Google defends Gmail data sharing
Published in News

All automatic, nothing to see here

Google gave details about its policies for third-party Gmail add-ons but stopped short of adequately addressing questions from US senators about developers who break its email-scanning rules.

Google boss quits in China crisis
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We have lost our values

A senior Google research scientist has quit the company in protest over its plan to launch a censored version of its search engine in China.

Online firms face EU fine if extremist posts up for an hour
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Take down will have to be rapid

The European Union’s chief executive on Wednesday proposed fining Google, Facebook, Twitter and other online platforms if they fail to remove extremist content within one hour.

France and Germany working out how to tax big tech
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France suggests a sunset clause

The European Union is working out a way to tax big tech and thinks that an agreement could still be found by the end of the year.

FTC to investigate Google over Trump allegations
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Antitrust again

The Senate has ordered the Federal Trade Commission to find evidence that Google has been slanting news coverage against Donald (Prince of Orange) Trump.

Google releases Titan Security Key
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Making it nearly impossible to hack 2FA

Google has been showing off its Titan Security Key, a two-factor authentication (2FA) token that should improve your security and make it harder for hackers to breach your online accounts that support 2FA protection.

Trump lashes out at Google
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News is a tricky business

Donald Trump has taken a swipe at giant search engine Google, accusing it of being the peddler of what he likes to describe as fake news.

Google Pixel 3 XL review goes online
Published in Mobiles

Reveals most of the details

As if all the previous leaks were not enough, people at a Russian website managed to get their hands on a pre-production version of Google's Pixel 3 XL smartphone and publish a lot of details ahead of the October launch.

Google self-drives into China
Published in Transportation

Look right, but Waymo looks left

Google's subsidiary Waymo has set up a company in Shanghai in the wake of controversy over its attempt to introduce a censorious version of its search engine in China.

Google Pixel 3 XL smiles for the camera
Published in Mobiles

Comes with a big notch

Although the rumored launch date is set for October, it appears that Google already finished the Pixel 3 XL smartphone as it showed up in an unboxing video, in a retail box and all the accessories.