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Google tackles Chromecast wi-fi blasting bug

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Google has started rolling out a patch that will prevent Cast-enabled devices from killing your WiFi connection. The patch is rolling out to Android devices as a Google Play services update. Apparently, they sometimes beam too much data at a very high speed in a very short amount of time, slowing down and even disrupting WiFi connections when you try to Cast to Chromecast, Google Home and Android TVs. It'll probably hit your device soon if it hasn't yet, but its APK is now available for download in case you're worried that the bug can affect your binge-watching session this weekend.

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Google fights “right to be forgotten” in England

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Google Inc is bracing for its first battle in a London court over the so-called “right to be forgotten. Google fights right to be forgotten on the legal front in London court. Google has publicly raised the alarm about risks to freedom of speech that it says are posed by the right to be forgotten. Two separate European Court of Justice cases about that right “represent a serious assault on the public’s right to access lawful information,” the tech giant’s general counsel, Kent Walker, said in a blog post in November.

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Google and China’s Tencent Find Being Friends Has Benefits

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They entered a long-term patent cross-licensing agreement for a broad range of products and technologies, the two companies said Friday, adding they were open to more cooperation in the future. will license each other’s technology patents, a deal that could help the former broaden its toehold in the Chinese market and accelerate the global expansion of the latter. Chris DeAngelis, China general manager for technology consultancy Alliance Development Group, sees the tie-up with Google as a sign of Tencent’s global ambitions. Cross-licensing deals allow companies to license each other’s technology for use in different markets, said Lester Ross, an attorney at WilmerHale in Beijing.

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Apple, Google Employee Shuttle Buses Attacked

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We just wanted to let you know that our site content is, of course, available to you absolutely free of charge. Our ads are the only way we have to be able to bring you the latest high-quality content, which is written by professional journalists, with the help of editors, graphic designers, and our site production and I.T. staff, as well as many other talented people who work around the clock for this site. The chartered buses are unmarked and do not offer any visible connection to Google or Apple, Montiel said. The buses suffered window damage, perhaps from a BB gun or rocks, Montiel said.

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Google announces patent agreement with Tencent

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Google announces patent agreement with Tencent amid China pushSuch agreements enable tech firms to "focus on building better products and services for their users," said Mike Lee, Google's head of patents. The agreement with the Chinese social media and gaming firm Tencent covers a broad range of products and paves the way for collaboration on technology in the future, Google said on Friday, without disclosing any financial terms of the deal. The company announced this month that it had invested in Chinese livestream gaming app Chushou, which is similar to Google's own YouTube game livestreaming services. It also oversees one of the country's most popular app stores and hosts the country's biggest gaming and livestream platforms.

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Apple, Alphabet Employee Buses Damaged by Vandals During Commute

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Reuters, 19 January 2018. Vandals damaged Apple and Alphabet charter buses carrying employees to and from work in California's Silicon Valley in recent days, police said on Thursday. The cracked windows did not injure anyone but Apple shifted shuttles to a longer route as a precaution. Others | 09 Feb 2017Oral-B Launches Two Electric Rechargeable Toothbrushes in India. Others | 12 Dec 2016Xiaomi Launches Electric Scooter With a Foldable Design.

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Apple, Alphabet Employee Buses Damaged by Vandals During Commute

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Reuters, 19 January 2018. Vandals damaged Apple and Alphabet charter buses carrying employees to and from work in California's Silicon Valley in recent days, police said on Thursday. The cracked windows did not injure anyone but Apple shifted shuttles to a longer route as a precaution. Others | 09 Feb 2017Oral-B Launches Two Electric Rechargeable Toothbrushes in India. Others | 12 Dec 2016Xiaomi Launches Electric Scooter With a Foldable Design.

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Google announces patent agreement with Tencent amid China push

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The agreement with the Chinese social media and gaming firm Tencent covers a broad range of products and paves the way for collaboration on technology in the future, Google said on Friday, without disclosing any financial terms of the deal. BEIJING (Reuters) - Alphabet Inc's Google has agreed to a patent licensing deal with Tencent Holdings Ltd as it looks for ways to expand in China where many of its products, such as app store, search engine and email service, are blocked by regulators. The company announced this month that it had invested in Chinese livestream gaming app Chushou, which is similar to Google's own YouTube game livestreaming services. "By working together on agreements such as this, tech companies can focus on building better products and services for their users," said Mike Lee, Google's head of patents.

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Google and Temasek are investing in Indonesia's Go-Jek as ride-hailing rivalry deepens: sources, Business Insider

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Google, Singapore investor Temasek and China's Meituan-Dianping are investing in Go-Jek as part of a $1.2 billion fundraising round, bolstering the Indonesian ride-hailing firm in its battle with deep-pocketed rivals Grab and Uber, sources said. "As a strategic investor, Google can add a lot to Go-Jek's business," said one source. The Go-Jek investment would mark a deepening of Google's bet on Asia. Both Grab and Uber are expanding in Go-Jek's home market, which is Southeast Asia's most populous country and where locals are keen to lap up an array of mobile-based services.

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Google announces patent agreement with China's Tencent

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The agreement with the Chinese social media and gaming firm Tencent covers a broad range of products and paves the way for collaboration on technology in the future, Google said on Friday, without disclosing any financial terms of the deal. BEIJING (Reuters) - Alphabet Inc's Google has agreed to a patent licensing deal with Tencent Holdings Ltd as it looks for ways to expand in China where many of its products, such as app store, search engine and email service, are blocked by regulators. The company announced this month that it had invested in Chinese livestream gaming app Chushou, which is similar to Google's own YouTube game livestreaming services. "By working together on agreements such as this, tech companies can focus on building better products and services for their users," said Mike Lee, Google's head of patents.

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