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Google’s top holiday gift searches

LANSING, Mich. (WILX) – Tech gadgets and electronics are some of the hottest gifts this holiday season and people are searching for literally thousands of gadgets. So how do you truly know what’s hot this year? There’s no shortage of top gift idea lists on the internet, but to get a true picture of what’s hot is by looking at what gifts people are searching for – or ‘Googling.’ Google has released a Hot Holiday 100 list of trending searches. Google says interest in over-the-ear… Source link

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NBA Foundation receives record $1M contribution from Google Pixel

On Giving Tuesday, known as “the biggest celebration of generosity” that is celebrating its 10th anniversary, Google Pixel announced that they will be contributing $1 million to the NBA Foundation. This donation is the largest for the Foundation to date from an NBA partner.  Similar to the NBA Foundation, Google Pixel has had a history of supporting Historically Black colleges and universities. The partnership between Google Pixel and the NBA dates back to 2021, when Google Pixel was… Source link

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Google’s Code-as-Policies Lets Robots Write Their Own Code

Researchers from Google’s Robotics team have open-sourced Code-as-Policies (CaP), a robot control method that uses a large language model (LLM) to generate robot-control code that achieves a user-specified goal. CaP uses a hierarchical prompting technique for code generation that outperforms previous methods on the HumanEval code-generation benchmark. The technique and experiments were described in a paper published on arXiv. CaP differs from previous attempts to use LLMs to… Source link

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Celebrating Two Years, the RISE and Google Partnership Continues to Advance Upskilling Opportunities for Women of Color

In the face of an uncertain economic recovery for communities of color, gendered and racialized pay gaps, and tech talent shortages, RISE, powered by The Mom Project in partnership with Google unlock ways to build opportunity for underserved women in the workforce NEW YORK, Nov. 29, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — RISE, the not for profit, equity-focused upskilling arm of The Mom Project, has announced that upon reaching its two-year anniversary of its partnership with Google, more than 5200… Source link

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Lawsuit against Google over app store competition gets class-action designation

Nov 28 (Reuters) – A U.S. judge in California on Monday allowed litigation against Alphabet Inc’s (GOOGL.O) Google to proceed as a consumer class action of 21 million individuals who accuse the company of violating U.S. anti-competition laws in how it runs its Google Play app store. U.S. District Judge James Donato said in a 27-page order that the plaintiffs had established the legal elements of “commonality” and other factors to form a class action that alleges anticompetitive business… Source link

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Google Patches Heap Overflow Zero Day in Chrome

Google has released an update for Chrome on the desktop and Android that fixes a high-risk vulnerability that has been exploited in the wild. The vulnerability (CVE-2022-4135) is a heap buffer overflow in Chrome’s GPU and could allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code on a target device. This is the eighth vulnerability that has been actively exploited in Chrome that Google has patched this year. “Heap buffer overflow in GPU in Google Chrome prior to 107.0.5304.121… Source link

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U.S. FTC sues Google, iHeartMedia for alleged deceptive ads promoting Pixel 4

WASHINGTON, Nov 28 (Reuters) – The U.S. Federal Trade Commission and seven U.S. states sued Alphabet Inc’s (GOOGL.O) Google and iHeartMedia Inc (IHRT.O) on Monday over alleged deceptive ads promoting Google’s Pixel 4 smartphone in 2019 and 2020, the FTC said. “The Federal Trade Commission and seven state attorneys general sued Google LLC and iHeartMedia, Inc. today for airing nearly 29,000 deceptive endorsements by radio personalities promoting their use of and experience with Google’s… Source link

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FTC, Seven States Sue Google and iHeartMedia for Deceptive Ads Promoting the Pixel 4 Smartphone

The Federal Trade Commission and seven state attorneys general sued Google LLC and iHeartMedia, Inc. today for airing nearly 29,000 deceptive endorsements by radio personalities promoting their use of and experience with Google’s Pixel 4 phone in 2019 and 2020. Today’s proposed FTC orders and the state judgments settling the allegations bar Google and iHeartMedia from similar misrepresentations, and the state judgments also require them to pay $9.4 million in penalties. “Google and… Source link

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FTC, States Sue Google and iHeartMedia for Deceptive Ads Promoting the Pixel 4 Smartphone

The Federal Trade Commission and state attorneys general announced lawsuits against Google LLC and iHeartMedia, Inc. for airing nearly 29,000 deceptive endorsements by radio personalities promoting their use of and experience with Google’s Pixel 4 phone in 2019 and 2020. The proposed FTC orders and the state judgments settling the allegations bar Google and iHeartMedia from similar misrepresentations, and the state judgments also require them to pay $9.4 million in penalties. “Google… Source link

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