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Some technology is OK, like remote controls and Google maps, but for the most part, I think life was a lot easier and far less stressful when the world wasn’t wireless and the only people who understood computers were the geeky guys in high school who all became bazillionaires. An example of how frustrating technology …

US Internet and technology services company Google decided to end its unlimited free storage space for pictures on Google Photos this week. The company said that the unlimited free storage policy for photos and videos will end on the first of next June, as any new photos or videos that the user uploads to storage …

Google Workspace VP and general manager Javier Soltero discusses the impact of Google’s technology on the future of remote work. An ongoing lawsuit against Google by the Arizona attorney general’s office, which alleges that the tech behemoth has continued to collect location information even when users had turned tracking off, has revealed that some of …

Google just finished its live Google I/O 2021 keynote, where the company unveiled a huge number of announcements, including a new look coming to Android, a bunch of features coming to its Google Workspace productivity suite, and even a new AI that talked as if it were Pluto. Nilay Patel and Dieter Bohn followed the …

The first Android 12 Developer Preview was released back in February, followed by Preview 2, and recently, Preview 3. Google is supposed to release the Android 12 Beta 1 today to the Pixel lineup during Google I/O 2021. However, it looks like the official Android 12 Beta 1 Generic System Image (GSI) packages are already …

Some of France’s most sensitive state and corporate data can be safely stored using the cloud computing technology developed by Alphabet’s Google (GOOGL.O) and Microsoft (MSFT.O), if it is licensed to French companies, the government said on Monday. The comment, part of strategic plan laid out by French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire and two …

Like any start-up founder, Mark Cummins knows the unglamorous side of trying to run a young company. In the years after co-founding the retail tech enterprise Pointy in 2014, he was as much responsible for building the business itself as he was refilling the office fruit bowl and emptying the bins. Despite attracting an interesting …

Photo: Saul Loeb (Getty Images) Apple recently rolled out its highly anticipated App Tracking Transparency feature with iOS 14.5, which lets users decide whether apps track their activity for targeted advertising. Overwhelmingly, users seem happy to leave app tracking disabled. Just 4% of iPhone users in the U.S. have agreed to app tracking after updating …

A week after their broken-down negotiations spilled into the public, Google and Roku still haven’t been able to reach a deal to renew YouTube TV’s presence on the huge streaming platform. But Google has come up with something of a workaround in the meantime: it’s going to let people access YouTube TV directly from the …

American technology conglomerate Google recently announced that its earthquake alerts system will now work in more countries. The safety feature essentially creates a large network of earthquake detectors by utilising sensors in Android phones worldwide. Android users around the world can take advantage of the system by looking up “earthquakes near me” for “near-instant” updates. …