Google names its latest Android OS version
Published in Mobiles


Meet the Android 8.0 Oreo

Although the name has been rumored for quite some time, Google has now officially named its latest version of the Android, the Android 8.0 Oreo.

Google pays Apple billions to stay on iPhone
Published in Mobiles


That's a nice little search engine we would hate for it to be broken

Google is shelling out billions of dollars in protection to the fruity tax-dodging cult Apple so that it can stay the default search engine on iPhones and iPads.

Google cuts SSD cloud prices
Published in News


Cheaper faster cloud

Google is cutting the price for high speed storage attached to its cloud virtual machines.

Google fires bloke for anti-diversity rant
Published in News


White guy perpetuated gender stereotypes


Google has fired a bloke who slammed Google’s diversity policy and called for the company to stop hiring women and minorities when they should be hiring open minded conservative white guys instead.

Google software engineer calls for end to diversity
Published in News

 
We should hire white guys with diverse ideas instead

A senior software engineer at Google has opened a can of worms by calling for the company to abandon it diversity initiatives in favour of “ideological diversity”.

All roads lead to Chrome ad-blocker
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Will not block all ads 

Google's Chrome is set to have its own ad-blocker.

Google CEO promises 11 Daydream phones
Published in Graphics


Place for two new Pixel phones

Google's CEO announced that there will be 11 Daydream capable phones available before the end of the year.

Microsoft forced into more chip development
Published in Processors


All the AI stuff

It is starting to look like there will be a new kid on the chip block, as Microsoft is being forced to hone skills of its own.

Python is top programming language
Published in News


At least according to the IEEE

 IEEE Spectrum's annual report on the top programming languages has decided that Python is the top programming language.

Snapdragon 836 to debut with Pixel 2
Published in Mobiles


About 10 percent faster

A few chaps are implying that Note 8 might be the first phone to have an updated and faster Snapdragon 836, but we learned that Pixel 2 is more likely the one.