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The Verge

Google's ambitions for China could trigger a crisis inside the company
The Verge
On Thursday afternoon, a critical meeting at Google was derailed by a handful of tweets. Employees who had been pressing top executives for answers about the company's plans to build a censored search engine and news app for the Chinese market ...
Three simple charts show just how dedicated Google is to dominating Amazon and Microsoft in artificial intelligenceBusiness Insider
Google's Brin Cops to Plan to Reclaim Lost Decade in ChinaBloomberg
Google Employees Protest Secret Work on Censored Search Engine for ChinaNew York Times
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The Verge

Google rolls back Android Messages to old design and removes dark mode
The Verge
On Thursday, it looked as though Google was starting to roll out a redesigned version of its vital Android Messages app. The update featured some visual changes like getting rid of the blue bar at the top and switching over to the company's Google Sans ...
PSA: Google is rolling back latest Android Messages update w/ Dark Mode9to5Google

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CNBC

How Google has stepped up its efforts to makes its own tech more accessible to the disabled
CNBC
Over the past several years, the tech industry generally ? and Google specifically ? have been more deliberate about baking accessibility into products, and beefing up overall resources for the roughly one billion people worldwide with some form of ...

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Washington Post

Google refused an order to release huge amounts of data. Will other companies bow under pressure?
Washington Post
It was a case that gave a new meaning to the phrase ?Google search.? Earlier this year, a federal judge signed a search warrant for a windfall of private information to help find the robber responsible for a string of crimes in southern Maine ...

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Business Insider

Google needs to apologize for violating the trust of its users once again
Business Insider
Google this week acknowledged that it quietly tracks its users' locations, even if those people turn off their Location History ? a clarification that came in the wake of an Associated Press investigation. It's a major violation of users' trust. And ...
Google Admits It Tracks You Even When Your Location History Is Turned OffThrillist

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Forbes

Google Pixelbook Price Cut Drops It Below MacBook Air
Forbes
Deals on the Google Pixelbook are busting out everywhere. For budget-conscious buyers looking for a viable alternative to the 12-inch MacBook and MacBook Air, the Pixelbook is Android-capable and Windows-Office-friendly. Steep price drops make ...


The Verge

Google updated its site to admit it still tracks you even if you turn off Location History
The Verge
Google has updated the help page for its Location History feature to acknowledge the fact that the company still tracks users through use of its services like Google Maps, weather updates, and browser searches, according to a report from the Associated ...
ProBeat: Of course Google is tracking youVentureBeat
How to track where Google's tracking youChicago Daily Herald
How Google's location-tracking issue affects youEngadget
ZDNet -Chicago Sun-Times -The Register -Google Support
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Vox

The employee backlash over Google's censored search engine for China, explained
Vox
Google is experiencing a ?moral and ethical? crisis. That's the view of hundreds of employees at the tech company, who are protesting the development of a censored search engine for internet users in China. About 1,400 Google employees ? out of the ...
'F--- You!': Press leaks during Google's all-hands meeting enrage insiders and break a cardinal rule at the companyBusiness Insider
Facing backlash, Google says plan for a censored search engine in China in 'early stages'Washington Post
Google Employees Protest Secret Work on Censored Search Engine for ChinaNew York Times
CNNMoney -USA TODAY -The Verge -The Intercept
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New York Times

Alexa vs. Siri vs. Google: Which Can Carry on a Conversation Best?
New York Times
As the devices that run these assistants become more commonplace ? 39 million Americans now own one, according to a recent study ? Amazon and competitors like Apple and Google foresee a day when you can chat with their assistants like you would ...
Google is reportedly launching its own smart display later this yearThe Verge
Google said to be releasing its own smart display this yearTechCrunch
Siri vs. Alexa vs. Google AssistantCNET
Engadget -Nikkei Asian Review -TNW -Canalys
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CNET

iPhone X vs. Google Pixel 2 XL: Which flagship phone is the best?
CNET
Two of the best phones you can buy, Apple's iPhone X and Google's Pixel 2 XL have lightning fast speeds, exceptional cameras and high-end hardware. As the marquee devices of Silicon Valley's largest tech companies, it's only natural to compare them ...
Pixel 3 vs Note 9 - Will Google be able to match Samsung?Express.co.uk
Week In Wearables: Apple Watch Health Upgrade, Future Of Fitness Trackers, Google Pixel WatchForbes
Fresh leak shows Google's new Pixel 3 XL in the wild for the first timeBGR
Tom's Guide -SlashGear -9to5Google -Twitter
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