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Google Pixel 4a review: shoot for the moon - and the stars
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Google Pixel 4a review: shoot for the moon - and the stars

The new handset offers Night Sight camera mode and long battery life for just £349
15 Oct 2020
Google Maps blurs graffiti attacking Xi Jinping in Hong Kong
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Google Maps blurs graffiti attacking Xi Jinping in Hong Kong

Tech giant blames algorithm error for obscuring pro-democracy messages on Street View
9 Sep 2020
Man discovers wife’s affair on Google Maps
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Man discovers wife’s affair on Google Maps

And other stories from the stranger side of life
12 Aug 2020
Four things we learned from Congress grilling tech titans
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Four things we learned from Congress grilling tech titans

Previously unseen internal documents and emails granted Congress new licence to probe
30 Jul 2020
Why has the UK abandoned its contact-tracing app?
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Why has the UK abandoned its contact-tracing app?

Government now wants to use Apple and Google-based technology
19 Jun 2020
20 best new video games to play in 2020
Cyberpunk 2077 will be released on PS4, Xbox One, PC and Google Stadia
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20 best new video games to play in 2020

It’s a huge year in gaming with new titles and consoles hitting the market
17 Apr 2020
‘Shameless’ tech giants ‘exploit coronavirus to dodge tax’
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‘Shameless’ tech giants ‘exploit coronavirus to dodge tax’

Industry body calls for government to delay new levy by a year
14 Apr 2020

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How the government is targeting coronavirus misinformation
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How the government is targeting coronavirus misinformation

Dedicated Whitehall unit set up to counter rumours and fake news
10 Mar 2020
What Google moving UK data means for you
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What Google moving UK data means for you

Digital rights campaigners say tech giant’s decision ‘should worry everyone’
21 Feb 2020
EU seeks to break big tech monopolies
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EU seeks to break big tech monopolies

Brussels sets out an ambitious strategy for legislation to contend with rapidly advancing technology and monopolistic big tech
20 Feb 2020
Tech firms sued over use of child labour in cobalt mines
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Tech firms sued over use of child labour in cobalt mines

Apple and Google are being sued over alleged child labour in mines in Congo
20 Dec 2019
Why Google’s co-founders are taking a step back
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Why Google’s co-founders are taking a step back

Larry Page and Sergey Brin quitting day-to-day management of parent company Alphabet
4 Dec 2019
Samsung Galaxy S11 news: design, five-lens camera and more
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Samsung Galaxy S11 news: design, five-lens camera and more

The iPhone 11 rival is being touted as the Korean firm’s ‘nuclear weapon’ for 2020
27 Nov 2019
Best smartphones of 2019: Pixel 4, iPhone 11 and more
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Best smartphones of 2019: Pixel 4, iPhone 11 and more

From giant-slayers to 5G handsets, here are the mobiles that stand above the rest
25 Nov 2019
Black Friday smartphone deals: iPhone 11, Pixel 4 and more
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Black Friday smartphone deals: iPhone 11, Pixel 4 and more

There are already discounts to be had on the latest smartphones
25 Nov 2019
Google’s 2019 general election political ad ban explained
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Google’s 2019 general election political ad ban explained

Search giant follows Twitter’s lead by drastically reducing political power online
21 Nov 2019
Google Stadia: reviews, games, pricing and release
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Google Stadia: reviews, games, pricing and release

Countdown to the search giant’s gaming service is almost up. Here’s what we know so far
19 Nov 2019
Google gathered millions of health records ‘without consent’
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Google gathered millions of health records ‘without consent’

Search giant’s new deal with health firm could make it a key player in the medical tech race
12 Nov 2019
Will Google’s Fitbit takeover dethrone the Apple Watch?
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Will Google’s Fitbit takeover dethrone the Apple Watch?

Search giant buys fitness watch maker for $2.1bn pending regulatory approval
4 Nov 2019
Has Google reached ‘quantum supremacy’?
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Has Google reached ‘quantum supremacy’?

IBM questions technology giant’s breakthrough in quantum computing
24 Oct 2019
Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL reviews: has Google missed the mark?
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Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL reviews: has Google missed the mark?

Critics put the iPhone 11-rivalling handsets to the test ahead of their official release
22 Oct 2019
Google donates to groups that deny climate change
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Google donates to groups that deny climate change

New analysis shows self-claimed ‘green’ web giant backs conservative think-tanks
11 Oct 2019
Android 10: new features, compatible devices and beta signup
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Android 10: new features, compatible devices and beta signup

Search giant’s mobile software is now available. Here’s everything you need to know
26 Sep 2019
How right to be forgotten case will change Google results
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How right to be forgotten case will change Google results

Search giant wins four-year legal battle against tougher privacy laws
24 Sep 2019
Apple: Google ‘stoked fear’ over iPhone hacking report
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Apple: Google ‘stoked fear’ over iPhone hacking report

Tech giant claims its rival withheld key information about recent security flaws
9 Sep 2019
Will ‘secret pages’ land Google in trouble with the EU?
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Will ‘secret pages’ land Google in trouble with the EU?

Search giant is accused of logging user data without their permission
6 Sep 2019
Why is the BBC launching a voice assistant?
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Why is the BBC launching a voice assistant?

‘Beeb’ will focus on regional accent recognition to stand out from Amazon’s Alexa and Google Assistant
27 Aug 2019
Google rivals refuse to pay for a slice of the search market
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Google rivals refuse to pay for a slice of the search market

Following a record £4.3bn EU antitrust fine, the search giant’s hunt for competition gets off to a rocky start
19 Aug 2019
Upcoming smartphones 2019: iPhone 11, Galaxy Fold and more
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Upcoming smartphones 2019: iPhone 11, Galaxy Fold and more

There’s only one month to go until Apple’s new smartphones are revealed
13 Aug 2019
Huawei Harmony: what we know about the Android rival
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Huawei Harmony: what we know about the Android rival

New operating system will be ‘faster and safer’ than Google’s software, but won’t appear on smartphones immediately
9 Aug 2019
Google discovers six major security flaws in Apple’s iOS 12
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Google discovers six major security flaws in Apple’s iOS 12

Vulnerabilities in iMessage software can be exploited without any interaction from user
30 Jul 2019
Why the US is probing tech giants over market dominance
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Why the US is probing tech giants over market dominance

Department of Justice to review ‘widespread concerns’ that tech firms hold a monopoly of power
24 Jul 2019
France’s new digital tax explained
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France’s new digital tax explained

3% levy on revenue of big tech firms like Google and Facebook faces stiff opposition from Washington
12 Jul 2019
Google’s smart city faces backlash from Toronto residents
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Google’s smart city faces backlash from Toronto residents

Plans to build neighbourhood of the future raise concerns over data use
26 Jun 2019
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