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Google's new Ad Settings page wants to be more transparent

5 days ago   |   By WMPoweruser

Google has been trying to regain user trust for a while now, and it is making a move towards that with a new set of settings that allows you to further understand and customise how ads are tailored to you. The firm will also make “why this ad?”, a feature introduced om 2012 available to...
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What's new in Kotlin 1.2.50? Code reuse, for starters

5 days ago   |   By InfoWorld

Version 1.2 of the statically typed Kotlin language , a version of Java endorsed by Google for Android app development, offers an experimental feature enabling reuse of code across platforms, as well as compatibility with the Java 9 module system. The latest version is Kotlin 1.2.50. To read this article in full,
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Google Opens App Maker To All Enterprise & G Suite Customers

5 days ago   |   By Android Headlines

Web giant Google has a specialized App Maker that can craft native apps and web apps to run on desktop and Android with ease, and that tool, previously only available to a small set of select partners, is now available to all enterprise and G Suite customers. The robust app creation suite is made to use minimal coding, allowing companies to create custom apps that can automate or simplify everyday tasks. The big draw is that, with little to no training, the tool allows the very same people who do the menial work in the company's systems, such as populating order forms or organizing files...
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Google Unveils Revamped “Ad Settings” Section For Google App & Web

Google Unveils Revamped “Ad Settings” Section For Google App & Web

5 days ago   |   By Android Headlines

Web giant Google is rolling out a new version of its “ Ad Settings ” tool that helps users to manage their targeted ad preferences and get a better picture of what Google knows about them, and it's accessible through both the Google app and a web interface in any browser. The new section allows users to turn off personalized ads entirely, which means that Google will simply show them the most popular and highest-paying ads. It should be noted that turning targeted ads off will not necessarily delete Google's entire suite of information about you; that has to be handled separately.
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Sunrise Gold Galaxy S9 and S9+ will be available June 24 in the US

Sunrise Gold Galaxy S9 and S9+ will be available June 24 in the US

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Goodbye MSN: Microsoft rebrands news service, releases app on Android and iOS

Goodbye MSN: Microsoft rebrands news service, releases app on Android and iOS

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Instagram just declared war on YouTube

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Facebook is testing subscriptions for private groups, where you pay as much...

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Nintendo Switch Getting Playdead's Limbo & Inside

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