How to find your Android phone if lost

Most of us start making calls although it doesn’t make any sense if vibration mode too is off. Here is a better way to find your android device if it is lost somewhere around.

You can use Google’s official Android Device Manager to locate your phone, here are the simple steps:

What Google has to say on the Android bug

The vulnerability, discovered by security company Check Point, is said to give hackers access to user's personal information by remotely rooting the smartphones. According to the company, the security bug affects devices with Qualcomm chips, which are installed into devices during the manufacturing process.

The flaw includes four vulnerabilities, any of which can be used by hackers to take control of a smartphone. Now, Google has reportedly given its stance on the matter claiming that the threat is not as serious as it has been projected.

After Google And Twitter, Facebook rolls out goodies for the Rio Olympics

The social networking giant has hence launched a slew of similar features as well. Users on the social networking giant will be able to show their support for their favorite teams while also getting all the news they could want from a personalized section on the feed.

Android will alert you when a new device logs-in your Google account

Google has already been offering email notification for newly added devices, but since people usually ignore emails, the tech giant will now send a push notification to your device screen, giving you a chance to change your password immediately before an intruder gets in.

lthough it's a little change, the company believes people pay four times more attention on push notifications on their devices compared to email notification.

Google enhances its security by enabling HSTS encryption for

The same will be done by enabling HSTS encryption across various products preventing users from being redirected to unsafe links wrapped in the secure shell of HTTPS protocol.

Google is quite resolute to make the web safer you. A new update is making strides to enable HSTS (HTTP Strict Transport Security) encryption on its primary domain.


Google hit by fresh European Union anti-trust charges

It also accused Google of stopping websites from showing adverts from the search engine's competitors.

And it strengthened an existing charge that Google favours its own comparison shopping services in search results.

EU Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager said Google had no right to limit its rivals.

She said: "Google has come up with many innovative products that have made a difference to our lives. But that doesn't give Google the right to deny other companies the chance to compete and innovate."

Google is making every website on the web viewable in VR

To allow the web users to browse every nook and corner of the web in VR, Google has played a key role in defining the WebVR standards that allow the creation of VR-enabled websites to serve VR content directly to headsets like Oculus and HTC Vive.

If we look at the present scenario, one needs to put on the VR headset and take it off as one explores non-WebVR and WebVR sites.

Zuckerberg is spending millions to make Africans a Programming Expert

Andela provides necessary training and pairs them with top technology companies like Microsoft, Facebook, and Google. Recently, Andela managed to secure Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan as its lead investors.

Mark Zuckerberg made headlines when he announced that he’ll be spending his 99 percent of Facebook shares on good causes like curing diseases, education, and connecting the world.

Brexit: 'Surge' in searches on Irish passports, says Google

The overwhelming majority of the searches came from Northern Ireland.

The search giant also reported more searches for "what happens if we leave the EU" around midnight on 23 June and for other phrases like "British independence day" and "Norway EU" .

One expert cautioned that the data does not reveal actual volumes of searches.

On the financial implications, Google Trends said it had recorded the highest-ever search interest in sterling.

Twitter, Facebook and Google 'aided Paris attacks'

Reynaldo Gonzalez is accusing Google, Facebook and Twitter of providing "material support" to extremists.

He alleges they "knowingly permitted" the so-called Islamic State group - referred to as "ISIS" in his legal action - to recruit, raise money and spread "extremist propaganda".

The companies said they had policies against extremist material.

Mr Gonzalez's daughter Nohemi was among the 130 people killed when extremists attacked Paris' Bataclan concert hall, bars, restaurants and the national football stadium in nearby Saint-Denis.