Google: users’ personal videos sent to strangers due to a technical problem

Google apologized after a bug was discovered that resulted in some users’ personal videos being accidentally shared with others. This problem affected Google Takeout, which allows Google Photos users to export the content of their accounts for four days, between November 21 and November 25, 2019. Google has said that those who used it may have received Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

Can Big Data Predict Epidemics?

Big Data today is presented as the magic solution to all modern problems. The term is now heard very often both in the Media and in daily discussions. But there are very few who know exactly what this is about. In essence and in general we are dealing with “Big Data”, data that have such a huge volume that it is Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

Reuters: Chinese “rival awe” on Google Play comes in!

Chinese Xiaomi, Huawei Technologies, Oppo and Vivo are joining forces to create a platform where developers outside China will be able to upload apps to all their app stores at the same time, in a move that analysts say is meant to challenge Google Play’s dominance, as reported by Reuters. The four companies put the finishing “touches” on Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

Google wants to change our relationship with smartphones

It’s not too long since there was talk of a technological gap: Not everyone had access to new technologies, so some had more opportunities and rights, while others (Third World residents, poor people) were in the dark. Today, this debate seems outdated. In the Third World, they may very often not have access to water, Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

How mobile phones share our sensitive data

You use an app on your mobile phone, you make an appointment, order a product, make a reservation. All these simple daily actions of any unsuspecting citizen can lead to the creation of a digital file, which includes his/her consumer habits, the areas he/she moves, religious beliefs, political and social views, state of health, sexual preferences! Exaggerations? Don’t Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

‎Kaspersky warns users in view of winter discounts

Kaspersky Researchers detected a Trojan application that deceizes users with unsolicited advertisements and enhances the installation of applications for online purchases;‎‎ by tricking both users and advertisers. This ‎‎malicious app ‎‎”visits”‎‎ smartphone app stores, ‎‎”Downloads”‎‎ and launches applications and leaves false reviews on behalf of the user‎‎, all ‎‎unbeknownst to the device owner‎‎ . ‎ Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

‎Google: New artificial intelligence system detects lung diseases‎

A ‎‎new artificial intelligence system of Google Health‎‎ -subsidiary of Google in the field ‎‎of “smart”‎‎ health- ‎‎can study X-rays of lungs and draw conclusions as reliable as those of experienced radiologists.‎‎ ‎‎Google’s deep learning system,‎‎ according to its creators, can be a valuable assistant to physicians in the future.‎ The ‎‎researchers‎‎ -who published the Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

How often you should clear the browser history

‎”Protection of personal data”‎‎, a phrase we see on TV all the time, we read it in the newspapers, we hear it on the radios and it is mentioned in every second line in the newsfeed of social media. ‎ However, we usually do nothing about it. A typical example is this: The browsing history Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

‎Google: Simultaneous damage to two cables the cause for yesterday’s problems‎

Simultaneous cutting of two fiber optic cables in distant areas between them‎‎ -something very unusual- was the ‎‎reason that users of Google services (Gmail, Drive etc.) experienced a problem of online access‎‎ for a short time on Thursday (19/12/2019) in ‎‎several Eastern European and Mediterranean countries (Greece, Turkey, Bulgaria, Romania, Iran, etc.), as made known Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

‎Google brings the new era of AR‎

A fascinating augmented reality, which leaves nothing out of the way, not even the slightest detail, and -most of all- is reliable. This is the key issue, and the latest news coming from ARCore, Google’s platform responsible for creating AR (Augmented Reality) experiences, says that with the introduction of the new Google “Depth API” (e.n.: Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …