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Google pulls YouTube from Amazon’s Echo Show device

Google isn’t playing nicely with Amazon products as of late, with the search giant removing support for its YouTube platform from Amazon’s Echo Show device on Tuesday. A wave of statements regarding the move has come to light, with both companies pointing the finger. Google and Amazon are in direct …

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Google appeals record breaking €2.42 billion fine

Google came under fire this June, netting the biggest fine the European Commission has ever handed out at €2.42 billion. The company has unsurprisingly filed an appeal, opposing the General Court of the European Union’s ruling. The €2.42 billion fine came about via the antitrust allegation that the tech giant …

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Google Pixel 2 specs confirmed by FCC filing

The rumours surrounding Google’s next flagship smartphone have been heating up recently. The tentatively named ‘Pixel 2’ is currently expected to launch in October, with HTC once again taking on manufacturing duties. Now this week, an FCC filing seems to have confirmed some other features and specifications for the Pixel …

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Mega-leak shows off Google Pixel XL 2 specs

After Google debuted its well-received Pixel line-up, eyes shot forward to see what the company has next in store. After a quiet front on what the sequel to the Pixel might be, a mega-leak might have just uncovered key details on the Pixel XL 2, including a first glimpse. Android …

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Google faces $9bn fine in antitrust case with EU

Over the last several years, Google has been battling it out with the European Commission in court over various antitrust allegations. One of the first antitrust cases to be levied at Google surrounded the company’s ‘Shopping’ search engine, with the EU claiming Google skews results and causes harm to competitors. …

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Google, Facebook to combat fake-news during French election

Following on from claims that fake-news had a large impact on the U.S. presidential elections, technology firms like Google and Facebook are taking steps to combat it in the lead up to the French elections in April. Together they’ve debuted a service called Cross Check, which when it goes live …

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Google’s internet delivering drone project is dead

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Back in 2014, Google acquired the team behind Project Titan, which ended up becoming part of the company’s experimental Google X division. At the start of 2016, the company unveiled plans to develop drones that could deliver 5G internet connections to developing countries and rural areas in an effort to …

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Google car rebranded as Waymo, still very much alive

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Google’s car project is not being scaled back as was rumored, but has instead been rebranded as Waymo and will now operate under the Alphabet brand, much like many other Google projects which aren’t search or advertising related. Doubling down on its efforts, Waymo will soon be adding a further …

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