There’s more to Google than Google: Dataset Search comes out of beta

The company’s search engine is designed for researchers, but casual users are advised to give it a go. Read More

Google to Apple: Safari’s privacy feature actually opens iPhone users to tracking

Google and Apple go to battle over how browsers protect users from third-party tracking. Read More

Microsoft to forcibly install Bing search extension in Chrome for Office 365 ProPlus users

Microsoft will change the default search engine in Chrome from Google to Bing for its Office 365 ProPlus customers starting mid-February. Read More

Google extends updates for Chromebooks, Chrome OS in education, ups prices

A Chromebook bought in 2020 will have support and updates extending into 2028. Google also updated its admin console and added creative apps. Read More

14% of Android app privacy policies contain contradictions about data collection

An analysis of 11,430 Play Store apps found that 14.2% used a privacy policy with contradicting statements about user data collection practices. Read More

Google’s desktop Search tweak: Clearer? No, it’s just more clutter, say users

Some users complain the addition of icons ahead of search results doesn’t help them find credible sources. Read More

No Google Maps, no problem: Huawei will use TomTom’s maps and data

The Chinese manufacturer’s phones will be fitted with TomTom’s navigation services. Read More

Google reveals new Python programming language course: Scholarships for 2,500

Google creates a new Python training certificate to boost your chances of getting a job. Read More

Who needs Google? Huawei wants mobile developers to build for its new app store

But the success of the Chinese manufacturer’s charm campaign – and mobile platform – is far from certain. Read More

Meet the new Microsoft Edge: Your move, Google

Microsoft has started rolling out its new Edge browser to the general public. Its new features should be welcomed by consumers and enterprise customers, but how will Google respond? Read More