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Google has been stealthily working on a successor to Android, and engineers reportedly want to start rolling it out within three years
Sources close to the mysterious project, called Fuchsia, told Bloomberg that engineers working on the software want to begin incorporating it into voice-controlled speakers and other "connected home devices" in the next three years, and on larger devices like laptops in the next five years.
We compared Google Calendar and Apple’s built-in calendar app for the iPhone — and the winner is clear
I put the Apple and Google calendar apps head-to-head — and I found there's a clear winner for anyone looking to stay organized and keep track of their schedule efficiently.
Amazon won a major battle in Seattle, but a Big Tech ‘head tax’ could still happen for Google, Twitter, and Apple
This week, the Seattle City Council repealed a $275 per-employee tax for larger companies amid pressure from Amazon. Mountain View, San Francisco, and Cupertino, California — the homes of Google, Twitter, and Apple — are considering similar head taxes.
US president Donald Trump criticised the European competition watchdog's decision to fine Google $5 billion, saying the EU had 'taken advantage of the U.S.' He appeared to be using the antitrust fine as a salvo in his escalating trade war with the EU.
Photos of the US president first popped up in Google image searches for 'idiot' after British protesters tried to make Green Day's 'American Idiot' trend when Trump visited the UK last week. Demonstrators are now trying to continue that trend by 'Google bombing.'
This chart shows how dominant Google is in Europe and the UK: About 9 out of every 10 consumers there use Google’s search engine
Google was fined by the European watchdog commission for a record $5 billion in violation of antitrust laws, after a 2016 investigation led to the conclusion that Google had abused Android's dominance of the smartphone market in favor of its search engine and Chrome browser.
Google has been fined €4.3 billion ($5 billion) by the EU antitrust watchdog over Android monopoly. But the EU isn't done yet.
One curious detail from the European Commission's announcement of a $5 billion fine against Google involves another tech giant: Amazon.
Google’s CEO says the EU’s record $5 billion antitrust ruling could ‘upset the balance’ of Android and be a huge win for Apple...
Google is appealing the EU's record $5 billion fine over abusing the dominance of Android. CEO Sundar Pichai suggested that the ruling could destroy the Android ecosystem.
There's lots of speculation that Google will eventually be broken up, and that if a split happens, it will be European regulators who are responsible. The woman most likely to pick up the axe is Margrethe Vestager, the European Commissioner for Competition who just handed Google a $5bn fine.