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Google shielded 'Father of Android' Andy Rubin after sexual-harassment allegations...
Andy Rubin, popularly known as 'Father of Android', exited Google in 2014, with the then CEO Larry Page wishing him best for his future. Now, an NYT story has brought to fore alarming details. Rubin was accused of sexual misconduct by an employee, and the tech-giant paid him $90 million exit package
By shubham400 on 2018-10-26 06:41 UTC
Google says fired 48 for sexual harassment over two years...
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Google said Thursday it fired 48 employees in the past two years, including 13 senior executives, as a result of sexual harassment allegations, citing "an increasingly hard line" on inappropriate conduct.The global network of Agence France Presse
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-10-25 20:56 UTC
Failing to save photos on Pixel phones? Here's a fix...
Pixel phone users are facing a major problem, one that prevents their devices from saving photos. The problem has been affecting nearly all Pixel devices, including the latest Pixel 3 and 3XL. Though Google has not officially addressed the issue, some might have found a fix. Here's more.
By shubham400 on 2018-10-20 05:57 UTC
Google's fired 'diversity memo' engineer exits lawsuit for arbitration: report...
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Software engineer's firing sparked a conservative backlash against Google.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-10-19 00:31 UTC
Google pop-up 'Hardware Store' opens in Bucktown...
Google's first pop-up shop features all three of its hardware products plus interactive "experiences" including a model kitchen and a treehouse.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-10-19 00:29 UTC
YouTube Down: YouTube Fans Greeted By 500 Error Messages, Issue Rattles Online Community...
YouTube is down and Google is mum, rattling the online community, who were greeted by '500 Internal Server Error' messages.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-10-17 02:56 UTC
Google Pixel 3 v/s iPhone Xs: Which is better?...
Google has unveiled its latest Pixel phones - the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL - with bigger screens, top-tier specs, and better cameras. Interestingly, Apple also recently unveiled its most-powerful and most-expensive iPhones yet - the iPhone Xs and the iPhone Xs Max. But which one is worth your money?
By shubham400 on 2018-10-10 10:59 UTC
THE GOOD CENSOR: Leaked Briefing Says Google Must Move Away from 'American Tradition' of Free Speech to Expand Globally, Attract Advertiser $$$s...
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The Google briefing, titled The Good Censor, admits big tech companies have "shifted towards censorship" in recent years.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-10-10 01:41 UTC
Google withdraws $10bn Pentagon cloud bid amid ethical concerns...
The tech giant says the Pentagon's cloud project doesn't align with its principles.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-10-09 12:11 UTC
Google+ shuts down after massive data exposure of 500,000 users...
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Google has announced Google+, will be shutting owing to a major data exposure. Back in March, the company inadvertently exposed data of nearly 500,000 users owing to a bug in one of its APIs for developers. Though the bug was fixed immediately, the users were not informed until yesterday.
By shubham400 on 2018-10-09 05:43 UTC
Google+ to shut down after vulnerability discovered that left customer data unprotected...
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From 2015 to March 2018, a security vulnerability exposed info for hundreds of thousands of Google+ users. Google chose to not disclose the breach and is now planning to shut down its failed social network.
By viper1 on 2018-10-08 18:51 UTC
LEAKED EMAILS: Senior Google Search Engineer Advocates for Censorship of 'Terrorist' Marsha Blackburn...
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A senior software engineer at Google with responsibility for a key feature of Google's search engine labeled Tennessee Senate candidate Rep. Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) a "violent thug" and a "terrorist," who Google shouldn't "nego
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-10-01 23:08 UTC
Google CEO to testify before House Judiciary as bias concerns mount...
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Google's top executive has agreed to testify before the House Judiciary Committee as Republican concerns mount that the company's signature search engine downplays conservative websites in its results.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-09-28 16:23 UTC
The US should stop tech giants from playing nice with China...
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A courageous and patriotic Google whistleblower has just given new reason for the U.S. government to introduce export license requirements on U.S. technology firms that wish to do business in authoritarian states.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-09-27 16:15 UTC
Now, you can easily plan group outings using Google Maps...
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Google has released one of the most awaited features announced at this year's I/O - the ability to plan events with friends. The feature allows users to go to Google Maps application and create a dedicated shortlist of outing sites to share and finalize with friends. Here's how it works.
By shubham400 on 2018-09-27 12:38 UTC
Google Pixel 3, 3 XL new leak reveals specs, design...
On October 9, Google will launch Pixel 3 and 3 XL, possibly alongside new hardware including the Pixel Stand, and new Pixelbooks. And thanks to countless leaks, we know almost everything about these phones. A new leak has now tipped-off specs and reiterated the design of the Pixel 3 devices.
By shubham400 on 2018-09-26 04:52 UTC
Google relaxes its ban on cryptocurrency ads...
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Google is tweaking the ban on cryptocurrency ads it put into place earlier this year and will soon allow regulated exchanges to advertise on its platform in the US and Japan. The company said that advertisers will have to apply for certification in o...
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-09-25 18:40 UTC
Chrome 69 now shares your browser history with Google when you check Gmail...
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The latest version of Chrome now signs you in to the browser itself when you visit a Google website and uploads your data.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-09-24 10:43 UTC
Internal Emails Show Google Employees Discussed Manipulating Search Results On Trump's Travel Ban...
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According to a report from Fox News' Tucker Carlson, emails he obtained showed Google employees sought to manipulate search results to fight Trump's travel ban.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-09-21 23:00 UTC
Google Employees Reportedly Forced to Delete Chinese Censorship Memo...
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Confidential document said to reveal details on company's secretive 'Dragonfly' project
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-09-21 22:59 UTC
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