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European Commission Slaps Google with €2.42 Billion Fine for Unfairly Promoting Its Shopping Comparison Service

European Commission Slaps Google with €2.42 Billion Fine for Unfairly Promoting Its Shopping Comparison Service

The European Commission today slapped Google with a staggering fine of €2.42 billion ($2.7 billion) for using its dominant search position to unfairly promote its own comparison shopping service over its competitors.

OnePlus 5 is an iPhone 7-Lookalike for $479 Featuring Dual-Camera Setup

OnePlus 5 is an iPhone 7-Lookalike for $479 Featuring Dual-Camera Setup

OnePlus, a company previously known for its over the top marketing tactics, today unveiled the OnePlus 5, a $479 iPhone 7-lookalike. The company was greatly applauded for the OnePlus 3/3T last year which was widely considered as among the best Android smartphones of 2016.

Google Will Soon Back up Your Whole Computer With Drive

Google Will Soon Back up Your Whole Computer With Drive

Making sure your files are secure, and easily accessible, is a huge feature, and Google wants to make it even easier by way of Drive.

Google Hires Former Apple Chip Architect to Build Custom Chips for Pixel Smartphones

Google Hires Former Apple Chip Architect to Build Custom Chips for Pixel Smartphones

The A-series of processors has been a hallmark for Apple and its iOS-based devices for quite some time now, with the latest iteration, the A10X Fusion, running the show in the brand new 10.5-inch iPad Pro (and the refreshed 12.9-inch variant, too).

Google Chrome To Start Ad Filtering from Early 2018

Google Chrome To Start Ad Filtering from Early 2018

Google today announced new tools for publishers to ensure that they are able to serve ads that are in accordance with the standards set by the Coalition for Better Ads. The company also announced in its blog post that to provide the best user experience to users, it will be introducing ad filtering support in Chrome from early 2018. A previous report from WSJ had detailed this controversial move from the ad giant.

Essential Home Is a Smart Speaker That Will Be Able to Run Siri, Google Assistant, And Alexa

Essential Home Is a Smart Speaker That Will Be Able to Run Siri, Google Assistant, And Alexa

In addition to the Essential Phone and a modular 360-degree camera accessory for it, Andy Rubin’s Essential also unveiled the Essential Home to take on Amazon’s Echo and Google Home. Purely based on its design, the Essential Home looks much better than Amazon’s Echo and Google Home.

Comparison Shows Just How Far Behind Apple Maps is To Google Maps

Comparison Shows Just How Far Behind Apple Maps is To Google Maps

It’s no secret that Apple Maps simply cannot match up to Google Maps in terms of coverage, details, and information. Nonetheless, it was believed that Apple was working aggressively on improving its mapping service and catch up to Google Maps. A comparison, however, shows just how far ahead Google Maps is and how rapidly Google makes changes to it to keep the information up to date.

Top 10 Google Assistant Tips and Tricks for iPhone

Top 10 Google Assistant Tips and Tricks for iPhone

Google Assistant is now available on the iPhone (well, at least in the US). Assistant is the manifestation of the future of Google, AI, and voice assistants. As we already know, Google is better at voice assistants and online services than Apple. But Google Assistant can’t really be compared to Siri as ultimately it’s an app and it can’t perform system functions that Siri can.

7 Reasons Why Google Assistant Can’t Beat Siri on the iPhone

7 Reasons Why Google Assistant Can’t Beat Siri on the iPhone

Google released Google Assistant for iPhone last week. It is a major u-turn for the search giant, after announcing at last year’s Google I/O conference that it will be available exclusively on Google Pixel.

Google Assistant App for iOS Now Available for Download On US App Store

Google Assistant App for iOS Now Available for Download On US App Store

Following the announcement of bringing Google Assistant to iOS, Google has now made the Assistant app live on the US App Store. The app is only available for iPhone owners in the US for now.