On Thursday, the Russian state communications watchdog stated that it will be banning tech giant Google from advertising its services in the country. The charges levied against Google involve its subsidiary video sharing platform, YouTube. YouTube has allegedly been spreading “fake news” regarding Russia’s military campaign in Ukraine. The Russian government has been blocking access to non-state media and information resources. Google services and ads will likely face the ban next.Read More
Google has been active in its efforts to curb the influence of fake news. It has been almost a year since the company took significant steps to limit fake news from spreading. Google had introduced a feature that warned users when they came across unreliable search results. The tech giant has now added information literacy tips to its roster of ways to curtail fake news. However, as of now, this feature only works in the U.S.Read More
The very first expansion of Google’s smart speaker lineup the Home Max, and Mini, was launched in 2017. The Home Max has officially been discontinued by Google, as inventory is depleted post three years. Read More
Back in March, one of the very first companies to have its employees work remotely due to the COVID-19 situation was Google. September 2021 is the most recent aim, the expected return date has been postponed various times now. A “flexible workweek” is intended to be tested. Read More
On opening the Google News App, users are seeing a notice that they’re using a confidential “dogfood” build of the App.
A never-seen-before update of Google News was rolled out to Android users via the Google Play Store. It seemed like Google accidentally released a “dogfood” build, complete with confidentiality notices and a tweaked icon featuring a paw print. Read More
Google is developing the AI technology at a fast pace and is starting to use it with the Google Assistant in more than one way. As the mobile technology is moving more and more towards AI now, Google has added a new feature to Google Assistant to give you personalised audio news feeds that is largely driven by Artificial Intelligence. Read More