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Why Google Hangouts Is Being Replaced

Google Hangouts has been a staple of businesses and individuals are years. But now, the tech giant has decided that it will be replaced by two enterprise-facing platforms, Meet and Chat, in the coming months. But why?

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How To Avoid The Latest Google Maps Scam

Scammers have found a new way to gain access to victims' bank details, using a simple trick on Google Maps. We tell you how to avoid the Google Maps scam, plus what Google itself is doing to address the issue

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Why Getting Rid of URLs is a Great Idea

Google is known for the ambitious tech innovations. But now, they want to get rid of URLs to make the online world more secure and less complicated. So the big question becomes, "Is it a good idea or a terrible mistake?"

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Google Promises Not To Use Its AI in Weapons

Google has promised that its future AI tech will never be used in weaponry. The company has set out a new set of principles governing the development and use of its artificial intelligence softwares, following backlash for its involvement in Pentagon-led drone programs. Google...

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Google Is Planning a Censored Search Engine for China

Google is planning to relaunch its search engine in China, in the form of a censored version designed to comply with Chinese government ideology, according to a whistleblower from within the company. According to leaked documents given to The Intercept, Google is returning to ...

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Will $5 Billion EU Fine Kill Android?

Yesterday, the EU fined Google a record $5.1 billion over its Android operating system, following a European Commission antitrust investigation into Google’s dominance of the internet search market. By pre-installing the Chrome browser and Google Search apps on Android ...

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How to Set Up Parental Controls on Your Chromebook

Chromebooks are perfect for children. They're light-weight, hold a day-long charge, can be operated easily, and are browser-first, without any risks of downloading sketchy software. Best of all, they're cheap, too. Despite all these kid-friendly credentials, a lack of effective ...

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5 Trends That Shaped the Way We Looked at Tech in 2017

As we approach the last stretch of 2017, here's a look a the major tech trends that has shaped our year, and lives. Decentralization Perhaps the most impactful trend this year is the proliferation of Blockchain technologies and crypto currencies into the mainstream. On...