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A trend we are seeing with this year’s flagship smartphones is the adoption of 18:9 aspect ratio displays or 2:1 for the least common denominator types. So far we’ve seen the LG G6 with an 18:9 aspect ratio and now the Samsung Galaxy S8/S8+ with an 18.5:9 screen size. Now Google is urging developers to update their apps to better work with these new screen sizes…

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Google Stories March 28

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Google Stories March 23

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Google has partnered with Howard University to launch a new school campus called Howard West right within its own Mountain View campus. Google says undergraduate students from Howard’s computer science program will have the opportunity to attend the campus-within-a-campus for hands-on learning direct from both Howard staff and Google’s own engineers…

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Google Stories March 21

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Google is all about incorporating all of its different services into a single app, and that is what the company has done with the search app. Now, either when you swipe over to Google Now or launch the Google app, you will see a list of icons below the search bar. Tap on the arrow button on the right side of these to open an app drawer full of different web services…

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YouTube has responded to a growing ad boycott by major brands and government departments in the UK. The boycott was prompted by ads being embedded within and alongside hate videos.

In a blog post, Google apologized for the failure in its policies and filters, and explained the three measures it was taking in response …

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Google Stories March 16

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The internet was in an uproar today after finding out that Google had added a “Beauty and the Beast” segment to the “My Day” feature found within Assistant on the Google Home and Pixel. Although Google claims that this stunt wasn’t actually an advertisement, the negative public opinion was enough for the Beauty and the Beast piece to get removed.

Do you think Google should have ads read by the Assistant?

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