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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.

Hackers Modify Chrome And Firefox To Track Secure Web Traffic
There is a reason why companies like Google are trying to push for more websites to use HTTPS is because it helps to secure your web traffic. It helps to prevent attackers from interfering with the data transferred between the website and your browser. Unfortunately, a report from Kaspersky has revealed that Russian hackers might have found a way to track secure web traffic.

A Zero-Day Exploit Has Been Found In Android...By Google
As some of you might know, Google’s Project Zero team is a group of security researchers who try to seek out vulnerabilities and exploits in apps and services in a bid to keep us safe. The team also regularly publishes their findings to make the public aware of what’s going on, and it seems that the team’s latest discovery comes in the form of an Android zero-day exploit.

Google’s Contractors Are Using Questionable Methods For The Pixel 4’s Facial Recognition
One of the upcoming features of the Google Pixel 4 smartphones is facial unlock. We’re not sure whether or not it will be on par with Apple’s Face ID, but from the sound of it, Google is working pretty hard at developing their own system. In fact, in July it was reported that Google was paying people on the streets $5 if they could scan their faces.

This Is How The Pixel 4’s Motion Sense Will Work
While smartphones with touchscreens felt like the heralding of a new era as far as mobile devices were concerned, we started to companies experiment with the way we used our devices. In the early days of smartphones, we saw features that allowed users to interact with our devices without actually touching it, although that never quite panned out.

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Google Will Now Let You Easily Hide Your Personal Activity
Quite frankly, Google is not a privacy-friendly option. To personalize your experience, it requires to collect a lot of data from your usage and access. No matter whether it comes down Android or any Google service in particular – there will be some data collect, always.Now that everyone realizes the fact, a lot of users did request Google the ability to delete the activities performed on Google services.Yes, you already […]

The Pixel 4’s Recorder App Will Be Able To Transcribe Audio Recordings
During the time of the Google Nexus phones, the goal was to offer users a vanilla/stock version of Android. However, with the Pixel phones, Google is starting to give users more reasons to buy their devices, such as by giving them exclusive apps and features. According to a recent discovery by XDA, it seems that the Pixel 4 could come with a new and upgraded Recorder app.

Google’s New Password Checkup Tool Lets You Know If You’ve Been Compromised
In this day and age despite the number of security breaches we’ve heard and seen about, people are still choosing to use basic passwords like “123456” or “abc123” or in some cases, even “password”. This has resulted in many an account being compromised, but Google wants to help you with that.

Google And Levi’s Announce New Project Jacquard Trucker Jackets
As some of you might have heard, over the past few years or so, Google has been working on literal wearable tech in the form of Project Jacquard where it saw them team up with Levi’s. The company has since released a jacket with Project Jacquard technology built into it, although it did not necessarily come cheap.

Google Pixel Phones To Get 'Personal Safety' App With Car Crash Detection
Now that we’ve been talking about the Google Pixel 4 coming after October 18, there’s some talk about a new app being rolled out (or to be rolled out) for Pixel devices.Google accidentally updated the ‘Emergency Information’ app on a Pixel 2 XL owned by the Editor of XDA-Developers.After the update, he noticed that it had been rebranded as the “Personal Safety” app.The app was briefly listed at the Play […]

Apple’s Answer To Google’s Street View Is Now Live In New York City, Los Angeles
One of the defining features of Google Maps is Street View. This allows users to get a look at the area on a street level to try and locate shops and landmarks. However, it seems that Apple is ready to challenge Google with its own answer to Street View, also known as “Look Around”, a new feature in Apple Maps.

Pixel 4 Might Only Be Released After October 18
Google is set to officially announce their Pixel 4 smartphones on the 15th of October. If you were hoping that the handset would be available for purchase on the day of launch itself, similar to the Pixel 3a and 3a XL, you might be disappointed to learn that you might have to wait a bit for its release.

These Are The Regions That Will Support The Pixel 4’s Motion Sense At Launch
Based on everything that we know about the Google Pixel 4, one of the upcoming features of the phone is called Motion Sense. This is based on Project Soli that Google has been working on for the past few years. While touchless gestures on smartphones aren’t new and have been attempted by other handset makers in the past, Motion Sense is expected to be a lot better and more accurate.

Google Assistant Starts Rolling Out To More Chromebooks
Google Assistant is Google’s digital assistant software that can typically be found on its Android smartphones, although in the past few years, we’ve seen it expanded to smart speakers. It even made its way to Chromebook devices made by Google, such as the Pixelbook and Pixel Slate, and the good news is that Google has expanded on its availability.

Congress Isn’t Happy With Google’s Plan To Encrypt DNS
As some of you might be aware, a couple of years ago, Google announced their plans to implement DNS over TLS in Chrome. In case you’re hearing about this for the first time, this will essentially prevent spying and spoofing and will help protect users while they surf the web, assuming they use Chrome.