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Google is an Internet Search company with profits mainly derived from its AdWords advertising program. Google is also known for other high-profile web-related products such as Chrome, GMail, Google Docs or Google Map, and it has also made a very successful entry into the mobile handset market with its Android mobile operating system. The company was created in 1998 and went public in 2004. Google is one of the most visited site in the world.

Google Is Looking To Bring Steam Onto Chromebooks
Google’s Chrome OS platform and its Chromebooks aren’t exactly known for being designed for gaming. The relative simplistic and straightforward nature of Chrome OS is great for work and students who don’t really require too much from their computers, but it seems that Google is working towards changing that perception.

Google To Add 120 Games To Stadia In 2020
If you felt that Google Stadia’s launch was a bit on the lukewarm side due to the lack of games, not to worry because it seems that Google’s plan for 2020 will be to add as many as 120 new games to the platform, giving gamers a lot more options to choose from when it comes to game streaming.

Microsoft’s Chromium-Based Edge Browser Is Now Available For All
A couple of years ago, Microsoft made a surprising announcement in which they revealed that they would be rebuilding its Edge browser by using the Chromium platform. For those unfamiliar, Chromium is an open-source web browser platform created by Google and is what the company bases its Chrome browser on.

iPhones Can Now Be Used As A Google Security Key
The use of 2FA (two-factor authentication) has been encouraged as it offers up a more secure way of logging into your accounts. However, even then, it is still not 100% secure as some methods that involve sending codes over SMS can also be hijacked, which is why security keys exist.

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Google Ending ‘Print Replica’ Digital Magazine Subscriptions
With news, we can easily consume it in digital form thanks to the internet, our computers, smartphones, and tablets. It was largely thought that this could also apply to magazines, but it seems that as far as Google is concerned, perhaps not. The company has sent out emails to digital magazine subscribers informing them that they will be ending the service.

Google’s DeepMind Detects Breast Cancer More Accurately Than Experts
When it comes to detecting certain diseases, it can be a bit of a mixed bag because humans can make errors. For example when it comes to detecting breast cancer, current methods actually have pretty high rates of false positives. While it is better to be safe than sorry, the downside is that false positives can lead to stress on the patient’s end and potentially unnecessary medical interventions.

Pixel 4a Renders Leaked, Shows Off 3.5mm Audio Jack, Hole-Punch Display Design
Earlier this year, Google launched the Pixel 3a. The phone is basically a more budget-friendly version of Google’s flagship smartphone launched in 2018. Based on the reviews, it seems that many can appreciate Google’s efforts to try and create a more affordable version of their Pixel flagship smartphones.

Google Search Now Lets You Create Movies And TV Shows Watchlists
Due to us leading busy lives, sometimes we might miss out on TV shows and movies that we want to watch. The good news is that if you wanted to make a list of movies and shows that you want to and plan to watch, Google has you covered. According to a report from 9to5Google, it looks like Google Search has introduced a new “Watchlist” feature.

Google Translate’s Offline Mode Just Got A Bit Better
Google Translate is an amazing tool, although one of the downsides is that for the most part, you will need an internet connection for it to work the best. This is because the processing is typically done on a remote server, so if you want the best results, having an internet connection is crucial.

Google Removes Avast, AVG Extensions From The Chrome Web Store
hackEarlier this month, it was reported that browser extensions from Avast and AVG were found to be collecting data on users, more so than users were led to believe. Both Mozilla and Opera were quick to disable and/or remove them from the store, but for some reason, Google took no action, at least not on that day.

Huawei P40 Series Confirmed For March 2020 Launch
It is widely expected that Huawei will be announcing their new flagship handsets in 2020, but we did not really know when. However, the company has since confirmed that come March 2020, they will be officially unveiling their next flagship smartphones, the Huawei P40 series, in Paris.

How To Manage Android App Permissions
Whenever you install an Android app, it generally requests for certain permissions. However, what if you decide that you don’t want an app to have those permissions anymore? This guide will walk you through the steps of managing your app’s permissions.

2019’s Blind Smartphone Camera Test Has Surprising Results
Back in 2018, YouTuber MKBHD decided to run a blind smartphone camera test in which he pitted a variety of phones released in 2018 against each other, where users would then vote on social media which is their favorite photo. The results were very surprising in which the budget (but flagship) Pocophone F1 nearly walked away the winner.

Google Giving Free Nest Mini Devices For International YouTube Premium And Music Subscribers
It’s not surprising that companies would want to lock you into their ecosystem. This makes sense as it means that you would keep using their products and services and eventually become too dependent on it to quit. For those who are using YouTube Premium or YouTube Music, you might be in luck.