Google officially unveils the Android 9 Pie
Published in Mobiles

AI, new looks, and beefier security

Although it was already announced earlier under the Android P moniker, Google has now officially announced its latest major version of the Android mobile OS, the Android 9 Pie, releasing more details as well as rolling it out to Pixel devices.

Google gives up and creates evil search engine for the Chinese
Published in News

More mileage on the path to evil

King of Search engines Google has decided that if it wants any impact in China it will have to produce a search engine which censors anything the government there does not want.

Google Translate’s AI starts talking about the end of the world
Published in AI

At least in Yoruba to English

While some companies are dumb enough to rely on Goggle Translate instead of spending money on an expensive translator, it is starting to look like the AI has fears about the end of the world.

Fuschia to overthrow Android
Published in News

I'm just sitting watching flowers in the rain

The Android operating system is set to be phased out over the next couple of years.

While putting the boot into US tech why doesn’t the EU fine Apple too?
Published in Mobiles

Comment: It does the same sort of thing

The European Commission had solid antitrust reasons for fining Google $5 billion for violations including the bundling of certain apps with the Android operating system, but from a consumer's point of view it should also be gunning for Jobs’ Mob.

Google to appeal huge EU fine
Published in News

Just a tiny slice of its cash pile

Google says it will appeal a record €4.34 billion fine over its Android anti-trust antics.

Nest man leaves the nest
Published in IoT

Flies to roost under Google's wing

The CEO of Nest is stepping down from that position as the fledgling company becomes integrated with Google.

Google expecting $5 billion EU fine
Published in News

Android issues

Google is expected to be fined a record $5 billion by the European Union over its Android system.

Apple and Google face music over handling customer data
Published in News

Tame Apple Press in shock

The Tame Apple Press is in shock that their favourite company is being hauled before a Senate committee over its uses of location data and mobile phone privacy practices and the handling of customer data.

Google missed blockchain
Published in Cloud

We really didn't see that one coming

Google founder Sergey Brin has admitted that his outfit missed out on being at the front of blockchain technology.