Google walkout organizer: I hope I still have a career in Silicon Valley after this

Shouting “women’s rights are worker’s rights” and a number of other #TimesUp and #MeToo chants, upwards of 1,000 Google employees gathered at San Francisco’s Harry Bridges Plaza Thursday to protest the company’s handling of sexual harassment and misconduct cases. Staffers from all of Google’s San Francisco offices were in attendance.…

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Google tweaks Android licensing terms in Europe to allow Google app unbundling for a fee

Google has announced changes to the licensing model for its Android mobile operating system in Europe,  including introducing a fee for licensing some of its own brand apps, saying it’s doing so to comply with a major European antitrust ruling this summer. In July the region’s antitrust regulators hit Google with…

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Here’s how to make your ‘Mini’ (me) sticker in Google Gboard

Image: jake krol/mashable There’s no shortage of personalized stickers and avatars to choose from on your mobile device: Apple Memojis, Snapchat Bitmojis, and the list goes on and on. Now, Google is launching its own version. Google’s Gboard (a keyboard extension for iOS and Android) is launching Minis, a sticker…

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Google Fit redesigned to reward you for moving and getting your heart rate up

The new Google Fit focuses on two new activity metrics: Move Minutes and Heart Points.Image: raymond wong/mashable Raise your hand if you walk 10,000 steps a day or complete 75 minutes of vigorous physical activity or 150 minutes of moderate physical activity a week as recommended by the American Heart…

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Gmail for iOS and Android now lets you turn off conversation view

When Gmail launched with its threaded conversation view feature as the default and only option, some people sure didn’t like it and Google quickly allowed users to turn it off. On mobile, though, you were stuck with it. But here’s some good news for you conversation view haters: you can now turn…

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