In a blog post recently DuckDuckGo has alerted the users of Google Chrome about the new tracking method of Chrome. They mentioned that many users have unknowingly entered into Google’s new tracking method. This method is known as Federated Learning of Cohorts (FLoC). As per the blog, FLoC creates groups of users based on their interests and demographics. These are obtained from the search history of the users. By this, the company can aim for unwanted, creepy advertising as well as content without third-party cookies.Read More
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India’s biggest search engine Google has very recently decided to make a new addition to its Chrome Browser. This is feature will render audio playing in real-time. This new feature will be known as ‘Live Captions’. This is present on Pixel and Galaxy smartphones for some time now. But the company has now decided to make it available to the Chrome browser on the desktop. Read More
Google Chrome will soon be running an experiment that will automatically attempt to connect to the HTTPS versions of website URLs that you enter in the address bar instead of the insecure HTTP version. Read More
Google is planning to launch its Pixel 5 smartphone, a new Chromecast, and a new smart speaker at a special event scheduled for September 30th. The company has started inviting members of the media to the said event, promising the launch of new hardware. The invite says, “We invite you to learn all about our new Chromecast, our latest smart speaker, and our new Pixel phones.” Read More
Last year, Google expressed the desire to make all App icons in Chrome OS use a circular design. This year, it seems like Chrome OS 86 will help Google fulfill that desire.
Before anyone had even heard of the Pixelbook Go, we came across evidence that suggested Chrome OS was planning to introduce a handful of new Apps on its shelf as default. In addition, it was mentioned that Chrome OS App icons would soon become circular, instead of the otherwise mixture of shapes available currently. Read More
A pandemic struck world has made video conferences a daily part of most of our lives. To make it easier for workers, Google has announced a new feature for Meet. Google Meet will now work with Chromecast devices to be cast on to your TVs. You can learn how to Chromecast from iPhone to stay mobile during online meetings instead of using a desktop or laptop. Read More
Chrome v86 will only show the domain in the address bar in hopes of solving the problem of URLs being manipulated to look like a legitimate website.
Since URLs are the chief way of determining the authenticity of a site, people are easily fooled into perceiving a domain as authentic by including the legitimate domain as part of a very long address that just gets brushed over. Read More
Google announced a fresh update in the Chrome browser that will allow users to automatically enter saved passwords and credit card details into forms more comfortably and securely. The browser will now utilize biometric authentication technology to autofill credit card details without having to ask for the three-digit CVC each time. However, it will still ask you to provide CVC for the first time a card is used. Read More
Google will offer the most advanced tools to equip users with added information about the ads that they see, continuing with its attempts to become more transparent and expand privacy choices. Adding to its pre-existing feature of ‘Why this ad?’ the company is launching a new tool named ‘About this ad’, which will show users the verified name of the sponsor. Read More