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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
Google updated Assistant with several new talents
Google updated Assistant with several new talents
Google has revealed some new Assistant tricks in their official blog. The voice assistant brings some dearly needed talents in time for the holiday season. ...... 15 Nov 2018
Fedex delivered a destroyed Pixel 3, Google: normal RMA
Fedex delivered a destroyed Pixel 3, Google: normal RMA
Google's latest and greatest smartphone, the Pixel 3, is definitely one of the most anticipated smartphones of the year. Unlike last year, if ...... 10 Nov 2018
Google paid $3 billion to rights' holders through Content ID
Google paid $3 billion to rights' holders through Content ID
Google reveals it paid out more than $3 billion to rights' holders through its Content ID tool on YouTube. Content ID is part of Google's ...... 08 Nov 2018
Google to charge manufacturers for services in EU
Google to charge manufacturers for services in EU
Google has decided that it is necessary to start charging Android manufacturers for using Google Play services, and its apps, in Europe. ...... 23 Oct 2018
Google files an appeal on EU's $5 billion fine on Android
Google files an appeal on EU's $5 billion fine on Android
European Commission investigated Google's monopolistic tendencies during past few years which resulted in July to a massive fine for Google ...... 11 Oct 2018
Here's Google's take on Echo Show: Google Home Hub
Here's Google's take on Echo Show: Google Home Hub
Every moment after the debacle on YouTube videos on Amazon's Echo Show has lead to this. Now Google has introduced a new smart speaker that ...... 10 Oct 2018
Google's new tablet is a Chromebook: This is Pixel Slate
Google's new tablet is a Chromebook: This is Pixel Slate
As anticipated, Google introduced yesterday two new Pixel phones, but perhaps the most intriguing new product was the new Pixel Slate. Pixel ...... 10 Oct 2018
Google finally calls it quits  Google+ shutting down
Google finally calls it quits Google+ shutting down
Google's effort to steal some of Facebook's audience was introduces now seven years ago. Since it's inception Google+ has evolved quite a bit ...... 09 Oct 2018 - 1 comment
Firefox to join Microsoft in supporting Google-backed WebP
Firefox to join Microsoft in supporting Google-backed WebP
Google unveiled its WebP image format already back in 2010 but it hasn't taken the world by storm in the manner that the company probably expected, ...... 08 Oct 2018
Spotify now integrates with Google Maps, both on Android and iPhone
Spotify now integrates with Google Maps, both on Android and iPhone
Spotify announced a new feature today, integrating the popular streaming service app to Google Maps navigation on Android and on iPhone. ...... 01 Oct 2018
Google promises: Forced Chrome login opt-out
Google promises: Forced Chrome login opt-out
The new Google Chrome released early in September brought a few important changes, one of which was the updated user interface and look. ...... 26 Sep 2018
Google's Family Link lets parents control their teens' phones
Google's Family Link lets parents control their teens' phones
Google released last year a family-oriented app, called Family Link, which allows parents to control their kids' phones. Previously Family ...... 19 Sep 2018
Google admits to accidentally changing Android phone settings without users' knowledge
Google admits to accidentally changing Android phone settings without users' knowledge
Google has officially apologized for an error that changed Android users setting without their approval. Users have noticed that their phone ...... 18 Sep 2018
Fingerprint sensing comes to Chrome on Android, Mac
Fingerprint sensing comes to Chrome on Android, Mac
The latest beta of Google Chrome provides access to fingerprint sensing hardware so it can be used by web services. The Web Authentication ...... 14 Sep 2018
Google will discontinue Inbox after four years
Google will discontinue Inbox after four years
Google is set to discontinue its Inbox app just four years after it launched to test new features for e-mail. Inbox brought about new features ...... 13 Sep 2018
Video leak suggests Google's Pixelbook is getting a refresh
Video leak suggests Google's Pixelbook is getting a refresh
If Google's upcoming Pixel event if all about the Pixel phones it'll certainly be a snooze fest for some significant part of the population. ...... 11 Sep 2018
Microsoft reveals Surface event date, but why would you care?
Microsoft reveals Surface event date, but why would you care?
In technology industry, especially the smartphone part of it, the upcoming month will be perhaps the most important 30 days of the year. ...... 09 Sep 2018
YouTube's Dark Theme is on Android - How to Enable
YouTube's Dark Theme is on Android - How to Enable
The latest official YouTube app for Android has gotten a new Dark Theme and you can easily switch to it. Google previously revealed that ...... 07 Sep 2018 - 1 comment
Google put a stop to Pixel Watch rumors
Google put a stop to Pixel Watch rumors
Google's upcoming Pixel event has yet to be announced officially, so there is still time for some rumors and speculation. We of course already ...... 02 Sep 2018
Google is updating Chrome UI on all platforms
Google is updating Chrome UI on all platforms
Google is planning to revamp Chrome's UI a little in less than two weeks. The search giant's own browser will get an update to its 69th version ...... 24 Aug 2018
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
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