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Google Lens now allows to copy and paste handwritten notes

BIRMINGHAM: Tech giant Google has introduced a new update for Google Lens which aims to improve productivity at work with the new features, especially while working from home. In order to use the new feature, you need to have the latest version of Google Chrome as well as the standalone ...

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Google makes its video meeting service free to all

Reuters file photo BIRMINGHAM: Google made its business video conferencing service free to all users, ramping up competition for Zoom as people flock online to stay connected during the pandemic. Google Meet had previously been reserved for subscribers to the premium G Suite software tools for businesses. Meet will be ...

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Germany backs Google and Apple on virus tracing app

FRANKFURT AM MAIN: The German government on Sunday switched to backing a coronavirus-tracing app using technology supported by Google and Apple, ditching a German-led alternative that had come under fire over privacy concerns. German Health Minister Jens Spahn and Chancellor Angela Merkel’s chief of staff Helge Braun said Berlin was ...

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Google’s Apple Card Rival Leaked Online

LONDON: Google is reportedly working on a smart debit card that will make financial management more intuitive and easier. Images for the alleged card have been leaked and some information regarding how it works has also surfaced. The Google Card (unofficial name) is expected to be offer both in physical ...

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Amnesty International calls Facebook, Google rights abusers

SAN FRANCISCO (AFP) – The data-collection business model fueling Facebook and Google represents a threat to human rights around the world, Amnesty International said in a report. The organization argued that offering people free online services and then using information about them to target money-making ads imperils a gamut of ...

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Android camera flaw allowed apps to spy on users

MANCHESTER: Recently, a security flaw was made public that allowed the camera on your Android phone to spy on you. The vulnerability was found by security researchers at Checkmarx, and it allowed for an app with only storage permissions to take control of the camera app on your phone to ...

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Google antitrust probe to expand into Android

LONDON: The several dozen attorneys general investigating advertising practices at Alphabet Inc’s (GOOGL.O) Google are planning to expand their antitrust probe into the unit’s flagship Android business, CNBC reported, citing people familiar with the matter. The investigation, led by the Texas attorney general’s office, is known to have focused on ...

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The Pixel 4 is the first phone with radar

LONDON: Google’s new Pixel 4 represents the first time that radar has appeared on any mobile phone. On the Pixel 4, it powers a motion sensor that Google uses to drive a suite of features, including gestures to control the device hands-free, and faster face unlock (but there’s a big ...

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Google doesn’t have to forget you, EU court rules

The US search engine Google has won a European Union court battle against plans to impose a global “right to be forgotten” law, which has tipped the balance in favour of the public’s right to know over privacy and protection concerns. Tuesday’s ruling means that the EU’s privacy standards don’t ...

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Google agrees 945mn euro tax settlement in France

PARIS: US internet giant Google has agreed a settlement totalling 945 million euros ($1.0 billion) to settle a tax dispute in France under an agreement announced in court on Thursday. The company will pay a 500-million-euro fine for tax evasion, as well as a further 465 million euros to settle ...

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