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SharkBotDropper infiltrated the Google Play Store again
Published in News


You are going to need a bigger boat

SharkBotDropper trojan has once again infiltrated the Google Play Store, Fox-IT, researchers have warned.

Trump’s Truth Social Network banned from Google
Published in News


Does not do enough to filter evil

Former President Donald Trump’s Truth Social platform is floundering after the Google Play Store spiked the software because it refused to stop hate speech.

Google's VPN advertising bans make some apps rubbish
Published in Network


Don't you mess with revenue 

Google will ban Android VPN apps in its Play store from iblocking advertising which could cause some major headaches for privacy applications.

Google releases cross-device app kit
Published in Mobiles
Monday, 29 August 2022 11:11

Google releases cross-device app kit


Wants Android apps to work on every device

Online search outfit Google has released a new software development kit it hopes will make it easier to use Android apps across all types of devices.

Google scales network capacity
Published in Network
Friday, 26 August 2022 10:10

Google scales network capacity


It is all done with magic mirrors you know

Google has scaled its network capacity from over one petabit per second to beyond six petabits per second mostly thanks to a technique which involves bouncing optical signals off mirrors to redirect traffic.

Google Pixel selling well
Published in News
Thursday, 25 August 2022 11:47

Google Pixel selling well


Pixel 6 sales up 380 per cent in the US 

Canalys' North American smartphone market report shows that sales of Google's Pixel 6 grew 380 percent year over year, and this quarter, the company is up 230 percent.

ChromeOS had severe security vulnerability
Published in News
Tuesday, 23 August 2022 11:21

ChromeOS had severe security vulnerability


Pointed out by Microsoft 

Microsoft has found a severe ChromeOS security vulnerability and even told Google about it in April.

Google's AI insists against all evidence that bloke is paedophile
Published in AI


Refuses his appeal 

Google's AI appears to have gotten a bit out of control after it closed a man's account insisting he was a paedophile.

Google improves search algorithm
Published in News
Tuesday, 23 August 2022 10:42

Google improves search algorithm


Inaccurate, unverified and hoax news sites punished 

Search engine outfit Google has changed its search algorithm to punish sites which spread inaccurate, unverified, clickbait and hoax news.

Software improvements keep quantum cats at bay
Published in News


Potentially dead or alive in the water for now

It seems that there is life in conventional computing yet as a better-written algorithm bested Google’s Sycamore quantum computer.