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Samsung Messed Around With Android Kernel, And Google Is Not Happy

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Samsung has made some changes to Android’s core kernel on the Galaxy A50, and Google is not happy. Google says that these changes were “unnecessary”, and that they threaten, rather than strengthen the phone’s security. Google’s Project Zero Team’s researcher, Jann Honn, outlined the issue with this change Samsung made …

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Galaxy Tab A 8.4 2020 Specs Leak At Google Play Console

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Samsung is always working on new Android tablets, in a dying market. Galaxy Tab A 8.4 2020 specs have leaked at Google Play Console. Google Play console is a place for app management and app publication. Seeing the future tablet at Google Play Console hints that Samsung is prepping the …

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Google Said to Mull Licensing Deals With News Media

Google Said to Mull Licensing Deals With News Media

Google is in discussions on deals to pay media organisations for content, a move aimed at blunting criticism that it unfairly profits from copyrighted news, according to people familiar with the talks. Negotiations between the Internet giant and news outlets were said to be in the early stages, with most …

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The best free and open-source alternatives to Google Keep on Android

The best free and open-source alternatives to Google Keep on Android

While it might be difficult to switch away from feature-packed products like Gmail and Google Maps, there are thankfully plenty of competitors to Google Keep. After all, you don’t need millions of data points and industry-leading artificial intelligence to make a note-taking app. In this post, we’ll be checking out …

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Google Maps Redraws Disputed Borders, Depending on Where You Are: Report

Google Maps Redraws Disputed Borders, Depending on Where You Are: Report

Google Maps has redrawn the world’s borders that look different depending upon where the user is viewing them from, with the popular search engine showing Kashmir’s outlines as a dotted line acknowledging “dispute” when it is seen from outside India, a leading American daily has reported. According to the Washington …

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Google Protests ‘Eye-Catching’ $2.6 Billion EU Fine, Judge Disagrees

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Google on Friday attacked what it called an eye-catching EUR 2.4 billion ($2.6 billion or roughly Rs. 18,600 crores) EU antitrust fine, prompting a judge to ask how a rich company can miss a relatively paltry amount. The sparring underlines the battle ahead for the world’s most popular internet search …

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Google Removes Over 500 Extensions From Chrome Web Store Over Ad Fraud

Google Removes Over 500 Extensions From Chrome Web Store Over Ad Fraud

Google has removed over 500 malicious extensions from the Chrome Web Store over ad fraud. The extensions were found to be a part of a large fraudulent advertising network that injected adware into browsers and pulled browsing data while trapping users with redirect cycles. In some cases, the ads redirected …

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Google Lays The Groundwork For Live Captions In Chrome

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The Google Speech team is now hard at work bringing Live Captions from mobile to Chrome, based on a recent string of commits spotted in the Chromium Gerrit code repository. The commit itself points to the creation of a Speech On-Device API (SODA) Service. Now, that doesn’t explicitly suggest a …

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Google Maps On Microsoft Surface Duo: Here’s How It Works

Google Maps On Microsoft Surface Duo: Here's How It Works

Microsoft’s dual-screen device has been seen on Canadian public transit. Now, the company is showcasing how Google Maps works on the Surface Duo. Google Maps on Surface Duo: here’s how it works In the video, shown below, a Microsoft employee shows just how Google Maps will work on the dual-display, …

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Hey, Google: Maybe it’s time to take a lesson from Samsung

Hey, Google: Maybe it's time to take a lesson from Samsung

Whew! I don’t know if you heard, but Samsung held its first super-duper-neato special event of the year on Tuesday, and the company’s got a few new phones for us all to ogle. The devices themselves seem fine enough, in their respective ways. I’ll sum ’em up quickly for you, …

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