Google Is Booting 'Sugar Daddy' Apps From the Play Store

Android Police was first to note that Google quietly updated its inappropriate content policies in its Play Store to specifically forbid any apps meant to encourage “compensated sexual relationships.” That means apps that facilitate any kind of sex work—including sugar dating—are going to come under fire.

14 hours ago by Masoumeh Shafiei
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Google and Facebook Will Require Employees to Be Vaccinated Before Office Reopening

While Google and Facebook announced today they will require all staffers to be vaccinated before returning to the office, Apple CEO Tim Cook said the company is considering whether mandatory vaccinations are “the right answer or not.”

1 day, 1 hour ago by Masoumeh Shafiei
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New Update Lets You Block Spammers and Gross People on Google Drive

As with all things, the internet has its high points, such as adorable cats, and its low points, or spammers, trolls, and people who share abusive content.

6 days, 2 hours ago by Masoumeh Shafiei
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Apple Music's Spatial Audio and Lossless Streaming Features Land on Android

Apple launched its Spatial Audio feature and lossless streaming support for Apple Music just over a month ago, and as of today, Android users can also get in on the action.

6 days, 18 hours ago by Masoumeh Shafiei
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Beta-Testing Car Software Sounds Like a Bad Idea

But I’ve been living with the Android 12 Beta for a few months on a secondary device, and though it’s relatively stable, it’s very obviously a work in progress.

1 week ago by Masoumeh Shafiei
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YouTube Deletes Videos From President Hiccups

The far-right leader—who news sources reported recently had to have a liter of backed-up fluid removed from his stomach after an intestinal blockage caused him to hiccup for over 10 days—has spent most of the coronavirus pandemic living in its own fabricated alternate reality.

1 week ago by Masoumeh Shafiei
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You Can Blame a Typo for Locking You Out of Your Chromebook

Typos can be pretty embarrassing, but in the case of a recent Chromebook bug, they can also lock you out of your laptop.

1 week ago by Masoumeh Shafiei
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Google Maps Now Helps You Avoid People On The Train

You might be finding yourself using public transit for the first time in ages and trying to figure out how to get around.

1 week, 2 days ago by Masoumeh Shafiei
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Wear OS Apps Just Got Easier to Download

Environmentalists said that the drought was due to local irrigation methods and climate change, citing a report by the Turkish Foundation for Combating Soil Erosion that found water demand significantly outstripping supply.

1 week, 3 days ago by Masoumeh Shafiei
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Google Is Giving Android TV a New Watchlist and an Improved Recommendation System

Since the release of Chromecast with Google TV, Google has been updating Android TV with a number of the fancier features available on its streaming TV dongle, and this week Google is bringing improved ways to suggest new content and save them for later.

1 week, 3 days ago by Masoumeh Shafiei
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Google Maps Provided Users With a ‘Potentially Fatal’ Hiking Trail on This Mountain

A few years ago, instead of leading my best friend and I through a lovely and picturesque Spanish mountain trail, Google Maps took us to an isolated field with some cows.

1 week, 5 days ago by Masoumeh Shafiei
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Now You Can Delete the Last 15 Minutes of Your Google Search History on iOS

In its never-ending quest to convince users that it has privacy top of mind, Google is rolling out a quick auto-delete control to scrub the last 15 minutes of your mobile search history.

2 weeks ago by Masoumeh Shafiei
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The Third Android 12 Beta Finally Brings Us Scrolling Screenshots, Is Available Today

And while the third Android 12 beta doesn’t have as many new updates as the previous beta release, there are a bunch of handy upgrades including one feature that many Android users have been asking about for years: scrollable screenshots.

2 weeks, 1 day ago by Masoumeh Shafiei
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Google CEO Still Insists AI Revolution Bigger Than Invention of Fire

The artificial intelligence revolution is poised to be more “profound” than the invention of electricity, the internet, and even fire, according to Google CEO Sundar Pichai, who made the comments to BBC media editor Amol Rajan in a podcast interview that first went live on Sunday.

2 weeks, 1 day ago by Masoumeh Shafiei
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The New Google Drive Will Make It Easier to Sync Your Desktop Files

In a recent blog post, Google explained that the new Drive app is designed to be a unified client that lets you share and sync your files quickly and easily across all your devices and in the cloud.

2 weeks, 2 days ago by Masoumeh Shafiei
Google


Search Atlas Shows How Google Results Differ Around the Globe

That’s the idea behind Search Atlas, a new tool developed by academics that aims to show how Google would display search results if a query was entered in different locales around the world.

2 weeks, 3 days ago by Masoumeh Shafiei
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YouTube Bans Anti-Extremism Group Right Wing Watch, Immediately Unbans Right Wing Watch

According to screenshots of emails tweeted by the organization, YouTube moderators wrote they had found “severe or repeated violations of our Community Guidelines.”  

1 month ago by SAEID US
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Google Could Be Cooking Up Its Own Version of Apple’s Powerful 'Find My' Network for Android

With the release of Apple’s AirTags, we’ve all seen just how powerful and useful the company’s Find My network can be to find misplaced items around our homes or lost items out in the world. 

1 month, 1 week ago by SAEID US
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Google Hangouts Is Now Google Chat, and Good Luck Figuring Out Why

Google is officially making its Workspace suite of apps available to all users with a Google account instead of limiting it to folks who use apps through their employers. 

1 month, 2 weeks ago by SAEID US
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YouTube Bans Political Ads From Its Top Ad Spot

YouTube updated its ads policies on Monday to ban any ads featuring gambling, alcohol, prescription drugs, and political content from prominently playing at the top of its homepage. 

1 month, 2 weeks ago by SAEID US
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