Google prioritises mobile sites
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Monday, 07 November 2016 07:40

Google prioritises mobile sites


Mobile index rolling out on small scale soon


A few weeks ago, Google announced that it would begin showing different search results for mobile and desktop searches, using two different indexes with the mobile version updated more frequently.

Google claims it’s as pure as snow
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Thursday, 03 November 2016 19:36

Google claims it’s as pure as snow

Antitrust? On your bike, EU!

Search giant Google said today it denied charges brought by the European Union that it has committed a really mortal sin called behaving in an antitrust manner.

Russians exploit Windows hack
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Wednesday, 02 November 2016 11:26

Russians exploit Windows hack


Mr Putin says thanks very much Google

Russian hackers are taking advantage of the information on a zero day Windows flaw that Google gave them to hack western machines.

Google drops Microsoft in it with security flaw disclosure
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Lets Apple off but makes Microsoft customers vulnerable

After allowing Apple six months to fix a critical zero-day flaw, it seems that the Google security team gave Microsoft just 10 days to fix something before going public.

How Apple kept a zero day iOS vulnerability secret for six months
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Issued a fix which did not work

Apple gamed Google’s Project Zero team into sitting on a kernel exploit in Apple’s Apple’s OSX and its mobile operating system iOS for months.

Google's second headset brings the world into VR
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Combines elements of AR and VR

Aside from the Daydream VR headset announced earlier this month, Google is reportedly working on a secondary headset that combines elements of augmented reality and virtual reality using a front-facing camera and motion tracking technology.

Google’s Pixel XL is easy to fix
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Monday, 24 October 2016 11:09

Google’s Pixel XL is easy to fix


Easier than the Galaxies, but that is not exactly difficult

The latest bare bones Android handset is actually easier to mend than the likes of the Samsung Galaxy S7 and the Note 7 according to iFixit.

Google Pixel shipping on October 20th
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Thursday, 13 October 2016 11:16

Google Pixel shipping on October 20th


US first Snapdragon 821 device

It looks like that if you order the Pixel by Google Phone, you might get one in the US on October 20th. It looks like that first batch includes both the smaller 5-inch and 5.5-inch version and is tailored for the Verizon network. 

Chrome to be lighter on RAM
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Tuesday, 11 October 2016 12:12

Chrome to be lighter on RAM


Heavy shoppers might be able to multi-task

Heavy users of Chrome might actually be able to do something else on their high powered PCs and not find that their browser had eaten all their RAM with a side order of other systems resources.

Google hires world's worst gag writers to train AI
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What is the deal with bridges?

Google has decided that its new AI Home assistant needs to have a sense of humour, but unfortunately it thinks that the best people to teach it are some of the least funny people in America.