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Google To Lift Ban On Coronavirus-Related Advertisements

Medical bodies, governmental agencies and NGOs to be allowed to run Covid-19 ads, followed by political organisations, Google confirms

6 hours ago

Coronavirus: Google Releases Location Data To Help Authorities Check Lock-downs

Location data is being released by Google in 131 countries so officials can see if people are obeying self-isolating rules

3 days ago

Coronavirus: Google Cancels Annual April Fools’ Pranks

Search engine giant Google opts out from any April fools' pranks this year, due to the Coronavirus pandemic impacting the…

5 days ago

Coronavirus: Google Pledges $800 Million For Covid-19 Crisis

Search engine giant pledges $800 million to fight against Coronavirus, mostly with the provision of free advertising for organisations

6 days ago

Former Google Staffer Pleads Guilty To Trade Secret Theft

Former senior executive at Google's self-driving car project, who defected to Uber, pleads guilty to theft of trade secrets

2 weeks ago

Coronavirus: Netflix, YouTube Lower Streaming Quality To Ease Network Strain

Streaming platforms respond to requests to halt high-definition streaming, with confirmation that Europe will see reduction in video quality

2 weeks ago

Coronavirus: Google Orders All North American Staff To Work From Home

Alphabet's Google division has ordered all of its Northern American staff to work from home, if possible, until at least…

4 weeks ago

Facebook Shutters London Offices After Coronavirus Infection

Company closes offices for 'deep cleaning' after visiting employee from Singapore diagnosed with coronavirus, as tech companies see impact around…

4 weeks ago

One Billion Android Phones At Hack Risk – Which?

Which? report warns hundreds of millions of Android phones are now at risk because they are no longer receiving security…

1 month ago

Honeywell Plans To Launch Powerful Quantum Computer

High performance computing. Quantum computer to be build by Honeywell this year, and it claims it will be more powerful…

1 month ago