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Four attorneys general sue Google for "deceptive" location tracking

A bipartisan group of attorneys general sued Google on Monday, alleging that the technology giant has used "dark patterns" and deceptive practices to track users' physical location even when those users have made efforts to block Google from doing so.....»»

Category: topSource:  cnnJan 24th, 2022

Why Apple needs to copy Google’s new ‘USB-C cable alert’ feature

Google is rolling out an update to Chrome OS this week that comes with a very nifty new feature. As reported by our colleagues over at 9to5Google, Chrome OS 102 includes a new “USB-C cable alert” feature, and it’s a feature that Apple should a.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated News12 hr. 33 min. ago

Five Senators ask Apple to stop app data collection that could identify women seeking abortions

Five senators are urging Apple and Google to prohibit apps from gathering data that could target those seeking abortions. According to CNET, the group of senators are worried the data could end up in the hands of authorities. more… The post Five.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated News12 hr. 33 min. ago

Google Assistant might be better at recognizing your voice in the future

Google seems to be working on an update to Google Assistant that will make it better at recognizing your voice and requests in the future. The post Google Assistant might be better at recognizing your voice in the future first appeared on Phandroid......»»

Category: asiaSource:  phandroidRelated News12 hr. 33 min. ago

Pixel 7 and 7 Pro might not be getting a display upgrade

According to a recent report, it has been suggested that for the Pixel 7 and 7 Pro, Google might not be giving both phones an upgrade in the display department. The post Pixel 7 and 7 Pro might not be getting a display upgrade first appeared on Phand.....»»

Category: asiaSource:  phandroidRelated News12 hr. 33 min. ago

Google is Rolling Out Chrome 102 with 32 Security Fixes, One Critical

This week Google began a rolling release for stable Chrome version 102 "with 32 security fixes for browser on Windows, Mac and Linux," reports ZDNet: Chrome 102 for the desktop includes 32 security fixes reported to Google by external researchers. T.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News16 hr. 34 min. ago

Exclusive: Microsoft continues to crush Google in a key battleground

The fight for office software supremacy isn’t really a fight at all......»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated NewsMay 28th, 2022

Apple workers in Atlanta drop union vote request, citing intimidation tactics

A labor group organizing Apple retail staff at an Atlanta location has withdrawn their request for an election, alleging that Apple has carried out illegal union-busting tactics.Apple Cumberland MallThe Communications Workers of America, which has be.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated NewsMay 27th, 2022

Senators ask Apple, Google to stop collecting data that could identify abortion seekers

After a leaked opinion draft indicated that the Supreme Court plans to overturn Roe V. Wade, U.S. lawmakers have asked Apple and Google to help safeguard data that could be used against those seeking abortions.On Friday, senators sent a letter to bot.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated NewsMay 27th, 2022

Google Drive gets multi-text selection, copy/paste shortcuts for files

Both features are rolling out now. Selecting multiple blocks of text in Google Drive. (credit: Google) The Google Workspace team is rolling out some solid productivity updates to Google Drive. You can now select multiple blocks of text a.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsMay 27th, 2022

Russia Opens Cases Against Google, other Foreign Tech Over Data Storage

Russia's communications regulator Roskomnadzor said on Friday it had opened administrative cases against Alphabet's Google and six other foreign technology companies for alleged violations of personal data legislation. From a report: Moscow has clash.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsMay 27th, 2022

I tried 3 plant identification apps, and one was deadly

After comparing three plant ID apps with Apple's Visual Look Up and Google's Google Lens feature, I discovered one was a danger to my plants......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsMay 27th, 2022

US senators are trying to ban apps that use China"s home-grown crypto

Republican senators propose ban on apps from App Store and Google Play......»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsMay 27th, 2022

Formula One pilot Sebastian Vettel chases thieves using the iPhone’s Find My app

Apple’s Find My lets users track the location of their devices, plus anything else tied to an AirTag. And while we’ve heard multiple stories about people who have recovered lost and stolen items thanks to this feature, this one involves none oth.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsMay 27th, 2022

Google Developing More In-Depth Sleep Monitoring

The company is working on developing an algorithm to help people keep an eye on their nocturnal habits. The post Google Developing More In-Depth Sleep Monitoring first appeared on Phandroid. Google has recently been doubling down on its eff.....»»

Category: asiaSource:  phandroidRelated NewsMay 27th, 2022

512GB Pixel 6 Pro no longer available from Verizon

It appears that Verizon has taken down its listing for the 512GB variant of the Google Pixel 6. The post 512GB Pixel 6 Pro no longer available from Verizon first appeared on Phandroid. These days as our internet gets faster, our phones have.....»»

Category: asiaSource:  phandroidRelated NewsMay 27th, 2022

How to edit and change your autofill settings in Google Chrome

Google Chrome can automatically fill up forms on your behalf, but what if you need to make changes to the autofill? Then here’s how you can edit it. The post How to edit and change your autofill settings in Google Chrome first appeared on Phandroid.....»»

Category: asiaSource:  phandroidRelated NewsMay 27th, 2022

Microsoft Continues To Iterate on an Xbox Cloud Streaming Device Codenamed "Keystone"

Windows Central: For a few years, rumors have persisted that Microsoft was exploring building some form of streaming stick to offer Xbox Cloud Gaming via a more affordable dongle, similarly to Chromecast and Google Stadia. The first hint was Project.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated NewsMay 27th, 2022

Marble Madness II: The Canceled Sequel To Classic Arcade Game Recovered For MAME Emulator

An anonymous reader writes: Atari pulled the plug on the release of Marble Madness II almost exactly 31 years ago after the follow up to their hit game failed to perform well in location tests. For decades the only way to play this now sought after r.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated NewsMay 27th, 2022

Apple boosts employee pay as workers attempt to organize

Labor force and economic factors are driving the change. Enlarge / The branding on the front of an Apple Store retail location. (credit: Smith Collection/Gado/Getty Images) Apple plans to raise the starting pay of its hourly w.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsMay 26th, 2022

Apple raises worker pay amid unionization, inflation, and more

Labor force and economic factors are driving the change. Enlarge / The branding on the front of an Apple Store retail location. (credit: Smith Collection/Gado/Getty Images) Apple plans to raise the starting pay of its hourly w.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsMay 26th, 2022