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Google to Charge Government Agencies for User Data Access as Requests Hit Record High

Tech companies hold enormous volumes of data. The data is used for various money-making projects (through user consent, although you may not know what...

Google’s Policing of Rogue Mobile Loan Apps is Hardly Effective and It Shows

A couple of days ago, it emerged that many loan apps were running their trade normally, with their tools live in Google Play Store...

Clicked: Alphabet Joins the Trillion-Dollar Club Plus More ICYMI Tech Stories

It has been a rollercoaster this past week in terms of what tech giants have been up to and Clicked is here to break...
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Google Photos Has a Neat Feature to Help You Relive the Best Moments of 2019

Google Photos, a photo-sharing and storage service from the Mountain View-based tech giant has a really neat feature for its users as the year...
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Watchlist Will Let You Keep up With Succession Straight From Google’s Search

Google's search function on the web and its apps provides so much information thanks to the Knowledge panel. Google Search is about to get...
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Google Loon Signs Overflight Agreement with Uganda’s Government

Google Loon has signed an overflight agreement with Uganda as they work towards the provision of service in the region.
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DuckDuckGo Gets a Huge Endorsement from Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey

Privacy. This topic has been the taken centre stage this year as companies rushed to introduce features that ensure users privacy is taken seriously....
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Microsoft is Testing Google Services Integration in Outlook

Outlook is one of Microsoft's most recognizable service's especially in the corporate world. Many professionals rely on Outlook to sort out their multitude of...
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Google RCS Chat is WhatsApp’s True Competitor, Here is How to Activate it

RCS is an upgrade to traditional SMS text messaging which includes features you see on regular messaging apps like WhatsApp. This is done on...
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Google Chrome Will Soon Shame Slow Websites and Reward Optimized Ones

Google has just announced that its browser app, Chrome will soon start to identify and label slow websites while rewarding optimized websites. When browsing...
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South Africa Becomes the Second African Country to Get Free Google Wi-Fi

Google held their first Google for South Africa event, a few days after the one in Kenya and they have introduced interesting products for...
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Google Buys Popular Wearables Company Fitbit For $2.1 billion

Alphabet, Google's parent company has announced that they are buying the popular wearable company, Fitbit. The tech giant is buying Fitbit for $2.1 billion which...
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YouTube Begins Testing New UI, Puts Comments Above ‘Up Next’ Recommendations

Google has been experimenting on its YouTube Android app for a while now and most of its features eventually go live such as revamping...

Google Working on an Ad-Blocker for Chrome That’ll Remove ‘Heavy Ads’

If those annoying ads interrupt your usual daily scrolling through the rabbit hole that is the internet when using Chrome, then help is on...
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Everything Announced Today at the Second Google for Kenya Event

Google held their second Google for Kenya event and it was jam packed with a lot of announcement tailored for this market. The event...

Android 9 Pie Installed on Nearly a Quarter of All Android Devices as Android 10 Launched

Google has finally released the numbers showing distribution comparisons of its recent operating systems. One number that stands out is that Android 9 Pie...
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Heavily Leaked Google Pixel 4 Features 90Hz Display, Updated Cameras

The long awaited (and massively leaked) Google Pixel 4 has been launched today by Google. There has been so much drama around this phone,...

Google to Require New Devices to Launch with Android 10 If Approved After January 31, 2020

Google really wants to make Android 10 be adopted by as many devices as possible before Android 11 Beta 1 goes live early next...

Default Google Apps for Devices Shipping with Android 10 and Android 10(Go Edition)

In Google controlling how Android 10 will be adopted by different smartphone manufactures, the company set new default Google apps that will ship on...

Google Takes Control with Android 10, Forces OEMs to Hide Their Gesture Navigation Systems

With Android 10, Google wants to exert control over how gesture navigation will be implemented especially by non-Google devices. Google Mobile Services have outlined...

Google Has an Actual Graveyard for Its Dead Products

Halloween is around the corner and is a time to celebrate the spooky. Google is also in a mood for this season and they're...
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Google Password’s Best Feature is Coming to Chrome

I have been an avid user of Google’s password saver feature on Android. It was introduced alongside Android 8 Oreo. It is a lifesaver...

No, Facebook and Google Don’t Control Websites That Receive 70% of All Internet Traffic

Lately, there have been calls by 2020 US Presidential hopefuls to break up big tech companies like Facebook and Google. One of the democratic...

Google to Launch Android 10(Go Edition) Later This Year, Promises More Security and Speed

Google is set to launch Android 10(Go Edition) slated for devices with less than 1.5GB RAM and it is going to more secure and...

Google Confirms Huawei Mate 30 Won’t Launch with its Licensed Android Version or its Apps and Services

If you were looking forward to purchasing the Huawei Mate 30, then this news will damp you down. Huawei's flagship phone for this year...
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Google Cracks the Whip on Predatory Loan Apps on Play Store

You may have seen a deluge of loan apps on the Play Store and they have become quite popular since they offer easy credit...
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Google to Finally Drop Support for Unencrypted FTP Connections in Chrome

Some of us have used File Transfer Protocol (FTP) connections to get access to files from the internet. Often, the file-hosting system is used...

Google Removes 85 Adware-Infected Gaming, Camera and Photo Editing Apps from the Play Store

The Google Play Store is the most popular and important app distribution platform on Android and its official nature makes threat actors publish innocent-looking...
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KRA Seeks to Tax Foreign and Local Revenue Generating Apps

Governments have been catching up trying to cash in on the digital revolution that has been the case for the past decade. Apps have...
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Google Employed Machine Learning to Generate the ‘Nigerian Accent’ for Maps

One of the biggest problems in the world is language barriers. The tech industry has made this a bit better with tools like Google...

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