Google exposed user data, chose not to tell public – WSJ

Google exposed user data, chose not to tell public – WSJ

Google shuts down its social network Google+ amid claims a bug that exposed the data of ‘hundreds of thousands’ of users was kept secret to avoid scrutiny from regulators Software bug in the Google+ social network exposed the information of hundreds of…

Google Chrome is now logging people in WITHOUT their permission

Google Chrome is now logging people in WITHOUT their permission

Is Google Chrome tracking what YOU’RE doing? Browser is now logging people in WITHOUT their permission and ‘syncing’ user data, professor warns Chrome users logging into a Google service are also signed into the browser According to a cryptographer Google made these changes…

Google discussed changing search results to counter Trump’s travel ban

Google discussed changing search results to counter Trump’s travel ban

REVEALED: Google employees discussed ‘leveraging’ search engine to promote pro-immigration sites after Trump’s travel ban The emails were sent on January 29, 2017, two days after Trump signed the first order  Employees discussed promoting ACLU’s website to help counter the ‘islamophobic, algorhithmically biased…

Renault-Nissan to use Android system in its dashboards

Renault-Nissan to use Android system in its dashboards

Google signs up millions of carmakers to use Android in battle with Apple over in car entertainment systems Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi alliance will use Android to run its dashboard information and entertainment features Users will get Google Maps, Waze and Assistant without having to…

Google case set to examine if EU data rules extend globally

Google case set to examine if EU data rules extend globally

Google case set to examine if EU data rules extend… Google in legal battle with EU over ‘right to be forgotten’ online which could force the search giant to remove ‘damaging or embarrassing’ results worldwide upon request EU rule allows people to…

Google ‘had a deal with Mastercard to track shopping habits’

Google ‘had a deal with Mastercard to track shopping habits’

Google ‘had a deal with Mastercard to track shopping habits’ Google ‘paid millions to Mastercard to track credit card spending’ to find out whether people are being successfully influenced by its online adverts Multi-million dollar agreement between the firms took four years…

Donald Trump accuses Google, Twitter and Facebook of treating Republicans ‘unfairly’ – but backtracks on regulation

Donald Trump accuses Google, Twitter and Facebook of treating Republicans ‘unfairly’ – but backtracks on regulation

The US President said social media giants and search engines are treating conservatives and Republicans "unfairly". But in an apparent U-turn from yesterday, Trump said regulating the firms was not the answer and instead called for “fairness”. Speaking to reporters at the White…

Trump slams Google for ‘rigged’ search results

Trump slams Google for ‘rigged’ search results

President Donald Trump on Tuesday accused Google of meddling with search results for “Trump News” to prioritize negative coverage about him from liberal media outlets. “Google search results for ‘Trump News’ shows only the viewing/reporting of Fake New Media,” the president said…

Google Pixel 3 goes on sale MONTHS in advance for $2,000

Google Pixel 3 goes on sale MONTHS in advance for $2,000

‘Unreleased Google Pixel 3 XL’ goes on sale for $2,000 months ahead of its release which aims to compete with the new iPhone and the Samsung Galaxy S9 Google Pixel 3 XL smartphone is not expected to officially launch until October But…

Google really IS recording your every move!

Google really IS recording your every move!

Google really IS recording your every move! Search firm tracks location data using your smartphone, even when you explicitly tell it not to Google claims you can ‘pause’ Location History to stop tracking of your device Experts found that even with this…

Google identifies 150 apps that infect Windows PCs with malware

Google identifies 150 apps that infect Windows PCs with malware

Delete these Android apps NOW! Google says 150 Play Store downloads have hidden malware designed to infect your computer when you plug in your smartphone Some of the apps were downloaded hundreds of times from Google’s Play Store The malware is ineffective…

Google Glass helps autistic children read facial expressions

Google Glass helps autistic children read facial expressions

Google Glass can help autistic children read facial expressions and socialise with others, say scientists Children with autism often fail to recognise emotions in facial expressions Scientists used Google Glass to teach children to recognise these emotions Autistic children’s social skills improved…

Google is embracing evil

Google is embracing evil

Google won’t comment on the scoop by The Intercept’s Ryan Gallagher, which pretty well confirms the story: The company is rushing back into China with a search app that enforces the regime’s censorship rules. So much for that “Don’t be evil” slogan….

Google parent Alphabet lifted by better-than-expected earnings

Google parent Alphabet lifted by better-than-expected earnings

Alphabet soars despite $5bn EU fine: Google parent company reveals better-than-expected earnings  Profit dipped 9.3 percent to $3.2 billion in the second quarter after accounting for the EU fines, the company said  Shares lifted on a stronger-than-expected earnings report for the past…

Google Translate is transforming gibberish into doomsday prophecies

Google Translate is transforming gibberish into doomsday prophecies

A glitch in Google Translate’s AI is translating gibberish into doomsday warnings and prophecies about the second coming of Jesus The bug is apparent when translating the word ‘dog’ from Hawaiian to English When repeated multiple times, the AI forms its own nonsensical sentences…

Google might have to start charging for Android operating system

Google might have to start charging for Android operating system

Google could be forced to start charging for its Android operating system after the record-breaking $5 billion EU fine, company warns Google CEO Sundar Pichai made the comments on the company’s official blog   Android is currently free for any phone manufacturers to…

Brit officials mocked for error-ridden translations of May's Brexit plans 'so bad they could have been done by Google'

Brit officials mocked for error-ridden translations of May's Brexit plans 'so bad they could have been done by Google'

The Department for Exiting the EU has published versions of the white paper in 22 other European languages in a bid to spread its message around the continent. But native speakers claim the translations are full of mistakes, old-fashioned language and even…

Google Assistant will now create a ‘visual snapshot’ of your day

Google Assistant will now create a ‘visual snapshot’ of your day

Google Assistant now collects information from your calendar, reminders, flights and other apps to create a ‘visual snapshot’ of your day Google today is launching a new ‘visual snapshot’ feature in the Assistant app It’ll give users a personalized view of the…

Google Chrome feeling SLOW? New update will reduce performance

Google Chrome feeling SLOW? New update will reduce performance

Chrome feeling SLOW? New update designed to stop hackers stealing your personal information will reduce performance, Google admits Google has rolled-out a new ‘site isolation’ feature for its Chrome web browser It is now enabled for 99 per cent of its users…

Google gives three simple ways to check your emails are protected

Google gives three simple ways to check your emails are protected

Is YOUR Gmail safe? Google responds to allegations people can read your private messages with three simple ways to check your inbox is protected Google has responded to allegations third-party firms can read your messages It pushes users to its Security Checkup…