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Google Bulletin App out to Promote Citizen Journalism

Bulletin App

Google is testing a new app called Bulletin that allows residents in a community to report and post local news stories. All that a registered user has to have is a smartphone. (Read: Google Chrome Users Can Now Mute Those Annoying Autoplay Ads) Slate first reported about a Google post that came out online on Thursday about the app. Hyperlocal …

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Google Maps to Tell a Commuter When It’s Time to Get off a Bus or Train

Google Maps

You’re traveling to work, or you’re going someplace to visit a friend, but you dozed off. When you wake up, you find out that you’ve missed the train or bus stop where you’re supposed to get off. That kind of situation can be frustrating, if not stressful. Fret no more because Google Maps will soon launch a feature that will …

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Google Docs Users Press Panic Button After Tool Went Down for an Hour

Google Docs

Google’s word document and file-sharing tool went down for about an hour on Wednesday afternoon, disrupting work among users worldwide. It was the second incident involving Google Docs in recent weeks after some users complained in October of being locked out of their files after their work had been erroneously labeled as “inappropriate.” (Read: Google Docs Error Locks out Users) …

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Protect Your Email Account Against Password Theft With Google Authenticator

Google Authenticator

Amid threats of hacking and password theft, Google has introduced a free security app to protect your email account. Google Authenticator generates 2-Step Verification Codes on your phone. You can learn more about the 2-Step Verification here. The 2-Step Verification is offered on Gmail and social media platforms like Facebook, Twitter, and other sites. The app is compatible with all …

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