Google fires one staffer and suspends two others to reportedly stem media leaks

Google fires one staffer and suspends two others to reportedly stem media leaks

Google has fired an employee who was allegedly leaking names and personal details of other staffers to the media, while two others were placed on administrative leave for “violating company policy.” The actions are reportedly part of a crackdown on labor-related activism within the Mountain View f……

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  • 4 months ago (11-14)
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Google Duplex to perform limited Duplex test in New Zealand

Google Duplex to perform limited Duplex test in New Zealand

After first introducing it more than a year ago, Google is now beginning to test the international waters with its Duplex call-making AI. The pilot will only last for a day and only with a few businesses located in NewZealand. Google is taking its Duplex booking service outside the US for the fir……

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  • 4 months ago (10-23)
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Google Triumphant in the ‘Right to be Forgotten Case’

Google Triumphant in the ‘Right to be Forgotten Case’

In a momentous ruling that clarified its 2014 judgement, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) asserted today that the “right to be forgotten” applies only within the geographical boundaries of the 28-nation bloc constituting the European Union. Consequently, Google (NASDAQ:GOOG 1218.76 -1.24%) is ……

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  • 5 months ago (09-25)
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Asteroid Greater in Size Than Eiffel Tower May Race Past Earth in Hours to Come

Asteroid Greater in Size Than Eiffel Tower May Race Past Earth in Hours to Come

Android smartphones are increasingly taking on chameleon-like properties — they already possess a great deal of customizability, but Google regularly rolls out feature updates that push things further. With Android Auto, your smartphone or tablet can turn into a car-focused dashboard for han……

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  • 6 months ago (09-06)
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iPhone-hacking websites also targeted Google and Windows users

iPhone-hacking websites also targeted Google and Windows users

Last week’s news that a collection of hacked websites were used to infect thousands of iPhones with malicious software has taken another turn. According to new reports, operating systems from both Google and Microsoft were also targeted in what could have been a state-sponsored effort to spy on th……

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  • 6 months ago (09-02)
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Google search isn’t showing new content due to indexing issues

Google search isn’t showing new content due to indexing issues

Google is having indexing issues today, meaning that some new content across the internet is not showing up in search results. A look at the Top Top Stories in Google News, for example, shows that while some of the stories are from the last couple hours, many are from yesterday.Search Engine Land……

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  • 7 months ago (08-09)
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100 percent of Google’s products will ‘include’ recycled materials by 2022

100 percent of Google’s products will ‘include’ recycled materials by 2022

During April of 2018, Google announced to the world that it had become the largest corporate purchaser of clean, renewable energy — for every kilowatt-hour of non-renewable energy they use, they purchase one kilowatt-hour of green power. Sustainability, Google has always claimed, is one of t……

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  • 7 months ago (08-06)
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How to Fix the “Aw, Snap” Error in Google Chrome 78

How to Fix the “Aw, Snap” Error in Google Chrome 78

Google Chrome Canary is a testing browser that allows Google to try out new features publicly before deciding on whether to promote them to the more stable builds or to give up on them either temporarily or for ever. Because it’s an experimental release, Canary doesn’t always come with the most s……

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  • 7 months ago (08-05)
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