Tag: Google

Hackers offered $1K to expose bugs on Google Play apps

Tech companies have always sought the aid of “white hackers” to expose vulnerabilities within their systems.
Google is the latest high-profile company to do so, offering $1,000 (roughly P51,000) to anyone who can identify security breaches in participating Google Play apps.
In collaboration with bug bounty platform HackerOne, the Google Play Security Reward Program will compensate hackers who can find bugs in 13 Google Play apps including Tinder, Duolingo, Dropbox, Snapchat and Headspace.

Google Lens 101

Google Lens was one of the major announcements of the Google I/O 2017 keynote, this is an important part of Google’s Pixel 2 phone. For a company with a long history in visual search, Lens is the latest step in an ongoing journey around computer vision. This can be traced back to Google Image Search years ago, which is a close relative to the AI powering Google Photos’ object and scene recognition.