Google

Google banned from importing patent-infringing tech following Sonos IP victory
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Policy & legislation

Google banned from importing patent-infringing tech following Sonos IP victory

However, it appears Google has been working on product redesigns to circumvent the patents
7 Jan 2022
Google, Facebook fined €210 million for making it difficult for users to reject cookies
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Policy & legislation

Google, Facebook fined €210 million for making it difficult for users to reject cookies

Data regulator CNIL gives companies three months to provide a system for refusing cookies that is as easy as single click consent
6 Jan 2022
Google is working with leading PC manufacturers to improve Android on Windows
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Google Android

Google is working with leading PC manufacturers to improve Android on Windows

Acer, HP, and Intel are all working with Google to bring a more seamless experience to Android users on Windows, as the company announces a raft of ne…
6 Jan 2022
Google Cloud acquires Israeli security startup Siemplify
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cloud security

Google Cloud acquires Israeli security startup Siemplify

The SOAR specialist has been described as "the missing piece" for Google's Chronicle platform
5 Jan 2022
Google Cloud extends partnership with Minsait
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digital transformation

Google Cloud extends partnership with Minsait

New deal will help improve digital sovereignty in Spain’s public and private sector organizations
20 Dec 2021
Alphabet to fold smart city firm Sidewalk Labs into Google
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mergers and acquisitions

Alphabet to fold smart city firm Sidewalk Labs into Google

Smart city platform to be incorporated into Google's sustainability products
17 Dec 2021
Google to rollout AI-based security across three UK airports
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artificial intelligence (AI)

Google to rollout AI-based security across three UK airports

Airports in Aberdeen, Glasgow, and Southampton will test a tool designed to make it easier to spot suspicious packages
16 Dec 2021
Android bug prevents users from calling emergency services
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Google Android

Android bug prevents users from calling emergency services

Google has confirmed that the glitch is affecting devices that have Microsoft Teams installed
9 Dec 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
26 Nov 2021
Compromised Google Cloud Platform instances are riddled with cryptominers
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cloud computing

Compromised Google Cloud Platform instances are riddled with cryptominers

Google Cloud's Threat Intelligence report revealed some alarming findings about the security of business' cloud environments
26 Nov 2021
Podcast transcript: Can the US take on big tech?
Podcast transcript: Can the US take on big tech?
Policy & legislation

Podcast transcript: Can the US take on big tech?

Read the full transcript for this episode of the IT Pro Podcast
19 Nov 2021
The IT Pro Podcast: Can the US take on big tech?
The IT Pro Podcast: Can the US take on big tech?
Policy & legislation

The IT Pro Podcast: Can the US take on big tech?

We take a look at the multiple anti-monopoly bills being aimed a Silicon Valley giants
19 Nov 2021
Google to invest $1 billion in Australia to boost digital future
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Business strategy

Google to invest $1 billion in Australia to boost digital future

The tech giant is investing in the country despite threatening to pull Google Search from Australia in January
16 Nov 2021
Genesys and Google Cloud partner to push multiple clouds to enterprises
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Cloud

Genesys and Google Cloud partner to push multiple clouds to enterprises

The deal will also deepen integration with Google Cloud Contact Center AI
15 Nov 2021
IT Pro News In Review: UK tech sector under threat, BT robotics lab launched, lawsuit against Google blocked
IT Pro News In Review: UK tech sector under threat, BT robotics lab, lawsuit against Google blockedvideo
Careers & training

IT Pro News In Review: UK tech sector under threat, BT robotics lab launched, lawsuit against Google blocked

Catch up on the biggest headlines of the week in just two minutes
12 Nov 2021
15 best Google Analytics courses
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big data

15 best Google Analytics courses

Getting a grasp of Google Analytics can be a lot easier with the right course
5 Nov 2021
Google invests $1bn into Chicago Mercantile Exchange as part of cloud migration deal
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cloud computing

Google invests $1bn into Chicago Mercantile Exchange as part of cloud migration deal

The cloud giant will migrate all of the CME's infrastructure and its markets to the cloud at the start of 2022
5 Nov 2021
The IT Pro Podcast: Saying goodbye to software
The IT Pro Podcast: Saying goodbye to software
Software

The IT Pro Podcast: Saying goodbye to software

Why do we find it so hard to let go of our favourite applications?
5 Nov 2021
Google and Microsoft smash estimates on strong cloud growth
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Cloud

Google and Microsoft smash estimates on strong cloud growth

The two tech giants saw profits increase by 41% and 48%, respectively
27 Oct 2021
Iranian hacking group continues to target US citizens
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hacking

Iranian hacking group continues to target US citizens

APT35 used phishing attacks and uploaded spyware onto Google Play Store
18 Oct 2021
Ennoconn and Google Cloud enter a strategic alliance
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Cloud

Ennoconn and Google Cloud enter a strategic alliance

New MOU will pave the way for Google Cloud-connected Ennoconn manufacturing solutions
14 Oct 2021
Google Workspace adds Jira and AppSheet integrations
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collaboration

Google Workspace adds Jira and AppSheet integrations

The tech giant's productivity suite will also give customers more controls over Google Meet encryption
13 Oct 2021
Google Cloud reveals edge-focused Distributed Cloud portfolio
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cloud computing

Google Cloud reveals edge-focused Distributed Cloud portfolio

The tech giant unloads a suite of new services for edge services and sustainability during virtual Next 21 event
13 Oct 2021