Google Flights will now predict airline delays – before the airlines do

Google is rolling out a few new features to its Google Flights search engine to help travelers tackle some of the more frustrating aspects of air travel – delays and the...

Google tweaks search snippets to try to stop serving wrong, stupid and biased answers

Spare a thought for Google. ‘Organizing the world’s information and making it universally accessible and useful’ isn’t exactly easy. Even setting aside the sweating philosophical toil of algorithmically sifting for some kind...

Google is launching a new digital store to sell cloud-based software

Google is launching a digital store that will offer cloud-based software to companies and other organizations. Bloomberg, which reported the news a bit earlier, notes the move is just the juggernaut’s...

Google expands Howard West to a full-year program to train more black engineers

Google is expanding the reach of Howard West, which began last year as a three-month residency for students at Howard University. Now, it’s going to be a full academic year and...

Google says it removed 700K apps from the Play Store in 2017, up 70%...

The relatively open nature of Android has made it a target for malware authors and other bad actors of all stripes who often try to get their wares onto your phone...

Google completes its $1.1B deal to buy a chunk of HTC’s smartphone division

Google has announced the completion of its $1.1 billion deal to buy a large slice of HTC’s hardware business. The acquisition was announced back in September 2017 but now it has passed...

Crunch Report | Elon Musk’s flamethrowers bring in $5 million so far

Today’s Stories Elon Musk’s flamethrower has already made well over $3.5 million Google confirms investment in Indonesia’s ride-hailing leader Go-Jek Facebook will start prioritizing local news in user feeds Credits Written by: Tito HamzeHosted by:...

Google confirms investment in Indonesia’s ride-hailing leader Go-Jek

Google has confirmed its investment in Go-Jek, the hail-railing service that rivals Uber and Grab in Indonesia. TechCrunch reported the investment last week, which was made alongside China’s Meituan-Dianping and Singaporean sovereign...

Crunch Report | MoviePass pulls out of 10 AMC theaters

Today’s Stories Google experiments in local news with an app called Bulletin MoviePass pulls out of AMC’s top theaters as negotiations fail Benchmark’s lawsuit against former Uber CEO Kalanick dismissed Credits Written by: Tito HamzeHosted...

Google experiments in local news with an app called Bulletin

Google is testing a tool called Bulletin that would allow anyone to publish local news stories and events, according to a report from Slate, which Google later confirmed. The company described...

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