Spot fake news and scams with a simple Google trick

Use a reverse Google Image search to check if the image in a meme actually comes from a different event altogether. Brett Pearce/CNET A meme that spread online this week claims that a vendor sold Nazi and Confederate flags at the Million MAGA March in Washington, DC, where Trump supporters gathered on Saturday. But it’s […]

Google is testing end-to-end encryption for Android text messages

It will initially only be available in one-on-one chats. Angela Lang/CNET Google on Thursday said it will add a major privacy feature to its Android messaging app to make texting more secure. The search giant is testing end-to-end encryption, which safeguards messages...

Google Photos to end its unlimited free photo storage

Sarah Tew/CNET Google Photos is ending its unlimited free storage policy for photos and videos, the company said in a Wednesday blog post. After June 1, 2021, any new photos and videos you upload will count toward the free 15GB of storage that comes with every Google...