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Google defends listening to “OK Google” queries after voice recordings leak

Enlarge / The Google Home Mini, the original Google Home, and the Google Home Max. (credit: Google) Google today defended its practice of having ...

Google defends listening to “OK Google” queries after voice recordings leak

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Surprise: People are listening to your Google Assistant queries It's no secret that Google records your conversations with Google Assistant after you say a "wake word." But what you might not know is that Google uses contractors to manually review a handful o...
19:51 2019-07-11

Google contractors are secretly listening to your Assistant recordings Not only is your Google Home device listening to you, a new report suggests there might be a Google contractor who’s listening as well. Even if you didn’t ask your device any questions, it’s still sen...
19:51 2019-07-10

Google employs humans to listen to some voice-assistant recordings Contractors employed by Google listen to recordings of conversations customers have with their Google voice-activated devices, the search giant said Thursday, the latest revelation about technology co...
05:00 2019-07-12

Google admits over 1,000 private Google Home recordings were leaked More than 1,000 private conversations recorded by Google Home devices have been leaked after it was revealed that Google lets human subcontractors listen to and transcribe recordings....
22:00 2019-07-12

Google reveals that over 1,000 Google Assistant audio recordings were leaked Smart devices have changed the face of privacy forever. Telling people that you believed someone was listening to you at all times used to be cause for concern, but when everyone has a phone in their ...
23:51 2019-07-11

Who’s Listening When You Talk to Your Google Assistant? A Belgian broadcaster obtained recordings of more than 1,000 conversations with Google's automated assistant, some including personal details and medical information....
05:34 2019-07-11

Google Very Angry After Contractor Leaks Over a Thousand Assistant Recordings Just in case you were holding out any hope that Google didn’t let humans listen voice recordings from Google Home and Google Assistant, stop doing that. One of the humans that Google hired to review v...
17:34 2019-07-12

Google says leaked assistant recordings are a violation of data security policies The search giant has confirmed humans are listening in to 'Okay Google' commands, but it says leaking the recordings are a violation of its data security policies....
10:17 2019-07-12

OK Google, are you listening? Tech giant's smart speakers eavesdrop on private conversations, investigation finds Google's smart speakers allow contractors for the tech giant employees to listen to excerpts of private conversations, some which could include sensitive information, according to a new investigation ...
19:17 2019-07-12

Leak provides one bit of bad news about the Google Pixel 4 Google's decision to tease the Pixel 4 yesterday after several renders were leaked had some Pixel fans excited. After all, the image shared by Google showed a phone that gave a rather high-end appeara...
05:51 2019-06-14

Google Pixel 4 could look a lot like iPhone 11 based on new leak We haven’t had many looks at the possible design of the Google Pixel 4 yet, and the latest leak doesn’t match previous ones, but it does look a lot like the iPhone 11 might.Shared by @On...
18:34 2019-06-10

It's not just Amazon: Google employees also listen to your recorded voice commands It seems Amazon isn’t the only company who hires people to eavesdrop on conversations you have with your voice assistant – Google has now been caught out doing the same thing, too.Belgia...
06:17 2019-07-12

10 reasons to consider switching your company's phone service to Google Voice Google Voice for G Suite is integrated with other G Suite apps. Find out how it might help businesses modernize and consolidate voice communications....
15:00 2019-05-21

Google Voice for web update makes it much faster to place calls Google is making it much easier to place calls through its Voice service's web interface, adding an always-visible call panel that shows your number and suggested contacts. The panel will remain ...
13:01 2019-07-12

This Google Pixel 4 leak corroborates two big design details Google Pixel 4 concept renderWe already have a fairly good idea of what the Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL will look like thanks to a multitude of recent leaks, and from the look of things, accessory maker Sk...
14:34 2019-05-30

This Google Pixel 4 leak just corroborated two big design details Google Pixel 4 concept renderWe already have a fairly good idea of what the Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL will look like thanks to a multitude of recent leaks, and from the look of things, accessory maker Sk...
04:34 2019-05-30

Brand new Pixel 4 leak features the same design that Google confirmed Responding to a series of recent leaks that claimed the Pixel 4 would have a square-shaped dual-lens rear camera module, Google shocked fans last week by actually releasing a render of the Pixel 4&rsq...
23:34 2019-06-17

Google Pixel 4 renders leak showing iPhone 11-like design Google Pixel 3 XLThe Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL aren't due to arrive for many months, but Google is already hard at work on its next-gen flagships. And, while the design still hasn't been finalized, tipst...
20:17 2019-06-10

Behold: This huge leak may be the first real photo of Google’s Pixel 4 All the buzz among Android fans yesterday was focused on the upcoming new Galaxy Note 10 and Galaxy Note 10+ since official press renders just leaked. There’s almost no mystery left surrounding ...
15:51 2019-07-11

New leak says Google built three different Pixel 4 prototypes before settling on a design Remember those gorgeous Pixel 4 renders that showed us a phone featuring a dual-lens hole-punch display on the front, a la Samsung’s Galaxy S10? It turns out that was a real Pixel 4 design proto...
04:00 2019-06-14

Google Pixel 4 leak points to a big bezel and no fingerprint scanner Recently we saw leaked renders showing a Google Pixel 4 with a square camera block on the back. This was at odds with previous leaks, but it looks like it could be accurate, as the same design has now...
13:34 2019-06-12

Google Pixel 4 leak fuels rumors of hand gesture control Those rumors of the Pixel 4 sporting hand gesture control just became more tangible. Ice Universe has obtained photos that reportedly show the detached bezels for the Pixel 4 and Pixel 4XL, including...
11:51 2019-07-22

Leak: Pixel 4 renders suggest Google is finally using multiple cameras Fresh off of giving us our first good look at Samsung’s Galaxy Note 10, @OnLeaks is now showing off what the Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL might look like. A series of renders created in partnership with Pri...
01:34 2019-06-11

Google Pixel 4 XL case render leak shows all the angles we haven’t seen before The Google Pixel 4 leaks are coming faster and faster, and there’s a new one for the larger Google Pixel 4 XL today allegedly showing the upcoming smartphone from the top, bottom and side to si...
08:51 2019-07-20

Huge Google Pixel 4 leak reveals major camera and design details Yesterday’s early look at the Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL design may have surprised many, but today YouTuber Lewis Hilsenteger from Unbox Therapy has provided some further details about the flagships and a...
04:51 2019-06-12

New Pixel 4 leak shows off Google's next flagship in subtle 'mint green' color After last year’s long lineup of Pixel 3 leaks, Google apparently decided to take matters into its own hands with this year's 4th-iteration of the flagship phone line, officially revealing...
11:01 2019-06-21

Google Stadia leak suggests free version coming next year, but 4K will cost you Just hours before the Google Stadia launch, pricing details have already leaked for the upcoming streaming platform and the information suggests it'll even offer a free version.According to Canad...
16:51 2019-06-06

Possible real-life Pixel 4 photo leak shows Google’s controversial new design Google’s Pixel 4 won’t be the best-selling Android smartphone of 2019. In fact, Samsung might have sold more Galaxy S10 phones during the series’ first month of availability than Goo...
16:17 2019-07-22

PSA: You can now delete your voice recordings with an Alexa command Have ever asked anything silly to Alexa, and wished you were able to delete what you just said with a voice command? Amazon has got you covered. The company is now rolling out a pair of Alexa commands...
17:00 2019-05-30

Amazon devices save your voice recordings unless you delete them Have you ever wondered what happens to all of the voice commands you give your Amazon Echo? Where do they go? Do they evaporate once your Echo has responded? Does Amazon hold on to them for an indefin...
21:17 2019-07-04

Amazon keeps all of your Alexa voice recordings until you manually delete them Have you ever wondered what happens to all of the voice commands you issue your Amazon Echo? Where do they go? Do they evaporate into thin air once your Echo has responded? Does Amazon hold on to them...
07:34 2019-07-04

Google CEO defends YouTube amid hate speech controversies: 'It's a hard societal problem' Google CEO Sundar Pichai defended his company's efforts to cleanse YouTube of hate speech and misinformation as growing controversies continue to roil the popular video-sharing platform....
20:51 2019-06-10

Amazon's Alexa can delete your voice recordings – if you ask Amazon will let you utter the words, “Alexa, delete what I said today,” and recordings from the given day will be wiped out.        ...
22:51 2019-05-29

Amazon Alexa stores voice recordings for as long as it likes (and shares them too) Back in April, it emerged that Amazon employees could be listening to recordings of Amazon Echo speaker users' conversations with Alexa – and now, it's been revealed that th...
20:01 2019-07-03

Amazon Echo users can now ask Alexa to delete stored voice recordings Thanks to a seemingly endless number of privacy scandals involving Facebook and other entities, tech users across the board have recently become much more privacy-minded. In turn, tech companies have ...
22:17 2019-05-29

UPDATE 2-Google says it resolves issues affecting YouTube, Gmail, Google Cloud in U.S. Alphabet Inc's Google said on Sunday it had resolved the network congestion in the eastern United States that affected services in Google Cloud, G Suite and YouTube....
05:34 2019-06-03

Google takes another stab at Google Glass, updates the AR headsets for business customers Google improved the specs on the Glass for business. The search company gave the smart glasses an updated camera and better battery life.        ...
20:17 2019-05-21

Xbox vs Google Stadia: Bad News for Google, slow broadband is already a huge disadvantage Eurogamer and Broadband Genie has found slow broadband is set to prevent many gamers from enjoying the new Google Stadia game streaming service. And it could already prove to be a killer blow for the ...
04:17 2019-06-23

This week’s dead Google product is Google Trips, may it rest in peace Google Trips! Get a good look at it while it is still around. [credit: Ron Amadeo ] Googl...
15:34 2019-06-06

Millions of Business Listings on Google Maps Are Fake---and Google Profits Google Maps is filled with false business addresses created by firms pretending to be nearby. Some are fibbing to get your business. Others are posted by predators seeing what they can take....
21:34 2019-06-20

Google admits partners leaked more than 1,000 private conversations with Google Assistant Google on Wednesday admitted that partners who work to analyze voice snippets collected when people talk to the Google Assistant were leaked to a Belgian press outlet....
20:00 2019-07-11

'What is Google Scholar?': What you need to know about Google's database for students, researchers, and other curious minds Reuters Google Scholar is a searchable database of scholarly literature. It connects users with studies and journal articles, but that doesn't always mean you have free and full access to those artic...
01:00 2019-06-04

Google says issues affecting YouTube, Gmail, Google Cloud in U.S. resolved Alphabet Inc's Google said on Sunday it had resolved the network congestion in the eastern United States that affected services in Google Cloud, G Suite and YouTube....
08:17 2019-06-03

Google faces outage affecting YouTube, Google Cloud and G Suite Alphabet Inc's Google is experiencing high levels of congestion in the eastern United States, affecting multiple services in Google Cloud, G Suite and YouTube, the company said on Sunday https://statu...
05:34 2019-06-03

Google says it resolves issues affecting YouTube, Gmail, Google Cloud in U.S. Alphabet Inc's Google said on Sunday it had resolved the network congestion in the eastern United States that affected services in Google Cloud, G Suite and YouTube....
04:17 2019-06-03

How to add your business to Google and get it displayed on Google Maps for customers to find Reuters When you add a business to Google, you can immediately help your business bring in new customers and new streams of revenue. Once you've signed up for a Google "My Business" account, it shou...
06:17 2019-07-10

Google employees attempt to ban Google from the San Francisco Pride Parade In a letter released Wednesday morning, over 100 Google employees demanded that the San Francisco Pride Parade remove Google as one of its sponsors, citing an inability to protest Google's position on...
18:34 2019-06-27

Google outage affects YouTube, Google Cloud and G Suite Alphabet Inc's Google is experiencing high levels of congestion in the eastern United States, affecting multiple services in Google Cloud, G Suite and YouTube, the company said on Sunday https://statu...
01:34 2019-06-03

Huawei Mate 30 Pro leak shows that when Apple and Google zig, Huawei likes to zag Say what you want about Huawei, but when everyone zigs, they like to zag. While the Mate 20 and Mate 20 Pro weren't the first phones with a square camera module on the back, they might have been the m...
18:17 2019-07-01

The newest Pixel 4 leak shows Google was wrong about the Pixel… again Pixel fans have a lot way to go until the Pixel 4 launches, but there are plenty of reasons to be excited about the next-gen Google flagship, considering all the recent leaks out there. The phone is e...
21:17 2019-06-11

Google tests new feature that will stop you from telling someone to "Google it" Spotted by Android Police, the beta version of the Google Search app has received an update that includes a new way to share search results. So let's say you're having a bar stool argument with someon...
00:00 2019-06-21

Google announces customers can now use PayPal with Google Pay Google has just announced it has expanded its partnership with PayPal to provide merchants with more ways to accept payments online. Starting next week, Google Pay will benefit from PayPal integration...
07:51 2019-06-22

Get Ready for Changes to Google Drive and Google Photos Starting July 10th, when you upload photos to Google Drive or Google Photos, those images won’t automatically sync over to the other service as well....
23:00 2019-06-13

Parents Name Their Baby 'Google' After...Google Baby names are important. If you need suggestions, you can always try Google. Or, as one Indonesian family did, you can skip the looking on Google and just name your kid after it.Read more......
18:00 2019-07-15

Google Home deal at Walmart: save $50 on the Google Home smart speaker Right now at Walmart, you can find Black Friday-like prices on its best selling Google Home devices. For a limited time, you can get the Google Home smart speaker on sale for $79. That's a $50 di...
20:34 2019-06-06

Google Glass still exists: Meet Google Glass Enterprise Edition 2 Google Glass Enterprise Edition 2. These are the safety-goggles version. [credit: Google ] ...
16:34 2019-05-21

Original voice of ‘The Little Mermaid’ defends casting of Halle Bailey TODAY – Mermaids stick together! Jodi Benson, who voiced Ariel in Disney’s “The Little Mermaid” in 1989, is defending the casting of Ariel in the live-action remake of the animated classic. Jodi...
21:51 2019-07-09

Nicholas Sparks defends diversity record at school after emails leak Author of The Notebook and school’s co-founder says emails to former headmaster are ‘not news’ ahead of trial in AugustBestselling romantic novelist Nicholas Sparks has rejected claims that he fostere...
19:34 2019-06-17

Chrissy Teigen "apologizes" for "spoiling" The Voice after The Voice already spoiled The Voice This season of NBC’s The Voice finally came to an end Tuesday night. After auditions, battle rounds, semifinals, duets, sob stories, and regular finals (maybe even regionals?), Maelyn Jarmon was decla...
03:34 2019-05-23

THE VOICE APPS REPORT: The top issues with voice discoverability, monetization, and retention — and how to solve them BI Intelligence This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service. To learn more about Business Insider Intelligence, click here. T...
23:17 2019-07-05

Apple's Voice Control Feature Lets You Use Your Mac or iPhone With Only Your Voice Apple’s Worldwide Developer Conference keynote is a time for company execs to stand on a big stage and shout a bunch of new features and changes to a bunch of clapping geeks. While many of these chang...
23:17 2019-06-03

How Salesforce is making Einstein Voice a customizable voice assistant for today's mobile workers and data-hungry businesses At TrailheaDX 2019, Salesforce's Michael Machado spoke with TechRepublic about the unique challenges of building Einstein Voice Assistant within the company's highly-customizable platform....
18:17 2019-06-14

What is a Google Chromebook? You’re probably on here because you’re asking yourself, “What is a Google Chromebook?” You’ve probably seen the term Chromebook thrown around on the internet, and yo...
04:17 2019-06-15

What would you buy: LG G8 or Google Pixel 3a XL? Over the last few years, LG's phones haven't done... amazing. A few months after their release, some deals start rolling in and the prices rarely bounce back up to flagship levels. The most recent LG ...
16:34 2019-05-23

Google Pixelbook 2: what we want to see The Google Pixelbook has been out for more than a year now, but it’s still easily the best Chromebook on the market right now. It’s the perfect instance of what the Chromebook is capable...
01:17 2019-05-22

|AguidetotheUSantitrustcaseagainstFacebook,Google In a sign that formal inquiries could be forthcoming, the Justice Department and Federal Trade Commission last week divvied up antitrust oversight for Apple, Amazon.com, Facebook and Alphabet’s Google...
10:17 2019-06-09

|Google,FacebookandApplefallamidantitrustscrutiny Google parent Alphabet, Facebook and Apple tumbled as the companies appear set to undergo US antitrust probes after the Justice Department and the Federal Trade Commission agreed to split up oversight...
07:00 2019-06-04

Google Pixel 4: what we want to see Update: You can already pre-order Pixel 4 screen protectors, and the accompanying image shows a dual-lens punch-hole camera, stereo speakers, and other design details.Since its launch in 2016, the Pix...
13:34 2019-05-30

Bracing for a New Normal at Google Google has seen slowdowns before, but Wall Street is afraid that this one might actually stick, with shares of parent company Alphabet down 12% since its last earnings report....
17:51 2019-07-23

This is our best look yet at Google’s unreleased Pixel 4 So, Google unveiled the Pixel 4 on Wednesday. Sort of. After someone posted renders of the unreleased Pixel 4 based on design files that were stolen from the factory where Google’s new Pixel pho...
16:00 2019-06-13

Google Maps can now tell you how bad your commute will be Three weeks after Google announced Google Maps updates to help you stay safe in the event of a natural disaster, the company detailed a solution for a different kind of calamity: your commute....
20:51 2019-06-28

Google's Huawei ban: what does it mean for you? [Updated] Update: we have altered this article to include information on the moves from Microsoft to remove Huawei laptops, as well as reports of the potentially crippling move from ARM to stop working with the...
02:17 2019-05-23

Google just says no to marijuana apps While more states are passing laws legalizing marijuana, Google is trying to make it harder for smokers to connect with sellers. Earlier this week, the company announced that it will no longer allow a...
15:34 2019-06-01

Android Q: everything you need to know about Google's update New Android version out in public beta with smarter AI, more privacy and dark mode Google took the wraps off the next version of Android 10 Q at its IO developer conference in California this week, in...
14:38 2019-05-21

Should I leave my job at Google or stick it out? I landed a job at Google and thought my career was made. I’m now a year in, and the glow of getting hired has diminished. Am I crazy for thinking of leaving, or should I stick it out longer and see if...
08:34 2019-05-27

OnePlus 7 vs Google Pixel 3a: Which One Should You Buy? OnePlus 7 and the Pixel 3a take two different approaches to address what a budget premium smartphone should be like. But which one is the one for you?...
10:51 2019-06-17

What in the Hell Was Google Wave Trying to Be Anyway? Ten years ago tomorrow, Google introduced an app that was meant to transform the communications space. During an hour-plus keynote presentation at Google I/O in 2009, the company’s then-Vice President...
22:00 2019-05-27

Google has made its last tablet If you're someone who saw the potential in the Pixel Slate, despite its software issues, we have some bad news. Google is no longer planning to make any tablet hardware going forward and will put...
22:34 2019-06-20

Here's Your Reminder That Google Has Always Been Evil After nearly a decade in court, Google has agreed to pay $13 million in a class-action lawsuit alleging its Street View program collected people’s private data over wifi from 2007 to 2010. In addition...
21:17 2019-07-23

Google just confirmed what the Pixel 4 will look like In a very unexpected and rather shocking turn of events, Google has embraced its reputation for premature leaks and officially confirmed the design of the upcoming Pixel 4 series.The square camera mod...
05:17 2019-06-13

Google just leaked the Pixel 4 Google isn't just hinting at the Google Pixel 4 ahead of its expected October launch, it's actually showing what the phone will look like in a surprising new reveal.We're seeing it four...
22:34 2019-06-12

What is Google Cloud Storage? Google is one of the biggest cloud storage providers in the world. With more than 2.5 billion active Android devices, the advertising and search giant has to allocate potentially up to 20 Exabytes (as...
21:34 2019-07-10

9 things Google Assistant can do that you may not know about Apple has Siri, Amazon has Alexa, and if you've got an Android phone, tablet or Google Home device, don't forget that you've got Google Assistant built-in.It may not have captured the p...
16:17 2019-07-09

Google Home Hub Review Review indexDesign | Display | Interface and Functionality | Smart Home Control | Google Home App | Sound Quality | Connectivity | ConclusionLast year, at CES 2018, we saw Google’s first smart display...
20:01 2019-05-21

Has Google's data collection gone too far? With Google holding a chilling amount of data on hundreds of millions of people around the world, there is an increasing sense that it is neither moral nor ethical. Are we moving closer to a digital r...
11:51 2019-07-11

Google Pixel 3 XL vs LG V40 ThinQ With only three generations of Pixel phones under its belt, Google is one of the newer manufacturers of premium Android phones. Still, every year it seems veterans in the phone game, like LG, are left...
20:01 2019-05-21

Google just revealed the Pixel 4 on Twitter Well, this is a new one. Google has decided to beat smartphone leakers at their own game by showing off the Pixel 4's back and camera on its own @madebygoogle Twitter account. The image shows a s...
23:17 2019-06-12

Google Pixel 4: Here's what reportedly went on behind the scenes Google Pixel 4 concept renderYesterday’s Pixel 4 announcement was not only surprising but also rather contradictory. For months, leaks and rumors pointed towards a totally different design, but within...
19:51 2019-06-13

MTA testing out Google Pay on subways, buses Paying for public transit in parts of the city is about to get a bit easier for those who use Google Pay. The MTA will roll out its test pilot program of contactless payment — dubbed OMNY, short for O...
19:17 2019-05-23

Google's Ad Dominance Explained in Three Charts Google is the major force at every layer between advertisers and websites, one reason the Justice Department is laying the groundwork for potential antitrust action. Here’s a look at the tech giant’s ...
18:00 2019-06-17

Google to shut down YouTube Gaming app on May 30 Google announced last year that the YouTube Gaming app will go away at the end of March. However, for reasons that elude us, Google has decided to prolong YouTube Gaming's life for two more months.Tod...
11:17 2019-05-28

The Morning After: Google leaked the Pixel 4 Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. We've seen a lot of phones leaked on Twitter lately, but Google dropping a pic of its own device months before we expect it to launch is a new twist on the ...
14:17 2019-06-13

Why Nintendo, Google and others might leave China Nintendo and Google are reportedly moving some manufacturing out of China, joining the many who have considered expanding their production networks in light of trade tensions. But China is unlikely to...
22:51 2019-06-14

Google Chrome is getting a seriously useful new feature on Android Opening a ton of tabs in Chrome, even the mobile version, is something that many of us are all too familiar with. The current card-style interface of the Chrome app is alright when you have only a few...
13:17 2019-05-27

Google Stadia will have a lot to prove to gamers Google delivered pricing, availability, speed requirements and launch games for its upcoming gaming platform before E3 2019, but the capabilities needed to make it stand out from current options went ...
03:00 2019-06-10

Here's How Google Is Hoping to Speed Up Its Big Upgrade to SMS RCS, or Rich Communication Services was supposed to be the messaging protocol that banished SMS to the dark ages and upgraded today’s texting experience with modern features like read receipts, better...
01:51 2019-06-19

Google’s Pixel 3a is the best bet for a bargain smartphone At a time when phone-makers seem to be vying to out-do each other on asking the highest price — Google is taking the opposite approach. With its new $400 Pixel 3a, the search giant is betting that it ...
22:51 2019-05-31

DOJ preparing antitrust investigation into Google The Justice Department is preparing an investigation into Google’s business practices, including those related to its search function, the Wall Street Journal reported Friday....
04:34 2019-06-01

NYC will accept Google Pay on some subway and bus routes If you have Google Pay, you might be able to tap your phone for subway or bus payments in NYC in the near future. The tech giant has teamed up with The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) to c...
16:34 2019-05-23

|Google'ssecret'trashyvideo'AIcleansupYouTubehomepage YouTube is littered with extreme and misleading videos, and the company has been criticised for not doing enough to limit the dreck. But one place the Google unit has managed to clean up is YouTube’s ...
14:17 2019-06-13

Use Google as an Instant Pomodoro Timer The Pomodoro Technique for productivity sounds cool, but you might fall into the same trap I do: you read about setting timers to get work done, and then you research the best Pomodoro timer, and then...
00:34 2019-05-24

Google Maps will navigate you away from crises Google's SOS alerts already give you vital information when you're in a crisis zone, and now that includes driving directions. As part of a broader expansion of SOS alerts to Google Maps, th...
18:34 2019-06-06

Another Google app gets buried in early August Google Trips get the ax effective August 5, the search giant recently confirmed. The decision isn't surprising at all since Google has recently redesigned the Trips app on the web that's meant to repl...
12:01 2019-06-04

Why isn't Google fighting harder for Android? This week, Huawei turned from the world's second-largest phone maker into a pawn in the US cold war with China. The White House issued a generic executive order that doesn't mention Huawei in particul...
16:34 2019-05-23

Google: No, Of Course, We're Not Slowly Killing Ad Blockers A few months ago, Google announced changes were coming to improve privacy, security, and performance with regard to Chrome extensions. In particular, one change didn’t sit well with ad blocker develop...
02:00 2019-06-14

Here Are the 31 Games Coming to Google Stadia Google has provided a list of 31 games that are coming to Stadia, its cloud-based video gaming service, with more to be announced at E3 2019 and beyond....
14:00 2019-06-07

Google and VPN services could be fined $77k by Russia As Russia looks to tighten its grip on the content its citizens can access online, a new bill could affect how Google and other search engines, VPN services and web resources operate in the country.Ju...
02:17 2019-06-14

Google to open new Berlin office The US tech giant has planned several hundred new jobs for the new office. Locals have rejected Google's previous plans for a start-up campus over concerns for their rent and livelihoods....
20:17 2019-06-02

Here Are the Best Account Security Methods, According to Google Everywhere you turn, someone is handing out advice about account security and privacy. And while it never hurts to be reminded about all the ways you can protect your critical data, have you topped to...
22:51 2019-05-22

The US Huawei ban is also a huge headache for Google The Trump administration banned Huawei from importing any US-made technology a few weeks ago, and the order is still in effect. A number of prominent US companies have already halted business with Hua...
13:01 2019-06-08

Google has a mysterious new "media device" on the way Google has an as-yet-unidentified "media device" on the way, according to a filing with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) in the US – but what exactly it is or what it'll do rema...
12:00 2019-06-01

How to set your default calendar for Google Assistant If you want to use Google Assistant to create events to a specific calendar, you'll have to make a quick change in the settings. Jack Wallen shows you how....
20:34 2019-05-22

Apple Versus Google: Who's Winning the App War? Picking a smartphone to accompany you through life isn’t just about choosing between iOS and Android: It’s also about deciding which apps you’re going to pick for your emails, your driving directions,...
18:34 2019-06-19

Google allows Huawei to keep using Android until August After U.S. officials gave a 90-day reprieve to Huawei, Google said Tuesday it will suspend a plan to quit providing its Android operating system to the Chinese smartphone maker....
15:51 2019-05-21

Google has been accused of working with China. Here's what they've been doing there Google's services have been blocked in China for several years, but the company still has a business there, as the tech giant seeks to sell products to Chinese firms in international markets....
12:00 2019-07-17

How Jam-Packed Will My Train Be? Google Says It Has the Answer If you knew your regular, jam-packed commuter train is usually followed by another one with empty seats, would you leave home 15 minutes later? It is a question that Google Maps will hope to help answ...
21:34 2019-06-27

The Google Pixel 4 gets spotted out in the wild again We already know quite a bit about the Google Pixel 4 – and Google has confirmed its existence months ahead of time. Now the handset may have been spotted out in public for the second time.The n...
14:34 2019-07-14

Google Photos Is Getting These New, Highly Useful Features Google Photos' product lead David Lieb took to Twitter to discuss upcoming features, acknowledge bugs, and take feature requests from the app's users....
13:34 2019-07-04

The Biggest and Best Google Home Is $150 Off For Prime Day The Google Home Max is Google’s high-fidelity answer to the Sonos Play:5 and Apple HomePod (while being significantly smarter than both), and while it’s a bit of a stretch at its usual $400, it’s a gr...
00:00 2019-07-17

Can I buy a phone that doesn’t use anything from Google or Apple? Steve does not like firms slurping up his data, so wants a device that respects his privacy I have concerns about the likes of Google and Apple slurping up as much info as they can about me from my ph...
10:51 2019-07-04

Google will comply with US restrictions on Huawei Huawei could quickly lose its grip on the No. 2 ranking in worldwide cellphone sales after Google announced it would comply with U.S. government restrictions meant to punish the Chinese tech powerhous...
14:51 2019-05-21

Google Stadia games won’t be free, but they don’t have to be Google Stadia was first unveiled a few months ago, but Google waited until the E3 gaming event earlier this month to give us more details about the game streaming service. We now know when and where i...
23:34 2019-06-28

Google to roll out redesigned News tab Google will soon unveil a refreshed News tab that places a priority on publishers, rather than headlines. The company today tweeted a preview of the redesigned news section for the desktop version of ...
03:17 2019-07-12

Samsung Galaxy S10 vs Google Pixel 3 Every year, there’s a battle at the top of the Android food chain. Standing at the apex, typically, has been Samsung’s Galaxy S devices, and while many of the manufacturers Samsung used to face head-o...
20:01 2019-05-21

Trump says 'will take a look' at accusations over Google, China U.S. President Donald Trump said his administration would investigate accusations that Google worked with the Chinese government, but gave no other details in his early morning tweet on Tuesday....
15:17 2019-07-16

Google Chromecast Review (2018) Review indexDesign | Connectivity | Interface and Functionality | Google Home App | ConclusionStreaming media is all the rage and Google’s Chromecast was one of the earlier, mainstream devices to capi...
20:01 2019-05-21

Google not biased against conservatives -exec Google's top government affairs official said on Monday that the search engine does not discriminate against conservative viewpoints and that he will reiterate that to a U.S. Senate panel on Tuesday....
21:00 2019-07-15

Google not biased against conservatives: executive Google's top government affairs official said on Monday that the search engine does not discriminate against conservative viewpoints and that he will reiterate that to a U.S. Senate panel on Tuesday....
20:34 2019-07-15

How to Delete Your Google Purchase History Yes, Google is tracking your purchases, but this isn’t a new thing. Google’s collection mechanisms—information it pulls in from your Gmail—have been going on for some time. If this is your first time ...
16:17 2019-05-21

Shoelace Is a New Social Network From Google Shoelace, which comes from Google's in-house incubator Area 120, is aimed at helping people find activities to do and people to do those activities with....
14:51 2019-07-12

|Google'backingout’ofChinapartnerships,USsenatorsays Google’s chief executive officer told US Senator Mark Warner that the company has ended some partnerships in China, the lawmaker said on Tuesday on Bloomberg Television....
00:17 2019-07-18

After Nearly Perfecting It, Google Is Abandoning the Tablet Google isn’t killing all tablets, but it will no longer be making its own tablets. It’s a crying shame as Google’s merging of Android and Chrome OS for last years abysmally reviewed Pixel Slate was pe...
00:51 2019-06-21

How to have Google Maps remember where you parked your car Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. As of March 2019, there were over 38 million cars on the roads...
21:00 2019-07-19

Everything Google revealed about Stadia during the Reddit AMA Stadia, Google’s attempt to enter the gaming industry via the cloud, has been teased several times through the last few months. Yesterday, we learned more about the platform via a Reddit AMA — and whi...
23:34 2019-07-19

Facebook and Google can see what porn you’re watching Web masterminds can see what helps you masturbate. Facebook, Google and Oracle cloud are secretly tracking the porn you watch, according to a new joint study from Microsoft, Carnegie Mellon, and the U...
23:00 2019-07-18

Google's officially done making its own tablets Yes, the Pixel Slate is Google's last tablet. The information was recently confirmed by the company's hardware head Rick Osterloh, who also said that Google will continue to support its partners who d...
21:34 2019-06-21

A pair of useful features are heading to Google Duo Google's video calling app Duo is often getting updated to add new features. For example, back in March Google made changes to the app's UI. More specifically, it changed the way users select contacts...
22:51 2019-06-21

Motorola Moto Z4 vs Google Pixel 3a XL What we have here are two amazing budget-friendly mid-rangers, with very similar prices attached to them. On one side, we have the Google Pixel 3a XL, a champion in its stable, while on the other is t...
15:51 2019-06-20

Google bought my friend's face for $5 As Google works on a version of Face ID for its next Pixel phone, its employees are stopping people in public places and enticing them with a $5 gift card....
18:17 2019-07-21

Huawei Might Already Have Its Own App Store to Counter Google Ban Despite the Department of Commerce recently granting U.S. tech companies a 90-day extension to continue working with Huawei, due to increased security concerns and the threat of being banned from usin...
18:51 2019-05-21

Google CEO's sunny new message: We want to be helpful Sundar Pichai's note reads like a response to growing scrutiny from regulators, press and employees, and echoes a consistent theme of how Google helps people....
04:00 2019-06-20

Google Says It Will Fix Its Misleading Abortion Ads Problem This month, Google came under fire after a report revealed that it had given about $150,000 in free advertising tools to an anti-abortion organization. Google has a thorny history when it comes to pro...
18:51 2019-05-21

The Fiver | Passive aggressive queries about sipping imaginary cups of tea Sign up now! Sign up now! Sign up now? Sign up now!Naysayers who think third-place play-off matches at major football tournaments are a complete waste of everybody’s time have clearly never had a dail...
18:00 2019-07-05

India queries Chinese app TikTok after call for ban by Hindu group India's IT ministry has asked Chinese video app TikTok, one of the world's most popular, to explain how it collects user data and creates awareness for safe use of its platform, according to governmen...
18:34 2019-07-18

Google recreates Apollo 11's command module with AR The 50th anniversary of our first successful trip to the moon is fast approaching. And Google, which rarely shies away from marking a significant moment in history, has laid out some of the ways in wh...
21:34 2019-07-10

'Baldur's Gate III' is real and it'll be on Google Stadia Amid its wave of announcements for Stadia, Google confirmed several new games will be available on the platform. Darksiders Genesis emerged a few hours before Stadia Connect got underway, and there ar...
18:34 2019-06-06

Watch Google's Stadia event here at 12PM ET Google is hosting a Stadia event today, and it's set to reveal some big news for the game streaming platform, including pricing and launch details as well as some of the games you'll be able...
18:34 2019-06-06

Russian regulator says could open new case against Google: RIA Russia's state communications regulator on Friday said it was not satisfied with Google's content filtering system and that it could open a new case against the company, RIA news agency reported....
17:51 2019-06-07

Stadia: everything you need to know about Google's game-streaming service Imagine a world in which you don't need expensive gaming equipment to play the next big release title. A world in which all you ever have to do to start gaming is open up your browser, select a g...
20:34 2019-06-06

Everything We Learned Today About Google Stadia [UPDATED] The upcoming streaming platform Google Stadia won’t just follow the Netflix model, as many fans had hoped. It will instead have both a subscription and games for sale individually, as Kotaku previousl...
23:34 2019-06-06

Google Maps SOS Alerts Will Soon Try to Navigate You Away From Disasters Google Maps will soon roll out a new feature that will help users navigate effectively during crises and disasters, as well as get relevant visual information....
11:17 2019-06-07

Google Maps shows your speed while you're driving Google isn't just counting on speed limits in Maps to encourage safe driving -- it's now showing your actual speed. Android Police has learned that Google Maps is rolling out an optional sp...
23:34 2019-06-06

Google Can't Quit Trying to Make New Social Networks Google has never made a successful social network, but you have to give the company some credit for never giving up. After the shutdown of platforms like Orkut, Google Buzz, and Google+ (and the shutt...
17:34 2019-07-11

Google Search won't show more than two top results from the same site Google is rolling out a Search update aimed at giving you more options to choose from in the results page. The tech giant says the update is designed to deliver more site diversity, and that means you...
12:51 2019-06-07

Google placed 'Stranger Things' AR ads in 'The New York Times' If you see advertisements for a mall that look like they came straight out of the '80s on today's print edition of The New York Times, fire up Google Lens. Those neon-colored ads are most li...
19:51 2019-07-11

Google Translate's camera now works with more than 100 languages Google Translate's instant camera feature will now make translating a foreign street sign as easy as aiming your phone -- even if your native language isn't English. The company today unveil...
21:34 2019-07-10

States Add to Scrutiny on Google, Facebook, Other Big Tech State attorneys general are preparing for their own investigations into big tech platforms including Google and Facebook, based on concerns that largely mirror those driving federal probes....
17:17 2019-06-07

Google Stadia Lands This Year—If You're Willing to Pony Up The Founder's Edition, which includes a controller and three months of premium subscription, is the only way to use the cloud-gaming service in 2019....
00:51 2019-06-07

Make Google Chrome use less RAM (2019 edition) One of the biggest complaints about Google Chrome is that the browser uses a lot of system RAM. Problem is, part of why Chrome is so responsive is that it uses plenty of RAM. However, there are steps ...
13:51 2019-06-05

Google Maps using AI to highlight restaurant dishes Continuing with a theme we touched on just a day ago, Google Maps has added yet another enhancement that moves the popular navigation app deeper into territory that doesn’t really have much to do with...
22:51 2019-05-31

Trump Threatens To "Take A Look" At Google's Ties With China US President Donald Trump on Tuesday appeared to threaten that his administration would "take a look" at Google, opening an investigation into the search giant out of concern that it has been breached...
16:17 2019-07-17

Google Removes Stalker Apps That May Have Spied on You Google has removed seven stalker apps that were available on its Play Store as apps for children's safety or finding stolen phones but were being used to stalk employees, romantic partners or kids....
13:17 2019-07-18

Google bans apps that let users buy marijuana Alphabet's Google on Wednesday banned apps on its app store that facilitate the sale of marijuana or related products, as part of a change to its content policy....
10:34 2019-05-30

Google pays $11m to jobseekers who alleged age discrimination Tech firm settles class-action lawsuit but denies it is unfair to older applicantsGoogle has settled a lawsuit alleging age discrimination in its hiring practices, paying $11m to more than 200 jobseek...
19:51 2019-07-22

Review: Google’s Pixel 3a Is the Best Low-Cost Smartphone You Can Buy Turns out, not everyone wants a fancy smartphone. The latest and greatest might be catnip for the early adopters among us, but for someone who wants a phone that just works, spending thousands of doll...
01:34 2019-05-30

Google Assistant can now control GE’s smart microwaves GE's lineup of connected microwaves can now be controlled by the Google Assistant. Owners can use voice commands to set their microwave and perform basic functions like starting, pausing, stoppin...
22:17 2019-05-29

All the News and Key Details From Google Stadia Chief's AMA Google’s big play at making game streaming a reality—Stadia—is slated to go live sometime in November. That’s less than four months away, so to help answers questions and provide more info about Googl...
20:34 2019-07-19

On Migrant Journeys With WhatsApp and Google Translate Miriam Jordan, who covers immigration for The Times, says that migrants crossing the border often use WhatsApp and that Google Translate can break the ice....
15:51 2019-05-29

'Google can change how cars are sold forever' Opinion 27 May, 2019 Google should lend it's modern retailing expertise to car manufacturers rather than building its own car, says Mike Rutherford...
01:34 2019-05-28

An unknown Google media device gets FCC certification Earlier this month, an unknown Made by Google device was discovered on the FCC website. With Bluetooth connectivity and a model number of G022A, we wondered whether this could be a new pair of wireles...
23:51 2019-05-31

Google quietly ruined Chrome, and we almost missed it Google’s Chrome is the most popular way to browse the web on desktop and mobile, thanks to a combination of features that make it a reliable, albeit sometimes resource-intensive, app. However, G...
01:00 2019-06-01

Trump threatens to ‘take a look’ at Google for China ties Trump’s shot at Google came in a tweet that cited recent comments from Peter Thiel, a venture capitalist and one of the president’s top supporters, who this week called for the FBI and the CIA to prob...
05:00 2019-07-17

It’s 2019 and Google still can’t keep malware out of its Android app store Google appears to have a problem with stopping malicious apps from sneaking into the Play Store. In what appears to yet another case of malware disguised as a legitimate app, security researchers from...
15:17 2019-07-16

Another employee behind the Google Walkout has left the company One of the leaders of a mass walkout last year in protest of Google's handling of sexual misconduct cases has left the company, Bloomberg reports. Meredith Whittaker was the founder of Google...
16:51 2019-07-16

Google Calendar is back, so get to work (updated) Google Calendar went down today in the US, UK and most of Europe, throwing working people off their schedules. Visitors to Google Calendar on desktop began receiving a 404 error around 10AM ET. The co...
21:34 2019-06-18

US regulators carve up oversight of Amazon and Google If there weren't already signs that American regulators expect to crack down on tech giants, there are now. Washington Post sources said that the Department of Justice and the Federal Trade Comm...
00:00 2019-06-03

Google's Scrutiny by Justice Department Has Been Building The Justice Department’s plans to investigate Alphabet Inc.’s Google have been building over time, amid a growing public conversation about whether the government should do more to scrutinize the hand...
22:34 2019-06-02

Explainer: Why Google has a target on its back in Washington The U.S. Justice Department is preparing an investigation of Alphabet Inc’s Google to determine whether the technology company violated laws to ensure fair competition, two sources familiar with the m...
21:34 2019-06-02

EXPLAINER-Why Google has a target on its back in Washington The U.S. Justice Department is preparing an investigation of Alphabet Inc’s Google to determine whether the technology company violated laws to ensure fair competition, two sources familiar with the m...
18:51 2019-06-02

Google Is at the Center of a Storm Brewing Over Big Tech Support for an antitrust investigation into the company is coming from across the political spectrum. For Google, any case would be a major distraction, or worse....
13:34 2019-06-02

Most of the Google Walkout Organizers Have Left the Company Four of the seven organizers of a 20,000-person walkout at Google in November have quit. The latest to leave is Meredith Whittaker, a researcher on the ethics of AI....
03:17 2019-07-17

Google is reportedly tracking your purchases through Gmail Rack it up as one more way Google tracks your personal data. Any purchase you make that uses your Gmail account will be logged by Google, according to a discovery made recently by a Reddit user. The u...
18:17 2019-05-27

This is the coolest new Google Search feature we’ve seen in years Google often adds useful tools and productivity features to its various apps and services, but some of the best are more fun than they are useful. Such is the case for the latest addition to Google Se...
13:01 2019-06-08

Several Pixel 3a users get a glimpse of the future thanks to Google You can't blame some Google Pixel 3a owners for double checking the calendar today. That's because a few of them received the July Android security update on June 19th, just two weeks after the June u...
02:34 2019-06-20

Google shuts down Daydream VR's Play Movies & TV app Google has pulled Daydream VR's version of the Google Play Movies & TV app. You can still view your rentals or purchases through the YouTube VR app, a Google spokesperson confirmed to Variety...
04:01 2019-06-14

Google Maps now predicts how crowded your bus or train will be Google is introducing a new predictive feature to Google Maps, one that tells travelers how busy their bus, train, or subway ride will likely be.Read More...
20:34 2019-06-27

Google Maps can predict how crowded your train or bus will be Public transit is vital for countless people, but no one wants to be stuck on a subway train or bus that's jam-packed. To help you figure out how busy your ride is going to be, you'll soon s...
21:34 2019-06-27

Google May Have Used Your Mannequin Challenge Videos to Train AI Remember back in 2016 when everybody was posting those Mannequin Challenge videos? Well, it turns out that instead of collecting dust in Ye Olde Meme Archive, Google researchers are using the videos t...
00:34 2019-06-28

Here's a good example why you can't blindly follow Google Maps Many of us rely on Google Maps every day to help us get safely from point "A" to point "B." But sometimes putting blind faith in technology can backfire. Take the ordeal that nearly 100 Colorado drive...
06:34 2019-06-28

Google's Smart Compose Is Shitty And Definitely Evil Not satisfied with foisting predictive text and Smart Replies upon an unsuspecting public, Google rolled out a new Smart Compose feature for mobile Gmail two months ago that, like your significant oth...
23:34 2019-06-13

Facebook and Google likely to face new regulators for news and ads ACCC report argues for an authority to monitor ads to ensure tech giants do not break anti-competition lawsFacebook and Google are likely to face a strong push for new regulators in Australia to overs...
12:34 2019-06-28

Google Maps can now predict how crowded your bus or train will be Living in New York, there are times when I plan my entire day around whether or not public transportation is going to be a pain to deal with. Unfortunately, online notifications and social media posts...
23:34 2019-06-28

Google kills off Play Movies app for Daydream VR It looks like Google isn't too convinced that VR is a the future any longer, as the company has just killed off an important app that would allow Android users to access VR content: Play Movies. But l...
21:51 2019-06-13

Google is ending the integration between Drive and Photos Enlarge Google Drive is a place to store all your files, and Google Photos is a place to store all your photos. On the surface, having these two Google services integrate somewhat makes sense, and ...
21:51 2019-06-13

Google leaked the Pixel 4 early; here's what we know Even though it's not supposed to drop until October, Google tweeted the first official photo of the Pixel 4 on Wednesday. Here's what it looks like.       ...
20:01 2019-06-13

Google Pixel 3a review: The best (non iPhone) $400 you'll ever spend After having spent a week reviewing Google's Pixel 3a, I've got to say it impressed me. A lot. And at $400, it might just be the best Android phone on the market. At any price point. ...
18:17 2019-05-24

Google Cloud swallows Alphabet’s Chronicle Google today announced that Alphabet's Chronicle is joining Google Cloud "in the coming weeks." Google expects to complete the integration "this fall."Read More...
20:34 2019-06-27

Update allows you to share self-destructing images through the Google Duo app Back in 2012 when Snapchat launched, its claim to fame was that members could take a photo that would "self-destruct" in ten seconds or less once viewed by the recipient. Of course, there were many re...
18:34 2019-06-27

Google's Chromebook App Hub for students and teachers is live We can argue about the merits and flaws of Chromebooks all day long, but one thing is clear: They've found a strong foothold in the education market. Indeed, today Google is announcing that more ...
22:17 2019-06-19

The future is here: Google testing AR-powered ads through YouTube VR used to be a big deal a couple of years ago when every manufacturer believed it would be the future of gadgets. Alas, it seems it still has a long way to go as it didn't really pick up all that muc...
17:01 2019-06-19

We ranked Google’s new search icons by how evil they look In case you hadn’t noticed, Google got a facelift. Yep, the tech giant’s search page received some rather fancy new icons. Slap your peepers on this: While before there were just words, now there are ...
17:51 2019-06-20

Block Sites From Google Results With uBlacklist Chrome: Sometimes you just never want to see a certain site in your Google results. Maybe you want to block a sketchy news source, or you don’t want Pinterest in your image search results, or there’s ...
18:34 2019-06-18

Businesses can now accept PayPal through Google Pay in 24 countries In all 24 countries where PayPal's integrated with Google Pay, businesses can now optionally accept PayPal with Google Pay through their apps or websites.Read More...
21:51 2019-06-20

Google Hardware quits the tablet business, again The new Google Pixel Slate. [credit: Valentina Palladino ] Google and tablets just don't m...
15:17 2019-06-21

What do you lose when your Android phone is not supported by Google? A lot... Huawei has been in some hot waters lately. The company has been added to the dreaded US entity list and, as a result, all USA-based businesses are forbidden to work with it. So, Google pulled out, say...
16:34 2019-06-17

Leaked Pixel 4 renders could be our best look yet at Google’s new flagships Google’s decision to tease its new Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL design months ahead of the phones’ official announcement was bizarre, to say the least. Perhaps part of the idea behind the move w...
17:17 2019-06-21

The Google Pixel 4 may have been spotted in the wild for the first time We might have caught our first glimpse at the Google Pixel 4 out in the wild, after a phone looking very similar to the one Google teased last week was spotted being used in London.An image of the pho...
12:34 2019-06-15

Google getting out of the tablet game was inevitable (and smart) Yesterday afternoon, Google's hardware division made an unusually forthcoming announcement: The company will no longer build its own tablets. Instead, it will focus all of its efforts on laptops....
23:00 2019-06-21

Google's listing reveals key specs of the Vivo Z1 Pro Some of the key specifications of the upcoming Vivo Z1 Pro have been revealed by a Google ad listing. This was first reported by Smartprix along with a screenshot of the Flipkart ad listing. The Vivo ...
16:51 2019-06-14

You Can Now Sign Into Your Google Account on iOS Using an Android Phone Google has been on a quest to kill the password, so in its latest efforts to further that agenda, the tech giant has now made it possible to log into your Google account on iOS devices by using an And...
18:17 2019-06-13

Google leaked the Pixel 4 early, here's what we know Even though it's not supposed to drop until October, Google tweeted the first official photo of the Pixel 4 on Wednesday. Here's what it looks like.       ...
16:51 2019-06-13

Why Google Duplex might make my design job redundant A year ago, Google blew the world away with Duplex, an AI assistant that can make phone calls for you. The demo went viral and raised a lot of ethical and philosophical questions. Last month, Google a...
17:34 2019-06-29

Google's Pixel 4 could track hand gestures Project Soli is one of Google's many hardware experiments, one in which a tiny radar is used to track hand gestures. The rumor mill is churning, suggesting that Soli may find itself a home inside...
17:51 2019-06-12

These 6 Google tools are essential for the success of most websites While some services and software that aim to increase website traffic cost money, there are a good number of really useful ones that are mostly free. Undoubtedly the best of these have been creat...
14:51 2019-06-12

Google’s newest Gmail feature will let you do a lot more than just email Google gave Gmail a massive makeover last year, adding several additional features so you can do a lot more than just email inside Gmail. Now, Google is about to make Gmail even more useful, adding a ...
21:17 2019-06-11

Waze just inherited one of the best features of Google Maps Over the past few years, Google has been adding a ton of features to Google Maps that make its other navigation app, Waze, so popular. But that doesn’t mean Waze is getting overlooked, as the co...
04:34 2019-06-11

Privacy-first browsers look to take the shine off Google’s Chrome Before Google, Facebook and Amazon, tech dominance was known by a single name: Microsoft. And no product was more dominant than Microsoft’s web browser, Internet Explorer. The company’s browser was th...
05:00 2019-07-06

AI uses Google Trends data to predict how many people will get the flu In a newly published paper, researchers describe an AI model that taps Google Trends data to improve the accuracy of flu prevalence forecasts.Read More...
16:51 2019-07-08

‘Grow with Google’ starts Monday in Tucson Getty Images TUCSON – Google is inviting Tucsonans to join its free digital workshop on Monday. “Grow with Google” offers resources to expand your digital skills, whether you are a business owner, loo...
19:34 2019-06-10

Google Pixel 4 XL renders suggest the notch is going away We already know what the rear of Google's upcoming Pixel 4 looks like, and renders of the other side of the XL version suggest the smartphone will ditch the widely-derided notch of the Pixel 3 XL...
03:00 2019-07-09

Google Assistant now offers navigation help in Waze You might not have to touch your screen much at all the next time you navigate with Waze. Google is starting to roll out Assistant support in Waze for Android users, making some of its features avail...
17:01 2019-06-10

Google Stadia will only work with four phones at launch The main draw of the Google Stadia game streaming platform is that it can deliver triple-A gaming experiences, no matter where you are, over the internet with very little lag. 'Gaming on eve...
10:51 2019-07-09

25 Google Calendar Hacks to Maximize Productivity Released to the general public in July 2009, Google Calendar is one of the favored time management and scheduling apps available. And, for a good reason. I know a lot at Google Calendar. Here are 25 G...
11:51 2019-06-09

These Pixel 4 renders give us our best look yet at Google's next flagship Last year's Pixel 3 XLThere’s quite a lot of conflicting Pixel 4 information floating around at the moment making it quite hard to visualize what the flagship duo will look like. But following some se...
19:00 2019-06-12

You can now use your Android phone as a 2FA security key for Google accounts on iOS Now, Android phones running Android 7.0 Nougat or newer can act as 2FA security keys for Google accounts on iPhones and iPads running iOS 10.0 and up.Read More...
19:34 2019-06-12

How Fake Business Listings End Up on Google Maps Have a burst pipe or a broken-down car? That plumber or mechanic you found on Google Maps might not be where they say they are. Or they might not be anywhere at all. Reporters Rob Copeland and Katie B...
10:34 2019-07-04

Google just took a strange step towards replacing Android with something better Android might be one of the two most important mobile operating systems right now, and the biggest one by market share, but it certainly won’t be around forever. That’s why Google is alrea...
17:34 2019-07-01

Google is about to steal another great feature from the iPhone Transferring files between Apple devices is incredibly easy thanks to a great feature called AirDrop. Whether you’re moving files between your iPhone and your Mac, or you’re looking to tra...
22:34 2019-07-01

Why Google's Pixel 4 teaser is a brilliant move Yesterday we were merely speculating which design would the next Pixels likely employ, and today things are literally set in stone as Google--yes,Google--went full sicko mode and revealed its upcoming...
11:51 2019-06-13

PSA: Your Android phone is now a security key for signing in to Google on iOS Google has announced that it’s now possible to log into your Google accounts from your iPhones and iPads using your Android phone as a hardware authentication key. The development comes almost more th...
11:17 2019-06-13

I’ll be passing on Google’s new 2fa for logins on iPhones and iPads. Here’s why Enlarge (credit: Google) Google is expanding its new Android-based two-factor authentication (2fa) to people logging in to Google and Google Cloud services on iPhones and iPads. While Google deserve...
06:34 2019-06-13

Google pushes for an official web crawler standard One of the cornerstones of Google's business (and really, the web at large) is the robots.txt file that sites use to exclude some of their content from the search engine's web crawler, Googl...
08:51 2019-07-02

Google and Facebook Are Draining Brains From Europe It wouldn't be the first time that Europe's smartest and most promising tech startups have been gobbled up by the behemoths of Silicon Valley and Seattle....
09:51 2019-07-02

Google tweaked algorithm after rise in US shootings Mass murders present challenge for search engine to deliver accurate resultsMisinformation is so common after mass shootings that Google has had to tweak its algorithm to compensate, a senior search e...
10:51 2019-07-02

Google pushes new update to the Pixel Buds, here is what's new The Pixel Buds are far from being perfect, but they sure aren't bad at all. As a matter of fact, most users won't notice some of the issues that Google discovered after releasing the earphones. Even s...
05:17 2019-06-13

Sonos brings Google Assistant to its speakers in the UK Sonos users in the UK will soon have another option to control their speakers, as Google Assistant support is arriving with a software update that's rolling out as of today. You can use the voice...
18:00 2019-07-02

Your Android phone can sign you into Google on iOS devices Who said that Apple- and Google-powered devices can't work in harmony? Not Google. It's taking advantage of its recently added security key functionality to use your Android phone as verif...
23:17 2019-06-12

Google Lens can tell you about the people behind local artworks If you're sitting in a coffee shop and you spot a neat mural on the wall, you could soon use your smartphone to identify the local artist who was behind it. A new feature of Google Lens currently...
16:00 2019-07-09

Google’s new AI is better at detecting lung cancer than doctors Science fiction has taught us to fear the inevitable rise of digital brains and while it’s true that handing too much power to machines of our own creation could end badly, AI is proving itself to be ...
18:17 2019-05-22

Google Duo's group video calls roll out to everyone Google is making Duo more useful as it's rolling out group video calls to everyone on Android and iOS. You can have up to eight people on a call at once (a far lower limits than FaceTime's 3...
21:51 2019-05-23

You’re about to start seeing ads for the first time on Google’s mobile homepage During Google’s Marketing Live conference for advertisers on Tuesday, the search giant announced a first for the company: Ads are coming soon to Google’s iconic homepage. The ads will be c...
14:38 2019-05-21

Update to Google's Messages app adds a very useful feature Google's master plan to dominate the world includes the placement of Google Assistant into as many apps and devices as possible. To that end, several Reddit posters (via XDA) are discovering that upda...
22:17 2019-05-21

Google just gave Huawei a wakeup call It's been a tumultuous week for Huawei. Five days ago, President Trump declared a national emergency to ban the sales and use of telecom equipment that pose "unacceptable" risks to national secur...
16:34 2019-05-21

Pixel 3a XL review: the cheaper Google phone to buy Great camera, top software, OK battery and performance, in a plastic body that’s a bit too wideWith a price-tag of £469, the Pixel 3a XL tries to offer the best of Google, but costing £400 less than i...
14:38 2019-05-21

Google’s Duo launches video calls with up to 8 people Google Duo users worldwide can now make video calls with up to 8 people and create video messages personalized with text, emojis, and drawings.Read More...
23:34 2019-05-23

How to Save Your Jump VR Content Before Google Deletes It Google’s giving yet another service the axe—this time it’s the company’s VR content-editing service Jump VR. Google just announced that the service will be shuttering on June 28....
21:00 2019-05-21

Many Google Duplex calls are from real people instead of AI Google's Duplex reservations might be more widely available, but that doesn't mean the AI is ready to handle every call. The company has confirmed to the New York Times that about 25 percen...
12:01 2019-05-23

Google Duo group video calls have arrived Google Duo's long-awaited group video calling feature has finally arrived for users of the app around the world.Having been tested on select users since January, the feature had already been spot...
12:34 2019-05-24

Mystery Made by Google device surfaces at the FCC Google has a new device up its sleeves and it is a wireless Bluetooth device with the model number of G022A. That information was discovered on the FCC's website (via 9to5 Google) and the model number...
06:51 2019-05-22

Now you can order takeout food directly via Google Ordering takeout food for delivery is hardly a strenuous task, but Google has just found a way to make things even easier. Thanks to new partnerships with Doordash, Postmates and Delivery.com, it&apos...
12:34 2019-05-24

Huawei Phones Will Lose Some Google Services After U.S. Ban (BEIJING) — Google said Monday its basic services on Huawei smartphones still will function following U.S. sales curbs, but the Chinese tech giant faces the possible loss of other features and s...
15:51 2019-05-21

Pixel 3a review: the people’s Google phone? Great camera and software make a bargain, let down only by middling performance and battery Google’s latest phone, the Pixel 3a, offers the firm’s fantastic camera and software for less than £400, cut...
14:38 2019-05-21

Google: Software is never going to be able to fix Spectre-type bugs Enlarge (credit: Aurich Lawson / Getty Images) Researchers from Google investigating the scope and impact of the Spectre attack have published a paper asserting that Spectre-like vulnerabilities are...
14:38 2019-05-21

Face ID firm Lumentum follows Google with Huawei ban Apple Face ID parts supplier Lumentum Holdings Inc followed Google on Monday in clamping down on the business it does with Huawei Technologies, after U.S. President Donald Trump imposed a ban on the C...
14:38 2019-05-21

In Google's hometown, some residents are living on the streets in RVs There’s a housing crisis in one of the most affluent areas in the country. To make it even more shocking, it's at the doorstep of one of the world's most valuable companies: Google....
18:17 2019-05-24

Choose what happens to your Google account when you die (or simply stop using it) Have you given any thought to what will happen to your Google account when you die, or when you simply forget to use it for an extended period of time? Google's Inactive Account Manager helps you plan...
19:00 2019-05-22

Quitting the five tech giants: Could you say goodbye to Google? Google touches all aspects of our lives, from the videos we watch to the information we seek. Could you live without Google? In our five day series, this is hump day, the day we look at Google....
15:17 2019-05-25

Many Google Duplex 'AI' Calls Are Actually Made by Humans Last year, when Google first showed off its new Duplex feature that used artificial intelligence to make calls for users, it terrified us because it sounded so human.Read more......
18:17 2019-05-23

Who Needs Google's Android? Huawei Trademarks Its Own Smartphone OS Huawei is pinning its hopes on a self-designed operating system to replace Google’s Android following a U.S. blacklisting. The question is: Can it succeed where others have failed?...
16:51 2019-05-24

Google Search has a new design — see if you can spot the difference Google today announced it’s making a visual change to Search on mobile devices. Behold: Can you spot the difference? The “visual refresh,” as Google calls it, is a small one. But it’s also an importan...
03:17 2019-05-23

U.S. senator queries MSCI over inclusion of Chinese shares in major benchmark U.S. Senator Marco Rubio has written to the CEO of global index provider MSCI Inc seeking information on why the company has included certain Chinese stocks in its widely tracked emerging market index...
19:17 2019-06-13

Amid Storm Over Voting Machines On Eve of Counting, Amit Shah's 6 Queries BJP chief Amit Shah ripped into the opposition today over its allegations of tampering of Electronic Voting Machines, alleging that the "noise got shriller after the exit poll results". The Election.....
14:17 2019-05-22

How to Find and Report Fake Businesses on Google Maps The next time you go to order pizza, or call someone to repair an appliance, make sure you aren’t getting scammed by a representative of a business that doesn’t actually exist....
06:17 2019-06-22

Google Trips' final voyage will conclude on August 5 You're well-served if you want apps for traveling, from apps made by airlines, train and bus companies to hold your reservations, to specific travel apps to help you navigate a city, and it seems...
12:51 2019-06-06

Quickly Alphabetize Lists and Paragraphs in Google Docs With This Add On There are plenty of times in life that you’ll want to create an alphabetized list. A guest list at a party, for instance, is a lot easier to navigate at the door if everyone is listed in alphabetic or...
06:34 2019-06-10

Google Celebrates the Summer Solstice With a Pastel Doodle It’s officially summer and Google is celebrating with a pastel Doodle. Friday is the start of the summer solstice in the northern hemisphere, making it the longest day and shortest night of 2019...
23:51 2019-06-21

Apple hits Google where it hurts; says iOS 12 runs on 85% of devices Apple’s announcements at WWDC yesterday undoubtedly focused on the company’s updated range of operating systems including iOS 13, watchOS 6, and the new iPadOS. However, the company did also point out...
12:01 2019-06-04

Google users can now auto-delete location data Though Google is releasing the auto-delete feature to heighten privacy safeguards, the collection of user data is the heart of the company’s business model....
20:34 2019-06-27

Google Cloud, Informatica Team Up to Tame Data Google Cloud is joining forces with data-management company Informatica to help businesses draw more value from their data—part of a continuing push by Google into the enterprise information-technolog...
04:34 2019-05-22

Check your settings if you don't want Google tracking every move Search giant's "Location History" is an opt-in feature, but Google prompts users to turn it on for better recommendations. In turn, they get followed.       ...
19:34 2019-06-27

The hottest new features coming to Google’s Pixel 4 just leaked The Pixel 4 rear design is no longer a secret, as Google surprised fans with a teaser image (above) after leaks have revealed said design. We know the phone will look a lot like the iPhone 11, which a...
15:51 2019-07-08

Google makes it easier for Box customers to migrate to G Suite Google makes it easier for Box customers to migrate to G Suite. The new offering is part of G Suite Migrate, which launched in beta in early 2019.Read More...
15:51 2019-06-04

AR goggles: FORM is sorta like Google Glass, but for swimming While companies like Google, Microsoft offer AR headsets for professional and industrial environments, companies like FORM and Solo focus on fitness.       ...
13:17 2019-07-09

Google Duo's Group Video Calling Now Available Globally on Android, iOS Google Duo has brought the Data Saving mode that comes as a replacement of the earlier Limit mobile data usage option. Google Duo's group video calling feature is also rolling out globally, with......
20:00 2019-05-24

Apple and Google are the top two valuable brands in wireless tech Quick. Name the most valuable brand name in the world. Apple? nope. Google? That answer is so 2018. According to the 2019 BrandZ Top 100 Most Valuable Global Brands rankings computed by WPP and Kantar...
03:34 2019-06-24

Google reveals multiplayer support and other new Stadia details You won't lose access to your games on Google Stadia even if its publisher decides to exit the platform. That's one of the things the tech giant has revealed in a comprehensive update to the...
09:17 2019-07-09

Google and Amazon bring the YouTube app back to Fire TV Months after Amazon and Google ended their fight over streaming video, the official YouTube app is once again available on Fire TV devices. As of today, some Fire TV devices (multiple Fire TV Stick va...
15:17 2019-07-09

‘Code with Google’ helps bring coding into the classroom Most American students aren't learning how to code in elementary or middle school -- and if they are, it's likely they reside in an affluent school district. Google hopes to bridge the gaps ...
03:00 2019-07-09

Amazon Echo vs Google Home: which is the smart speaker for you? If you're in the market for a smart speaker, you'll need to weigh up which you'd like. Is it the Amazon Echo or the Google Home? How do you split two of the best devices out there? Well...
16:17 2019-07-09

Here's Each State's Favorite Pixar Film, According to Google Trends The release of Toy Story 4 is here, which means it’s time to debate that age-old question: which Pixar movie is the best? (It’s The Incredibles.) Interestingly, that answer might vary depending on wha...
05:51 2019-06-23

Even the Google Calendar app is being used by scammers to drain your bank account Scammers apparently live by the motto "where there's a will there's a way." Take the Google Calendar app. As Wired notes, criminals with malicious intent are taking advantage of one of the default set...
04:17 2019-06-23

How to Spot (and Avoid) Fake Google Maps Listings When you search for a local business on Google, your instinct is to trust the top results. But the listings that show up under the map can contain made-up information. Here are signs you’re looking at...
18:00 2019-06-22

This is how Google plans to curb permission begging on Android Apps with excessive permissions requests are nothing new on Android, and Google has been trying to alleviate the issue by changing its policies numerous times over the years. These efforts have had va...
18:34 2019-06-27

Google Is Making Billions Off Journalism as Newsrooms Starve Last year Google made an astonishing $4.6 billion off the news industry, according to the New York Times. That’s a shocking amount of money, considering the declining state of journalism, and the fact...
14:17 2019-06-10

Google’s taking another crack at building a social network After shutting down failed Google+ in April, the big G is giving this social network thing another go. It’s currently trialing Shoelace, a hyperlocal network for people who want to find others to join...
07:34 2019-07-11

Google adds 'Welcome Offers' to its store and restaurant listings Last year, Google allowed you to "follow" your favorite stores and restaurants so you would always get updates on the latest events, products or offers from that business (you'll see these update...
22:34 2019-06-20

YouTube, other Google services down due to eastern US traffic congestion Services like YouTube, Google Cloud and G Suite are being affected, while #YouTubeDOWN is trending on Twitter.        ...
01:51 2019-06-03

Facebook, Google, Twitter to testify on election security Elections officials and leaders at tech companies Facebook, Google and Twitter are set to testify later this week at a House Committee on Oversight and Reform hearing on election security, lawmakers a...
15:51 2019-05-21

Google and Renault-Nissan Are Teaming Up On Self-Driving Cars Yet another company partners with Google’s self-driving car division, AKA Alphabet’s self-driving car division, AKA Waymo; everyone seems to hate Trump’s new EPA rules; and supersonic jets. All that a...
20:17 2019-06-20

Best Android smartwatch: what to wear on your wrist if you have a Google phone If you've got an Android phone and you're on the hunt for a smartwatch, you're in the right place. Below we've ranked all the greatest pieces of techy wristwear that will connect t...
18:17 2019-06-20

Google Pay inches closer to US ubiquity with support for 32 new banks Formed in 2018 by combining Google Wallet and the 2015-released Android Pay platform, Google Pay is probably not as widely used in the US as arch-rival Apple Pay, but it's certainly supported on a sim...
10:51 2019-05-22

Google added a share button to search results How many times have you been asked something so incredibly straightforward that the effort of asking the question likely far surpasses the effort involved in just Googling it in the first place? Proba...
16:51 2019-06-20

At Google, Father's Day brings deals on the Pixel 3 and Pixelbook Google today unveiled several gadget deals that celebrate Father’s Day (June 16) and are available as of now in the US. The main deal that's of relevance to us involves the Google Pixel 3 phone series...
08:00 2019-06-11

The Morning After: The human ears that listen in via Google Assistant Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. Welcome to Friday! Some Google employees are apparently listening to a small percentage of your Assistant queries, there's a new full-frame camera that'...
18:34 2019-07-12

Report Suspicious Sites to Google Using This Chrome Extension If you’ve used Chrome for any length of time, you’ve probably stumbled across its scary red interstitial—otherwise known as the Google Safe Browsing warning. If you’re attempting to pull up a site tha...
04:17 2019-06-20

Google whistleblower launches project to keep tech ethical Jack Poulson’s non-profit group Tech Inquiry aims to make it easier for coders to speak outEmployees of tech companies should have the right to know when they are working on projects they may find eth...
14:17 2019-07-13

B&H has an insane deal on the 128GB unlocked Google Pixel 3 XL If you're looking to snag a great deal on a handset for Father's Day this coming Sunday, or just looking for yourself, B&H has a great deal on the Google Pixel 3 XL (via Droid-Life). The 128GB unlocke...
08:00 2019-06-11

Google and Netflix teamed up to put a brilliant ‘Stranger Things’ AR ad in the NYT Stranger Things is the hottest Netflix show of the season, and plenty of other companies are trying to take advantage of the horror/sci-fi retro adventure. We saw Microsoft and Coca Cola do it, and Go...
05:00 2019-07-12

Google scraps smartwatch apps for Nest thermostats Google has shut down its Nest thermostat apps for smartwatches, claiming not enough people were using them.The apps for Google Wear OS and Apple Watch let you adjust the target temperature with a tap ...
12:00 2019-07-11

Google Stadia may offer publisher-specific subscriptions Last week, Google revealed pricing and availability for its much-anticipated game streaming service Stadia. It announced the Founder's Edition and Stadia Pro packages, as well as a targeted Novem...
17:01 2019-06-10

Google tumbles as US follows Europe's lead with antitrust investigation Google, the search engine giant fined $5.1 billion over anticompetitive practices in Europe last year, tumbled in New York trading after reports that prosecutors are planning an antitrust investigatio...
21:34 2019-06-03

Google celebrates the arrival of summer and winter in new Doodles Google is welcoming the start of the summer solstice in the Northern Hemisphere and the start of the winter solstice in the Southern Hemisphere with new Doodles....
13:17 2019-06-21

Google will no longer make tablets, but Chrome OS lives on In case you were holding out for a Google or Pixel-branded tablet, I’ve got some bad news: the company is no longer interested in building these devices in-house. Computerworld reported that Google re...
12:17 2019-06-21

You can now keep your eyes on the road at all times with Google Assistant on Waze While it's not particularly clear what Google wants to do in the long run with its two immensely popular web mapping and navigation services, Waze and Google Maps are becoming more and more alike. The...
20:17 2019-06-10

Huawei has allegedly cut phone production orders after Google ban Smartphone-maker Huawei has undoubtedly been one of the biggest losers in the US Government's recent trade war with China, and in the wake of new restrictions the Chinese company has now reported...
09:34 2019-06-03

Google Apologises for Bug That Saved Some Passwords in Plain Text "To be clear, these passwords remained in our secure encrypted infrastructure. This issue has been fixed and we have seen no evidence of improper access to or misuse of the affected passwords," Google...
09:17 2019-05-22

Google workers can listen to what people say to its AI home devices Company admitted that contractors can access recordings made by Assistant, after some of its recordings were leakedGoogle acknowledged its contractors are able to listen to recordings of what people s...
23:17 2019-07-11

How to Play Google's Wimbledon-Inspired Tennis Easter Egg Wimbledon officially ends this weekend. To celebrate the tournament, Google created a fun Easter Egg that allows you to battle in your own tennis match on your phone or computer — you just need to kno...
02:17 2019-07-12

Try These Waze-Specific Google Assistant Commands on Android Since Google acquired Waze back in 2013, the company has been slowly adding Waze features into Google Maps, including Waze’s traffic reporting functions and real-time speed limits....
00:00 2019-06-11

Google Contractors Listen to Virtual-Assistant Conversations Google said contractors are listening to customer audio recorded by the company’s virtual assistant, a disclosure prompted by a media report that adds to privacy concerns associated with the voice-ope...
03:34 2019-07-12

Google stored some business passwords as plain text Facebook isn't the only big tech company found to be storing passwords in plain text. Google has warned G Suite users that an "error" in a password recovery implementation left some of their pas...
11:51 2019-05-22

Google's Chrome Browser May Soon Get Media Controls in the Toolbar Google is working on to add a play and pause button on its Chrome browser's toolbar that will help users pause or resume a video playing in the browser....
10:51 2019-07-08

Google once again points out a feature the Pixel 3a has and the iPhone XS doesn't Was it all the way back in February when we told you about Google testing an AR version of Google Maps for pedestrians? Time sure flies when you're covering this industry. Anyway, Google is now promot...
22:17 2019-05-21

Google Maps Will Now Warn You About Natural Disasters in Your Area Google Maps can already route you around traffic and road closures, but now it will also be able to help you steer clear of areas affected by natural disasters....
04:51 2019-06-07

Google internet balloon spinoff Loon still looking for its wings Google's bet on balloons to deliver cell service soon faces a crucial test amid doubts about the viability of the technology by some potential customers....
15:00 2019-07-01

Google to buy data analytics firm Looker for $2.6 billion Alphabet Inc's Google said on Thursday it would buy Looker, a big-data analytics company, for $2.6 billion in cash, in the first major acquisition for new Google Cloud Chief Executive Thomas Kurian....
16:00 2019-06-06

Google flags U.S. national security risks from Huawei ban: FT Alphabet Inc's Google has warned if the U.S. administration moves ahead with sweeping ban on Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, it risks compromising national security, the Financial Times reported on Thursd...
07:34 2019-06-07

Google cuts off Huawei’s access to key Android services Google yanked Huawei’s access to some of its key Android services, dealing a blow to the Chinese smartphone maker as it’s caught in an escalating trade war between the US and China. The California-bas...
21:34 2019-05-21

Google Stadia exec isn’t worried about data caps—but he probably should be Enlarge / A Google Stadia controller and a Google Chromecast Ultra. (credit: Google) The Google executive in charge of the company's new Stadia game-streaming service says he thinks data caps won't ...
23:00 2019-07-01

Google executive insists she was 'baited' into 'imprecise language' Google executive Jen Gennai tried to clarify what she meant in a leaked video from Project Veritas which showed her implying Google would try to stop President Trump from being elected in 2020....
07:00 2019-06-28

It’s not that we’ve failed to rein in Facebook and Google. We’ve not even tried | Shoshana Zuboff The tech giants use our data not only to predict our behaviour but to change it. But we can resist this attack on democracyIn a BBC interview last week, Facebook’s vice-president, Nick Clegg, surprise...
08:17 2019-07-02

Google Stadia will support “a variety of business models” Google's Phil Harrison (you may remember him from his days at Sony). Last month, when Google revealed its upcoming Stadia streaming gaming platform, it left op...
21:01 2019-05-21

Google Stadia launches in November with $130 Founder’s Edition On Thursday, Google hosted its first Stadia Connect stream to reveal all the pricing and launch details that it wasn’t ready to share during the announcement of the service back in March. Virtua...
21:51 2019-06-06

Kelkoo ready to take Google complaint to U.S. antitrust regulators: CEO British price comparison site Kelkoo is willing to take its complaint about Google to U.S. antitrust regulators because EU efforts to ensure a level playing field are inadequate, its chief executive s...
04:17 2019-06-06

Google has created a maths AI that has already proved 1200 theorems An AI made by Google has written mathematical proofs for more than 1200 theorems and may one day go on to tackle problems mathematicians don't know how to solve...
21:00 2019-05-21

UPDATE 2-Google to buy data analytics firm Looker for $2.6 bln Alphabet Inc's Google said on Thursday it would buy Looker, a privately held big-data analytics company, for $2.6 billion in cash, in the first major acquisition for new Google Cloud Chief Executive T...
17:17 2019-06-06

Get Google Pixel 3 XL deals from £19 per month after a tasty O2 price cut We frequently see the price of the Google Pixel 3 float up and down, that's just what it does. But when the bigger, Pixel 3 XL deals drop in price, now that is big news.There's something abo...
18:00 2019-06-06

Google Stadia is forgetting one key market: mobile gamers When Google Stadia was launched, it seemed like it could transform mobile gaming from a realm of basic puzzle games and mixed ports, to a genuine competitor to console gaming – but perhaps we s...
20:00 2019-06-30

Google Maps can now warn you about how crowded buses and trains are Google is updating its Maps app so you can see how full you local bus or train is when you're planning your commute.       ...
15:17 2019-06-28

Google Stadia Founders Edition launches in November for $130 Google announced its Stadia Pro cloud gaming service will go live in 13 countries in Europe and the U.S. in November for a monthly fee of $10 a month.Read More...
00:34 2019-06-07

Google to Acquire Data-Analytics Firm Looker Google has made a long-awaited acquisition to bolster its cloud-computing business, a booming industry where it has lagged behind rivals. The tech giant has reached a deal to acquire Looker for $2.6 b...
19:51 2019-06-06

Here’s how Google Stadia performs depending on your internet connection Google is introducing more about the launch of its Stadia streaming gaming service today, and VP Phil Harrison gave us performance specifics today so you can see exactly how the company thinks the ser...
19:34 2019-06-06

Google updates SOS Alerts with visualizations of natural disasters Google has announced a number of enhancements to SOS Alerts, a safety feature first introduced to Google Maps and Search nearly two years ago. Read More...
00:34 2019-06-07

This exclusive Google Pixel 3 deal is as cheap as the new 3a - just £20 a month Just as we finally started to accept the new shockingly high prices of Google Pixel 3 deals, they've now come crashing down in drastic fashion, knocking hundreds off the overall cost of contracts...
16:34 2019-05-24

Google's Stadia Streaming Service Faces Skepticism Google plans to charge $10 a month to access mostly older videogames through its new Stadia cloud-streaming service, an offering that analysts expect to face difficulty in standing out among seasoned ...
01:17 2019-06-07

Google makes Remote Desktop access much easier If you've ever found yourself in the unenviable position of helping a friend or relative with computer issues, you'll know how frustrating it is to do so over the phone, having to repeatedly...
18:34 2019-06-06

Google follows the Trump administration and gives Huawei a temporary reprieve With Huawei on the ropes, yesterday the Trump administration gave the company a three-month reprieve allowing the company to access U.S. components and parts "necessary to maintain and support existin...
22:17 2019-05-21

'Darksiders Genesis' confirmed for Google Stadia, consoles and PC THQ Nordic and Airship Syndicate have announced the latest entry in the Darksiders series following 2018's Darksiders III -- and it's one of the first games confirmed for Google's Stadi...
18:34 2019-06-06

Google Stadia launches this November with $130 Founder's Edition On the eve of E3 (well, the night before EA's press conference, anyway), Google has revealed pricing and availability for Stadia, its highly anticipated game streaming service. The big date for y...
18:34 2019-06-06

Google to buy analytics software firm Looker for $2.6 billion Alphabet Inc's Google said on Thursday it would buy Looker, a privately held big-data analytics company, for $2.6 billion in cash, in the first major acquisition for new Google Cloud Chief Executive T...
18:00 2019-06-06

Google just removed the Huawei P30 Pro & Mate X from Android's website Just days after it removed the Huawei Mate 20 Pro from the list of Android Q Beta devices, Google has updated the official Android website (via 9To5Google) to no longer include the Huawei P30 Pro or t...
12:17 2019-05-24

Google Maps Will Now Predict How Crowded Buses And Trains Are Google Maps may still lead drivers into mud pits in empty fields, but the service is making changes to maps that will hopefully improve the transit commuter experience. Read more......
00:34 2019-06-28

Google suspends NZ 'trending' emails after suspect's name released Google has suspended an email alerting system in New Zealand following criticism by the government for publishing suppressed details of a murder case, the company said on Friday....
11:01 2019-07-05

Google Backs Down After New Zealand Murder Case Gaffe Google agreed Friday to change how it publishes New Zealand news after top officials lashed out at Google for breaching court suppression orders in a high-profile murder case....
12:51 2019-07-05

Google walkout organizer leaves job citing retaliation One of the organizers of an employee-led walkout at Google last year left her job, saying Friday that she experienced retaliation, something the tech company denies....
22:00 2019-06-07

Google boosts analytics capabilities with Looker deal Google has announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the data analytics platform Looker in $2.6bn all-cash transaction.The deal is expected to closer later this year after r...
00:17 2019-06-08

Google makes it easy to share GIFs from search GIFs aren't meant to be kept hidden in a folder, tucked in a dark corner of your phone or computer -- they're meant to be shared. Google is making it much easier to do that on mobile by putt...
21:34 2019-06-27

Google researchers trained AI with your Mannequin Challenge videos Way back in 2016, thousands of people participated in the Mannequin Challenge. As you might remember, it was an internet phenomenon in which people held random poses while someone with a camera walked...
21:34 2019-06-27

Google goes for verticals, scale in APAC cloud push Cloud vendor has identified health and life sciences as well as retail amongst key growth sectors and is looking to triple its headcount in the Asia-Pacific region over the next 18 months....
08:17 2019-07-06

Game Of Thrones showrunners now synonymous with "bad writers" on Google A wise(-ish) man once claimed that there was nothing more important or powerful than stories—but, then, he’d never encountered the raw fury of a pissed off internet fan-base. (Also, he thought “Pushed...
01:34 2019-07-07

New Zealand to introduce its own 'Google tax' if international law change bid fails The country wants to better tax the NZ$2.7 billion in revenue from cross-border digital services and is asking its OECD peers to amend international rules....
03:34 2019-06-05

Google’s TensorNetwork library speeds up computation by up to 100 times Google has open-sourced TensorNetwork, a tensor network library designed in collaboration with the Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics and X.Read More...
02:34 2019-06-05

Huawei accuses U.S. of bullying, says working with Google to respond to ban Chinese telecoms equipment maker Huawei called itself the victim of U.S. "bullying" on Tuesday and said it was working with Google to respond to trade restrictions imposed by Washington last week, a s...
00:34 2019-05-22

"We Should Sue Twitter, Facebook, Google For Bias," Says Trump: Report US President Donald Trump has threatened to sue tech giants like Facebook, Google and Twitter, saying they are spreading political bias against the Republicans....
21:17 2019-06-27

Google's Tweaking Search Results So You Won't Get Bombarded With The Same Site Ever google something and the results are all from the same site? Google’s aiming to fix that with a Search update that will give users more site diversity. Read more......
20:17 2019-06-07

Google is going to make it even easier to access the Pixel’s best feature If there’s one feature that defines the Pixel 3 (and all of Google’s Pixel phones, for that matter), it has got to be Night Sight — a camera mode that allows for stunning low-light p...
04:51 2019-07-05

Tired of Google following you? It is now easier to clear location data New functionality automatically deletes history of places users have visitedIt is now slightly easier to opt out of Google’s panopticon, with the introduction of new controls from the search engine to...
22:17 2019-06-27

Use Google Maps To Check Public Transportation Status Plenty of us rely on public transportation, but there are times when your local transit system is anything but reliable. Those of us who use it to commute are used to being packed into buses and subwa...
11:00 2019-07-03

Foldable phone designs are already bizarre, but this one from Google is the weirdest yet By now, it should be clear that foldable phone design is something close to a Wild West of the handset space. None of the major manufacturers, from Samsung to Huawei, who’ve either trotted out o...
23:51 2019-06-27

Google Maps will now help you avoid bumping into sweaty strangers on the bus Google Maps for iPhone and Android is getting a new feature that will tell you if your bus is delayed or if it's typically crowded at the time you plan to ride....
23:51 2019-06-27

Google's millions will transform San Jose – but at what true cost? A major urban hub without a big-city feel, San Jose hopes a huge new Google campus will rethink its car-centric sprawl. But critics warn it will steamroll poorer residentsSan Jose is the Bay Area’s mo...
16:00 2019-07-03

Google, Facebook potential subjects of fed probes, oversight…again Google and Facebook are in the crosshairs of potential US antitrust probes that could disrupt their businesses or even break them apart — but it’s not the first time they have faced heat from the feds...
19:01 2019-06-05

UK regulator investigates role of Facebook, Google in ad market Britain's competition regulator has launched an investigation into the power wielded by Facebook and Google in digital advertising markets, including the ownership of data....
18:34 2019-07-03

Abortion clinic ads in Australia blocked in error, Google says Abortion providers in Australia noticed a sharp drop in traffic from Google ads in the last weekGoogle says it has corrected a mistake that blocked ads for abortion providers from appearing in search ...
23:17 2019-06-27

Google appeals $1.7 billion EU fine over restrictive ad contracts As was expected, Google is appealing a €1.49 billion ($1.7 billion) fine laid against it by the European Commission related to its AdSense advertising business. Antitrust officials found that, in...
17:34 2019-06-05

Google's Quest to Build the Perfect One-Tap Smartphone Camera Across all three generations, the cameras on Google’s Pixel are extraordinary in their simplicity. You don’t get much in the way of manual controls, and even as competitors like Samsung, Apple, Huawei...
17:34 2019-06-05

Google, University of Chicago Sued Over Data Sharing A patient has sued Google and the University of Chicago, accusing them of sharing hundreds of thousands of records without removing date stamps and doctor's notes....
22:51 2019-06-27

Google Photos will let you manually tag faces it doesn't recognize Google Photos' product lead David Lieb took advantage of some downtime this week to start a surprisingly open dialogue on Twitter. Yesterday, he asked users what they want to see next from Google...
01:51 2019-07-04

Google Slammed by New Zealand Over Murder Case Gaffe Google was accused of "giving the middle finger" by New Zealand's Justice Minister Thursday, after the US tech giant refused to tighten publication standards....
13:34 2019-07-04

Google for Small Business connects entrepreneurs with resources At an event in New York City, Google announced Google for Small Bsuiness, a web portal that connects small business leaders with tools and resources.Read More...
20:34 2019-06-27

Google Now Requires App Makers To Disclose Loot Box Odds Google rolled out a new Play Store policy requiring game makers to show players what the chances are of getting any items that might be contained in a paid random-chance scenario....
12:17 2019-05-31

Google pulls stalking apps from the Play Store It's one thing to voluntarily share your phone activities with friends and family, but some app developers have been encouraging far more sinister uses. Google has pulled multiple people-tracking...
01:51 2019-07-18

Google to roll out Gmail confidential mode to everyone in June Unveiled early this year, Gmail's confidential mode will finally make it to all users next month, Google announced today. After several months of beta testing, Gmail confidential mode will become gene...
10:51 2019-05-30

Google’s Parrotron is an AI tool for people with speech impediments Google's Parrotron is an AI tool that makes disfluent speech from people with impediments more intelligible to both people and automatic speech recognizers.Read More...
08:00 2019-07-18

Google won't allow marijuana delivery apps in the Play Store Google updated its Play Store policy today to prohibit apps that either directly sell or help facilitate the sale of marijuana, even in states where the drug is legal. Apps that offer features such as...
07:34 2019-05-30

Google takes control of bringing next-gen texting to Android Google's rollout of RCS chat to Android devices has been slow, and you can blame that partly on the carriers. As the next-gen texting format usually depends on networks adding support one at a t...
07:51 2019-06-18

Don't Depend on Google Assistant to Remember Your Parking Spot Thanks to Google Assistant, you’ll never lose your car in the parking lot again—but you shouldn’t be losing it anyway, as you’ll get better accuracy if you remember to tell your smartphone where your ...
03:17 2019-06-18

Google wants next billion users, but has no plans to launch in China Google CEO Sundar Pichai said his company doesn't have plans to launch in China, but that doesn't mean the tech giant wants to ignore its hundreds of millions of Internet users....
19:34 2019-06-17

Honor 20 Pro finally receives Google certification, launch now possible The Honor 20 Pro’s launch has been on hold ever since the smartphone was first announced last month. But now it seems as though the company can finally proceed with the device’s distribution.The flags...
16:34 2019-06-17

Google has removed 7 ‘stalkerware’ apps from its Play Store For the ongoing series, Code Word, we’re exploring if — and how — technology can protect individuals against sexual assault and harassment, and how it can help and support survivors. Google has pulled...
17:00 2019-07-18