Tag: Sundar Pichai

China Bans The Intercept and Other News Sites in “Censorship Black Friday”

China Bans The Intercept and Other News Sites in “Censorship Black Friday”

iSpeech Ryan Gallagher | The Intercept | Source URL The Chinese government appears to have launched a major new internet crackdown, blocking the country’s citizens from accessing The Intercept’s website and those of at least seven other Western news organizations. On Friday, people in China began reporting that they could […]

Google Shut Out Privacy and Security Teams From Secret China Project

Google Shut Out Privacy and Security Teams From Secret China Project

iSpeech.org Ryan Gallagher | The Intercept | Source URL The secrecy surrounding the work was unheard of at Google. It was not unusual for planned new products to be closely guarded ahead of launch. But this time was different. The objective, code-named Dragonfly, was to build a search engine for […]

Google’s ‘horrifying’ Duplex AI bot set to come to Pixel 3 phones next month

https://www.ispeech.orgMark Prigg | The Daily Mail | Source URL When Google first introduced its phone-calling digital concierge Duplex in May, some thought it sounded too human, while others worried that it would secretly record calls with people. The AI’s first demonstration at a Google Developer conference prompted a massive backlash against the […]