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Google slapped with $5 billion fine by EU for Android antitrust breach

European antitrust regulators have fined Google with a 4.34 billion euro ($5.04 billion) fine for abusing its position in the smartphone market to increase the dominance of its search engine, the European Commission announced in a statement
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Google Cloud outage brings down Snapchat, Spotify, Discord, and 'Pokémon Go'

A Google Cloud outage is causing major headaches for some of the most popular apps. Snapchat, Spotify, Discord, and Pokémon Go all went down for portions of the afternoon Tuesday, after an unspecified issue with Google's App Engine. SEE ALSO
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What It Takes For a New CEO to Make a Successful Transition

There is nothing more exciting than the moment a new leader is announced. Employees Google the new CEO while wondering what they will do to change the organization. A new leader brings new ideas. She or he offers a new...
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How to send spam calls straight to voicemail with Google's phone app

Google just gave us another good reason to use its phone app: better protection from spam callers.  The company's phone app for Android has a new setting that can automatically detect spam calls and send them straight to voicemail so your phone
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Greenhouse Raises $50 Million, Touts Diversity Offering

Greenhouse, a popular applicant tracking solution, joined a growing number of its peers raising money lately. Hired, for example, just raised $30 million. Phenom People recently raised $22 million. I could go on, but the gist is recruitment remains
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Google search data shows just how horrible the year 2017 really was

2017 was a very bad year, and Google's here to remind us of that.  The tech giant released a list and "Year in Search 2017" video detailing all of 2017's highest-trending searches, which, as you may have guessed are all fairly grim.  SEE
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Tell your boss to get bent with Google's 'working hours' feature

You work a 9-to-5, and yet some jerk in the office keeps scheduling you for 8 a.m. meetings.  This madness has to stop, and, thanks to Google's new Working Hours feature that prevents people from adding you to meetings on Google Calendar
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Dish Network's 'Hopper' DVR now offers Google Assistant voice controls

Dish Network customers won't have to change the channel from their remote controls anymore. Now, they can just ask Google. Dish Network announced on Monday that all generations of its Hopper DVR set-top boxes will be compatible with Google Assistant
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Oprah just Googled herself for the first time ever and learned so much

Oprah is so humble it took her until 2018 to Google herself. For comparison, I first "Googled" myself with WebCrawler in 1997. Either way, it's disarming. Oprah revealed the results of her very first Google in an interview with British Vogue this
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Get Chromecast and a Google Home Mini bundled together at Walmart — on sale for $66

If companies like Google and Amazon have their way, everything in the house is going to use hands-free controls. The trick is finding the right gear to make sure everything is working with no hiccups. To that end, Walmart has a great deal to get

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