There are now over 100 million Google One subscribers

Google One - 100 Million Subscribers

This achievement has arrived following years of effort to get people to pay for additional storage. Google One now has over 100 million subscribers, according to company CEO Sundar Pichai, who announced the milestone for the all-in-one subscription service for additional storage for the company’s services. The premium service involves paying for storage for Gmail, Photos, and Drive users. Reaching that particular Google One milestone underscores the tech giant’s efforts to encourage its users to pay for premium upgrades to services instead of relying exclusively on its free offerings.  This…

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Samsung Galaxy Watch receives FDA authorization for sleep apnea feature

This medical monitoring feature’s approval is the first of its kind for wearable technology. Samsung Electronics recently announced that its Galaxy Watch was compatible with a new Samsung Health Monitor sleep apnea feature that has received De Novo authorization from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The wearable technology feature is meant to help detect indications of sleep apnea in a wearer. The approval given to the app that is compatible with the Galaxy Watch and phone was the first of its kind the FDA has issued. The authorization…

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AI Agents are among OpenAI’s next big developments

AI Agents - AI Developments

What will it mean when artificial intelligence is available to start performing tasks on our behalf? OpenAI is now reportedly working on the development of AI Agents, which will be capable of performing certain basic tasks on a user’s device when asked to do so. If OpenAI is successful in creating this technology, it could completely change AI. If OpenAI successfully creates AI Agents able to do things like send an email or book a vacation on behalf of a user, it will entirely change the nature of the relationship…

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Google Gemini rolls out to several regions outside United States

Google Gemini - Person looking at mobile phone with world in background

The updated artificial intelligence app is already in India, Germany and other countries. Bard has undergone a massive rebranding to Google Gemini, and after weeks of build-up to the change, the official updates started rolling out earlier this month, starting in the United States. Simultaneously, the mobile app under the same name started to be rolled out to replace Assistant. A larger Google Gemini Advanced model was also announced at the same time, available with the company’s OneAI Premium Plan for $20 per month. That said, the new artificial intelligence…

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Meta’s Zuckerberg continues to pour billions into virtual reality Multiverse

Virtual reality - Funding - VR Tech

Despite the massive expense and the lack of popularity and interest, the CEO isn’t giving up. Meta, Facebook’s parent company, has been dumping billions of dollars into the development and production of virtual reality hardware, software and experiences, even as consumers remain essentially disinterested in taking part. From 2019 through 2022, Meta poured a tremendous $36 billion into its VR-focused division. The company’s CEO Mark Zuckerberg has been highly enthusiastic about virtual reality technology and has been convinced that the world will follow. That said, even when the company’s Quest…

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