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Google is secretly tracking your credit card purchases
May24

Google is secretly tracking your credit card purchases

Google is always seeking new ways to improve its services—and there is nothing wrong with that, especially if things are done without breaking any rules. According to Bloomberg and Vanityfair, the tech giant is tracking credit cards of online purchases. Its target, according to Vanityfair, is to track how much is being spent in brick-and-mortar stores after a consumer clicks on digital ads. By so doing, Google is helping advertisers...

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Google updates its Search and Maps services with local translation
Apr25

Google updates its Search and Maps services with local translation

Heading somewhere next this summer, but a little worried about how to find a good restaurant reviewed in your preferred language? Google Search and Maps services have just been updated to help you find best places to go and things to do on your next trip. The new update will help you translate reviews from local language to your preferred one. It’s no doubt a small update, but big enough to help you find the best restaurant and where...

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Google reaches agreement with FAS to open Android to other search engines in Russia
Apr17

Google reaches agreement with FAS to open Android to other search engines in Russia

Google and Russia’s Federal Antimonopoly Service (FAS) have both reached settlement that will finally bring an end to long-term dispute over Android monopoly. The settlement came with a fine as Google was made to pay $7.8 million to the Russian antimonopoly body. The search engine giant will also open up its Android operating system to other search engines in Russia. Google will also not continue to prevent other companies’ apps from...

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Google boosts image search with “style ideas” app for Android and mobile web
Apr17

Google boosts image search with “style ideas” app for Android and mobile web

A new feature has been added to Google image search to help you with style ideas. The feature was added to both Android and mobile web versions of search last Thursday by the search engine giant, and is already being used by people. Google wants to help ease the pressure and stress that comes with picking the right fashion idea when it comes to image search. If inspiration is what you are looking for, “style ideas” is designed to help...

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Google adds “Fact Check” tool to Search and News
Apr08

Google adds “Fact Check” tool to Search and News

The war against fake news is getting stiffer by the day. Not only is Facebook battling the menace in all front, Google too is not giving it a breathing space. On Friday, Google added fact checking tag to Search and News. This is a game changer because new considered to be fake will now be tagged as such to warn users of the implication of clicking it. “After assessing feedback from both users and publishers, we’re making the Fact...

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Banks in UK join McDonald’s, Audi, others to pull out ads from Google over hate preachers
Mar19

Banks in UK join McDonald’s, Audi, others to pull out ads from Google over hate preachers

Not looking too good for Google in the UK right now—the search engine giant has its work cut out. Following the company’s refusal to accept responsivity for content. According to The Independent, banks have joined other multinational companies in the UK to pull ads from Google over hate preachers. The companies are said to be embittered over their ads appearing side-by-sides videos being posted by extremists like the Islamic State,...

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