Download 265 ringtones, alarms, and notifications from Google’s Sounds 2.3

The Sounds application, which comes pre-installed on Google’s Pixel devices, is stock-full of ringtones, alarms, and notification sounds for you to choose from. The app works on non-Pixel phones too, like the Galaxy S10, but not all. That’s why we’ve decided to share with you all the sound files included in it, so you can use them on any device (including your desktops if you like that).

French court slaps down Google’s appeal against $57M GDPR fine

France’s top court for administrative law has dismissed Google’s appeal against a $57M fine has dismissed Google’s appeal against a $57M fine issued by the data watchdog last year for not making it clear enough to Android users how it processes their personal information.

Google lays out a spate of changes designed to diversify its management, its products, and startups

As the world awakens to the many ways that people of color are systematically discriminated against, companies whose future depends on their ability to address their own role in this entrenched societal issue are taking some action.

Google Confirms Powerful New Security Move Impacting All Users—Goodbye SMS

SMS messages are something of a security disaster. These unencrypted, open-form text messages travel across multiple unsecured networks, from sender to recipient. The system is a throwback to a long-gone era. This is becoming better known when we message one other—thus the rise of encrypted alternatives, WhatsApp, iMessage and Signal. But, ironically, that same SMS system has become the default delivery mechanism for most two-factor authentication (2FA) codes. And that’s not good.

Google’s new One Tap system will make sign-ups and logins easier on Android

For the past couple of years, I’ve felt like the notion of registering for a service by filling in a form seems like an aging ritual. A lot of that hassle has been sorted by autofill systems, but you still have issues like remembering whether you signed up with your Google or Facebook account, or if you used a password, or if you even registered in the first place.