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Google loses a court case - Ordered to remove search results that include personal information of a convicted murderer
Google loses a court case - Ordered to remove search results that include personal information of a convicted murderer
Google has just lost a court case in Finland. The Supreme Administrative Court of Finland decided today that the search engine giant has to ...... 17 Aug 2018
Google One replaces Google Drive  here's what's new
Google One replaces Google Drive here's what's new
As we already knew after their announcement in May, Google is revamping, and even rebranding, their cloud drive solution. The search giant ...... 16 Aug 2018
Report: Google working on censored search engine for China
Report: Google working on censored search engine for China
According to a report by The Intercept, Google has been working on a version of its search engine that would comply with Chinese censorship laws. ...... 02 Aug 2018 - 1 comment
Google raises its age limit to 16 - includes YouTube, Android, Gmail, ..
Google raises its age limit to 16 - includes YouTube, Android, Gmail, ..
In several European countries, Google has recently raised its minimum age limit to 16 years. This means that minors under 16 cannot create new ...... 25 Jul 2018
Google launches dedicated podcast app
Google launches dedicated podcast app
Google has launched Google Podcasts, a dedicated app for finding and listening to podcasts on Android. Google Podcasts is available from ...... 20 Jun 2018
Google AI won't be used for weapons, unreasonable surveillance
Google AI won't be used for weapons, unreasonable surveillance
Google AI technology will not be developed and used for military weapons or to enable unreasonable surveillance on civilians, according to Pichai. ...... 08 Jun 2018 - 2 comments
Google takes the smart speaker crown from Amazon
Google takes the smart speaker crown from Amazon
Smart speakers have been one of the more popular tech trends in recent years. This odd coupling of audio equipment, smart home applications, ...... 26 May 2018 - 1 comment
Google One is the new, improved, and cheaper Drive
Google One is the new, improved, and cheaper Drive
Google has revealed a new service, or actually a renewed service, called the Google One. It is actually the good old Google Drive, one of the ...... 16 May 2018 - 2 comments
Google Assistant robocalls too human to not include a disclaimer
Google Assistant robocalls too human to not include a disclaimer
Google's I/O conference keynote was focused largely on the improvements of Android, its apps, and the new navigation scheme Android P will bring ...... 12 May 2018 - 4 comments
Google reveals what a smarter Android P brings along
Google reveals what a smarter Android P brings along
Google's annual I/O conference is at hand, and Sundar Pichai et al are talking in front of a crowd to reveal what new their upcoming Android ...... 08 May 2018
Google updated Gmail with new look and features
Google updated Gmail with new look and features
Google has introduced its email service, Gmail, one of the services largest updates ever. Gmail's UI and feature set has been fairly stagnant ...... 26 Apr 2018
Google is revamping Chrome's UI, here's what to expect
Google is revamping Chrome's UI, here's what to expect
Google's Chrome has been the market leader in web browsers, especially the desktop versions, for a long time, and for a very good reason. Frequent ...... 24 Apr 2018
Google ready to give up and copy iMessage
Google ready to give up and copy iMessage
Google's mobile operating system is the most popular around the world, but it is not without faults, far from it. Many of you are familiar with ...... 21 Apr 2018
Oops! Russia tries to block Telegram - blocks thousands of innocent addresses (and Telegram still works)
Oops! Russia tries to block Telegram - blocks thousands of innocent addresses (and Telegram still works)
Russia has banned popular messaging app Telegram and tries to block it as well as it can. This week, Russia blocked tens of thousands of IP ...... 18 Apr 2018
Gmail getting a revamp with a new interface, features from Inbox
Gmail getting a revamp with a new interface, features from Inbox
Google is planning to do a fairly meaningful user interface revamp to its beloved email service, Gmail, according to a leak by Android Authority. ...... 12 Apr 2018 - 2 comments
Google to buy Nokia's new airplane LTE technology?
Google to buy Nokia's new airplane LTE technology?
Google is in talks with Nokia to buy their air-to-ground LTE technology, Bloomberg reports. According to the information acquired by Bloomberg, ...... 11 Apr 2018 - 1 comment
Googles upcoming Android TV device revealed in pictures and specs
Googles upcoming Android TV device revealed in pictures and specs
Google only really sells one type of TV product at this moment, albeit in a couple variations. That is of course the immensely popular Chromecast ...... 10 Apr 2018
Goo.gl is shutting down
Goo.gl is shutting down
Google's URL shortener Goog.gl is shutting down, the company reports. The service that was introduced in 2009 is going to be killed off and ...... 03 Apr 2018
Google to bring Cast a file option to Chrome - allows playing files on Chromecast
Google to bring "Cast a file" option to Chrome - allows playing files on Chromecast
Google's Chromecast is the favourite little gadget of many movie freaks. It allows sending video from Netflix, Youtube and hundreds of other ...... 29 Mar 2018
Chrome update tackles what is the most annoying problem on the web
Chrome update tackles what is the most annoying problem on the web
The internet is decades and decades old already, and more specifically even the web, the world wide web as it was once known, has come of age ...... 23 Mar 2018 - 4 comments
Android P revealed - This is what it looks like
Android P revealed - This is what it looks like
Google has released the first glimpse of its upcoming Android P operating system. New version of Android is about to launch sometime in Fall ...... 08 Mar 2018 - 2 comments
Chrome's own ad blocker is now live - and this is how it works
Chrome's own ad blocker is now live - and this is how it works
Google's Chrome web browser started blocking ads on February 15, 2018. It comes into effect for all of its billions of users, without any extensions, ...... 18 Feb 2018
Google changes the concept of email with its AMP for Email project
Google changes the concept of email with its AMP for Email project
Google plans to dramatically change the way email and your inbox works. With its AMP for Email project, Google is making email messages interactive, ...... 14 Feb 2018
Google is developing its own gaming console and game streaming service
Google is developing its own gaming console and game streaming service
According to reports, Google is developing its own game streaming service that would allow users to pay a monthly fee and play all the games ...... 08 Feb 2018
Android storage full? Google's free Files Go saves the day
Android storage full? Google's free Files Go saves the day
Google just updated its free (and ad-free) file manager for Android devices, Files Go. Files Go is Google's solution to Android's ever-present ...... 27 Jan 2018 - 3 comments
Google to roll out Chrome ad blocker in February
Google to roll out Chrome ad blocker in February
Google surprised many of us earlier this year by announcing that it will be adding an ad blocker element to its Chrome browser. The search giant ...... 20 Dec 2017 - 1 comment
Chrome will block annoying ads from February
Chrome will block annoying ads from February
Google's Chrome browser will begin blocking annoying and nuisance advertisements on webpages from February, 2018 Google previously announced ...... 19 Dec 2017
News agencies want Facebook and Google to pay for linking
News agencies want Facebook and Google to pay for linking
Nine European news agencies have signed on a plea which details that the U.S. online giants should be required to pay for using their content ...... 14 Dec 2017
Google expands YouTube TV to 34 new markets
Google expands YouTube TV to 34 new markets
YouTube TV is Google's answer, not unlike Sling TV or PlayStation Vue, to people's declining satisfaction with cable TV. Unfortunately it is ...... 13 Dec 2017
Google bringing HDR-videos to Android Chrome
Google bringing HDR-videos to Android Chrome
Google's Chrome browser is by far the most popular mobile browser on the planet, thanks to world dominated by Android phones. The mobile platform's ...... 04 Dec 2017
Google offers a free Home Mini for Nest buyers
Google offers a free Home Mini for Nest buyers
Black Friday, and even Cyber Monday, are far in the past already, but fear not, there are still some offers in store that might want you to ...... 03 Dec 2017 - 2 comments
Google Home now understands two questions at once
Google Home now understands two questions at once
Google has updated their smart speakers with new type of functionality. As Amazon is ever updating their Echo lineup, consisting now half a ...... 01 Dec 2017
YouTube Go is the diet version of YouTube  here's how to get it
YouTube Go is the diet version of YouTube here's how to get it
YouTube is the number one online video resource bar none, not even close. However, even the largest provider of video content has their problems ...... 29 Nov 2017 - 1 comment
Android fragmentation problems hit a new high, billion devices two years outdated
Android fragmentation problems hit a new high, billion devices two years outdated
For its entire history Android has had one massive problem: software fragmentation. That means that people are getting a different experience ...... 15 Nov 2017 - 14 comments
Google's new search tool lets you compare smartphones
Google's new search tool lets you compare smartphones
Google has added a new feature to its iconic search engine. Google does small, incremental changes to its search engine fairly frequently, and ...... 07 Nov 2017
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