Google’s new app lets you test experimental AI systems like LaMDA – TechCrunch

– Advertisement – Google today launched AI Test Kitchen, an Android app that allows users to try out experimental AI-powered systems from the company’s labs before they make their way into production. Beginning today, folks interested can complete a sign-up form as AI Test Kitchen begins to roll out gradually to small groups in the … Read more

Google Play Games for PC is now available to all players in five countries – TechCrunch

– Advertisement – Google announced today that Google Play Games for PC, a program that lets users play Android games on Windows, is now available to all users under an open beta in South Korea, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Thailand and Australia. The company introduced a limited test earlier this year with interested players getting to … Read more

Android 13 arrives, apps plan for midterms, Amazon copies TikTok – TechCrunch

– Advertisement – Welcome back to This Week in Apps, the weekly TechCrunch series that recaps the latest in mobile OS news, mobile applications and the overall app economy. Global app spending reached $65 billion in the first half of 2022, up only slightly from the $64.4 billion during the same period in 2021, as … Read more

Netflix adds ‘Heads Up!’ to its games roster with decks based on its hit shows, including ‘Stranger Things’ – TechCrunch

– Advertisement – Netflix is expanding its roster of games with the addition of “Netflix Heads Up!,” an exclusive version of the popular mobile game, the company announced today. Heads Up! is a twist on charades where players have to guess the words on another player’s forehead before the one-minute timer runs out. The game … Read more

Google fined $40M+ for misleading location-tracking settings on Android – TechCrunch

– Advertisement – Google has been sanctioned A$60 million (around $40M+) in Australia over Android settings it had applied, dating back around five years, which were found — in a 2021 court ruling — to have mislead consumers about its location data collection. Australia’s Competition & Consumer Commission (ACCC) instigated proceedings against Google and its … Read more

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