Bill Gates says his 'greatest mistake ever' was failing to create Android at Microsoft

2019-06-24 14:36

Microsoft phased out its Windows-powered smartphones in 2017 after they failed to take off with consumers.

'What is a Google verification code?': A guide to Google's verification codes, and when you'll need to use them

2019-06-21 16:47

A Google verification code provides security for your Google accounts. Here's what Google verification codes are, and when you'll need to use them.

Google was grilled about China and other hot-button topics during its investor meeting

2019-06-20 11:00

Google CEO Sundar Pichai did not answer a single question during the 30-minute Q&A period.

Huawei is furiously working to get its new operating system off the ground, trademarking it across the world and shipping 1 million test devices

2019-06-13 22:19

Huawei wants to release its Hongmeng operating system early next year after being blacklisted by the US government.

Google reveals the design of its next smartphone months ahead of schedule, after it started to leak all over the internet

2019-06-13 10:58

In an unusual move, Google teased an image of its upcoming Pixel 4 smartphone, which we're not expecting until October.

YouTube CEO apologised to the LGBTQ community for not banning videos involving homophobic slurs last week, but says she stands by the decision

2019-06-11 10:31

"I know that the decision we made was very hurtful to the LGBTQ community and that was not our intention at all," Wojcicki said on Monday.

Google employees are speaking out using the hashtag 'NoPrideInYT' after YouTube was slow to punish a right-wing creator for using homophobic slurs

2019-06-06 14:32

A Google engineer told Business Insider that the company's inaction has drastically lowered morale for LGBTQ+ employees and their allies.

Apple just took a direct shot at Google and Facebook with a new service called 'Sign in with Apple'

2019-06-04 10:50

Introduced at Apple's WWDC keynote on Monday, "Sign in with Apple" dramatically limits how much iPhone apps can track you.

9 great Gmail hacks

2019-05-30 07:52

Samsung could emerge as the big winner from Huawei's miserable week

2019-05-25 09:41

Huawei's ban in the US could benefit Samsung, considering the Chinese company is the Galaxy smartphone maker's biggest competitor.


I use these 15 little YouTube tricks on a daily basis, and it makes the experience so much better

2019-06-23 20:41

There are a bunch of little tips and tricks for YouTube on both mobile devices and computers that you might not have come across yet.

Google is giving up on competing with Apple's iPad as it stops making its own tablets and cancels 2 unreleased devices

2019-06-21 11:30

Instead, the company said it would shift resources and focus more attention to its Pixelbook laptop line.

'What is Google Smart Lock?': A guide to Google's feature for Android phones, Chromebooks, and passwords in general

2019-06-18 10:08

Google Smart Lock refers to three different programs. Here's what Google Smart Lock does for Android devices, Chromebooks, and passwords in general.

Google CEO Sundar Pichai sent an email to LGBTQ employees saying YouTube was taking a 'hard look' at its harassment policies

2019-06-13 17:05

Pichai also echoed Susan Wojcicki's apology to the LGBTQ community and said he "especially regret[ed]" the incident taking place during Pride month.

Media group study finds Google makes billions off news sites

2019-06-10 17:07

Google took in some $4.7bn in revenue in 2018 from "crawling and scraping" news websites without paying publishers, according to a media industry-sponsored study released on Monday.

Apple is taking on Facebook and Google by doubling down on privacy, but the plan could backfire in an epic way

2019-06-04 10:51

Apple's unveiled new privacy features on Monday that could help it with consumers, but hurt it with developers and regulators.

Google is banning apps that sell dagga from the Play Store

2019-05-30 14:33

Google's updated rules are a blow to popular apps Weedmaps and Eaze, which have one million and 50,000 downloads respectively.

Huawei is planning to drop Google's operating system as soon as next month after being barred from working with US companies

2019-05-29 08:47

In the wake of Huawei's blacklisting by the US government, the world's second-largest smartphone maker is signalling plans to drop Google's Android.

Here are all the major US tech companies blocked behind China's 'Great Firewall'

2019-05-24 08:32

Although Huawei has only recently been banned in the US, China has long blocked major US tech companies like Facebook and Google from operating there.

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