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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 CEO Admits Fears Surrounding AI Are ‘Very Legitimate’
AI in theory sounds great. A computer that can think for you and anticipate your needs and detect things that humans might otherwise miss, sounds pretty good, doesn’t it? However from what we have seen in the movies, a computer thinking for itself could lead to bad things, and these are some of the fears that some in the tech industry have talked about.

Amazon Is Now Officially Selling The Google Chromecast Again
Amazon and Google are amongst the biggest tech companies in the world right now, so it’s not surprising that they see each other as rivals. In fact both companies kind of traded blows with one another when Google decided to pull YouTube from Amazon’s Echo devices, which later resulted in Amazon taking some of Google’s products down from its website.

Google Play Now Makes Making Donations Easier
If you’ve ever wanted to make a donation, there are various ways to go about doing that. Now it seems that Google is trying to make that process a bit easier by launching a donation hub on Google Play. This means that users will be able to quickly and easily make their donations to various charities of their choice all from one location.

Chrome For Android To Get Shortcut That Closes All Tabs
The more you use your phone’s browser, chances are over time you will start to accumulate a bunch of tabs from the various websites that you might have visited. Closing them isn’t really much of a problem, but a report from Chrome Story (via 9to5Google) has suggested that Google could soon be introducing a shortcut for Android that will close them all at once.

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Google Finally Transfers Duck.com To DuckDuckGo
DuckDuckGo is a search engine focused on privacy that some of you might be familiar with. It has long been hoping to get its hands on the Duck.com domain that was owned by Google. Many people thought that visiting Duck.com would take them to DuckDuckGo but it redirected them to Google’s search engine instead. This was a source of frustration for DuckDuckGo but it would be happy now that Google […]

Google Will Soon Teach You How To Pronounce Words Slowly
Over time, Google has evolved to be more than just a search engine to find topics on the internet. It has also become a platform to learn new things, such as calculations, conversions, the weather, and also word definitions, all of which can be done from Google Search itself without having to go to other websites.

Google Reiterates They Have No Plans ‘Right Now’ To Launch In China
Earlier this year it was reported that Google could be planning on making a return to China. Google’s CEO Sundar Pichai later came forward and stated that the company was not close to relaunching in China, a stance which they have reiterated during Pichai’s testimony in front of the House Judiciary committee.

Unsupported Videos Uploaded To Google Photos Will Now Take Up Storage Space
One of the perks of using Google Photos is its unlimited storage for photos and videos kept under a certain size. For the most part this is a pretty good deal unless you’re a professional photographer or videographer that requires their files to be of a high-resolution for editing and printing purposes.

Google Maps ‘For You’ Feature Expands To iOS
One of the features of Google Maps is that it helps you find places that you need to go to, however for Google Maps users on iOS, it seems that Google has recently rolled out a new feature in the form of the “For You” tab. This is actually not a new feature and was available on Android, but now it has since expanded to iOS devices.

Google App On iOS Updated With Google Lens Support
If image recognition features are something you are interested in, then you might be aware of Google Lens which has the ability to search for items based on what it looks like. Now the feature has been slowly making its way through various Google apps, such as Google Photos on iOS, but now it has managed to find its way to the main Google app.

Second Data Bug Results In Google+ Shutting Down Four Months Early
Google+ was directionless over the past couple of years and it was only a matter of time before the company axed its failed social network. It decided to do so when it found out a major security bug that impacted nearly half a million users. Google said that it would shut down the service in 2019. However, the company has now discovered a new security bug which impacted 52.5 million […]

Google Purges The Play Store Of Click Fraud Apps
For the most part, the Google Play Store does a pretty good job at keeping out malware that has been disguised as apps. However this doesn’t mean that apps on the Play Store are 100% legit because only recently Google got around to purging the Play Store of apps that were taking part in an ad fraud scheme.

Chrome’s Dark Mode For macOS Will Arrive Early 2019
One of the features of Apple’s macOS Mojave update is that it introduces support for dark mode. This means that when applied, some apps will take on a darker theme that might be easier on the eyes when used in a low-light setting. Unfortunately this isn’t applicable across all apps as developers will need to support the feature as well.

Renders Of Alleged Google Pixel 3 Lite, Pixel 3 XL Lite Leaked
According to the rumors, Google apparently has a budget version of its Pixel phones in the works dubbed the Pixel 3 Lite. Now thanks to leaks by @OnLeaks and 91mobiles (via 9to5Google), renders of what appears to be the Pixel 3 Lite and the Pixel 3 XL Lite have made their way online.