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France angry over tech giant taxing
Published in News
Friday, 19 October 2018 12:04

France angry over tech giant taxing


Stop talking and make them pay up

The French government is getting its baguettes in a knot over delays in getting the US tech giants to start paying tax.

Next gen 2019 Snapdragon PC goes multi OS
Published in PC Hardware
Friday, 19 October 2018 10:41

Next gen 2019 Snapdragon PC goes multi OS


Chrome to join Windows 10

Miguel Nunes, a senior director of product management at Qualcomm, took the stage at one of the ARM TechCon presentations and shared details about the 2019 always connected Snapdragon PC. ACPC stands for Always connected PC.

Google to start charging for Google Play
Published in News
Wednesday, 17 October 2018 11:45

Google to start charging for Google Play


Will also allow rival versions of Android

Search engine outfit Google will charge smartphone makers a licensing fee for using Google Play app store and allow them to use rival versions of its Android mobile operating system.

"Do not track" function is a chocolate teapot
Published in News
Wednesday, 17 October 2018 11:41

"Do not track" function is a chocolate teapot


Ignored by most websites

Those who think that switching their browser to “do not track” will prevent companies spying on them are wasting their time.

Google officially unveils its new Pixel phones
Published in Mobiles


The $800 Pixel 3 and the $900 Pixel 3 XL

After months of rumors, Google has now finally announced its new Pixel smartphones at its special Made By Google event, the Pixel 3 and the Pixel 3 XL.

New Pixel phones are out today
Published in Mobiles
Tuesday, 09 October 2018 13:03

New Pixel phones are out today

 

Worldwide launch for Andriod showcase gear

Google will unveil the third edition of its Pixel smartphone at ten media events across the world on Tuesday, a hint that it is prepared to expand geographic distribution.

Google drops out of defence cloud
Published in Cloud
Tuesday, 09 October 2018 11:55

Google drops out of defence cloud


Claims being a Jedi is against its corporate values

 Google has decided not to compete for the Pentagon's $10 billion cloud computing contract claiming that it is against its corporate values.

Apple fanboys lose case against Google spying
Published in News


Court says no one suffered damage 

The High Court has blocked a bid to sue Google for allegedly unlawfully taking data from 4.4 million UK iPhone users.

Google teams up with Ubisoft
Published in Gaming
Tuesday, 02 October 2018 11:48

Google teams up with Ubisoft


Tests streaming with Assassin’s Creed

Google has partnered with Ubisoft to test its video game streaming service by offering the latest instalment of the Assassin’s Creed.

Google gives another reason to uninstall Chrome
Published in News
Tuesday, 25 September 2018 09:59

Google gives another reason to uninstall Chrome


Chrome now uploads all your browser history

In previous versions of Chrome, you could visit Gmail, YouTube or other Google websites and log into them without Chrome automatically uploading all of your browsing histories to Google but "fortunately" Google has seen fit to correct this flaw.