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Google is reportedly facing a new antitrust probe from California

Google is reportedly facing a new antitrust probe from California: California has reportedly opened its own antitrust investigation into Google, Politico reports, which might mean the search giant is now facing antitrust probes from every state within the US bar one. it’s not known which aspect of the corporate California’s attorney general is investigating, but …

Google Lens is now available on iOS

Google is officially rolling out its Lens feature to Apple iOS devices over the next few weeks. Lens is an on-demand object recognition tool, accessible through the Google Photos app. When users take a photo of a book or painting, for example, Lens recognizes it and spits out information telling you more details about the …

Google confirms investment in Indonesia’s ride-hailing leader Go-Jek

Google has confirmed its investment in Go-Jek, the hail-railing service that rivals Uber and Grab in Indonesia. TechCrunch reported the investment last week, which was made alongside China’s Meituan-Dianping and Singaporean sovereign fund Temasek. The trio were part of a final tranche of a $1.2 billion round that Go-Jek began negotiating on last April, with …

Best Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL Apps to Install Right Now!

Google’s next-gen Smartphones Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL both are jam-packed with plenty of new marvelous features. Both high-end devices have a brilliant camera which we have never seen before in any smartphone. A lot of people have given a round of applause to the waterproof design, active edge, clear front-facing stereo speaker, Google …

Alphabet launches new cybersecurity company, Chronicle, out of its X moonshot factory

Alphabet, the company you probably still wrongly refer to as “Google,” today announced the launch of Chronicle, a new cybersecurity company that aims to give companies a better chance at detecting and fighting off hackers. Chronicle is graduating out of Alphabet’s X moonshot group and is now a standalone company under the Alphabet umbrella, just like …

Rupert Murdoch calls for Facebook and Google to subsidize the news business

Rupert Murdoch calls for Facebook and Google to subsidize the news business   Rupert Murdoch, the executive chairman of publishing empire News Corporation, issued a statement today proposing a new licensing deal between media organizations and platform-owning tech companies. His goal: get entities like Facebook and Google to pay money to publishers, effectively in exchange …

Google CEO Sundar Pichai says he does not regret firing James Damore

Google CEO Sundar Pichai responded today to the firing of employee James Damore over his controversial memo on workplace diversity, stating that while he does not regret the decision, he regrets that people misunderstood it as a politically motivated event. Speaking in a live conversation with journalist and Recode co-founder Kara Swisher, MSNBC host Ari …

Google CEO Sundar Pichai compares impact of AI to electricity and fire

Google CEO Sundar Pichai, speaking at a taped television event hosted by MSNBC and The Verge’s sister site Recode, said artificial intelligence is one of the most profound things that humanity is working on right now and compared it to basic utilities in terms of its importance. Speaking to Recode’s Kara Swisher and MSNBC’s Ari …

Why inclusion in the Google Arts selfie feature matters

Why inclusion in the Google Arts & Culture selfie feature matters   When Google Arts & Culture’s new selfie-matching feature went viral earlier this week, many people of color found that their results were limited or skewed toward subservient and exoticized figures. In other words, it pretty much captured the experience of exploring most American …

If your Wi-Fi is acting wonky, your Google Home and Chromecast could be to blame

If your internet connection has been going down, your Google Home and Chromecast devices could be to blame. The issue initially seemed to be relegated only to those who owned the Google Home Max speaker and TP-Link Archer C7 router. New issues have been reported involving other devices by both companies, and with routers from …