Tag Archives: Google

Is Google facing a record E.U. Fine by End of August 2017?

There is a rumor that European antitrust officials are preparing a record fine against Google. Margrethe Vestager, the European Union’s competition chief, is reported ‘in the final stages of ruling on the case’.

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Google brings Backup and Sync for Google Drive

Google just announced an update for Backup and Sync to save and sync local files from PC or Mac to Google Drive.

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Googles support periods for Nexus and Pixel devices

Google has published/refreshed the support periods for its Nexus and Pixel devices. These periods marks the end of Android support.

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Google announces Android O

Google has announced Android O, the next major release of the mobile devices operating system. This new OS should come with many new features.

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Windows has a zero-day vulnerability–Google closes it in Chrome browser

[German]Google published a previously publicly-unknown vulnerability in Windows kernel and closes it in Google Chrome browser.

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Use the RGB to Hex color converter in Google Search

Sometimes it’s necessary to convert hexadecimal into RGB color values. There are some tools for this. But with this tip, you can use a browser and Google search do do the conversion.

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Google introduces Pixel phones and more devices

Yesterday Google has announced several new products at a press event. Two new Pixel smartphones, a VR head set, Google Home smart speakers, 4K Chromecast Ultra and Google WiFi. Here is a short overview.

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Surveillance: Google collects meta data (phone calls, SMS) from Android phones

[German]It seems that Google has established a surveillance function for Android phones. They are claiming the right, to collect and store meta data from incoming/outgoing phone calls and SMS from Android smartphones.

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FREAK: Why US policy sets Apple & Google products at risk

US intelligence service requests for SSL spying capabilities and NSA activities has been already causing collateral damages to US tech companies. Now the next act has been revealed: Apple and Google products are more vulnerable as they could be, due … Continue reading

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