Big tech being investigated for antitrust
Published in PC Hardware

The US suddenly realises that Google, Facebook, Amazon, and Apple are not that nice

State attorneys in more than a dozen states are preparing to begin an antitrust investigation of the tech giants.

Cyberpunk 2077 coming to Google Stadia
Published in Gaming

Gets RTX ray-traced screenshots as well

At the Google's Gamescom 2019 Stadia Direct livestream, CD Projekt Red has announced that Cyberpunk 2077 will be coming to Google's Stadia streaming service when it launches in April next year. We also got some new RTX ray traced screenshots from the game, courtesy of Nvidia.

Google wants to become greener
Published in Mobiles

All the recycled plastic you can eat

Google is to neutralise carbon emissions from delivering consumer hardware by next year and include recycled plastic in each of its products by 2022.

New York Times seems to be supporting Facebook
Published in News

Hides anti-Google ranters pro-Facebook bias

Apple’s favourite newspaper, the New York Times, has published anti-Google rants from those who represent Facebook.

Google finds five flaws in Apple software
Published in Mobiles

But... but it is supposed to be perfect

Google researchers have shared details of five flaws in Apple's iMessage software that could make its devices vulnerable to attack.

Super private Android Q could do a lot better
Published in Mobiles

Still tracks you and sells your soul to advertisers

The upcoming version of the Android operating system is supposed to take a strong focus on privacy, but the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) believes it could still do better.

Facebook and Google monitoring porn use
Published in News

Data leak detected

Researchers at Microsoft, Carnegie Mellon University and the University of Pennsylvania who had nothing better to do looked at 22,484 porn sites and found that 93 per cent of them were leaking data to a third party.

Google suspends email alerts
Published in News

Broke NZ court suppression

Google has suspended an email alerting system in New Zealand after the government told it to stop being evil and messing up a murder case.

India investigates Google
Published in Mobiles

Playing monoply

Google appears to have misused its dominant position in India and reduced the ability of device manufacturers to opt for alternate versions of its Android mobile operating system.

Western spooks hacked the Russian Google
Published in News

For the LOLs

Hackers working for Western intelligence agencies broke into Russian internet search company Yandex in late 2018 deploying malware in an attempt to spy on user accounts.