Google says it’s going after Dutch audio data leaker

Google has finally responded to the report from the Belgian broadcaster VRT NWS which showed that they were making audio data from Google Assistant available to contractors and sub-contractors. Worse, the audio recordings weren’t always triggered by a Hey Google or OK Google phrase. As expected, the tech giant has …

Des humains écoutent les commandes vocales Google Assistant

  Plus tôt cette semaine, un rapport de VRT NWS révélait que des employés de Google « écoutaient systématiquement » les fichiers audio enregistrés par les haut-parleurs intelligents Google Home et l’application Google Assistant pour smartphone. L’article explique en détail comment les employés écoutaient des extraits d’enregistrements qui sont capturés …

Google allegedly lets contractors listen to Google Assistant recordings

If you think you’re safe from prying ears since you didn’t say any trigger word for your Google Assistant, time and time again we’re seeing evidence that these tech giants are not very mindful of our privacy and maybe even our security. A new investigative report from a Belgian broadcaster …

Maison connectée : Google dépasse Amazon en Europe

Google a réussi à devancer Amazon sur le marché européen de la maison connectée.  IDC rapporte ainsi qu’au premier trimestre, la firme de Mountain View a écoulé 3,57 millions d’appareils, devant Samsung (2,85 M) et Amazon (2,81 M). Sur les 21,3 millions de produits smart home vendus au cours des trois premiers mois …

Pocketnow Daily: What Jony Ive Leaving Apple Means… (video)

Google Home Mini returns to Black Friday pricing at $25 shipped (Reg. $49) Deals. B&H currently has Google Home Minis for $25 shipped, BestBuy, Google and Walmart also have this discount. The Home Mini regularly goes for $49. Sony Xperia 1 pre-orders open June 28th, include $350 XM3 headphones The …

Amazon’s Echo Show 5 could kneecap the Google Nest Hub

While Google was focusing on incorporating Nest into the mothership, Amazon was busy designing its next salvo in the smart display battle. The all-new Echo Show 5, which will ship in June, features a 5.5-inch display, an onboard high-definition camera, and—of course—speakers. But the biggest deal is the price: $89.99—$39 …

Google Nest rebrand brings the Nest Hub Max as first product

Google and Nest have been working together for a while now. The search giant acquired Nest years ago. The Nest group has worked separately but integrates with Google in many ways. Nest products have the Google Assistant built-in. The two were last mentioned to be working on a new smart …

Google I/O 2019 : smartphones Pixel 3A, Android Q, Stadia, et autres annonces

  La grande conférence Google I/O s’ouvre à partir d’aujourd’hui et jusqu’au 9 mai. Quelles grandes annonces le géant du Web fera-t-il à cette occasion ? Android Q doit suivre encore quelques étapes avant un lancement. Les Pixel 3A et 3A XL sont prêts pour un lancement. Ces annonces sont …

Google Assistant can now tell you a story and read along with you

National Tell A Story Day is a campaign to get parents reading with their kids (and another excuse for bookworms to get more reading done) and Google is, of course, jumping on this “holiday” with treats to help you celebrate. As with the last few years, they have been working …

Google brings free, ad-supported YouTube Music for Google Home speakers

What’s the best way to get people to sign up for a subscription to your music streaming service? Well, some of the biggest names in the market today believe it is offering something for free. That’s what Spotify has been doing and that’s also what Amazon is reportedly working on. …