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Ballmer Wants Windows Phones to Run Android Apps

After release, Windows phones have experienced some difficulty. From hardware issues to software difficulties, Windows Phone has gone from windows 8 mobile, to 8.1 and now with Window 10 coming to mobiles Microsoft are more determined than…

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Skull Emoji Appears in Gmail Due to Unusual Bug

Gmail scared some of its users around the world Yesterday. A small emoji skull and crossbones appeared in the bottom left corner of their browser screen. The skull worried a number of users due to its…

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Raspberry Pi Zero Was Inspired by Google

The Raspberry Pi Zero, the tiny, £4 ($5) microcomputer from the Raspberry Pi Foundation which sold out in less than a day, would not have existed were it not for a timely intervention from Google Chairman…

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Google Receives 1500 DMCA Takedowns Per Minute

The Digital Millennium Copyright Act gives copyright holders the ability to make takedown requests for any content they deem a breach of copyright law. During the last month, Google received 5,609 takedown notices spanned across 65…

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Newest Smartwatch From LG Cancelled After Six Days on Market

LG’s newest smartwatch, the LG Watch Urbane 2nd Edition LTE, has just been cancelled, after only being available on the market for 6 days. The true reason for the cancellation is not yet clear, but an…

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Google Play Store Set to Hit China in 2016

It has been reported that Google is working tirelessly to re-establish its products in China, with the Google Play Store set to spearhead the effort by as soon as February 2016. It has been a number…

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LG is Creating Their Own Mobile Payment System

The LG G3, G4 and Flex 2 are some of the best handsets on the market and cost significantly less than devices from HTC, Apple and Samsung. Only recently, LG’s flagship, the G4 was on offer…

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Google Opposes Antitrust Accusations in Russia

  Google is no stranger to being faced with anti-trust rulings worldwide, but this is the first time that the accusations have been put forth in Russia. Back in September this year, the Russian search engine…

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Asus Chromebit HDMI PC Stick Price Revealed

Back in April of this year, Google and Asus unveiled the Chromebit, an HDMI stick computer that can turn any compatible display into a PC. Comparable in size to a Mars bar, the Chromebit weighs around…

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Google Maps Reviewers to be Rewarded With 1TB Free Cloud Storage

Google has outlined a new rewards system for users of its Local Guides program. Regular reviewers will earn points for contributing to Google Maps, with redeemable rewards ranging from early access to Google products to 1TB…

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Gmail to Warn Users About Unencrypted Emails

In recent years, Google has been working hard to improve privacy and security on their services, with the majority of emails sent and received on Gmail now being encrypted. However, to Google, this is not enough,…

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Google Lets You Experience Museums From Your Chair!

For those who are interested in the museum trip, you can now do it from the comfort of your own home. Engadget has reported that Google is teaming up with the British Museum in London to…

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Google Hangouts Is Rolling out a New UI and Better Video Quality

Today we found out that Google has announced that they are bringing tweaks to Hangouts. The move is intended to streamline the user interface while at the same time improving the streaming video quality. Users can…

TensorFlow - The new open source machine learning tool from Google

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TensorFlow – Google’s New Open Source Machine Learning Tool

In recent times, companies have been scrambling to deliver the next pioneering tools in machine learning and AI. And Google is not one to be left behind in this battle, today releasing their own open source…

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Rogue Android App’s Nearly Impossible to Remove

I hate it when someone comes to me with a problem on their phone, “oh my phone is going slow”, “I can’t get on the internet” or something un-uniquely as annoying. The source? Normally full of…

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Google Engineer Goes to War Against Bad USB Type-C Cables

The new USB Type-C standard has been adopted by many laptop and smartphone manufacturers this year for its superior power and data transfer capacities – with the added bonus that, unlike previous USB cables, there is…

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Google Brings Web Ads to the Streets of London

Google’s DoubleClick online advertising is one of the most widespread platforms on the internet and Google is now taking on the streets of London in a new proof of concept trial. The company started testing the…

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Google to Launch Project Loon Internet Balloons Next Year

Google’s ambitious Project Loon, a network of stratospheric balloons to bring wireless internet to remote parts of the world, could be operational by next year. Google told the BBC it hopes to trial the system –…

Android and Chrome

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Google Set to Meld Chrome OS into the Android OS

For years now, Google has maintained two separate operating systems. The widespread Android operating system used to power everything from phones to cars and the lesser known Chrome operating system, originally a super-thin OS designed to…

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Google Could be Building Its Own Processors

Reports suggest that Google will soon start building its own processors. While the Cupertino company has long relied on other vendors for its chips, with the new Google Pixel C tablet, set for release later this…

Google Chrome Canary

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Chrome Canary Makes Safer Browsing Easier

In the modern age of fears over internet and browser security, it seems the only thing you can rely on is a little indication on your browser that the site you are connected to is who…

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New Android Emojis Coming Soon

Apple recently debuted iOS 9.1 with over 150 new Emojis for iPhone owners, but it looks like Android users will soon be able to enjoy a similar treatment. This week we reported on the iOS update,…

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Even Yahoo Turns to Google as Revenue Falls

AMD, IBM and now Yahoo. It seems we currently live in an age where large organisations rather thrive or sink, and sink fast at that, hitting the ground as they fall. According to Sky News Yahoo…

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Google Employee Lives in a Parking Lot and Saves 90% of His Income

A 23-year-old Software Engineer who works for Google in San Francisco has eschewed renting an apartment in favour of sleeping in a truck in his employer’s parking lot. Brandon, who has withheld his surname and photo…

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Twitter Names Google Veteran Omid Kordestani as Chairman

Omid Kordestani, who was once deemed Google’s “Business Founder” by Co-Founder Larry Page is now set for a new journey as Twitter’s new Executive Chairman, in hopes that he will be able to work his magic…

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Microsoft Details Takedown Requests in Expanded Transparency Report

  Microsoft launch their new transparency website yesterday, bringing together all their existing transparency reports, including the Law Enforcement Requests Report and U.S. National Security Orders Report. The website also includes a new transparency report that…

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University of Cambridge Study Shows 87% of Android Devices Insecure

For those watching the Android ecosystem, it is plain to see that mobile OS suffers heavily from a casual security policy. However, the number of devices that are actually vulnerable to known security flaws can be…