Google

EU opens antitrust probe into Google's advertising business
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Policy & legislation

EU opens antitrust probe into Google's advertising business

The European Commission will investigate whether the tech giant favours its own services at the expense of rival advertisers and publishers
22 Jun 2021
Google looks to shake up the way the tech industry classifies skin tones
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Business strategy

Google looks to shake up the way the tech industry classifies skin tones

The tech giant is pursuing better ways to test for racial bias in tech products
18 Jun 2021
Google opens its first physical store in New York
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Business strategy

Google opens its first physical store in New York

'Apple-style' shop will offer after-sales support and tutorials on Google services like Gmail and ChromeOS
17 Jun 2021
Futurex‌ ‌and Google enable‌ ‌client-side‌ ‌Google‌ ‌Workspace encryption‌
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Google Docs

Futurex‌ ‌and Google enable‌ ‌client-side‌ ‌Google‌ ‌Workspace encryption‌

Full-spectrum key management solution allows customer-controlled import and export of cryptographic keys
14 Jun 2021
How to share your Google Calendar
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email providers

How to share your Google Calendar

Follow these easy steps to share your Google Calendar with family, friends or team members
11 Jun 2021
Google to run Firmina subsea cable between US and Argentina
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Network & Internet

Google to run Firmina subsea cable between US and Argentina

The tech giant hopes this will help improve Google services for users in South America
10 Jun 2021
Google is shifting YouTube infrastructure to Google Cloud
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cloud computing

Google is shifting YouTube infrastructure to Google Cloud

The migration will help to bolster Google Cloud’s reputation as Google aims to rely less on advertising revenue
7 Jun 2021
Senators ask Google to conduct racial equality audit
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Policy & legislation

Senators ask Google to conduct racial equality audit

Google has dealt poorly with recent racial issues, according to Senate Democrats
3 Jun 2021
FCC commissioner calls for big tech to help bridge digital divide
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digital divide

FCC commissioner calls for big tech to help bridge digital divide

FCC’s senior Republican wants the likes of Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Google to help pay for broadband expansion
2 Jun 2021
Google now allows you to password-protect your activity page
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data protection

Google now allows you to password-protect your activity page

The page shows your Google searches, locations, and YouTube views
25 May 2021
Tech giants lobby US to fund chip production
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Hardware

Tech giants lobby US to fund chip production

Industry heavyweights ask Congress for $50 billion in chip manufacturing subsidies
11 May 2021
Google’s about to push everyone into two-factor authentication
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Security

Google’s about to push everyone into two-factor authentication

“Passwords are the single biggest threat to your online security,” the company says
6 May 2021
Apple hires Google AI veteran Samy Bengio amid ethics controversy
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artificial intelligence (AI)

Apple hires Google AI veteran Samy Bengio amid ethics controversy

The scientist announced his departure after 14 years following the dismissal of two close colleagues
4 May 2021
Google Photos is free for just one more month
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Google Docs

Google Photos is free for just one more month

"High-Quality" media and files will count toward a new 15GB free storage cap
30 Apr 2021
Google and Microsoft profits surge as cloud demand continues
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Business operations

Google and Microsoft profits surge as cloud demand continues

Google Cloud and Microsoft Azure report impressive growth as digital adoption continues to accelerate
28 Apr 2021
Google updates Anthos multi-cloud management tool
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cloud computing

Google updates Anthos multi-cloud management tool

Multi-cloud management system includes more consistent connection and authentication features
23 Apr 2021
Siemens and Google Cloud join forces on factory automation
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automation

Siemens and Google Cloud join forces on factory automation

The companies want to make the deployment of AI in connection with the Industrial Edge easier
19 Apr 2021
Google Cloud unveils AI contact center focused on vaccine equity
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artificial intelligence (AI)

Google Cloud unveils AI contact center focused on vaccine equity

Organizations can integrate CCAI into existing scheduling and registration systems or use it as a stand-alone application
16 Apr 2021
Varian and Google to co-develop AI-based cancer diagnostic platform
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artificial intelligence (AI)

Varian and Google to co-develop AI-based cancer diagnostic platform

The platform will address organ segmentation challenges in radiation oncology
12 Apr 2021
Google adds new compliance and security certifications for Google Cloud
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compliance

Google adds new compliance and security certifications for Google Cloud

New certifications prove Google meets data protection and security requirements in Europe, the US, and Asia-Pacific region.
9 Apr 2021
Epic files complaint against Apple with UK's competition watchdog
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Policy & legislation

Epic files complaint against Apple with UK's competition watchdog

The firm argues that Apple's App Store rules are "a clear violation of the UK Competition Act of 1998"
31 Mar 2021
Google Stack is an AI-powered document scanning app
Google Stack is an AI-powered document scanning app
document management systems (DMS)

Google Stack is an AI-powered document scanning app

The app takes photos of your bills, receipts and papers and AI organises them into Google Drive
31 Mar 2021
Facebook and Google plan new undersea cable to Asia
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Network & Internet

Facebook and Google plan new undersea cable to Asia

The proposed cable would connect North America, Indonesia, and Singapore
30 Mar 2021