Ahead of US election, Google bans ads linking to hacked political content

New Google Ads policy to enter into effect on September 1, 2020. Read More

Google Pixel 4A arrives: Everything you need to know

After an extended wait, the Pixel 4A is finally here. And it’s available to pre-order right now. Read More

Google invests $450 million in ADT, forms Nest reseller deal

Google said the Nest portfolio would bolster ADT’s security monitoring capabilities and “become the cornerstone” of ADT’s smart home offerings. Read More

Google launches Chrome extension for ad transparency, Trust Token API

Google has taken new steps towards its grand master plan to revamp the online advertising ecosystem. Read More

Google: Eleven zero-days detected in the wild in the first half of 2020

A report from Google’s Project Zero also looks at 2019 zero-day statistics and draws some interesting conclusions. Read More

Microsoft Edge is malware, says angry Windows 7 user

Microsoft has shown old-fashioned aggression in trying to get Windows 10 users to adopt its new browser. Now, even Windows 7 users are finding it a little much. Read More

Back to school: The 5 best Chromebooks for students

Chromebooks are the ideal tool for remote learning: Secure, affordable, easy to manage, and easy to use. No wonder they’re so popular with students and teachers alike. Read More

Microsoft: We’ve fixed mystery bug crashing Edge when Google search is set as default

Before Microsoft delivered the fix, one way to resolve Edge crashing with Google search was to use Microsoft Bing. Read More

Court vacates ACCC v Google location data handling case management hearing

The parties are to sort out agreed terms and revisit the case management process in November. Read More

Google and Facebook to bargain with Aussie news outlets for ‘fair’ payment terms

The platforms would be forced to inform news media businesses of algorithm changes that are likely to materially affect referral traffic to news, the ranking of news behind paywalls, and any substantial changes to the display and presentation of news and advertising directly associated with news. Read More