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It’s Google’s World. We Just Live In It.

About 20 years ago, I typed Google.com into my web browser for the first time. It loaded a search bar and buttons. I punched in “D.M.V. sample test,” scrolled through the results and clicked on a site. Wow, I thought to myself. Google’s minimalist design was a refreshing alternative to other search engines at the time — remember AltaVista, Yahoo! […]

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U.S. Justice Department to file lawsuit against Google over antitrust violations

The Justice Department is expected to file a lawsuit Tuesday alleging that Google has been abusing its online dominance in online search to stifle competition and harm consumers, a person familiar with the matter told The Associated Press. The litigation marks the government’s most significant act to protect competition since its groundbreaking case against Microsoft more than 20 years ago. […]

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Beats Flex review: Great alternative to AirPods for just £49

Beats has launched a new pair of wireless headphones to coincide with the launch of the iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 Pro. Despite Apple acquiring Beats back in 2014, the street smart brand has continued to thrive independently. It’s also benefited by quietly taking on board plenty of Apple’s tech to make it play especially nice with iPhones and iPads. […]

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Election Tech That’s Super Simple

This article is part of the On Tech newsletter. You can sign up here to receive it weekdays. Friends, I love technology that is deceptively simple and actually helpful to human beings. So I present to you: A new election information website for Centre County, Pa., that’s as easy to use as your favorite shopping site. That’s it. It’s not […]

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Courts fined $9,000 for second data breach in two years

SINGAPORE – Electronics retailer Courts has been fined $9,000 for failing to secure customers’ personal details such as names, mobile numbers and addresses, the second time in two years that it has been found to have breached data protection laws. According to a written decision by the Personal Data Protection Commission (PDPC) published last Friday (Oct 16), a Courts membership […]

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Google Nest Audio review: If only it looked as good as it sounds

We will use your email address only for sending you newsletters. Please see our Privacy Notice for details of your data protection rights. Four years after it was first launched, the Google Home smart speaker has finally been updated with a new look, improved sound, and a brand-new name. Now known as the Nest Audio, this boxy speaker certainly sounds […]

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