Google monopoly

How far does the Google monopoly extend?

There’s a lot of buzzwords surrounding big tech at the moment, including things like “monopoly,” “data privacy,” and “anti-competitive practices.” Many of these words seem to be floating around the head of one of the biggest tech giants of all: Google. Though Google’s name has been in the news for things like the current US […]

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Google Addiction: What Happens When the Giant Goes Down?

Yes, what we thought would never happen actually did… Google went down on Monday (December 14th) and the world stopped for a second (actually 3600 seconds). In the 21st century, most technology, connections, platforms, and research are connected to Google. Going down means the online world essentially stops.  Besides being the most used search engine […]

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Android 12 and Third-Party App Store Installations

Well, it seems Google has caved… After a long, drawn-out battle between developers and Google, they have promised to make it easier to install new software through third-party apps. The difficulties surrounding using alternative app stores came to the limelight with Epic, the company behind Fortnite, when they chose to remove the popular game from […]

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How influencers are changing the game

In a world where social media is constantly on our minds (and on our phones), influencers are an increasingly important part of the online world. With more users and brands turning their attention online, the time has come for companies to upgrade their strategy. From games to new social media platforms, there has been a […]

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