London Mayor: Tech companies aren’t above the law

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London Mayor: Tech companies aren’t above the law The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, kicked off his SXSW 2018 keynote with some jokes that sparked a deafening laugh and applause from the audience. He first talked about how he was shocked by…

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Apple Maps now includes bike-sharing locations in 179 cities

Apple Maps now includes bike-sharing locations in 179 cities

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Apple Maps now includes bike-sharing locations in 179 cities Apple and Ito World have partnered to bring bike-sharing dock information to Apple Maps, TechCrunch reports. Now, in a number of cities, users can just type “bike sharing” or the name of a…

YouTube makes art out of ads at SXSW

YouTube makes art out of ads at SXSW

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YouTube makes art out of ads at SXSW Unless it’s during the Super Bowl, chances are not many actively look forward to watching ads. But the main reason people do enjoy those is because brands design them to have a cultural effect,…

YouTube TV’s price goes up to $40 per month tomorrow

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YouTube TV’s price goes up to $40 per month tomorrow Today is your last day to get YouTube TV for $35 per month. Tomorrow, the price increases to $40 per month, putting it in line with similar services such as Sony’s PS…

Google hints at a rebranding for Android Wear

Google hints at a rebranding for Android Wear

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Google hints at a rebranding for Android Wear Android Wear might be on the cusp of a Google Pay-style rebranding. Users exploring the latest Android P Developer Preview have noticed that Google is not only referring to Android Wear as “Wear OS,”…

After Math: When it all comes crashing

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After Math: When it all comes crashing It’s turning out to be a great week for falling objects. China’s first space station is set to reenter the Earth’s atmosphere, IBM’s 50-qubit processor record was felled by Google’s latest invention, the FBI and…

Google Assistant now gives you more control over connected devices

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Google Assistant now gives you more control over connected devices Google Assistant has already had control over appliances and other not-so-typical connected devices for a while, but it’s been clunky and limited. You could turn your oven on with a simple command,…

Waymo will begin self-driving semi truck pilot in Atlanta next week

Waymo will begin self-driving semi truck pilot in Atlanta next week

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Waymo will begin self-driving semi truck pilot in Atlanta next week Today, Waymo, which is Alphabet’s self-driving company, announced a pilot program located in Atlanta to further test its autonomous technology. This time, though, the focus is on semi trucks. Beginning next…

Google adds tweet-like posts from musicians to search results

Google adds tweet-like posts from musicians to search results

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Google adds tweet-like posts from musicians to search results Musicians are now able to post information directly within their Google Search Knowledge Panel. The Knowledge Panel is that dedicated section that pops up when you search for celebrities, which, for musicians, has…

Google is trying to make its fast-loading web tech a standard

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Google is trying to make its fast-loading web tech a standard Google’s Accelerated Mobile Pages have one main problem: they’re only available through Google, which makes their fast-loading technology irrelevant if you aren’t tapping a search link. Their underpinnings might not be…

Google is making it easier to download all your Chrome passwords

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Google is making it easier to download all your Chrome passwords Chrome users will soon be able to export their saved passwords in a text file in just a couple of easy steps. It’s never been an impossible task to do this,…

Netflix is bringing video previews to its mobile apps

Netflix is bringing video previews to its mobile apps

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Netflix is bringing video previews to its mobile apps A year after introducing video previews on its TV experience, Netflix is now planning to bring the feature to its mobile apps. The company announced today that this will be rolling out April,…

Google’s productivity suite now shows who viewed your files

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Google’s productivity suite now shows who viewed your files If you’ve ever worked on shared documents, you know the potential for confusion: a coworker may harangue you over an old file without realizing that you made changes hours ago. That shouldn’t be…

Google Pixel 2 users can now save Motion Photos as GIFs

Google Pixel 2 users can now save Motion Photos as GIFs

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Google Pixel 2 users can now save Motion Photos as GIFs If you have a Google Pixel 2 or Pixel 2 XL, a fun new feature just went live on your phone. According to 9to5Google, you can now export your Motion Photos…

First Android P beta adds full support for notched displays

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First Android P beta adds full support for notched displays It’s March, and that means it’s time for Google to release its first look at the next version of Android. As of today, developers can download the first version of Android P…