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Google will stop reading your e-mail

Google is stopping one of the most controversial advertising formats: ads inside Gmail that scan users’ e-mail contents. The decision didn’t come from Google’s ad team, but from its cloud unit, which is angling to sign up more corporate customers

Google moves to suppress terrorist propaganda

Google says it is creating new policies and practices to suppress terrorism-related videos, a response to UK lawmakers who have said the internet is a petri dish for radical ideology. Google will increase its use of technology

SoftBank to buy Google’s robot maker

SoftBank Group is taking over Google parent Alphabet’s robot dreams, buying Boston Dynamics to pursue a future when more machines intermingle with humans. As part of the transaction with Alphabet, SoftBank

What Apple will announce at WWDC tonight

For the first time in years, Apple will use its annual developer conference to tout not just its software, but hardware too. When the Worldwide Developers Conference kicks off on Monday in San Jose, California

Apple set to debut Siri smart speaker

Apple is already in your pocket, on your desk and underneath your television. Soon, a device embossed with “Designed by Apple in California” may be on your nightstand or kitchen counter as well

Why Apple is building an AI chip

Apple is reportedly working on a chip called the Apple Neural Engine, which would be dedicated to carrying out artificial intelligence (AI) processing on its mobile devices. The addition of this type of

Google starts to think beyond ads

Google has been trying to move beyond advertising for some time, with mixed results. At its annual I/O developer conference this year, the company multiplied efforts to make money in

Google has another swing at cheap Androids

Google is making another go at getting cheap Android phones to support its latest software, an attempt to lock more consumers in the developing world into the Internet giant’s services. The new programme, called Android

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