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Google Plus Will Be Shut Down After User Information Was Exposed

Google Plus Will Be Shut Down After User Information Was Exposed Image Google announced the decision to shut down Google Plus on Monday.CreditCreditMark Lennihan/Associated Press By Daisuke Wakabayashi Oct. 8, 2018 Google said on Monday that it would shut down Google Plus, the company’s long-struggling answer to Facebook’s giant social ...

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As Google Feeds Cats, Owl Lovers Cry Foul

Image CreditJason Henry for The New York Times As Google Feeds Cats, Owl Lovers Cry Foul In a Silicon Valley park, burrowing owls are dying and disappearing. Public records and a bit of snooping uncovered a path that led to Google and its feline-loving employees. CreditJason Henry for The New ...

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Contentious Memo Strikes Nerve Inside Google and Out

SAN FRANCISCO — After leaving Harvard’s doctorate program in systems biology to join Google as a software engineer in 2013, James Damore joked on his Facebook page that he knew he had made the right move as he enjoyed a morning smoothie with oats. It was the type of workplace ...

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How Google Cashes In on the Space Right Under the Search Bar

SAN FRANCISCO — Before Sergey Brin and Larry Page founded Google, they wrote a research paper as doctoral students at Stanford University in which they questioned the appropriateness of ads on search engines. “It could be argued from the consumer point of view that the better the search engine is, ...

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Review: Google Home

I’d be lying if I said unplugging my Amazon Echo didn’t feel a bit like a breakup. “Alexa,” I whispered while pulling the plug, “it’s just for now.” But it wasn’t Alexa, it was me. More specifically, it was someone else. I needed the space for Google Home. The $ 129 ...

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Review: Google Pixel

Kelsey McClellan for WIRED I write about gadgets, which means everyone asks me what laptop/ phone/ dishwasher to buy. I struggle with this, because the answer often starts, “It depends.” Unless you ask about a phone. In that case, I usually say get an iPhone. Don’t get me wrong. I love Android. But the ...

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