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When Tech Antitrust Failed

January 15, 2021

Via: NYTimes Tech

If you’ve wondered recently why prices for e-books seem high, let me tell you why a failure of antitrust law might be (partly) to blame. A government antitrust lawsuit a decade ago that was intended to push down prices helped […]


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States file antitrust lawsuit against Google’s advertising business

December 16, 2020

Via: Apple Insider

A group of state attorneys general led by Texas have filed an antitrust lawsuit against Google focused on the company’s advertising technology and its dominance in the ad industry. The complaint, filed on Wednesday, goer after Google’s alleged stranglehold on […]


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Google’s apps crash in a worldwide outage.

December 14, 2020

Via: NYTimes Tech

Internet users worldwide received a jarring reminder on Monday about just how reliant they were on Google, when the Silicon Valley giant suffered a major outage for about an hour, sending many of its most popular services offline. At a […]


App & Site design, Mobile Commerce

Contact tracing apps promised big and didn’t deliver

December 11, 2020

Via: The Verge

CaliforniaCalifornia rolled out a COVID-19 contact tracing app this week, and officials — including Apple CEO Tim Cook — touted it as an advancement that would help slow their ongoing surge in cases. Using the app will be easy. Measuring […]


App & Site design, Mobile Commerce

Google’s latest Pixel feature drop adds even more battery optimizations and Adaptive Sound

December 7, 2020

Via: The Verge

Google’s latest Pixel feature drop, where the company brings a slew of new software tricks to its smartphone lineup, is being announced today. Alongside some brand-new functionality like Adaptive Sound, which “improves the sound quality of your phone speaker based […]


E-payment & Security, Technology

How Google Consent Mode Helps Balance Customer Privacy and Customer Experience

November 24, 2020

Via: CMSWire

Digital marketing has been increasingly focused on consumer privacy with data. The expectation of privacy grows stronger among customers every year. Thus marketers must look for solutions that help protect permission, especially as technology is evolving. Google has introduced a […]


E-payment & Security, Technology

Google Pay redesign streamlines payments, ‘Plex’ bank account integration coming in 2021

November 19, 2020

Via: Apple Insider

Google on Wednesday pushed out a major Google Pay redesign that streamlines the mobile payment experience while keeping transaction histories close at hand. The latest version of Google Pay refocuses attention to relationships with people and businesses. Instead of organizing […]


E-payment & Security, Technology

Apple, Facebook & Google – How California’s new privacy measures apply

November 5, 2020

Via: Apple Insider

California voters passed a new privacy law that would strengthen and close loopholes in exisiting regulatory protections. Here’s what it could mean for Big Tech and consumers elsewhere. On Nov. 3, Californians voted on a new privacy measure called Proposition […]


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Microsoft, Verizon Partner for Edge, Google Workspace’s New Add-Ons and More News

October 23, 2020

Via: CMSWire

Hardly a week goes by without one tech company or another claiming that the latest version of release of their product is ground breaking. It is very rare that these claims stand up. However, there was one announcement this week […]


Platform development, Tech News, Technology

Google tests smart displays that activate without a wake word

October 22, 2020

Via: The Verge

A new feature being internally tested at Google could remove the need to say “Hey Google” before voicing commands to Nest Hub smart displays, Android Central reports. Instead, the feature codenamed “Blue Steel” could allow the device to simply sense […]