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Stealing Chrome cookies without a password
Through use of remote debugging and running headless chrome, it is possible to salvage all the user's cookies. Some other insights into prevention, through channel-bound cookies, a feature that is being removed on chrome, also provided
cookies  security  debugging  google  hacking  privacy  chrome  infosec 
december 2018 by hthief
Google AI Blog: Night Sight: Seeing in the Dark on Pixel Phones
Night Sight is a new feature of the Pixel Camera app that lets you take sharp, clean photographs in very low light, even in light so dim you can't see much with your own eyes. It works on the main and selfie cameras of all three generations of Pixel phones, and does not require a tripod or flash. In this article we'll talk about why taking pictures in low light is challenging, and we'll discuss the computational photography and machine learning techniques, much of it built on top of ...
google  photography  computation  machine-learning 
december 2018 by hthief
Making it easier to discover datasets
In today's world, scientists in many disciplines and a growing number of journalists live and breathe data. There are many thousands of data repositories on the web, providing access to millions of datasets; and local and national governments around the world publish their data as well. To enable easy access to this data, we launched Dataset Search, so that scientists, data journalists, data geeks, or anyone else can find the data required for their work and their stories, or simply ...
data  dataset  google  research  tools-helpers 
december 2018 by hthief
Company Tried to Patent My Work After a Job Interview — Patent Pandas
Openly sharing your work brings more attention to it, which is good, right?
The answer, for me though, is often “it’s complicated.” This is what
happened when I went to visit a giant tech company, in hopes for
collaboration, but later found that they tried to patent some of my
research instead!
google  patent 
december 2018 by hthief
Google Container – Get this Extension for 🦊 Firefox (en-US)
Google Container works by isolating your Google identity into a separate container that makes it harder for Google to track your visits to other websites with third-party cookies.
google  privacy  security 
november 2018 by hthief
Study: Google is the biggest beneficiary of the GDPR
some findings: "while the number of trackers asking for access to their data is decreasing, a tiny few (including Google) are getting even more of their data. This is not least due to the fact that many consent management tools use manipulative UX design (so-called dark patterns) to nudge users towards particular choices and actions that may be against their own interests. "
Gdpr  google  corporate-consolidation  ux/ui  dark-patterns 
october 2018 by hthief

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