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Justice Department preparing Google antitrust investigation
The U.S. Department of Justice is preparing to launch an antitrust investigation against Google, according to several recent reports.
Google Feed, formerly Google Now, is now Google Discover
The way that Google informs its app users on the latest news and personal information will be the way that it will inform all of its mobile web users.
Google Podcasts inching closer to existence
There’s code from an upcoming version of the Google Android app that signals a dedicated app for podcasts. They’re currently tucked into Google Play Music.
The 1975 are playing… games with Android SMS logs and Google search
If you’re searching up details about the rock band from Manchester or a Portuguese travel agency, you may end up finding out more about your recent texts instead.
Custom hot phrases allowed in future update to Google app
“Hey, Google,” “OK, Google,” “Yo, Google?” Perhaps soon enough with a roll-out of a new feature for Google Assistant to be updated through the Google app.
Google estimated to be paying Samsung even more than Apple for search engine pre-loading
As the world’s number one smartphone vendor, Samsung is likely charging Google around $3.5 billion a year for search engine preinstallation.