Google sees large drop in state-sponsored attacks on users – Security- Tempemail

Google says its strengthened anti-phishing measures are being effective, and led to a quarter fewer attacks on users by nation-state threat actors in 2019. Tony Gidwani, a security engineering manager at Google’s Threat Analysis Group, posted updated statistics that showed the online giant had detected and sent out around 40,000 Continue Reading

Android Apps in Google Play Store Capitalizing on Coronavirus Outbreak – Tempemail

Preying on public fears, the ongoing coronavirus outbreak is proving to be a goldmine of opportunity for attackers to stage a variety of malware attacks, phishing campaigns, and create scam sites and malicious tracker apps. Now in a fresh twist, third-party Android app developers too have begun to take advantage Continue Reading

What’s the best tablet for video calling grandma? | Technology

I want to get my grandma a tablet for easy video calling. She is elderly and needs to self-isolate, and she is already quite isolated after the recent death of her husband. I am not sure which tablet or which program to use. She isn’t very computer literate. This new Continue Reading

Apple, Google and others partner with Ad Council and US govt to expand coronavirus messaging- Tempemail

Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google are among the leading tech digital platforms to partner with the Ad Council and US government agencies to extend the reach and impact of Covid-19 response messaging. The platforms working with the White House, US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the Centers Continue Reading

It seems phone makers like Google, Nokia and LG don’t want Qualcomm’s expensive Snapdragon 865

The big picture: Qualcomm has chosen to bundle all sales of its high-end Snapdragon 865 system-on-a-chip with the X55 5G modem, which is reportedly pushing phone manufacturers away from the tradition of using the latest and greatest mobile platform in their new phones. Makers are instead favoring an approach that Continue Reading

Google asks users about symptoms for Carnegie Mellon coronavirus forecasting effort – Strategy – Cloud – Networking – Software- Tempemail

Alphabet Inc’s Google said on Monday that over the last three days it had surveyed some users about their health at the request of Carnegie Mellon University researchers aiming to forecast the spread of coronavirus infections. Google’s Opinion Rewards app, which exchanges responses to surveys from Google and its clients Continue Reading

Over 50 Android Apps for Kids on Google Play Store Caught in Ad Fraud Scheme – Tempemail

More than 50 Android apps on the Google Play Store—most of which were designed for kids and had racked up almost 1 million downloads between them—have been caught using a new trick to secretly click on ads without the knowledge of smartphone users. Dubbed “Tekya,” the malware in the apps Continue Reading

Google pilots new program to help indie studios self-publish on Stadia

In brief: Google is continuing its push to get more content onto its Stadia platform. It is now offering development kits and funding for projects to small studios that commit to supporting Stadia. Along with the kickbacks and equipment, the Unity team will provide technical assistance to developers in the Continue Reading

Google drops I/O dev conference completely – Cloud – Software- Tempemail

There will be no Google I/O developer and technology conference at all this year, thanks to the novel coronavirus causing a full shutdown of California, in order to contain the outbreak. “Out of concern for the health and safety of our developers, employees, and local communities — and in line Continue Reading