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Government Could Raise Over $4 Billion From Tax-Avoiding Multinationals

Tonight’s budget has unveiled a swathe of multi-national tax avoidance measures, including a diverted profits tax — commonly known as the “Google Tax” within Australia — that could potentially capture billions of dollars from Australia’s top multi-national companies including Google and Apple.


What We Know About Google's Travel Assistant App 'Trips'

Trials have begun for Google’s new travel app for Android and iOS, Trips, which promises to not only collate and make all of your travel information accessible from one place, but give you access to it even without an internet connection.


Person Of Interest's Final Villains Are Mark Zuckerberg And Isaac Asimov

For years, Person of Interest has been right on the cutting edge between commenting on current events and speculating about the future. With its final season, the show is depicting a futuristic nightmare — and yet, it’s also more topical than ever before. We talked to producers Jonathan Nolan and Greg Plageman, and they told us the real villain of Person of Interest is Facebook.


Google Patents Electronic Device That Would Be Injected Onto Your Freaking Eyeball

Merging biology with electronics isn’t a question of if, but when. Some enterprising biohackers have even decided that the time is now. Google-parent Alphabet appears to be preparing for our cybernetic future with a new patent for electronics that can be injected onto your eye.


Google Is Ignoring Protests And Will Still Work On The US Republican Convention 

Many people have taken a dim view of Google’s participation in the US Republican National Convention this coming July. But the company has told Poltico that it will still be involved with the event.


How To Hack Notifications On Your Android Phone

Android already gives you plenty of flexibility when it comes to managing notifications — and more features are on the way — but if you really want to tailor these pop-up alerts to suit your own tastes there are third-party apps around to do the job, and we’re here to introduce one of the best.


HP Is Finally Making A High Quality Chromebook

There are really good Chromebooks out there if you know where to look, and HP has made some very solid — if very cheap — options. Sadly their plastic clamshell Chromebooks still felt low budget in the face of quality devices like the Asus Chromebook Flip. But a new HP Chromebook shrugs off the failures of the past and looks towards a hopefully higher quality future.


Google's Cultural Institute Sends Street View Inside The Sydney Opera House

Google and the Sydney Opera House have teamed up to create a beautiful museum experience through the Google Cultural Institute, exhibiting one of the world’s most iconic — and busiest — performing arts centres in 360 degree video, as well as providing a home for hundreds of short snippets of video, audio and photos that give a snapshot of the Opera House throughout its life.


Getty Reckons Google Image Search Has Turned Us All Into Photography Pirates

The photo agency Getty Images is filing a complaint to the European Union’s antitrust commission, claiming that Google’s image search function has encouraged widespread image piracy.


Protesters Are Angry About Google's Sponsorship Of The US Republican Convention

Tomorrow a group of anti-Trump activists will descend on Google’s headquarters in Mountain View, California to protest against the tech giant’s participation in the Republican National Convention this July. And Google isn’t the only tech company that plans to be there.


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