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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
Killed by Google
business apps

Killed by Google

Still mourning Picasa or Reader? Try these free alternatives to the many programs, services and apps Google has abandoned in recent years
20 Oct 2020
Google Pixel 5 review: Middleweight power in a knockout package
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Google Android

Google Pixel 5 review: Middleweight power in a knockout package

Google’s latest flagship takes a small step back - and one giant leap forward
14 Oct 2020
Google officially closes its revenue-share loophole
Google Android

Google officially closes its revenue-share loophole

Developers have until September 30 to comply or risk being dropped from the Google Play Store
30 Sep 2020
Hey Google, navigate where there's no COVID-19
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Google Android

Hey Google, navigate where there's no COVID-19

Google Maps will soon offer a COVID-19 overlay at the national, state, county and city levels
24 Sep 2020
Google takes on Zoom with launch of Meet hardware
video conferencing

Google takes on Zoom with launch of Meet hardware

The Lenovo-made Series One meeting room kits will become available in November
16 Sep 2020
Google Maps adds parking payments via the app
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Google Maps adds parking payments via the app

The new function is testing in Texas but will soon spread nationwide
4 Sep 2020
Digital Services Act: Google asks European Commission to clarify responsibilities
Policy & legislation

Digital Services Act: Google asks European Commission to clarify responsibilities

The tech giant submitted a 135-page document calling for greater clarity around expectations
4 Sep 2020
Google unveils its Middlefield Park Master Plan
Business strategy

Google unveils its Middlefield Park Master Plan

Townlike campus will include housing, retail and community gathering spaces
3 Sep 2020
Google and Amwell team up to boost telehealth services
Cloud

Google and Amwell team up to boost telehealth services

Google will buy a $100 million stake in Amwell during its IPO
25 Aug 2020
Google Chrome will reward fast-loading sites with 'fast page' badge
Google Android

Google Chrome will reward fast-loading sites with 'fast page' badge

Google will also curb mixed forms to protect Chrome users' data
19 Aug 2020
Fortnite creator sues Google and Apple over app store cut
Fortnite
Mobile

Fortnite creator sues Google and Apple over app store cut

Epic Games' battle over app stores' revenue slices continues
14 Aug 2020
Google Drive vs Microsoft OneDrive head-to-head review
cloud storage

Google Drive vs Microsoft OneDrive head-to-head review

We compare the storage capacity, price, compatibility and feature set of the two popular cloud storage services
12 Aug 2020
The House of Lords will never bring tech giants to book
IT regulation

The House of Lords will never bring tech giants to book

The multiple ways politicians have tried to regulate social media are uniformly daft
8 Aug 2020
Google Cloud and Orange team up on AI and cloud computing
cloud computing

Google Cloud and Orange team up on AI and cloud computing

The partnership will help Orange to expand its portfolio and will strengthen Google Cloud's presence in Europe
28 Jul 2020