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Google offers $1,000 credits to struggling small businesses. Travel CEOs say it's 'utterly underwhelming' - CNET

🕔Jun.06.2020 | 04:37 (GMT) | cnet.com

Travel companies that have been devastated by the coronavirus pandemic are calling for Google to do more.

And that?s really it for Google+

🕔Jun.06.2020 | 01:39 (GMT) | feedproxy.google.com

Last year, Google launched the beta of Currents, which was essentially a rebrand of Google+ for G Suite users, since Google+ for consumers went to meet its maker in April 2019. While Google+ was meant to be an all-purpose social network, the idea behind Currents is more akin to what Microsoft is doing with Yammer […]

U.S. states lean toward breaking up Google's ad tech business: CNBC

🕔Jun.06.2020 | 00:59 (GMT) | feeds.reuters.com

The U.S. state attorneys general investigating Alphabet Inc's Google for potential antitrust violations are leaning towards pushing for a breakup of its ad technology business as part of an expected suit, CNBC reported on Friday, citing sources.

'They may as well not do it': CEOs balk at Google's $1,000 ad credits for coronavirus relief - CNET

🕔Jun.06.2020 | 00:24 (GMT) | cnet.com

The credits account for less than a day's ad spending, the leader of one small travel business said.

UK?s COVID-19 health data contracts with Google and Palantir finally emerge

🕔Jun.05.2020 | 23:16 (GMT) | feedproxy.google.com

Contracts for a number of coronavirus data deals that the U.K. government inked in haste with U.S. tech giants, including Google and Palantir, plus a U.K.-based AI firm called Faculty, have been published today by openDemocracy and law firm Foxglove — which had threatened legal action for withholding the information. Concerns had been raised about […]

UK govt publishes contracts granting Amazon, Microsoft, Google and AI firms access to COVID-19 health data

🕔Jun.05.2020 | 22:36 (GMT) | go.theregister.com

Questions linger over involvement of biz linked to Dominic Cummings and Vote Leave campaign

UK government has published the contracts it holds with private tech firms and the NHS for the creation of a COVID-19 data store, just days after campaigners fired legal shots over a lack of transparency.

Pipped to the post: Google Cloud nabs Salesforce exec to lead UK and Ireland business

🕔Jun.05.2020 | 21:05 (GMT) | go.theregister.com

Pip White among bunch of new EMEA hires at Chocolate Factory offshoot

Pip White, senior veep and general manager of industry sales at Salesforce, has been nabbed by Google to head up its Cloud business in the UK and Ireland.

Apps get bit animated: Android Studio 4.0 released with new Motion Editor

🕔Jun.05.2020 | 17:10 (GMT) | go.theregister.com

Google's free IDE is high quality but doesn't remove all the annoyances of Android development

Google has released Android Studio 4.0, a massive update to its IDE for mobile app development, with features like an upgraded Layout Inspector, and the brand new Build Analyzer and motion editor.

Google+ replacement ?Currents? to end beta and debut in G Suite on July 6th

🕔Jun.05.2020 | 11:57 (GMT) | go.theregister.com

Admins told It will not be possible to opt out but also promised transition should be painless

Google has advised G Suite administrators that its replacement for Google+, Currents, will debut on July 6th.

Google Announces New Additions to Advanced Protection Program

🕔Jun.05.2020 | 10:50 (GMT) | feedproxy.google.com

Google this week announced expansions to the Advanced Protection Program, with the addition of Google Nest and support for more types of security keys for iOS users.

With the Advanced Protection Program, the Internet search giant aims to provide the strongest possible Go

Google India says Play store policy, not geopolitics, behind removal of Chinese-app-deleting app

🕔Jun.05.2020 | 08:06 (GMT) | go.theregister.com

And wed do it anywhere else, anytime, says veep

Google India has explained why it yanked an app called Remove China Apps from its Play digital souk.

Biden, Trump Campaigns Targeted by Foreign Hackers: Google

🕔Jun.05.2020 | 03:48 (GMT) | feedproxy.google.com

Campaign staffs for both President Donald Trump and Democratic rival Joe Biden have been targeted recently by foreign hackers, Google researchers said Thursday, highlighting persistent data security concerns ahead of the November US election.

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US antitrust probes zeroing in on Google Search, rival says - CNET

🕔Jun.05.2020 | 03:38 (GMT) | cnet.com

DuckDuckGo's CEO tells Bloomberg that federal and state authorities are asking how to limit Google's search authority.

Chinese, Iranian hackers tried to hack Biden, Trump campaigns, Google says - CNET

🕔Jun.05.2020 | 01:04 (GMT) | cnet.com

The efforts weren't successful and the targeted campaign staffers have been notified, according to the company.

Google says Iranian, Chinese hackers targeted Trump, Biden campaigns

🕔Jun.05.2020 | 00:45 (GMT) | feedproxy.google.com

Google security researchers say they’ve identified efforts by at least two nation state-backed hackers against the Trump and Biden presidential campaigns. Shane Huntley, director for Google’s Threat Analysis Group, said in a tweet that hackers backed by China and Iran recently targeted the campaigns using malicious phishing emails. But, Huntley said, there are “no signs […]

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