Tag: Google

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Google Cloud CEO Kurian Reveals New Directions at Next ’19

April 18, 2019

Via: CMSWire

Google Cloud Next ’19 took place last week in San Francisco, barely eight months after the 2018 event — but a lot has changed in that time. The event marked the first major public appearance of new CEO Thomas Kurian, […]

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Google Pay now automatically imports loyalty cards and tickets from Gmail

April 16, 2019

Via: The Verge

Google Pay can now automatically import loyalty cards, tickets, and offers from your Gmail account. The feature, first spotted by 9to5Google, advertises that by using it “You won’t get more offers, it will just be easier to use them.” When […]

Technology, Website design and optimization

SEO: How Important Is It to Make the First Page?

April 12, 2019

Via: Ecommerce Times

In an E-Commerce Times poll conducted from March 25 to April 1 of this year, only 4.32 percent of respondents said there was always enough information on the first page of search results to meet their needs. By comparison, 14.05 […]

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Gmail adds email scheduling and Smart Compose improvements for its 15th birthday

April 1, 2019

Via: The Verge

Gmail turns 15 today, and to celebrate Google is launching some minor updates: improving Gmail’s Smart Compose function and giving users the option to schedule emails. The updates to Smart Compose are pretty vague. Google unveiled the feature back in […]

Gaming, Products

Microsoft’s Xbox boss responds to Google Stadia, promises ‘we will go big’ for E3

March 20, 2019

Via: The Verge

Google unveiled its new Stadia cloud gaming service yesterday, and Microsoft was watching closely. In an internal memo to the Xbox team, Microsoft’s head of gaming, Phil Spencer, responded to Google’s announcements by promising a big E3. “Google went big […]

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Facebook’s outage and Google removes 2.3bn ads – News roundup

March 15, 2019

Via: Smart Insights

This week saw Facebook’s family apps get into trouble, leaving billions of people across the world unable to access accounts or upload content. Google has announced that it removed billions of “bad ads” in 2018, although figures were down on […]

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The latest Android devices now let you log into apps without requiring a password

February 25, 2019

Via: The Verge

Here’s a good reason to update to your latest version of Google Play Services: Android devices running version 7.0 and later can now log you into apps and websites without requiring you to type in a password. Using FIDO2, an […]

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Chrome to patch loophole that allows sites to block Incognito mode users

February 18, 2019

Via: The Verge

Future versions of Chrome will fix a loophole that lets websites detect and block users who attempt to access them using the browser’s Incognito mode, reports 9to5Google. As well as not storing any local records of your browsing history, Chrome’s […]

E-payment & Security, Technology

Google wants to bring encryption to all with Adiantum

February 11, 2019

Via: The Verge

Google has a new form of encryption called Adiantum that’s designed to bring storage encryption to cheaper Android devices without impacting performance. Currently, devices such as low-powered Android Go smartphones, smart watches, and TVs fall below Google’s performance requirements for […]

E-payment & Security, Technology

Google’s new Chrome Extension automatically checks your passwords are still secure

February 5, 2019

Via: The Verge

A new Chrome Extension from Google called Password Checkup will automatically check whether your passwords have been exposed in a data breach. Once installed, the extension checks any login details you use — Google says “most” US sites are supported […]