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Google shuts off Chrome Sync API for third-party browsers on Android, citing a security vulnerability

Google shuts off Chrome Sync API for third-party browsers on Android, citing a security vulnerability

If you aren't familiar, Chrome has two versions: the open-source Chromium project, and Google's proprietary Chrome builds with added functionality (like a built-in Flash player). Numerous browsers on
Most Snapchat Discover Ads Are Either Interactive or Direct Response

Most Snapchat Discover Ads Are Either Interactive or Direct Response

As Snapchat plugs away at proving that its vertical video ads work with data and machine-learning targeting, marketers are increasingly testing longer video and direct-response campaigns on the
Report: Microsoft prepping a locked-down version of Windows, with RT-like restrictions

Report: Microsoft prepping a locked-down version of Windows, with RT-like restrictions

Windows Cloud is less about a cloud-based operating system, and more about Microsoft challenging Google in the education and enterprise markets, where the locked-down nature of Chromebooks makes them
Tim Sweeney is positively steam-ed about Microsoft’s Windows Cloud operating system

Tim Sweeney is positively steam-ed about Microsoft’s Windows Cloud operating system

Microsoft's newest operating system isn't even out of the gate, but Tim Sweeney has Thoughts about it. As you may have guessed from his previous comments, he's not much of a fan. The post Tim Sweeney
Google Cloud Video Intelligence API can search for objects within videos

Google Cloud Video Intelligence API can search for objects within videos

Google has detailed new ways it is using artificial intelligence to improve enterprise products, and the most exciting among those details is its new Video Intelligence API. With this new technology,
Twitter Goes After Facebook and YouTube With Streaming Video Move

Twitter Goes After Facebook and YouTube With Streaming Video Move

Report says Twitter plans to open up its API to allow streaming any time.
Twitter Goes After Facebook and YouTube With Streaming Video Move

Twitter Goes After Facebook and YouTube With Streaming Video Move

Report says Twitter plans to open up its API to allow streaming any time.
Star Citizen will use Vulkan, not DirectX 12, DX11 to be phased out

Star Citizen will use Vulkan, not DirectX 12, DX11 to be phased out

Cloud Imperium Games has announced it will move from DirectX 12 to Vulkan to simplify the API implementation across Linux and various versions of Windows. The post Star Citizen will use Vulkan, not
Google makes Cloud Speech API generally available to devs

Google makes Cloud Speech API generally available to devs

Google has made its Cloud Speech API generally available to developers following its successful open beta last year. This Automatic Speech Recognition service is built upon the same foundation that
Google VS Root: Why SafetyNet is now standard for developers

Google VS Root: Why SafetyNet is now standard for developers

Blocking apps from being used on rooted smartphones is about to become standard practice. As we found out this morning, Google’s latest update to the Google Play Console, as updated during Google IO

Lineage OS team responds to SafetyNet API

Google will do everything in its power to make your Android mobile device more safe, private, and secure. We can’t enumerate all the ways the tech giant has done but know that the company is always
Release notes for Play Services v11 have been posted with a new API for smooth SMS verification and several significant additions and deprecations

Release notes for Play Services v11 have been posted with a new API for smooth SMS verification and several significant additions and deprecations

Now that Google is through with its biggest developer conference of the year, it's time to deliver a few updates and fulfill some of the promises made during the event. Some of that is happening
What open APIs will mean for the future of mobile payments

What open APIs will mean for the future of mobile payments

It’s safe to say by this point that the launch of the Pay platforms, like Apple Pay, Samsung Pay and so on, haven’t exactly set the world alight. Usage numbers remain difficult to come by, always a

Android O’s APIs are final in Developer Preview 3, app developers get ready

Google just released yesterday Android O Developer Preview 3, and this one arrives with all Android O APIs in their final version. This means a couple of things, not the least that Android O is

reCAPTCHA gets an Android API, helping make the internet a safer place one security code at a time

reCAPTCHA was launched by Google around 10 years to keep users safe in visiting websites, safe from spam and abuse. We’ve seen how this technology has been used and it has evolved quite a bit. Now,
Amazon’s Alexa Can Now Control Your Home Cameras
Amazon’s Alexa Can Now Control Your Home Cameras
Text emoji to San Francisco’s MOMA, and it will reply with art

Text emoji to San Francisco’s MOMA, and it will reply with art

Text 'send me' followed by a keyword or emoji to 572-51 to receive art. The post Text emoji to San Francisco’s MOMA, and it will reply with art appeared first on The Daily Dot.
Bluetooth battery level indicators could be coming to Android soon

Bluetooth battery level indicators could be coming to Android soon

Over the years, one of the most annoying feature omissions in stock Android is a battery indicator for connected Bluetooth devices. There is a public standard for reporting battery life from
Bluetooth battery level indicators could be coming to stock Android soon

Bluetooth battery level indicators could be coming to stock Android soon

Over the years, one of the most annoying feature omissions in stock Android is a battery indicator for connected Bluetooth devices. There is a public standard for reporting battery life from