Android phones track your every move
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Big Bother is watching you

A report said that even if you turn off location services on an Android phone and even if you haven't a SIM card, Google has been sending your data back to Big Bother central.

Apple’s HomePod is at least two years behind Amazon
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They are a bit scared to release it

The reason for the delay for Apple’s HomePod smart speaker until next year might because Jobs’ Mob has realised that it has a lemon on its hands.

Kremlin takes on Google
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22 November 2017

Kremlin takes on Google

Publish our fake news or face the consequences

A spat has broken out between the search engine Google and the Russian government over Tsar Putin’s right to flood Google News with fake news.

Google to purge Putin's propaganda
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Ending the Kremlin's reign over Google News

Eric Schmidt, Executive Chairman of Alphabet, says the company will purge Russian propaganda from Google News after facing criticism that Kremlin-owned media sites were given royal treatment on the search giant’s news and advertising platforms.

Trust US, social media corporations say
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Opinion Well, let’s take that with a pinch of salt

The leading social media companies in the world - all American mega corporations - have pledged to suppress so-called “fake news” and replace the stories with “geek news”.

Google working out how to kill Intel's ME
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Wants to close a security hole

Google has said that it is looking at ways to shut down Intel's Management Engine (ME) technology.

Alphabet backs moves to out political advert buyers
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Curtail “foreign abuse and influence” in elections.

Google has told US election regulators ithat it “strongly supports” tightening rules on online political advertising to stop foreign powers gaming US elections.

Bait and switch sites fall to might of Chrome
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Stop you being forwarded to another site

Google's Chrome browser is going to kill off redirects that send you to a website you didn't expect.

Google abandoned features which gave drivers control
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They were not awake enough

Google’s self-driving car unit Waymo abandoned developing features that required drivers to take control in dangerous situations because drivers tended to nod off when in auto-pilot mode and were not ready to take over.

Google boss drops everything to fix emoji
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Perspective  – Pichai has heard of it

While there are a lot of things that Google CEO Sundar Pichai needs to fix in the search engine outfit, apparently his most pressing concern is Google's version of the cheeseburger emoji.