Multinationals hate it when they lose
The spat between Google and Sonos managed to get even more silly after the search engine outfit sued over a new feature Sonos recently introduced onto its speakers.
This will go down well
After failing to get Big Tech to pay any significant amounts of tax, the government's of France, Italy and Spain are stepping up pressure on the European Commission to come up with legislation that ensures Big Tech firms partly finance telecoms infrastructure.
Good for cyclists
Google Maps is launching a few new features some of which will be good for cyclists.
Pushes back execution again
Google's plans to kill off third-party cookies in its Chrome browser have been delayed again until late 2024. The move was last scheduled for the end of 2023, a date already pushed back from sometime this year so we can tell that the search engine outfit is really enthusiastic about making this happen.
Schmidt Duran Duran cover
Google’s former chief executive Eric Schmidt has labelled AI as dangerous as nuclear weapons.
Google and Oracle offline
The UK heatwave had a weird effect on Google and Oracle clouds with both had to take off their cloud services and servers because their cooling systems could not handle the temperature and were at risk of burning out.
Beware the Joker
Google has just banned another 50 applications from its Play Store with anyone who downloaded them before the block came into force facing their personal details being stolen, text messages intercepted and even being signed up for subscription plans they never wanted or actually use.
What do you expect?
Britain, which is famous for its rain, is having a few problems with its clouds as a heatwave grips the country.
Revives old PC in the way we used to use Linux
Google’s Chrome OS Flex has officially arrived to revive old PCs and Macs, by turning them into Chromebooks.