Category: Internet

Google slapped with a record 2.42 Billion Euro fine by the EU

European Union antitrust regulators have slapped Alphabet Inc.’s Google with a 2.42-billion-euro ($2.7 billion) fine for favouring its own shopping service. The action concludes a 7-year investigation into the company. The EU Commission concluded Google systematically gave prominent placement its own comparison shopping service and demoted those of rivals in search results. In a statement, European Competition

Firefox enables Multi Process for all

Mozilla has published Firefox 54, enabling multi process for all. Unlike Chrome, Firefox maintains a lower memory usage among the top browsers. Multi-Process splits tab process into multiple process. Chrome has used multi-process since 2008, and you can see the benefits in speed. For Firefox, the e10s project has been in development for a while

Google adds reCAPTCHA APIs for Android

As part of the celebrations for it’s tenth anniversary, reCAPTCHA has announced an API for Android. reCAPTCHA has gone through a lot of changes. When it was introduced, the service used blurred image recognition to tell apart robots and humans. Over time robots evolved, and the found it easier to read the text than humans.

Chrome will migrate you to 64-bit automatically

Google Chrome’s next update will move qualifying users to the 64-bit version automatically in the next update, 59. This applies to users who did not turn off auto updates. Machines that have more than 4 GB RAM and are running 64-bit versions of windows are the ones affected. Since no one really turns off the

Youtube gets Material Design with Dark Mode

YouTube is currently working on an update to change the look of its website to Material Design like many of Google’s services. The new design also features a dark mode. Google introduced Material Design back in 2014. It is the desing pattern for Android since lollipop. The primary source of inspiration for the language is