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News and Press

Google releases anonymous location data to show how we’re fighting coronavirus

April 3, 2020

Via: Mashable

A key strategy in mitigating the danger of the coronavirus outbreak has, in most countries, been social distancing — staying at home unless necessary and avoiding close contact with other people if possible. Now, Google has released data that shows […]


News and Press

Google donates free Chromebooks and 100,000 mobile hotspots for rural California students

April 2, 2020

Via: The Verge

Google will provide 4,000 Chromebooks and fund the use of 100,000 Wi-Fi hotspots for rural students in California, who are studying from home as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, CNBC reports. The initiative, which was announced by California governor […]


News and Press, Operating System, Others

The Huawei P40 series is official: Exciting new design and class-leading cameras

March 26, 2020

Via: BGR

Huawei’s P40 Pro launch event should have taken place in Paris, France on Wednesday, with CEO Richard Yu delivering his keynote to a packed audience. Huawei is still prominent in Europe and other markets despite last year’s ban in the […]


News and Press

Facebook, Google, Twitter and others join forces to fight coronavirus fake news

March 17, 2020

Via: Mashable

Facebook, Google, LinkedIn, Microsoft, Reddit, Twitter and YouTube are joining forces to fight misinformation related to the coronavirus outbreak. “We are working closely together on COVID-19 response efforts. We’re helping millions of people stay connected while also jointly combating fraud […]


News and Press

Tech companies should keep sick pay benefits after the coronavirus pandemic has passed

March 13, 2020

Via: The Verge

It took a global pandemic for big tech companies to protect their hourly workers, support staff, and independent contractors with an economic safety net. But what will happen when the virus passes? Amazon, Apple, Box, DoorDash, Facebook, Google, Instacart, Microsoft, […]


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Facebook, Google, Amazon, Apple, Microsoft and Twitter will meet with the White House today to discuss coronavirus response

March 11, 2020

Via: Business Insider

The Silicon Valley giants will be attending a meeting at the White House today to discuss their response to the novel coronavirus outbreak, Politico reports. A representative for the Office of Science and Technology Policy told Politico that representatives from […]


Android Phone, Products

Pixel 4 has another issue that Google should fix before Pixel 5 launches

March 11, 2020

Via: BGR

Google has been making phones for ten years, changing course (and branding) a few years ago from affordable Nexus handsets to premium Pixels. These devices are supposed to be Google’s equivalent for the iPhone, Google’s vessel for demoing the best […]


App security, Applications

This free VPN could be spying on you

March 10, 2020

Via: Tech Radar

Analytics firm Sensor Tower has been accused of harvesting user data via multiple VPN and ad-blocking applications on both Android and iOS platforms. The company is said to own over 20 applications on both the popular OS platforms with a […]


Android Phone, Products

Pixel 4a hands-on photos reveal the phone’s biggest secrets

March 9, 2020

Via: BGR

Google may have canceled I/O 2020 over coronavirus fears, but it’ll still hold an online version of its yearly developers event, where the company will likely unveil its newest piece of Pixel hardware. That’s the Pixel 4a series, of course, […]


News and Press

Apple, Google reject coronavirus apps not developed by official sources

March 6, 2020

Via: ZDnet

Apple and Google are rejecting coronavirus-related mobile apps from independent developers in an attempt to prevent the spread of misinformation. While there are developers out there who have been creating applications with good intentions — such as software that shows […]