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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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Google Buys Podcast App Co-Founded by Ex-Netflix Execs

Google Buys Podcast App

Podcast app 60dB has been purchased by Google, according to the Business Insider. A representative of Google confirmed the acquisition to Business Insider but did not divulge details about the purchase of the podcast app that was co-founded by former Netflix executives. Instead, the Google rep referred queries about the purchase to the announcement on Medium.com regarding the purchase of …

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Google to Provide LTE in Hurricane-Ravaged Puerto Rico via Internet-Beaming Balloons

Internet Beaming Balloons

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) allowed Google’s parent company Alphabet to restore LTE and Internet service on Puerto Rico. The move comes more than two weeks after Hurricane Maria ravaged the island with record-winds and torrential rains. Maria knocked down cell service and Internet in the island, leaving it isolated from the rest of the world. Reports said 83 percent …

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