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Major change to YouTube rules: Copyright claims now require timestamp
Major change to YouTube rules: Copyright claims now require timestamp
YouTube has managed to dodge the 'copyright mafia' since the beginning, or at least since acquisition by Google, fairly well. I guess having ...... 10 Jul 2019
Tech companies are moving manufacturing out of China to avoid tariffs
Tech companies are moving manufacturing out of China to avoid tariffs
After Hon Hai Precision, better known as Foxconn, assured investors that iPhones could be assembled outside the China if needed, others are following suit. ...... 13 Jun 2019
Google reveals cloud gaming service Stadia's official details, price
Google reveals cloud gaming service Stadia's official details, price
Google has now not only officially announced Stadia, a cloud gaming platform, but also given us the appropriate information to consider getting one. ...... 08 Jun 2019
Google Stadia cloud gaming prices leak, $11.99/mo in Canada
Google Stadia cloud gaming prices leak, $11.99/mo in Canada
Google's upcoming cloud gaming platform seems pretty impressive if you trust that Google can indeed deliver quality it has promised. The ...... 06 Jun 2019
China might soon have their own blacklist after Huawei ban
China might soon have their own blacklist after Huawei ban
Huawei is one of the most influential Chinese companies around, and while it's still unclear whether the government indeed influences the company, ...... 31 May 2019 - 3 comments
Google goes ahead and blocks some of the ad blockers
Google goes ahead and blocks some of the ad blockers
Google announced in January that it will be blocking extensions from using a specific API that was commonly used to block ads. Even after a ...... 31 May 2019 - 3 comments
Google changes Search results design
Google changes Search results design
Google has made a couple of changes to its Search results pages that will deliver some additional information for the user. When you search ...... 22 May 2019
Google confirms Huawei ban, says the decision wont affect current Huawei or Honor phones - for now
Google confirms Huawei ban, says the decision wont affect current Huawei or Honor phones - for now
Google has confirmed the yesterday's news about Google revoking Huawei's Android license. Company said that the decision is based on United ...... 20 May 2019
Google blocked: Huawei phones wont be able to access Gmail, Play Store, new Android versions and more
Google blocked: Huawei phones wont be able to access Gmail, Play Store, new Android versions and more
United States has waged a war against Chinese telecom giant Huawei for some time now. But now the big guys are joining the fight. According ...... 19 May 2019 - 12 comments
Google knows where you are at almost any given moment, here's how to block it
Google knows where you are at almost any given moment, here's how to block it
Google has over a billion users around the world every month, and their reach is increasing with every Android phone sold, every search made, ...... 10 May 2019
Google's music services are not even close to catching up to Spotify and Apple
Google's music services are not even close to catching up to Spotify and Apple
Google has some massive services that reach hundreds of millions or even billions of people. Whether it is the all-encompassing search or Gmail, ...... 09 May 2019
Google announced Android Q, here's what's new
Google announced Android Q, here's what's new
Google's developer conference Google I/O started yesterday with keynote from CEO Sundar Pichai and myriad of announcements from his fellow execs. ...... 08 May 2019
Google's sister company Wing gets drone delivery approval from FAA
Google's sister company Wing gets drone delivery approval from FAA
Google's parent company Alphabet has all kinds of project, many of them formerly part of the infamous Google X, running alongside the hugely ...... 24 Apr 2019
Google and Amazon settle differences with Prime Video, YouTube, Chromecast
Google and Amazon settle differences with Prime Video, YouTube, Chromecast
A dispute broke out between Google and Amazon approximately two years ago when Amazon released the first smart display, Echo Show. The device ...... 18 Apr 2019
Android will soon offer EU users to switch to another search engine and browser
Android will soon offer EU users to switch to another search engine and browser
European Union slapped Google a 4.3 billion euro ($5bn) fine last year for breaking EU's competition laws with Android operating system. Now ...... 18 Apr 2019
Google loves killing its own products - List of killed Google products is massive
Google loves killing its own products - List of killed Google products is massive
Google has created some of the most popular online services and products of modern era, ranging from its namesake search engine to Gmail, YouTube ...... 03 Apr 2019
Google's newest antitrust fine determined: $1.69 billion
Google's newest antitrust fine determined: $1.69 billion
As expected, the European Commission has now come up with a fitting bill for Google's newest strain of antitrust violations. As reported ...... 21 Mar 2019
Microsoft 'will go big' at E3 on cloud gaming and Google Stadia
Microsoft 'will go big' at E3 on cloud gaming and Google Stadia
Microsoft, like many others, paid close attention to Google's Game Developer Conference keynote this week. Google's new cloud gaming platform ...... 21 Mar 2019
Google to hit by another EU antitrust fine
Google to hit by another EU antitrust fine
Google is about to receive a third fee for antitrust violations from the European Commission. Again Google has violated the laws by preventing ...... 17 Mar 2019 - 2 comments
Google's autonomous car business Waymo looking for investors, VW interested
Google's autonomous car business Waymo looking for investors, VW interested
Originally an autonomous vehicle project inside Google, Waymo became their own subsidiary within Alphabet, the parent company of Google, in late 2016. ...... 12 Mar 2019
Google released Duo videochat for the web
Google released Duo videochat for the web
Google's one of the more recent tries at communication apps has been released to a new platform. Duo, the video chat platform, is already available ...... 27 Feb 2019
Alphabet revenue up nearly a quarter thanks to Google ads
Alphabet revenue up nearly a quarter thanks to Google ads
Google's parent company Alphabet has been growing fast recently, even when many other technology conglomerates are having trouble keeping the pace up. ...... 05 Feb 2019
Google bypassed App Store just like Facebook
Google bypassed App Store just like Facebook
Earlier this week we reported how Apple was forced to revoke Facebook's Enterprise Development Program certificates after it was revealed that ...... 31 Jan 2019
DeepMind challenged esports professionals  won nearly all matches
DeepMind challenged esports professionals won nearly all matches
Artificial Intelligence is touted as the future liberator of people or the ultimate oppressor of humanity. Likely the reality will be, at least ...... 25 Jan 2019
Google hires long-time Apple manager to build Fuchsia OS
Google hires long-time Apple manager to build Fuchsia OS
We've known for years that Google is developing a new operating system behind the scenes. Now Google has hired new talent from no other than ...... 25 Jan 2019
Upcoming Chrome restricts ad blockers, some more than others
Upcoming Chrome restricts ad blockers, some more than others
Google is planning major changes to its web browser, Google Chrome, later this year. Some of the more important changes have to do with how ...... 24 Jan 2019
Wikimedia receives handout worth millions from Google
Wikimedia receives handout worth millions from Google
Google started the year pretty generously, at least if you ask Wikimedia. The search giant has given millions in a handout to the online encyclopedia. ...... 23 Jan 2019
EU copyright directive could strip Google search, here's what it would look like
EU copyright directive could strip Google search, here's what it would look like
Late last year European Parliament voted for a new copyright directive which would have massive implications to both EU citizens as well as ...... 18 Jan 2019 - 1 comment
Leak reveals new, dark secrets about Android Q
Leak reveals new, dark secrets about Android Q
The most recent version of Google's mobile operating systems, Android Pie, is still very much in the minority on Android devices, but we've ...... 17 Jan 2019
Google backed in 'right to be forgotten' limits
Google backed in 'right to be forgotten' limits
Google has been backed by an adviser to the European Union's top court on where the Search provider would have to remove search results under ...... 11 Jan 2019 - 1 comment
Chrome Canvas lets you draw and take notes in-browser
Chrome Canvas lets you draw and take notes in-browser
Google has silently launched Chrome Canvas, which allows you to doodle and take notes in your browser that will be saved to your Google account. ...... 21 Dec 2018
These were Google's most popular searches in 2018
These were Google's most popular searches in 2018
As the year closes to an end, Google has released their traditional list of top searches for the year. There's a clear trend, and it's a rather gloomy one. ...... 12 Dec 2018 - 1 comment
Google is speeding up Google+ shut down after a security bug
Google is speeding up Google+ shut down after a security bug
Google revealed two months ago that it was time to shut down their social media platform Google+. For years Google+ has been considered a ...... 11 Dec 2018
Project Fi is now Google Fi, and available for all unlocked phones
Project Fi is now Google Fi, and available for all unlocked phones
Google has graduated their virtual mobile operator business from Project Fi to a more official sounding Google Fi. The renegade mobile plan ...... 28 Nov 2018
Upcoming Pixel 3 Lite leaks with live photos
Upcoming Pixel 3 Lite leaks with live photos
Google's newly released Pixel 3 smartphones are the craze at the point. They are definitely at the peak of Android phones, but unfortunately ...... 17 Nov 2018
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