Google won’t accept election ads for 2022 national polls

Neil Arwin Mercado 12/01/2021

MANILA, Philippines — Search engine giant Google announced Wednesday it will not accept election-related advertisements in the Philippines ahead of the national elections next year. Google said the policy will apply to advertisements purchased through Google Ads, Display…

Avicii’s memory is honored with a Google Doodle for his birthday

Zachary Mirpuri 09/10/2021

Google has celebrated the memory of Avicii by featuring him in a Google Doodle for his birthday. The Doodle features his hit song “Wake Me Up” and showcases his journey as an artist with sketched scenes from his…

A king’s ransom for Magellan’s men

Ambeth R. Ocampo - @inquirerdotnet 11/13/2020

Some students who were thoughtful enough to thank me for our recently concluded online Rizal course confessed that their hatred for history stemmed from boring content and being forced to memorize mind-numbing dates, names, and places. With…

Google releases new feature that lets users find songs by humming, singing

Ryan Arcadio 10/17/2020

Google has unveiled a new “hum to search” feature that allows users to find a song by simply humming or singing its melody. The company rolled out the feature last Thursday, Oct. 15, it announced in a…

Google, Gmail crashes reported worldwide

Gabriel Pabico Lalu - Reporter / @GabrielLaluINQ 08/20/2020

MANILA, Philippines — Various users of Google, its e-mailing application Gmail and other services connected to the tech giant reported crashes and bugs on Thursday (Philippine time). Several netizens on social media sites reported being unable to…

Google slams Australia law forcing tech giants to pay for news

AFP 08/17/2020

SYDNEY — US technology giant Google went on the offensive Monday against an Australian plan forcing digital giants to pay for news content, telling users their personal data would be “at risk.” Australia announced last month that firms…

Google to ‘explore’ why Churchill photo missing from search list

06/15/2020

LONDON — Google said Sunday it would explore why the picture of Britain’s World War II leader Winston Churchill disappeared from a top search results list of former UK prime ministers, during a controversy over his record…

Google Lens can now copy handwritten notes and paste it as text to computer

Niña V. Guno - @NGunoINQ 05/11/2020

The days of typing your handwritten notes could be gone with a new feature on Google Lens. Lens is an image recognition technology from Google used to learn information about people, places or objects around you. It…

Google, Facebook extend work from home until end of the year

AFP 05/09/2020

SAN FRANCISCO–Google and Facebook have told most employees to keep working from home for the rest of the year as part of a response by the tech giants to the deadly coronavirus pandemic. Chief executive Sundar Pichai…

Google remembers chemist Scoville’s special day with interactive doodle game

Raul Constantine L. Tabanao 05/04/2020

MOALBOAL, CEBU — To celebrate the 151st birthday of chemist and award-winning researcher Wilbur Scoville, Google made an interactive catapult doodle game featuring adorable peppers and ice creams. Scoville is noted for his creation of Scoville scale in 1912,…

Google celebrates Earth Day 50th anniversary with interactive game doodle

Raul Constantine L. Tabanao 04/22/2020

Cebu City, Philippines–As world commemorates the 50th anniversary of Earth Day today, April 22, 2020, technology giant company Google celebrated the annual event with an interactive game doodle to demonstrate support for environmental and animal protection, especially on…

Apple, Google to harness phones for virus infection tracking

AP 04/11/2020

KANSAS CITY — Apple and Google launched a major joint effort to leverage smartphone technology to contain the COVID-19 pandemic. New software the companies plan to add to phones would make it easier to use Bluetooth wireless…

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