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Google backs Thales' public cloud services firm
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public cloud

Google backs Thales' public cloud services firm

S3NS will store and secure France's most sensitive state and corporate data
30 Jun 2022
Google aims to court US public sector with new division
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public sector

Google aims to court US public sector with new division

The company hopes that the launch of Google Public Sector will help it to rapidly expand its services to the government
29 Jun 2022
Google Earth Engine open for business on Google Cloud, in corporate sustainability push
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Cloud

Google Earth Engine open for business on Google Cloud, in corporate sustainability push

Vital data will allow firms to make informed choices around sustainability, and view impacts of both historical and day-to-day climate change
28 Jun 2022
Apple executive rejoins Google over remote work policy
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flexible working

Apple executive rejoins Google over remote work policy

However, it’s unclear what DeepMind’s remote working policies currently are
18 May 2022
Here’s the first look at Google’s new Bay View campus
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Business operations

Here’s the first look at Google’s new Bay View campus

First announced in 2017, the all-electric campus is the first to be fully developed and built by Google
17 May 2022
Google offers UK SMBs £87,000 scholarships to boost tech skills
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Careers & training

Google offers UK SMBs £87,000 scholarships to boost tech skills

This comes a week after the tech giant offered businesses in the US $100,000 worth of free courses
10 May 2022
Google Cloud confirms it is building a dedicated team to support Web3 developers
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Cloud

Google Cloud confirms it is building a dedicated team to support Web3 developers

Google Cloud's new team will focus on helping developers build new projects around decentralised technologies such as blockchain, cryptocurrency, and …
9 May 2022
Apple, Google, Microsoft expand their support for password-less sign-ins
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cyber security

Apple, Google, Microsoft expand their support for password-less sign-ins

New approach promises to offer “simpler, stronger authentication” across leading platforms to help protect users from malicious activity
6 May 2022
YouTube Go to be shut down from August
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streaming

YouTube Go to be shut down from August

Google says improvements made to its main YouTube app mean its Go service is no longer required
6 May 2022
Google cracks down on murky data usage policies from app developers
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Google Android

Google cracks down on murky data usage policies from app developers

Android developers have been given a July deadline to ensure they comply with Google's new app transparency rules on the Play Store
29 Apr 2022
Google to invest $9.5 billion in US offices and data centres this year
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data centres

Google to invest $9.5 billion in US offices and data centres this year

This is a step up from the $7 billion it pledged to invest in the country last year
13 Apr 2022
Google Cloud wins tender with Israeli judiciary
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Cloud

Google Cloud wins tender with Israeli judiciary

After winning the Project Nimbus tender with the Israeli government last year, the Rabbinical Court will also use the tech giant’s cloud platform
12 Apr 2022
CIQ and Google Cloud to provide unified support for Rocky Linux users
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Linux

CIQ and Google Cloud to provide unified support for Rocky Linux users

The partnership will allow for performance tuning and faster support for Rocky Linux images running on Google Cloud Platform
7 Apr 2022
Boeing inks massive cloud deals with AWS, Google Cloud, and Microsoft
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cloud computing

Boeing inks massive cloud deals with AWS, Google Cloud, and Microsoft

The aerospace company said the new partnerships will allow it to test aircrafts using digital twin technology before they’re deployed
7 Apr 2022
How to use Chromecast without Wi-Fi
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Mobile

How to use Chromecast without Wi-Fi

Google’s streaming stick is a great travelling companion, but how can you use Chromecast without Wi-Fi?
5 Apr 2022
Google Play to trial alternative billing system in 'app store first'
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billing

Google Play to trial alternative billing system in 'app store first'

Trial follows new law in South Korea preventing big app operators from forcing developers to use their platform’s payment systems
24 Mar 2022
Troubled Mizuho Group looks to rebuild trust with Google Cloud partnership
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digital transformation

Troubled Mizuho Group looks to rebuild trust with Google Cloud partnership

Several IT failures last year led to widespread outages and the resignation of top executives
24 Mar 2022
Google subsea cable links up to Africa
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IT infrastructure

Google subsea cable links up to Africa

The Equiano cable is expected to be ready for service later this year
21 Mar 2022
Google launches fleet management solutions for last-mile deliveries
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logistics

Google launches fleet management solutions for last-mile deliveries

The tech giant’s new logistics tools allow for end-to-end optimization of the delivery process
18 Mar 2022
Google exposes 'uniquely personal' access broker behind worst Conti, FIN12 ransomware attacks
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ransomware

Google exposes 'uniquely personal' access broker behind worst Conti, FIN12 ransomware attacks

Investigation unveils the inner workings of one access broker that helped two of the most-hated ransomware gangs in history
18 Mar 2022
Go 1.18 promises to be the most significant update to the language ever
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programming languages

Go 1.18 promises to be the most significant update to the language ever

A host of features aiming to simplify and streamline critical functions, as well as big performance boosts, are expected to improve the development ex…
17 Mar 2022
IT Pro News In Review: Google acquires Mandiant, new Apple hardware, Lapsus$ leaks Samsung data
IT Pro News In Review: Google acquires Mandiant, new Apple hardware, Lapsus$ leaks Samsung datavideo
mergers and acquisitions

IT Pro News In Review: Google acquires Mandiant, new Apple hardware, Lapsus$ leaks Samsung data

Catch up on the biggest headlines of the week in just two minutes
11 Mar 2022
Google acquires cyber security firm Mandiant for $5.4 billion
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mergers and acquisitions

Google acquires cyber security firm Mandiant for $5.4 billion

The US firm will join Google Cloud to help create an “end-to-end security operations suite” for enterprise customers
8 Mar 2022