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TikTok Unbanned in India  MacRumors · 1 hour
Tik Tok, which was pulled from the App Store in India last week to comply with a government demand to block downloads over child safety concerns, is allowed... more
41% of voice assistant users have concerns about trust and privacy, report finds  TechCrunch · 6 hours
Forty-one percent of voice assistant users are concerned about trust, privacy and passive listening, according to a new report from Microsoft focused... more
It’s now easier to find work-from-home jobs in Google Search  TechCrunch · 8 hours
Over the course of the last year or so, Google started adding more job search features to its search engine. Today, it’s expanding this program by also making... more
Report: Amazon gave Alexa ‘reviewers’ access to customer location data, audio clips  9to5Google · 9 hours
Smart speakers are inherently terrifying to many users. After all, an always listening speaker could gather a lot of data on you. Now, a... more
9to5Mac Daily: April 24, 2019 — AirPods 3 rumors  9to5Mac · 10 hours
9Listen to a recap of the top stories of the day from 9to5Mac. 9to5Mac Daily is available on... more
Indian court lifts ban on TikTok in India  TechCrunch · 10 hours
An Indian state court has reversed its ban on TikTok, allowing the short video app to return to both Apple and Google’s app stores, according to a report this morning from Reuters.... more
When can we finally get rid of passwords?  THE VERGE · 10 hours
On February 25th, Google introduced a new feature to Android that could have huge implications for our online security. The... more
Google Fit Launches on iPhone With Apple Health and Apple Watch Integration  MacRumors · 10 hours
Over four years after debuting on Android, and following a significant redesign last year, Google Fit is now available on iOS. The fitness tracking... more
Google Fit comes to iOS  TechCrunch · 11 hours
Google today announced that Google Fit, the company’s fitness tracking app that launched on Android back in 2014, is now available on iOS. It definitely took Google a while to bring the app to iOS. Until today, the... more
Google brings its redesigned fitness app to iOS  THE VERGE · 11 hours
Google Fit, the fitness tracking app that was redesigned on Android last year, has arrived on iOS. The app integrates... more
Google's Wing Aviation gets OK for drone deliveries in U.S.  CBC · 13 hours
Google affiliate Wing Aviation can start delivering goods by drone in Virginia later this year after... more
R/GA Ventures incubator to nurture enterprise blockchain startups in Portland, OR  TechCrunch · 13 hours
R/GA Ventures, a company that acts as investment arm and startup incubator for R/GA corporate client work, announced plans to open a new studio in Portland... more
Ride-hailing firm Grab is losing its CTO  TechCrunch · 13 hours
Grab is once again on the hunt for a CTO after Theo Vassilakis, the former Microsoft and Google executive who currently occupies the role, announced that he will leave the ride-hailing company this summer.... more
US Congressional Leaders Query Google on Tracking Database  Gadgets 360 · 14 hours
Top US lawmakers on Tuesday wrote to Google's chief executive raising concerns about reports of a massive database known as Sensorvault. more
Google Self-Driving Unit Waymo Says Detroit Factory to Be Operational in Mid-2019  Gadgets 360 · 14 hours
Alphabet's Waymo said on Tuesday it had chosen a factory in Detroit to mass produce self-driving cars, looking to the historical heart of the... more
WhatsApp Spotted Testing Emoji Category in Doodle Picker  Gadgets 360 · 15 hours
This WhatsApp feature is disabled by default, so you possibly won’t see it even if you are on the latest Android beta version. more
The leader of the Time Well Spent movement has a new crusade  THE VERGE · 16 hours
Tristan Harris’ first big idea for the tech industry, the Time Well Spent movement, was an outsized success. Today, he unveiled the sequel —... more
Redmi Y2 to Get Android 9 Pie Update, Xiaomi Clarifies  Gadgets 360 · 17 hours
Redmi Y2 will be getting the Android 9 Pie update, Xiaomi has stated. The phone currently runs on Android 8.1 Oreo. more
Google's Wing Aviation Gets Regulator Approval for Drone Deliveries in US  Gadgets 360 · 19 hours
Google affiliate Wing Aviation has received federal approval allowing it to make commercial deliveries by drone in US. more
Google Completes Subsea Cable to Chile in Global Cloud Push  Gadgets 360 · 20 hours
Google has completed a 10,000-kilometer (6,214-mile) subsea cable linking the coast of California to Chile, a key step in its plans to bolster its global cloud computing infrastructure. more
Google Duo begins rolling out group video calling in select countries  9to5Google · 20 hours
For the past several months, Google Duo has been working on group video calling,... more
Snapchat Restarts User Growth With Original Shows, Android Overhaul  Gadgets 360 · 20 hours
Snap said on Tuesday that the number of daily active Snapchat users rose to 190 million in the first quarter from 186 million in the prior period, but remained below... more
Google questioned by Congress over Sensorvault location database - CNET  CNET · 1 day
A House committee wants a briefing with Google by May 7 about the database law enforcement has tapped for location data. more
Google's Wing Aviation gets FAA OK for drone deliveries  ABC NEWS · 1 day
Google affiliate Wing gets FAA approval to begin commercial deliveries by drone in Virginia more
Snap makes a comeback after the release of its rebuilt Android app  THE VERGE · 1 day
Snap is heading in the right direction again. The company revealed in its earnings release today that its daily user base has grown by... more
Snapchat fully rolls out reengineered Android app, boosting usage  TechCrunch · 1 day
After a year of its user count shrinking or staying flat, Snapchat is finally growing again, and more growth is likely on the way. That’s because it’s finally completed the... more
Microsoft To-Do beta for Android adds Planner integration  Windows Central · 1 day
Planner meets To-Do. Microsoft To-Do beta testers can now check on their Planner tasks with the app's latest update. ... more
How to use Google Voice  THE VERGE · 1 day
Google Voice is one of those services of which people tend to say, “Is that still around? Does anyone still use it?” But don’t be fooled... more
Alphabet’s Wing gets FAA permission to start delivering by drone  TechCrunch · 1 day
Wing Aviation, the drone-based delivery startup born out of Google's X labs, has received the first FAA certification in the country for commercial carriage of goods. It might... more
Google Wing drones approved for US home deliveries  BBC · 1 day
Drone home delivery company Wing will start deliveries in rural Virginia "within months". more
Google 'retaliating against harassment protest organisers'  BBC · 1 day
Organisers of walkouts in protest at Google's treatment of women say they are facing backlash at work. more
Microsoft Launcher 5.4 beta goes live with a few new features, UI tweaks  Windows Central · 1 day
Microsoft Launcher for Android (beta) gets some minor tweaks and a treat for Cricket fans The Microsoft Launcher for Android has both... more
Google self-driving unit Waymo picks Detroit factory site  ABC NEWS · 1 day
Google's self-driving spinoff Waymo to set up factory in closed Detroit axle plant more
Google Walkout Organisers Claim to Face Retaliation at Work: Report  Gadgets 360 · 2 days
Some 20,000 Googlers had protested last year against the Internet giant's handling of sexual harassment and, more broadly, its workplace policies around equity and transparency. more
Facebook Announces Its First Browser API for Chrome, Aimed at Speeding Up Experience  Gadgets 360 · 2 days
Facebook has announced its first major API contribution to Googles Chrome browser that is focused on making user experience smoother and faster. more
Google I/O: Smart home announcements we expect from the conference - CNET  CNET · 2 days
Google Assistant Connect, the Lenovo Smart Clock and possibly a Nest Hub Max could lead to a surge in Google smart home hardware. more
Google employees reportedly say they faced retaliation for organizing walkout - CNET  CNET · 2 days
The organizers were told their roles would change months after the protest, according to Wired. more
Microsoft Edge for iOS and Android adds single sign-on for enterprise users  Windows Central · 2 days
The enterprise enhancements are now in preview for Edge in the enterprise community. Microsoft is now testing a couple of new features for Microsoft... more
Facebook makes its first browser API contribution  TechCrunch · 2 days
Facebook today announced that it has made its first major API contribution to Google’s Chrome browser. Together with Google, Facebook’s team created an API proposal to contribute code to the browser, which is a... more
How Google is beating Microsoft in the cross-platform cloud  Windows Central · 2 days
Image Credit ICT Journal Google's new open-source, cross-platform hybrid cloud solution, Anthos, is positioned to take on Microsoft's and Amazon's lead in computing's new frontier- the intelligent cloud. Microsoft's Azure... more
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Childish Gambino AR app exclusive to Coachella 2019 & Pixel 3 now available for Android
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Google's Wing Aviation gets OK for drone deliveries in U.S.
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Android Q may replace the back button with a swipe gesture, here’s how to enable it
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Sony confirms pricing on latest Android TV models, tops out w/ $70,000 98-inch 8K HDR TV
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Nest reportedly adopting Google log-in for user accounts to improve security
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Google has made it possible for any third-party accessory to have an ‘assistant’ key
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Google’s Project Jacquard is still alive and well, controls entire TED talk presentation
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Alphabet Scoop 050: Google Pixel 3a cometh, Nest Hub Max, Galaxy Fold folds
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Google Stadia: How might Google’s cloud gaming platform affect the gaming phone market? [Video]
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[Update: 29] Google Chrome adds nearly a dozen new default profile pictures w/ poly-art animal
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Google Fi stops selling Android One Moto X4, LG G7, and V35
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Anker Roav Bolt adds a dedicated Google Assistant mic to any car for $50, available now
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Android Q testing a Pixel ‘Google System Update’ via the Play Store
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Google releases Captain Marvel, Rocket, and other ‘Avengers: Endgame’ Playground AR stickers
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Forza Street is a new free-to-play racing game coming to Android, iOS, and PC
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19 countries approve EU Copyright Directive that puts future of Google News in doubt
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Google app 9.66 preps dark theme, ‘Assistant powered intelligent tips,’ Face Match training [APK Insight]
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Alphabet Scoop 049: Google Pixel 3a/Pixel 4 leaks, Nest Hub Max, Google Cloud Next
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How to use Google Home to activate Do Not Disturb on your Android smartphone
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Hands on: Acer Chromebook 714 and 715 are premium Chromebooks w/ fingerprint sensor [Gallery]
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