Google explains how it is going to fact-check things
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Including on YouTube where it invented flat earth theory

Google has explained how its fact-checking initiatives will work soon in its bid to stop fake news and science. This will apply to YouTube which boffins have previously claimed was responsible for the return to popularity of flat earth theory.

Google buys Scottish wind
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Friday, 25 November 2022 09:52

Google buys Scottish wind


Wants to power its cloud and offices

Google has signed an offshore wind energy deal to power its UK offices and cloud regions with carbon-free energy by 2030.

UK watchdog investigate claims that Apple and Google rule the mobile world
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Apparently no one noticed before

The UK's Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has launched a market investigation into cloud gaming and mobile browsers after its study found Apple and Google constitute a duopoly that controls the mobile ecosystem.

Quantum computing enters startup company phase
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Quantum cats no longer just for boffins

More cash is starting to flow into tquantum computing , turning academic research at MIT and Harvard labs into startups, according to the Boston Globe.

Google ads might be a security risk
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Monday, 21 November 2022 10:58

Google ads might be a security risk


Microsoft warning

Software King of the World Microsoft has warned that a Google Ads campaign is distributing compromise payloads, including the recently discovered Royal ransomware.

Google pays “historic” privacy settlement
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Tuesday, 15 November 2022 12:09

Google pays “historic” privacy settlement


Misled its users saying they have turned location tracking off

Google has agreed to pay $391.5 million settlement to 40 US states over a location tracking dispute.

NSA wants companies to move to memory safe languages
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C#, Go, Java, Ruby, or Swift never forget 

The National Security Agency (NSA) wants people to move to memory safe programming languages such as C#, Go, Java, Ruby, or Swift.

Google profits plummet
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Thursday, 27 October 2022 11:11

Google profits plummet


A 27 percent drop in profits

Google's third quarter 2022 earnings drop by 27 percent drop in profits compared to last year, with weaker-than-expected earnings and revenue.

Eric Schmidt not in hot water about AI investment
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Schmidt not going to hit the fan at the National Security Commission on Artificial Intelligence committee

Former Google CEO Eric Schmidt might have made a dodgy investment in an AI company after he was appointed to the National Security Commission on Artificial Intelligence, but it appears he never did anything wrong.

Google gives Apple a taste of its own medicine
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Will make Apple layouts look rubbish on Android 

Google has had enough of Apple making messages from Android users look bad on iMessenger and is giving Jobs' Mob a taste of its own medicine.