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Google Shopping now rolling out to Android
Sep14

Google Shopping now rolling out to Android

Google is about completing the transformation of its Express app into Google Shopping. Google Express for Android will now be called or known as Google Shopping—and that is per the latest Play Store update spotted by 9to5google. The Express Android has now taken up a new name, and will now be called Google Shopping. What that means is that you have what I would love to refer to as the same app, but with a different name. With this...

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Google has finally resolved a long-standing tax issue with France
Sep14

Google has finally resolved a long-standing tax issue with France

Finally, some sort of breathing space has come for Google as the tech giant finally reached a settlement with the French tax authorities. Following a long probe that has spanned the last four years or thereabout, Google is now expected to pay [or has paid] $1.1 billion for not fully declaring its tax activities in the European country. “We have now settled tax and related disputes in France that have persisted for many years....

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Google Photos adds “Memories”—a feature that brings back old photos and videos
Sep13

Google Photos adds “Memories”—a feature that brings back old photos and videos

Google Photos has just added a cool new feature that brings those nostalgic feelings—old pictures and videos will now be brought back on their anniversaries. In a format that is almost like Instagram’s Stories, “Memories” will on the day of a particular’s anniversary bring back the good old feelings. “Starting today, you’ll see photos and videos from previous years at the top of your gallery in a new feature we’re calling Memories....

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Google has started rolling out dark theme on Gmail app
Sep11

Google has started rolling out dark theme on Gmail app

By now most people would have lost count on the number of apps from Google that have been updated with the popular dark theme feature. Dark theme is not only common to Google; it is a feature virtually every social media company has come to embrace. However, Google seems to be the company with the most apps, and they are not shying away from adding the feature to every one of them. Now, one of the most popular apps in the world—Gmail,...

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Google has confirmed the imminent arrival of its subscription service “Play Pass”
Sep10

Google has confirmed the imminent arrival of its subscription service “Play Pass”

Google Play Pass, a subscription service expected to rival Apple’s Arcade will soon be launched. The imminent arrival of the service was made known by Google via the official Twitter account of Google Play on Monday. Google Play Pass is a subscription service that gives you access to loads of premium games and apps for a monthly payment of $5. This seems to be Google’s own response to Apple Arcade—and coincidentally, Google chose to...

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Google fined record $170 million for alleged child privacy violation
Sep04

Google fined record $170 million for alleged child privacy violation

These are not the best of times for Google and its subsidiary as things continue along the downward spiral. The tech giant has been fined a record $170 million for allegedly violating child privacy. YouTube actually is the guilty one here; and the Federal Trade Commission announced this Wednesday that its investigation showed that the streaming service allegedly violated a children’s privacy law. According to the FTC, Google allegedly...

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