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AMD and Google team up on Confidential Computing
Published in Cloud


Predicting an EPYC future   

Google has teamed up with AMD to offer cloud based private, encrypted services that are intended to give users confidence that they are always in control over the confidentiality of their data. Google Cloud encrypts data at-rest and in-transit, but customer data must be decrypted for processing.

Chrome on phone finally moves to 64-bit
Published in News


Might see a speed boost from its normal pace

Google Chrome has finally moved to 64-bit despite the technology been around for years.

Google Pixel 4a is at the US FCC stage
Published in Mobiles
Friday, 26 June 2020 11:52

Google Pixel 4a is at the US FCC stage


Might actually hit the shops soon

While some have started to wonder if the Pixel 4a will end up as vapourware, a new piece of evidence suggests that it might launch sooner rather than later.

Google is holding its speakers for ransom
Published in IoT
Thursday, 25 June 2020 10:29

Google is holding its speakers for ransom


Google's YouTube music plan is asinine

YouTube Music will soon be Google's one-and-only music service and YouTube Music recently added the Google Music feature to its app  but it turns out changes are going to bring a pile of pain to users.

2019 was a great year for the Pixel
Published in Mobiles
Thursday, 11 June 2020 10:30

2019 was a great year for the Pixel


Even if Google was disappointed with the Pixel 4

Search engine outfit Google has made it known that it was disappointed with the Pixel 4, but that did not stop the Pixel brand having a great 2019.

Google prepares a TV dongle
Published in News
Monday, 08 June 2020 12:04

Google prepares a TV dongle


Sabrina looks interesting

XDA Developers has leaked promo images of a device codenamed "Sabrina". The device looks like a slightly bigger Chromecast with a remote control, and it runs Android TV.

Google decides now is not the time to release new Android
Published in News


Maybe with the US falling to bits right now we shouldn't be trying to celebrate Android 11

Google had been planning to unveil new features coming in Android 11 on 3 June but it has decided to delay the unveiling.

Google lets workers back into the office
Published in News
Wednesday, 27 May 2020 10:51

Google lets workers back into the office


If they want to come that is is

Google CEO Sundar Pichai told employees that the search giant is targeting July 6 to reopen offices for workers that want to come back to in person.

Google admits “hardware is hard”
Published in News
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
Published in News


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.