Google wants to become greener
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Tuesday, 06 August 2019 11:26

Google wants to become greener


All the recycled plastic you can eat

Google is to neutralise carbon emissions from delivering consumer hardware by next year and include recycled plastic in each of its products by 2022.

New York Times seems to be supporting Facebook
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Hides anti-Google ranters pro-Facebook bias

Apple’s favourite newspaper, the New York Times, has published anti-Google rants from those who represent Facebook.

Google finds five flaws in Apple software
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Wednesday, 31 July 2019 12:04

Google finds five flaws in Apple software


But... but it is supposed to be perfect

Google researchers have shared details of five flaws in Apple's iMessage software that could make its devices vulnerable to attack.

Super private Android Q could do a lot better
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Still tracks you and sells your soul to advertisers

The upcoming version of the Android operating system is supposed to take a strong focus on privacy, but the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) believes it could still do better.

Facebook and Google monitoring porn use
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Data leak detected

Researchers at Microsoft, Carnegie Mellon University and the University of Pennsylvania who had nothing better to do looked at 22,484 porn sites and found that 93 per cent of them were leaking data to a third party.

Google suspends email alerts
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Friday, 05 July 2019 12:13

Google suspends email alerts


Broke NZ court suppression

Google has suspended an email alerting system in New Zealand after the government told it to stop being evil and messing up a murder case.

India investigates Google
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Monday, 01 July 2019 11:49

India investigates Google


Playing monoply

Google appears to have misused its dominant position in India and reduced the ability of device manufacturers to opt for alternate versions of its Android mobile operating system.

Western spooks hacked the Russian Google
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For the LOLs

Hackers working for Western intelligence agencies broke into Russian internet search company Yandex in late 2018 deploying malware in an attempt to spy on user accounts.

Google gives up on tablets
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Friday, 21 June 2019 11:12

Google gives up on tablets


It turns out they are pretty pointless

Search engine Google has finally admitted that tablets are pretty pointless and has given up making them.

Google takes over RCS
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Wednesday, 19 June 2019 12:50

Google takes over RCS


Can’t wait for telcos

Google has taken over the rollout of RCS, the replacement for SMS texting, after giving up on waiting for the telcos to roll it out.