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Frederic Lardinois / TechCrunch:
Google is rolling out FLoC, its alternative to third-party cookies and a crucial part of its Privacy Sandbox project for Chrome, as a developer origin trial   —  Google today announced that it is rolling out Federated Learning of Cohorts (FLoC), a crucial part of its Privacy Sandbox project for Chrome, as a developer origin trial.
Mar 30, 2021, 5:55 PMIn context
Abner Li / 9to5Google:
Long time Google VP Caesar Sengupta, who was in charge of Next Billion Users, Google Pay, and oversaw Chrome OS, is leaving the company after 15 years   —  One big focus for Google today is making products for what it dubs the Next Billion Users in countries just coming online.
Mar 22, 2021, 2:50 AMIn context
Gilad Edelman / Wired:
Google's plan to remove third-party cookies from Chrome does little to change the underlying dynamics of the surveillance-based behavioral advertising industry   —  The demise of surveillance capitalism has been greatly exaggerated.  —  GOOGLE GOT SOME good press a few weeks ago when it announced …
Mar 20, 2021, 6:45 PMIn context
Brian Heater / TechCrunch:
Google's Area 120 in-house incubator launches ThreadIt, a short video app for team collaborations, in beta, as a website and a Chrome plug-in   —  The team at Google's Area 120 in-house incubator says the idea for ThreadIt came well before COVID-19 made remote work a necessity for large swaths of the globe.
Mar 18, 2021, 11:05 AMIn context
Kishan Vyas / XDA Developers:
Google Chrome adds Live Caption as an accessibility feature in Chrome 89, to transcribe speech in videos   —  Google first showcased its amazing Live Caption accessibility feature at Google I/0 2019.  The feature was first rolled out to the Pixel phones with Android 10 update and subsequently arrived …
Mar 17, 2021, 7:15 PMIn context
The Verge:
A group of 15 AGs update their antitrust complaint against Google, taking aim at Chrome's Privacy Sandbox and other privacy updates related to ad targeting   —  ‘Google is trying to hide its true intentions behind a pretext of privacy,’ say prosecutors  —  State antitrust watchdogs …
Mar 16, 2021, 5:35 PMIn context
Jay Peters / The Verge:
Microsoft will adjust its release cycle for Edge to match the four-week release cadence of Chrome, starting with Edge 94, which is set for release in September   —  The change will go into effect in September  —  Microsoft is going to adjust its release cycles for Microsoft Edge to match …
Mar 12, 2021, 7:35 PMIn context
Tom Warren / The Verge:
Google adds features to Chrome OS including Phone Hub, which lets Android users control aspects of their phones, like replying to texts, from their Chromebooks   —  Chrome OS is getting a bunch of new features to celebrate 10 years  —  Google is marking 10 years of Chromebooks by unveiling new features for Chrome OS today.
Mar 9, 2021, 4:05 PMIn context
Frederic Lardinois / TechCrunch:
Google says it is speeding up the Chrome release cycle and will ship a new milestone every four weeks instead of the current six weeks   —  Google today announced that its Chrome browser is moving to a faster release cycle by shipping a new milestone every four weeks instead of the current six-week cycle …
Mar 4, 2021, 2:10 PMIn context
Abner Li / 9to5Google:
Google makes GameSnacks, a collection of 100+ lightweight HTML5 games, more accessible in Chrome, Pay, Discover, and Assistant in some countries, like India   —  A year ago, Google's Area 120 incubator launched an HTML5 gaming platform to “test whether lightweight, casual games would resonate …
Feb 24, 2021, 6:15 AMIn context

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