Google admits “hardware is hard”
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Friday, 22 May 2020 11:35

Google admits “hardware is hard”



But we will still make Pixels


Google CEO Sundar Pichai has moved to quash rumours that the search engine might be getting ready to stop making Pixels as sales slump.

Apple and Google roll out COVID-19 exposure notification system
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Unified programming interface for public health 

Tech giants  Apple and Google have rolled out a COVID-19 exposure notification system, essentially a unified programming interface that will allow public health departments to create their own contact tracing applications.

Two Googlers exit left after Pixel 4 disappointment
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Rare internal criticism

Two top executives left Google's Pixel team following the poor reception of the Pixel 4 and "rare internal criticism" of the phone.

Google plans Android 11 Beta Launch Show
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Thursday, 07 May 2020 10:55

Google plans Android 11 Beta Launch Show


Ready for June 3

Despite the lock-down Google still has a major Android event planned for this spring.

Google Stadia to get 11 new games, free PUBG for Pro
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Announces partnership with EA Games

Google held its latest Stadia Connect Event where it announced updates for the platform, including 11 new games, a free Pioneer Edition of PUBG for Stadia Pro subscribers, as well as a partnership with EA Games.

UK snubs Apple and Google’s coronavirus tracking
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Will do its own thing thanks

The UK's coronavirus contact-tracing app is set to use a different model to the one proposed by Apple and Google, despite concerns raised about privacy and performance.

Google’s top quantum computing brain may or may not have quit
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We will know when someone opens his office door

John Martinis, who had established Google’s quantum hardware group in 2014, has cleaned out his office, put the cats out and left the building.

Apple and Google’s virus tracking app favours the rich
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You must have expensive phones

The smartphone-based system proposed by Apple and Google to track whether a person has encountered a person infected with the coronavirus, and take appropriate action such as casting them out of their community with other lepers is controversial. But it seems we don’t really have to worry much about it, because the greatest software minds in Google and Apple are behind it and have assumed that the world is all buying the latest phones as they come out.

Google is making its own chip for Pixel
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Wednesday, 15 April 2020 11:38

Google is making its own chip for Pixel


Whitechapel Development nearly done

Google has made significant progress toward developing its own processor to power future versions of its Pixel smartphone as soon as next year — and eventually Chromebooks.

Google delays Chrome upgrade
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Thursday, 26 March 2020 11:15

Google delays Chrome upgrade


Fall of Chrome

Google delayed in releasing its latest privacy stealing, ad blasting, video forcing feature browser and has just said sorry for any convenience this might cause.