Published: Sat, May 12, 2018
Tech | By Amelia Peters

Google plans to make slow security patches a thing of the past

Google plans to make slow security patches a thing of the past

A new feature in the Map will provide a new For You tab to the users that shows them new businesses in their area as well as restaurants that are trending around them.

Now you'll see an array of static app cards. Whenever it recognizes a photo of one of your Google contacts, it can suggest sharing the photo with that person.

There was also an announcement about Google's cloud-based photo service Google Photos. The changes are coming in the next few months. "Now this will really lead to a massive increase in the number of devices and users receiving regular security patches", Google's head of Android platform security David Kleidermacher said while announcing the news at Google I/O 2018, XDS Developers reported. But it also wants to play up the social benefits of AI and how it's being used to improve health care, preserve the environment and make scientific discoveries. Don't forget to let us know in the comments if you can test out this new Assistant voices.

Pichai didn't emphasize the privacy and data security concerns that have put companies like Facebook, Twitter and Google in the crosshairs of regulators.

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"We understand and value the discussion around Google Duplex, as we have said from the beginning, transparency in the technology is important", a Google spokesperson was quoted as saying. "Our core mission is to make information more useful, accessible and beneficial to all of society". These features allow Chrome OS to feel just as natural as a traditional laptop or in newer touch-centric tablet form factors.

ANDROID P: The version of Google's Android phone software will infuse basic functions with AI smarts. So expect these smartphones (and other supported gadgets) to receive Android P update a bit sooner than others. So, when the 10 min or 20 min set time is over, that app's icon will turn gray, and if you try to use it, the Android P won't let you do it. Google is focusing more on the visual side for the Assistant.

Yesterday, Google announced six new voices for its Assistant.

Also, the battery settings have a new animation as well as options to control what particular apps use; how much battery and will be killed, if found to use a significant amount of juice in the background.

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