Google Doodle Honors Banjo-Picking Bluegrass Legend Earl Scruggs

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Google honored banjo-picking bluegrass legend Earl Scruggs with its Google Doodle on Friday. Scruggs, who pioneered a musical style known as the “Scruggs style” which became integral to bluegrass, died in 2012 at age 88. The animated Doodle shows off Scruggs’ fingerpicking playing style. Läs mer…

Google board tried to cover up sexual misconduct, shareholders allege

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Google Alphabet directors provided big severance packages to accused executives to keep their conduct quiet, lawsuit says Google employees staged a walkout over sexual harassment in November. Photograph: Bryan R Smith/AFP/Getty Images Alphabet’s board of directors approved outsize severance packages for Google executives accused Läs mer…

'Right to be forgotten' by Google should apply only in EU, says court

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Right to be forgotten NGOs warned of potential harm to internet users’ rights if Google lost ECJ case Google has been inundated with millions of requests to remove material from online searches. Photograph: Mark Lennihan/AP The “right to be forgotten”, which enables claimants to Läs mer…

Doodle for Google Contest Winner is 2nd Grader With A Big Dream

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Google is sharing the work of the 2018 Doodle for Google winner on its US homepage today. Every year for the last ten years, Google have invited students to submit their sketches – this year, entrants were asked to respond to the theme “What Läs mer…

Seven ways technology will change in 2019

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The Observer Technology App stores, Facebook, smartphone photography, even USB cables – they are all facing disruption this year Facebook is in trouble after the UK parliament released its internal emails. Photograph: Joel Saget/AFP/Getty Images 1 Silicon Valley’s cold war with the EU heats Läs mer…

Google shifted $23bn to tax haven Bermuda in 2017, filing shows

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Google Firm used Dutch shell company in move known as ‘double Irish, Dutch sandwich’ that cuts its foreign tax bill Google’s owner, Alphabet, has seen an effective tax rate in the single digits on non-US profits for more than a decade. Photograph: Jeenah Moon/Reuters Läs mer…

iPhone slump: the rivals taking a bite out of Apple

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Apple As firm’s stock falls over sales warnings, it has competition in bid to be the best smartphone Apple’s shock profit warning sends European shares sliding Apple’s £999 iPhone XS has many top-end rivals that are often more capable and can be drastically cheaper. Läs mer…

Folding screens and 5G: what's coming in smartphones in 2019?

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Smartphones After the notch, phone makers are turning to hole-punch selfie cams and bigger screens Google’s Pixel 3 XL launched with one of the largest display cut outs of the year, capping off 2018 as the year of the notch. Photograph: Samuel Gibbs for Läs mer…

Tech gift guide: 10 ideas for last-minute presents

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Money Tech gift guide: 10 ideas for last-minute presents From Apple AirPods to Amazon tablets, here are suggestions for all budgets Tablets are great gifts for all ages – and you don’t need a Christmas jumper to enjoy one. Photograph: Jozef Polc/Alamy Stuck for Läs mer…

How can I remove Google from my life?

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Ask Jack Google Geoffrey writes from his Gmail address to ask how he can stop Google from intruding into almost everything Google permeates almost every facet of online life, making it difficult but not impossible to remove. Photograph: Arnd Wiegmann/Reuters How can I stop Läs mer…

Google’s Earth: how the tech giant is helping the state spy on us

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The long read Google’s Earth: how the tech giant is helping the state spy on us Composite: Alamy/Guardian Design We knew that being connected had a price – our data. But we didn’t care. Then it turned out that Google’s main clients included the Läs mer…