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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
The best games announced at E3 2019
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The best games announced at E3 2019

From fantasy RPGs to the return of a gaming icon, here is our pick of the top titles from this year’s expo
13 Jun 2019
Microsoft xCloud: will it become the Netflix for games?
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Microsoft xCloud: will it become the Netflix for games?

A bold new video game streaming service is set to be rolled out at E3 next month
29 May 2019
How smart speaker AIs reinforce gender bias
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How smart speaker AIs reinforce gender bias

Unesco urges tech firms to offer gender-neutral versions of their voice assistants
22 May 2019
Google blocks Huawei’s Android licence: what we know so far
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Google blocks Huawei’s Android licence: what we know so far

Decision comes after Donald Trump declared US national emergency over fears of IT attacks by ‘foreign adversaries’
20 May 2019
Microsoft and Sony: why their deal proves Stadia is a threat
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Microsoft and Sony: why their deal proves Stadia is a threat

Gaming rivals strike a deal to develop cloud gaming services and AI systems
17 May 2019
Google foldable phone: everything we know so far
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Google foldable phone: everything we know so far

Search giant’s product chief confirms prototype folding handsets are in the works
10 May 2019
Google Pixel 3a vs. Pixel 3: which handset should you buy?
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Google Pixel 3a vs. Pixel 3: which handset should you buy?

Budget smartphones offer the same cameras as their flagship siblings - at nearly half the price
8 May 2019
Google I/O 2019: Pixel 3a, Maps AR, Android Q and more
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Google I/O 2019: Pixel 3a, Maps AR, Android Q and more

The firm’s annual tech conference is now under way - here are the biggest product reveals
8 May 2019
Why Google has dropped its AI ethics board
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Why Google has dropped its AI ethics board

Staff protest at controversial board member leads to company u-turn
5 Apr 2019
P30 Pro vs. XS Max vs. Pixel 3 XL: which is best?
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P30 Pro vs. XS Max vs. Pixel 3 XL: which is best?

The Chinese tech giant’s latest smartphone goes on sale tomorrow - here’s how it compares to its main rivals
4 Apr 2019
Google Pixel 3a rumours: everything we know so far
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Google Pixel 3a rumours: everything we know so far

Search giant takes on iPhone XR and Galaxy S10e in the budget smartphone space
22 Mar 2019
Google lands multibillion euro EU advertising fine
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Google lands multibillion euro EU advertising fine

European Commission accuses the search giant of blocking rival ads
20 Mar 2019
Google Yeti news and rumours: livestream, games and specs
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Google Yeti news and rumours: livestream, games and specs

With just hours to go before the Silicon Valley giant unveils its new service, here’s everything we know so far
19 Mar 2019
Google Yeti: PS4 and Xbox One rival may appear next week
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Google Yeti: PS4 and Xbox One rival may appear next week

Rumours are rife about the unveiling of the video game streaming service
15 Mar 2019
News Corp calls for Google to be broken up
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News Corp calls for Google to be broken up

Submission to Australia’s competition watchdog is latest salvo in battle between the media giants
13 Mar 2019
Smart protection: monitor your home with Google and Nest
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Smart protection: monitor your home with Google and Nest

Internet-connected doorbells, security cameras and smoke alarms can help set your mind at rest
7 Mar 2019
Galaxy S10 vs. iPhone XS and Pixel 3: which is king?
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Galaxy S10 vs. iPhone XS and Pixel 3: which is king?

The battle for top spot in the smartphone world hots up as the new Galaxy flagship device is unveiled
22 Feb 2019
Save local news or risk ‘sustainability of democracy'
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Save local news or risk ‘sustainability of democracy'

Cairncross Review says public funds should be used to rescue local journalism
13 Feb 2019
Can Google and Facebook news be regulated?
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Can Google and Facebook news be regulated?

Government probe urges tech firms to push users towards more reliable sources
12 Feb 2019
Labour pledges to break up tech giants where necessary
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Labour pledges to break up tech giants where necessary

Deputy leader Tom Watson sets out plans for new regulator to prevent market abuse
7 Feb 2019
Gmail down: Google restores email service after major outage
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Gmail down: Google restores email service after major outage

Users across the world reported ‘Error 404’ messages
29 Jan 2019
Phishing attacks: how to avoid being scammed
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Phishing attacks: how to avoid being scammed

New Google quiz aims to educate users about risks of responding to fraudulent messages
23 Jan 2019
How breaking GDPR rules landed Google with £44m fine
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How breaking GDPR rules landed Google with £44m fine

French data protection regulator began investigating the US company following tip-off from privacy activists
22 Jan 2019
Google Fuchsia: Android app support, release date and more
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Google Fuchsia: Android app support, release date and more

Tech giant’s rumoured mobile update may create product ecosystem similar to Apple’s range
3 Jan 2019
What were the UK’s most Googled searches in 2018?
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What were the UK’s most Googled searches in 2018?

World Cup, Meghan Markle and the Royal Wedding top this year’s search trends
12 Dec 2018
Google+ data breach impacts 52.5 million users
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Google+ data breach impacts 52.5 million users

The social media service is ending in April, four months earlier than originally planned
11 Dec 2018
Seven-year-old revealed as YouTube’s highest paid star
Seven-year-old Ryan revealed as YouTube’s highest-paid star for this year
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Seven-year-old revealed as YouTube’s highest paid star

Ryan from Ryan Toysreview channel collected more than £17m this year
4 Dec 2018
Employees urge Google to drop Project Dragonfly
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Employees urge Google to drop Project Dragonfly

Effort to create a censored search engine for China has been widely condemned
28 Nov 2018
Apple faces US supreme court over 30% app commission
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Apple faces US supreme court over 30% app commission

The multinational company made $12bn in revenue from app sales alone last year
27 Nov 2018
Google Doodle: who is Michael Dertouzos?
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Google Doodle: who is Michael Dertouzos?

The Greek professor would have celebrated his 82nd birthday today
5 Nov 2018
Google employees stage walkout over sexual harassment claims
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Google employees stage walkout over sexual harassment claims

Around 1,500 workers are expected to take part in the protests
1 Nov 2018
Android creator ‘paid £70m’ after sexual misconduct case
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Android creator ‘paid £70m’ after sexual misconduct case

Google claims it has fired 48 people over sexual harassment complaints since 2016
26 Oct 2018
Google AI can detect breast cancer better than doctors
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Google AI can detect breast cancer better than doctors

Lyra algorithm can successfully identify cancerous cells 99% of the time
15 Oct 2018
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