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New Google Patch Reduces Spectre Performance Impact to ‘Noise’

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. When news of Spectre and Meltdown broke in January, end users were significantly concerned by the idea that patching these issues could come with a ...

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In Violation of FCC Rules, Verizon Is SIM-locking the Google Pixel 3

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Google’s latest phone officially launched yesterday, and for the third time, Verizon is the only carrier selling the new Pixels directly. In past years, Verizon ...

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Hands On With Project Stream, an Impressive First Attempt at Game Streaming from Google

There have been rumors for months that Google was planning a gaming platform that would stream over the internet, and then Google just announced Project Stream last week with no fanfare whatsoever. This invite-only test of Google’s game streaming technology ...

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Google Announces Project Stream, a Game-Streaming Service for Chrome

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Streaming services have transformed the way people receive music and movies, but game streaming has, thus far, had a comparatively small impact on the market. ...

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Epic Calls Google ‘Irresponsible’ for Disclosing Serious Security Flaw in Fortnite

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Epic Games is riding high on the success of Fortnite, which is available on desktop, game consoles, and even mobile devices. The company took the ...

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Google Is Killing its Tango Augmented Reality Platform

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Not all of Google’s projects turn out to be successful. Products like Wave, the Nexus Q, and Buzz were all relegated to the dustbin of ...

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Google Blocks YouTube on Amazon’s Echo Show and Fire TV

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. The cold war between Google and Amazon appears to be heating up today. After a series of disagreements over how Amazon is accessing YouTube content, ...

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Google Will Stop Reading Your Email to Target Ads

One of Google’s most controversial practices over the years has been the automated scanning of email contents. Google used that data to target ads inside Gmail, which it places at the top of the list in your social and promotions ...

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Police get warrant for entire Minnesota city’s Google searches in wire fraud case

People expect a certain degree of privacy online, but records of your movement across the internet are stored in various repositories. Police from the Minnesota city of Edina have obtained a wide-ranging court order that grants them access to a ...

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Google Brain’s neural-net AI dreams up its own encryption strategy

It’s fun to write about developments in artificial intelligence like they’re harbingers of an impending AIpocalypse. Jokes about our new robot overlords notwithstanding, computers are getting scary smart these days, and it’s not always flattering to compare humans with AI. The ...

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