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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 Search, Maps, Assistant Will Soon Let You Order Food Directly
One of the things Google has been working on over the years is to make its products and services easy to use and indispensable. What we’ve seen Google do is try to make all kinds of information readily available right from the jump, thus saving users precious time when they are browsing the web.

Google Has An AI That Helps Clean Up Trashy Videos On YouTube
YouTube is home to millions of videos due to the ease of uploading them to its platform where anyone can upload a video at anytime they want. However, more often than not, many of us have probably encountered instances where videos end up being clickbait or are misleading, leaving us frustrated in the process.

Google Makes A Design Change To Mobile Search Results
In pursuit of its goal to help people quickly with Search, Google today introduced a subtle yet important design change for results on mobile devices. It has continued to tweak the Search experience over the years as the amount and format of information on the internet has changed drastically over the past few years.

Google Will Be Adjusting How YouTube Subscriber Count Is Displayed
In this day and age of social media, many of us have become obsessed with the number of likes a post gets, the number of subscribers we have, and so on. We’re not sure if this obsession is healthy, and as such, companies such as Instagram have tested out some ways to manage it, such as hiding the “Like” counter.

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For The Past 14 Years, Google Stored Some Business Passwords In Plain Text
The integrity of an online account is determined by the strength of its password. If you were to use passwords like “123456”, it wouldn’t even need a hacker to figure it out. Of course, not only do passwords need to be secure but the method of storing them as well. After all, if a company does not secure its password storage, anyone with access will have no problems reading it.

Google Develops AI That Can Detect Lung Cancer More Efficiently
There is a reason why doctors encourage patients to go for regular health checkups. This is because if problems are detected early on, they can either be cured or their progression can be slowed down. But even then, doctors are only humans and can sometimes make mistakes or miss certain things.

Unknown Bluetooth-Only Google Device Spotted At The FCC
It seems that Google has a new piece of hardware up its sleeve. An FCC filing has been discovered for an unannounced Bluetooth-only product from Google. The filing itself doesn’t reveal much about the device other than that it can only communicate using Bluetooth. That does narrow down the list of potential suspects by quite a lot.

How To Auto-Delete Your Google Data
Not a fan of being tracked by Google? If you’re not, we totally understand, and if you’d like to delete the data that Google has collected on you, here’s how you can enable auto-delete.

Huawei Officially Responds To Android Ban
Earlier, it was reported that following the US government’s decision to blacklist Huawei from doing business with US companies, Google confirmed that due to this decision, they would be suspending their business dealings with the company. This was a huge deal as it effectively cut off future Huawei devices from access to Google’s services and also Android.

Say Goodbye To Custom Google Pixel Phone Cases
For the most part, smartphone makers usually offer their customers official cases to use with their smartphones. Google had done something similar with their Nexus and Pixel handsets through the “My Case” program that lets users create custom smartphone cases for their devices.

Google Suspends Business With Huawei Following US Government’s Blacklisting
Huawei is in all sorts of trouble. According to a report from Reuters, it seems that Google has suspended their business dealings with the company following the US government officially blacklisting Huawei. What this means is that Huawei will no longer have access to US businesses such as Google, which also includes access to Android.

Google's Jump VR Platform Shuts Down Next Month
Google has confirmed that its Jump VR platform will be shut down by the end of next month. It has now started informing users that they have until then to download their data before the service shuts down for good. Google launched the Jump VR platform back in 2015.

New Google Pixel 4 Leak Hints At Button-less Design
While the Google Pixel 3 was an impressive handset in terms of its features and camera, it might not have sold as well as Google would have liked. Could Google change that with the Pixel 4? Perhaps, although it seems that the company could be going with a rather unique design that some may or may not appreciate.

Google Is Keeping Track Of The Things You Purchase
We’ve all bought things online before, but it seems that even if you did not buy it directly from Google or through Google, the company seems to be pretty aware of the things that you’re buying online. This is thanks to the use of digital receipts which are usually sent to your email address. If you’re using Gmail, this is how the company is tracking you.