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Broadband

Google Stadia Will Reveal How Stupid Internet Data Caps Are

Streaming products like Stadia, Microsoft's xCloud, and Bethesda's Orion are incompatible with America's ISPs.
Karl Bode
6.10.19
DIY

The Open Source Project That Keeps Google's Hands Off Your Android Data

MicroG gives users control over what data is used, where, when, and how.
Arielle Gordon
6.7.19
Games News

Google’s Ambitious Video Game Streaming Service Arrives in November

If you want to be there on day one, it'll cost you.
Patrick Klepek
6.6.19
tech-internet

The Google Outage Highlights the Perils of a Centralized Internet

Google so far has no answers as to why its massive cloud outage downed everything from Snapchat to 'Rocket League' servers.
Karl Bode
6.3.19
Google

The North Face Secretly Vandalized Wikipedia to Improve its Google Search Ranking

It was a not-so-clever ploy to insert North Face products into Wikipedia articles of famous tourist destinations.
Mitch Bowman
5.30.19
tech-power

Justin Trudeau Announces Plans to Fine Social Media Companies for Fake News

The prime minister said that if social media platforms don't address disinformation there “will be meaningful financial consequences.”
Mack Lamoureux
5.16.19
tech-social-media

A DIY Welding YouTuber Read the Christchurch ‘Manifesto’ to Half a Million Subscribers

YouTube left the video online for over two days, allowing it to generate tens of thousands of views and spread to other channels.
Joseph Cox
5.13.19
Hacking

Google Thought My Phone Number Was Facebook’s and it Ruined My Life

A quirk in Google’s search algorithm turned me into Facebook’s customer support.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
5.9.19
labor

Google Workers Sit-In to Protest Alleged Retaliation Against Women Who Report Sexual Harassment

The organizers say they've been retaliated against, six months after a massive, worldwide walkout.
Caroline Haskins
5.1.19
Late Capitalism

Tech Giants Want to Solve the Housing Nightmare They Helped Create

Welcome to America, where charitable CEOs make housing policy and "affordable" doesn't mean what you think it does.
Ankita Rao
1.25.19
Internet

We Answered Canada’s Most Googled Questions Of 2018

Once again we’re here to answer the questions Canadians are asking. You’re welcome, idiots.
Mack Lamoureux
12.21.18
automation

Hey Google! Is It Cool If My Emails Have Some Fucking Personality?

Gmail's new tools are supposed to make life easier, but they suck the humanity out of writing an email.
Eve Peyser
10.24.18
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