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Google, LLC is an American multinational technology company that specializes in Internet-related services and products, which include online advertising technologies, a search engine, cloud computing, software, and hardware. It is considered one of the Big Five technology companies in the U.S. information technology industry, alongside Amazon, Facebook, Apple, and Microsoft.

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Google announced best apps, games on Google Play Store in 2020 [Video]

Google announced best apps, games on Google Play Store in 2020

The search giant Google recently announced the best apps and games on the Play Store in India for 2020 along with the Users' Choice Awards 2020. According to Mashable, Google also added a few new..

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Netflix Declares More Than $1.3 Billion In UK Revenue [Video]

Netflix Declares More Than $1.3 Billion In UK Revenue

On Saturday, Netflix said it would declare more than $1.3 billion in UK revenue. The news is likely to put pressure on other tech giants like Amazon and Google many of which use tax jurisdictions to..

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Google rolling out new feature called 'Chrome Actions' [Video]

Google rolling out new feature called 'Chrome Actions'

Tech giant Google is gradually rolling out a new feature to Google Chrome 87 that allows the user to type commands in the address bar that performs specific browser actions. According to Mashable, this..

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Google Pay's old application, website to lose payment features in America in January [Video]

Google Pay's old application, website to lose payment features in America in January

Google on Tuesday (local time) said that its payments application Google Pay's iOS, and Android applications along with its website version are set to lose their payment features in America. According..

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G20 to pledge to pay for fair access to vaccines [Video]

G20 to pledge to pay for fair access to vaccines

Leaders of the world's 20 biggest economies on Sunday will pledge to pay for a fair distribution of COVID-19 vaccines, drugs and tests around the world so that poorer countries are not left out, and to..

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Blind runner 'born to run' completes solo 5K, Google technology in hand [Video]

Blind runner 'born to run' completes solo 5K, Google technology in hand

VIDEO SHOWS: PRESIDENT AND CEO FOR GUIDING EYES FOR THE BLIND, 50, THOMAS PANEK, RUNNING 5K IN CENTRAL PARK / INTERVIEW / GOOGLE VIDEO WITH GUIDELINE TECHNOLOGY / INTERVIEW WITH GOOGLE RESEARCH

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Fitbit adds Google Assistant support to smartwatches [Video]

Fitbit adds Google Assistant support to smartwatches

Fitbit on Thursday rolled out a new feature that provides Google assistant support to Sense and Versa 3 smartwatches in the US. According to the Verge, Fitbit OS 5.1 also adds new blood oxygen..

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Google Releasing Chrome For M1 Macs [Video]

Google Releasing Chrome For M1 Macs

Google Releasing Chrome For M1 Macs

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Google Maps introduces 'Trips' tab to remind of previous vacations [Video]

Google Maps introduces 'Trips' tab to remind of previous vacations

Google Maps will soon roll out a new Trips tab in timeline on Android that can present customers an abstract of previous holidays and complete kilometres travelled. According to Mashable, Google Photos..

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Group of 165 Google critics call for EU action [Video]

Group of 165 Google critics call for EU action

A group of 165 companies and industry bodies has called on EU antitrust enforcers to take a tougher line against Google, saying the U.S. tech giant unfairly favours its own services on its web..

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Google Pay gets revised logo in India [Video]

Google Pay gets revised logo in India

Tech giant Google's Pay app- Google Pay (formerly known as Tez and popularly called GPay) in India has been spotted with a colourful new logo. The new logo is currently live only for selected users...

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Google Meet desktop users can now customise backgrounds on video calls [Video]

Google Meet desktop users can now customise backgrounds on video calls

Tech giant Google is introducing custom backgrounds for its Meet video-conferencing platform, the company announced in a blog post. According to The Verge, if the user makes use of Meet in Google's..

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'Can I Change My Vote' Trends on Google [Video]

'Can I Change My Vote' Trends on Google

Tuesday morning saw a surge of Google searches regarding the question.

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Stocks rebound with tech in the lead [Video]

Stocks rebound with tech in the lead

U.S. stocks recovered on Thursday some of the steep losses seen the day before as investors gobbled up high-flying tech names in anticipation of strong quarterly results after the close, which Amazon,..

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Made by Google products go green with recycled materials [Video]

Made by Google products go green with recycled materials

Google announced that it has achieved one of its goals of using recycled materials in all of its Made by Google products. The company had pledged to achieve the goal by 2022 but have announced that..

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Facebook enters cloud gaming with different services than competitors [Video]

Facebook enters cloud gaming with different services than competitors

Facebook has entered the field of cloud-based gaming service and on October 26 introduced cloud games to its existing Facebook Gaming application. The tech giant's cloud gaming services differs from..

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