Monthly Archives: August 2019

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Ex-Uber engineer accused of stealing Google’s self-driving car secrets

Former Google engineer indicted for stealing trade secrets, giving to Uber The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) on Tuesday filed a criminal indictment against an ex-Google and Uber engineer for stealing self-driving technology from Google before joining its rival, Uber Technologies Inc. The accused, Anthony Scott Levandowski, a 39-year-old engineer and former […]

Committed to a safer Google Play for Families

Posted by Kanika Sachdeva, Product Manager, Google Play In May, we launched new Families policies to provide additional protections for children and families on Google Play. As part of this policy change, we’re requiring all developers to provide information on their app’s target audience and content via the Google Play […]

Humanoid Robots Teach At This School, Can They Be Trusted?

This Bengaluru school has robots as teachers and teachers as mentors A humanoid robot teaching in a Bengaluru school in India could perhaps be the first in the country to be a teacher assistant. Meet Eagle 2.0, a humanoid robot, who was introduced as an assistant teacher in Indus International School in […]

Expanding bug bounties on Google Play

Posted by Adam Bacchus, Sebastian Porst, and Patrick Mutchler — Android Security & Privacy We’re constantly looking for ways to further improve the security and privacy of our products, and the ecosystems they support. At Google, we understand the strength of open platforms and ecosystems, and that the best ideas don’t always […]

Expanding bug bounties on Google Play

Posted by Adam Bacchus, Sebastian Porst, and Patrick Mutchler — Android Security & Privacy We’re constantly looking for ways to further improve the security and privacy of our products, and the ecosystems they support. At Google, we understand the strength of open platforms and ecosystems, and that the best ideas don’t always […]

Malware found in CamScanner app, remove it from your phone now!

Beware! Malicious Code Found In CamScanner Android App With More Than 100 Million Downloads Security researchers from antivirus company, Kaspersky Lab recently discovered a malware in an Android app that is capable of downloading malicious files on infected devices. The affected app is called CamScanner, which has more than 100 […]

India Develops World’s First Iron-Ion Battery

World’s First-Ever Iron-Ion Battery Developed By Indian Researchers Researchers at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras have officially developed the world’s first iron-ion battery, which could be a possible low-cost replacement to the existing mainstream lithium-ion battery. “The major limitations of lithium-ion batteries are the unavailability of lithium in […]