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Google Overhauls Lobbying and Public Affairs Operations

Google has fired several of its largest lobbying firms as part of a major overhaul of its global government affairs and policy operations amid the prospect of greater government scrutiny...

Google Overhauls Lobbying and Public Affairs Operations

Source: wsj.com

Google policy head retools team for global lobbying push Alphabet Inc's Google is trying to plug a surge of public scrutiny around the world by overhauling how its policy office operates, with increased emphasis on having policy staffers and top company executives alike building relationships with governments, people familiar with the matter said this wee...
03:26 2019-06-14

FOCUS-Google policy head retools team for global lobbying push Alphabet Inc's Google is trying to plug a surge of public scrutiny around the world by overhauling how its policy office operates, with increased emphasis on having policy staffers and top company executives alike building relationships with governments, people familiar with the matter said this wee...
03:26 2019-06-14

Google Said to Have Fired Lobbyists in Wake of Growing Public Scrutiny Google is trying to plug a surge of public scrutiny around the world by overhauling how its policy office operates, with increased emphasis on having policy staffers and top company executives alike......
08:00 2019-06-14

Aviva overhauls UK business, to cut 1,800 jobs globally British insurer Aviva will restructure its British business and cut costs across the firm with the loss of 1,800 jobs globally as it new chief executive seeks to make the business more competitive....
11:39 2019-06-06

Walmart overhauls Jet.com as online business fails to deliver results Walmart Inc on Wednesday announced a sweeping overhaul at Jet.com, an e-commerce start-up it acquired in 2016 for $3.3 billion, as the world's largest retailer competes with Amazon and tries to grow its online revenue....
23:52 2019-06-12

NYC budget pact overhauls Thrive mental health program The city’s new spending plan slashes $20 million from First Lady Chirlane McCray’s embattled “Thrive NYC” mental health initiative – with more than half of the money redirected to hiring licensed social workers to serve public schools. “I’ve been consistently concerned with the number of Thriv...
00:26 2019-06-15

The Latest: China blasts ‘interference” in own affairs BEIJING (AP) — The Latest on trade tensions between the United States and China (all times local): 7:15 p.m. A Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman has lashed out against what he said were efforts to interfere in the country’s internal affairs. The harsh comments by Geng Shuang at a routine brie...
14:52 2019-06-04

A Lobbying Ban Isn’t Enough Yesterday, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez made quite a splash on Twitter by announcing that she would be willing to work with Ted Cruz on a bill to permanently ban former members of Congress from registering as lobbyists....
09:13 2019-06-01

Rex Tillerson Met With the House Foreign Affairs Committee All Day and We Have No Idea Why Former secretary of state Rex Tillerson spent seven hours meeting with the House Foreign Affairs committee on Tuesday, and no one has any idea why, according to the Washington Post. The session happened entirely behind closed doors....
10:52 2019-05-22

Employees not the target of encryption laws: Home Affairs Australian developers really do need to relax. Cops and spooks are being told very clearly that the Assistance and Access Act isn't for dragooning you into deceiving your bosses....
03:52 2019-05-31

Veterans Affairs employee arrested for recording women in bathroom A 24-year-old employee of the Department of Veterans Affairs has been arrested, accused of recording at least four people using a women’s restroom in the department’s headquarters near the White House. The suspect, identified as Alex Greenlee of Maryland, allegedly committed the crimes in January, a...
09:00 2019-05-23

China foreign ministry says Hong Kong affairs an internal matter China's foreign ministry said on Saturday Hong Kong matters were a Chinese internal affair and no country, organization or individual has a right to interfere....
13:00 2019-06-15

Tillerson talks Russia with members of the House Foreign Affairs Committee Former Secretary of State Rex Tillerson met with a handful of House members and staffers for seven hours Tuesday to discuss President Donald Trump's foreign policy decision-making, including on issues related to Russia.Tillerson served roughly a year as America's chief diplomat before the president ...
08:26 2019-05-22

Comcast does so much lobbying that it says disclosing it all is too hard Enlarge / A Comcast sign at the Comcast offices in Philadelphia, Penn. (credit: Getty Images | Cindy Ord ) Comcast may be harming its reputation by failing to reveal all of its lobbying activities, including its involvement in trade associations and lobbying at the state level, a group of shareho...
01:26 2019-05-24

Veterans Affairs employee, 24, accused of placing cameras inside women’s restroom A 24-year-old employee of the Department of Veterans Affairs has been arrested, accused of recording at least four people using a women’s restroom in the department’s headquarters near the White House....
07:39 2019-05-23

Mulvaney aims to install ally atop legislative affairs which could give him more control of agenda Acting chief of staff Mick Mulvaney is looking to install an ally to become the head of legislative affairs as Shahira Knight departs. If a former Mulvaney associate takes over the office, it could give him more control of President Trump's agenda....
19:52 2019-05-22

Brazil indigenous affairs official fired amid push to develop reservation land The head of Brazil's indigenous affairs agency said on Tuesday he was fired due to pressure from the agriculture ministry which under President Jair Bolsonaro is seeking to open reservation lands to commercial agriculture and mining....
06:26 2019-06-12

Firefighters, cancer and lobbying: the safety row over flame retardants Massachusetts has failed to sign a bill – opposed by the American Chemistry Council – banning flame retardants into law despite the endorsement of lawmakers and pediatriciansJay Fleming is a booming Boston firefighter who has climbed the ranks since 1978. He has two engineering degrees, a no-nonsens...
09:00 2019-05-24

Ocasio-Cortez and Ted Cruz actually agree on lobbying reform Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez offered to “make a deal” with Texas senator Ted Cruz on Thursday after the diametrically opposed politicians actually agreed with each other on lobbying reform. The Democratic socialist wrote on Twitter that “at minimum there should be a long wait period...
01:00 2019-05-31

Nestle video leads to lobbying accusations against German minister Julia Klöckner appeared in a video praising Nestle for cutting sugar and fat in its products. Many criticized her for what they called a "PR stunt" and not confronting the firm over its environmental record....
10:39 2019-06-06

Jessica Biel joins campaigner lobbying against Californian vaccination law The actor was thanked by prominent anti-vaxxer Robert Kennedy Jr after they apparently lobbied together in opposition to a bill intended to reduce medical exemptionsJessica Biel appears to have declared herself a supporter of the anti-vaccination movement after spending the day lobbying lawmakers in...
15:26 2019-06-13

Tech Giants Amass a Lobbying Army for an Epic Washington Battle Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google, facing the growing possibility of antitrust action and legislation to rein in their power, are spending freely to gain influence and access....
00:39 2019-06-06

Behind Biden’s Reversal on Hyde Amendment: Lobbying, Backlash and an Ally’s Call Mr. Biden suddenly renounced his support for a measure to restrict federal abortion funding after blacks, women’s groups and a longtime friend urged him to do so....
03:00 2019-06-08

Wolff annoyed Mercedes' F1 rivals lobbying for return to 2018 tyres Toto Wolff believes Pirelli has been targeted by opportunistic lobbying to bring back its 2018 tyres in a bid end Mercedes' dominant start to the Formula 1 season...
15:13 2019-06-09

Ocasio-Cortez, Cruz strike Twitter pact to work together on lobbying legislation Sen. Ted Cruz and Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez set aside their Twitter bickering Thursday to strike an unusual bargain: an agreement to work together on a bill to ban former members of Congress from lobbying for life.The Texas Republican and the New York Democrat made the pact on Twitter after Ocas...
01:13 2019-05-31

Walmart to Fold Jet.com Staff Into Operations Walmart is absorbing what remains of Jet.com staff into the rest of its operations, winding down the startup it bought for $3.3 billion three years ago while continuing to run the Jet.com website....
02:26 2019-06-13

Canada suspending operations at embassy in Venezuela TORONTO (AP) — Canada is suspending operations at its embassy in Venezuela. Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland said in a statement Sunday that Venezuelan President Nicholas Maduro’s regime “has taken steps to limit the ability of foreign embassies to function in Venezuela” and at e...
02:13 2019-06-03

Canada suspends operations at Venezuela embassy Canada has temporarily shut its embassy in Venezuela, saying President Nicolas Maduro's government is refusing to renew visas for Canadian diplomats. Ottawa is also reviewing the status of Venezuelan envoys to Canada....
05:52 2019-06-03

Bolton Says U.S. Is Expanding Offensive Cyber Operations The U.S. intends to expand offensive cyberoperations to counter digital economic espionage and other commercial hacks, White House national security adviser John Bolton said at The Wall Street Journal’s CFO Network annual meeting....
17:52 2019-06-12

The Latest: FAA says Alaska air carrier suspends operations KETCHIKAN, Alaska (AP) — The Latest on a second fatal Alaska floatplane crash in a week (all times local): 10 a.m. Federal officials say an Alaska air carrier involved in two deadly floatplane crashes in a week has voluntarily suspended operations. The Federal Aviation Administration says the halt o...
21:01 2019-05-21

Canada to Suspend Diplomatic Operations at Embassy in Venezuela Canada said Sunday it was temporarily suspending its diplomatic operations in Venezuela, and planned to evaluate the status of Venezuelan diplomats in Ottawa....
14:39 2019-06-03

Maker Faire halts operations and lays off all staff Financial troubles have forced Maker Media, the company behind crafting publication MAKE: magazine as well as the science and art festival Maker Faire, to lay off its entire staff of 22 and pause all operations. TechCrunch was tipped off to Maker Media’s unfortunate situation which was then c...
07:00 2019-06-08

USS Lincoln, USS Kearsarge conduct joint operations in Persian Gulf The aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln and amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge conducted joint operations with their strike groups in the Persian gulf last week amid rising tensions with Iran....
18:52 2019-05-21

Heavy rains limit operations at Oklahoma refinery, oil pipeline Heavy rains and storms slamming the central United States forced the closure of a HollyFrontier Corp refinery in Oklahoma and a portion of Tallgrass Energy LP's crude oil pipeline on Thursday....
06:52 2019-05-24

Finnish NGO quits operations in North Korea amid sanctions A Finnish non-governmental organization has decided to end its humanitarian project in North Korea due to restrictions from international sanctions, after more than two decades of operation in the impoverished country....
11:52 2019-06-13

Starbucks licenses Thai operations to Charoen-backed venture Starbucks Corp said on Thursday that a company controlled by Thai billionaire Charoen Sirivadhanabhakdi and a Hong Kong-based firm had won an exclusive deal to operate and develop its retail business in Thailand....
15:26 2019-05-23

UPDATE 1-Brazil suspends operations of airline Avianca Brasil Brazil's civil aviation regulator ANAC said on Friday it had suspended all flights and operations of carrier Avianca Brasil in the country as a precautionary measure, following the company's filing for bankruptcy late last year....
23:39 2019-05-24

Brazil's Nubank to start operations in Argentina, eyes 16 mln without accounts Brazil's Nubank said it will start operations in Argentina, aiming to win millions of clients who do not have access to the traditional banking system there, the fintech firm said on Wednesday....
18:39 2019-06-12

Indian Army Man To Head UN Peacekeeping Operations In South Sudan The commandant of the Indian Army Infantry School, Lieutenant General Shailesh Tinaikar, has been appointed the commander of the UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS), the second biggest peacekeeping......
10:13 2019-05-25

Strong quake in Peru kills one person, disrupts some oil operations A magnitude 8 earthquake killed one person, destroyed dozens of homes and disrupted some oil operations as it rocked Peru early on Sunday, authorities said....
23:26 2019-05-26

Maker Faire ceases operations amid financial trouble It's a grim time for fans of homebrew gadget creation. Maker Media, the company responsible for Maker Faires and Make:, has stopped operations and laid off all its staff. CEO Dale Dougherty explained it to TechCrunch as a matter of financial troubl......
00:39 2019-06-09

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez rips Biden; has 'distaste' but is working with Cruz on lobbying ban Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez also spoke about her "distaste" for Sen. Ted Cruz, who she working with on a bill banning lobbying by former lawmakers.        ...
04:52 2019-06-07

Lobbying cost of US cap-and-trade bill estimated at 1% its climate cost Enlarge / House Republicans hold a press conference opposing part of the Waxman-Markey Bill with the help of a chart representing... something. (credit: Talk Radio News Service/flickr) Lobbying is ostensibly a way to inform politicians about issues affecting their constituents. But it has also bec...
00:26 2019-05-29

Canada suspends Venezuela embassy operations, reviewing Maduro envoys Canada will suspend operations at its embassy in Venezuela immediately because its diplomats will no longer be able to obtain visas, the Canadian foreign minister said on Sunday....
02:26 2019-06-03

Airline Involved in 2 Deadly Alaska Crashes Suspends Operations, Officials Say Taquan Air, which operates sightseeing tours and regular air service, was involved in two crashes within a week, officials said. Eight people were killed....
05:39 2019-05-22

Divers to test Danube in prep for cruise ship search operations Hungarian and South Korean authorities decided to send divers into the Danube River early Monday to see if they can start searching for the missing victims in last week's deadly boat sinking, officials said....
13:26 2019-06-03

UPDATE 3-Strong quake in Peru kills one person, disrupts some oil operations A magnitude 8 earthquake killed one person, destroyed dozens of homes and disrupted some oil operations as it rocked Peru early on Sunday, authorities said....
01:26 2019-05-27

Tony Soprano's house is for sale, in case you need a base for your legitimate business operations Attention law-abiding civilians looking for a place to live in New Jersey, regardless of whether or not you have connections to any organizations: The house in North Caldwell, New Jersey, used for the exterior shots of Tony Soprano’s house on HBO’s The Sopranos is for sale, and it might be perfect f...
09:52 2019-06-03

HollyFrontier halts operations at Tulsa, Oklahoma refinery as rain hits region HollyFrontier on Thursday said it is temporarily shutting operations at its 155,300-barrel-per-day Tulsa, Oklahoma, refinery as a precaution due to high water, the latest headache due to bad weather in the region....
06:52 2019-05-24

NASA Awards Launch Range Operations Contract for Wallops Flight Facility NASA has awarded a contract to KBRwyle Technology Solutions LLC of Columbia, Maryland, to provide launch range operations support at the agency’s Wallops Flight Facility in Wallops Island, Virginia....
22:39 2019-06-05

Alaska's Taquan Air suspends operations after two deadly floatplane crashes in one week All Taquan Air commuter and sightseeing flights have been cancelled indefinitely, the Federal Aviation Administration said Tuesday.        ...
06:00 2019-05-22

Exclusive: Space firm founded by billionaire Paul Allen closing operations - sources Stratolaunch Systems Corporation, the space company founded by late billionaire and Microsoft Corp co-founder Paul Allen, is closing operations, cutting short ambitious plans to challenge traditional aerospace companies in a new "space race," four people familiar with the matter said on Friday....
23:13 2019-05-31

Russia likely violating nuclear test ban treaty by conducting secret operations on island, officials say Russia is likely violating an international treaty banning nuclear tests by conducting secret operations on remote islands above the Arctic Circle, a U.S. intelligence assessment revealed Wednesday....
19:52 2019-05-29

UN chief of peace operations honours fallen Chadian ‘blue helmets’ serving in northern Mali After 10 Chadian peacekeepers serving with the United Nations mission in Mali (MINUSMA) were killed in a terrorist attack on 20 January, the UN chief of peace operations, Jean-Pierre Lacroix, went to N’Djamena, the capital of Chad, to pay tribute to them on Monday in a ceremony organised by the Gove...
22:13 2019-05-21

Palestine refugees’ relief chief warns Security Council money to fund Gaza operations will run out in mid-June The head of the UN relief and works agency for Palestine refugees (UNRWA) warned on Wednesday that despite weathering a “truly existential crisis” over funding last year, money to continue operations this year in the Gaza Strip will only last until mid-June. ...
04:13 2019-05-23

Google takes another stab at Google Glass, updates the AR headsets for business customers Google improved the specs on the Glass for business. The search company gave the smart glasses an updated camera and better battery life.        ...
19:52 2019-05-21

Google says issues affecting YouTube, Gmail, Google Cloud in U.S. resolved Alphabet Inc's Google said on Sunday it had resolved the network congestion in the eastern United States that affected services in Google Cloud, G Suite and YouTube....
07:13 2019-06-03

Google says issues affecting YouTube, Gmail, Google Cloud in U.S. resolved. Alphabet Inc's Google said on Sunday it had resolved the network congestion in the eastern United States that affected services in Google Cloud, G Suite and YouTube....
06:39 2019-06-03

'What is Google Scholar?': What you need to know about Google's database for students, researchers, and other curious minds Reuters Google Scholar is a searchable database of scholarly literature. It connects users with studies and journal articles, but that doesn't always mean you have free and full access to those articles. You might need a membership to read the full versions. Google Scholar can be a valuable researc...
00:01 2019-06-04

This week’s dead Google product is Google Trips, may it rest in peace Google Trips! Get a good look at it while it is still around. [credit: Ron Amadeo ] Google's wild ride of service shutdowns never stops. Next up on the chopping block is Google Trips, a tri...
13:26 2019-06-06

Google says it resolves issues affecting YouTube, Gmail, Google Cloud in U.S. Alphabet Inc's Google said on Sunday it had resolved the network congestion in the eastern United States that affected services in Google Cloud, G Suite and YouTube....
03:52 2019-06-03

Google outage affects YouTube, Google Cloud and G Suite Alphabet Inc's Google is experiencing high levels of congestion in the eastern United States, affecting multiple services in Google Cloud, G Suite and YouTube, the company said on Sunday https://status.cloud.google.com/incident/compute/19003....
02:13 2019-06-03

UPDATED: Thousands flee fighting around Libyan capital as Guterres condemns escalation, urges 'immediate halt' to all military operations The UN chief António Guterres strongly condemned  on Monday night the military escalation and ongoing fighting in and around the Libyan capital, Tripoli, including an aerial attack earlier in the day by aircraft from the self-styled Libyan National Army (LNA) force, which closed the city's only func...
14:52 2019-05-21

Get Ready for Changes to Google Drive and Google Photos Starting July 10th, when you upload photos to Google Drive or Google Photos, those images won’t automatically sync over to the other service as well....
04:00 2019-06-14

Deutsche Bank U.S. Operations Chief to Leave Bank Deutsche Bank AG’s chief operating officer for the Americas, Kate Clifford, has quit after a little more than a year in the role, according to people familiar with the matter....
23:39 2019-06-04

Google Home deal at Walmart: save $50 on the Google Home smart speaker Right now at Walmart, you can find Black Friday-like prices on its best selling Google Home devices. For a limited time, you can get the Google Home smart speaker on sale for $79. That's a $50 discount and the lowest price we've seen for voice-activated speaker. You can also find deals on ...
18:13 2019-06-06

Google Glass still exists: Meet Google Glass Enterprise Edition 2 Google Glass Enterprise Edition 2. These are the safety-goggles version. [credit: Google ] Google Glass is not only a product that still exists inside Google, but today, Google is announcin...
15:26 2019-05-21

FCA and Renault to go public on potential tie-up Fiat Chrysler and Renault are set to confirm talks on a potential tie-up on Monday, with the board of the French carmaker called to an early morning meeting to discuss the situation....
16:26 2019-05-26

Carmakers FCA and Renault to go public on tie-up talks Fiat Chrysler and Renault are set to confirm tie-up talks on Monday, with the board of the French carmaker called to an early morning meeting to discuss the situation....
22:52 2019-05-26

Best free and public DNS servers of 2019 DNS (Domain Name System) is a system which translates the domain names you enter in a browser to the IP addresses required to access those sites.Your ISP will assign you DNS servers whenever you connect to the internet, but these may not always be the best choice. Slow DNS servers can cause a lag be...
16:26 2019-06-07

Why a T-Mobile/Sprint Merger Would Be Bad for the Public Opinion: FCC chair Ajit Pai says the deal is in the public interest. Except it would raise prices, reduce competition and innovation, and harm low-income Americans....
08:52 2019-05-22

This $15 course makes public speaking a little less terrifying There are ways to turn your fear around and start using the tools of presentation to engage others, persuade doubters and even enrich yourself and your career. The tactics found in The Complete Presentation and Public Speaking Course ($14.99, over 90 percent off, from TNW Deals) can help you turn th...
19:52 2019-06-12

‘The public has a right to art’: the radical joy of Keith Haring Colourful and cartoonish, accessible and political, Keith Haring’s work has never gone out of fashion. But what drove him?• ‘He has changed things’: Keith Haring remembered by those who knew himThough he died in 1990, in many ways Keith Haring is still alive. His art is everywhere. There are Haring ...
16:39 2019-06-03

‘Ooh na na, What’s Her Name?’ Has the Public Been Mispronouncing Rihanna’s Name This Whole Time? If you were stunned to learned that Rihanna managed to low-key move to London without tipping off any fans to the transatlantic move, brace yourself for this next shock. It turns out that after all these years, people may have been mispronouncing the singer-turned-Fenty entrepreneur’s name. Ri...
19:13 2019-05-31

Top House Dem says impeachment needs more public support WASHINGTON (AP) — A top House leader says Democrats may eventually launch impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump, but not until they have more public support. Rep. Jim Clyburn of South Carolina, the Democratic whip, said Sunday on CNN, that with several House investigations under way...
21:00 2019-06-02

Public meeting set for proposed ban of tattooing over scars FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The Kentucky Department of Health has proposed banning artists from tattooing on scared skin and is holding a public meeting on the proposal next week. News outlets report the proposed regulation is part of a routine review of current state health rules for tattoo businesses an...
14:39 2019-05-24

Tesla's first V3 Supercharging stations are open to the public Tesla's V3 Supercharging stations are finally available to everyone. Well, everyone that owns a Tesla and wants to cruise on down the company's Fremont, California factory....
22:26 2019-06-07

Public Markets Expose the Myth of the Unicorn Some Silicon Valley’s unicorns have achieved lofty valuations in private markets where well-heeled optimists could readily buy, but skeptics couldn’t easily sell—much less short. The public market, as Lyft and Uber have discovered, is different....
20:13 2019-05-23

It’s the greatest: Ali’s training camp opens to the public DEER LAKE, Pa. (AP) — The rustic Pennsylvania training camp where Muhammad Ali prepared for some of his most famous fights has undergone an elaborate restoration. The camp in Deer Lake opened to the public Saturday as a shrine to his life and career. Ali bought the wooded property in 1972 and instal...
20:52 2019-06-08

Any interference in Russia probe is something public has 'right to know about': GOP lawmaker The American people "have every right to know" if political interference took place at the Justice Department regarding the Russia investigation, Greg Steube said....
08:39 2019-05-25

"Please Keep Them Coming": Nirmala Sitharaman On Feedback From Public Newly minted Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman today tweeted to show her appreciation for the huge volume of feedback she has been receiving ahead of the full Union Budget presentation on July 5.......
10:13 2019-06-06

America’s Public Defenders’ Offices Are Broken. Here’s How to Fix Them As a former prosecutor and attorney general of California, I saw our legal system at its best when we pursued justice and stood up for victims of murder, rape, and other serious crimes. It made me feel proud. But I also saw the parts of our criminal justice system that were failing—including overwor...
16:00 2019-06-05

Miley Cyrus speaks out against man who groped her in public Pop star says a woman ‘can be wearing what she wants … She can’t be grabbed without her consent’Miley Cyrus has spoken out after a man grabbed and kissed her following a festival performance in Barcelona last weekend. She posted footage of the incident to her Instagram and Twitter feeds, which shows...
15:39 2019-06-05

Baghdad’s Green Zone reopens to the public BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi security officials say Baghdad’s Green Zone area, the heavily fortified strip on the west bank of the Tigris River, is now open to the public around the clock. Maj. Gen. Jassim Yahya Abd Ali tells The Associated Press that the area that houses the U.S. Embassy and Iraqi go...
16:52 2019-06-04

Alabama Public Television won’t run ‘Arthur’ gay wedding BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Alabama Public Television has chosen not to air an episode of the PBS children’s show “Arthur” because it included a same-sex wedding. The episode “Mr. Ratburn and the Special Someone” aired nationally on May 13, showing Arthur attending the wedd...
16:52 2019-05-21

Australian police can now snoop on public Wi-Fi users Connecting to public Wi-Fi always carries certain risks but users who access the internet at McDonald's and Westfield in Australia could be targeted for surveillance by police under the country's new encryption legislation.According to a briefing by the home affairs department obtained thr...
21:52 2019-05-28

Nintendo is running low on time to show NX to the public (credit: Aurich / Getty) Usually, when a new game console is nine months away from launch, the console maker has already softened the ground for the upcoming debut with trade show announcements, hints at exclusive games, and at least some public discussion of its technical specifications. Yet Nint...
14:52 2019-05-21

WeWork lost $1.9 billion last year, but it's considering going public The We Company, parent company of WeWork, is the latest in a string of richly valued start-ups set to go public this year. But though it is valued at $47 billion, it's far from turning a profit. Instead, it's hemorrhaging cash....
16:52 2019-05-21

NYPD appeals to the public for help finding Yorkie snatcher A man nabbed an adorable Yorkshire Terrier from its Queens home, and the NYPD wants help getting the pooch home. The adorable fluff ball was snatched from the front porch by a grim-looking man on a black bicycle Wednesday afternoon. Images of the dog-napper were posted to the 108th Precinct’s ...
20:52 2019-06-08

The hot, turbulent summer of Public Enemy’s “Fight The Power” “Fight The Power” is arguably Public Enemy’s greatest moment. As the theme song for Spike Lee’s classic film Do The Right Thing, it precipitated the Long Island group’s elevation from hip-hop stars and critics’ darling to national consciousness. It also brought a harsh, unforgiving light to its memb...
20:39 2019-06-11

Dick Tomey public memorial at McKale Center at 9 a.m. TUCSON –  Memorial services for legendary University of Arizona football coach Dick Tomey will begin at 9 a.m. The public memorial will take place at McKale Center. Here’s more on Dick Tomey’s passing: TUCSON – After a five-month battle with lung cancer, Univerisity of Arizo...
08:39 2019-05-31

Baby hippo to make public debut at Dallas Zoo Almost three weeks after its birth at the Dallas Zoo, a baby hippo and its mother will make their public debut together for the first time on Saturday. (May 31)        ...
03:26 2019-06-01

Trump awards medals to public safety officers WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has awarded the Medal of Valor to 14 public safety officers, including eight who responded to a shooting at a southern California polling place. Trump honored the men at a White House ceremony on Wednesday. Two were honored posthumously. The medal is the nati...
00:39 2019-05-23

Public Enemy and the X-Men headline our favorite stories of the week Here’s a compilation of our favorite features published this week. Be sure to follow along with our TV recaps and check out all our recent reviews....
23:13 2019-06-15

Sudan's Bashir appears in public for first time since being ousted Ex-president is taken out of prison to the office of the anti-corruption prosecutorSudan’s former president Omar al-Bashir has appeared in public for the first time since he was overthrown, as he was taken out of prison to the office of the anti-corruption prosecutor.Bashir, wearing traditional whit...
20:39 2019-06-16

Uber posts $1B loss in its first quarter as a public company Uber Technologies reported a $1 billion loss in its first quarterly report as a public company on Thursday, despite a 20 percent rise in revenue, posting results in line with its forecasts but underscoring the challenges the ride-hailing service faces to become profitable one day. Revenue of $3.1 bi...
00:13 2019-05-31

UA Coach Dick Tomey public memorial announced TUCSON –  Memorial services for legendary University of Arizona football coach Dick Tomey have been set for Friday, May 31. The public memorial will take place from 9 a.m. until 11 a.m. at McKale Center. Here’s more on Dick Tomey’s passing: TUCSON – After a five-month battle...
21:00 2019-05-30

Cows Escape Slaughterhouse In Poland After Public Outcry A herd of free-roaming cows in Poland, whose intended slaughter upset animal-lovers and created a national outcry, have secured a last-minute reprieve....
08:26 2019-05-30

European elections expose polarized British public Support for Labour and the Conservatives has collapsed, with the Brexit Party and pro-Remain parties coming out on top. So where does this leave the UK? Samira Shackle reports from London....
18:00 2019-05-27

German Jews told not to wear kippahs in public German Jews have been warned by a leading government official not to wear traditional kippahs in all public settings following a rise in anti-Semitic attacks across the country....
14:52 2019-05-26

| Chiefs issue public statement after 'unacceptable' season Kaizer Chiefs have issued a official statement promising radical changes to ensure that next season the club can once again compete for trophies on all fronts....
11:26 2019-05-25

Public transport strike: Delays at Amsterdam’s airport BRUSSELS (AP) — Amsterdam’s busy Schiphol Airport is warning passengers about likely delays due to a nationwide public transport strike. Most Dutch buses, trains, trams and ferries lay idle Tuesday as unions held a one-day strike as part of a campaign against rising retirement ages. Schiphol s...
11:39 2019-05-28

China accuses U.S. officials of misleading public on trade war China on Friday accused U.S. officials of lying to the public about their trade war, as rising tensions between the world's two largest economies kept financial markets in a state of unease....
01:13 2019-05-25

Baghdad's Green Zone reopens to public after 16 years Thousands of walls have been removed from area, which is now open ‘without exceptions’Baghdad’s heavily fortified Green Zone has reopened to the public after 16 years.Maj Gen Jassim Yahya Abd Ali said the area, which houses the US embassy and Iraqi government offices, was now open “24 hours a day wi...
02:26 2019-06-05

What's special about Germany's public swimming pool culture Dipping in the pool, snacking on french fries and ice cream, sunbathing in the park: That's how people spend a day at the "Freibad." Here's a look at some of the Germans' typical habits at outdoor public pools....
10:52 2019-05-29

Polish cows escape slaughterhouse after public outcry A herd of free-roaming cows in Poland, whose intended slaughter upset animal-lovers and created a national outcry, have secured a last-minute reprieve....
19:26 2019-05-29

Sudan’s Bashir appears in public for first time since ouster Sudan’s former President Omar al-Bashir has appeared in public for the first time since his ouster, as he was led away to a prosecutor’s office in a corruption probe...
18:26 2019-06-16

Mueller finally spoke in public on Wednesday. Trump did not. For the first time in eight days, the president did not appear on camera, offering a relatively limited public reaction to Robert S. Mueller III’s nine-minute statement....
03:13 2019-05-30

Brooklyn community board spent $26K in public funds on SUV A Brooklyn community board took $26,000 in public funds and splurged on a hybrid SUV that was reportedly found parked at the board manager’s home. The borough’s Community Board 1 spent the money — which came from a city grant — on a Toyota RAV4 about five months ago, according to THE CIT...
21:39 2019-05-23

Chicago Finds a Way to Improve Public Housing: Libraries Other cities have combined books and subsidized housing, but the outgoing mayor, Rahm Emanuel, has embraced the concept with three striking new projects....
00:00 2019-05-22

CBOE Holdings, Inc. Prices Its Initial Public Offering CHICAGO, June 14, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX News Network/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. today announced the pricing of its initial public offering of 11.7 million shares of CBOE Holdings, Inc.'s unrestricted common stock at a price of $29 per share. The Company's unrestricted common stock will begin trad...
10:26 2019-05-22

Fallen firefighter remembered as selfless public servant The Wisconsin firefighter killed by gunfire after responding to a medical call has been remembered as a proud father, loving husband, loyal friend and selfless public servant....
17:39 2019-05-21

Why the New York Public Library Has 7 Floors of Stacks With No Books In Midtown Manhattan, space is prized. But stacks at the library’s main branch are empty because officials say the space cannot protect irreplaceable books from the elements and theft....
17:52 2019-05-21

Abortion Bans Create a Public Health Nightmare Making abortion mostly illegal will kick off an unintentional, vast experiment in public health—one where the outcomes are sick or dying women and children....
15:39 2019-05-21

Legal pot faces final public hearing test in Maine AUGUSTA, Maine — Maine’s tentative rules about legalized recreational marijuana are up for a key hearing that could represent one of the proposal’s final hurdles before approval. The proposal is scheduled for a public hearing before the Maine Legislature’s Committee on Veterans and...
08:00 2019-06-10

Apple tips that the iOS 13 and iPadOS public beta release will come as over-the-air update Updating your iPhone or iPad to the new iOS 13 and iPadOS editions that will spark a new features joy at the Marie Kondo level has been made harder this year. Even if you have a developer account, and that's who the first beta is aimed at, you'll have to install the latest macOS or Xcode betas befor...
14:00 2019-06-05

Police raid Australian public broadcaster over Afghan leak SYDNEY (AP) — Australia’s Federal Police have raided the offices of the national public broadcaster in connection to a 2017 story based on leaked military documents that indicated the country’s military forces were being investigated for some of their actions in Afghanistan. Police said ...
07:39 2019-06-05

Australia public broadcaster head concerned by police raid The head of Australia’s public broadcaster ABC says she has “grave concern” about a police raid on the corporation’s headquarters in connection with a 2017 story into possible war crimes in Afghanistan...
05:00 2019-06-08

FHFA Chief: Won't wait for Congress to take Fannie and Freddie public CNBC's Diana Olick talks with Mark Calabria, newly confirmed Chief of the Federal Housing Finance Agency, about Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, the outlook for housing finance and more....
16:39 2019-05-21

Drug charges against Russian journalist dropped after public outcry Interior Minister Vladimir Kolokoltsev announced that the charges against Ivan Golunov were dropped after police found "no proof of his part in a crime."...
18:52 2019-06-11

Public service planned for Bart Starr in native Alabama BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — A public memorial service is being planned in Alabama for former NFL quarterbacking great Bart Starr. A statement from the Alabama Sports Hall of Fame says an event celebrating Starr’s legacy will be held Sunday afternoon at Samford University in suburban Birmingham. Th...
18:39 2019-06-06

Hollywood's biggest talent agency owner is finally going public Ari Emanuel's talent agency owner Endeavor is finally going public. The company released it's long-awaited IPO prospectus on Thursday. The company will list on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol "EDR."...
23:13 2019-05-23

This is the first time Apple’s iPhone 11 model numbers have been spotted in public Try as Apple might, the company simply can’t keep details about upcoming iPhone models from leaking out months ahead of time. While most leaks tend to come from the supply chain, sometimes we’re able to glean information about Apple’s next-gen iPhone lineup from legal filings Apple...
22:39 2019-05-23

Soda Taxes Are a ‘No-Brainer’ for Public Health, Says the Author of a New Study on Them A new JAMA study suggests taxing sugary drinks really can make people buy fewer of them, potentially translating to better public health. Taxes on soda and other junk foods are frequently proposed as a way to coax Americans into eating more healthfully, and in turn cut rates of diet-related chronic ...
15:13 2019-05-21

Spanish ex-monarch Juan Carlos I retires from public life MADRID (AP) — Spain’s former monarch, Juan Carlos I, says he wants to completely retire from public life on June 2, five years after abdicating the throne. The king emeritus said in a letter published Monday on the Spanish royals’ website and addressed to his son, King Felipe VI, that &#...
19:00 2019-05-27

In China, Public Talk of Sex Is Rare. Could a ‘Pleasure Community’ Change That? Strangers gathered in Beijing to discuss a subject rarely addressed publicly in China: how to satisfy a woman. These workshops come at a fraught time for Chinese feminists....
21:39 2019-06-02

Cloudera Struggles Highlight Rapid Rise of Public Cloud Cloudera Inc., an early player in the open-source software framework Hadoop, saw its shares plummet this week on news that Chief Executive Tom Reilly was stepping down July 31....
18:13 2019-06-07

Pima County public pools open for Memorial Day weekend TUCSON – Pima County’s nine public swimming pools are open for Memorial Day weekend. The pools officially opened on May 25th. Four pools (Wade McLean, the Northwest YMCA, Manzanita and Ajo) will be open through Labor Day, Sept. 2. Grab your towel and sunscreen and head to one of Pima County’s nine ...
10:00 2019-05-26

Jews in Germany warned of risks of wearing kippah cap in public Government commissioner says lifting of inhibitions and rise of uncouthness are factors behind rising incidence of antisemitismGermany’s government commissioner on antisemitism has warned Jews about the potential dangers of wearing the traditional kippah cap in the face of rising anti-Jewish attacks...
06:01 2019-05-26

German official warns Jews against wearing kippahs in public Anti-Semitic attacks in Germany have surged in the past few years. Last year, an attack on two men wearing kippahs — also known as yarmulkes — on a street in Berlin caused widespread outrage in in the country....
16:39 2019-05-25

Fed monitor: Mayor de Blasio’s new housing chief misled public Same as the old boss. Mayor Bill de Blasio’s latest choice to head the New York City Housing Authority “omitted material details” while testifying about its lead-paint scandal — including how officials failed to adequately investigate whether kids are being exposed, according to documents obtained b...
02:39 2019-06-03

North Korea's Kim Jong-Un's Sister Appears In Public After 52 Days North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un's sister has appeared in public for the first time in almost two months and shortly after a South Korean report that she had been temporarily demoted following the......
09:52 2019-06-04

U.S. gig workers get support from private companies, but public policy lags As the gig economy matures and embraces more of the U.S. workforce, workers are taking freelance jobs seriously. It's time our public policy did too.Read More...
02:52 2019-06-03

Kim’s sister back in public eye at North Korea’s mass games Sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un attends public event in Pyongyang, casting further doubt on speculation she had been ordered to lay low after failed nuclear summit...
05:52 2019-06-04

Mueller’s public statement fuels calls for Trump impeachment WASHINGTON (AP) — Special counsel Robert Mueller’s first public statement on the Russia investigation is fueling fresh calls to begin impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump, a step that Democratic leaders have so far resisted. Mueller indicated Wednesday that it’s up to C...
21:13 2019-05-29

Robert Mueller to make first public statement about Russia probe Special counsel Robert Mueller will make his first public comments about his report on Russian interference in the 2016 election Wednesday morning, the Department of Justice announced. Mueller has been in negotiations with House Democrats about testifying before a committee to discuss the findings i...
16:01 2019-05-29

Canadian panel calls for universal public drug coverage A Canadian advisory council studying prescription drug coverage said on Wednesday the federal government should create a C$15.3 billion ($11.5 billion) universal, single-payer public pharmacare system, and warned that the current system requires a major overhaul....
02:52 2019-06-13

Virginia Public Colleges Agree To Freeze Tuition Next Year RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Every public college in Virginia is freezing tuition for the next school year for the first time in almost 20 years. The Richmond Times-Dispatch reports that Longwood University recently became the last school to approve a tuition freeze. Lawmakers included $57.5 million in this...
15:00 2019-05-29

Israeli PM Netanyahu's wife fined for misusing public money Sara Netanyahu was accused of overspending the state funds on catered meals at the premier's official residence, despite a full-time chef having been employed to cook. A plea bargain saw her avoiding a harsher sentence....
12:52 2019-06-16

NASA Celebrates Earth Day with Social Media, Public Events This Earth Day, April 22, NASA invites you to celebrate our beautiful home planet by participating in a global social media event and local events around the country....
03:01 2019-05-22

Facebook is tweaking how it ranks public comments so the worst ones get hidden Facebook is taking more steps to try and limit negative comments and abuse on its platform, introducing an improved ranking system for comments on public profiles that will hopefully lead to more "meaningful conversations".Public comments on busy pages (like those for a celebrity for instance) are a...
19:39 2019-06-16

Mission accomplished for Anthony Joshua at New York public workout Anthony Joshua shows exactly how it should be done inside a New York shopping mall The post Mission accomplished for Anthony Joshua at New York public workout appeared first on Boxing News....
01:00 2019-05-29

Vaping device maker sponsoring public health research NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A historically black college in Tennessee is planning to research the impact of electronic cigarettes and vaping with a grant from vaping device maker JUUL Labs. Meharry Medical College in Nashville says that it and JUUL Labs have structured the $7.5 million grant in ways mea...
12:13 2019-06-10

Boris Johnson accused of cowardice as he dodges public scrutiny Tory leadership frontrunner avoids interviews and refuses to commit to TV hustingsLatest on Tory leadership contest - live updatesBoris Johnson has been accused of “not having the guts to face the people” in the Conservative leadership race, coming under fire for dodging interviews and refusing to c...
16:39 2019-06-11

Push for public vote on Missouri abortion law hits roadblock JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Efforts to put a new Missouri law banning abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy to a public vote have hit another roadblock. Cole County Circuit Judge Daniel Green on Friday tossed a lawsuit by prominent Republican donor David Humphreys seeking to force Republican Secretar...
01:13 2019-06-15

U.S. to launch public hearings on additional China tariffs next week The U.S. Trade Representative's Office on Monday will kick off seven days of testimony from U.S. retailers, manufacturers and other businesses about President Donald Trump's plan to hit another $300 billion worth of Chinese goods with tariffs....
01:26 2019-06-15

RBI May Toughen Non-Bank Lenders Access To Public Deposits: Report Faced with liquidity crunch after IL&FS default and with rising number of defaults, the shadow bankers are seeking a bailout in the form of a separate liquidity window....
18:13 2019-05-22

City Council pledges overhaul of public cemetery on Hart Island Often abandoned by their families and disdained by society, scores of New Yorkers stricken with HIV/AIDS found their final resting place in mass graves on a barren dot in the middle of Pelham Bay — Hart Island. They’re buried in a city public cemetery — known as Potter’s Field — and mana...
00:00 2019-05-31

Ex-City Council candidate pleads guilty to stealing public funds Albert Alvarez, the ex-chief of staff for former City Council Majority Leader Joel Rivera, copped to a misdemeanor charge of offering a false instrument for filing and agreed to pay $10,450 in restitution as part of a no-jail plea deal....
00:00 2019-06-04

| Australian police raid public broadcaster amid media crackdown Australian police have raided the headquarters of public broadcaster ABC, the second high-profile raid on journalists in 24 hours in a sharp crackdown on sensitive leaks....
09:13 2019-06-06

Public pressure prompts Ohio library to cancel LGBTQ event NEWARK, Ohio (AP) — Public opposition that included Ohio’s Republican House speaker has prompted a county library outside Columbus to cancel an LGBTQ program for teens. The Newark Advocate reports the Friday event at the Licking County Library in Newark was scheduled ahead of the city’s ...
21:39 2019-06-01

Alabama Public Television Refuses to Air Episode of Arthur Featuring a Gay Wedding Alabama’s public television network has banned an episode of the PBS cartoon series Arthur that features a same-sex marriage. The episode, entitled “Mr. Ratburn and the Special Someone,” shows the wedding of Arthur’s third-grade teacher Mr. Ratburn – a cartoon rat &ndas...
14:52 2019-05-21

Dr. Drew says LA public health in 'complete breakdown': 'No city on Earth tolerates this' The public health situation in the nation's second-largest city is in "a complete breakdown," Dr. Drew Pinsky said Thursday night on "The Ingraham Angle."...
11:52 2019-05-31

Public inquiries can better serve the victims of medical negligence | Observer letters It is possible to provide both compassion and justiceAs someone closely involved in parliamentary campaigning to secure the infected blood inquiry for the Labour MP Diana Johnson, I read Kieran Walshe’s article with interest (“The infected blood inquiry reminds us we need a less painful way to deal ...
22:26 2019-05-21

NASA Invites Public to Submit Names to Fly Aboard Next Mars Rover Although it will be years before the first humans set foot on Mars, NASA is giving the public an opportunity to send their names — etched on microchips — to the Red Planet with NASA's Mars 2020 rover, which represents the initial leg of humanity’s first round trip to another planet....
00:39 2019-05-22

Public gatherings banned in Kasese District in Uganda after Ebola outbreak Uganda has banned public gatherings in Kasese District, a part of the country where an outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus has been confirmed, Emmanuel Ainebyona, a health ministry spokesman, told Reuters....
13:39 2019-06-13

Nunes demands public release of Mueller's 'backup and source documentation' Rep. Devin Nunes, the top Republican on the House Intelligence Committee, called Friday for the public release of all of special counsel Robert Mueller's "backup and source documentation," a call that goes even further than most Democrats' demands for more transparency around Mueller's report.Though...
06:39 2019-06-01

Biden says ‘times have changed’ in reversing support for ban on public money for abortions Joe Biden, the current front-runner in the Democratic presidential primary, said he supports repealing the Hyde Amendment a day after his campaign said he supported it....
03:26 2019-06-07

Canadian panel calls for universal public prescription drug coverage A Canadian advisory council studying prescription drug coverage said on Wednesday the federal government should create a C$15.3 billion ($11.5 billion) universal, single-payer public pharmacare system, and warned that the current framework requires significant reforms....
20:13 2019-06-12

Dominican Republic hotel says Delaware woman requested $2.2M before going public with attack The hotel where a Delaware woman claims she was beaten released a statement about the attack and ensuing investigation.        ...
17:26 2019-06-06

Philippines President Kisses 5 Filipino Women At Public Event In Japan Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte kissed five Filipino women on stage during a speech in Japan's Tokyo, in front of his longtime partner, and said beautiful women helped him "get cured" from being......
18:13 2019-05-31

Alabama Public Television refuses to air Arthur’s lovely gay wedding episode The long-running children’s TV show Arthur recently opened its 22nd season with a groundbreaking episode that featured the kids’ longtime teacher Mr. Ratburn’s marriage to anther man. In the episode “Mr. Ratburn And The Special Someone,” which premiered May 13, Arthur and his pals are concerned that...
18:39 2019-05-21

UPDATE 1-With rents spiraling, Merkel tells landlords: Serve the public German Chancellor Angela Merkel urged private housing investors on Friday to recognise their obligation to the public amid growing concern that spiraling rents in Germany's biggest cities are pricing out locals and choking off economic growth....
15:26 2019-06-14

Italian PM says reviewing ECB mandate to guarantee public debt is an open dossier Italy sees the issue of reviewing the mandate of the European Central Bank so that it could guarantee public debt as an open dossier that requires a lot of work, the country's Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said on Tuesday....
19:00 2019-05-28

WhatsApp threatens legal action against public claims of messaging abuses WhatsApp has threatened legal action against those who publicly claim the ability to abuse its messaging platform, after the emergence of a raft of companies advertising products to bypass usage restrictions....
18:52 2019-06-11

Russia, in rare U-turn after public anger, drops case against journalist Russian police on Tuesday abruptly dropped drugs charges against journalist Ivan Golunov, a rare U-turn by the authorities in the face of anger from his supporters who alleged he was framed for his reporting and threatened to stage a mass protest in Moscow....
18:26 2019-06-11

Brazil sues top tobacco firms to recover public health costs Brazil's solicitor general's office is suing the world's largest cigarette makers British American Tobacco Plc and Philip Morris International to recover the public health treatment costs of tobacco-related diseases over the last five years....
20:13 2019-05-22

UK PM candidate Hancock asks: Why should Boris Johnson avoid public scrutiny? Matt Hancock, one of the candidates vying to succeed British Prime Minister Theresa May, said other candidates such as favourite Boris Johnson should open themselves up to public scrutiny....
10:13 2019-06-11

It’s mid-week, time for a public service announcement about all the sorts of crap you can cram in th It’s mid-week, time for a public service announcement about all the sorts of crap you can cram in the back of a station wagon, like this Ford Taunus. Please take note....
17:00 2019-06-12

Russia Probe Head Robert Mueller To Make First Public Statement Long-silent Special Counsel Robert Mueller will deliver his first public statement on the Russia meddling investigation on Wednesday, as he faces pressure to testify in Congress on his explosive......
19:13 2019-05-29

Critic’s Notebook: Chicago Finds a Way to Improve Public Housing: Libraries Other cities have combined books and subsidized housing, but the outgoing mayor, Rahm Emanuel, has embraced the concept with three striking new projects....
14:33 2019-05-21

Railways To Hire Public Relations Experts, Woo Social Media Influencers A team of private public relations professionals will soon drive the railways' publicity campaign both at the Union ministry in the national capital as well as in each of its zones, with the national......
11:00 2019-06-16

The Latest: Hong Kong activists urge public to hold strike The Latest on protests in Hong Kong against an extradition bill (all times local): 1 p.m. Hong Kong activists are encouraging the public to support strikes by workers, teachers and students on Monday....
11:13 2019-06-16

Yankees great Bernie Williams goes to bat in Washington for art and music in public schools Bernie Williams' love of music is known to New York Yankees fans. Now he is advocating for more music education in public schools.        ...
04:52 2019-05-23

Australian police raid public broadcaster, seize emails and documents Federal police reviewed thousands of documents related to the Australian Broadcasting Corporation's reporting on misconduct by soldiers in Afghanistan....
14:52 2019-06-05

Rajasthan Congress Dissent Goes Public With "Remove Ashok Gehlot" Call Rajasthan Congress lawmaker has gone public with his call for a leadership change and the removal of Ashok Gehlot as Chief Minister, adding to the veteran's troubles after a national election rout......
17:13 2019-06-05

Boeing CEO says company is working to regain public trust following deadly 737 Max crashes Two deadly Boeing 737 Max crashes have hurt public confidence, the manufacturer's CEO, Dennis Muilenburg, said Wednesday. That crisis of confidence is a challenge not just for Boeing but for airlines keen to fly the now-grounded planes again....
21:26 2019-05-29

Amphi Public Schools kicks off free ‘Summer Meals’ program School districts offer summer meal programs for students who rely on school for food. TUCSON – Amphitheater Public School District is kicking off its Summer Meals program on Monday. The district will hold a press conference to let families with children under 18 know about their program at 11 a.m., ...
17:01 2019-06-03

Case Opened: Democrats Begin Public Airing Of Mueller Report In this June 5, 2019, photo, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of Calif., speaks at the Capitol in Washington. President Donald Trump says it’s “case closed,” but Democrats are just getting started with special counsel Robert Mueller. Holding the first in a series of hearings on Mueller&#...
17:26 2019-06-09

Donald Trump presents Public Safety Officer Medal of Honor President Donald Trump praised the "immortal acts of courage" of 14 first responders who received the Public Safety Officer Medal of Honor on Wednesday afternoon at the White House....
06:52 2019-05-23

Russia frees detained journalist after public outcry and media pressure A Russian investigative journalist who was charged with drug dealing has been freed after a widespread public outcry and media rebellion against the case....
12:26 2019-06-12

Robert Mueller gives first public statement on Trump-Russia investigation – video Special prosecutor says investigators did not have confidence that the US president did not commit a crime. Delivering his first statement on the Trump-Russia investigation, Mueller explained the investigation was bound by the longstanding Department of Justice policy that a sitting president cannot...
20:13 2019-05-29

Read the Full Transcript of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s Public Statement Special Counsel Robert Mueller spoke out publicly for the first — and possibly only — time since his 2017 appointment Wednesday morning to make a statement on his findings in the investigation into 2016 presidential election interference. “I am speaking today because our investigat...
00:52 2019-05-30

German Jews warned not to wear kippahs in public following spike in anti-Semitism German Jews have been warned by a leading government official not to wear traditional kippahs in all public settings following a rise in anti-Semitic attacks across the country....
17:39 2019-05-26

Khashoggi murder trials must be public and meet international standards, UN expert urges A United Nations human rights expert said on Thursday that Saudi Arabia’s closed-door trials of those it accuses of assassinating the dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi in Istanbul, have fallen short of international standards, calling instead for public trials of the alleged killers.   ...
14:52 2019-05-21

Hundreds of North Korean Public Execution Sites Have Been Identified, Rights Group Says (SEOUL, South Korea) — A human rights group said Tuesday it has identified hundreds of spots where witnesses claim North Korea carried out public executions and extrajudicial state killings as part of an arbitrary and aggressive use of the death penalty that is meant to intimidate its citizens...
09:52 2019-06-11

UPDATE 2-Canadian panel calls for universal public prescription drug coverage A Canadian advisory council studying prescription drug coverage said on Wednesday the federal government should create a C$15.3 billion ($11.5 billion) universal, single-payer public pharmacare system, and warned that the current framework requires significant reforms....
20:13 2019-06-12

Special counsel Robert Mueller made his first public statement on the Russia investigation Special counsel Robert Mueller said Wednesday that charging President Donald Trump with obstruction of justice was "not an option."        ...
20:39 2019-05-29

North Korea's public execution sites numbering in the hundreds identified in new report Over 300 sites in North Korea have been identified being the location of public executions carried out by the hermit kingdom, sometimes drawing hundreds of forced spectators as the part of a campaign to intimidate citizens, according to a report released Tuesday by a human rights group....
21:39 2019-06-11

CBOE HOLDINGS, INC. FILES REGISTRATION STATEMENT FOR PROPOSED INITIAL PUBLIC OFFERING CHICAGO, March 11, 2010 - CBOE Holdings, Inc. announced that it has filed a registration statement on Form S-1 with the Securities and Exchange Commission relating to its proposed initial public offering of shares of its class of unrestricted common stock. The number of shares to be offered and the...
10:26 2019-05-22

Meghan Markle Makes First Public Appearance Since Giving Birth to Baby Archie Meghan Markle has emerged! The Duchess of Sussex has made her first royal and technically public appearance since giving birth to her and Prince Harry's first child, son Archie......
22:13 2019-06-08

Kanye West tells Letterman public 'completely bullied' by media to 'think certain things' Rapper Kanye West blasted the media during his interview with David Letterman that aired on Netflix on Friday night, claiming Americans are "completely bullied" by the press to "think certain things."...
10:13 2019-06-01

Dominican Republic resort claims Tammy Lawrence-Daley demanded $2.2M before going public The Delaware mom who said she survived a savage beating at a Dominican Republic resort earlier this year had requested $2.2 million in compensation before she went public about the alleged ordeal, the tourist spot claimed in a new statement. The Majestic Elegance Resort — where Tammy Lawrence-...
14:00 2019-06-06

Volvo’s Vera autonomous trucks will transport DFDS goods on public roads Volvo has announced a commercial first for its autonomous Vera trucks -- a partnership with logistics company DFDS to transport goods on public roads.Read More...
17:52 2019-06-13

The unseen carcinogenic danger lurking in New York City's public parks | Ben Kallos City councilman Ben Kallos wants to end the city’s practice of using the weedkiller Roundup, which has been linked to cancerParks are New Yorkers’ oasis. They’re where we escape the crowds, the din of traffic, and our often tiny apartments; where we play with our children, walk our pets, and relax i...
09:13 2019-06-06

Public opinion study in Europe shows drop in anti-immigration sentiment, among other changes Contrary to appearances at times, Europeans have become more receptive to immigration in recent decades. That’s one of multiple new findings from an innovative study on European public opinon co-authored by an MIT political scientist. The study aggregates public opinion polls from 27 countries ov...
17:39 2019-05-21

’A bad, sad and dangerous day’: Australian police raid public broadcaster, seize emails and documents Federal police reviewed thousands of documents related to the Australian Broadcasting Corporation's reporting on misconduct by soldiers in Afghanistan....
17:52 2019-06-05

HUD Secretary Carson explains plan to strip illegal immigrants of public housing aid Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Ben Carson explained to Tucker Carlson the reasons behind a proposed rule change that would strip public housing assistance for illegal immigrants....
05:52 2019-05-22

UPDATE 1-Brazil sues top tobacco firms to recover public health costs Brazil's solicitor general's office is suing the world's largest cigarette makers British American Tobacco Plc and Philip Morris International to recover the public health treatment costs of tobacco-related diseases over the last five years....
20:13 2019-05-22

Hong Kong leader apologizes to public after massive protests over extradition bill Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam apologized to the public on Sunday with "utmost sincerity and humility" after the second massive protest in a week over a proposed extradition bill that would allow people to be sent to mainland China for trial....
16:39 2019-06-16

Harry Reid wants hearings on what the military knows about UFOs: 'They would be surprised how the American public would accept it' Nearly two years after it was reported that the Pentagon set up a secret program to investigate UFOs at the request of former Sen. Majority Leader Harry Reid, the former Senator is clamoring for Congress to look into what the military knows about their existence....
18:52 2019-06-14

Democratic calls for Donald Trump impeachment pick up after Mueller's first public remarks Democratic calls for an impeachment inquiry of Donald Trump increased after special counsel Robert Mueller weighed in publicly for the first time.        ...
20:39 2019-05-29

German Jews warned not to wear kippahs in public amid spike in hate crimes A top German official has warned Jewish people against wearing yarmulkes in public amid a spike in anti-Semitic attacks. “I cannot advise Jews to wear the kippah everywhere all the time in Germany,” the official said Saturday, employing another word for yarmulke. The statement from Felix Klein, the ...
22:26 2019-05-25

Ruling Italian coalition reaches deal over public tenders, in sign of improved relations Italy's ruling parties, the League and 5-Star Movement, reached a deal on Tuesday over an overhaul of convoluted public tender rules in a sign that the coalition government is finally overcoming weeks of infighting....
17:26 2019-06-04

Milwaukee County Declares Racism a Public Health Crisis. Will More Cities Follow Suit? In what’s being touted as an important first step in addressing decades of race-based inequality, Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele signed a resolution Monday declaring racism a public health crisis....
21:39 2019-05-21

Dominican resort claims US tourist went public with assault allegation after it refused her demand for $2.2 million A popular luxury resort in the Dominican Republic says that a U.S. tourist who recently alleged that she was assaulted there in January went public after they refused her demand for $2.2 million....
23:13 2019-06-05

Democratic calls for Donald Trump impeachment grow after Mueller's first public remarks Democratic calls for an impeachment inquiry of Donald Trump increased after special counsel Robert Mueller weighed in publicly for the first time.        ...
22:26 2019-05-29

Labour's Corbyn backs taking Brexit back to the people, in election or public vote Britain's Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn said on Monday Brexit could only be resolved by taking the issue back to the people, either at a new national election or a public vote....
13:52 2019-05-27

In landmark case, Brazil sues top tobacco firms to recover public health costs Brazil is suing the world's largest cigarette makers, British American Tobacco Plc and Philip Morris International, in a landmark case aimed at recovering the public health treatment costs of tobacco-related diseases over the last five years....
06:00 2019-05-23

Robert Mueller's public statement was 'not good news' for President Trump: Judge Napolitano Special Counsel Robert Mueller made his first public statements since the release of his investigative report in March, and Fox News senior judicial analyst Judge Andrew Napolitano has argued that Mueller's press conference is "not good news" for President Trump. ...
21:00 2019-05-29

Audit rules Victoria's public health system as 'highly vulnerable' to cyber attacks The Victorian Auditor-General's Office finds health system could suffer the same fate as the UK's National Health Service and Singapore's SingHealth....
10:13 2019-05-29

Meghan Markle makes first public appearance since birth of baby Archie at Trooping the Colour Meghan Markle took a break from maternity leave to make an appearance at the annual Trooping the Colour parade in honor of Queen Elizabeth II’s birthday....
17:13 2019-06-08

Popular Twitch Streamer Tfue's Contract With FaZe Leaks As Public Dispute Rages On Earlier this week, Turner “Tfue” Tenney, a 21-year-old Fortnite pro who is one of the most popular streamers on Twitch, sued FaZe, the esports organization to which he is currently signed. The suit says that the contract between Tenney and FaZe is “oppressive” and “illegal,” arguing that FaZe is in ...
10:39 2019-05-24

Alabama Methodist church to screen 'Arthur' episode with same-sex marriage that state public TV refused to air A Methodist church in Alabama plans to screen the controversial episode of "Arthur" that featured a same-sex marriage that Alabama Public Television refused to air last month....
14:39 2019-06-03

Public school district in New York starts using facial recognition to stop mass shootings Lockport City School District began testing the Aegis system on Monday. It's an early warning system to inform staff of threats like guns on campus.        ...
19:52 2019-05-30

South Africa tells public to be 'on alert' after 14 lions escape from Kruger National Park South African officials are warning the public to “be alert at all times” after a group of more than a dozen lions escaped from one of the country’s biggest game reserves....
15:39 2019-06-07

Authorities found a headless body in the woods. The public wasn't told until 7 more died When the sheriff's office found the decapitated body of James Fox Dunn Jr., they say they didn't consider Michael Cummins a suspect in his death.        ...
17:26 2019-05-24

Read Robert Mueller's full public remarks on the special counsel's Trump-Russia investigation The special counsel gave his first-ever public remarks Wednesday on his two-year investigation into Russian interference into the 2016 presidential election....
21:00 2019-05-29

Virginia Beach gunman who killed 12 worked in public utilities office and had pass to enter the area The heavily armed gunman who shot and killed 12 people at a municipal building here was a 15-year employee of the public works department.        ...
18:26 2019-06-01

German official warns Jews against wearing skullcaps in public amid spike in anti-Semitism The top official against anti-Semitism in Germany warned the country's Jewish community on Saturday to avoid wearing the traditional skullcap in public places in parts of the country amid a rise in hate crimes....
00:13 2019-05-27

Watch: Special counsel Robert Mueller makes his first public comments on the Trump-Russia probe Special counsel Robert Mueller will make a statement on Wednesday regarding his investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election, according to a Department of Justice press release....
16:52 2019-05-29

Reflections on Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Public Statement. First Thought: Damn, He Looks Like the Night King Maybe it’s because none of us has never really seen special counsel Robert Mueller—or maybe it’s because I just never gave a shit. But during his first public speaking appearance since he dropped his long-awaited debut album, Strictly for My Russian Niggaz, the exposé into how Russia straight finess...
21:52 2019-05-29

California state bar moves to suspend Avenatti's law license, saying he poses 'substantial threat of harm to clients or the public' The California State Bar, which oversees discipline for all California-licensed attorneys, issued a "consumer alert" Monday evening concerning Michael Avenatti, saying it was moving to suspend him from the practice of law because his alleged conduct "poses a substantial threat of harm to clients or ...
07:00 2019-06-04

Reproductive rights groups are slamming Joe Biden's support of Hyde Amendment banning public insurance coverage for nearly all abortions AP Photo/Elise Amendola Reproductive rights advocates are slamming former Vice President Joe Biden over his support for a rule prohibiting federally-funded programs from covering abortion procedures. Biden's campaign confirmed to NBC News on Wednesday that Biden supports keeping the 1973 Hyde Amen...
21:52 2019-06-05

Virginia Beach killer said in resignation note it 'has been a pleasure' to be a public servant The public utilities engineer who killed 12 co-workers in a shooting rampage in Virginia Beach resigned in a short, professional email shortly before the carnage began        ...
00:13 2019-06-04

UK Labour must back 'public vote' on Brexit after EU vote: McDonnell Britain's main opposition Labour Party must back a public vote on Brexit, Labour's finance chief John McDonnell said on Monday, after voters deserted the party in droves in European elections amid anger over the country's delayed departure from the EU....
13:52 2019-05-27

Attempt to prosecute Boris Johnson for misconduct in a public office 'politically motivated,' his lawyers say Boris Johnson today launched a High Court bid to block a private prosecution for the £350 million "Brexit bonus" claims made during the EU referendum campaign....
14:13 2019-06-07

Denying mass killers 'sick, twisted fame': Public officials refuse to name them to avoid copycats Public officials are joining the movement toward downplaying the name of assailants after mass killings to avoid copycat events.        ...
13:52 2019-06-04

What is a Google Chromebook? You’re probably on here because you’re asking yourself, “What is a Google Chromebook?” You’ve probably seen the term Chromebook thrown around on the internet, and you might be wondering what exactly they are, and how they differ from traditional laptops.In this gui...
09:00 2019-06-15

|Google,FacebookandApplefallamidantitrustscrutiny Google parent Alphabet, Facebook and Apple tumbled as the companies appear set to undergo US antitrust probes after the Justice Department and the Federal Trade Commission agreed to split up oversight of technology giants....
08:52 2019-06-04

Google Pixelbook 2: what we want to see The Google Pixelbook has been out for more than a year now, but it’s still easily the best Chromebook on the market right now. It’s the perfect instance of what the Chromebook is capable of. We gave it a raving five star review for that reason alone. The Pixelbook stands up to the test...
03:26 2019-05-22

|AguidetotheUSantitrustcaseagainstFacebook,Google In a sign that formal inquiries could be forthcoming, the Justice Department and Federal Trade Commission last week divvied up antitrust oversight for Apple, Amazon.com, Facebook and Alphabet’s Google....
18:00 2019-06-08

Google Pixel 4: what we want to see Update: You can already pre-order Pixel 4 screen protectors, and the accompanying image shows a dual-lens punch-hole camera, stereo speakers, and other design details.Since its launch in 2016, the Pixel line has become a reliable tentpole in the smartphone release calendar. Offering a suite of featu...
12:13 2019-05-30

What would you buy: LG G8 or Google Pixel 3a XL? Over the last few years, LG's phones haven't done... amazing. A few months after their release, some deals start rolling in and the prices rarely bounce back up to flagship levels. The most recent LG G8 ThinQ discount makes us think it's that time of the year — you can grab the latest LG top-tier ph...
17:52 2019-05-23

CBOE ELECTS SIX INDIVIDUALS TO BOARD OF DIRECTORS; Public Directors James Boris, Carole Stone and Eugene Sunshine and Industry Directors Benjamin Londergan, William Power and Jonathan Werts All Re-Elected Chicago, November 20, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) announced that in its annual election held today, Thursday, November 20, the membership elected six individuals to the CBOE Board of Directors to fill expired and vacant positions.The new terms begin on January 1, 2009. ......
13:26 2019-05-22

What in the Hell Was Google Wave Trying to Be Anyway? Ten years ago tomorrow, Google introduced an app that was meant to transform the communications space. During an hour-plus keynote presentation at Google I/O in 2009, the company’s then-Vice President of Engineering Vic Gundotra introduced what he called a “magical” new web app that combined email, ...
18:13 2019-05-27

Google just says no to marijuana apps While more states are passing laws legalizing marijuana, Google is trying to make it harder for smokers to connect with sellers. Earlier this week, the company announced that it will no longer allow apps in the Google Play Store that "facilitate the sale of marijuana or marijuana products regardless...
01:39 2019-06-01

Google just leaked the Pixel 4 Google isn't just hinting at the Google Pixel 4 ahead of its expected October launch, it's actually showing what the phone will look like in a surprising new reveal.We're seeing it four months earlier than the anticipated release date and it gives us a glimpse of the back of the Andro...
03:26 2019-06-13

Google Pixel 3 XL vs LG V40 ThinQ With only three generations of Pixel phones under its belt, Google is one of the newer manufacturers of premium Android phones. Still, every year it seems veterans in the phone game, like LG, are left to play catch up with the latest Pixel phones in terms of camera performance and innovative feature...
16:00 2019-05-21

Google just confirmed what the Pixel 4 will look like In a very unexpected and rather shocking turn of events, Google has embraced its reputation for premature leaks and officially confirmed the design of the upcoming Pixel 4 series.The square camera module on the rear is official!Taking to Twitter recently through the official Made by Google account, ...
22:26 2019-06-12

Should I leave my job at Google or stick it out? I landed a job at Google and thought my career was made. I’m now a year in, and the glow of getting hired has diminished. Am I crazy for thinking of leaving, or should I stick it out longer and see if I can make it at what everyone perceives that it is — one......
02:52 2019-05-27

Android Q: everything you need to know about Google's update New Android version out in public beta with smarter AI, more privacy and dark mode Google took the wraps off the next version of Android 10 Q at its IO developer conference in California this week, introducing a whole range of new features, gestures, AI and privacy advances.Android Q doesn’t yet hav...
15:52 2019-05-21

Google Home Hub Review Review indexDesign | Display | Interface and Functionality | Smart Home Control | Google Home App | Sound Quality | Connectivity | ConclusionLast year, at CES 2018, we saw Google’s first smart display, a competitor for Amazon’s Echo Show, but there was just one quirk – it was made by Lenovo. ......
16:00 2019-05-21

This is our best look yet at Google’s unreleased Pixel 4 So, Google unveiled the Pixel 4 on Wednesday. Sort of. After someone posted renders of the unreleased Pixel 4 based on design files that were stolen from the factory where Google’s new Pixel phones will be manufactured, Google decided to dispel some of the uncertainty by posting an image of th...
20:13 2019-06-13

Here Are the 31 Games Coming to Google Stadia Google has provided a list of 31 games that are coming to Stadia, its cloud-based video gaming service, with more to be announced at E3 2019 and beyond....
13:52 2019-06-07

Google has a mysterious new "media device" on the way Google has an as-yet-unidentified "media device" on the way, according to a filing with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) in the US – but what exactly it is or what it'll do remains something of a mystery.What we do know is it's been given the model number H2B, and as Droi...
12:13 2019-06-01

The US Huawei ban is also a huge headache for Google The Trump administration banned Huawei from importing any US-made technology a few weeks ago, and the order is still in effect. A number of prominent US companies have already halted business with Huawei, pending the resolution of this conflict, with Facebook being the latest company to cut ties. Hu...
00:39 2019-06-08

Google Maps will navigate you away from crises Google's SOS alerts already give you vital information when you're in a crisis zone, and now that includes driving directions. As part of a broader expansion of SOS alerts to Google Maps, the company has introduced navigation features that will not o......
15:39 2019-06-06

Google to open new Berlin office The US tech giant has planned several hundred new jobs for the new office. Locals have rejected Google's previous plans for a start-up campus over concerns for their rent and livelihoods....
21:00 2019-06-02

Google Stadia will have a lot to prove to gamers Google delivered pricing, availability, speed requirements and launch games for its upcoming gaming platform before E3 2019, but the capabilities needed to make it stand out from current options went unmentioned....
00:39 2019-06-10

Google’s Pixel 3a is the best bet for a bargain smartphone At a time when phone-makers seem to be vying to out-do each other on asking the highest price — Google is taking the opposite approach. With its new $400 Pixel 3a, the search giant is betting that it will be able to gin up interest for its struggling Pixel line by offering customers premium features...
23:00 2019-05-31

Google Says It Will Fix Its Misleading Abortion Ads Problem This month, Google came under fire after a report revealed that it had given about $150,000 in free advertising tools to an anti-abortion organization. Google has a thorny history when it comes to providing these types of organizations with powerful platforms to reach and mislead women seeking abort...
18:26 2019-05-21

Google brings a whole new range of Chromebooks Down Under The phenomenon of the affordable Chromebook that offers a simpler, more immediate experience than a laptop has been making waves overseas for quite some time now. In comparison, availability of the ChromeOS-powered devices has been rather limited in Australia.However, Google has announced that, from...
06:52 2019-06-07

Another Google app gets buried in early August Google Trips get the ax effective August 5, the search giant recently confirmed. The decision isn't surprising at all since Google has recently redesigned the Trips app on the web that's meant to replace the Android app. The app is still available for download via Google Play Store, and there's no m...
08:39 2019-06-04

Google will comply with US restrictions on Huawei Huawei could quickly lose its grip on the No. 2 ranking in worldwide cellphone sales after Google announced it would comply with U.S. government restrictions meant to punish the Chinese tech powerhouse. (May 20)        ...
16:26 2019-05-21

Huawei Might Already Have Its Own App Store to Counter Google Ban Despite the Department of Commerce recently granting U.S. tech companies a 90-day extension to continue working with Huawei, due to increased security concerns and the threat of being banned from using U.S. tech, Huawei is being forced to prepare for a future without access to Google and apps hosted...
18:26 2019-05-21

Google reveals why it should really, really have your phone number Love it or leave it, two-factor authentication works. It is cumbersome, requires extra steps, but cuts down on hacking and fishing significantly. Google's approach with a recovery phone number for your account works wonders, too, and the company collaborated with New York University and the Universi...
17:26 2019-05-21

Samsung Galaxy S10 vs Google Pixel 3 Every year, there’s a battle at the top of the Android food chain. Standing at the apex, typically, has been Samsung’s Galaxy S devices, and while many of the manufacturers Samsung used to face head-on have slipped further away from potentially usurping the mighty Galaxy, Google’s Pixel devices have...
16:00 2019-05-21

Google Chromecast Review (2018) Review indexDesign | Connectivity | Interface and Functionality | Google Home App | ConclusionStreaming media is all the rage and Google’s Chromecast was one of the earlier, mainstream devices to capitalize on this. Offering a cheap, quick, and easy way to stream music and video to HDMI-enabled ......
16:00 2019-05-21

DOJ preparing antitrust investigation into Google The Justice Department is preparing an investigation into Google’s business practices, including those related to its search function, the Wall Street Journal reported Friday....
13:39 2019-06-01

Google Chrome is getting a seriously useful new feature on Android Opening a ton of tabs in Chrome, even the mobile version, is something that many of us are all too familiar with. The current card-style interface of the Chrome app is alright when you have only a few opened tabs, but going over 10 often leads to confusion and excessive scrolling to find what you're...
19:52 2019-05-27

Here’s what happens when you lose connection to Google Stadia There have been a lot of promises made about game-streaming in the last month, but not a ton of information about worst-case scenarios. Something neither Microsoft's Project xCloud or Google Stadia have really talked about yet is what happens when you lose connection. The good news, accord...
10:39 2019-06-12

Google to shut down YouTube Gaming app on May 30 Google announced last year that the YouTube Gaming app will go away at the end of March. However, for reasons that elude us, Google has decided to prolong YouTube Gaming's life for two more months.Today, the Mountain View company announced that it will shut down the YouTube Gaming app on May 30. Sin...
08:26 2019-05-28

Google and VPN services could be fined $77k by Russia As Russia looks to tighten its grip on the content its citizens can access online, a new bill could affect how Google and other search engines, VPN services and web resources operate in the country.Just as China's Great Firewall does, Russia too blocks access to prohibited content and the Russi...
03:13 2019-06-14

Leak provides one bit of bad news about the Google Pixel 4 Google's decision to tease the Pixel 4 yesterday after several renders were leaked had some Pixel fans excited. After all, the image shared by Google showed a phone that gave a rather high-end appearance. And Google's comment, "Wait 'til you see what it can do," had many wondering whether the rumors...
01:26 2019-06-14

The Morning After: Google leaked the Pixel 4 Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. We've seen a lot of phones leaked on Twitter lately, but Google dropping a pic of its own device months before we expect it to launch is a new twist on the genre. Also, we're powering through to the final day of......
17:52 2019-06-13

How to Delete Your Google Purchase History Yes, Google is tracking your purchases, but this isn’t a new thing. Google’s collection mechanisms—information it pulls in from your Gmail—have been going on for some time. If this is your first time hearing about this mess, visit this page to see everything Google knows about your purchases around ...
14:39 2019-05-21

Why isn't Google fighting harder for Android? This week, Huawei turned from the world's second-largest phone maker into a pawn in the US cold war with China. The White House issued a generic executive order that doesn't mention Huawei in particular but forbids American companies doing any business with a "foreign adversary," and on Monday Googl...
15:26 2019-05-23

|Google'ssecret'trashyvideo'AIcleansupYouTubehomepage YouTube is littered with extreme and misleading videos, and the company has been criticised for not doing enough to limit the dreck. But one place the Google unit has managed to clean up is YouTube’s homepage....
16:13 2019-06-13

NYC will accept Google Pay on some subway and bus routes If you have Google Pay, you might be able to tap your phone for subway or bus payments in NYC in the near future. The tech giant has teamed up with The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) to conduct a pilot test for Google Pay covering select......
18:26 2019-05-23

Use Google as an Instant Pomodoro Timer The Pomodoro Technique for productivity sounds cool, but you might fall into the same trap I do: you read about setting timers to get work done, and then you research the best Pomodoro timer, and then you go shopping for a physical timer, and then you try out some browser extensions, and...you’ve wa...
19:26 2019-05-23

Google Pixel 4: Here's what reportedly went on behind the scenes Google Pixel 4 concept renderYesterday’s Pixel 4 announcement was not only surprising but also rather contradictory. For months, leaks and rumors pointed towards a totally different design, but within the space of three days, everything was proven to be wrong.Ultimately, the latest developments have...
16:52 2019-06-13

Google: No, Of Course, We're Not Slowly Killing Ad Blockers A few months ago, Google announced changes were coming to improve privacy, security, and performance with regard to Chrome extensions. In particular, one change didn’t sit well with ad blocker developers, who claimed Google was looking to diminish their efficacy. At the time, at least one company th...
06:39 2019-06-14

MTA testing out Google Pay on subways, buses Paying for public transit in parts of the city is about to get a bit easier for those who use Google Pay. The MTA will roll out its test pilot program of contactless payment — dubbed OMNY, short for One Metro New York — on May 31 at several subway stations and buses on Staten......
20:01 2019-05-23

Why Nintendo, Google and others might leave China Nintendo and Google are reportedly moving some manufacturing out of China, joining the many who have considered expanding their production networks in light of trade tensions. But China is unlikely to lose its dominance as a manufacturing hub....
16:26 2019-06-14

Google just revealed the Pixel 4 on Twitter Well, this is a new one. Google has decided to beat smartphone leakers at their own game by showing off the Pixel 4's back and camera on its own @madebygoogle Twitter account. The image shows a square-ish camera module, presumably one that will hold......
10:39 2019-06-13

Google allows Huawei to keep using Android until August After U.S. officials gave a 90-day reprieve to Huawei, Google said Tuesday it will suspend a plan to quit providing its Android operating system to the Chinese smartphone maker....
19:01 2019-05-21

Here Are the Best Account Security Methods, According to Google Everywhere you turn, someone is handing out advice about account security and privacy. And while it never hurts to be reminded about all the ways you can protect your critical data, have you topped to wonder whether any of the various security measures you’re taking are actually effective?...
21:13 2019-05-22

How to set your default calendar for Google Assistant If you want to use Google Assistant to create events to a specific calendar, you'll have to make a quick change in the settings. Jack Wallen shows you how....
19:13 2019-05-22

Mystery Made by Google device surfaces at the FCC Google has a new device up its sleeves and it is a wireless Bluetooth device with the model number of G022A. That information was discovered on the FCC's website (via 9to5 Google) and the model number suggests that this is a Made by Google item. In fact, the G022A number comes after the Pixel 3a (G0...
01:13 2019-05-22

Google leaked the Pixel 4 early, here's what we know Even though it's not supposed to drop until October, Google tweeted the first official photo of the Pixel 4 on Wednesday. Here's what it looks like.       ...
16:26 2019-06-13

Google Duo's group video calls roll out to everyone Google is making Duo more useful as it's rolling out group video calls to everyone on Android and iOS. You can have up to eight people on a call at once (a far lower limits than FaceTime's 32 and Skype's 50). Group calls gradually went live in some m......
22:26 2019-05-23

Everything We Learned Today About Google Stadia [UPDATED] The upcoming streaming platform Google Stadia won’t just follow the Netflix model, as many fans had hoped. It will instead have both a subscription and games for sale individually, as Kotaku previously reported. Here’s everything we learned today during Google’s “Stadia Connect” stream....
00:26 2019-06-07

Google Stadia Lands This Year—If You're Willing to Pony Up The Founder's Edition, which includes a controller and three months of premium subscription, is the only way to use the cloud-gaming service in 2019....
01:00 2019-06-07

Pixel 3a XL review: the cheaper Google phone to buy Great camera, top software, OK battery and performance, in a plastic body that’s a bit too wideWith a price-tag of £469, the Pixel 3a XL tries to offer the best of Google, but costing £400 less than its top-end siblingThe bigger brother of Google’s other lower-cost phone, the Pixel 3a, the new Pixel...
15:52 2019-05-21

Watch Google's Stadia event here at 12PM ET Google is hosting a Stadia event today, and it's set to reveal some big news for the game streaming platform, including pricing and launch details as well as some of the games you'll be able to play. Stadia Connect is taking place just ahead of E3, a......
16:13 2019-06-06

Your Android phone can sign you into Google on iOS devices Who said that Apple- and Google-powered devices can't work in harmony? Not Google. It's taking advantage of its recently added security key functionality to use your Android phone as verification for Google sign-ins on iOS devices. If you have Goo......
10:39 2019-06-13

Google Pixel 3a and 3a XL plagued by power issues Google Pixel phones have the reputation of offering buttery-smooth performance, courtesy of stock Android. They are supposed to be the way to experience Android in its purest form, and you'd think that bugs and unexpected problems would be brought to an absolute minimum, considering that Google is t...
17:26 2019-05-21

US regulators carve up oversight of Amazon and Google If there weren't already signs that American regulators expect to crack down on tech giants, there are now. Washington Post sources said that the Department of Justice and the Federal Trade Commission have carved out their competitive oversight of A......
20:13 2019-06-02

Stadia: everything you need to know about Google's game-streaming service Imagine a world in which you don't need expensive gaming equipment to play the next big release title. A world in which all you ever have to do to start gaming is open up your browser, select a game and start playing – no lengthy download required. This could soon become a reality i...
21:26 2019-06-06

Google Maps shows your speed while you're driving Google isn't just counting on speed limits in Maps to encourage safe driving -- it's now showing your actual speed. Android Police has learned that Google Maps is rolling out an optional speedometer that kicks in while you're using driving navigatio......
23:13 2019-06-06

Google Maps using AI to highlight restaurant dishes Continuing with a theme we touched on just a day ago, Google Maps has added yet another enhancement that moves the popular navigation app deeper into territory that doesn’t really have much to do with helping direct you from Point A to Point B. In this case, Google has added a new feature to Maps......
23:00 2019-05-31

PSA: Your Android phone is now a security key for signing in to Google on iOS Google has announced that it’s now possible to log into your Google accounts from your iPhones and iPads using your Android phone as a hardware authentication key. The development comes almost more than a month after the internet giant made it easy for Google users to sign in to their accounts on th...
10:39 2019-06-13

Google quietly ruined Chrome, and we almost missed it Google’s Chrome is the most popular way to browse the web on desktop and mobile, thanks to a combination of features that make it a reliable, albeit sometimes resource-intensive, app. However, Google’s recent moves are going to ruin the Chrome experience for many users, and we nearly mis...
00:52 2019-06-01

'Baldur's Gate III' is real and it'll be on Google Stadia Amid its wave of announcements for Stadia, Google confirmed several new games will be available on the platform. Darksiders Genesis emerged a few hours before Stadia Connect got underway, and there are some other notable upcoming titles too: Baldur's......
23:13 2019-06-06

Why Google's Pixel 4 teaser is a brilliant move Yesterday we were merely speculating which design would the next Pixels likely employ, and today things are literally set in stone as Google--yes,Google--went full sicko mode and revealed its upcoming flagship device by sharing an image on Twitter. You've probably seen it already, but in case you ha...
13:26 2019-06-13

An unknown Google media device gets FCC certification Earlier this month, an unknown Made by Google device was discovered on the FCC website. With Bluetooth connectivity and a model number of G022A, we wondered whether this could be a new pair of wireless earbuds. Today, another mystery Google device was spotted at the FCC (via Droid-Life). The model n...
22:39 2019-05-31

Google's Smart Compose Is Shitty And Definitely Evil Not satisfied with foisting predictive text and Smart Replies upon an unsuspecting public, Google rolled out a new Smart Compose feature for mobile Gmail two months ago that, like your significant other interrupting you, storms right ahead and puts words in your mouth. Like so:...
00:00 2019-06-14

Google leaked the Pixel 4 early; here's what we know Even though it's not supposed to drop until October, Google tweeted the first official photo of the Pixel 4 on Wednesday. Here's what it looks like.       ...
19:00 2019-06-13

It’s the end of the road for Google’s excellent Trips mobile app Another day, another Google product being shuttered. This time, it’s Trips, the travel app that automatically created plans for your holidays in a simple, beautiful interface. Why, Google, why? Earlier this week, Android Police spotted code in the Android app that hinted at its impending doom; subse...
15:26 2019-06-05

Google's listing reveals key specs of the Vivo Z1 Pro Some of the key specifications of the upcoming Vivo Z1 Pro have been revealed by a Google ad listing. This was first reported by Smartprix along with a screenshot of the Flipkart ad listing. The Vivo Z1 Pro was already teased by Flipkart as they went live with a page on their platform, indicating an...
14:52 2019-06-14

Many Google Duplex calls are from real people instead of AI Google's Duplex reservations might be more widely available, but that doesn't mean the AI is ready to handle every call. The company has confirmed to the New York Times that about 25 percent of the Assistant-based calls start with a human in a call......
02:39 2019-05-23

Google Search has a new design — see if you can spot the difference Google today announced it’s making a visual change to Search on mobile devices. Behold: Can you spot the difference? The “visual refresh,” as Google calls it, is a small one. But it’s also an important one: It makes sure the first thing you see in a search result is where information is coming from,...
22:00 2019-05-22

Google’s Pixel 3a has a serious problem for some users, and there’s no fix in sight Google has been making phones for quite a few years now, both during the Nexus era when other smartphone vendors designed its devices, and especially in the Pixel era where it creates its own hardware. But even so, its Pixel phones still come with flaws, and the Pixel 3a is no exception. Some users ...
16:00 2019-05-21

Google's Huawei Android restrictions: what does it mean for you? [Updated] Update: we have altered this article to include information on the moves from Microsoft to remove Huawei laptops, as well as reports of the potentially crippling move from ARM to stop working with the brand.The news that Google has blocked Huawei’s future access to Android updates – fo...
20:52 2019-05-22

How to Save Your Jump VR Content Before Google Deletes It Google’s giving yet another service the axe—this time it’s the company’s VR content-editing service Jump VR. Google just announced that the service will be shuttering on June 28....
08:39 2019-05-22

Choose what happens to your Google account when you die (or simply stop using it) Have you given any thought to what will happen to your Google account when you die, or when you simply forget to use it for an extended period of time? Google's Inactive Account Manager helps you plan for the future....
19:39 2019-05-22

Google’s new AI is better at detecting lung cancer than doctors Science fiction has taught us to fear the inevitable rise of digital brains and while it’s true that handing too much power to machines of our own creation could end badly, AI is proving itself to be an incredible tool for improving lives. The New York Times reports that one such AI, built by Google...
19:13 2019-05-22

EXPLAINER-Why Google has a target on its back in Washington The U.S. Justice Department is preparing an investigation of Alphabet Inc’s Google to determine whether the technology company violated laws to ensure fair competition, two sources familiar with the matter said....
22:26 2019-06-02

Google kills off Play Movies app for Daydream VR It looks like Google isn't too convinced that VR is a the future any longer, as the company has just killed off an important app that would allow Android users to access VR content: Play Movies. But let's not guess Google's reasoning behind the decision since it can have numerous causes, including f...
01:26 2019-06-14

Pixel 3a review: the people’s Google phone? Great camera and software make a bargain, let down only by middling performance and battery Google’s latest phone, the Pixel 3a, offers the firm’s fantastic camera and software for less than £400, cutting a few corners on the way.The pitch for the Pixel 3a is simple: everything that made the £739 to...
15:52 2019-05-21

Many Google Duplex 'AI' Calls Are Actually Made by Humans Last year, when Google first showed off its new Duplex feature that used artificial intelligence to make calls for users, it terrified us because it sounded so human.Read more......
18:39 2019-05-23

Google bans apps that let users buy marijuana Alphabet's Google on Wednesday banned apps on its app store that facilitate the sale of marijuana or related products, as part of a change to its content policy....
02:26 2019-05-30

You Can Now Sign Into Your Google Account on iOS Using an Android Phone Google has been on a quest to kill the password, so in its latest efforts to further that agenda, the tech giant has now made it possible to log into your Google account on iOS devices by using an Android phone. Read more......
19:39 2019-06-13

Google is ending the integration between Drive and Photos Enlarge Google Drive is a place to store all your files, and Google Photos is a place to store all your photos. On the surface, having these two Google services integrate somewhat makes sense, and today, all your Google Photos end up in Drive and all your Drive photos end up in Google Photos. But...
22:52 2019-06-13

Google Is at the Center of a Storm Brewing Over Big Tech Support for an antitrust investigation into the company is coming from across the political spectrum. For Google, any case would be a major distraction, or worse....
15:13 2019-06-02

Explainer: Why Google has a target on its back in Washington The U.S. Justice Department is preparing an investigation of Alphabet Inc’s Google to determine whether the technology company violated laws to ensure fair competition, two sources familiar with the matter said....
16:52 2019-06-02

Google's Scrutiny by Justice Department Has Been Building The Justice Department’s plans to investigate Alphabet Inc.’s Google have been building over time, amid a growing public conversation about whether the government should do more to scrutinize the handful of giant tech firms that dominate the U.S. landscape....
17:26 2019-06-02

Google shuts down Daydream VR's Play Movies & TV app Google has pulled Daydream VR's version of the Google Play Movies & TV app. You can still view your rentals or purchases through the YouTube VR app, a Google spokesperson confirmed to Variety, while there aren't any current plans to remove other......
00:39 2019-06-14

The Google Pixel 4 may have been spotted in the wild for the first time We might have caught our first glimpse at the Google Pixel 4 out in the wild, after a phone looking very similar to the one Google teased last week was spotted being used in London.An image of the phone was shared by 9to5Google – you can see the square rear camera array on the back and... tha...
15:26 2019-06-15

Google just gave Huawei a wakeup call It's been a tumultuous week for Huawei. Five days ago, President Trump declared a national emergency to ban the sales and use of telecom equipment that pose "unacceptable" risks to national security. While the executive order didn't explicitly name c......
15:13 2019-05-21

Google Search won't show more than two top results from the same site Google is rolling out a Search update aimed at giving you more options to choose from in the results page. The tech giant says the update is designed to deliver more site diversity, and that means you now usually won't get more than two top results f......
16:52 2019-06-07

States Add to Scrutiny on Google, Facebook, Other Big Tech State attorneys general are preparing for their own investigations into big tech platforms including Google and Facebook, based on concerns that largely mirror those driving federal probes....
18:13 2019-06-07

Google: Software is never going to be able to fix Spectre-type bugs Enlarge (credit: Aurich Lawson / Getty Images) Researchers from Google investigating the scope and impact of the Spectre attack have published a paper asserting that Spectre-like vulnerabilities are likely to be a continued feature of processors and, further, that software-based techniques for pro...
15:00 2019-05-21

This is the coolest new Google Search feature we’ve seen in years Google often adds useful tools and productivity features to its various apps and services, but some of the best are more fun than they are useful. Such is the case for the latest addition to Google Search: AR animals. As the company announced at its Google I/O developer conference in May, some searc...
00:39 2019-06-08

Google Pixel 3a review: The best (non iPhone) $400 you'll ever spend After having spent a week reviewing Google's Pixel 3a, I've got to say it impressed me. A lot. And at $400, it might just be the best Android phone on the market. At any price point. ...
23:52 2019-05-24

Waze just inherited one of the best features of Google Maps Over the past few years, Google has been adding a ton of features to Google Maps that make its other navigation app, Waze, so popular. But that doesn’t mean Waze is getting overlooked, as the company just announced a brand new feature for Waze, one that could further improve your navigation ex...
07:13 2019-06-11

Google's Pixel 4 could track hand gestures Project Soli is one of Google's many hardware experiments, one in which a tiny radar is used to track hand gestures. The rumor mill is churning, suggesting that Soli may find itself a home inside the search giant's next phone....
14:26 2019-06-12

25 Google Calendar Hacks to Maximize Productivity Released to the general public in July 2009, Google Calendar is one of the favored time management and scheduling apps available. And, for a good reason. I know a lot at Google Calendar. Here are 25 Google calendar hacks to maximize productivity that every person needs to know how to use. Lauded for...
14:00 2019-06-09

These 6 Google tools are essential for the success of most websites While some services and software that aim to increase website traffic cost money, there are a good number of really useful ones that are mostly free. Undoubtedly the best of these have been created by Google with the intention of indirectly supporting its ad business. But, in the majo...
16:13 2019-06-12

I’ll be passing on Google’s new 2fa for logins on iPhones and iPads. Here’s why Enlarge (credit: Google) Google is expanding its new Android-based two-factor authentication (2fa) to people logging in to Google and Google Cloud services on iPhones and iPads. While Google deserves props for trying to make stronger authentication available to more users, I’ll be avoiding it in f...
22:13 2019-06-12

Update to Google's Messages app adds a very useful feature Google's master plan to dominate the world includes the placement of Google Assistant into as many apps and devices as possible. To that end, several Reddit posters (via XDA) are discovering that updating to version 4.4.070 of Google's Messages app adds a new feature. Spotted in a section of the app...
23:39 2019-05-21

Huawei Phones Will Lose Some Google Services After U.S. Ban (BEIJING) — Google said Monday its basic services on Huawei smartphones still will function following U.S. sales curbs, but the Chinese tech giant faces the possible loss of other features and support. The announcement highlighted the growing damage to Huawei from Washington’s order. The...
15:00 2019-05-21

You can now use your Android phone as a 2FA security key for Google accounts on iOS Now, Android phones running Android 7.0 Nougat or newer can act as 2FA security keys for Google accounts on iPhones and iPads running iOS 10.0 and up.Read More...
18:26 2019-06-12

Google Assistant can now control GE’s smart microwaves GE's lineup of connected microwaves can now be controlled by the Google Assistant. Owners can use voice commands to set their microwave and perform basic functions like starting, pausing, stopping or adding time. The microwaves also have a "scan-to-c......
23:13 2019-05-29

Google’s newest Gmail feature will let you do a lot more than just email Google gave Gmail a massive makeover last year, adding several additional features so you can do a lot more than just email inside Gmail. Now, Google is about to make Gmail even more useful, adding a major new feature to the app. On top of the built-in Calendar, Keep, and Tasks panels that are alrea...
02:52 2019-06-12

Who Needs Google's Android? Huawei Trademarks Its Own Smartphone OS Huawei is pinning its hopes on a self-designed operating system to replace Google’s Android following a U.S. blacklisting. The question is: Can it succeed where others have failed?...
13:13 2019-05-24

Quitting the five tech giants: Could you say goodbye to Google? Google touches all aspects of our lives, from the videos we watch to the information we seek. Could you live without Google? In our five day series, this is hump day, the day we look at Google....
17:39 2019-05-25

These Pixel 4 renders give us our best look yet at Google's next flagship Last year's Pixel 3 XLUPDATE: Google has just confirmed the rear design of the Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL. We have updated this article with newer concept renders.###There’s quite a lot of conflicting Pixel 4 information floating around at the moment making ......
22:26 2019-06-12

Russian regulator says could open new case against Google: RIA Russia's state communications regulator on Friday said it was not satisfied with Google's content filtering system and that it could open a new case against the company, RIA news agency reported....
15:39 2019-06-07

Google Duo group video calls have arrived Google Duo's long-awaited group video calling feature has finally arrived for users of the app around the world.Having been tested on select users since January, the feature had already been spotted in a few countries by eagled-eyed users earlier this month, according to Android Central. Check ...
12:26 2019-05-24

Google is reportedly tracking your purchases through Gmail Rack it up as one more way Google tracks your personal data. Any purchase you make that uses your Gmail account will be logged by Google, according to a discovery recently made recently by a Reddit user. The user uncovered that Google is keeping tabs on any purchase that uses your Gmail account. Goo...
17:39 2019-05-27

Google’s Duo launches video calls with up to 8 people Google Duo users worldwide can now make video calls with up to 8 people and create video messages personalized with text, emojis, and drawings.Read More...
03:13 2019-05-24

‘Grow with Google’ starts Monday in Tucson Getty Images TUCSON – Google is inviting Tucsonans to join its free digital workshop on Monday. “Grow with Google” offers resources to expand your digital skills, whether you are a business owner, looking for a new job or just wanting to learn more. Workshops and coaching sessions will be held from ...
00:52 2019-06-11

'Google can change how cars are sold forever' Opinion 27 May, 2019 Google should lend it's modern retailing expertise to car manufacturers rather than building its own car, says Mike Rutherford...
21:13 2019-05-27

You’re about to start seeing ads for the first time on Google’s mobile homepage During Google’s Marketing Live conference for advertisers on Tuesday, the search giant announced a first for the company: Ads are coming soon to Google’s iconic homepage. The ads will be confined to the version of its homepage accessible via the mobile web as well as its smartphone app l...
21:00 2019-05-21

On Migrant Journeys With WhatsApp and Google Translate Miriam Jordan, who covers immigration for The Times, says that migrants crossing the border often use WhatsApp and that Google Translate can break the ice....
16:26 2019-05-29

Google Assistant now offers navigation help in Waze You might not have to touch your screen much at all the next time you navigate with Waze. Google is starting to roll out Assistant support in Waze for Android users, making some of its features available through (relatively) distraction-free voice c......
17:39 2019-06-10

Google Maps SOS Alerts Will Soon Try to Navigate You Away From Disasters Google Maps will soon roll out a new feature that will help users navigate effectively during crises and disasters, as well as get relevant visual information....
11:26 2019-06-07

In Google's hometown, some residents are living on the streets in RVs There’s a housing crisis in one of the most affluent areas in the country. To make it even more shocking, it's at the doorstep of one of the world's most valuable companies: Google....
15:26 2019-05-24

Google Pixel 4 could look a lot like iPhone 11 based on new leak We haven’t had many looks at the possible design of the Google Pixel 4 yet, and the latest leak doesn’t match previous ones, but it does look a lot like the iPhone 11 might.Shared by @OnLeaks (a leaker with a good track record) on behalf of PriceBaba, renders apparently based on "early...
16:52 2019-06-10

Now you can order takeout food directly via Google Ordering takeout food for delivery is hardly a strenuous task, but Google has just found a way to make things even easier. Thanks to new partnerships with Doordash, Postmates and Delivery.com, it's now possible to arrange for food to be delivered from the comfort of Google Maps, Google Search o...
16:01 2019-05-24

Google pushes new update to the Pixel Buds, here is what's new The Pixel Buds are far from being perfect, but they sure aren't bad at all. As a matter of fact, most users won't notice some of the issues that Google discovered after releasing the earphones. Even so, the Mountain View company has decided to address these minor bugs that might be annoying for some...
22:26 2019-06-12

Review: Google’s Pixel 3a Is the Best Low-Cost Smartphone You Can Buy Turns out, not everyone wants a fancy smartphone. The latest and greatest might be catnip for the early adopters among us, but for someone who wants a phone that just works, spending thousands of dollars can be overkill. Even half a grand might seem like a lot for something you’ll probably acc...
23:26 2019-05-29

Google's Quest to Build the Perfect One-Tap Smartphone Camera Across all three generations, the cameras on Google’s Pixel are extraordinary in their simplicity. You don’t get much in the way of manual controls, and even as competitors like Samsung, Apple, Huawei, and others have added more and more sensors to the backs of their phones, the Pixel 3 and 3a have ...
16:39 2019-06-05

Vietnam ramps up pressure on Google's YouTube advertisers Vietnam has asked companies not to advertise on videos hosted by Google's YouTube that contain "anti-state propaganda," state media said on Wednesday, as the Southeast Asian country ramps up pressure on global tech giants....
08:39 2019-06-12

Hong Kongers Alarmed by Google Translation Gaffe Hong Kong social media lit up on Friday when protesters noticed Google's translation software was briefly churning out a rather odd suggestion during a week...
11:39 2019-06-14

Google Is Making Billions Off Journalism as Newsrooms Starve Last year Google made an astonishing $4.6 billion off the news industry, according to the New York Times. That’s a shocking amount of money, considering the declining state of journalism, and the fact that Google isn’t actually reporting or writing anything itself....
03:00 2019-06-10

Try These Waze-Specific Google Assistant Commands on Android Since Google acquired Waze back in 2013, the company has been slowly adding Waze features into Google Maps, including Waze’s traffic reporting functions and real-time speed limits....
23:39 2019-06-10

Google Chrome 76 will make it easier to bypass paywalls Google may have released Chrome 75 just last week, but it’s already lining up a few nifty features for its upcoming release. Most importantly, the beta version of Chrome 76, which was officially released a day ago, makes a subtle tweak that may not be welcomed by publishers like The New York Times, ...
12:00 2019-06-14

The Morning After: Google's free game that makes new games Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. E3 2019 is finally over and our team is heading home after a long week. Of course, there's still plenty of news to catch up on and a few stories popping up today, but two intriguing ones involve a Google incubat......
14:26 2019-06-14

Facebook, Google and Twitter need to do more to tackle fake news, EU says In a report published Friday, the EU found evidence of "coordinated inauthentic behavior" on online platforms ahead of the European Parliament elections last month....
15:00 2019-06-14

Google makes it easier for Box customers to migrate to G Suite Google makes it easier for Box customers to migrate to G Suite. The new offering is part of G Suite Migrate, which launched in beta in early 2019.Read More...
00:39 2019-06-04

Huawei accuses U.S. of bullying, says working with Google to counter ban Chinese telecoms equipment maker Huawei called itself the victim of U.S. "bullying" on Tuesday and said it was working with Google to counter trade restrictions imposed by Washington last week, a senior Huawei executive said....
14:33 2019-05-21

Apple touts privacy in web sign-on war with Facebook, Google Apple Inc on Monday launched a "Sign In With Apple" function to rival Facebook and Google web login accounts, drawing a contrast with rivals by stressing protection of users' information....
02:52 2019-06-04

Google Pay will no longer let UK users send money to friends If you use Google Pay to send money between your friends, you may soon be cut off from splitting the bill. The company informed users today via email that it will be killing off the Google Pay Send peer-to-peer money transfer feature in the UK. The c......
03:26 2019-06-15

At Google, Father's Day brings deals on the Pixel 3 and Pixelbook Google today unveiled several gadget deals that celebrate Father’s Day (June 16) and are available as of now in the US. The main deal that's of relevance to us involves the Google Pixel 3 phone series (but excludes the newer Pixel 3a line). As it did more than once before, Google is now allowing US ...
02:39 2019-06-11

Google’s chief decision scientist: Humans can fix AI’s shortcomings Google chief decision scientist Cassie Kozyrkov addresses the importance of human intervention in developing safe AI systems and allaying users' fears.Read More...
18:00 2019-06-14

B&H has an insane deal on the 128GB unlocked Google Pixel 3 XL If you're looking to snag a great deal on a handset for Father's Day this coming Sunday, or just looking for yourself, B&H has a great deal on the Google Pixel 3 XL (via Droid-Life). The 128GB unlocked Pixel 3 XL in Not Pink is being offered for $649.99. That is a $350 or 35% instant discount, not a...
06:52 2019-06-11

Google cuts off Huawei’s access to key Android services Google yanked Huawei’s access to some of its key Android services, dealing a blow to the Chinese smartphone maker as it’s caught in an escalating trade war between the US and China. The California-based search giant said Monday that it would comply with US government restrictions that require US sup...
14:33 2019-05-21

You can now keep your eyes on the road at all times with Google Assistant on Waze While it's not particularly clear what Google wants to do in the long run with its two immensely popular web mapping and navigation services, Waze and Google Maps are becoming more and more alike. The search giant is practically transferring features from one app to the other every few weeks or so, ...
16:13 2019-06-10

Google Stadia will support “a variety of business models” Google's Phil Harrison (you may remember him from his days at Sony). Last month, when Google revealed its upcoming Stadia streaming gaming platform, it left open the major question of precisely how Google and game developers would make money from these games ...
14:52 2019-05-21

Google Fuchsia release date, news and rumors We were expecting to see Google announce Google Fuchsia, or Google Andromeda – a fusion of its Chrome and Android operating systems (OS) – back in October 2017. However, that announcement never happened, and for now, we can only speculate.What will Google Fuchsia look like? Well, there...
21:39 2019-06-11

Google’s TensorNetwork library speeds up computation by up to 100 times Google has open-sourced TensorNetwork, a tensor network library designed in collaboration with the Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics and X.Read More...
21:52 2019-06-04

Google Photos and Drive will stop working together next month Google has just announced important changes to automatic sync between Google Drive and Google Photos. It looks like the Mountain View company has decided that the connection between these services is confusing, so they will no longer work together starting in July.But it's not 100% Google's decision...
07:26 2019-06-13

The DOJ's antitrust chief just telegraphed how it could go after Google, Apple and other big tech Assistant Attorney General Makan Delrahim laid out some possible antitrust arguments against big tech companies in a new speech. His office is reportedly overseeing possible investigations into Google parent company Alphabet and Apple....
23:52 2019-06-11

New Zealand to introduce its own 'Google tax' if international law change bid fails The country wants to better tax the NZ$2.7 billion in revenue from cross-border digital services and is asking its OECD peers to amend international rules....
06:13 2019-06-05

Apple hits Google where it hurts; says iOS 12 runs on 85% of devices Apple’s announcements at WWDC yesterday undoubtedly focused on the company’s updated range of operating systems including iOS 13, watchOS 6, and the new iPadOS. However, the company did also point out the popularity of last year’s iOS 12 update and, as is now customary, took the time to critique And...
13:26 2019-06-04

Google, Facebook potential subjects of fed probes, oversight…again Google and Facebook are in the crosshairs of potential US antitrust probes that could disrupt their businesses or even break them apart — but it’s not the first time they have faced heat from the feds. Silicon Valley-based Google dodged the threat of a federal inquiry into its Android mobile operati...
08:00 2019-06-05

Lyrics Site Accuses Google of Lifting Its Content Genius Media Group says Google is lifting and republishing on its own platform the hip-hop and pop music lyrics found on Genius.com, resulting in a drop in traffic for the site....
12:13 2019-06-16

Google app soon to receive full-fledged dark mode Google is determined to bring the dark theme to all its apps by the time Android Q is officially released. A couple of Google apps such as Calendar and Keep have already been updated with a dark mode, but the Google app has yet to receive a similar function.The good news is the Mountain View company...
11:52 2019-06-12

Get Google Pixel 3 XL deals from £19 per month after a tasty O2 price cut We frequently see the price of the Google Pixel 3 float up and down, that's just what it does. But when the bigger, Pixel 3 XL deals drop in price, now that is big news.There's something about the plus sized models of phones that makes them slightly immune to price drops. So when we saw th...
18:13 2019-06-06

Google Stadia Founders Edition launches in November for $130 Google announced its Stadia Pro cloud gaming service will go live in 13 countries in Europe and the U.S. in November for a monthly fee of $10 a month.Read More...
18:26 2019-06-06

Google’s challenge to game consoles to kick off in November NEW YORK (AP) — Google will start its Stadia streaming game service to challenge the video game industry in November — but initially only as part of a $130 bundle that includes hardware and a pass for a friend. Google announced the service in March with few details. On Thursday, Google said it will ...
18:39 2019-06-06

Google to buy analytics software firm Looker for $2.6 billion Alphabet Inc's Google said on Thursday it would buy Looker, a privately held big-data analytics company, for $2.6 billion in cash, in the first major acquisition for new Google Cloud Chief Executive Thomas Kurian....
19:13 2019-06-06

Here’s how Google Stadia performs depending on your internet connection Google is introducing more about the launch of its Stadia streaming gaming service today, and VP Phil Harrison gave us performance specifics today so you can see exactly how the company thinks the service will perform based on what kind of internet connection you have. It tops out at an impressive 4...
21:26 2019-06-06

Google Maps Will Now Warn You About Natural Disasters in Your Area Google Maps can already route you around traffic and road closures, but now it will also be able to help you steer clear of areas affected by natural disasters....
23:13 2019-06-06

Google will stop syncing files between Drive and Photos Google is changing how Drive and Photos share your videos and photos with each other, in a move that might actually cause more problems than it solves. From July 10th, when you upload files to Drive or Photos, they won't automatically sync to the oth......
10:39 2019-06-13

Google flags U.S. national security risks from Huawei ban - FT Alphabet Inc's Google has warned if the U.S. administration moves ahead with sweeping ban on Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, it risks compromising national security, the Financial Times reported on Thursday....
07:13 2019-06-07

Google Photos will no longer integrate with Drive from July Users of Google's Photos and Drive cloud storage services have been able to seamlessly access their photos from either platform for some time now, with the services automatically syncing to each other and even sharing storage space, however the search giant has announced that, from July 10 this...
06:13 2019-06-13

Google Stadia launches this November with $130 Founder's Edition On the eve of E3 (well, the night before EA's press conference, anyway), Google has revealed pricing and availability for Stadia, its highly anticipated game streaming service. The big date for your diary? November. The technology giant will launch a......
23:13 2019-06-06

Google Stadia launches in November with $130 Founder’s Edition On Thursday, Google hosted its first Stadia Connect stream to reveal all the pricing and launch details that it wasn’t ready to share during the announcement of the service back in March. Virtually everything that we didn’t know about the service has now been unveiled, including the rele...
23:52 2019-06-06

Google has created a maths AI that has already proved 1200 theorems An AI made by Google has written mathematical proofs for more than 1200 theorems and may one day go on to tackle problems mathematicians don't know how to solve...
15:39 2019-05-21

Google will work with LGBTQ+ groups on harassment policies In the wake of YouTube's controversial decision not to pull videos containing homophobic and racist attacks, Google CEO Sundar Pichai wrote an internal email acknowledging that "the LGBTQ+ community has felt a lot of pain and frustration over recent......
10:39 2019-06-13

Google's Stadia Streaming Service Faces Skepticism Google plans to charge $10 a month to access mostly older videogames through its new Stadia cloud-streaming service, an offering that analysts expect to face difficulty in standing out among seasoned rivals....
02:26 2019-06-07

This Google sister company showed you can buy a troll campaign for $250 As social platforms continue to be threatened by state-sponsored disinformation operations, Google’s parent company Alphabet has kicked things up a notch. Jigsaw, its side-arm devoted to fighting extremism, censorship, and other forms of cyberattacks, has revealed it bought a Russian troll campaign ...
15:52 2019-06-13

'Darksiders Genesis' confirmed for Google Stadia, consoles and PC THQ Nordic and Airship Syndicate have announced the latest entry in the Darksiders series following 2018's Darksiders III -- and it's one of the first games confirmed for Google's Stadia game streaming platform. Darksiders Genesis is a spinoff of the......
16:39 2019-06-06

Google's Tweaking Search Results So You Won't Get Bombarded With The Same Site Ever google something and the results are all from the same site? Google’s aiming to fix that with a Search update that will give users more site diversity. Read more......
20:00 2019-06-07

Google updates SOS Alerts with visualizations of natural disasters Google has announced a number of enhancements to SOS Alerts, a safety feature first introduced to Google Maps and Search nearly two years ago. Read More...
12:13 2019-06-06

Quickly Alphabetize Lists and Paragraphs in Google Docs With This Add On There are plenty of times in life that you’ll want to create an alphabetized list. A guest list at a party, for instance, is a lot easier to navigate at the door if everyone is listed in alphabetic order....
00:26 2019-06-10

Google appeals $1.7 billion EU fine over restrictive ad contracts As was expected, Google is appealing a €1.49 billion ($1.7 billion) fine laid against it by the European Commission related to its AdSense advertising business. Antitrust officials found that, in contracts with major sites between 2006 and 2016,......
18:13 2019-06-05

Kelkoo ready to take Google complaint to U.S. antitrust regulators: CEO British price comparison site Kelkoo is willing to take its complaint about Google to U.S. antitrust regulators because EU efforts to ensure a level playing field are inadequate, its chief executive said on Wednesday....
21:52 2019-06-05

Kelkoo ready to take Google complaint to U.S. antitrust regulators -CEO British price comparison site Kelkoo is willing to take its complaint about Google to U.S. antitrust regulators because EU efforts to ensure a level playing field are inadequate, its chief executive said on Wednesday....
22:52 2019-06-05

Google flags U.S. national security risks from Huawei ban: FT Alphabet Inc's Google has warned if the U.S. administration moves ahead with sweeping ban on Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, it risks compromising national security, the Financial Times reported on Thursday....
08:26 2019-06-07

Google tweaks its search results to show you more variety More changes are afoot on the world's most well-known search engine: Google says it's taking steps to stop multiple listings from the same site showing up in results.The tweak is "designed to provide more site diversity in our results" Google says, with user feedback on the issue one of th...
18:39 2019-06-08

Google boosts analytics capabilities with Looker deal Google has announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the data analytics platform Looker in $2.6bn all-cash transaction.The deal is expected to closer later this year after receiving the necessary regulatory approvals at which time the company will become part of Google Clo...
01:26 2019-06-08

Google just revealed the Pixel 4 months earlier than expected In a shocking turn of events, Google shared the first image of its next smartphone on Wednesday, confirming many of the leaks that have been spreading around the internet over the last few weeks. If Google sticks to the same release schedule it had for the Pixel 3, then the Pixel 4 won’t offic...
22:13 2019-06-12

Google Stadia may offer publisher-specific subscriptions Last week, Google revealed pricing and availability for its much-anticipated game streaming service Stadia. It announced the Founder's Edition and Stadia Pro packages, as well as a targeted November release date. Later, Phil Harrison, a vice presiden......
17:39 2019-06-10

Google’s Pixel 4 rumored to support air gesture system Enlarge / Project Soli in action. We're at least four months out from the typical Google Pixel smartphone unveiling, but that isn't stopping the rumor mill from churning. There are already a pair of reports pointing toward a Project Soli-based gesture system being in development for the Pixel 4. ...
22:13 2019-06-12

Google makes Remote Desktop access much easier If you've ever found yourself in the unenviable position of helping a friend or relative with computer issues, you'll know how frustrating it is to do so over the phone, having to repeatedly yell "Click the X!" when you know you could probably take c......
15:39 2019-06-06

Google walkout organizer leaves job citing retaliation One of the organizers of an employee-led walkout at Google last year left her job, saying Friday that she experienced retaliation, something the tech company denies....
22:00 2019-06-07

Google to buy data analytics firm Looker for $2.6 billion Alphabet Inc's Google said on Thursday it would buy Looker, a big-data analytics company, for $2.6 billion in cash, in the first major acquisition for new Google Cloud Chief Executive Thomas Kurian....
15:52 2019-06-06

Google to Acquire Data-Analytics Firm Looker Google has made a long-awaited acquisition to bolster its cloud-computing business, a booming industry where it has lagged behind rivals. The tech giant has reached a deal to acquire Looker for $2.6 billion....
02:26 2019-06-07

The Latest: Apple’s sign-in alternative to Facebook, Google SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on Apple’s developers conference (all times local): 11:10 a.m. Apple is offering iPhone users a way to bypass Facebook’s and Google’s sign-in services when using new apps. It’s for those worried about letting Facebook and Google build bigger...
20:39 2019-06-03

FA scores Google Cloud assist on new big data system England's bid for future football success has got a technology boost thanks to a new partnership between the FA and Google Cloud.The sport's governing body has announced the creation of a new analytics system built entirely on Google Cloud, which will hopefully in turn improve the performa...
20:52 2019-05-31

Google puts augmented reality animals in its Search app If you Google certain animals, you might just come across an augmented reality surprise in your results. The tech giant has rolled out a new card for Search that can put animal virtual animals in the real world, so long as you have an AR-enabled phon......
00:13 2019-06-02

How Google Maps’ new feature could save you from a speeding ticket If you use Google Maps to help you navigate while driving, you may have noticed a rather useful feature has been missing all these years: speed limit warnings and radar location notifications that let you know when you're approaching a speed camera.Now, after running tests in the US, Google&apo...
12:13 2019-05-30

This Google Pixel 4 leak corroborates two big design details Google Pixel 4 concept renderWe already have a fairly good idea of what the Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL will look like thanks to a multitude of recent leaks, and from the look of things, accessory maker Skinomi agrees with quite a lot of it. Do, however, take the info with the usual grain of salt.Punch h...
12:13 2019-05-30

Google Lens gets new filters for Android and iOS devices this week Google announced early this month that its Lens app will receive important improvements in the coming weeks. Some of these improvements will go out to Android and iOS users this week and involves Lens filters.A new set of dining and translation filters will be rolled out to Google Lens users on iOS ...
06:13 2019-05-29

Google to roll out Gmail confidential mode to everyone in June Unveiled early this year, Gmail's confidential mode will finally make it to all users next month, Google announced today. After several months of beta testing, Gmail confidential mode will become generally available on June 25, 2019.Although confidential mode will be set to default ON in Gmail, if y...
07:26 2019-05-30