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Beta-Testing Car Software Sounds Like a Bad Idea

If you drive a car that supports Android Auto, Google has opened a beta tester program to try the new features before everyone else. Once you opt into the beta, you can help Google test the features with your specific device and vehicle and share feedback to help the company improve the product. Read more...
Tags: Google, Android, Spotify, Science, Smartphones, Computing, Operating Systems, Alphabet Inc, Computer Architecture, Android Auto Google, Here WeGo, Mobile Linux, Cloud Clients, In Car Entertainment, Technology Internet


Google Maps Now Helps You Avoid People On The Train

The world is slowly opening back up. You might be finding yourself using public transit for the first time in ages and trying to figure out how to get around. Some helpful new Google Maps features could help us all navigate through this time, both literally and figuratively. Read more...
Tags: Google, Science, Technology, Google Search, Software, Computing, Map, Google Maps, Alphabet Inc, Human Interest, Technology Internet, Hospitality Recreation


Apple Reportedly Pushing Back Return to Office Plans Amid Rising Covid-19 Cases

Apple has been a bit more aggressive than most of the tech giants when it comes to returning to the office. However, due to yet another rise in covid-19 cases throughout the U.S., it appears Apple is pushing back the start of its return-to-office timeline by at least a month.Read more...
Tags: Apple, Google, Facebook, Science, Technology, Labor, Companies, Computing, Apple Store, Sundar Pichai, Apple Inc, Alphabet Inc, Telecommuting, Universal Windows Platform Apps, Technology Internet


Google Is Giving Android TV a New Watchlist and an Improved Recommendation System

Since the release of Chromecast with Google TV, Google has been updating Android TV with a number of the fancier features available on its streaming TV dongle, and this week Google is bringing improved ways to suggest new content and save them for later. Read more...
Tags: Google, Android, Science, Android TV, Smartphones, Chromecast, Software, Netflix, Chrome Os, Computing, Nvidia, Smart TV, Operating Systems, Alphabet Inc, Google TV Google, Google TV


7 Cool Pixel Features You Can't Get on Other Android Phones

The Google Pixel series of phones hasn’t really caught the imagination or attracted the sort of sales in the same way that its big-name Android rivals have, but Google actually introduced Android features first on its Pixel lineup. Here are a few of the most important Pixel exclusives that make it more tempting to buy…Read more...
Tags: Google, Android, Science, Smartphones, Mobile Phones, Computing, Shazam, Pixel, Alphabet Inc, Google Pixel, Google camera, Pixel 2, Pixel 3, Pixel 4, Technology Internet


Google Maps Provided Users With a ‘Potentially Fatal’ Hiking Trail on This Mountain

A few years ago, instead of leading my best friend and I through a lovely and picturesque Spanish mountain trail, Google Maps took us to an isolated field with some cows. While I learned then not trust the internet when it comes to nature, it appears that an increasing number of visitors to the Scottish mountain Ben…Read more...
Tags: Apple, Google, Science, Scotland, Software, Mountaineering, Google Maps, Nevis, Alphabet Inc, Ben Nevis, Lochaber, Munros, Web Mapping, Human Activities, Route Planning Software, Technology Internet


Now You Can Delete the Last 15 Minutes of Your Google Search History on iOS

In its never-ending quest to convince users that it has privacy top of mind, Google is rolling out a quick auto-delete control to scrub the last 15 minutes of your mobile search history. The feature is arriving on iOS devices first, with the option coming to Android devices later this year.Read more...
Tags: Iphone, Google, Ipad, Google Drive, Science, Technology, Gmail, Google Search, Software, Computing, Google Io, Alphabet Inc, Google Account, Google Workspace, Cross Platform Software, Technology Internet


Google engineers say they're just as productive at home as in the office, but the tech giant wants them back on site anyway

Alphabet Inc.'s Google logo. Ng Han Guan/AP Photo Google engineers reportedly feel just as productive at home as in the office, according to an internal survey. Over 75% of staff also say they want more "collaboration and social connections." Google is forging ahead with plans to have employees return to the office starting in September. See more stories on Insider's business page. Google employees say they're just as productive at home as they were working on site before the c...
Tags: Google, Work From Home, News, Trends, New Zealand, Alphabet Inc, Brian Welle, Tech Insider, Sarah Jackson, Return To Work, Urs Hölzle Google, Hölzle, CNET Google, Return To Office, Bloomberg Most


Tension at Google: The search giant wants its engineers back in the office, but they say they're just as productive working from home

Alphabet Inc.'s Google logo. Ng Han Guan/AP Photo Google engineers reportedly feel just as productive at home as in the office, according to an internal survey. Over 75% of staff also say they want more "collaboration and social connections." Google is forging ahead with plans to have employees return to the office starting in September. See more stories on Insider's business page. Google employees say they're just as productive at home as they were working on site before the c...
Tags: Google, Work From Home, News, Trends, New Zealand, Alphabet Inc, Brian Welle, Tech Insider, Sarah Jackson, Return To Work, Urs Hölzle Google, Hölzle, CNET Google, Return To Office, Bloomberg Most


Google CEO Still Insists AI Revolution Bigger Than Invention of Fire

The artificial intelligence revolution is poised to be more “profound” than the invention of electricity, the internet, and even fire, according to Google CEO Sundar Pichai, who made the comments to BBC media editor Amol Rajan in a podcast interview that first went live on .Read more...
Tags: Google, Science, Technology, Articles, Bbc, Artificial Intelligence, Chrome Os, Ai, Amol Rajan, Sundar Pichai, Pichai, Alphabet Inc, Artificial General Intelligence, Computational Neuroscience, Academic Disciplines, Philosophy Of Artificial Intelligence


Factbox: How Big Tech Is Faring Against U.S. Lawsuits and Probes

(Reuters) - Big Tech platforms Alphabet Inc's Google and Facebook were hit with a series of antitrust lawsuits by the U.S. federal government and...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Alphabet Inc, Reuters Big Tech


France Fines Google About $593 Million Over News Copyright Row - AFP

(Reuters) - France has fined Alphabet Inc's Google 500 million euros ($592.75 million) over news copyright row, AFP news agency reported on Tuesday...
Tags: Google, France, Afp, Reuters France, Alphabet Inc


France fines Google about $593 mln over news copyright row - AFP

France has fined Alphabet Inc's (GOOGL.O) Google 500 million euros ($592.75 million) over news copyright row, AFP news agency reported...
Tags: Google, France, Afp, Alphabet Inc


Android 12's New Gaming Features Are Finally Catching Up

As the launch day for Android 12 rapidly approaches, so does Google’s announcements about upcoming features to get people excited about the update. The company today teased some new gaming features that sound pretty cool, namely that the next version of Android will let you start to play a game as you’re downloading…Read more...
Tags: Google, Android, Science, Technology, Asus, Samsung, Smartphones, Computing, Oneplus, Operating Systems, Alphabet Inc, OnePlus TV, Mobile Linux, Technology Internet, Draftrahul


Search Atlas Shows How Google Results Differ Around the Globe

How does a search engine like Google quantify, analyze, and rank information? What factors does it take into account, and how are they weighted? The algorithms that handle queries may be opaque, but the end results are clearly visible.Read more...
Tags: Google, Science, Google Search, Computing, Search Engine, Websites, Search Engine Optimization, World Wide Web, Local Search, Alphabet Inc, Search Engine Results Page, Internet Search Engines, Technology Internet, Rodrigo Ochigame, Image Meta Search, Katherine Ye


5 Reasons to Turn On Android's Developer Mode

Hidden away in the main Android Settings menu is a secret set of tools called Developer options that gives you access to all kinds of useful tools and tweaks. If you know how to uncover it, you can take advantage of this bonus functionality, which will allow you to do everything from transform the look of your phone…Read more...
Tags: Android, Science, Smartphones, Software, Computing, Operating Systems, Mobile App, Adobe Photoshop, Alphabet Inc, Rooting, Mobile Linux, Cloud Clients, Technology Internet, Android Version History


Demonetized YouTuber Loses Lawsuit–Daniels v. Alphabet

Daniels is a YouTuber apparently of the #MAGA persuasion. Represented by Maria Cristina Armenta and Credence Elizabeth Sol, best known for litigating an ultimately unsuccessful censorial “Innocence of Muslims” lawsuit against YouTube, Daniels brought a routine “YouTube-is-censorsing-me” lawsuit seeking to impose must-carry obligations on YouTube. The suit was easily rejected by the court. As I blogged last time: The plaintiff can replead the contract breach claim for failure-to-pay, but the cas...
Tags: Law, Youtube, Alphabet, Ninth Circuit, Daniels, Alphabet Inc, Licensing/Contracts, Maga, YouTube Daniels, Maria Cristina Armenta, Credence Elizabeth Sol


California Among 36 States Targeting Google’s App Store In Antitrust Suit

SAN RAMON, Calif. (AP/CBS13) — Dozens of states, including California, are taking aim at Google in an escalating legal offensive on Big Tech. This time, attorneys general for 36 states and the District of Columbia have filed a lawsuit targeting Google’s Play store, where consumers download apps designed for the Android software that powers most of the world’s smartphones. The 144-page complaint filed late Wednesday in a Northern California federal court represents the fourth major antitrust laws...
Tags: Apple, Google, Facebook, Utah, Minnesota, Congress, California, America, North Carolina, District Of Columbia, Federal Trade Commission, Epic Games, Northern California, U S Justice Department, Alphabet Inc, Mountain View California


Google Hit With Antitrust Lawsuit Brought By 36 States and Washington, D.C.

Google’s Android app store is the subject of an antitrust lawsuit brought by 36 states and Washington, D.C. on Wednesday — the latest installment in the ongoing showdown between tech giants and the regulators that seek to bring them to heel.Read more...
Tags: Google, Android, Google Play Store, Spotify, New York, Science, Technology, Colorado, Washington, Companies, Netflix, Tennessee, Arizona, Computing, Nebraska, App Store


Dozens of U.S. States Sue Google Over Play Store's 'Extravagant Commission'

By Diane Bartz and Paresh DaveWASHINGTON/OAKLAND, Calif. (Reuters) -Thirty-seven U.S. state and district attorneys general sued Alphabet Inc's...
Tags: Oakland, Alphabet Inc, Calif Reuters, Diane Bartz, Paresh DaveWASHINGTON


Dozens of U.S. States Sue Google Alleging Antitrust Violations

WASHINGTON (Reuters) -Dozens of U.S. state attorneys general filed an antitrust lawsuit in federal court against Alphabet Inc's Google on Wednesday...
Tags: Google, Washington, Alphabet Inc, U S States Sue Google, Reuters Dozens of U S


United States: Can Hypothetical Risk Factors Be Misleading? - Cooley LLP

In In re Alphabet Securities Litigation, the State of Rhode Island, as lead plaintiff, filed a Rule10b-5 action against Google LLC, its holding company Alphabet, Inc., and certain executives...
Tags: News, United States, Rhode Island, Alphabet Inc, Cooley LLP, Google LLC


Google-Backed Planet Labs to Go Public in $2.8 Billion SPAC Deal

(Reuters) - Earth data and analytics company Planet Labs Inc, which is backed by Alphabet Inc's Google, will go public through a merger with a...
Tags: Google, Alphabet Inc, Reuters Earth, Planet Labs Inc


Google Reports Soaring Attrition Among Black Women

By Paresh Dave(Reuters) - Workers identifying as "Black+" or "Latinx+" left Alphabet Inc's Google at higher rates last year than in 2019, the...
Tags: Google, Alphabet Inc, Reuters Workers, Paresh Dave, Google Reports Soaring Attrition Among Black Women


Google Is Adding Support for Digital Covid-19 Vax Cards Into Android

With hot vax summer already in full swing, Google is now making it easier to keep your vax card handy by building support for digital vaccination cards into Android itself. Read more...
Tags: Google, Android, Science, Technology, Google Search, Smartphones, Computing, Mobile Payments, Online Payments, Operating Systems, Alphabet Inc, Google Pay, Mobile Linux, Technology Internet, Health Medical Pharma


Google Restores Services After Multiple Users Face Outage

(Reuters) -Multiple users complained about an outage affecting Alphabet Inc's search engine Google as well as its streaming and email services late...
Tags: Google, Alphabet Inc, Reuters Multiple


Google Services Down for Some Users - Downdetector

(Reuters) - Multiple users complained about an outage affecting Alphabet Inc's search engine Google as well as its streaming and email services,...
Tags: Google, Alphabet Inc, Reuters Multiple


Google's Search Engine Will Now Warn You When It Doesn't Have a Reliable Answer

Google said Friday it will notify people when they look up breaking news or other “rapidly evolving” issues that their search results may be unreliable. It’s one of several fact-checking measures the tech giant has incorporated in recent years to curb the spread of misinformation and provide important context to…Read more...
Tags: Google, Science, Google Search, Computing, Search Engine, Websites, World Wide Web, Danny Sullivan, Alphabet Inc, Google Images, Search Engine Results Page, Internet Search Engines, Technology Internet


Japanese Police Arrest Three People for Uploading 'Fast Movies' on YouTube

Police in Japan have arrested three individuals for posting “fast movies”—entire films edited down to summaries of around 10 minutes or less, which anti-piracy groups claim goes far beyond fair use—in a first-of-its-kind crackdown, according to the Japan Times.Read more...
Tags: Japan, Science, Youtube, Articles, Copyright Infringement, Digital Media, Kenya, File Sharing, Websites, Bittorrent, Digital Millennium Copyright Act, Torrentfreak, Alphabet Inc, Toho Co Ltd, Entertainment Culture, Law Crime


The Best Tech YouTube Channels You Don't Know About

For every popular YouTube channel with millions of subscribers (think Mark Rober, Adam Savage’s Tested, and The Slow Mo Guys), there are even more interesting, under-the-radar channels worth following. These are perfect for an end-of-work-day distraction—a soothing way to get you through the last few hours of a 9-5. Read more...
Tags: Science, Television, Youtube, Social Media, Adam Savage, Video Hosting, Mike Olbinski, Mark Rober, Alphabet Inc, Kristal, RT, Jason Allemann, Mass Media, Sam Battle, Guy Georgeson, Entertainment Culture