Israel says it agrees to cease-fire, hostage release

Israel says it agrees to cease-fire, hostage release

More than four months since Hamas terrorists invaded Israel on Oct. 7, the Israeli military continues its bombardment of the neighboring Gaza Strip. The conflict, now the deadliest between the warring sides since Israel’s founding in 1948, shows no signs of letting up soon and the brief cease-fire that allowed for over 100 hostages to be freed from Gaza remains a distant memory. Click here for updates from previous days. Latest Developments Feb 25, 7:06 PM Netanyahu’s office presents war cabinet… Source link

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Microsoft Failed To Break Secretive Google And Apple Deal

Microsoft Failed To Break Secretive Google And Apple Deal

Google has just given millions of Microsoft users a reason to switch platforms—at least according to a surprise disclosure from a very surprising source. Google’s disclosure throws light on Apple and Bing getty Another twist this weekend in the ongoing “Browser War” between Google and Microsoft. Earlier this month, I reported on the complaints leveled at Microsoft, that it was reportedly “unfairly” promoting Edge over Chrome to Windows users. The complaint came in an independent… Source link

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Google Issues Sudden Deletion Warning To Google Pay Users

Google Issues Sudden Deletion Warning To Google Pay Users

Google Pay (stylized as G Pay) logo of a digital wallet platform and online payment system is seen on a smartphone and a pc screen in the background. (Photo Illustration by Pavlo Gonchar/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images) SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images Google is sending another app to the heavens. This time it’s the long-standing Google Pay app, which users in the U.S. won’t be able to use from June 4th 2024. Google said that the planned move is to simplify its… Source link

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Yep, you are living in a Nvidia-led tech bubble

Yep, you are living in a Nvidia-led tech bubble

This is The Takeaway from today’s Morning Brief, which you can sign up to receive in your inbox every morning along with: Getting old sucks, and I don’t like it one bit. My hair is thinning. I don’t wake up at 1:45 a.m. each day with the same fiery energy to obsess over markets and stocks. I am down to eating red meat three times a month “just because” it’s what people have told me is the right thing to do at this point in life. From what I can tell, one of the only positives of getting old is… Source link

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No, Neither Gmail Or Google Pay Closing Down Starting June 4

No, Neither Gmail Or Google Pay Closing Down Starting June 4

Google forced to deny Gmail is closing down SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images An email message seemingly from Google stating that the Gmail service will be closing down on August 1 has gone viral. 02/25 update below. This article was originally published on February 23. The realistic-looking email message was posted to X (formerly known as Twitter) and had the headline “Google is sunsetting Gmail.” Addressed to Gmail users, the apparently real statement served to inform all 2… Source link

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Google says Microsoft offered to sell Bing to Apple in 2018

Google says Microsoft offered to sell Bing to Apple in 2018

In the filing earlier this month, Google argued that Microsoft pitched Apple in 2009, 2013, 2015, 2016, 2018 and 2020 about making Bing the default in Apple’s Safari web browser, but each time, Apple said no, citing quality issues with Bing. “In each instance, Apple took a hard look at the relative quality of Bing versus Google and concluded that Google was the superior default choice for its Safari users. That is competition,” Google wrote in the filing. The Justice Department said in its own… Source link

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‘Dangerous’ and illegal tax advice on TikTok targets millennials and Gen Z with W-2s

‘Dangerous’ and illegal tax advice on TikTok targets millennials and Gen Z with W-2s

Viral TikTok posts are telling Americans to stop paying taxes by illegally exempting themselves from tax withholdings. The videos suggest that it’s possible to avoid paying federal taxes by selecting “exempt” on IRS Form W-4, or Employee’s Withholding Certificates. The videos urge viewers to reach out to their employers and request zero-dollar tax withholding, assuring that companies have to comply. The videos further imply that not having taxes withheld means not paying taxes — a false… Source link

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Google Pay app is shutting down in the US after being replaced by Google Wallet

Google Pay app is shutting down in the US after being replaced by Google Wallet

Google Pay is shutting down in the U.S. in an effort to focus its payment services on Google Wallet. In a blog post on Thursday, Google said the U.S. version of the standalone Google Pay app would be shutting down by June 4, 2024. The Google Pay app, which is still available in India and Singapore will stay the same. SEE ALSO: Google Wallet is making it easier to save passes, IDs and more Google Pay, the digital payment app for desktop, mobile apps, and in stores, was pretty much… Source link

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