Monthly Archives: May 2017

Why Apple is failing to upend Google in the battle for mobile map dominance

Google has spent decades indexing the internet so that it can make billions of dollars advertising against our desire to find things online. Since 2005, Google has also aggressively "indexed" our physical world, effectively taking our offline world and bringing it online. Despite the enormity of the stakes, Google has been left largely alone to…
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Android Pay expands to Canada

Android Pay launched in Canada on Wednesday, with support for a number of major banks at launch, and additional banks to be added soon. The Android Pay debut in Canada was teased at Google’s I/O developer conference keynote earlier this month, and reported as imminent last week by MobileSyrup.The launch today includes support for Visa…
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Google looks to machine learning to boost security in Gmail

On Wednesday, Google announced a host of new, machine-learning enabled tools to help keep Gmail data more secure. In a blog post by Andy Wen, senior product manager for Counter Abuse Technology, the search giant unveiled its new offerings, including early phishing detection, click-time warnings for fraudulent links, and "unintended external reply warnings and built-in…
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