserves by $60bn in the past 18 months. Apple’s holding of cash and marketable securities, net of debt, has dropped to $102bn, down from…

Alphabet posts £7.27bn profit for the June quarter

Google’s parent firm Alphabet has posted a revenue of $39bn representing a year-over-year rise of about 19 per cent with a profit of over  £7.27bn ($9bn)  for the June quarter. It also announced shares repurchase of around $25 billion  worth of stocks. Following the announcements the technology giant’s stock shot up nearly 9 per cent…

Google launches Stadia -Cloud gaming service

Google is launching its Stadia cloud gaming service at the Game Developers Conference in San Francisco today. Sundar Pichai says he plays FIFA 19 qutie a hit introduced the Stadia service during a special keynote at GDC this morning describing it as a platform for everyone. Stadia will stream games from the cloud to the…

Online censorship of the web

China’s Great Firewall once a glorified porn filter has evolved into the most sophisticated system of online censorship in the world In China you can erase and delete all your Twitter posts after publishing a data analysis of government officials, plagiarised academic work. Over the past year, Beijing’s censors have for the first time tried…