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Google is flagging legitimate software as malicious

On November 29, 2018, some software developers started to notice that Google Safe Browsing was flagging their programs and sites as malicious. Google Safe Browsing is implemented natively in Google Chrome and […]

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Study: Google puts logged out users in a filter bubble, too

Search engine DuckDuckGo published the findings of an experiment that it conducted earlier this year on the company's Spread Privacy website. The company wanted to to determine whether Google Search, the world's […]

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Google is shutting down its Allo messaging service

Google revealed yesterday that it will shut down Allo, a messaging service that it launched in September 2016 alongside Duo, a video messaging service. Allo users can use the application until March […]

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Rumor: Google to shut down Hangouts in 2020

A report by 9to5Google suggests that Google plans to shut down the consumer version of Google Hangouts in 2020. Google has not officially confirmed or denied the rumor, and the site cites […]

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Google removes SMS notifications from Google Calendar

Google customers who use the SMS functionality of Google Calendar will have it replaced with notifications or emails in January 2019. Google published information about the change on the official G suites […]

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Say goodbye to the old Google Contacts interface

Google announced yesterday that it will shut down the old (classic) Google Contacts interface on February 12, 2019. Google customers who are still using the old interface on that day will be […]

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Google sign-ins will require JavaScript soon

Google users who have disabled JavaScript in the browsers that they are using to browse the Internet won't be able to sign-in to their Google accounts anymore soon unless they enable JavaScript […]

Google reCAPTCHA v3 without user interaction launches

Google unveiled a new version of the company's reCAPTCHA service yesterday that aims to make the service more user friendly and provide webmasters with better options when it comes to dealing with […]

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Google makes it easier to delete your search history

Google launched an update today that make sit easier for Google users to delete the search history. The company records search activity for signed-in users and associates it with a user's account. […]

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Did Google just release Google Photos for Windows 10?

A search for Google products on the official Microsoft Store returns only a few hits. There is Google, a search app for mobile devices or YouTube for Xbox One but the apps […]

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Google promises tighter and better privacy controls

Google announced plans yesterday to improve privacy for customers on Android, Gmail, and other services and apps that make use of Google account data. The company published findings of an internal project […]

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Google to shut down Google+

Google just announced that it will sunset the company's social networking service Google+ for consumers in the coming 10 month period. Google+ was Google's last attempt at creating a Facebook competitor that […]

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Google may track your location even if you disable Location tracking

The Location feature that Google built-into the Android operating system and some of its applications power location-based services such as Google Maps and provide Google with information about a customer's whereabouts. The […]

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Google making YouTube slower for non-Chromium browsers?

If you use Microsoft Edge or Mozilla Firefox to access YouTube to stream videos, read comments, or interact with the site in other ways, you may have noticed that the site is […]

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Google will change the login prompt this month

Google plans to roll out a change to the company's login prompt this month that changes the design but not the functionality of the prompt. While the redesign is not major by […]

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Google News update launched and users are in uproar

Google began to roll out an update to Google News, the company's news site on the Web  yesterday following releases of the updated Google News application for Android and iOS. The new […]

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Google Drive changes: Google One and price drops

Google unveiled Google One, an upgrade for the company's paid consumer storage plans, yesterday. Google One provides paying Google customers with access to storage plans ranging from 100 Gigabytes to 30 Terabyte, […]

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Google shuts down Google URL Shortener goo.gl

Google announced plans on Friday to shut down the company's URL shortening service Goo.gl starting April 13, 2018. Google won't change or disable existing links; all existing links will continue to redirect […]