Google to replace radio as an audio news source

Google has recently announced that soon users be able to listen to an audio news playlist curated by Google Assistant to inform you on the topics you’re interested in. Google’s latest Assistant feature uses an artificial intelligence to help make these custom news bundles, and it’s available today for a limited number of users. The […]

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Google adds eSIM support on the Pixel 3 for Sprint and several international carriers

Google has become the first smartphone company to support built-in eSIMs with its Google Fi network last year. Now, it’s expanding that even further with the announcement of several new carriers around the world that will support the feature. In addition to Google Fi, Google is adding support for Sprint in the US, EE in the UK, Airtel […]

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Google could shut down Hangouts for consumers by 2020

Google may reportedly shut down Hangouts for consumers by 2020, according to a report from 9to5Google today. Hangouts has been suffering from an identity crisis since Google launched it as a replacement for Gchat in 2013, and it’s actually been losing features in recent years as the company stopped updating the app and took away SMS messaging. That change was part […]

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Google to open Project Fi to iPhone, Samsung, and OnePlus this week

Google is reportedly planning to open its Project Fi mobile service by a major expansion of compatible smartphones this week. Project Fi will add support for Samsung, OnePlus, and iPhones, according to Droid Life, which reported on a since-removed article at BGR. More handsets from existing Fi partners LG and Motorola will also gain Fi support. The iPhone experience […]

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Google removes gendered pronouns from Gmail’s Smart Compose

Gmail’s Smart Compose is one of Google’s best and most interesting AI features which could predict what users will write in emails and offering to finish their sentences for them. But like many AI products, it’s only as smart as the data it’s trained on, and prone to making mistakes. That’s why Google has blocked Smart Compose […]

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Google has been accused of GDPR privacy violations by seven countries

Consumer groups of seven European countries have filed a GDPR complaints against Google’s location tracking recently the reports came via Reuters. The European Consumer Organisation (BEUC), of which each of the groups are a member, claims that Google’s deceptive practices around location tracking don’t give users a real choice about whether to enable it, and that Google […]

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Google settled a racial discrimination complaint brought by a contractor

Google has recently settled a racial discrimination claim brought by a contractor who says that the company failed to adequately protect him from being “treated as a terror suspect,” while on the job for Google Maps, reports The Guardian. The Guardian says that Google retracted a contract offered to contractor, after he complained about being racially harassed on […]

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Microsoft and Google are working together on Chrome for Windows on ARM

Microsoft and Google engineers have joined hand together to support a version of Chrome running on Windows on ARM. 9to5Google has spotted various commits by Microsoft engineers assisting with the development of Chrome for Windows 10 on ARM. The details follow claims by a Qualcomm executive last month that the chip maker was working on an ARM version of Chrome for […]

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Google said a fix is coming for disappearing text messages on Pixel 3

Google Pixel 3 users have encountered a disappearing text message problem before this users also face problem regarding photos as they also seem to be disappear from the phone. Now, Google acknowledged the problem and said it would fix a bug that can lead to lost photos, there are also scattered reports from Google Pixel 3 users about […]

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Google says that 48 people have been fired for sexual harassment in the last two years

In an email to all Google employees following today’s New York Times expose on Andy Rubin, CEO Sundar Pichai and Eileen Naughton the company’s VP of people operations said the story was “difficult to read.” “We are dead serious about making sure we provide a safe and inclusive workplace,” the pair wrote in a co-signed note. The […]

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