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Microsoft tried to flog Bing to Apple but got snubbed
Published in News


It probably wished it had bought it now

Microsoft offered to sell its Bing search engine to Apple in 2018, Google claimed in a court paper this month.

Google blasts Microsoft's cloud 'monopoly'
Published in News
Tuesday, 27 February 2024 10:43

Google blasts Microsoft's cloud 'monopoly'


It is getting in the way of our cloud monopoly 

Google Cloud has slammed Microsoft's cloud computing tactics, saying its rival is after a monopoly that would hurt new technologies like generative AI.

Google's robocabs crash, burn and get recalled
Published in News


Just like human cars

Google's self-driving car firm Waymo is facing a backlash in its bid to launch 24/7 robotaxi service in other parts of California after a series of blunders that have sparked safety fears about the vehicles invading their towns.

Intel wants to make AMD chips at IFS
Published in PC Hardware
Thursday, 22 February 2024 19:01

Intel wants to make AMD chips at IFS


For Nvidia, Qualcomm, and Google as well

During the IFS Direct Connect 2024 event, Intel's CEO, Pat Gelsinger, answered a couple of questions from the members of the press, including a rather peculiar one from Tom's Hardware hack, Paul Alcorn, where Intel CEO expressed hope that customers for Intel Foundry Services will include Nvidia, Qualcomm, Google, and even AMD.

OnePlus unveils Watch 2 and opens early reservations
Published in Mobiles


Launching on February 26th

As rumored earlier, the OnePlus Watch 2 will launch on February 26th, as the company has just opened up early bird reservations and unveiled the watch in its full glory.

OnePlus teases its upcoming Watch 2
Published in Mobiles
Monday, 19 February 2024 23:06

OnePlus teases its upcoming Watch 2


Should launch with Google Wear OS 4

OnePlus has revealed a teaser for its upcoming OnePlus Watch 2, which should be powered by Qualcomm's Snapdragon W5 Gen1 chipset and run on Google Wear OS 4.

Google plans to save old Windows PCs from the bin
Published in PC Hardware


Although it is not as good as it sounds

Google said it will let firms install ChromeOS Flex on their Windows devices, "saving millions of PCs from being dumped after Microsoft stops supporting Windows 10 next year."

Google's Bard bot gets smarter with photos
Published in AI
Friday, 02 February 2024 11:48

Google's Bard bot gets smarter with photos


Catching up to ChatGPT Plus

Google's Bard chatbot is getting a photo makeover, catching up on a feature rival ChatGPT Plus has had for months.

Google tycoon splashes out on another island
Published in News
Friday, 02 February 2024 10:47

Google tycoon splashes out on another island


How many do you actually need?

Google's Larry Page has bought another island to add to his collection of private hideaways.

Google search value declining  
Published in News
Wednesday, 17 January 2024 10:43

Google search value declining  


Spam sites are ruining search results

According to a new study by German boffins, Google search is flooded with low-quality SEO spam.