Other stories about Google

Your face might be part of facial recognition databases shared worldwide

Is there any place left where we can remain anonymous? A new report suggests the answer is not a chance. A handful of facial...
Happening Now July 16, 2019

Doxing defenses, games for retirees, breaking up with Google, and more: Tech Q&A

Each week, I receive tons of questions from my listeners about tech concerns, new products, and all things digital. Sometimes, choosing the most interesting...
Columns July 13, 2019

Listen up! Google's smart assistant also hears your private conversations

Not everyone knows "how the sausage is made" in respect to complex voice technology. A large database must be maintained for the robot's vocabulary,...
Happening Now July 12, 2019

See how much time you spend on social media and YouTube

Do you suffer from ‘fear of missing out,’ or FOMO, if you take a break from Facebook, Instagram, or YouTube? If your answer is...
Tips July 9, 2019

Years of your online purchase records may not be so easy to delete after all

A few months back, Google told consumers they could delete records of any purchases they made via their Google accounts. Not surprisingly, that's not...
Happening Now July 8, 2019

7 things you didn't know Google search could do until now

Despite how powerful Google's search engine can be, it can feel extremely narrow and limited at times. As it turns out, though, there's much...
Tips July 6, 2019

Check your apps! Malicious mobile game caught stealing sensitive data

It's no secret that Google has had a history of problems when it comes to vetting apps that make their way into the Play...
Happening Now July 1, 2019

10 apps you have never heard of but should be using

Have you ever downloaded an app only to find out it’s boring and not very useful? Of course you have, we all have. Finding...
Apps July 1, 2019

Google Chrome now lets you flag scam websites

On the internet, nothing is as it seems. A number of hackers and cybercriminals are deploying sketchy websites that look exactly like their trusted...
Happening Now June 21, 2019

Google exterminates frustrating Bluetooth bugs

If your Android phone is acting weird, the first thing you might wonder is if you've somehow gotten a virus. Unfortunately, it's a real...
Tips June 20, 2019
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