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Google Could Be Working on a Rival for the Amazon Echo

Amazon’s Echo is certainly a useful little gadget, as it is capable of voice interaction and is able to create to-do lists, playback your favorite music and provide useful information regarding traffic and weather. However, rumours…

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Google Is Killing off the Chrome App Launcher

In an effort to make Chrome as light and as less bloated as possible, Google has decided to completely remove the Chrome App Launcher from Linux, Apple and Microsoft operating systems, which means that you’re in for quite…

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Google Is Recruiting Experts for Its Self-Driving Car Project

Even though Google has stated that it won’t be involved directly in the manufacturing of self-driving cars, recent news seems to suggest otherwise. Apparently, the company’s recruitment website features a series of job listings aimed at individuals who…

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Google Simulates 3 Million Miles of Autonomous Driving Every Day

In its ongoing effort to make sure that its self-driving cars will run as safely as possible, it looks like Google has its data centers simulate no less than 3 million miles of autonomous driving every…

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Court Records Unveil $1 Billion Agreement between Google and Apple

There has been quite a bit of speculation based on this particular subject over the years, but now we actually have some reliable sources stating that Google and Apple had struck a deal back in 2014.…

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Google Are Paying Their Back Taxes in the UK

It looks like Google has a lot of catching up to do as far as taxes are concerned, particularly in the United Kingdom. Following an open audit of its accounts conducted by a team of investigators,…

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Google Street View Visits Word’s Largest Model Railway

Google uses some pretty incredible hardware in order to create Street View – the technology that provides panoramic views of most of the world’s city streets. However, it looks like the tech can also be implemented…

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Google Hires the Man Who Developed Tesla’s Autopilot System

Robert Rose, the man who led the development of Tesla’s “Autopilot” project, has been hired by Google not too long ago. The news was confirmed by Robert himself in a way, as he updated his LinkedIn…

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Google Has Lowered Minimum App Prices in Several Countries

After running a series of tests in India earlier this year, Google has decided to officially lower the minimum prices of apps in the Play Store in a total of 17 countries. Up until now, the…

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A Google Self-Driving Car Was Pulled over for Going Too Slow

Well I guess this was bound to happen sooner or later, right? Not too long ago, one of Google’s self-driving cars was pulled over by a police officer near the company’s headquarters in Mountain View, California. It…

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Chrome Will no Longer Include “OK Google” Extension

Have you ever actually used the “OK Google” extension in order to search for something? If the answer is “no”, then you’re among the majority of Chrome desktop users. Since nobody is really getting some good…

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Google Rewarded the Man Who Bought Google.com in Cash

Just in case you’re not already familiar with this story, I’m going to tell you that not too long ago, a man named Sanmay Ved managed to purchase the Google.com domain for no more than $12, and…

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Google Makes it Easier for People to use Public Transport in Delhi

As the capital territory of India, Delhi is one of the busiest places in the country and also one of the hardest to navigate if you’re not familiar with its public transportation routes and schedules. However,…

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Ex-Hyundai America CEO Starts Working on Google’s Self-Driving Cars

Google is quite determined to make self-driving cars a common sight in the near future, but in order to achieve its goal, it needs to make sure that these things are completely safe for fellow drivers…

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Google Accused by India of Manipulating Search Results

This is certainly not the first time that Google has been accused of taking advantage of its dominant position in the search engine world, and it probably won’t be the last. This time around, it is…

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Google Ordered by the UK to Remove Links To “Right to Be Forgotten” News

Google’s “Right to be Forgotten” initiative is definitely a noble one as it removes all irrelevant or outdated links pointing to certain individuals. However, as you can probably imagine, Google was swarmed with countless requests, and…

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Google’s Project Sunroof Makes Solar Panel Implementation Easier

Google’s always keeping an eye on what people search for using its search engine, so when it noticed that more and more users were looking for information on how to install and use solar panels, it…

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Google Will Soon Provide Free Internet in Sri Lanka

Google’s efforts to bring free internet to some of the world’s most remote areas is certainly commendable, and even though Project Loon is a very difficult project to complete on a global scale, Google is definitely…

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Google Drive Receives an Information Rights Management Feature

If you are working with sensitive information all the time, then perhaps Google Drive is not your first choice when it comes to storing important documents. However, thanks to a new feature called Information Rights Management…

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Google Will Soon Take up Residence in a Converted Coal Plant

There’s nothing surprising about Google expanding and creating new data centers, right? However, choosing to convert an actual coal power plant into a data center is something that I did not anticipate. This is actually a…

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Is Google Preparing For Mass Production of Their Smartwatches?

If you follow tech news you would have known that Google’s new software Google Now is due for an appearance in the general consumer market any time soon. From features such as real-time updates on train…