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Google officially unveils its new Pixel phones
Published in Mobiles


The $800 Pixel 3 and the $900 Pixel 3 XL

After months of rumors, Google has now finally announced its new Pixel smartphones at its special Made By Google event, the Pixel 3 and the Pixel 3 XL.

New Pixel phones are out today
Published in Mobiles
Tuesday, 09 October 2018 13:03

New Pixel phones are out today

 

Worldwide launch for Andriod showcase gear

Google will unveil the third edition of its Pixel smartphone at ten media events across the world on Tuesday, a hint that it is prepared to expand geographic distribution.

Google drops out of defence cloud
Published in Cloud
Tuesday, 09 October 2018 11:55

Google drops out of defence cloud


Claims being a Jedi is against its corporate values

 Google has decided not to compete for the Pentagon's $10 billion cloud computing contract claiming that it is against its corporate values.

Apple fanboys lose case against Google spying
Published in News


Court says no one suffered damage 

The High Court has blocked a bid to sue Google for allegedly unlawfully taking data from 4.4 million UK iPhone users.

Google teams up with Ubisoft
Published in Gaming
Tuesday, 02 October 2018 11:48

Google teams up with Ubisoft


Tests streaming with Assassin’s Creed

Google has partnered with Ubisoft to test its video game streaming service by offering the latest instalment of the Assassin’s Creed.

Google gives another reason to uninstall Chrome
Published in News
Tuesday, 25 September 2018 09:59

Google gives another reason to uninstall Chrome


Chrome now uploads all your browser history

In previous versions of Chrome, you could visit Gmail, YouTube or other Google websites and log into them without Chrome automatically uploading all of your browsing histories to Google but "fortunately" Google has seen fit to correct this flaw.

Google defends Gmail data sharing
Published in News
Friday, 21 September 2018 11:10

Google defends Gmail data sharing


All automatic, nothing to see here

Google gave details about its policies for third-party Gmail add-ons but stopped short of adequately addressing questions from US senators about developers who break its email-scanning rules.

Google boss quits in China crisis
Published in News
Friday, 14 September 2018 12:15

Google boss quits in China crisis


We have lost our values

A senior Google research scientist has quit the company in protest over its plan to launch a censored version of its search engine in China.

Online firms face EU fine if extremist posts up for an hour
Published in News


Take down will have to be rapid

The European Union’s chief executive on Wednesday proposed fining Google, Facebook, Twitter and other online platforms if they fail to remove extremist content within one hour.

France and Germany working out how to tax big tech
Published in News


France suggests a sunset clause

The European Union is working out a way to tax big tech and thinks that an agreement could still be found by the end of the year.