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Google asked to fix abortion searches returning ‘fake clinics’ – World news

Google asked to fix abortion searches returning ‘fake clinics’ – World news

Some Democratic members of Congress have asked Alphabet CEO Sundar Pichai to address concerns about Google search and map results for abortion information that are including “anti-abortion fake clinics.” Sen. Mark Warner, D-Va., and Rep. Elissa Slotkin, D-Mich., in a letter dated Friday, called “especially concerning” a report from the non-profit organization, the Center for …

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Ștefania Mărăcineanu Honoured With Google Doodle Celebrating the Romanian Physicist’s 140th Birthday

Ștefania Mărăcineanu Honoured With Google Doodle Celebrating the Romanian Physicist’s 140th Birthday

Ștefania Mărăcineanu, a Romanian physicist, has been honoured on her 140th birthday with a Google doodle. Ștefania was born in 1882 in Bucharest, Romania, and went on to become one of the pioneers in the discovery and research of radioactivity. Mărăcineanu’s PhD thesis was on polonium, an element that physicist Marie Curie discovered. During her …

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Google Urged by US Lawmakers to Fix Abortion Searches That Steer Women to ‘Fake Clinics’

Google Urged by US Lawmakers to Fix Abortion Searches That Steer Women to ‘Fake Clinics’

US lawmakers urged Alphabet’s leading Google search engine to give accurate results to people seeking abortions rather than sometimes sending them to “crisis pregnancy centres,” which steer woman away from the procedures. The request came in a letter, whose top signatories were Senator Mark Warner and Representative Elissa Slotkin, sent to Google on Friday and …

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Lawmakers urge Google to tackle misleading abortion search results – World news

Lawmakers urge Google to tackle misleading abortion search results – World news

Senator Mark Warner (D-VA) questions David Marcus, head of Facebook’s Calibra (digital wallet service), during testimony before a Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee hearing on “Examining Facebook’s Proposed Digital Currency and Data Privacy Considerations” in Washington, July 16, 2019. Erin Scott | Reuters Several lawmakers are urging Google to clamp down on misleading …

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Google Meet Gets Picture-in-Picture, Multi-Pin Video Options on Chrome Browser

Google Meet Gets Picture-in-Picture, Multi-Pin Video Options on Chrome Browser

Google Meet gets Picture-in-Picture mode on Chrome. Meet has been one of the most preferable online platforms for official meetings and educational classes. Now the search giant has added a nifty picture-in-picture mode to Meet, which will allow users to see up to four video tiles of meeting attendees in a floating window on top …

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Government Orders Employees Not to Use Google Drive, Dropbox, VPNs

Government Orders Employees Not to Use Google Drive, Dropbox, VPNs

A new government order restrict employees from using third-party, non-government cloud platforms including Google Drive and Dropbox as well as virtual private network (VPN) services including NordVPN and ExpressVPN. The order passed by the National Informatics Centre (NIC) has been circulated to all ministries and departments and all government employees are required to comply with …

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Google may offer seven kinds of bands with Pixel Watch

Google may offer seven kinds of bands with Pixel Watch

The Pixel Watch — being the first from Google — has generated a lot of curiosity. The tech giant gave a glimpse of the Pixel Watch at its annual developer conference in May this year. The Pixel Watch is expected to launch later this year. A report by 9to5Google details what kind of straps/bands that …

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Google starts rolling out PiP support for Google Meet on Chrome

Google starts rolling out PiP support for Google Meet on Chrome

Google previewed the Picture-in-Picture (PiP) feature for Google Meet’s desktop version on Chrome and the feature is finally rolling out to a select group of Google account users. The search engine giant has officially confirmed the rollout of the new PiP for Meet on desktop along with the ability to pin multiple video feeds via …

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Google Fined $260,000 by Russian Court for Breaching Data Rules

Google Fined 0,000 by Russian Court for Breaching Data Rules

A Moscow court on Thursday said it had fined Alphabet’s Google RUB 15 million (roughly 2.07 crore) for repeatedly failing to comply with a Russian law requiring technology companies to localise user data. Russia has issued multiple fines to foreign technology companies in recent years over a range of infringements, in what critics say is …

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pixel: Google Pixel 6a complete spec sheet leaked online: What to expect

pixel: Google Pixel 6a complete spec sheet leaked online: What to expect

The rumour mill surrounding the upcoming Google Pixel 6a smartphone has been pretty active lately. The device is part of the tech giant’s latest Pixel 6 series and is confirmed to launch in India. Recently, a full unboxing and hands-on video of the upcoming handset was leaked online that even included a side-by-side comparison with …

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