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Topic: Google

Alphabet sued over failing to disclose Google+ privacy vulnerability

10/17/2018, 09:10 am

An investor has launched a lawsuit against Google's parent company, Alphabet, arguing that the company deceived fellow investors by failing to reveal a Google+ bug that could have exposed profile information people didn't set to public.

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Google complying with EC ruling by charging Android vendors for Play Store, Google apps

10/16/2018, 02:10 pm

Google will start to charge Android smartphone and tablet producers a licensing fee to include the Google Play Store and other essential apps on devices sold in Europe, as a way to comply with the European Commission's antitrust decision.

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Google is downplaying Android to focus its future on Chrome OS

10/12/2018, 03:10 pm

Five years ago, I described how Google was distancing itself from Android and increasingly pursuing a new strategy around Chrome OS. While that was a controversial idea at the time, Google's latest announcements show that's exactly what the company had been doing.

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Compared: Apple News versus Google News and Microsoft News -- which is the best for you?

10/11/2018, 09:10 am

The three technology giants each want you to read the news through their own app but each have different advantages -- and take different approaches. AppleInsider helps you decide between the big-three for your Mac, iPhone, or iPad.

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Google's Pixel 3 is a third strike for hapless HTC and LG

10/11/2018, 09:10 am

Two years of Google selling "Pixel" branded versions of HTC and LG handsets have done nothing to arrest the slide that both Android licensees are seeing in their mobile sales. Will more exclusive machine learning and artificial intelligence features on Pixel 3 models do anything to change that?

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Google Plus joins Ping, Groove Music, and Clippy in the graveyard of failed services

10/10/2018, 10:10 am

The social network that Google built is the latest of a startling number of much-vaunted services that Google, Apple, and Microsoft launch only to later shut down early. AppleInsider talks about what we've lost and what, if anything, has replaced it.

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Google unveils Pixel 3 phone, Pixel Slate tablet & Google Home Hub

10/09/2018, 12:10 pm

Firing its latest salvos at Apple, Amazon, and Microsoft, Google on Tuesday announced several new devices, led by its Pixel 3 and 3 XL Android smartphones.

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Google+ shutting down in wake of allegations of weak user data security

10/08/2018, 02:10 pm

Google has confirmed it will be closing down the social network Google+ in August next year as part of a data protection initiative called Project Strobe, but a report alleges the initiative itself was caused through Google wanting to avoid regulatory scrutiny from exposing the private data of hundreds of thousands of users.

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What to expect at Google's October 9 'Pixel 3' event in New York City

10/08/2018, 12:10 pm

Leaks make the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL look certain, but historically, Google's October events have seen releases of a slew of new hardware. AppleInsider talks about what you can expect to see -- and what you shouldn't.

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$1.3 billion iPhone Safari cookie suit against Google shut down by UK courts

10/08/2018, 07:10 am

Early Monday, London's High Court shut down a representative action -- or class action -- suit against Google that alleged that the company had illegally collected users' internet habits for tailored advertising purposes from 5.4 million iPhone users.

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Why Samsung's smartphones are winning in shipments but losing in business

10/03/2018, 12:10 pm

This summer, Samsung Electronics reported a 22 percent drop in mobile revenues and a 34 percent collapse in year-on-year profits in its IM division, which includes smartphones, tablets, PCs, watches, and other products comparable to Apple's business. Over the same three months, Apple reported a greater than 17 percent increase in both its revenues and profits. Why is the world's largest phone maker by unit volume performing so poorly?

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Tests show iPhone XS LTE speeds best iPhone X, can't match Galaxy Note 9 or Pixel 2

10/01/2018, 07:10 pm

Though a handful of early iPhone XS adopters are complaining about less-than-desirable cellular reception, a new test reveals Apple's latest flagship smartphones boast much improved LTE performance over last year's model. However, the XS models, which rely on Intel modems, are still behind handsets that use battle-tested Qualcomm silicon.

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Google Maps for iPhone gains Apple Music controls, new commuting options

10/01/2018, 10:10 am

Google on Monday revealed a major update of Google Maps rolling out to iOS and Android this week, including a new Commute tab and support for music service control without switching apps.

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Hands on: Use your iPhone and Apple CarPlay to access Waze while driving

09/28/2018, 02:09 pm

AppleInsider goes hands-on with a first look of Waze's popular navigation app running in Apple CarPlay -- complete with incident reports and police alerts.

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Google could be paying Apple $9B or more to stay Safari's default search engine

09/28/2018, 12:09 pm

A new estimate suggests that Google will end up paying in excess of $9 billion to stay the default search tool in Apple's Safari browser this year, and possibly far more in 2019.

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Apple and other tech giants are outspending legacy companies on infrastructure

09/26/2018, 10:09 am

The big five tech companies in the U.S. spent $80 billion on "big ticket physical assets," twice the level of three years ago, and much more combined than established companies like General Motors.

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Waze hits Apple CarPlay in iOS 12, becomes second third-party navigation app available

09/24/2018, 02:09 pm

On Monday, Waze for iOS updated with support for CarPlay, becoming just the second app to take advantage of third-party navigation support introduced in iOS 12.

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Hands on: Google Maps in CarPlay fights Apple Maps for your dashboard

09/19/2018, 11:09 am

After being teased during WWDC, we finally have our hand on Google Maps in Apple's CarPlay. AppleInsider takes a spin to see how it compares to Apple's own option.

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Google Maps becomes first third-party navigation app with Apple CarPlay support

09/18/2018, 04:09 pm

Google on Tuesday updated the iOS version of Google Maps with CarPlay support, taking advantage of iOS 12's ability to employ navigation options beyond Apple Maps.

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Google expected to announce Pixel 3, Pixel 3 XL on Oct. 9

09/06/2018, 06:09 pm

Google on Thursday announced sent out invitations to a special press event scheduled for Oct. 9, where the company is widely expected to launch new "Made by Google" hardware including Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL smartphones.

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