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Several Android apps are getting some useful updates.  Sarah Tew/CNET Google just announced it’s rolling out updates to six different Android apps, from the TalkBack screen reader to Android Auto. The updates add useful new features, like the ability to schedule when a text message will be sent in the Messages app. Google Maps is also receiving an …

Global SLAM Technology Market Growth (Status and Outlook) 2021-2026 The SLAM Technology Market is quantitatively as well qualitatively assessed to study the Global as well as regional market comparatively. This market study presents critical information and factual data about the market providing an overall statistical study of this market on the basis of market drivers, …

Credit: C. Scott Brown / Android Authority The long-gestating Google Fitbit deal is now complete. In its announcement of the news, Google emphasized that the deal is about “devices, not data.” Fitbit’s CEO also emphasized that user data will not be used for Google’s ad revenue, and assured users many of the things they know …

Earlier this week, the U.S. Congress officially met to count the electoral votes cast in the 2020 Presidential election. I don’t have to tell you what else happened that day, but that event has had major repercussions on how tech giants are treating certain actors on their platforms. As it so happens, the Google Play …

Pixel 6 is expected to be launched towards the end of 2021. The phone is also tipped to get dual cameras at the back. HIGHLIGHTS Google is tipped to launch the Pixel 6 with a new selfie camera. The phone is said to feature an under-display selfie lens. The device is expected to get two …

2021 will be year when the appeal and scalability of the Atma Nirbhar apps’ ecosystem is tested, especially in the social media space. Synopsis The year 2020 also saw a global debate brewing over platforms and their content moderation practices, specifically around hate speech and the scaling up of misinformation in the wake of the …

The lawsuit marks the third competition case that U.S. regulators have filed against the search-and-advertising behemoth since October, reflecting the rising unease with Google’s massive profits and expansive reach — and the growing national dissatisfaction with Silicon Valley writ large. In the latest legal salvo, Democratic and Republican attorneys general from 38 states and territories …

European officials want new powers to oversee internal workings at large technology companies such as Facebook Inc., FB -0.56% backed by threats of multibillion-dollar fines, as they seek to expand their role as global tech enforcers. The European Union’s executive arm proposed two bills Tuesday—one focused on illegal content, the other on anticompetitive behavior—that would …

More than a dozen Google services, including Gmail and YouTube, were offline in swaths of the globe Monday morning, interrupting access for individuals and businesses. The Alphabet Inc. GOOG -0.24% -owned company’s services showed errors for users attempting to sign in, access their emails or files, according to social-media postings from users. On YouTube, the …

You may have never heard of the company X-Mode Social, but its code may be in some of the apps on your phone, tracking and selling your location data. Now, Google and Apple are trying to put a stop to it. According to a Wall Street Journal article, the tech companies have told developers to …