February 15

[Update: Further markets] Galaxy Note 8 full Android Pie update now rolling out in Eastern Europe

We’ve seen the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 get four separate Android Pie beta programs prior to this point. Now, unlocked Note 8 users in Eastern Europe are seeing the full One UI OTA hit their devices.

January 19

After being in testing for over two years, Google has finally widely launched speed limits within Google Maps this week. Following a smaller rollout earlier this week, the feature is now rolling out on a much wider scale in regions around the globe.

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December 17, 2018

Google made it harder to analyze Russian interference in US presidential election, says Senate report

A report prepared for the Senate on Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election says that the way in which Google complied with requests for information made it harder to analyze the role played by YouTube …

December 6, 2018

YouTube Rewind 2018 recaps the year in trends, memes and reveals top trending videos

With the year coming to an end, Google’s various services often take the time to recap what happened. The Google Play Best of 2018 already did this with the top apps, movies, and books, and now Google’s video site is following suit with YouTube Rewind 2018.

November 12, 2018

Some Google users this afternoon reported that services, like YouTube, were slow or could not be accessed. The cause of this issue was company traffic being misdirected through ISPs in China, Nigeria, and Russia. Google is investigating the issue, but commented that there is no reason to believe this was an attack, with data encrypted for security

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Deal: Get Pixelbook at 25% off: $750!

September 13, 2018

Google CEO Larry Page speaks at a news conference at the Google offices in New York, Monday, May 21, 2012. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

Likely originating out of Page and Pichai’s absence at a recent hearing on Capitol Hill, Bloomberg is out today with a report asking “Where in the World Is Larry Page?” It goes on to detail the Alphabet CEO’s controversial decision to opt-out of the hearing, his broader distancing of himself from the daily politics and issues at Google, and the many distractions that have kept him busy in recent years.

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