Google adds DRM to Android APKs to verify the authenticity of apps from Google Play

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/06/24/google-play-app-metadata-verification/ DRM is something that’s usually associated with streaming music and video, but there’s no reason that it can’t be put to other uses. Proving this, Google has started using … Read more

Google Account revamped — increased transparency and new security and privacy options

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/06/21/google-account-revamp/ Google has unveiled a new look for users’ accounts, making information clearer, improving transparency and adding new options. To make it easy to find information, Google has added a … Read more

Google doubles down on Chrome extension security by blocking inline installations

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/06/12/google-blocks-inline-chrome-extension-installation/ At the moment there are a couple of ways to install Chrome extensions — either via the Chrome Web Store as Google would prefer, or via an inline installation … Read more

Google says it will continue to work with the military on AI, but won’t get involved in weapons or spying

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/06/08/google-ai-principles/ Google has published new guidelines describing its principles for the development of artificial intelligence. The document — entitled “Artificial Intelligence at Google: Our Principles” — the company sets out … Read more