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The Verge

Google is bleeding cash trying to take on Amazon in the smart home
The Verge
Google parent company Alphabet reported first quarter earnings for 2018 today, beating Wall Street estimates on sales and profit thanks in large part to its mammoth search advertising machine that continues to grow year after year. But one interesting ...
Google beats expectations again with $31.15B in revenueTechCrunch
Google parent Alphabet's profits bounce to an all-time highWashington Post
Google's profit soars amid data privacy concernsCNNMoney
CNBC -BBC News -MarketWatch -Alphabet
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New York Times

How Looming Privacy Regulations May Strengthen Facebook and Google
New York Times
SAN FRANCISCO ? In Europe and the United States, the conventional wisdom is that regulation is needed to force Silicon Valley's digital giants to respect people's online privacy. But new rules may instead serve to strengthen Facebook's and Google's ...
When Are We Going to Get Mad at Google?Gizmodo
Maybe we should ask about Google's data privacyMIT Technology Review
Forget Facebook, Google hoards even more of your personal dataBGR
Wall Street Journal -Daily Mail
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Ars Technica

Google Chrome's major redesign shows a lighter, rounder UI | Ars ...
Ars Technica
Google is planning a massive redesign of its major products this year. We've already seen some major changes land in the first Android P Developer Preview, and we've seen leaks of a new Gmail design. Next up on the docket is Google Chrome.
Google Is Testing a New Chrome UIBleepingComputer
Google Chrome Canary reveals new 'refreshed' Material Design look [Gallery]9to5Google

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You can now start and resume podcasts between your phone and ...
The Verge
An update to how Google manages podcasts appears to be forthcoming, starting with the ability to start and resume podcasts between your Google Assistant devices. Now, if you begin listening to a podcast on your phone, you can pause and continue ...
Google Assistant can remember podcast progress across devices, Google talks about its podcast strategy9to5Google

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Apple, Amazon, and Google Want to Help Small Businesses ... - Inc.
Jeremy Edberg has some advice: Don't build a business on Amazon's digital turf. Edberg, a veteran infrastructure architect for Netflix, Reddit, and PayPal, has seen the movie many times: A software startup launches, catering to the millions of ...
PACIFIC for April 23: Google's Facebook turnCNNMoney
Survey: Amazon beats Google and Apple for 'most positive' impact on societyTNW
Apple lags behind Amazon & Google in 'positive impact on society' survey9to5Mac
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The Outline

Is Google... evil?
The Outline
Type something into Google and you'll be met with an ever-changing list of suggestions as the company's many algorithms try their hardest to snatch the words right out of your mouth. Most of these predictions will be fine, some even eerily correct, but ...


What do Google execs think about regulation, privacy and the future of their ad business? Time to find out.
Judging by headlines, the internet ad business is in real turmoil. What do internet advertisers ? and investors in internet advertising companies ? think about that? We may get a few answers this afternoon, when Alphabet, Google's parent company ...
DuckDuckGo: The private search engine standing up to
Aleksandr Kogan: The link between Cambridge Analytica and FacebookCBS News
Cambridge Analytica Data Scientist Aleksandr Kogan Wants You To Know He's Not A Russian SpyBuzzFeed News

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Google caught up in Russia's battle with Telegram
Roskomnadzor, Russia's telecommunication regulator, said Sunday that despite a court order Google has not complied with a request to prevent Telegram from using its IP addresses in order to continue operate. The regulator said it has therefore added a ...
Russia Telegram ban hits Google and Amazon servicesBBC News
Monday briefing: Gmail and Google Search are being blocked in
Google Services Blocked in Russia Following Telegram BanThe Moscow Times
Android Authority (blog) -BGR India -TechCrunch -Crunchbase
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Google Assistant's routines are an easy way to automate your home
Since Amazon's Echo arrived in late 2014, voice assistants have become increasingly important in making sense of the disparate smart home devices like speakers, light bulbs, thermostats, security cameras and more. But in the last few months, Alexa and ...
Can Google Home understand Singaporean English, or Singlish? We put new region-specific smart speaker to the testSouth China Morning Post

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How to Use Google's New Podcast Player
Google has never really had a great strategy for podcasts, leaving Android users to hunt for third-party apps to manage their subscriptions and play new episodes. (Apple's standalone Podcasts app isn't very good either, but at least it exists.) Now, it ...

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