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Google's paid storage plans get pricing overhaul

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 15 May 2018

The company has made its paid storage options cheaper, along with adding a new Google One tier. FULL STORY >

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No self control? YouTube now offers take a break reminders

By Staff Writer 14 May 2018

If you feel like you have lost a bit of self control and can’t quite handle your YouTube binges, the company has come up with a solution. Sort of. FULL STORY >

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Google says Duplex AI will identify itself as a bot to humans

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 11 May 2018

Following its demo at I/O 2018, Google has addressed concerns over its Duplex AI platform and said that the system will identify itself as a bot to humans when making calls. FULL STORY >

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Google I/O 2018: Six biggest announcements

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 9 May 2018

Google's annual developer conference is underway, with a closer look at Android P, Google Assistant enhancements and more on show. These were the six biggest announcements. FULL STORY >

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Google hitting pause on the development of Allo

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 20 April 2018

The company's messaging app isn't coming to an end, but Google is putting a hold on its development. FULL STORY >

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Certain Android apps aimed at kids violating US privacy act

By Staff Writer 17 April 2018

When it comes to privacy, it seems like most tech companies still have to put in more effort than just a casual nod. Case in point, the Google Play Store, where The Guardian reports that apps and games aimed at children might be... FULL STORY >

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Google mistakenly reveals iPhone X-esque features for Android P

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 16 April 2018

The latest version of Android could include a swipe gesture to bring up a new navigation bar. FULL STORY >

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Google Go app launched to help with data saving searches

By Staff Writer 13 April 2018

Google has launched Google Go, a new app offering a lighter and faster way to search, according to the company. The app congregates things such as search, voice search, image, gifs, weather and YouTube in one small app. FULL STORY >

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Google to reveal new design for Gmail

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 13 April 2018

The redesign includes a new logo, as well as adding Google Calendar and Messages to the sidebar. FULL STORY >

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Reports suggest 4K display sporting Chromebook could be on the way

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 5 April 2018

The rumoured device is codenamed Atlas and could be revealed at Google I/O in May. FULL STORY >

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Hawking, Man U, Orlando Pirates trend on Google this week

By Press Release 16 March 2018

It’s fairly unusual for a scientist’s death to top South Africa’s search trends, but when that scientist has the profile of Stephen Hawking, the usual rules don’t apply. Much of the rest of the week was, however, on trend with... FULL STORY >

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Google Maps APIs now available for game developers

By Staff Writer 15 March 2018

Remember those carefree days of Pokémon Go? Expect more of these augmented reality games in future thanks to Google Maps. The company has announced that the Google Maps APIs are now available for game developers to help build virtual worlds. FULL STORY >

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Google pulled 3.2 billion bad ads from the web last year

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 15 March 2018

The company's war on bad advertising saw them remove more than 3.2 billion ads from the web last year, nearly doubling what it managed in 2016. FULL STORY >

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Google bans cryptocurrency ads

By Staff Writer 15 March 2018

Google is taking steps to restrict Cryptocurrencies and related content on its network. FULL STORY >

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Machine Learning is here - Why not reap the benefits?

By Press Release 14 March 2018

Google’s recent announcement that its Artificial Intelligence (AI) and machine learning courses will be made available to the general public free of charge highlights the rapid pace at which machine learning is becoming a part of everyday... FULL STORY >

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