Tag Archives: Google

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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SEO Tool Helps Websites Land on Top of Web Searches

SEO Tool

Has your website not been getting substantial page views or visits? And when you look for your website on a search engine, does it show up on the first page or in the succeeding pages? It’s easy to create a website – owners and administrators would tell you. It’s making a success out of it that’s difficult. For a website …

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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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Mozilla Has Changed Its Default Browser to Google Again

Mozilla

If you live in the U.S., Canada, Hong Kong, and Taiwan and have Mozilla Firefox Quantum on your PC, have you used it today? Well, check it out now because the default search engine has changed from Yahoo to Google – again. After dropping Google in 2014, Mozilla then forged a five-year agreement with Yahoo. Mozilla is a web browser …

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Google Reveals Results of Year-Long Investigation Into Password Theft

Google Password Theft

A password used to serve as a measure to ensure that your Web account is safe from hacking. Well, not anymore, according to Google anti-abuse researcher Kurt Thomas. (Read: After A Year Of Intensely Investigating Password Theft, Here’s What Google Found) No Longer A Paradigm “Passwords are no longer a paradigm that you can no longer trust in,” Thomas told …

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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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Google Reportedly Plans To Share Revenues With News Publications

Google Revenue Share

Google is reportedly considering sharing a chunk of its revenues to news publications to grow and maintain subscribers, according to a Financial Times report. The Internet search giant will reportedly “use its trove of personal user data, combined with machine learning algorithms, to help news publishers identify potential new subscribers and target their current subscribers for renewals.” Google, however, said …

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New Document Version Works Like Video Game Minecraft

New Document Version

A startup founded by a two former Googlers has come up with a simpler version of documents called Coda. In a Medium blog post on the launch, Coda co-founder Shishir Mehrotra said: “Coda is a new type of doc that blends the flexibility of documents, the power of spreadsheets, and the utility of applications into a single new canvas.” “That’s …

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Google Rolls Out New Look for Web Version of Google Calendar

Google Calendar

Google rolled out on Tuesday a new look of the web version of Google Calendar. Google Calendar on the web now has a sleek design and has features also offered on the mobile app. In a blog post, Lars Krüger, Product Manager of Google Calendar, said the updates aim to “help users manage their time more efficiently and get more …

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Google Pledges $1B to Train Workers for High-Tech Jobs

Google pledges $1B to train Workers

Google CEO Sundar Pichai announced on Thursday that the Internet search giant will commit $1 billion to nonprofit groups worldwide over the next five years for high-tech job training. It is considered as the biggest financial pledge from the company, reports said. Aside from the grants, Google will conduct a “Grow With Google” tour across the US that will work …

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