After sexualised videos of children, YouTube now returning disturbing auto-complete suggestions

YouTube ran into trouble last week after it was revealed that advertising for major brands was appearing alongside sexualised videos of children. The videos were reported to have attracted ‘hundreds of comments’ by suspected pedophiles.

The company now seems to be having similar problems with its auto-complete functionality …

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Chrome 54 for Android rolling out with background audio, article suggestions, more

Chrome 54 for Android has entered the stable channel and is rolling out with the usual performance and stability fixes. This version also has several new features, including the ability to play media in the background on supported sites and article suggestions on the new tab page.

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Betas will now appear in Play Store search, localized suggestions for Brazil & India, more

The Play Store is adding a few features for both developers and users. Betas are now easier to find and join from the Play Store with Google even highlighting beta apps in a new Early Access section. The store also has new smart collections for tasks that require a combination of apps.

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Keyboard in Google Assistant adds suggestions row w/ full search phrases, replaces Gboard’s

While typing support in Google Assistant only began rolling out last week at I/O 2017, the feature is already seeing its first update. The initial iteration kept Gboard’s native suggestions row, but Assistant now uses a customized bar that lists full search phrases.

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