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According to the VRT NWS report, 153 of the 1,000 audio files it listened to “were conversations that should never have been recorded and during which the command 'OK Google' was clearly not given.”

Google Home is sending your private recordings to Google workers

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According to the VRT NWS report, 153 of the 1,000 audio files it listened to “were conversations that should never have been recorded and during which the command 'OK Google' was clearly not given.”[...]
It’s barely a week ago that Lenovo released its Google-powered smart display as the first gadget to run Android Things OS, today another Google-powered smart display joins the market. The JBL Link View is currently open for pre-order, with shipments slated September 3, 2018, according to TechCrunch. Unlike Lenovo’s options for two screen sizes: 8-inch and 10-inch screen display variants, the $249.95 JBL Link View is only available with 8-inch high-definition touch screen and coming with slightly a different design. But the devices ar...
Google Inc. demonstrated Smart Displays technology at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show in January. Today the first smart display integrated with Google Assistant, Lenovo Smart Display goes on sale. Lenovo is marketing two variants of the device, 8-inch screen priced at $199 and 10-inch display worth $249. At the same time, Lenovo Smart Display is also the first gadget to run on Android Things, Google’s newest Android-based operating system developed specifically for ‘Internet of Things’ appliances. In that case, this device is e...
Google is warming up to unveil its latest software upgrades and hardware technology during Google I/O 2018. The event will begin on May 8, 2018, at the Shoreline Amphitheatre in Mountain View, California. Most of our expectations from the Google I/O event 2017 were not cut short, with Google introducing Android TV, smart reply, its partnership with Lenovo and HTC to enhance Daydream VR standalone headset, and lots more. What are we expecting from the 2018 Google's annual developer conference? Google has been teasing the event with so...
LG Electronics is waiting to take credit of raising TV technology standard when they introduce the company’s 2018 OLED TVs embedded with Google Assistant. The launching, which is set to take place in few days at CES 2018, will promote the company’s vision in becoming a Human-Centered AI Company they had proposed when the electronic giants launched ThinQ technology for AI initiatives in December 2017. The awaiting feature in LG’s 2018 TVs powered by Artificial Intelligence technology (ThinQ) permits the execution of multiple voice requ...
Voice assistants are the most appealing piece of technology these days. This is because one can literally command the device with the help of this technology. It is appealing to finally have an object which listens to you and does as you say. You don’t even need to touch the device. Just wake up the voice assistant and it will do the job for you. This is the major reason behind the growing popularity of this technology. Google decided to enhance this technology and make things smoother for its users. Through this advancement, one can ...
If you own an iPhone, you probably talk more to Siri than to your own family. This feature has made things really convenient for the iPhone user as it has solutions for almost every problem. Even if Siri doesn’t have an answer for your query, it will browse the internet to get you a solution. Looking at its popularity, other such virtual assistants also came up in the market such as Cortana and Google Assistant. Despite such competitors, Siri has its own individualistic appeal. Google Assistant is the virtual assistant available in ga...
For LG, gone are the days of plastic body, funky looks, thick bezels, removable battery and heavy designs. LG has accommodated uber-impressive features in its flagship console LG G6. The LG G series has got to the company a very good profit and this time with G6, LG is trying harder. With Waterproof and dustproof resistance, Dolby vision Support, Google Assistant, slim bezels, and non-removable battery, the G6 is robust enough to battle against Samsung Galaxy S8 and One Plus 3T. Waterproof The G6 is the first dust and water resist...
The mobile messing app Google Allo is the gift that keeps on giving. Tess Townsend on Recode recently discovered that Allo can reveal your Google search history to the people you message. The privacy goof up appears to be a glitch. Townsend noticed the problem in a conversation with a friend while she was testing the app. The Google AI-powered chat app, includes Google Assistant, the latest version of its virtual assistant software. For example, you can ask Assistant to search for a nail salon in a certain area, while you’re talking...
Over the past ten years, the Google I/O has become the “Superbowl” event for major platform developers, engineers and executives. People fly in from all around the world looking forward to all the goodness Google has to offer. The giveaways, the updates, and the intense competition with Samsung, Apple and Amazon – you know it, Google does it best! This Google I/O is going to be different in many ways, and the best ones revolve around spin-offs. To get an overall overview let’s walk through expected software updates and improvem...