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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.

Chrome To Start Protecting Users From Insecure Downloads
One of the ways to protect yourself online from malware is to be careful of where you download your files from. For example, it might not be the best idea to open emails and download attachments from senders that you aren’t familiar with, nor is it a good idea to download executable files from dodgy-looking websites.

Chrome OS Could Borrow macOS’ ‘Hot Corners’ Feature
If you’re not a macOS user, then you might not know about a certain feature of macOS called “Hot corners”. Basically with this feature, all you need to do is move your mouse to either corner of your display and it will trigger an action, such as putting the display to sleep, or enabling the screensaver.

Automatic Call Screening Is Now Available On All Pixel Devices
Unlike in the past when Google used to sell Nexus branded handsets, these days, Google’s Pixel devices tend to launch with features that are exclusive to the current handset. However, to Google’s credit, the company does eventually port some of those features over to its older devices.

Google Maps To Add New Features & A New Look For iPhone & Android
As Google Maps turns 15 today, they will be rolling out a new look along with a bunch of new features to iPhone and Android smartphones to celebrate the occasion.You can start noticing the new look if you’ve recently updated Google Maps today.If you haven’t yet, we insist you update the app as soon as possible to experience the fresh look.Along with a new look, the new update improves on […]

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Google Might Have Accidentally Shared Your Private Videos With Strangers
One of the benefits of cloud storage services like Google Photos is that you can access it anywhere, anytime, and on pretty much any device. The bad news is that all your data is in Google’s hands, although the company does have privacy policies in place that attempt to reassure customers that their content will be kept private.

Classic YouTube Desktop Interface Will Be Phased Out In March
As with most companies, YouTube has tweaked its design over the years where it has evolved to better suit the needs of its users, and also to adapt to current trends. This is a good thing, of course, but if you still prefer the old and classic YouTube desktop interface, you might be interested to learn that YouTube will be killing it off this coming March.

Google Photos Testing A Print Subscription Service
Digital photos are great because they don’t take up physical space and you can access them from anywhere. However, there are some who might argue that holding and looking through physical photos can feel a lot better and more personal. If you’re interested in getting your digital photos printed, Google Photos might have something for you.

Google Maps ‘Hacked’ To Create A Fake Traffic Jam
Why Google Maps is much more effective as a driving navigational tool compared to others is because the information is updated constantly in real-time. This works by Google checking to see if there are other Google Maps users in the area to determine road congestion, but it seems that this system is flawed.

Huawei Will Not Continue Using Google Services Even If The Trade Ban Lifts
Just because of the US/China trade war, Huawei was banned from using Google’s apps/services on its smartphones.It is almost more than a year now to that announcement. Even though things seem to be settling down. Huawei seems to have a different plan.Huawei, in response to an Australian newspaper Der Standard said that they will not return to use Google’s services even if the trade ban lifts.And, you might have already […]

Google Could Be Looking To Take On Slack With An All-In-One Messenger
In the workplace, apps such as Slack and Microsoft Teams are currently the preferred choice of communication amongst co-workers. Google has attempted to break into the enterprise sector by relaunching Hangouts and trying to shift its focus to business users, but it looks like the company could have something else in the works.

Google Launches A New Video Sharing App For DIY Tutorials
When it comes to tutorial videos on just about anything, YouTube is still pretty much the platform to go to. However, with the rise of Instagram Stories and TikTok where the focus is on short-form video content, it seems like Google is trying to find an answer to that, which they might have in the form of a new app called Tangi.

Google’s AI Can Translate Sign Language Into Speech
Google Translate already does a pretty decent job at translating one language to another, but what about non-written methods of communication, such as sign language? Sign language is a skill that has to be learned, but according to Google, they have managed to develop an AI that is capable of interpreting those signs and converting it into speech.

Google Previews Its Upcoming Translation Transcribing Feature
One of the cool features of the Pixel 4 from 2019 was the Google Recorder app. While audio recording apps aren’t new and are pretty much a standard app that is bundled with smartphones, the Google Recorder app had the added bonus feature of being able to transcribe recordings in real-time.

Microsoft Is Helping Google Bring Multiple Tab Management To Chrome
Microsoft and Google are rivals in the tech industry, but more recently, the companies have become more closely aligned than ever when Microsoft launched a Chromium-based version of its Edge browser. It looks like Microsoft’s decision is about to benefit Google yet again in the form of multi tab management.