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A hurricane and sexual misconduct dominated Google search globally this year. Google released its annual Year in Search stats this week to reveal Hurricane Irma was the most-searched term in 2017, followed by iPhone 8, iPhone X, Matt Lauer and Meghan Markle to round out the top five. In sixth place was the web television series 13 Reasons […]

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Instagram is making discovery on its platform easier with the introduction of hashtags. Hashtags make it easier to find and stay connected with the things that interest you most on the photo-sharing app. “Every day, millions of people share photos and videos and tag them with relevant hashtags. #onthetable, #slime and #floralnails are just a few examples of hashtags that […]

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Facebook went on the defensive today, after derogatory comments about social media from investor and former Facebook executive Chamath Palihapitiya went public. Palihapitiya, while speaking recently at Stanford’s Graduate School of Business, said the state of social media, particularly Facebook, “really bums me out.” He told the audience he feels”tremendous guilt” for helping to shape […]

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Apple’s all-new iMac Pro will hit store shelves this week. In its usual cryptic style, Apple has updated its website to announce iMac Pro would go on sale this Thursday, but did not release any pricing info, although media reports indicate the computer will start at $4,999. Not meant for the average user, this device gives creative professionals […]

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Android creator Andy Rubin is back at the helm of his company, Essential Products, after taking a less-than-two week leave amid rumors of misconduct during his time with Google. Rubin ended his personal leave on Friday, according to a report from Recode.  Although the CEO and founder of Essential Products has only said the leave was due to “personal […]

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Facebook is testing out some new ways to help you be more social. The social network has taken its inspiration from the long forgotten poke button to offer users new ways to greet one another. Users in Canada, the U.K., Australia, Columbia, France and Thailand can now send friends a wave, hug, wink, poke or high five. […]

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The U.S. job market is a changin’. According to the latest research from professional network LinkedIn, technology is leading the way when it comes to the 10 most promising jobs in 2017. Machine Learning Engineer topped the list with nearly 10 times more LinkedIn members indicating it is their profession now than five years ago. […]

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Google has come out on top in a gender discrimination lawsuit after a Superior Court judge rejected a class action claim against the tech titan. The lawsuit, filed September in San Francisco Superior Court, alleged Google “engaged in systemic and pervasive pay and promotion discrimination.” In other words, it allegedly paid its male employees more than their female […]

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Google will pull its popular video service, YouTube, from all Amazon devices come the New Year unless Amazon backs down from its refusal to sell Google products that compete with its own tech offerings. Currently, Amazon has refused to sell Google’s Chromecast streaming device, which competes with its own Fire TV, on its eCommerce site. You […]

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If you are in the market for a new laptop this holiday season, Google’s latest deal may be what you are looking for. The tech titan is selling the Pixelbook and the Samsung Chromebooks Pro and Plus complete with six months of free Netflix until the end of December. Customers who have already purchased a […]

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Google is determined, when you have questions, Google Assistant will be able to help. The company’s Smart assistant can now help you find local services such as electricians, plumbers, house cleaners and anything else you might need. To use the feature, simply say, “OK Google, find me an electrician” to your Assistant on Google Home or […]

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Google has launched a brand new app that allows you to monitor your mobile data. Dubbed Datally, the app helps you to understand how your mobile data works. Via the app, you can see your data usage on a hourly, daily, weekly or monthly basis and receive customized recommendations for how to save more. You then have […]

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Apple has filed a countersuit against Qualcomm, saying the chipmaker has violated a number of the Cupertino company’s patents, according to Reuters. The suit, filed Wednesday in U.S. District Court in San Diego, is in response to the lawsuit Qualcomm filed against the iPhone maker earlier this year.  Qualcomm accused Apple of breaching a number of patents related […]

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Android creator Andy Rubin, CEO and founder of Essential Products, is taking a leave of absence from his company for “personal reasons” that are linked to his departure from Google three years ago, according to The Information. The report, according to The Information, indicated Rubin made his exit from Google not long after an investigation determined he had […]

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Google is bringing more data to your fingertips with an update of its Google Trends service. The tech titan will now enable you to track what people across the globe are searching for in real-time by leveraging data from News, Shopping, Images and YouTube. “Say you’re curious about search interest in Taylor Swift following the recent release of her latest album,” […]

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