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The name Google is synonymous with online searches, but over the years the company has grown beyond search and now builds multiple consumer products, including software like Gmail, Chrome, Maps, Android, and hardware like the Pixel smartphones, Google Home, and Chromebooks. Its name can also be found on internet services such as Google Fi, Flights, Checkout, and Google Fiber. Here is all of the latest news about one of the most influential tech companies in the world.

Google exec says Apple is ‘holding back’ customers who text

Android boss says it’s not about iMessage — it’s about RCS

Google says Apple ‘should not benefit from bullying’ created by iMessage lock-in

Google launches Ripple, an open standard that could bring tiny radars to Ford cars and more

France fines Google and Facebook for pushing tracking cookies on users with dark patterns

Google’s Stephen Hawking Doodle includes narration in the physicist’s voice

To commemorate what would have been his 80th birthday

The OnePlus 10 Pro gets a better RAW mode and a wider ultrawide camera

Your Google home speakers are about to get slightly worse because Sonos sued and won

The company says you’ll have to manually adjust the volume for each speaker

Sonos wins major patent infringement victory against Google

Googling climate change? You might see fossil fuel ads

It’s 2022, and the Surface Duo still doesn’t have Android 11

HP adds two new Dragonfly models to its business lineup

Android will finally get AirPod-style auto-switching in 2022

Google will spend 2022 trying to match Apple’s ecosystem integrations

Acer’s new Chromebook Spin has a bigger screen but shorter battery life

Samsung’s new 2022 TVs bring Nvidia GeForce Now and Google Stadia gaming

Google pulls back the Pixel 6 and 6 Pro December update to fix dropped calls

The Xiaomi 12 Pro’s main camera is absolutely massive

Samsung resumes Android 12 rollout, updates some foldables, and more S21s

Samsung and others have struggled with Android 12

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