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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 […]

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How to get Google Search results in a different language

When you run searches on Google Search, results are returned based on your location and not necessarily on the query or language you used to type the search phrase. If you are […]

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View Image for Google Images extension for Firefox and Chrome

View Image is a browser extension for Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox that adds a "view image" button to Google Images so that users can click on it to display the image […]

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Google may remove View Image button on Google Images

Getty Images announced today that it has come to an agreement with Google that includes a global licensing partnership between the two companies and accompanying changes to Google Images. If you search […]

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Google's Location History tracking is creepier than thought

Research by online magazine Quartz suggests that Android's Location History feature tracks more data than initially thought. Location History "helps you get better results and recommendations on Google products" according to Google. […]

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Google gives users greater control over reminder ads, but is it enough?

Google product manager Jon Krafcik announced changes to the company's handling of reminder ads, an advertisement that follows users around, yesterday. Reminder ads are those ads that follow you around when and […]

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Google Plus has a massive spam problem

Remember Google Plus? Google's answer to Facebook that did not really meet the company's expectation even after forcing most sites and websites to integrate it in their sites? I use Google Plus […]

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Use Google Maps Go as a lightweight alternative to Google Maps

Google unveiled Android Go some time ago. Android Go is an optimized version of Android designed specifically for low-end devices and infrastructure. As is the case with these "lite" versions, they are […]

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People report that Google removes documents from Google Docs for TOS violations

Some users on Twitter report that Google removed some of their documents on Google Docs for Terms of Service violations. Bhaskar Sunkara for instance wrote that Google removed his document on Eastern […]

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Google feeds users local results in Maps and Search

Google announced a change yesterday that affects which version of the company's Maps and Search services users get. The change affects mobile and desktop searches and Maps access, and returns local results […]

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Google tests autoplaying videos on YouTube for Android

If you use the official YouTube application on an Android device, you may have noticed that videos start to play automatically when you open the application or browse the video selection on […]

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Google Finance: portfolio feature will be retired in November 2017

Google announced today that it will retire the portfolio feature of Google Finance in mid-November 2017. The company creates an updated version of Google Finance currently, and will remove the portfolio feature […]

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Google retires Google Drive software

Google will retire the company's Google Drive software, a client used to sync files between local devices and Google's cloud, on March 12th, 2018 for all customers. Customers who run Google Drive […]