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Breaking Down The Google-HTC Deal: Here’s What The Acquisition Means For Both Companies

Self-driving car technology faces a crucial test in the U.S. Google has finalized the acquisition of a part of HTC’s smartphone division for $1.1 billion. For Google, the transaction improves its hardware expertise, but for HTC, it comes as a necessity.  ( Google ) Google finalized its acquisition of a part of the HTC smartphone […]

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Google Chrome To Automatically Block Autoplay Videos With Sound And Allow Users To Mute Sites

Self-driving car technology faces a crucial test in the U.S. Google will soon bring changes to Chrome that will make users less annoyed with autoplaying videos. The browser will soon block autoplaying content with sound and let users mute sites individually.  ( Pixabay ) Perhaps one of the most irksome things about browsing the web […]

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Google Pays Women Less Than Men, Puts Them In Positions Where They’re Less Likely To Be Promoted, Lawsuit Claims

Self-driving car technology faces a crucial test in the U.S. Former Google employees have filed a lawsuit accusing Google of paying women less for the same work as men and assigning them positions where they’re less likely to get promoted. This is the latest rupture in Silicon Valley’s sexism problem.  ( Google ) Google is […]

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Google’s Safe Browsing Tool Keeps More Than 3 Billion Devices Away From Malware And Phishing

Self-driving car technology faces a crucial test in the U.S. Google has proudly announced that its Safe Browsing tool is protecting more than 3 billion devices from malicious websites that attempt to phish users or install malware.  ( Google ) Google has crunched the numbers of how many devices its Safe Browsing tool is protecting, […]

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A Mistake By Google Literally Broke The Internet For Half Of Japan

Google fires employee James Damore behind anti-diversity memo An error by Google literally broke the internet for half of Japan, with disruptions lasting for hours after connectivity was restored. The incident shows the fragility of the internet in a world that is increasingly becoming dependent on being online.  ( Google ) A mistake by Google […]

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Google Is Reportedly Developing Smart Headphones: Will It Suffer The Same Fate As The Google Glass?

Google fires employee James Damore behind anti-diversity memo The latest version of Google’s mobile app has revealed what’s seemingly a new device. Several strings of code in the APK suggest that Google might release a pair of smart headphones, which it refers to as “Bisto.”  ( English | Pixabay ) There’s a convincing piece of […]