EU fines Google $2.7 billion for manipulating shopping search results

Google’s fine is the largest antitrust judgement handed out by the European Commission till now. The European Commission has fined Google a whopping $2.7 billion for antitrust violations pertaining to Google’s Shopping search comparison service. According to the commission, the search engine has been abusing its dominance by “giving illegal advantage to own comparison shopping…

Google app test makes editing photos more social

Right on the heels of killing off Google Talk, the company has admitted it's working on a new app for group photo editing and sharing. While Google already has the chat app Allo and video calling app Duo, it may be feeling pressure from its competito… Source:

Google kills Talk so Hangouts may live

Google has a frankly absurd ecosystem of chat, messaging and texting apps. In theory, the company would like enterprise users to get on board with Hangouts while directing people to Allo for their day-to-day personal chats and texts. In practice, how… Source:

Google might kill Hangouts' text messaging feature

Google might soon begin implementing some big changes to Hangouts, now that the service's purpose has been redefined. According to an email reportedly sent to GSuite admins, you'll stop being able to send and receive text messages through the app on… Source:

Google improves Photos and Duo for lousy connections

Google's been pretty busy this week. It added a location-sharing feature to the Maps app, started allowing sports teams and artists to post directly to its search results, teased us with a preview of Android O and vowed to make sure all Android phone… Source: