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Google removes 85 apps Play Store over hidden adware

Google has removed 85 apps from its Play Store after security researchers at Trend Micro found a particularly annoying adware hiding inside.

Aug 17, 2019, 13:21 PM IST

Google's enterprise Gmail suffers outage in India

It is not yet known if any other service by the Internet giant such as Google Drive or YouTube was affected by the disruption.

Aug 16, 2019, 15:04 PM IST

Google rolling out new features to Chrome OS in August

Google is also including an updated camera app for the Pixelbook and select Chromebook machines. In addition to that, Google has updated the Camera app UI for navigating between new modes, like square mode and portrait mode.

Aug 16, 2019, 14:33 PM IST

Now use fingerprint or screen lock instead of password for some Google services

The feature is currently available on Pixel devices and coming to all Android 7+ devices over the next few days, Google wrote in a blog.

Aug 14, 2019, 15:27 PM IST

Facebook let 3rd-party vendors listen to your Messenger chats

Since 2015, Facebook Messenger has offered a feature to transcribe voice clips to text, although it is turned off by default.

Aug 14, 2019, 15:09 PM IST

Google Pixel 4 may bring super smooth display: Report

To be launched in October, the Pixel 4 handset is expected to come with a 5.7-inch Full HD+ display while the larger Pixel 4XL would boast a 6.3-inch Quad HD+ panel, The Verge reported on Wednesday.

Aug 08, 2019, 13:35 PM IST

Android Q's final beta released ahead of official launch

Many new features, such as the dark mode and gestural navigation, were announced at Google's I/O 2019 Conference, with these upcoming updates focussed on polish before the consumer launch.

Aug 08, 2019, 13:28 PM IST

Viral memo alleges Google of discriminating against pregnant women

The memo titled "I'm Not Returning to Google After Maternity Leave and Here is Why," was posted last week to an internal company message board for expecting women and new mothers.

Aug 07, 2019, 16:05 PM IST

Twitter admits to user data leak, apologises

According to a blog-post published by Twitter on Tuesday, the user information that may have been shared without people's permission include country code, details of users' engagement with the ad and information about the ad.

Aug 07, 2019, 15:47 PM IST

Google updates Images section to focus on shopping

The update comes as Google makes a bigger push to make a dent in the online shopping space, in a bid to compete with Amazon.

Aug 07, 2019, 15:42 PM IST

Donald Trump, without evidence, accuses Google of 'very illegal' action ahead of election

Trump, in a series of early posts on Twitter, also slammed Google`s chief executive Sundar Pichai, and again raised questions about the search engine`s work with China, despite his administration`s earlier comments that any such work was limited.

Aug 06, 2019, 21:19 PM IST

Google to neutralise carbon emission for device shipments by 2020

The tech giant reportedly uses post-consumer recycled (PCR) plastic in its portfolio of Nest thermostats, with the new pledge set to boost its use of the material, as well as recycled metals.

Aug 06, 2019, 16:19 PM IST

Google shutting down its travel planning app

The features of the app have been added to other Google apps like Maps and Search, which would continue helping people to find personal Trips information such as notes and saved places, the company wrote in a post on its Support Page on Monday after Trips was shut down.

Aug 06, 2019, 12:52 PM IST

Google Fit now track users' sleep patterns: Report

Users can also add and edit their sleep history if companion apps aren't providing a complete picture of the downtime.

Aug 05, 2019, 16:46 PM IST

Google Pixel to get voiceless emergency operator options

The feature would first reach Pixel phones and would later be rolled out to other Android phones as well.

Aug 02, 2019, 17:48 PM IST

YouTube Premium starts rolling out 1080p offline downloads

The service offers ad-free music streaming through YouTube Music Premium and Google Play Music services.

Aug 02, 2019, 16:52 PM IST

Google testing its monthly gaming subscription service

So far, the details that have come into light about Google`s gaming subscription seem to be quite similar to the upcoming Apple Arcade subscription, which was announced earlier in March this year.

Aug 02, 2019, 14:17 PM IST

Google, Facebook, Twitter and other digital companies likely to come under Indian tax net

These digital companies purportedly pay very less tax to the Indian government despite earning high revenues and profits by offering online advertising to Indian customers.

Jul 31, 2019, 16:25 PM IST

Google Pixel 4 to come with soli-powering Motion Sense features

Google Pixel 4 will be the first device with Soli, powering Motion Sense features that allows you to skip songs, snooze alarms, and silence phone calls, just by waving your hand.

Jul 31, 2019, 15:22 PM IST

Google researchers find 6 iOS security flaws

Two members of `Project Zero`, Google`s elite bug-hunting team, have published details and demo proof-of-concept code for five of six `interactionless` security bugs that impact the iOS operating system and can be exploited via the iMessage client.

Jul 31, 2019, 13:28 PM IST