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NYT report shows that Google diversity is still an issue

  • 10/03/2018 at 17:54 by It's a Gadget Staff
  • News

GoogleIn the tech community, there has been much talk about diversity in the workplace. A survey looking at Google diversity employment stated the company has majority male employees, either white or Asian. Within Google, there have been efforts to enhance the diversity from some corners and efforts to stop the hiring of a diverse workforce.

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Google Android Go aims again to target low end smartphones

Android Oreo Go EditionGoogle is letting out a new version of Android called Android Go. This new edition of Android aims to give users on inexpensive, low-end models the Android experience on their smartphones. This version is Google’s second attempt in this area following a failed attempt called Android One.

Android Go uses less space, saves data

To start with, Android Go takes up less space as an operating system than the standard Android Oreo version. The OS comes in at just over 3GB, getting rid of almost 2GB of data stored internally. For phones with a low amount of storage, this will be a good thing.

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Google finds security flaw in Microsoft Edge

  • 21/02/2018 at 22:26 by It's a Gadget Staff
  • Technology

Security KeyGoogle found a security flaw in Microsoft’s Edge browser, announcing its finding after Microsoft failed to fix the weakness in the time allowed. The response from Microsoft as to why they were unable to include a security update for this flaw is that the issue was too complicated to have anything ready for February’s update.

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CES 2018 Day 4: Canon, Google, Ford

Canon Concept CES 2018Day 4 of CES is upon us, and the exciting gadgets and ideas keep coming. Canon has a concept camera that utilizes artificial intelligence on show, Google has arrived at CES to push its Google Assistant, Ford and Ojo Electrics collaborated to create a smart electric scooter, a robot from Savioke call Relay robot that acts as a concierge service and a Scrabble-playing robot from ITRI.

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Google Maps is adding the missing details

  • 24/12/2017 at 14:47 by It's a Gadget Staff
  • Technology

Google Maps vs Apple MapsGoogle has been stepping up its game over the last few years with its Google Maps app. Compared to Apple’s Map app, it is a clear winner. However, what does Google do better than it is competitors? Goggle’s skill lies in the details put into Google Maps.

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Russian ad scandal widens as Google confirms YouTube, Gmail and others

  • 15/10/2017 at 19:12 by It's a Gadget Staff
  • News

GoogleGoogle has confirmed that they have found tens of thousands of dollars in advertising purchased by Russian operatives as part of a misinformation campaign aimed at the last election. It continues a trend first found on Facebook, where similar ads had been placed in an attempt to fan instability and strife between groups in the US.

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Google next bet is Home Mini and Home Max

  • 08/10/2017 at 22:51 by It's a Gadget Staff
  • Gadgets

Google Home FamilyLast week Amazon announced a new set of Echo products, furthering their foray into smarthome technology. Not to be outdone, Google has responded by showing off their two new Google Home models, the Mini and Max home speakers. They are designed to cater to the low and high end markets respectively and improve on the original Google Home smarthome tech already available on the marketing.

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