Google Stadia promises 120 games in 2020
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Friday, 17 January 2020 16:04

Google Stadia promises 120 games in 2020


More than ten launch exclusives in 1H 2020

Google Stadia has got off to a bad start, but the service promises some big things this year.

Google hits a trillion
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Friday, 17 January 2020 11:45

Google hits a trillion


Like ABC

Google-parent Alphabet became the fourth US company to top market value of more than $1 trillion.

Google's neural network gets better at weather forecasts
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It's raining mem, hallelujah

A team of Google boffins has developed a deep neural network that can make fast, detailed rainfall forecasts.

UK to create a big tech watchdog
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Thursday, 19 December 2019 13:13

UK to create a big tech watchdog


That will hack off the US

In a move which will hack off its new US overlords, the UK is to create a Big Tech watchdog to monitor technology after Brexit is completed.

Google halts Chrome 79 rollout
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Monday, 16 December 2019 11:11

Google halts Chrome 79 rollout


Eats your data

Google has halted the rollout of Chrome 79 on Android after mobile app developers reported a major bug that was deleting user data and resetting mobile apps.

Turkey without Android
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Monday, 16 December 2019 11:01

Turkey without Android


Why did Google Android get the works? That's no body's business but the Turks.

Google has warned its suppliers that it may not be able to provide its Android software in Turkey after the Turkish competition board ruled that changes Google made to its contracts were not acceptable.

Google Now bans some Linux web browsers
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Monday, 16 December 2019 10:17

Google Now bans some Linux web browsers


Nothing to do with how they handle adverts and tracking, honest

Google is now banning the popular Linux browsers named Konqueror, Falkon, and Qutebrowser from logging into Google services because they may not be secure.

Aussies insist Google and Facebook be "fair dinkum"
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Follow the anti-trust rules or be regulated

Australia said technology giants such as Facebook and Google will have to agree to new rules to ensure they do not abuse their market power and damage competition, or the government will impose new controls on them.

Google turns a Page and Brin
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Wednesday, 04 December 2019 10:33

Google turns a Page and Brin

Founders step down

Google founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin have announced they are stepping down from top roles at the online giant's parent company.

German courts say Google must forget about murderers
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Shush don't mention German killers

A German court has ordered Google to remove the name of a convicted double murderer from online search results in Europe.