Google Search’s vehicle listings are open to car dealers in the US

Why Google is facing its most serious antitrust challenge to date

Google isn’t just useful for helping research your next car; it can also help you shop for one while you search. SearchLab initially reported that the search giant has opened up access to a vehicle listings feature that lets dealerships advertise inventory right beside search results (via 9to5Google and Search Engine Land). The listings have … Read more

Samsung’s Galaxy S23 may cost more than its predecessor

Samsung’s Galaxy S23 may cost more than its predecessor

It seems like Samsung’s planning on charging more for the upcoming Galaxy S23 than it did for the S22, at least in some parts of Europe. Reliable leaker Roland Quandt has been posting prospective prices for the phones at European retailers, and for some models it seems like there will be price jumps of 100 … Read more

NYC wants all Uber and Lyft cars to be electric by 2030

NYC wants all Uber and Lyft cars to be electric by 2030

It might not be long before every ridesharing car in New York City is electric. Mayor Eric Adams has outlined an agenda that will require “high-volume for-hire” vehicles at Uber, Lyft and similar companies to be zero-emissions by 2030. There will be “no new costs” for drivers, the administration says. The initiative would build on … Read more

Dutch hacker arrested for trying to sell the personal information of nearly every Austrian citizen

Dutch hacker arrested for trying to sell the personal information of nearly every Austrian citizen

Dutch authorities arrested a hacker for obtaining and trying to sell the personal information of nearly every Austrian citizen in May 2020, according to Reuters. It includes almost nine million data sets, roughly lining up with Austria’s population. The defendant, arrested in November in an Amsterdam apartment, was reportedly already known to international police. The … Read more

TikTok’s pushing its expanded DM options

TikTok’s pushing its expanded DM options

TikTok has been letting users know about its expanded DM options, which include the ability to let anyone message you. According to The Information, the platform has been sending emails to some users to let them know about the relatively new options, which were added in November and include the ability to let anyone DM … Read more

Spotify is back after an outage

Spotify is back after an outage

Spotify says it has recovered from an outage that took place on Thursday. While there were issues, the company said on its community forums that “We’ve received some reports that our website www.spotify.com is presenting some technical difficulties so some of our services like the web player are being affected.” In a later update to that page, … Read more