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Google to fund Linux developers to fix kernel security problems
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Linux

Google to fund Linux developers to fix kernel security problems

Linux Foundation will use the developers to work exclusively on security developments
25 Feb 2021
Google releases Android 12 developer preview
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Google Android

Google releases Android 12 developer preview

With new restrictions introduced, Google warns developers to check apps for compatibility
19 Feb 2021
Google’s transatlantic undersea cable ready for service
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Network & Internet

Google’s transatlantic undersea cable ready for service

The Dunant cable will span nearly 4,000 miles and carry data at 250Tbps
4 Feb 2021
Gmail vs Outlook.com: Which one is better?
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email providers

Gmail vs Outlook.com: Which one is better?

Which is the best for business and productivity? We put the two biggest email services head-to-head to find out
22 Jan 2021
Nokia and Google to co-develop cloud-native 5G solutions
Network & Internet

Nokia and Google to co-develop cloud-native 5G solutions

The solutions will run on Google’s Anthos for Telecom platform
15 Jan 2021
Google Meet will help troubleshoot a low-quality video conference
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video conferencing

Google Meet will help troubleshoot a low-quality video conference

New update makes it easier for end-users to resolve network and performance issues
13 Jan 2021
Big tech companies put political donations on hold following Capitol riots
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Business strategy

Big tech companies put political donations on hold following Capitol riots

Microsoft, Amazon, and Google among tech giants suspending political contributions
12 Jan 2021
Researcher breaks Google CAPTCHA using speech-to-text AI
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cyber security

Researcher breaks Google CAPTCHA using speech-to-text AI

"Simple attack" thwarts Google's anti-bot system again
5 Jan 2021
Google and Alphabet workers agree to unionize
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Policy & legislation

Google and Alphabet workers agree to unionize

More than 200 employees sign up to support union efforts, but there’s still work to do
4 Jan 2021
Google announces switch-off date for Android Things
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Google Android

Google announces switch-off date for Android Things

Google calls time on ambitious Android-in-everything project
18 Dec 2020
California files to join DOJ antitrust suit against Google
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Policy & legislation

California files to join DOJ antitrust suit against Google

State AG is the 12th to accuse the search giant of anti-competitive practices
14 Dec 2020
Google extends remote working and plans a flexible workweek
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business transformation

Google extends remote working and plans a flexible workweek

Google’s return to the office delayed for the second time
14 Dec 2020
Google CEO's apology for Timnit Gebru firing misses the mark
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artificial intelligence (AI)

Google CEO's apology for Timnit Gebru firing misses the mark

The tech industry has been left unsatisfied with Sundar Pichai's response
10 Dec 2020
Google Cloud buys UK data analytics firm Dataform
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data warehousing

Google Cloud buys UK data analytics firm Dataform

The deal is reportedly an 'acquihire' with Google keen to take on the startup's talent
10 Dec 2020
Fired female Google AI scientist claims she was 'constantly dehumanized'
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artificial intelligence (AI)

Fired female Google AI scientist claims she was 'constantly dehumanized'

Team co-lead accuses Google of racism, sexism, and quashing research
7 Dec 2020
Is this the beginning of the end for Google?
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Policy & legislation

Is this the beginning of the end for Google?

Google faces a major lawsuit for allegedly breaking competition laws, but what effect it will have on the search giant – if any – remains in doubt
6 Dec 2020
Google buys Actifio to bring disaster recovery to Google Cloud
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disaster recovery (DR)

Google buys Actifio to bring disaster recovery to Google Cloud

Google says the deal will help enterprises to manage business-critical workloads
3 Dec 2020
Google brings enterprise-grade Android security to SMBs
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Google Android

Google brings enterprise-grade Android security to SMBs

Android Enterprise Essentials offers mobile device management capabilities for businesses of all sizes
2 Dec 2020
Google Meet attendance reports are now available to more Workspace customers
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video conferencing

Google Meet attendance reports are now available to more Workspace customers

Workspace Enterprise customers to get additional insights into people attending meetings
25 Nov 2020
Google discloses actively-exploited Windows zero-day vulnerability
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hacking

Google discloses actively-exploited Windows zero-day vulnerability

The vulnerability gives an attacker admin-level control of the targeted Windows computer
2 Nov 2020
Apple reportedly ramps up search engine development
iOS

Apple reportedly ramps up search engine development

Apple risks losing $12 billion in annual revenue if Google contract isn’t renewed due to antitrust restrictions
29 Oct 2020
CEOs of Facebook, Twitter and Google face Senate hearing
Policy & legislation

CEOs of Facebook, Twitter and Google face Senate hearing

Big tech seeks to retain 230 protections and defend content moderation
28 Oct 2020
DoJ charges Google with multiple antitrust violations
Policy & legislation

DoJ charges Google with multiple antitrust violations

The lawsuit could have serious implications for Google and the tech industry
20 Oct 2020