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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 privac...

Google Contractors Listen to Virtual-Assistant Conversations

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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....
19:52, 07/11/2019

Google workers listen to your “OK Google” queries—one of them leaked recordings Enlarge / The Google Home Mini, the original Google Home, and the Google Home Max. (credit: Google) Google today defended its practice of having workers listen to users' Google Assistant queries, following the leak of 1,000 voice recordings to a ...
22:00, 07/11/2019

Google workers are eavesdropping on your private conversations via its smart speakers The stuff gathered in Google's recordings is startling: Quarrels that may have resulted in violence, explicit bedroom talks, business calls, and more.       ...
07:39, 07/12/2019

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 from a Belgian public broadcaster....
19:26, 07/12/2019

Google Assistant contractors slam company as ‘white-collar sweatshop’ Google’s use of artificial intelligence to power many of its products, including its Google Assistant, inspires awe and praise. Although the Assistant can book a restaurant reservation and translate live conversations in two dozen languages, a ...
18:00, 05/30/2019

'A white-collar sweatshop': Google Assistant contractors allege wage theft Interpreting a spoken request isn’t magic, rather it has taken a team of underpaid, subcontracted linguists to make the technology possible“Do you believe in magic?” Google asked attendees of its annual developer conference this May, playing the semi...
10:26, 05/29/2019

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's just very small and it's time to get excit...
14:00, 07/12/2019

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 say to the company’s artificial-intelligence system...
00:13, 07/12/2019

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 in a string of privacy concern......
00:52, 07/12/2019

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.Belgian broadcaster VRT NWS has reported that Google hir...
07:39, 07/12/2019

You Can Now Tell Alexa to Delete Your Conversations If you don’t like the idea that your Echo device is recording every question you ask it—all in the interest of, well, whatever Amazon’s reasoning is—you can now wipe its memory each day with a handy voice command. Say this to your device, “Alexa, del...
09:00, 05/30/2019

Work Math Into Everyday Conversations With Your Kid About 93% of American adults have some degree of math anxiety. I admit I am part of this group. When it comes time to divvy up the dinner bill, I nervously avoid eye contact with it, saying, “I suck at math. That’s why I became a writer! [laughs awkw...
18:13, 06/03/2019

Generations of Mentorship: Conversations With L.G.B.T.Q. Elders As gay, lesbian and transgender communities become less stigmatized — in part thanks to mentor-mentee relationships — will it be easier for young people to imagine a life where they actually grow old?...
13:13, 06/18/2019

Prevent Awkward Family Conversations With an FAQ It doesn’t matter whether you see your family once a week or once a year, they seem to have a knack of asking about the subjects you’d prefer not to discuss. And if you have to attend a gathering with multiple extended family members—like Thanksgivin...
22:00, 06/05/2019

Twitter will help explain missing tweets in conversations Twitter will soon do a better job of explaining missing tweets in your conversations. The social network is adding context to "this tweet is unavailable" notices in conversation threads to help explain just why a given post isn't readable. Whi...
02:26, 07/20/2019

Facebook will rank comments to make conversations more meaningful Facebook wants to make conversations on public posts more meaningful. Today, it will start ranking comments to promote those that are most relevant to users. It will give priority to comments that have interactions from the original poster, as well a...
07:39, 06/15/2019

New Facebook Portal devices will start listening to your conversations very soon Despite skepticism around the first generation of Facebook Portal devices, which are designed to allow video chat between you and your online pals, the social media behemoth is already planning a second generation of the devices.Facebook's vice ...
13:00, 06/11/2019

Fox Sports to unveil mic’d-up player conversations during MLB All-Star Game Since baseball always has been known for its chatter, Fox Sports will try to play off it during Tuesday night’s All-Star Game in Cleveland. Though players previously have worn mics during games, Fox will have multiple All-Stars wired at the same time...
19:39, 07/09/2019

Harlem teacher accused of lewd conversations with 18 students A former Harlem charter school teacher allegedly had lewd communications with at least 18 students, claiming he did it “to be the cool teacher,” according to prosecutors and court papers. Jeffery Bryant, 25, was busted in March for asking a student f...
04:39, 05/03/2019

AI analyzes tweets to track conversations about city logistics In a newly published study, researchers mine Twitter with machine learning algorithms to track trends in conversations around city logistics.Read More...
22:39, 06/20/2019

Uber now lets premium riders opt out of conversations with drivers Uber is rolling out a bunch of new features for Uber Black premium riders, including the ability to request "quiet time" and help with luggage.Read More...
05:26, 05/15/2019

Kobach declines to answer questions about conversations with Trump about census The White House told the former Kansas secretary of state not to answer House Democrats’ questions about private talks with Trump about a citizenship question....
01:39, 06/08/2019

Cornerstone intros Conversations, a team-based feedback tool The company announced several new products on Tuesday that aim to bring more team-based features and mobile-friendly services to its talent management software portfolio....
18:52, 06/04/2019

How to mute noisy conversations (and accounts) on Twitter, Gmail, Slack, and more! 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. Smartphone apps have seemingly combined forces, each seeking to hijack our attention and leave us longing for a ...
08:26, 06/11/2019

FTC complaint: Amazon Echo Dot Kids illegally records conversations Retail giant Amazon is violating federal law by capturing and saving customers' voice conversations through its popular Echo Dot digital assistant for children, advocacy groups said in a complaint Thursday....
20:39, 05/09/2019

2020 Democrats keep calling for ‘a conversation’ to avoid having actual conversations Many 2020 Democratic presidential candidates have called for “conversations” around key policy areas. The only catch? It is often employed to avoid said conversation....
06:13, 07/13/2019

Amazon debuts Alexa Conversations for seamless multi-turn interactions Amazon today introduced Alexa Conversations, a quicker way to build Alexa skills that can connect multiple skills for use cases like a night out.Read More...
04:26, 06/06/2019

Justice Department Rebuffs Court Order to Turn Over Flynn Conversations The Department of Justice has refused to abide by a judge’s order to make public transcripts of conversations between Michael Flynn and Russia’s former ambassador to the U.S., Sergey Kislyak....
21:13, 06/01/2019

Facebook increases pay for contractors and content moderators It's no secret that Facebook depends on contract laborers, who do everything from moderate content to help train AI. But the work those contractors do is often anxiety-inducing and under-paid. In response to an exposé by The Verge earlier...
20:52, 05/13/2019

Feds Rule That One Company’s Gig Workers Are Contractors The Department of Labor says workers for one company are sufficiently independent to be considered contractors, in a move that could ripple across the gig economy....
05:39, 04/30/2019

Labor Dept. Says Workers at a Gig Company Are Contractors The department exempted an unnamed operation from pay and benefit standards applied to employees, marking a shift from the Obama administration view....
20:39, 04/29/2019

White House seeks delay on Huawei ban for contractors The White House Office of Management and Budget has asked the U.S. Congress for more time to phase in a ban on federal contracts with companies that do business with Chinese telecom giant Huawei, part of a defense law passed last year....
06:13, 06/10/2019

Uber drivers are contractors, not employees, U.S. labor agency says A U.S. labor agency has concluded that ride-hailing company Uber Technologies Inc's drivers are independent contractors and not its employees, which could prevent them from joining unions....
23:52, 05/14/2019

Facebook Caves, Increases Salaries and Benefits for Contractors After years of critical coverage citing the emotional distress experienced by Facebook’s contractors, particularly those who review often upsetting and violent content on the platform day in and day out, the Menlo Park on Monday firm announced a numb...
03:52, 05/14/2019

US Forces Prepare To Evacuate Contractors From Iraqi Base U.S. forces are preparing to evacuate hundreds of staff working for Lockheed Martin Corp and Sallyport Global from an Iraqi military base where they work as contractors, three Iraqi military sources......
06:26, 06/22/2019

Defense Contractors Join Forces as Pentagon Spending Slows The biggest aerospace-and-defense merger ever, between United Technologies and Raytheon, caps two years of deal making in an industry that is reorganizing in anticipation of slower growth in Pentagon spending and new priorities....
14:26, 06/11/2019

World Trade Center contractors indicted for ‘pay-to-play’ scheme A trio of crooked contractors was busted for a “pay-to-play” bribery scheme involving the construction of the World Trade Center, authorities said. James Luckie, 58, the former Cushman & Wakefield electrical manager, allegedly accepted extravagant gi...
19:26, 05/30/2019

Iraq, U.S. deny planned evacuation of contractors from Iraqi base Iraqi and U.S. military spokesmen denied on Saturday that U.S. forces were preparing to evacuate hundreds of staff of Lockheed Martin Corp and Sallyport Global from an Iraqi military base where they work as contractors....
00:00, 06/23/2019

Facebook hikes wages for contractors to meet cost of living Facebook said Monday it will move the minimum hourly wage for contract workers and vendors up to $20 -- depending on where in the United States they live....
17:00, 05/14/2019

UPDATE 1-Dozens arrested in Rio for murder, extortion of Petrobras contractors Police in Rio de Janeiro arrested more than 40 people on Thursday for their alleged roles in a murderous gang that extorted companies working for state-run oil company Petrobras and established a secret cemetery to dispose of rivals....
21:00, 07/04/2019

Councilman Calls for Hearing on Nonprofit Contractors and Their Business Ties A New York City councilman wants a hard look at nonprofit city contractors in the wake of a probe into the allegedly undisclosed business ties of shelter operator Acacia....
21:00, 07/21/2019

UPDATE 1-White House seeks delay on Huawei ban for contractors The White House Office of Management and Budget has asked the U.S. Congress for more time to phase in a ban on federal contracts with companies that do business with Chinese telecom giant Huawei, part of a defense law passed last year....
04:13, 06/10/2019

White House says it will meet two-year deadline for Huawei ban for contractors The White House Office of Management and Budget has told the U.S. Congress it will now meet a two-year deadline to ban federal contracts with companies that do business with Chinese telecom giant Huawei, part of a defense law passed last year, accord...
03:39, 06/13/2019

UPDATE 6-Iraq, U.S. deny planned evacuation of contractors from Iraqi base Iraqi and U.S. military spokesmen denied on Saturday that U.S. forces were preparing to evacuate hundreds of staff of Lockheed Martin Corp and Sallyport Global from an Iraqi military base where they work as contractors....
00:52, 06/23/2019

U.S. forces prepare to evacuate contractors from Iraqi base -military sources U.S. forces are preparing to evacuate hundreds of staff working for Lockheed Martin Corp and Sallyport Global from an Iraqi military base where they work as contractors, three Iraqi military sources said on Friday....
00:39, 06/22/2019

Woman out thousands of dollars after hiring contractors to paint Marana home TUCSON – In April, Susan Encinas hired contractors to paint her Marana home. She had hopes of getting it spruced up and putting it on the market. “I feel like I’ve been fleeced,” Encinas said. “I feel like they’re defrau...
10:26, 06/15/2019

White House says it will meet two-year deadline to ban business with Huawei contractors The White House Office of Management and Budget told the U.S. Congress it will meet a two-year deadline to ban federal contracts with companies that do business with Chinese telecom giant Huawei....
10:26, 06/13/2019

Chinese contractors held as toll in Cambodia building collapse rises to 24 Anger growing over poor standards in construction boom that has transformed Sihanoukville into tourist and gambling hubThe death toll in a building collapse in Cambodia has risen to 24 as hopes faded of finding any more survivors. Related: Where does...
09:00, 06/24/2019

U.S. forces prepare to evacuate contractors from Iraqi base: military sources U.S. forces are preparing to evacuate hundreds of staff working for Lockheed Martin Corp and Sallyport Global from an Iraqi military base where they work as contractors, three Iraqi military sources said on Friday....
00:00, 06/22/2019

Palestinian contractors poised for riches from Israeli tech firm's takeover Palestinian engineers working for Israeli chip designer Mellanox Technologies are poised to share a $3.5 million payout when the company's takeover by U.S. chip supplier Nvidia Corp is completed....
11:13, 06/17/2019

Facebook Plans to Raise Pay for Contractors Who Screen Violent, Questionable Material (SAN FRANCISCO) — Facebook is raising how much it pays U.S. contractors who do some of its most taxing work, including watching violent and other objectionable material for possible removal. Facebook will pay at least $18 an hour for these jobs...
23:00, 05/13/2019

Democrat Warren targets Pentagon contractors, calls industry corrupt U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren, a Democrat seeking her party's presidential nomination, on Thursday called for new rules governing Pentagon contractors, saying the industry has become too close to Defense Department officials....
16:13, 05/16/2019

UPDATE 1-White House says it will meet two-year deadline for Huawei ban for contractors The White House Office of Management and Budget has told the U.S. Congress it will now meet a two-year deadline to ban federal contracts with companies that do business with Chinese telecom giant Huawei, part of a defense law passed last year, accord...
07:00, 06/13/2019

Bird Sued for Classifying Workers Who Charge Scooters as Independent Contractors A worker for the e-scooter company Bird has sued the billion-dollar micro-mobility startup for classifying the workers who charge the e-scooters as independent contractors in order to save money and cut costs....
17:00, 05/07/2019

UPDATE 2-U.S. forces prepare to evacuate contractors from Iraqi base -military sources U.S. forces are preparing to evacuate hundreds of staff working for Lockheed Martin Corp and Sallyport Global from an Iraqi military base where they work as contractors, three Iraqi military sources said on Friday....
00:39, 06/22/2019

UPDATE 1-Democrat Warren targets Pentagon contractors, calls industry corrupt U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren, a Democrat seeking her party's presidential nomination, on Thursday called for new rules governing Pentagon contractors, saying the industry has become too close to Defense Department officials....
17:26, 05/16/2019

UPDATE 4-Iraq, U.S. deny U.S. forces preparing to evacuate contractors from Iraqi base Iraqi and U.S. military spokesmen denied on Saturday U.S. forces were preparing to evacuate hundreds of staff of Lockheed Martin Corp and Sallyport Global from an Iraqi military base where they work as contractors....
18:39, 06/22/2019

White House Office Requests 2-Year Delay on Huawei Ban For Federal Contractors The White House’s Office of Management and Budget (OMB) has requested that Congress delay the ban on federal contractors using Huawei equipment. The ban, part of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), will prohibit contractors for the federal...
19:52, 06/10/2019

Elizabeth Warren hits defense contractors at Northern Virginia rally: 'How about just a little transparency?' FAIRFAX, Va. — Elizabeth Warren came out swinging against defense contractors Thursday at a rally in Northern Virginia, a stone's throw from some of the industry's major players....
15:52, 05/17/2019

Listen up: why we can't enough of audiobooks In this time-poor, podcast-friendly world, audiobooks are booming. So what is the science behind them – and do they change our relationship with the written word?Hear this! The best audiobooks of 2019 – so farMark Haddon: ‘I haven’t read a book prope...
12:39, 07/13/2019

Instagram’s boss says the app doesn’t snoop on your conversations for ads Instagram is not eavesdropping on its customers’ conversations offline to target them with ads, according to its chief Adam Mosseri.       ...
17:13, 06/25/2019

The 5 Songs You Need to Listen to This Weekend Friday may be Taylor Swift‘s new music release day — the pop queen put out her first new song of the next era, the bubblegum-bright “ME!” featuring Panic! At the Disco’s Brendon Urie, and promptly took over the internet ...
14:53, 04/28/2019

Listen to Rashida Tlaib Rep. Rashida Tlaib choked up during a congressional hearing on Tuesday while reading one of the torrent of death threats she said she has received for the crime of being one of the first Muslim women ever to serve in Congress....
06:13, 06/05/2019

Listen to Our Playlist While You Write Writing is 1% writing, 1% staring into space, and 98% doing little errands to “prepare” for writing. My favorite method of not writing is to compose a very specific playlist to “soundtrack” the thing that I’m writing. If you go hunting for the right ...
15:52, 05/15/2019

The Pentagon Wants Your Thoughts About AI but May Not Listen Some folks in Silicon Valley are vocal about limiting the use of AI in warfare, but the Defense Department is under no obligation to heed any recommendations....
19:00, 04/28/2019

5 Songs You Need to Listen to This Weekend Shawn Mendes is back with “If I Can’t Have You,” his first new single of 2019 ahead of a Saturday Night Live performance this weekend. BANKS also returns, this time leaning into even darker sounds on the haunting “Gimme.”...
09:13, 05/04/2019

Facebook is raising the minimum wage of its contractors and content moderators after facing scrutiny over low pay and 'inhumane' working conditions (FB) AP Photo/Tony Avelar Facebook is increasing wages for its US contract workers. Content reviewers are getting pay bumps, as are roles like janitors and cafeteria workers. The company has faced scrutiny recently over the pay and working conditions of ...
00:13, 05/14/2019

Panel: If you could choose any commentator to listen to, who would it be? An expert panel answers our questions The post Panel: If you could choose any commentator to listen to, who would it be? appeared first on Boxing News....
22:00, 07/02/2019

Listen Up: The Best Noise Canceling Headphones Are $70 Off Right Now Drop (formerly Massdrop) is offering one of the best deals on the best noise canceling headphones right now, the Sony WH1000XM3 Bluetooth Wireless Noise Canceling Headphones....
17:26, 05/17/2019

Listen to the Talking Tech podcast Your guide to the latest tech news and analysis, with Jefferson Graham's daily podcast, available on Apple and Google Podcasts, Stitcher, iHeartRadio, Spotify and more.        ...
14:47, 04/28/2019

Hannity: The Dems are finally starting to listen to me Fox News' Sean Hannity spoke Thursday about what he saw as top Democrats' apparently shifting feelings about former Special Counsel Robert Mueller's scheduled testimony next week....
08:52, 07/12/2019

Spotify's new feature allows users to listen to music together Spotify is bringing new features to its mobile app almost on a weekly basis, although not all are important to mention. However, the upcoming improvement Spotify users are expected to get in the coming days seems quite interesting.Jane Wong, a techno...
21:00, 05/31/2019

Spotify’s next big feature could let you and your friends listen to music together Spotify is reportedly working on a new feature that would be the digital equivalent of you and a friend sharing the same headphones to listen to music together. It’s already possible, of course, for users of the streaming music giant to keep up...
08:13, 06/01/2019

To Really 'Disrupt,' Tech Needs to Listen to Actual Researchers Opinion: Silicon Valley culture often reveals the optimism of organized ignorance. Rather than lauding "new" experts, we need to respect, sustain, and strengthen the ones we already have....
01:39, 06/27/2019

Spotify might let users build and listen to playlists together Spotify appears to be working on a "Social Listening" feature that will let multiple users control a playlist from separate devices. They'll also be able to listen to the same songs in real-time. The company hasn't announced the added capab...
18:39, 05/31/2019

Blind Chileans 'listen' for the solar eclipse In the minutes before a solar eclipse plunged Chile into darkness, a loudspeaker projected a deep baritone to a group of blind men and women who had traveled to the Atacama desert to "hear" what......
01:52, 07/03/2019

Congress Won't Let Rahul Gandhi Go, Won't Listen to Him: Sheila Dikshit The Congress will not let go of Rahul Gandhi, said its Delhi chief Sheila Dikshit on Tuesday as the party president remained firm on quitting over the national election rout and refused to meet any......
17:26, 05/28/2019

Controversies make it seem that Labour is failing to listen to critics Tuesday saw the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) launch an investigation into Labour's handling of antisemitism allegations. Meanwhile, the party expelled Alastair Campbell, Tony Blair's former director of communications, after he admitted...
09:00, 05/29/2019

Listen to What Doctors, in a Time of ‘Crisis,’ Said Behind Closed Doors Secret audio recordings provide an unfiltered look inside a children’s hospital where physicians warned that more patients seemed to fare poorly after heart surgery....
09:00, 05/30/2019

Listen to the Sound of Love Reinvented in ‘Oklahoma!’ (Headphones On) How did a lush throwback like “People Will Say We’re in Love” become the lean, sexy, countrified number being sung today? Follow along as we break it down....
23:39, 07/10/2019

Prince Wrote These Songs for Other Stars. Now Listen to Him Sing Them Prince’s career had milestones in every direction. He released a slew of world-altering singles, from the smoldering “Little Red Corvette” to the lighters-up title track to Purple Rain. His live performances were the stuff of legend...
14:52, 06/20/2019

Listen to the Sound of Love Reinvented in ‘Oklahoma!’ (Headphones On.) How did a lush throwback like “People Will Say We’re in Love” become the lean, sexy, countrified number being sung today? Follow along as we break it down....
22:52, 07/10/2019

Smarter people listen to instrumental music: study If there seems to be an air of pretension among aficionados of jazz and classical music, psychological research is giving them good reason. A new study published in Evolutionary Behavioral Sciences suggests that those who prefer instrumental music te...
04:26, 05/23/2019

Apollo 11: The songs astronauts listen to above Earth may surprise you The 50th anniversary of the moon landing on July 20, 1969 is approaching. Celebrate with this Spotify tracklist.       ...
18:13, 07/15/2019

Listen to This July 4th Playlist If You Have Complicated Feelings About America If you find “Fight the Power” more patriotic than “God Bless the U.S.A.,” if you think it’s one thing to love America but it’s another to act like its obsessive boyfriend, then we have an Independence Day playlist for you. We have easy barbecue jams ...
20:39, 07/03/2019

Trump Says He ‘Might Want to Listen’ if Approached With Information On 2020 Opponents President Donald Trump says that he would not necessarily inform the FBI if his campaign team was approached by foreign figures with information on his opponents in 2020’s presidential elections. Asked by ABC News anchor George Stephanopoulos d...
15:00, 06/13/2019

How long can you listen to this bike pump play “My Heart Will Go On”? Celine Dion warbling “My Heart Will Go On” was far and away the most annoying song of 1998 (after Titanic came out at the end of 1997), nearly incessantly played and yes, going on seemingly forever. It’s tough to make that song even more grating, but...
19:39, 06/25/2019

Listen to Mac Miller's First Official Posthumous Track ''Time'' Mac Miller's first posthumous song has been released, nine months after his death. Anderson .Paak's band, Free Nationals, dropped the chill track 'Time" with the......
09:00, 06/13/2019

J Balvin and Bad Bunny’s Party Jam and 4 Other Songs You Need to Listen to This Weekend This week, Latin superstars J Balvin and Bad Bunny team up for a surprise collaboration on new album Oasis. Jack Antonoff introduces his new project, a synth-pop trio called Red Hearse that skews to the experimental side. Julia Michaels drops her lat...
01:13, 06/29/2019

Learning to Listen, in a Los Angeles Cafe Built for Vinyl Japanese-style listening bars, where D.J.’s spin carefully selected records for a hushed audience, are arriving in America. But truly appreciating them can take a little practice....
02:26, 06/04/2019

Alexa can now listen for alarms – or, perhaps, a cheating spouse? Beyond sending text alerts, Alexa can now listen in at home remotely via the free Guard service, so look our cheating spouses and rowdy teens        ...
13:00, 05/14/2019

President Trump says NASA should “listen to the other side” of exploration Enlarge / President Trump, with Apollo 11 Command Module Pilot at far left, listens to Apollo 11 Lunar Module Pilot Buzz Aldrin on Friday in the Oval Office. (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images) On Friday, a day before the 50th anniversary of th...
01:26, 07/20/2019

After loss, Erdogan vows to listen to people’s ‘messages’ ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — In his first public appearance since a crushing defeat in a rerun election for mayor of Istanbul, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan vowed to draw lessons from “the messages given by the people.” Addressing legis...
13:52, 06/25/2019

Whitney Houston has a new song out: Listen to ‘Higher Love’ Whitney Houston’s new jam is about to soundtrack your weekend. Yes, more than seven years after her death, pop music’s iconic “Voice” has a new single dropping Friday. Houston recorded a live rendition of Steve Winwood’s...
18:26, 06/28/2019

Listen, parents, here are 3 reasons you shouldn’t use child tracking apps The use of self-tracking and personal surveillance technologies has grown considerably over the last decade. There are now apps to monitor people’s movement, health, mindfulness, sleep, eating habits and even sexual activity. Some of the more thorny ...
20:26, 05/20/2019

Alexa Guard can now listen for alarms – or, perhaps, a cheating spouse? Beyond sending text alerts, Alexa can now listen in at home remotely via the free Guard service, so look our cheating spouses and rowdy teens        ...
16:13, 05/14/2019

The Wait Is Over: Listen to Ed Sheeran and Justin Bieber's New Song ''I Don't Care'' The time is finally here, music lovers! After much anticipation and immense excitement, Ed Sheeran has released a new single featuring Justin Bieber called "I Don't Care."......
09:26, 05/10/2019

Gingrich on Dems' infighting: AOC, other freshmen questioning why they need to listen to Pelosi Newt Gingrich said Thursday that the public feud between freshman congresswomen and Nancy Pelosi is a result of "bitter differences" between the two and that the House Speaker needs to realize she's "the grandmother" in the conflict....
20:26, 07/11/2019

Seals have been trained to sing the Star Wars theme - have a listen Scientists have trained grey seals to copy speech, as well as notes from music including the Star Wars theme and the nursery rhyme Twinkle Twinkle Little Star...
18:52, 06/20/2019

Listen to ‘lost’ Freddie Mercury song, ‘Time Waits for No One’ 'Time Waits for No One' was found in a vault after more than three decades. Now, it's been reimagined to highlight the power of the late Queen singer's voice....
16:39, 06/20/2019

Ned Yost Can Teach You Whippersnappers A Thing Or Two About The Moon Landing, So Listen Up! The Royals beat the White Sox 11-0 last night, and got a complete game shutout from starting pitcher Glenn Sparkman. But who gives a shit about any of that? We’re here to learn about space from Royals manager Ned Yost....
18:26, 07/17/2019

How to use Amazon Prime Music Unlimited to listen to millions of songs Insider Picks writes about products and services to help you navigate when shopping online. Insider Inc. receives a commission from our affiliate partners when you buy through our links, but our reporting and recommendations are always independent an...
01:52, 06/10/2019

A girl put my daughter through hell, but her mother won’t listen | Dear Mariella Pursuing recognition from the mother is unlikely to succeed – but will probably add to your distressThe dilemma From very young, my daughter had a best friend whose mother encouraged the relationship, referring to them as sisters and insisting on the...
13:26, 06/16/2019

Audm Lets You Listen to Long-form Journalism Instead of Reading it iOS: I love podcasts. I love them in my car; I love them when I’m working out. I’ll even put on a podcast when I’m in the shower—mainly to help me get through my way-too-large queue....
20:52, 05/14/2019

Listen to previously unreleased Freddie Mercury track from 1985 A previously unreleased Freddie Mercury track was unearthed and released. "Time Waits for No One" is a take on "Time," the title track from Mercury's musical.        ...
15:00, 06/20/2019

Amazon considered letting Alexa listen to you without a wake word A patent made public today and filed by Amazon would allow the company's voice assistant Alexa to start recording audio before users say a "wake word." According to the patent, it would allow users to more naturally communicate with their device...
01:00, 05/24/2019

Uber: US labor board calls drivers contractors in blow to labor rights Ruling will make it more difficult for workers to organize, secure minimum wages and other protections, labor advocates sayUber drivers are not subject to traditional labor protections because they are independent contractors, the National Labor Rela...
02:13, 05/15/2019

Klay Thompson to listen to Lakers, Clippers if Warriors don't offer max deal Golden State shooting guard Klay Thompson will listen to pitches from the Los Angeles Lakers and Clippers if the Warriors don't offer him a max contract when free agency opens....
12:13, 06/28/2019

Listen to The Office theme song as a synthy, sad-eyed ’80s power ballad Stranger Things has us feeling moody and nostalgic this summer, so thank goodness for reddit user Noaxreal, who, in “turning the office theme into an ’80s soundtrack” he’s recalibrated the sitcom standard into something that could fit right into the ...
21:13, 07/19/2019

Listen, bend and stretch: how Japan fell in love with exercise on the radio Millions join in a mass rajio taisō workout broadcast daily for nearly 70 years“One, two, three, four … five, six, seven, eight …” That is the cue for half a dozen people braving a humid morning at Kamezuka park in Tokyo to bend, stretch, jump, and r...
16:00, 07/20/2019

Listen to this NBA player cover Lady Gaga and Demi Lovato for charity Current NBA and former Kentucky player Isaac Humphries is raising money for a good cause with his voice. Listen to him cover Lady Gaga, Demi Lovato.       ...
20:00, 06/20/2019

Beyoncé’s ‘Forever Mood’ and a Country Supergroup. These Are the 5 Songs of the Week to Listen to Beyoncé comes out swinging on her new The Lion King: The Gift collaborative album to go along with the Disney remake’s release, with “MOOD 4 EVA” an instant mood-booster. Some of country’s top women, including Maren Mor...
02:00, 07/20/2019

Listen: Snoop Dogg tries luring Kawhi Leonard to Lakers with new song Free agent forward Kawhi Leonard has a new celebrity trying to woo the two-time NBA Finals MVP to play for the Los Angeles Lakers: rapper and Lakers fan Snoop Dogg....
19:00, 07/05/2019

Mandy Moore Teases New Music With Husband Taylor Goldsmith: Listen She's back! Mandy Moore is making new music...and we have the pictures to prove it! It's been almost 20 years since Moore dropped "Candy," the debut single off of her......
00:26, 06/07/2019

Turkey's Erdogan vows to listen to people's 'messages' after crushing defeat In his first public appearance since a crushing defeat in a rerun election for mayor of Istanbul, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday vowed to draw lessons and make adjustments in line with "the messages given by the people."...
20:39, 06/25/2019

2020 Democrats weigh in on Nike's Betsy Ross shoe controversy: ‘They are right to listen’ Democratic presidential hopefuls weighed in Thursday on Nike’s decision to kill the release of a sneaker that featured an early version of the American flag, after NFL athlete Colin Kaepernick reportedly said the design was offensive....
02:01, 07/05/2019

Listen to Beyonce and Donald Glover sing together in Disney’s new ‘Lion King’ clip Ahead of the highly anticipated July 19th release of Disney’s live-action remake of The Lion King, we now finally have a new teaser clip released internationally that includes a few firsts. The original animated classic is, of course, a musical...
00:26, 06/21/2019

AG Barr details his hunt for the truth on what really went on with the Russia probe: Listen to the full interview It's the question that has dominated politics for more than two years -- just what "exactly what happened" with counterintelligence activities conducted during the 2016 election and the Russia probe. ...
13:52, 05/18/2019

As a black student, I know why our grades are worse: universities don’t listen to us | Adesewa Esther Adebisi Black, Asian and minority ethnic students are less likely to get a top degree than white students. This must end It might sound dramatic, but I have often likened my experience of hearing about how black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) students do ...
10:26, 05/02/2019

Listen to Japan’s women: high heels need kicking out of the workplace | Summer Brennan The #KuToo campaign against the requirement to wear high heels at work reflects a long history of women’s repressionWe’re used to talking about high heels in terms of fashion, fantasy and even feminism. But we’re somewhat less accustomed to speaking ...
12:26, 06/06/2019

From Banks’ Cathartic ‘Godless’ to Ed Sheeran and Stormzy’s Collaboration, These Are the 5 Songs You Need to Listen to This Weekend This week, Lil Nas X came through with a new remix of his long-lasting hit “Old Town Road,” now featuring Mason Ramsey (the Walmart yodel boy ) and rapper Young Thug. But if you want something new and different, look instead to Ed Sheeran...
00:52, 07/13/2019

From Lil Nas’ “Panini” to Shawn Mendes and Camila Cabello’s “Señorita,” These Are 5 Songs You Need to Listen to This Weekend It’s high summer, and with the season come steamy summer jams like the new “Señorita” from Camila Cabello and Shawn Mendes, the two pop favorites’ second pairing. Plus, rapper Lil Nas X follows up “Old Town Road&#...
04:39, 06/22/2019

Listen to Trump’s Lawyer Make Appeal After Flynn Agreed to Cooperate With Mueller The voice mail message reveals how the president’s former lawyer John Dowd broached the prospect of a pardon for the former national security adviser....
03:00, 06/07/2019

Listen to Beyoncé and Donald Glover Sing Lion King's "Can You Feel the Love Tonight" Beyoncé and Donald Glover's version of the Lion King's signature ballad is here and we can definitely feel the love--and our goosebumps. With Disney's remake set to hit......
23:26, 06/23/2019

Jeff Bezos Wouldn’t Even Come On Stage to Listen to His Employees Who Want Amazon to Address Climate Change At Amazon’s shareholder meeting today, employees and investors voted on a wide-ranging spate of proposals, from banning the practice of selling facial recognition technology to adopting a serious plan to address climate change. Each of the proposals ...
23:52, 05/22/2019

New Freddie Mercury music alert! Listen to Queen singer's previously unreleased 1985 track Dave Clark asked Freddie Mercury to sing a take from his rock musical with just piano. It's being released as new single "Time Waits for No One."        ...
15:00, 06/20/2019

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....
06:26, 06/03/2019

Google details Project Mainline: Updating Android modules via Google Play Android Q's Project Mainline, Google's latest attempt to fix Android updates, will deliver code changes to internal OS components directly from Google Play.Read More...
02:26, 05/09/2019

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.        ...
21:52, 05/21/2019

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 tech giant....
06:00, 06/23/2019

Google forces Nest users to use Google accounts, raising privacy concerns The Nest smart home ecosystem as we know it is dead. At its annual Google I/O developers conference last week, the search giant announced a broader restructuring of its smart home lineup that was long coming. Gone is the Google Home brand, as is the ...
14:00, 05/13/2019

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 ] Google's wild ride of service shutdowns never stops. Ne...
21:00, 06/06/2019

'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 articles. You might need a membership to read the full ...
22:13, 06/03/2019

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://status.cloud.google.com/incident/compute/19003....
00:52, 06/03/2019

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....
22:26, 06/20/2019

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....
09:39, 06/03/2019

A Very Long List of Privacy Features Google Talked About Today at Google I/O Google occupies a unique space when it comes to privacy. It is, after all, one of the world’s foremost collectors of information about you; from your search history and locations you visit, to what you’re watching, reading, listening to, and with who...
01:13, 05/08/2019

Google Pixel 3a vs OnePlus 6T: Google's affordable flagship against the mid-range heavyweight The OnePlus 6T currently reigns as champion of the affordable flagship market, a position it’s held for several months – but Google wants a piece of the action, and with the Google Pixel 3a it now has a serious challenger.The Pixel 3a s...
22:39, 05/07/2019

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....
04:00, 06/03/2019

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....
23:13, 07/12/2019

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://status.cloud.google.com/incident/compute/19003....
01:52, 06/03/2019

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 should be easy to add a Google listing for your busine...
10:13, 07/10/2019

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 pocket and a computer on the desk and an Amazon Ec...
02:39, 07/12/2019

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 the parade as well as the presence of Steven Crow...
23:26, 06/26/2019

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 someone over the ten top homerun hitters in baseball his...
03:52, 06/21/2019

Cyberpunk 2077 Song: E3 Trailer Features New REFUSED Song Chippin' In - Listen Here What song plays during the Cyberpunk 2077 E3 2019 trailer? We googled the exact same thing after watching Keanu Reeve's walk off stage at E3. Thankfully we now have an answer....
15:52, 06/19/2019

Tottenham board 'must listen' to Mauricio Pochettino this summer, says Danny Rose Danny Rose says few managers could have worked the wonders that Mauricio Pochettino has at Tottenham, and implored the Spurs hierarchy to listen to his demands this summer....
10:13, 05/18/2019

John Calipari has 'long-term' contract with Kentucky but will still listen to other schools John Calipari admitted to listening to job offers but reiterated he doesn't plan to leave Kentucky. He agreed to a long-term contract after UCLA interest.        ...
21:39, 06/04/2019

Parents Named 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....
15:26, 07/15/2019

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....
01:52, 06/14/2019

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 in all 24 countries where customers can link thei...
04:00, 06/22/2019

Audible will let you 'read' an audiobook while you listen Audible, the largest producer of spoken content, is launching a Captions feature that will let read-along to engage your ears, eyes and minds.       ...
12:00, 07/15/2019

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 discount and the lowest price we've seen for vo...
18:13, 06/06/2019

I Wouldn't Even Make My Worst Enemy, Who Happens to Be Mark Zuckerberg, Listen to 90 Minutes of Mark Zuckerberg Bloviating About, Uh, People, or Technology, or Something First off, Mark, I’m sorry you had to find out this way but in fact, you are my professional nemesis. Of all the tech titans living rent-free in my brain, some are arguably more evil than you, but none soar to the same disruptive heights of molar-gri...
15:26, 04/28/2019

The Google Home and Google Home Mini get a temporary price cut at Walmart Walmart has slashed the price on its best-selling Google Home devices. For a limited time, you can get the Google Home smart speaker on sale for $99. That's a $30 discount and the best price we've found for the smart speaker.The Google Home...
20:26, 05/01/2019

Google Glass still exists: Meet Google Glass Enterprise Edition 2 Google Glass Enterprise Edition 2. These are the safety-goggles version. [credit: Google ] Google Glass is not only a product that still ex...
22:39, 05/20/2019

Deal: Google Home Hub is $50 off at Best Buy, comes with free Google Home Mini in tow Google Home Hub, one of the not so many smart speakers that feature a display, is now getting a nice discount at Best Buy. Not only that, but if you buy one right now, you'll also receive a Google Home Mini smart speaker completely free.Usually avail...
09:39, 05/12/2019

Google May Know You Better Than You Know Yourself Google’s move to monetize its visual Discover feed in addition to traditional searches is a valuable new instrument in its virtual toolbox. The new initiative comes at an opportune time for the search giant, whose ad-revenue growth has languished....
20:13, 05/17/2019

|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....
21:26, 06/08/2019

Google Assistant could soon have a new look Spotted by Reddit users (via 9to5 Google), it appears that Google is testing a new UI for Google Assistant. Instead of the white box that pops up when the virtual personal assistant is activated, a transparent overlay with the words "Hi, I’m listenin...
04:13, 05/15/2019

If You Own a Pixel, You Could Get up to $500 From Google Google has agreed to pay $7.25 million to settle a class-action lawsuit levied against the company by Pixel smartphone owners. The lawsuit alleges that Google knowingly sold Pixel phones with faulty solder connections that caused widespread microphon...
21:26, 05/15/2019

Google Pixel 4: what we want to see Update: The Pixel 4 might not have any physical buttons according to one source, but it might have an in-screen fingerprint scanner.Since its launch in 2016, the Pixel line has become a reliable tentpole in the smartphone release calendar. Offering a...
12:00, 05/16/2019

Google I/O: From "AI first" to AI working for everyone Two years after adopting its "AI first" strategy, CEO Sundar Pichai showcased how Google is applying AI across its platforms to make a "more helpful" Google....
23:52, 05/07/2019

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 of. We gave it a raving five star review for that...
02:00, 05/22/2019

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 you might be wondering what exactly they are, and ho...
02:13, 06/15/2019

|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 of technology giants....
06:39, 06/04/2019

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 G8 ThinQ discount makes us think it's that time of...
21:39, 05/23/2019

'To Live and Die in LA' shows how much Google knows about you In episode five, season one of the podcast Serial, Sarah Koenig navigates the strip malls and parks of Baltimore, attempting to fulfill a challenge set down by Adnan Syed -- the convicted murderer whose case she's investigating. Over a prison ph...
22:00, 05/15/2019

Google knows what you bought last summer Google doesn't need to work out a deal with physic medium John Edward to find out from dead relatives where you've been spending your money. According to CNBC, the company can track many of the items that you buy, even the stuff you purchased from Am...
19:39, 05/18/2019

The best Google Pixel 3a and 3a XL deals come from Best Buy There's a lot to love about Google's hot new Pixel 3a and 3a XL mid-rangers, starting with that flagship-grade single rear camera borrowed straight from the much pricier Pixel 3 and 3 XL. But arguably the best thing about these relatively affordable ...
08:39, 05/08/2019

Facebook, Google and others come together to set benchmarks for AI A consortium of 40 tech companies, including the likes of Facebook and Google, have come together to release a set of evaluation benchmarks for AI. By measuring AI products against these benchmarks, companies in the field will be able to identify opt...
19:39, 06/26/2019

Google Glass still getting upgrades, but still not for you The story isn't over for Google Glass, the company's connected AR headset. Though the original product didn't make much of a splash, running into a bit of controversy with its awkward looks, Google didn't give up on it. The compan...
05:39, 05/21/2019

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....
16:52, 06/28/2019

What Google Cloud Platform is and why you’d use it The challenger in any competitive market has greater incentive to produce sharper and more customer-focused products and services. Google has to make a bigger splash, and for a company that isn’t known for being flashy, it’s not doing a bad job....
19:39, 05/20/2019

How to Keep Spam Out of Your Google Calendar Scammers and spammers have been wriggling their way into unsuspecting users’ Google Calendars for years now, but there’s been a swell of headlines on Google Calendar phishing scams over the past few weeks. Here’s why....
00:13, 06/25/2019

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 all its resources behind laptops in the future. I...
22:52, 06/20/2019

Google I/O 2019 by the numbers In addition to its new Pixel 3 and Nest Hub Max, Google revealed a host of recent advancements in the field of Artificial Intelligence. The Assistant is getting a significant speed boost -- not just because you no longer have to say "Hey Google" -- t...
05:26, 05/08/2019

Google knows what you want: lots more ads in its apps Google has announced something that'll bring a sigh of annoyance to anyone who uses its mobile apps: a raft of new and exciting ads.According to The Verge, these will include 'gallery' ads, which you can scroll through (think the shopp...
02:00, 05/17/2019

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 I can make it at what everyone perceives that it ...
01:52, 05/27/2019

Everything announced at Google IO 2019 Google always thinks up some big announcements when our eyes are trained on its annual Google IO developer conference. Last year we saw a huge update to its Android P operating system, first mention of a Google Maps AR mode, and a host of new feature...
22:39, 05/07/2019

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 public's imagination as much as its smart coun...
15:39, 07/09/2019

Google Podcasts comes to iOS and desktop Android users have had Google Podcasts since last summer, but iOS and desktop users will now be able to take advantage of the search giant's straightforward listening interface....
17:26, 05/10/2019

Here's Everything New About Android at Google I/O 2019 (So Far...) Android is the world’s most popular OS, but it’s not just for phones or tablets. That’s because changes to Google’s flagship operating also impacts other platforms like Android Auto and Android TV too. So here’s all the new stuff coming to the Androi...
22:52, 05/07/2019

Google docs used for cyberbullying (NBC News) School monitoring services, like Bark and Gaggle, are discovering a trend of students using Google Docs as secret chat rooms for inappropriate content and online harassment. Here’s how it works: all students have to do is open up Goo...
19:52, 05/17/2019

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, introducing a whole range of new features, gestures,...
08:39, 05/10/2019

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 of Engineering Vic Gundotra introduced what he ca...
20:26, 05/27/2019

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 (assuming a ratio of two devices per user account); t...
02:13, 07/11/2019

Here's How to Watch Google I/O 2019 Once again, it’s time for Google I/O. The search engine’s annual developer conference kicks off today in Mountain View, California, and is expected to showcase a number of new Google products and projects spanning Android Q, Pixel phones, and even so...
16:52, 05/07/2019

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, a competitor for Amazon’s Echo Show, but there w...
15:13, 05/02/2019

What to expect at Google I/O 2019 May has begun, and that means the latest iteration of Google's I/O developer conference is right around the bend. Usually, that translates to a deluge of new software, AI breakthroughs and web technology. And we're still expecting plenty of...
18:13, 05/02/2019

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?...
14:39, 06/17/2019

Google Calendar is down, everyone panic! Google Calendar is down today in the US, UK and most of Europe, throwing working people off their schedules in most of the Western Hemisphere. Visitors to Google Calendar began receiving a 404 error around 10AM ET. The company confirmed it is working...
17:52, 06/18/2019

Our Google I/O 2019 Liveblog Will Be Right Here Google’s annual developer conference kicks off today, and it looks like this will be a big one. Although it will be hard to top that time a bunch of people jumped out of a plane while wearing Google Glass, we do expect to see Google’s software ambiti...
16:52, 05/07/2019

Google CEO: YouTube is too big to fix completely Google CEO Sundar Pichai said in a CNN interview that while the company will work to remove as much harmful content as possible, the company can't remove 100% of it....
16:39, 06/17/2019

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 apps in the Google Play Store that "facilitate the ...
06:00, 06/01/2019

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 phones will be manufactured, Google decided to dispel...
21:39, 06/13/2019

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 to play catch up with the latest Pixel phones in ...
15:13, 05/02/2019

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 module on the rear is official!Taking to Twitter rece...
22:52, 06/12/2019

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 rights revolution?...
02:26, 07/12/2019

Google Pixel 3 and 3 XL Review Review indexDesign | Display | Interface | Pixel Stand | Performance | Connectivity | Camera | Call Quality | Media | Battery Life | Conclusion The Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL denote search giant Google’s third set of premium smartphones in just as...
15:13, 05/02/2019

What to expect from Google I/O 2019 Enlarge / Shoreline Amphitheatre, as seen at Google I/O 2017. (credit: Ron Amadeo) Google I/O kicks off May 7 in Mountain View, California, where Google will be hosting a keynote and a million other sessions at the Shoreline Amphitheater. The keyno...
20:00, 05/05/2019

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 months earlier than the anticipated release date ...
07:52, 06/13/2019

Best Buy jumps the gun on the Google Pixel 3a XL Even though the mid-range Google Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL aren't supposed to be introduced until May 7th, it seems that one Best Buy store accidentally jumped the gun. Android Police was tipped off by someone who had visited a Best Buy in Springfield...
09:39, 05/03/2019

Google’s Wear OS gets tiles Google announced an interesting new Wear OS feature today that makes a number of highly used features more easily available. Google calls this feature ’tiles’ and it makes both information like the local weather forecast, headlines, your...
19:52, 05/01/2019

Google IO 2019's best exhibit wasn't even there We got an update on Google's plans for augmented reality (AR) during Google IO 2019, and it looks like a lot of fun and games – with some promising advancements for even casual Google product users.That includes folk who only use Google S...
05:13, 05/09/2019

Google Pixel 3 vs Apple iPhone XS Review indexDesign | Display | Interface and Functionality | Processor, Memory, and Performance | Camera | Multimedia | Call quality | Battery life | ConclusioniPhone vs Android – it may not be the oldest rivalry in the tech world, but it is surely o...
15:13, 05/02/2019

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....
16:52, 07/17/2019

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 phone. I’ve tried looking online for alternatives an...
10:13, 07/04/2019

Google Pixel 3: Cheat sheet The Pixel 3 is one of Google's premium flagship smartphones. Here are the most important details that professionals need to know about the Pixel 3, Pixel 3 XL, Pixel 3a, and Pixel 3a XL....
13:26, 05/09/2019

Google reveals why it should really, really have your phone number Love it or leave it, two-factor authentication works. It is cumbersome, requires extra steps, but cuts down on hacking and fishing significantly. Google's approach with a recovery phone number for your account works wonders, too, and the company coll...
11:26, 05/20/2019

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-on have slipped further away from potentially usurp...
15:13, 05/02/2019

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 genre. Also, we're powering through to the fi...
15:13, 06/13/2019

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 decide to launch new tablets going forward.Instead,...
19:13, 06/21/2019

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 capitalize on this. Offering a cheap, quick, and easy ...
15:13, 05/02/2019

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....
15:13, 07/04/2019

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....
21:26, 05/21/2019

The 7 biggest announcements from Google I/O 2019 The Google I/O 2019 keynote is officially a wrap and the tech world is still buzzing following all of the big announcements Google made during its opening presentation. The event itself is obviously geared toward developers, since it is a developer c...
10:26, 05/08/2019

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 powerhouse. (May 20)        ...
15:52, 05/21/2019

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 to get in touch with, and choose whether the conv...
00:00, 06/22/2019

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 appearance. And Google's comment, "Wait 'til you see what...
09:39, 06/14/2019

Watch the Google I/O 2019 keynote right here One of the biggest days of the year for Android fans has arrived, as Google is set to kick off its annual I/O developer conference in Mountain View, California with a keynote address on Tuesday morning. As always, Google is expected to demonstrate th...
10:26, 05/08/2019

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.Just as China's Great Firewall does, Russia too...
07:26, 06/14/2019

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....
15:52, 07/16/2019

Nearly everything there is to know about Google’s next Pixel phones just leaked Hardcore Android fans absolutely adore Google’s Pixel smartphones… but pretty much no one else buys them. They’re fantastic handsets, don’t get us wrong, but Google simply doesn’t have the same marketing muscle as compa...
20:13, 05/02/2019

Google’s Android fragmentation fix still isn’t working at all Google I/O 2019 is now underway, and the show this year opened the same way it does every year. CEO Sundar Pichai and other Google executives took the stage to deliver a keynote presentation that sets the tone for Google’s ecosystem in the year...
16:00, 05/08/2019

Google finally doing gestures "the right way" with Android Q! You know what they say — modern problems require modern solutions. One such problem was created once phone manufacturers began to shrink phone bezels more and more and extending the screens all the way up and down the devices' "foreheads" and "chins"...
18:00, 05/08/2019

|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 homepage....
21:52, 06/13/2019

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 great value at $250. That’s the best price ever, but...
21:26, 07/16/2019

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 hearing about this mess, visit this page to see ev...
22:52, 05/20/2019

Google Sheets vs Microsoft Excel Google Sheets and Microsoft Excel are two of the best options for working with spreadsheets, allowing you to manage figures, make calculations, create graphs and charts, and much more.Google Sheets started life as a very basic spreadsheet application...
18:26, 06/03/2019

Hey Google, stop trying to redefine privacy Privacy was one of the themes of Google’s I/O keynote this year, and that’s understandable given what the competition has been doing all these years. Yes, Apple — but also the various privacy-related scandals that affected Facebook ...
00:13, 05/09/2019

Google reveals Tiles for Wear OS Google continues to tweak its wearable platform and the latest Wear OS update is designed to provide quick swipeable access to key information. With Google I/O coming up soon, we'll see more coverage of the Tiles soon....
21:00, 05/01/2019

Google Not Biased Against Conservatives, Executive Says 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 US Senate panel on Tuesday....
08:39, 07/16/2019

Google: new products, increased privacy (NBC News) The next generation of Google is on display this week at the company’s developer conference. Google unveiled a line of lower-cost Pixel smartphones and the Google Nest Hub Max, a new smart home device with a built-in camera. TheyR...
18:52, 05/09/2019

Google isn’t killing off Nest integrations just yet Google predictably strirred up a hornet’s nest when it announced at its annual developers conference that it would be shutting down the Works with Nest (WWN) program on August 31, 2019. This would have led to all existing Nest integrations not workin...
13:26, 05/17/2019

Google Pixel 4 might not have any physical buttons We’ve heard a few Google Pixel 4 leaks at this point, most of which don’t point to anything overly surprising, but the latest leak is a bit strange, as according to one source the phone won’t have any physical buttons.That’...
12:00, 05/16/2019

Google kills Windows 10 on Chromebooks It appears that Google has dropped its plans to allow Windows 10 to be installed alongside Chrome OS on Chromebooks.The plans – known internally as Project Campfire – would let Chromebook owners install Windows 10 so that they could swi...
12:00, 05/16/2019

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 of Great Britain, according to transport and poli...
13:52, 07/19/2019

Google Shows First Cracks in Years Google’s once-untouchable online-advertising operation took a body blow, hurt by mounting competition and struggles within its increasingly high-profile YouTube unit....
02:26, 04/30/2019

Top 10 'under the hood' Google Chrome tweaks There's a lot you can do to tweak the Google Chrome browser, as long as you know how to lift the hood and what to tweak. Here is a selection of my favorite 'under the hood' tweaks that leverage the Chrome Flags feature....
17:26, 05/13/2019

What's Really Going on With These Amazon and Google Gadget 'Experiments'? This glorious Monday comes with two interesting tidbits for gadget lovers. First off, Amazon reportedly hasn’t ruled out launching another smartphone despite the debacle of its first attempt, the Fire Phone. Second, a CNET interview with Google’s Pix...
19:52, 05/13/2019

Google will pay you up to $500 if you owned a faulty first-gen Pixel When the original launched in the fall of 2016, some users experienced several audio issues. Google fixed some of them with the help of software updates, but a microphone problem would just not go away. Some users fought microphone problems even afte...
15:26, 05/15/2019

Google brings a whole new range of Chromebooks Down Under The phenomenon of the affordable Chromebook that offers a simpler, more immediate experience than a laptop has been making waves overseas for quite some time now. In comparison, availability of the ChromeOS-powered devices has been rather limited in ...
11:00, 06/07/2019

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 unmentioned....
17:13, 06/09/2019

Google confirms it will push out more ads on mobile Google has just announced that it will soon start pushing out more ads on mobile to make it easier for Android and iOS users to find information about the products they want to purchase. The so-called Discovery ads will be rolled out to all advertise...
04:13, 05/15/2019

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 while it’s not all good news, it’s not all bad either...
10:39, 07/20/2019

Google could be planning to get your smartphone to talk for you Google IO 2019 starts in just a few days, and we're seeing more details trickle out about exactly what Google has in store at its big developer event – including a new feature aimed at people with speech impairments.As 9to5Google notes, t...
14:50, 04/28/2019

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 it’ll launch as well as how much it’ll ...
20:00, 06/28/2019

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....
22:39, 06/07/2019

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 Huawei, pending the resolution of this conflict, with...
03:26, 06/08/2019

Google’s new AI can help you speak another language in your own voice Google Translate is one of the company’s most used products. It helps people translate one language to another through typing, taking pics of text, and using speech-to-text technology. Now, the company’s launching a new project called Translatotron, ...
15:52, 05/16/2019

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 University of Pennsylvania. Researchers investigate...
20:26, 07/18/2019

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 answer with a new rollout: a transit feature that pred...
22:26, 06/27/2019

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 replace the Android app. The app is still available fo...
11:26, 06/04/2019

Google is bringing Electronic IDs to Android Google is bringing Electronic IDs to Android so that your driver's license and your passport are accessible on your phone, even when the battery is dead.Read More...
20:00, 05/09/2019

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 square-ish camera module, presumably one that will ...
23:13, 06/12/2019

Dark mode is rolling out now to another Google app Even though Android Q will have a system-wide Dark mode feature, Google continues to add a Dark mode on many of its apps, especially those updated with the Material Design look. Considering that only 10.4% of Android phones have Android 9 installed n...
19:39, 05/18/2019

Google Hire now available at bigger businesses Google has announced that it is expanding its ML-powered recruitment service Hire to help make the hiring process easier and more streamlined for enterprise organizations with thousands of employees.The company is adding a number of expanded capabili...
20:26, 05/01/2019

Google wants to open source web crawlers In an effort to push for an official web crawler standard, Google has made its robots.txt parsing and matching library open source with the hope that web developers will soon be able to agree on a standard for how web crawlers operate online.The C++ ...
03:13, 07/03/2019

Remember Google keeps a list of everything you buy – and here's how to find it In news that will come as no surprise to anyone who's been paying attention, CNBC reports on a list of your purchases managed by Google, pulled from email receipt data in your Gmail account.This has long been a feature of Gmail – it'...
18:52, 05/18/2019

Google's Search Business Needs More Answers Google’s lack of transparency about its core advertising business has taken on an extra cost. Parent company Alphabet lost $60 billion in market value after its quarterly results showed a big revenue shortfall, and investors want explanations....
17:39, 05/01/2019

Sonos finally gets Google Assistant in the UK Sonos speakers just got that little bit smarter in the UK, bringing Google Assistant to its smart speakers via a free update six months after this happened in the US.Sonos has, to a certain extent, led the charge for smart capabilities in high-end au...
18:00, 07/02/2019

|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....
21:39, 07/17/2019

Here’s what happens when you lose connection to Google Stadia There have been a lot of promises made about game-streaming in the last month, but not a ton of information about worst-case scenarios. Something neither Microsoft's Project xCloud or Google Stadia have really talked about yet is what happens wh...
07:52, 06/12/2019

Google already pushed out a new feature introduced at I/O Google I/O just ended a few days ago, and already one of the new features unveiled has already started rolling out to users of Google Search. Thanks to a tweet from Google Podcast chief Zack Reneau-Wedeen (via CNET), we know that podcasts can now be ...
23:39, 05/10/2019

Microsoft vs. Google: Why this browser war isn't about privacy At Microsoft's just-concluded Build developers conference, questions about privacy and trust took center stage. Yet despite multiple opportunities, the company took almost no jabs at its arch-rival Google. Why is Microsoft so hesitant to use privacy ...
00:26, 05/11/2019

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, the company has introduced navigation features that ...
15:26, 06/06/2019

Google's Working on a Translation AI That Uses Your Own Voice The worst part about visiting somewhere you don’t speak the local tongue is that sinking feeling as you squint at a phrasebook, open your mouth, and prepare yourself to totally butcher the language. If that’s your nightmare, good news. Google is work...
06:26, 05/17/2019

Update Your Google Pay Privacy Settings Now Google Pay is a convenient way to consolidate your various payment methods under one account, and makes online shopping that much more streamlined. However, there are a few default Google Pay options you may want to consider opting out of if you’re c...
00:26, 05/17/2019

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....
16:52, 07/21/2019

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 providing these types of organizations with powerful ...
22:52, 05/21/2019

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....
04:39, 06/01/2019

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 advertising dominance, in three charts....
17:13, 06/17/2019

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....
00:52, 05/23/2019

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 new sighting comes courtesy of 9to5Google but doesn...
14:00, 07/14/2019

The Best and Worst From Google I/O 2019's Day One Keynote Google executives just made the first batch of announcements and took their bows at this year’s I/O Developer Conference in Mountain View, California. That means the world got a sneak peek at new Google products, including some fancy AI software and ...
01:13, 05/08/2019

The Morning After: What to expect from Google I/O 2019 Hey, good morning! Welcome to Friday! We've lined up everything you can expect to see from Google's big I/O showcase next week, while cable viewers in the Philippines got to see Avengers: Endgame, when they probably shouldn't have....
00:13, 05/04/2019

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 will be able to gin up interest for its struggling...
23:26, 05/31/2019

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....
04:13, 06/20/2019

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 lose its dominance as a manufacturing hub....
16:13, 06/14/2019

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 wonder whether any of the various security measur...
10:39, 05/23/2019

Google is building a new social network Google is building a new social network, named Shoelace, which it claims will "supercharge your social life".Mere months after shutting down Google+, the company has revealed that it's taking a second shot at Facebook – this time focusing...
13:26, 07/12/2019

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 One Metro New York — on May 31 at several subway st...
21:13, 05/23/2019

Google Stadia may be the first good use for 5G phones  his is a re-published article that we've picked as one of our favorites of the last year from our suite of TechRadar Originals“Who is 5G for?” is a question a lot of tech writers and business pundits are asking right now.Phon...
17:39, 05/05/2019

How to watch the Google I/O 2019 stream Google I/O 2019 runs between May 7 and May 9. Tune in to watch the event stream and livestream for the main keynote and the developer keynote.Read More...
14:39, 05/07/2019

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 particular but forbids American companies doing any busine...
21:39, 05/23/2019

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 the newest challenger in the space, the Moto Z4. If...
15:13, 06/20/2019

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 you go shopping for a physical timer, and then yo...
07:39, 05/24/2019

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 multimedia sharing, way bigger character limits, ...
09:13, 06/19/2019

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....
05:13, 07/11/2019

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 remains something of a mystery.What we do know is it&a...
15:39, 06/01/2019

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.Today, the Mountain View company announced that it wi...
13:26, 05/28/2019

Google launches Android Q Beta 3 Google today launched Android Q Beta 3 for the Pixel, Pixel XL, Pixel 2, Pixel 2 XL, Pixel 3, Pixel 3 XL, the official Android Emulator, and more.Read More...
07:00, 05/08/2019

Next-gen Google Assistant is crazy fast It's been a year since Google first introduced Duplex, its automated reservation-making feature for Assistant. The AI phone caller has rolled out to customers in 44 states, as well as non-Pixel handsets, and even spawned a corollary service for ...
21:13, 05/07/2019

You don't have to say 'Hey, Google' to shut off your alarm anymore Sometimes, the smallest changes are the most welcome ones. Google has removed the requirement to say "Hey, Google" before turning off an alarm, streamlining the Assistant process while simultaneously making millions of mornings just a little better.....
21:13, 05/07/2019

Google Assistant will understand even more about your life Google Assistant will be able to use information you share with it about the people, places and events in your life so it has a stronger understanding of queries related to them. Google Assistant VP of engineering Scott Huffman said, with the Persona...
21:13, 05/07/2019

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 opened tabs, but going over 10 often leads to con...
20:39, 05/27/2019

Everything Google Announced at I/O 2019 That Matters MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA—It’s Google I/O time, the annual smorgasboard of all things Android. This includes updates to the mobile operating system, newer (and cheaper) smartphones, various smarthome gadgets that are helpful (with a few caveats), and news ab...
23:39, 05/07/2019

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 perhaps the perfect tablet OS.Read more......
01:39, 06/21/2019

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....
22:00, 07/15/2019

Google Is Making the Web Safer With These Two New Features Google has launched a new Suspicious Site Reporter extension for Chrome that lets users report malicious websites directly to Google. Chrome 75 will now warn users when they land on a deceptive......
11:52, 06/19/2019

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, your music and so on. Having used both sets of na...
01:52, 06/20/2019

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 its search engine, which will roll out to users ov...
01:52, 07/12/2019

We're live from the Google I/O 2019 keynote! What a beautiful time of year this is: it's finally, properly warm again, the rains have (temporarily) subsided, and we'll be at Google's I/O developer conference to get a better sense on what the search giant has been working so dilig...
21:13, 05/07/2019

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 the space of three days, everything was proven to...
09:39, 06/14/2019

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....
22:39, 06/02/2019

B&O adds Google Assistant to its pricey H9 headphones High-end electronics manufacturer Bang and Olufsen is back with a set of headphones that are made for the power listener. The latest version of the company's flagship Beoplay H9 headphones promise a whopping 25 hours of wireless playtime from it...
21:00, 05/16/2019

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 than 30 million Chromebooks are in use by students...
17:00, 06/19/2019

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 previously reported. Here’s everything we learned today dur...
18:39, 06/06/2019

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's now possible to arrange for food to be delivere...
14:52, 05/24/2019

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...
21:39, 06/27/2019

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. ...
23:13, 05/24/2019

Google promises it won't cut off Works With Nest prematurely Google angered more than a few smart home enthusiasts when it announced that it was shutting down Works With Nest, but it at least has some news to reassure fans of the Nest ecosystem. The company has shared an updated plan that explains what happen...
21:00, 05/16/2019

'China's Google' Posts First Loss Since 2005 Baidu reported its first quarterly loss since going public and warned that the cause—weak advertising—is likely to linger due to China’s slowing economy....
14:13, 05/17/2019

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, saying “Sorry, but future Huawei phones will not be g...
18:39, 06/17/2019

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...
21:39, 06/27/2019

Google's Translatotron AI could translate languages into your own voice If you've ever visited a foreign country, you'll know how difficult it can be to get by when you don't speak the language – and even with apps like Google Translate readily available on most smartphones, using translation tools ...
16:13, 05/17/2019

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 major new feature to the app. On top of the built-...
03:26, 06/12/2019

‘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, looking for a new job or just wanting to learn more. ...
05:00, 06/11/2019

Get a new Google Pixel 3a deal from Argos for just £3.99...but there's a big catch Imagine if you could pay just £3.99 for the brand new Google Pixel 3a, sounds great right? Well for 50 lucky Google fans, that will soon become a reality - let us explain. To celebrate the launch of Google Pixel 3a deals, most retailers hav...
16:13, 05/17/2019

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....
20:26, 05/25/2019

Here's What You Should Know About the Upcoming Nest/Google Account Migration At Google I/O 2019, Google announced it was renaming the Google Home Hub smart display to be the Google Nest Hub while also combining the two brands into a presumably more harmonious single entity. Now Google wants Nest users to better understand wha...
23:26, 05/16/2019

Microsoft makes Google’s BERT NLP model better Microsoft AI researchers used methods laid out by in part by Google AI chief Jeff Dean for its MT-DNN achieve state-of-the-art language understanding.Read More...
21:52, 05/16/2019

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 user uncovered that Google is keeping tabs on any p...
18:52, 05/27/2019

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 company just announced a brand new feature for Waze,...
04:52, 06/11/2019

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....
01:39, 06/07/2019

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 a really gross forum that keeps appearing in searc...
18:26, 06/18/2019

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 an incredible tool for improving lives. The New Yo...
21:13, 05/22/2019

Google opens second Japan cloud region Located in Osaka and part of the company's US$47 billion global investment, Google's latest cloud region is the second in Japan and seventh in Asia-Pacific, and supports a clientele that includes Asahi Group, Sharp, Yamaha, and Mercari....
11:26, 05/15/2019

Google Search will soon start showing ads on mobile During a press briefing this week, Google revealed that it'll begin featuring ads on the homepage of its smartphone app worldwide later this year.Read More...
05:26, 05/15/2019

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....
12:13, 06/07/2019

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, stopping or adding time. The microwaves also have a "scan...
23:52, 05/29/2019

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 Google calendar hacks to maximize productivity that...
14:39, 06/09/2019

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 confined to the version of its homepage accessible ...
03:13, 05/15/2019

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 now usually won't get more than two top resu...
18:52, 06/07/2019

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....
20:52, 06/07/2019

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 Search: AR animals. As the company announced at its ...
03:26, 06/08/2019

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....
15:13, 05/29/2019

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 available through (relatively) distraction-free voice c...
16:00, 06/10/2019

Hey, Google, Alexa and Siri: You finally get what we're saying Voice assistants in our smart devices are better interpret what you want. Microsoft and Google gave a glimpse into the future, with Apple coming soon.        ...
16:52, 05/15/2019

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 speedometer that kicks in while you're using dr...
22:26, 06/06/2019

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 to help train robots to better navigate their surro...
01:52, 06/28/2019

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 drivers found themselves living through this past Sunda...
02:13, 06/28/2019

How to Find Google Pay's Hidden Privacy Settings Google Pay is an online paying system and digital wallet that makes it easy to buy anything on your mobile device or with your mobile device. But if you’re concerned about what Google is doing with all your data (which you probably should be), Google...
23:13, 05/15/2019

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....
04:00, 05/30/2019

'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...
19:26, 05/27/2019

'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 are some other notable upcoming titles too: Baldur&#...
22:26, 06/06/2019

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 much. Instead, AR (Augmented Reality) has slowly star...
16:26, 06/19/2019

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 dollars can be overkill. Even half a grand might seem ...
03:13, 05/30/2019

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 to play. Stadia Connect is taking place just ahea...
22:26, 06/06/2019

Google Translate is getting its most important update in years Google Translate's camera translation feature sounds very futuristic on paper, but in practice—so far, at least—it's been more of a proof of concept. It's still usable and gets the job done, but it's far from polished and intuitive to interact with. ...
19:39, 05/15/2019

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 @OnLeaks (a leaker with a good track record) on behal...
17:26, 06/10/2019

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 see predictions to that end in Google Maps. Google ...
07:39, 06/28/2019

Google to push new ads on its apps to snare shoppers Alphabet Inc's Google will begin featuring ads on the homepage of its smartphone app worldwide later this year, as the search engine expands its advertising real estate to boost revenue from mobile shoppers....
23:52, 05/14/2019

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 suggests that this is a Made by Google item. In f...
00:52, 05/22/2019

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 matter said....
19:00, 06/02/2019

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 matter said....
18:39, 06/02/2019

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.       ...
21:52, 06/13/2019

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 for the future....
01:00, 05/23/2019

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 handful of giant tech firms that dominate the U.S. lan...
17:52, 06/02/2019

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....
17:00, 06/02/2019

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 Android phone. Read more......
17:00, 06/13/2019

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 game and start playing – no lengthy dow...
20:26, 06/03/2019

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 important one: It makes sure the first thing you see in a ...
12:00, 05/23/2019

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 percent of the Assistant-based calls start with a human ...
13:39, 05/23/2019

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....
23:13, 05/24/2019

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 wireless earbuds. Today, another mystery Google device wa...
06:00, 06/01/2019

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......
19:00, 05/23/2019

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...
22:39, 06/20/2019

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 security. While the executive order didn't explici...
00:39, 05/21/2019

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 today, all your Google Photos end up in Drive and ...
00:39, 06/14/2019

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 let's not guess Google's reasoning behind the decis...
09:39, 06/14/2019

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 updating to version 4.4.070 of Google's Messages app a...
00:52, 05/22/2019

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 was to diminish interest in any further Pixel 4 lea...
18:52, 06/21/2019

The best Chromecast apps for Google's streaming puck The Google Chromecast is one of our favorite, simple streaming options. But there are so many apps available that work well with the streaming dongle that it can be difficult to figure out which you really need to get up-and-running right away, and w...
15:52, 06/21/2019

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 Commission have carved out their competitive oversight...
01:52, 06/03/2019

Google Hardware quits the tablet business, again The new Google Pixel Slate. [credit: Valentina Palladino ] Google and tablets just don't mix. The company tried over and over again to make ...
13:26, 06/21/2019

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 its efforts on laptops. Given that Google released the Pixel Slate (its firs...
21:00, 06/21/2019

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....
04:00, 05/22/2019

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 words and images. Truly, we live in exalted times....
02:26, 06/21/2019

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 other interrupting you, storms right ahead and puts w...
01:39, 06/14/2019

Google's Huawei Android restrictions: what does it mean for you? [Updated] The news that Google has blocked Huawei’s future access to Android updates – for both apps and timely security updates – not only casts doubt over the entire future of the Chinese smartphone manufacturer’s business, it als...
05:39, 05/21/2019

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, while there aren't any current plans to rem...
00:52, 06/14/2019

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 Chinese firm on national security grounds....
01:00, 05/21/2019

Google’s Pixel 3a has a serious problem for some users, and there’s no fix in sight Google has been making phones for quite a few years now, both during the Nexus era when other smartphone vendors designed its devices, and especially in the Pixel era where it creates its own hardware. But even so, its Pixel phones still come with fl...
17:39, 05/20/2019

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 support. The announcement highlighted the growing d...
17:26, 05/20/2019

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...
02:00, 05/24/2019

Google is shutting down the Jump VR platform in June Google's Jump VR platform will go offline by the end of June, and it has started telling users to download their data before it shuts down completely. The tech giant launched Jump back in 2015 to simplify the creation of 3D 360-degree videos usi...
00:39, 05/19/2019

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 helping direct you from Point A to Point B. In th...
22:13, 05/31/2019

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 update was sent. Several of those affected ran to R...
02:52, 06/20/2019

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, Google’s recent moves are going to ruin the C...
03:00, 06/01/2019

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 so, the Mountain View company has decided to addres...
22:52, 06/12/2019

These Pixel 4 renders give us our best look yet at Google's next flagship Last year's Pixel 3 XLUPDATE: Google has just confirmed the rear design of the Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL. We have updated this article with newer concept renders.###There’s quite a lot of conflicting Pixel 4 information floating around at the moment mak...
22:52, 06/12/2019

Google tracks nearly all your online (and some of your offline) purchases — see it for yourself, here For years Google has been keeping track of nearly every online purchase we’ve made. A CNBC report today reveals that, thanks to purchase receipts sent to personal Gmail accounts, the company has amassed a mountain of purchasing data on each of us, in...
10:00, 05/18/2019

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 you can take to keep how much it uses to a minimum...
13:26, 06/05/2019

Google Knows That I Seamlessed Chicken Fingers Last Night It’s commonly accepted at this point that if you’ve spent enough time online, Google has a wealth of data on you. But did you know this also includes an itemized list of purchases you’ve made, and not just through Google services? For instance, the f...
02:13, 05/18/2019

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 its top-end siblingThe bigger brother of Google’s o...
23:39, 05/17/2019

Make Google Remember Your Parking Spot for You If you’ve ever wandered around a parking garage with your keys in the air, repeatedly hitting the lock/unlock button, not sure whether you’re even on the correct floor, it’s time to start saving your parking location....
21:13, 05/17/2019

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?...
13:26, 05/24/2019

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 verification for Google sign-ins on iOS devices. If yo...
23:13, 06/12/2019

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 deserves props for trying to make stronger authentication...
03:13, 06/13/2019

Google Maps can warn you if your ride goes off-route Many ride-hailing passengers are understandably anxious about their vehicles going off-route due to the potential for sexual assault. However, Google hopes it can set minds at ease until there really is cause for worry. It just introduced optional o...
19:39, 06/26/2019

Huawei to support its devices after Google Android bar Huawei will support its smartphones and tablets by providing security updates and services, it said, after Google barred it from updates to the Android operating system....
14:39, 05/20/2019

Google says services on Huawei phones still will function Google is assuring users of Huawei smartphones the American company's services still will work on them following U.S. government restrictions on doing business with the Chinese tech giant....
14:00, 05/20/2019

Google's is shutting down its strange Jump VR platform Google has announced the demise of Jump – a peculiar VR platform that captured 360-degree footage using a rig of 16 GoPro cameras.Once the video had been recorded, it was stitched together using Google Cloud to make a seamless circle and fired...
11:26, 05/20/2019

Google Pixel 3a and 3a XL plagued by power issues Google Pixel phones have the reputation of offering buttery-smooth performance, courtesy of stock Android. They are supposed to be the way to experience Android in its purest form, and you'd think that bugs and unexpected problems would be brought to...
11:26, 05/20/2019

Google says services on Huawei phone still will function BEIJING (AP) — Google is assuring users of Huawei smartphones the American company’s services still will work on them following U.S. government restrictions on doing business with the Chinese tech giant. Google said Monday it is complying with ...
11:00, 05/20/2019

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 flagship device by sharing an image on Twitter. Y...
13:13, 06/13/2019

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 than a month after the internet giant made it easy f...
09:26, 06/13/2019

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 32 and Skype's 50). Group calls gradually went...
01:00, 05/24/2019