Originally published here: Adwords may be next in line for an EU charge
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Google facing another antitrust charge in Europe, but this time over AdWords.
Regulators are believed to have asked Google’s critics to declassify details of meetings and email exchanges related to the antitrust probes. Which is typically a final step before a new antitrust complaint is filed. The charge may come as soon as next month. This time it is related to AdWords, which is a huge money maker for Google. ~Reuters
Facebook uses your location to suggest new friends. Maybe.
After a Facebook spokesperson said “Location information by itself doesn’t indicate that two people might be friends, that’s why location is only one of the factors we use to suggest people you may know.” lots of corners of the internet grumbled. Later Facebook changed tune and said “We’re not using location data, such as device location and location information you add to your profile, to suggest people you may know.” So, who knows the truth. Forbes have a good full read on this.
Uncharted 4 game gets its first DLC.
Uncharted 4, which was released in May 2016 has been a huge hit, rightly so because it’s an awesome game! The developers Naughty Dog will push the update to players on the 29th of June. Whats going to be in it? A new map, free for everyone, is called Sunken Ruins. Additionally, some new pirate skins are included with the update for characters such as Nate, Elena, Sully, Elena, Nadine, Flynn, and Eddie. If you haven’t got the game yet, definitely worth getting!
Even. The first earphones tuned to the way you uniquely hear.
MeQ Inc. have launched a set of earphones which are rather clever. They measure your hearing through an innovative interactive process to adapt sound to you and the way you hear, in each ear. Read more about how it works on Yahoo.
Chinese cyber hacking has plummeted in the past year.
A senior Obama administration official has confirmed private sector reports that Chinese hacking had plummeted in the past year.
King have launched Farm Heroes Super Saga.
The makers of candy crush have released another new game they hope will be a big hit. No doubt plenty of people are completely sick of these but they have lots of fans. Yes this is another Match-3 game which they’ve added a boss battle mechanic on to and changed the scoring system a bit. Type it in to your App Store to download it for free.
Amazon give the Alexa app store a makeover.
It will now be easier to add “Skills” – new functionality by way of voice-activated apps to Amazon’s smart speaker Echo, and its other Alexa-powered devices, Amazon announced this morning. The company has finally given its Skills “app store” a makeover, and is introducing a means of adding new Skills by voice, too.
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