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Google is reportedly removing Google Now Launcher from the Play Store

Google has offered the option to install its own Google Now-based app launcher on any Android device since August 2014, but it appears that’s about to change. According to a leaked email sent to Android Police, Google is planning on removing the Google Now Launcher from the Play Store by …

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Facebook, Apple and Google pen letter opposing Trump’s travel ban | US news

Some of Silicon Valley’s most prominent technology companies, including Alphabet (Google), Apple, Microsoft, Facebook, Uber and Stripe, have co-authored a draft letter formally opposing Donald Trump’s executive order on immigration, arguing that “a blanket suspension is not the right approach”. The executive order, released on 27 January, temporarily banned people …

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Amazon Hands Google Shopping A Major Win – Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG)

In what could prove to be a major win for Google (GOOG, GOOGL) Shopping, Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) recently began buying its product listing ads (PLAs), at least on a trial basis. According to marketing firm Merkle Group Inc., the retailer started running the ads around December 20. We have seen Amazon …

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Google, Apple, Facebook plan draft joint letter opposing Trump’s travel ban

Drew Angerer | Getty Images (L to R) Jeff Bezos, chief executive officer of Amazon, Larry Page, chief executive officer of Alphabet Inc. (parent company of Google), Sheryl Sandberg, chief operating officer of Facebook, Vice President-elect Mike Pence listen as President-elect Donald Trump speaks during a meeting at Trump Tower, …

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How Google Is Restoring Wildlife Habitats In The Middle Of Silicon Valley Office Parks | Co.Exist

A century and a half ago, the area that is now the Google campus in Mountain View, California—sandwiched between the bay and oak savannahs—was made up of wildflower-filled meadows, wetlands, scattered oaks, and sprawling willow groves. Part of the land was later farmed, and by the 1990s it became an …

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Google is finally making web apps first-class citizens on Android

Google announced today that it’ll be further integrating web apps into Android. Now, web apps will appear in the app drawer alongside full applications, and offer the same notification controls, where previously Google had set them to only appear as home screen icons. It’s part of a push by Google …

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Google Home: The smart person’s guide

Image: Google There’s always a new tech product that leads to a battle between products. There has been PC vs. Mac, iPhone vs. Android, and now it’s an all out battle for smart home hubs. Google has an uphill battle in its fight against Amazon’s Alexa. TechRepublic’s smart person’s guide …

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Our ad spend on Google and Facebook dwarfs $90 million Snap purchases: WPP CEO

WPP clients invested $90 million in Snapchat ads last year, but spending on the social media upstart was overshadowed by far more established networks Facebook and Alphabet’s Google, Sir Martin Sorrell told CNBC on Friday. Sorrell spoke a day after Snapchat’s parent, Snap, officially filed for its hotly anticipated initial …

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Google recipe search helps you decide what to cook

The new recipe search allows you to see a carousel of meal suggestions The algorithm is based on flavours, ingredients and how food is prepared It is currently on the app but no word of when it will be available for desktop By Phoebe Weston For Mailonline Published: 09:11 EST, …

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Google To Shut Down Hands Free Mobile Pay Pilot

Share Tweet Share Share Share Email We hardly knew ye, Google Hands Free. And many didn’t get the chance to know you at all… Less than a year after the tech giant began testing its touchless mobile pay system in San Francisco, Google reported it will soon be pulling the plug …

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