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  1. Jamie McKane

    Google will not bring Windows 10 to Chromebooks

    Google will not bring Windows 10 to Chromebooks Google's project to bring Windows 10 to its Chromebook laptops has been abandoned, according to code spotted within the project's code by a Reddit user. Changes to the project's code on Gerrit now include lines which directly refer to the...
  2. Jamie McKane

    Pixel 3a vs Galaxy A30 vs Huawei P30 Lite - Pricing and specifications

    Pixel 3a vs Galaxy A30 vs Huawei P30 Lite - Pricing and specifications Google has launched its new Pixel 3a smartphone, which offers similar features and design to the standard Pixel 3. The Pixel 3a has a cheaper and less powerful chipset however, and lacks the IP68 dust and water resistance...
  3. Jamie McKane

    Africa Check on team that got $2-million grant for AI fact-checking project

    Africa Check on team that got $2-million grant for AI fact-checking project Google.org has announced the recipients of grants for its "Google AI Impact Challenge", one of which was awarded to a team of three fact-checking organisations and the Open Data Initiative. Africa Check is one of the...
  4. Jamie McKane

    Google now allows you to automatically delete your online history

    Google now allows you to automatically delete your online history Google has released a new feature which allows users to automatically delete their online history after a predetermined period of time. This includes location history and activity data, such as online searches, places you have...
  5. Jamie McKane

    Google's Ireland tax arrangement faces scrutiny from EU

    Google's Ireland tax arrangement faces scrutiny from EU The European Union has taken a closer look at how Google uses operations in Ireland to help reduce its corporate tax obligations within the trade bloc, two people familiar with the matter said. Officials from the European Commission, the...
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    Android 9.0+ and AOAv2 usb audio streaming

    Google have deprecated and removed AOAv2 usb audio streaming from Android 9.0 going forward - has anyone spotted a work around or way to get it back in a custom ROM? Real pain in the arse because I've been forced back to 8.1
  7. Jamie McKane

    Google to launch new Pixel tablets and laptops

    Google to launch new Pixel tablets and laptops Google's hardware division is working on new Pixelbook and Pixel Slate products, the company confirmed in a statement to The Verge. Speaking at the Google Cloud Next 2019 conference, Pixelbook Group product management lead Steven Jacobs suggested...
  8. Jamie McKane

    Google unveils Stadia game streaming service

    Google unveils Stadia game streaming service Google is getting into gaming in a serious way. The Alphabet Inc. unit unveiled Tuesday a new game streaming service called Stadia at the Game Developers Conference in San Francisco. [Bloomberg]
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    [SALE] - Google Nexus 5X 32GB

    Item: Google Nexus 5X Black 32GB Age: 3 years Price: R1800.00 R1600.00 Warranty: No Packaging: Full original Condition: Excellent Location: Durban Reason: Not using Shipping: If you want, on you Collection: Best Link: LG Nexus 5X H790 32GB Unlocked 4G LTE Smartphone for all GSM + CDMA Carriers...
  10. Jamie McKane

    Google paid men less than women for the same job

    Google paid men less than women for the same job An internal Google salary audit has found that the company paid women more than men for performing the same job. The report reveals that male "Level 4 Software Engineers" were paid less than women in the same role.
  11. Jamie McKane

    Google exposes serious Mac security vulnerability

    Google exposes serious Mac security vulnerability Google's ProjectZero security programme has disclosed a "high-severity" macOS vulnerability before the problem has been patched. The macOS security flaw lets attackers modify a user-mounted file system image without alerting the user.
  12. Jamie McKane

    Google restores Chrome's F6 shortcut functionality

    Google restores Chrome's F6 shortcut functionality Google is re-implementing the F6 shortcut that it removed in Chrome 72, reports Softpedia News. Previously, users had been able to press F6 to automatically switch focus to the URL bar of the browser - letting users type a new URL.
  13. Jamie McKane

    Alphabet profit margins slide due to rising Google costs

    Alphabet profit margins slide due to rising Google costs Google parent Alphabet Inc. reported thinner profit margins as the internet giant spent heavily to expand its cloud and YouTube businesses. The company’s shares slipped in late trading. Google’s fourth-quarter capital expenditures jumped...
  14. Jamie McKane

    What Google search results would look like under EU copyright laws

    What Google search results would look like under EU copyright laws Google has released a warning about the potential effects of the European Union's Copyright Directive, stating that it could result in an empty search results page. This applies mainly to news results, as the Copyright...
  15. Jamie McKane

    Google acquires Fossil IP to take on Apple smartwatches

    Google acquires Fossil IP to take on Apple smartwatches Google agreed to acquire smartwatch technology and personnel from Fossil Group Inc. in a bid to boost the search giant’s nascent efforts in the category. The Alphabet Inc. unit will pay $40 million for Fossil intellectual property...
  16. Jamie McKane

    Google South Africa's tax mystery

    Google South Africa's tax mystery Reuters recently reported that Google moved €19.9 billion (R317 billion) through a Dutch shell company to Bermuda in 2017. According to the report, the subsidiary in the Netherlands is used to shift revenue outside the United States to Google Ireland Holdings...
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    "I helped Google screw over James Damore"

    Reddit post by TiredOfLying4Google "I was involved in the internal decisions involving James Damore's memo, and it's terrible what we did to him. ...Firing him without an NDA was a huge risk though. He was a top performer and knew too many compromising secrets, like Dragonfly, the secret...
  18. Jamie McKane

    Google to invest over $1 billion in New York expansion

    Google to invest over $1 billion in New York expansion Google will invest more than $1 billion to expand its New York City presence, the search giant said in a blog post Monday. The Alphabet Inc. division said it had reached lease agreements at 315 and 345 Hudson St. and signed a letter of...
  19. Jamie McKane

    Google+ data bug exposes info of 52.5 million users

    Google+ data bug exposes info of 52.5 million users Google's social media platform Google+ potentially exposed the personal information of 52.5 million users. The company announced the security flaw in a blog post, adding that it would discontinue the consumer version of the social media...
  20. Jamie McKane

    Google should stay out of China - Edward Snowden

    Google should stay out of China - Edward Snowden On the eve of Google Chief Executive Officer Sundar Pichai’s testimony to Congress, a coalition of human rights groups and activists, including former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden, are demanding more details on the search...
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