Google Chat Updates to an Inclusion-Focused Emoji Set

Google Chat Update Brings Inclusion-Focused Emoji Set With Gender-Neutral Options

Google Chat is updating its current set of emojis to the latest version. The updated set of emojis is designed to ramp up the diversity and inclusion quotient of communicating via expressions. The gradual rollout of the update started on August 2 to Android devices. The update will be available to Google Chat for Web … Read more

Google to Launch Own Processor for Upcoming Pixel Phones

Google to Launch Own Processor for Upcoming Pixel Phones

Alphabet’s Google will use processors designed in-house for its Pixel phones launching later this fall, in a shift away from Qualcomm’s technology that has powered the search giant’s Android devices for more than 15 years. The processor, called Tensor, will power the Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro phones, Google said in a blog post, … Read more

Old Android Phone Users Won’t Be Able to Sign in to Google Apps Soon

Google to End Support for Gmail, YouTube, Drive Account Sign-in on Old Android Phones Soon

Google will no longer support sign-ins on Android phones running on version 2.3.7 or lower. This change will come into effect starting September 27, an email sent by Google to users reveals. The email recommends users to update to at least Android 3.0 Honeycomb to continue using Google apps even after September. This will impact … Read more

Google Request for Microsoft Documents Is Relevant, US Judge Says

Google Request for Microsoft Documents Is Relevant in Antitrust Case, US Judge Says

A federal judge asked Microsoft on Friday to let him know how big of a burden it would be for the company to provide documents requested by long-time rival Alphabet’s Google, in a US antitrust lawsuit against Google. The search and advertising giant had asked the judge to compel Microsoft to turn over documents, citing its … Read more

Google Receives Over 71,000 Complaints, Removes 1.54 Lakh Content Pieces in May-June in India

Google Receives Over 71,000 Complaints, Removes 1.54 Lakh Content Pieces in May-June in India

Google has removed more than 1.54 lakh pieces of content after receiving 71,148 complaints from individual users in India in May and June collectively, as per the company’s latest monthly transparency reports released on Friday. In June, the number of complaints received from individual users in the country was 36,265, leading to 83,613 removal actions … Read more

Received over 71,000 complaints, took down 1.54 lakh content pieces in May-June in India: Google – Times of India

Received over 71,000 complaints, took down 1.54 lakh content pieces in May-June in India: Google - Times of India

NEW DELHI: Google received 71,148 complaints from individual users in India in May and June combined, which resulted in the removal of more than 1.54 lakh pieces of content, as per the company’s latest monthly transparency reports. The number of complaints received in June from individual users in India was 36,265, leading to 83,613 removal … Read more

Google Says Microsoft Unwilling to Turn Over Documents in Antitrust Fight

Google Says Microsoft Is Unwilling to Turn Over Documents in Antitrust Fight, Failed to Comply With Subpoena

Alphabet’s Google has asked a judge hearing the Justice Department’s antitrust lawsuit against the search and advertising giant to compel Microsoft to turn over documents, saying it has failed to comply with a subpoena, according to a court filing unsealed late Thursday. Google served a subpoena to Microsoft more than three months ago, seeking documents … Read more

Google Shows How Its Play Store Safety Section Will Look Like

Google Play Store Safety Section and Privacy Labels Showcased in New Developer Post

Google has shared more details about the upcoming safety section on its Google Play store. A new post from the company shows previews of what the Android app marketplace will look like once the new safety and privacy policies are implemented. Google, back in May, announced the new safety section for the Google Play store, … Read more

Google Play Store Is Banning ‘Sugar Dating’ Apps

Google Play Store Is Banning

Google Play store is banning ‘Sugar Dating’ apps from its marketplace starting September 1. The ban was announced through a handful of changes that the search giant published on its support page. It will be part of new restrictions on sexual content. Alongside, Google Play store is also previewing app set IDs, adding new Family … Read more

Google Fined RUB 3 Million for Violating Personal Data Law

Google Faces French Ruling on Copyright Row With Media Groups

Russia on Thursday fined Google RUB 3 million (roughly Rs. 30 lakhs) for violating personal data legislation, Google’s first fine for that offence, Moscow’s Tagansky District Court said. Google confirmed the fine and offered no further comment. The penalty comes amid a wider standoff between Russia and Big Tech, with Moscow routinely fining social media giants … Read more

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