Reports say that 3 in 4 apps in India are malicious. Based on Trend Micro’s data, this distinction stands, showing that 13% of apps found in Play Store are found to be malicious while Google Play only registered 0.16% malicious apps. The mobile malware will reach the 20 million mark by 2016.
On Monday, the Government issued a circular asking all the departments not to use the google translator tool. The Government has also asked that the concerned person needs to be careful while translating and the content should be certified before one publishes it on the Government site.
‘Launchpad Accelerator’ will provide mentorship for mobile startups, along with training, support, and up to $50,000 in equity-free funding. Google will fly the hand-picked startups to Mountain View for a two-week bootcamp where they will meet mentors from both inside and outside Google.
CEO Sundar Pichai revealed that in 2016 India will have more Android users than the US—Google’s home market. In order to tap this expanding market, Google has decided to tweak their products for their Indian users and also plans to hire more employees in Bangalore & Hyderabad.
The users can search the location, download and save the location for offline access. Only when online, one can access full version of maps and check traffic.The updated feature is available only for Android while the iOS version will be launched soon. Google plans to bring more offline features.
The app which will be built into Google Maps, makes it easier for Delhi residents to get around on public transport even with poor connection.Once downloaded, the app makes the direction and time table information for Delhi Metro and buses available offline. It is currently available for Android users.
Google unveiled that the service can be extended to six different people in a family for $14.99. These plans will roll-out later this year. The service is available in 58 countries, excluding India on Android and iOS. It also allows music streaming from web browsers, Chromecast, Android TV.
The Nexus 5X is priced at $379 and the Nexus 6P is priced at $499. Both phones will run the Marshmallow update with a USB Type-C port. The 6P has a 12.3 MP camera with 4K video recording, 5.7-inch AMOLED display. Nexus 5X made by LG has a 5.2-inch display with a 2700 mAh battery and 64-bit processor
Google plans to expand its ‘Pixel’ brand of tablets with a new Pixel C, reports androidpolice. The new tablet, codenamed Ryucould have a 10.2 inch screen with 308ppi with a detachable Keyboard, Lightbar on the back, comes with a USB Type-C charger and will run on Android Marshmallow.
Google is rolling out a new tool named ‘Customer Match’ which allows advertisers to use a list of email addresses to target specific users across its services.Users to be targeted if he uses Google email to purchase goods or service through a retailer. Individual emails are anonymized, says Google.
France’s data regulator, Commission Nationale de l’Informatique et des Libertés (CNIL) had earlier ordered Google to implement Right To Be Forgotten site-wide. The ruling was appealed against by Google and CNIL might fine Google with €300,000, if ban not implemented site-wide.
The Udacity Android Nanodegree program program takes an average of 6-9 months and costs Rs. 9,800 per month with Udacity refunding 50 percent of the tuition upon completion. Google will also host a career summit for 30 of the top graduates from the Android Nanodegree program in Bangalore by Dec 2015.