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Waymo teams up with Renault, Nissan on robotaxis outside US  ABC NEWS · 1 hour
Google's driverless car spinoff joins forces with Renault, Nissan to work on its first ride-hailing service outside the US more
Google app beta for Android testing an easy way to share searches  9to5Google · 5 hours
If you’ve been around the internet long enough, surely you’ve seen someone ask a question online that can easily be answered with a Google... more
Finding stuff on YouTube to get easier, Note 10 pics published video - CNET  CNET · 8 hours
A change to Google will make YouTube videos a lot more useful. Meanwhile, images of the Samsung Galaxy Note 10... more
Latest Google One promo is a $.99 Play Store movie rental  9to5Google · 9 hours
Google One last month marked its one year anniversary as the company’s renamed service... more
9to5Mac Daily: June 19, 2019  9to5Mac · 11 hours
Listen to a recap of the top stories of the day from 9to5Mac. 9to5Mac Daily is available on iTunes and Apple’s Podcasts app, Stitcher, TuneIn, Google... more
Google honors Juneteenth by bringing slave dwellings to Street View - CNET  CNET · 12 hours
The virtual tour contains a dozen slave dwellings in Virginia that date as far back as the late 1700s. more
Google defeats shareholders on ‘Dragonfly’ censored search in China  TechCrunch · 13 hours
A shareholder resolution aimed at halting Google’s efforts to bring a censored version of its search engine to China has failed. Shareholders tabled a resolution to demand Google put the... more
Alphabet shareholder meeting draws protesters over antitrust and human rights - CNET  CNET · 14 hours
Google’s recent scandals take center stage at its parent company’s annual gathering of investors. more
How to replace Google’s Trips app  THE VERGE · 14 hours
Google’s travel app Trips is shutting down on August 5th, ceding its territory to apps such as TripIt and RoadTrippers. It’s unfortunate; Trips was... more
Google launches Chromebook App Hub for educators plus other classroom tools  TechCrunch · 15 hours
Earlier this year, Google announced plans to build a Chromebook App Hub designed to help teachers and other curriculum administrators more easily find educational tools and... more
YouTube executives reportedly mulling over removing all children’s content from main site  THE VERGE · 15 hours
Google executives are reportedly discussing whether to remove all children’s videos from the site and have them exist solely on the standalone YouTube Kids... more
Google to face shareholders on censored ‘Dragonfly’ search in China  TechCrunch · 15 hours
Another day, another shareholder suit. This time it’s Google in the spotlight. Shareholders have tabled a resolution which, if passed, would demand Google put the brakes on its... more
Waze adds support for Castbox podcast player on Android  9to5Google · 16 hours
Waze has offered integration with some popular music apps such as Spotify and Pandora, and now that’s extending... more
Google will soon add support for the ‘Hey Google’ hotword in France  9to5Google · 16 hours
Since its availability in August 2017 in France, Google Assistant has had two hotwords: The well-known “Okay Google”, and “Dis Google” (meaning “Say Google”).... more
Get a Google Home Max smart speaker for $254 (save $45) - CNET  CNET · 18 hours
That's the lowest price anywhere and a Cheapskate exclusive! Plus: Bonus deals on a Dyson vacuum and digital smart scale. more
Postman raises $50 million to grow its API development platform  TechCrunch · 20 hours
Postman, a five-year-old startup that is attempting to simply development, tests, and management of APIs through its platform, has raised $50 million in a new round to scale... more
Google Urged by Activists to Break Up Before Regulators Force It To  Gadgets 360 · 20 hours
Shareholder activists want Google parent Alphabet to break itself up before regulators force the world's biggest Internet ad seller to split into different pieces. more
Facebook cryptocurrency revealed, Google puts $1B toward housing crisis video - CNET  CNET · 20 hours
Today's major tech headlines include the reveal of the Facebook-backed cryptocurrency called Libra, Google's one billion dollar pledge to fight the Bay Area housing... more
YouTube’s AR ads let you try on virtual makeup alongside beauty vloggers  THE VERGE · 22 hours
Starting this summer, Google will let users experiment with augmented reality makeup in YouTube. The idea is to use the experience like an interactive... more
Google Launches Suspicious Site Reporter Extension, Chrome 75 Gets Deceptive URL Warning Feature  Gadgets 360 · 22 hours
Google has launched a new Suspicious Site Reporter extension for Chrome that lets users report malicious websites directly to Google. Chrome 75... more
Truecaller Voice VoIP Calling Feature Launched, Now Rolling Out on Android  Gadgets 360 · 1 day
Truecaller has announced the Truecaller Voice VoIP calling feature and it is now being rolled out in a phased manner for the app’s Android version. more
Google Invests $1 Billion to Ease Housing Shortage Near California Headquarters  Gadgets 360 · 1 day
Google announced on Tuesday it would set aside $750 million in land and $250 million in financing to spur developers in the San Francisco Bay Area. more
Google will start attributing lyrics in its search results to their third-party providers  TechCrunch · 1 day
Earlier this week, music lyrics repository Genius accused Google of lifting lyrics and posting them on its search platform. Genius told the... more
Google puts up $1B to ease housing headaches it helped cause  ABC NEWS · 1 day
Google will pour $1 billion into trying to solve a problem that it helped create more
Nest․com replaced by Google Store for discovering, buying products  9to5Google · 1 day
The Google Nest rebranding continues today with Nest.com being replaced by the Google Store. Over the weekend, we... more
Google pledges $1B to tackle housing crunch it helped create  ABC NEWS · 1 day
Google will pour $1 billion into trying to solve a problem that it helped create more
An open letter to Google and Apple: Stop hindering Iranian entrepreneurs  TechCrunch · 1 day
Take away my toolbox and ask me to be a carpenter. This is what Google and Apple are asking of Iran’s budding entrepreneurship sector by barring... more
Google will cite where its song lyrics come from following Genius dispute  THE VERGE · 1 day
Google today responded to an ongoing controversy involving lyrics provider and annotator Genius Media, which has accused Google of copying its song lyrics and... more
Google Slides adds keyboard shortcuts to control live presentations  9to5Google · 1 day
Google Slides is adding two new features that make it easier to give a live presentation. New keyboard... more
Google is investigating claims it steals lyrics from Genius - CNET  CNET · 1 day
Google will end its partner agreements if it finds its third parties are scraping the web for lyrics. more
Google Home Essentials: meross Smart power strip [Video]  9to5Google · 1 day
Smart plugs and power strips are now increasingly common but there are very few that offer the ability to power... more
Google explains how it licenses song lyrics for Search, will add attribution  9to5Google · 2 days
Over the weekend, a kerfuffle emerged over Google Search allegedly copying song lyrics from Genius. Google argued that it only licenses information from third-parties,... more
Google pledges $1 billion toward Bay Area housing crisis - CNET  CNET · 2 days
The vow comes as Google and other tech companies have been criticized for driving up rents in the area. more
Google now lets you flag deceptive sites with a new Chrome extension  TechCrunch · 2 days
Google today launched a new Chrome extension that allows you to flag suspicious sites for inclusion in the company’s Safe Browsing index, which is... more
Google Chrome blocks malicious web address tricks, lets you flag suspicious sites - CNET  CNET · 2 days
Malicious websites can use substitute characters to try to fool you into thinking they're legit. But now Chrome will let... more
Google Calendar is down, it’s not just you Update: It’s back  TechCrunch · 2 days
Snow day. All meetings are canceled until further notice. Google Calendar has been hit with what appear to be some pretty widespread issues. The company has... more
Google announces $1B, 10-year plan to add thousands of homes to Bay Area  TechCrunch · 2 days
The housing crisis in the Bay Area, particularly in San Francisco, is a complex and controversial topic with no one-size-fits-all solution —... more
Google Calendar is back after global outage - CNET  CNET · 2 days
Some users got 404 messages instead of meeting and event information. more
Google Chrome blocks malicious web address tricks -- and lets you flag suspicious sites - CNET  CNET · 2 days
Malicious websites can use substitute characters to try to fool you into thinking they're legit. more
Google Calendar was down for hours after major outage  THE VERGE · 2 days
Google Calendar was down for users around the world for nearly three hours earlier today. Calendar users trying... more
[Update: Back up] PSA: Google Calendar for Web currently down  9to5Google · 2 days
If you use Google Calendar to track your crazy busy schedule, you may have trouble doing... more
Chrome 75 adds deceptive URL warnings, new Suspicious Site Reporter extension  9to5Google · 2 days
The latest version of Chrome, which rolled out earlier this month, adds deceptive URL... more
Google Calendar is down globally and we're hopelessly lost - CNET  CNET · 2 days
Some users are getting 404 messages instead of meeting and event information. more
3D Google ads are coming as YouTube tests new AR lipstick experience  9to5Google · 2 days
Following I/O 2019, Google Search gained its first AR objects with 3D animals. Google ads on the web can now feature interactive 3D objects,... more
Google investing $1 billion to help build 20,000 Bay Area homes  9to5Google · 2 days
Exacerbated by the tech boom, San Francisco and the surrounding Bay Area faces a... more
Focals by North Review: The future is (almost) here  TechCrunch · 2 days
The concept of an IRL heads-up display has been a part of science fiction since basically the beginning. Big players have tried their hand at it with less than stellar... more
Google Calendar is down, it’s not just you  TechCrunch · 2 days
Snow day. All meetings are canceled until further notice. Google Calendar has been hit with what appear to be some pretty widespread issues. The company has confirmed service interruptions via its G... more
Google Calendar is down in outage affecting users worldwide  THE VERGE · 2 days
Google Calendar is down for users around the world. Currently, trying to access the calendar generates a 404... more
PSA: Google Calendar for Web currently down  9to5Google · 2 days
If you use Google Calendar to track your crazy busy schedule, you may have trouble doing so from your computer this morning.... more
Google Calendar is down and we're hopelessly lost - CNET  CNET · 2 days
Some users are getting 404 messages instead of meeting and event information. more
Lenovo Yoga Chromebook C630 review: The Chromebook with the killer 4K display - CNET  CNET · 2 days
A great laptop, an enormous tablet -- with a killer 4K display and blazing performance for everyday productivity and entertainment... more
Microsoft Office for Android refreshed with new icons  Windows Central · 2 days
What you need to know Several Microsoft Office apps have received new icons on Android. These new icons match the new icons on iOS and Windows 10. The updated icons have now... more
Dr. Mario is in (on iOS and Android) July 10  TechCrunch · 2 days
After years of heel dragging, Nintendo finally opened itself up to the smartphone world in late-2016. The gaming giant hasn’t exactly opened the floodgates in the intervening years,... more
HMD Global Says Moving Nokia Phone Data Collection to Finland for Security  Gadgets 360 · 2 days
HMD Global, which makes and markets Nokia-branded phones, on Tuesday announced its partnership with consultancy firm CGI and Google Cloud. more
See how fast you're driving with Google Maps. Here's how - CNET  CNET · 2 days
The Google Maps speedometer feature is still being rolled out to its users. more
Carmen Sandiego returns to Google Earth with a new caper  TechCrunch · 2 days
Google Earth first made use of its rich global 3D visualization as a backdrop for a Carmen Sandiego tie-in back in March, but today there’s a new adventure... more
Truecaller Voice VoIP Calling Feature Announced, Now Rolling Out on Android  Gadgets 360 · 2 days
Truecaller has announced the Truecaller Voice VoIP calling feature and it is now being rolled out in a phased manner for the app’s Android version. more
YouTube Working on Removing Harmful Content: Pichai  Gadgets 360 · 2 days
YouTube has recently made "significant revisions" to its hate speech policy and removed over nine million videos in the last quarter, according to Google CEO Sundar Pichai. more
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YouTube’s AR ads let you try on virtual makeup alongside beauty vloggers
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Google Home Essentials: meross Smart power strip [Video]
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Nintendo’s mobile Dr. Mario is coming out in a few weeks
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Galaxy Note 9 update adding dedicated camera Night Mode, June patch
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Google accused of copying song lyrics from Genius for use in search results
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Google app 10.7 adds whimsical Face Match animations [APK Insight]
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Mobvoi accidentally reveals ‘new TicWatch Pro’ with Verizon LTE
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Alphabet Scoop 058: Did Google just announce the Pixel 4?
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Google Home Essentials: TP-Link Kasa Spot Indoor Security Camera [Video]
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Dropbox is getting a massive overhaul, wants to be the center of your workflow
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Opera made a ‘gaming browser’ that lets you control CPU usage
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Rumor: Google’s Project Soli radar chip could debut in Google Pixel 4
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Google Stadia games at E3 2019: Watch Dogs: Legion, Avengers A-Day, more
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LineageOS 16 support comes to 10 more devices, including Xiaomi Mi Mix 2
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Google Stadia games at E3 2019: ‘Watch Dogs: Legion,’ ‘Avengers,’ more
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[Update: Video] Phil Harrison talks Google’s Stadia commitment, F2P & publisher subscriptions, free multiplayer
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Pre-orders open for Funko Pop skinned Gears of War on Android, iOS
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Former Apple SVP Bruce Sewell details search negotiations with Google & more in new interview
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[Update: Claims open] Google, Huawei will pay faulty Nexus 6P owners up to $400 in lawsuit settlement
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