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Google Expands Further Into China, Opens Shenzhen Office

  After opening a research lab focused on artificial intelligence (AI) in China – its first such centre in Asia – Google is said to have opened another office in the country. According to a report in TechCrunch on Wednesday, the new workspace for Googlers is in Shenzhen – a city that is home …

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Google’s Paris Office Reportedly Raided by Investigators Over Tax Case

French investigators raided Google’s Paris headquarters on Tuesday as part of a probe over tax payments, a source close to the finance ministry told Reuters. Investigators have been probing Google’s offices in central Paris since 5:00am (3:00am GMT), said the source, who declined to be named. “A raid is underway …

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Google Health Search Launched in India

Google on Tuesday announced that it is launching its health search feature in India, powered byKnowledge Graph. Google health, which is now live in the country, returns relevant and verified medical details, presented as cards, on the search page when online searches on health-related topics are made. India is the …

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Google Tweaks ‘Right to Be Forgotten’ in EU Searches

Google said Friday it would implement changes in how it applies the so-called right to be forgotten for online searches made in Europe. The changes, to be implemented next week, would close a loophole that allowed Europeans to find deleted entries by using Google.com instead of the search page for …

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Google, Facebook, and Others Plan Briefs Supporting Apple’s iPhone Case

Alphabet Inc’s Google, Facebook Inc, Microsoft Corp and Twitter Inc will all file or sign on to amicus briefs in support of Apple Inc’s fight against a magistrate’s order, which requires it to help the US Federal Bureau of Investigation break into a San Bernardino shooter’s iPhone. Sources familiar with …

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Google, TechHub Join Hands to Boost ‘Startup India’ Initiative

Internet giant Google and global community for tech entrepreneurs TechHub on Wednesday announced their global partnership that will benefit startups from India for the first time. The partnership with Google for Entrepreneurs will bring more opportunities to TechHub’s 700-plus tech startups around the world including India, said a statement released …

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Google plans to launch its own Gear VR competitor later this year

The mobile VR space is going to heat up very soon as Google reportedly starts prepping a GearVR competitor to be launched sometime this year. The Verge reports that the device will feature a slew of new sensors, a plastic casing and add support for a wider range of smartphones. Google’s …

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Google Chrome 48 With Multiple Security Fixes Released for Desktop

Google has released the version 48.0.2564.82 of its Chrome browser for Linux, Windows, and OS X. The updated version brings several fixes and improvements on both desktop and mobile devices. The Chrome v48 brings a number of bug fixes most of which were detected using AddressSanitizer, Controle Flow Integrity, and …

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Casio Smart Outdoor Watch

The Casio Smart Outdoor Watch WSD-F10, an absolute mouthful of a name which will set you back a cool $500 (around £350, AU$700) when it goes on sale in April. Front and centre of this rugged wearable is the sizable 1.32-inch, 320 x 300 display which is certainly a presence …

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Facebook and Google are fighting it out in Indian villages for the ultimate internet supremacy

Two of the world’s largest internet companies, Google and Facebook, are fighting for internet supremacy in Indian villages.  On Dec. 16, Google CEO Sundar Pichai—on his first overseas visit as the new head of the search giant—addressed a packed ballroom in Delhi. Dressed in a casual grey shirt and jeans, …

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