• Google explains why the Pixel 6’s fingerprint scanner may be sluggish.
    There’s a lot to rave about with the Google Pixel 6 and 6 Pro, but their fingerprint scanners are not among those things. Since the Pixel 6 release in October, users have been complaining about its sluggish, unreliable fingerprint scanner that makes the phone a hassle to unlock. Google has finally responded to those complaints, […]
  • Microsoft and Google openly feuding amid hacks, competition inquiries
    Google and Microsoft are at knives drawn. Driven in part by pressure from lawmakers and regulators over the extraordinary power the two technology companies wield over American life, the California-based search engine giant and Washington-based software firm are wrestling to throw each other under the bus. Tensions between Microsoft Corp and Alphabet-owned Google have been […]

Computers & Electronics:

  • Google bans ‘stalkerware’ from Play store
    Google has issued a ban on any software that allows an individual to track the whereabouts of other users without their consent, apps often referred to as ‘stalkerware‘. As a part of new changes to its Developer Program Policy, Google said that Android apps intending to monitor other users’ behaviour will be obliged to present the tracked user with […]

Social Media:

  • Facebook Cracks Down on ‘Potentially Harmful’ Groups
    (Photo by Mateusz Slodkowski/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images) Facebook is cracking down on Groups that break company rules. Changes like improved recommendations and restricted reach are rolling out globally over the […]