Google reportedly plans to put its own chips in Chromebook laptops from 2023

Google is edging closer to rolling out its own central processing units, or CPUs, for its Chromebook laptops, according to a report from Nikkei Asia on Wednesday that cites people familiar with the matter. The U.S tech giant reportedly plans to use its CPUs in Chromebooks and tablets that run on the company’s Chrome operating… Continue reading Google reportedly plans to put its own chips in Chromebook laptops from 2023

London tech firms struggle to hire as Silicon Valley giants scale up in the city

LONDON – Technology firms in London are finding it increasingly difficult to recruit tech workers as Silicon Valley tech giants scale up their operations in the U.K. capital. U.S. tech behemoths including Google, Facebook, Amazon, Apple, Microsoft, Palantir and Twitter now employ tens of thousands of tech workers in swanky offices across London, and some… Continue reading London tech firms struggle to hire as Silicon Valley giants scale up in the city

Google updates site that explains how search works as it faces mounting regulatory pressure

Google is launching a redesigned repository that attempts to explain how its core business functions. On Monday, Google Search liaison Danny Sullivan noted that the company redesigned a website it first created in 2016. It now has more information and easier navigation, including how Google’s ranking systems sort through hundreds of billions of web pages,… Continue reading Google updates site that explains how search works as it faces mounting regulatory pressure

Google billionaire Larry Page has been granted New Zealand residency

Page, 48, applied for New Zealand residence in November 2020 via the nation’s “Investor Plus” residency visa but the application was unable to be processed because he was offshore at the time. The visa, which requires applicants to have NZ$10 million ($7 million) to invest in New Zealand over a three-year period, was then processed… Continue reading Google billionaire Larry Page has been granted New Zealand residency

Google is planning a new Silicon Valley campus with hardware hub, plans show

Beginning in 2018, Google spent more than $389 million on land in north San Jose, Calif., and the company has since filed detailed preliminary proposals showing a sneak peak of its plans for the space. The plans, which are filed as an “R&D” facility, show a center for hardware operations and a separate new tech… Continue reading Google is planning a new Silicon Valley campus with hardware hub, plans show

Amazon, Google and other tech companies join government effort to fight ransomware

Amazon, Google and Microsoft are among several tech companies that have agreed to join a government effort to fight ransomware as cyber attacks have become regular threats to U.S. organizations. The Department of Homeland Security’s new Joint Cyber Defense Collaborative (JCDC) will coordinate national cyber defense planning across agencies and with the private sector, according… Continue reading Amazon, Google and other tech companies join government effort to fight ransomware

Google advertising revenue rises 69% from last year

Alphabet reported earnings after the bell. The stock rose more than 3% on the strong numbers. Here are the results. Earnings per share (EPS): $27.26 vs $19.34 per share, according to Refinitiv estimates.Revenue: $61.88 billion vs $56.16 billion, according to Refinitiv estimates.YouTube advertising revenue: $7.00 billion vs $6.37 billion expected, according to StreetAccount estimates.Google Cloud… Continue reading Google advertising revenue rises 69% from last year

In The U.S., Google Searches For ‘Dating’ Have Reached A 5-Year High

It’s the middle of what has already been dubbed a “Hot Vax Summer,” and whether you’re hesitant about getting back out there or ready to flirt, trending Google searches reveal that dating is definitely on our minds. Google tweeted last week that search interest in dating had reached a 5-year high in the U.S. In… Continue reading In The U.S., Google Searches For ‘Dating’ Have Reached A 5-Year High

Google separates with Cloud VP after employees complain about manifesto

Google has parted ways with its VP of developer relations for Google Cloud after a contentious all-hands meeting. “I wanted to share that today is Amr Awadallah’s last day at Google,” wrote Vice President of Engineering & Product for Google Cloud Eyal Manor in an email to staff Thursday evening and viewed by CNBC. “Effective… Continue reading Google separates with Cloud VP after employees complain about manifesto

Google’s iPhone app now lets you delete the last 15 minutes of search history in just two taps— here’s how

Google is rolling out a feature to its iPhone app that lets you quickly delete the last 15 minutes of search history with just two taps. Google’s automatic systems could already be set to delete your web history after three, 18 or 36 months, but this adds an extra layer of privacy. It could be… Continue reading Google’s iPhone app now lets you delete the last 15 minutes of search history in just two taps— here’s how