Google Doodle honors civil rights pioneer Felicitas Mendez for Hispanic Heritage Month
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Felicitas Mendez was instrumental in desegregating U.S. public schools. Image: Emily Barrera / Google By Amanda Yeo2020-09-15 04:00:00 UTC National Hispanic Heritage Month begins in the U.S. on September 15, celebrating the history, culture, heritage, and achievements of Hispanic and Latino Americans. To mark the occasion, Google is releasing a Google Doodle honoring Felicitas Mendez,…

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Google Doodle honours Harold Moody, founder of the UK’s first civil rights movement
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Image: google doodles By Rachel Thompson2020-09-01 10:30:30 UTC Tuesday’s Google Doodle pays tribute to racial equality campaigner and physician Dr. Harold Moody, the founder of the UK’s first civil rights movement. Born in Jamaica in 1882, Moody arrived in the UK on this day in 1904 and studied medicine at King’s College London. After being…

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How to blur your house on Google Street View (and why you should)
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By Jack Morse2020-09-12 16:00:00 UTC Google Street View offers up a window to the world in all its bizarre, intimate, and often raw glory. That window just so happens to peek into your home, as well. What that peek reveals may be more than you’ve bargained for — think views into bedroom windows, potential fodder…

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Curb your home’s energy usage with a Google Nest thermostat on sale
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All products featured here are independently selected by our editors and writers.If you buy something through links on our site, Mashable may earn an affiliate commission. Good for the planet and good for you. Image: Nest By Chloe BryanMashable Shopping2020-09-14 08:34:33 -0700 TL;DR: As of September 14, select Nest smart thermostats are $50 off at…

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Google sets date for big hardware reveal, which should include Pixel 5 and more
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Get ready for some new shiny Google devices. Image: Google By Brenda Stolyar2020-09-14 18:36:46 UTC Google confirmed its annual hardware event is set for Sept. 30 at 11 a.m. PT, which will be livestreamed to the public.  According to invites sent to the press, the company plans to announce a slew of products including new…

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Try These Workarounds for Android 11’s ‘Recent Apps’ Bug
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A quirky Android 11 bug is affecting an unknown number of users and devices and making multitasking nearly impossible. You’ll know you’re afflicted if swiping up on your Pixel device  to summon its “Recents” screen, or the list of apps you’ve opened, accomplishes nothing. The good news? Google knows about the issue and is working…

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