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Google Stole Data From 5 Million iPhone Users in the UK, Lawsuit Alleges

A consumer activist launched Thursday a lawsuit accusing Google of illegally collecting data on more than five million British iPhone users, who could possibly see a payout reaching into the hundreds of millions. A campaign group dubbed ‘Google You Owe us’ says the tech giant owes consumers “trust, fairness and money” after unlawfully placing cookies on mobile phones between 2011 and 2012. ... Read More »

Google Finally Fixes Pixel 2 Bootloader Issue, Here’s How to Unlock It

Adding to the long list of issues reported on Google’s latest set of Pixel 2 devices was the issue where some users received their units with bootloaders that could not be unlocked. One of the reasons why some Android fans prefer Pixel or previously Nexus devices was the ability to easily unlock their bootloader. The issue seems to have been finally fixed ... Read More »

Google Pixel 2 Buzzing Sound to Be Fixed in an Upcoming Update, Says Company

Google’s latest smartphones, the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL, have been under fire from consumer complaints. The company, however, has been attempting to acknowledge the issues steadily, and has been prompt. A Pixel 2 issue, where users reported hearing a faint “buzzing sound” when the device was placed near their ears during a phone call, is finally being fixed. The company has ... Read More »

Google, Facebook Join News Organisations in ‘Trust Project’

Google, Facebook and other tech firms joined global news organisations Thursday in an initiative aimed at identifying “trustworthy” news sources, in the latest effort to combat online misinformation. Microsoft and Twitter also agreed to participate in the “Trust Project” with some 75 news organisations to tag news stories which meet standards for ethics and transparency. “In today’s digitized and socially networked world, it’s harder than ... Read More »

Google Pixel 2 XL Now Available in India: Price, Specifications, and Everything Else You Need to Know

Google Pixel 2 XL is now available in India starting Wednesday. The new smartphone by Google will be made available online exclusively on Flipkart and it will be also available through offline channels. Pixel 2 XL (Review) can be purchased via Reliance Digital, Croma, Poorvika, Sangeetha Mobiles, Vijay Sales, and other offline retail stores across India beginning Wednesday. Google Pixel ... Read More »

Google Finance to have a makeover, portfolio feature to be scrapped

Moneycontrol News Alphabet Inc., Google’s parent company has informed the users of Google Finance that it is going to make changes to the product. The core of the offering, the portfolio feature will no longer be available. The feature will go offline from November. This will mark the first major change to the Google product which has been the same ... Read More »

August Android Security Update Rolling Out to Google Nexus, Pixel Devices

HIGHLIGHTS Update now available for Pixel and Nexus devices It’ll roll out over the next few days You can also side-load it manually Google has released the August 2017 security update for supported Android devices, and it is now available for three Pixel devices – the Pixel, Pixel XL, and Pixel C – and five Nexus ones, in Nexus 6P, Nexus 5X, Nexus 6, Nexus 9, and Nexus Player. Of those eight, ... Read More »

Google adds six-second video previews to mobile search

In a major update, search engine giant Google has added a six second video previews to its mobile search results, the media reported on Saturday. Google would use some of its machine learning capabilities to actually analyse the entire video and then decide what six-second portion to pick for preview. The new update would now let searches in Android’s Google app or Chrome ... Read More »

HTC U11 vs Samsung Galaxy S8+ vs Google Pixel: Which Is the Best Camera Phone?

HIGHLIGHTS The HTC U11 boasts of a 12-megapixel sensor with OIS Samsung also uses a 12-megapixel sensor with a f/1.7 aperture The Google Pixel boasts of a 12.3-megapixel sensor and EIS The Samsung Galaxy S8+ (Review) and the Google Pixel (Review) are two of the best smartphones you can buy right now if a great camera is what you’re after in a phone. We saw this ... Read More »

Facebook Reportedly Surpasses Google, Microsoft in Terms of Profit Per Employee

Facebook has leapfrogged Microsoft and Google’s parent company Alphabet in securing maximum profit per employee in the second quarter of 2017 while Twitter suffered a hefty loss, a media report said. Facebook, which employed 20,658 persons in the past quarter – a 43 percent increase over the same period last year – made $188,498 (roughly Rs. 1.2 crores) per employee, according to a report in ReCode. ... Read More »