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Google Workspace update adds Meet calls to Docs and Sheets, chat threads to Spaces
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collaboration

Google Workspace update adds Meet calls to Docs and Sheets, chat threads to Spaces

Update aims to addressed 'top requested' features from enterprise customers
31 Mar 2022
Microsoft looks to tempt legacy G Suite users with hefty discount
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Microsoft Office

Microsoft looks to tempt legacy G Suite users with hefty discount

The move comes after Google's decision to revoke free G Suite accounts created between 2006 and 2012
14 Feb 2022
Google introduces free Workspace plan for businesses without Gmail
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collaboration

Google introduces free Workspace plan for businesses without Gmail

Organisations can enjoy all the collaboration benefits of Workspace, regardless of their email provider, for free
4 Feb 2022
Google to shut down free G Suite accounts
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Google Docs

Google to shut down free G Suite accounts

Legacy G Suite users have been able to continue using their custom domain accounts for free for ten years
20 Jan 2022
Researchers warn of spear-phishing exploit in Google Docs
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Google Docs

Researchers warn of spear-phishing exploit in Google Docs

Hackers have found a way to use Google's comment function to dupe victims into clicking on malicious links
7 Jan 2022
Google replaces Backup and Sync with Drive for Desktop
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file servers

Google replaces Backup and Sync with Drive for Desktop

The tech giant recommends that users transition to the new service by the end of September
13 Jul 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
Google Workspace is now available for everyone
Google's new Spaces features in Gmail
Google Docs

Google Workspace is now available for everyone

The move means all of the tech giant's three billion users can access the full Google Workspace platform
14 Jun 2021
Google I/O 2021: Android 12, 3D video calls, Workspace updates and more
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Google I/O 2021: Android 12, 3D video calls, Workspace updates and more

We've rounded up all of the biggest announcements from Google's in-person developer conference
19 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 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
Google owns my soul and I don’t miss it one bit
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software as a service (SaaS)

Google owns my soul and I don’t miss it one bit

The shift to remote working has made me realise that my head is now firmly in the clouds
12 Aug 2020
The definitive guide to backup for G Suite
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cloud backup

The definitive guide to backup for G Suite

How to find exactly what you need to keep your data safe
15 Nov 2019
Why collaboration platforms are so hard to deploy
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Why collaboration platforms are so hard to deploy

Platforms like Slack promise great benefits, but the reality isn’t always so easy…
29 Apr 2019
Google G Suite review: Suite like chocolate
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Google Docs

Google G Suite review: Suite like chocolate

If you can make the leap to a cloud-centric usage model, G Suite provides seamless real-time document collaboration.
20 Mar 2019
Google launches redesigned Gmail for iOS and Android
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productivity

Google launches redesigned Gmail for iOS and Android

Revamped UI with added features makes its debut on iOS and Android months after an upgrade to the web app
30 Jan 2019
How Google changed the world of business
Network & Internet

How Google changed the world of business

AI, quantum computing, cloud, mobile, analytics, software, hardware, email, news... Google has done it all
17 Oct 2018
Google Docs users hit by phishing attack
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Security

Google Docs users hit by phishing attack

The attack was disguised as a Google Doc but was, in fact, a third-party app
4 May 2017
Android malware campaign 'targets 1 million Google accounts'
malware

Android malware campaign 'targets 1 million Google accounts'

Check Point says Android malware campaign can steal tokens from Google accounts
1 Dec 2016
Android users to benefit from Google Docs offline
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Mobile

Android users to benefit from Google Docs offline

The cloud company tries to improve the mobile experience by adding offline support for Docs access from Android handsets.
3 Feb 2012
Head to Head: Google Apps vs Microsoft Office 365
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business apps

Head to Head: Google Apps vs Microsoft Office 365

Mary Branscombe compares the enterprise versions of both and her conclusions may surprise you...
5 Aug 2011
Mozilla Firefox 4 review
Mozilla Firefox 4
Network & Internet

Mozilla Firefox 4 review

The long-awaited Firefox 4 is finally here, but is Mozilla's latest browser a must-have or a has-been? Read our review to find out.
22 Mar 2011
Google starts Discussions in Docs
Google Docs
cloud computing

Google starts Discussions in Docs

The cloud-based word processor gets an update to bring more linear discussions to document editing.
16 Mar 2011