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Google Says Its Network Not Stressed By Coronavirus Crisis

https://www.crn.com/news/cloud/news/cloud/google-says-its-network-not-stressed-by-coronavirus-crisis

9 hrs ago

by Joseph Tsidulko The cloud services giant also assured customers last week, as it suffered a small outage, that its enterprise cloud servicesGCP and G Suiteare prepared to maintain peak performance during a surge in use brought on by the pandemic.

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Google polishes platinum Cloud Foundry membership badge as foundation takes KubeCF under its wing

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/03/27/cloud_foundry_takes_on_kubecf/

4 days ago

We talk to CF's CTO as missing piece added to open-source application platform

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Google Cloud Outage Attributed To ‘Infrastructure Components’ Issues

https://www.crn.com/news/cloud/news/cloud/google-cloud-outage-attributed-to-infrastructure-components-issues

4 days ago

by Donna Goodison We are experiencing an issue with Google Cloud infrastructure components, Google Cloud confirmed in a post on its Google Cloud Status Dashboard.

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Amazon, Apple, Google, IBM, Microsoft speech-to-text AI systems can't understand black people as well as whites

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/03/24/speech_to_text_ai_system/

5 days ago

Lack of varied training data to blame, say researchers

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Google implements "always show full URL" option in Google Chrome

https://www.ghacks.net/2020/03/26/google-implements-always-show-full-url-option-in-google-chrome/

5 days ago

Chromium, the open source part of the Google Chrome browser, got a new experimental flag recently that, when enabled, added a context menu option to the address bar to show the full […]

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ScreenCloud is an open source image capturing tool that can optionally upload images to Google Drive, OneDrive, Dropbox, Imgur

https://www.ghacks.net/2020/03/24/screencloud-is-an-open-source-image-capturing-tool-that-can-optionally-upload-images-to-cloud-services/

7 days ago

We have reveiwed many screen capturing tools at gHacks including Ksnip, Automatic Screenshotter, Auto Screen Capture, Ashampoo's Snap 11, or Martin's favorite program PicPick. Today, we take a look at a tool […]

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Google unveils Game Servers in beta, for hosting global, multi-player games

https://www.zdnet.com/article/google-offers-agones-its-game-server-hosting-project-as-a-managed-service/

a week ago

The new managed service is a souped up version of Agones, the open-source game hosting platform built on top of Kubernetes.

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Mozilla re-enables TLS 1.0 and 1.1 because of Coronavirus (and Google)

https://www.ghacks.net/2020/03/21/mozilla-re-enables-tls-1-0-and-1-1-because-of-coronavirus-and-google/

a week ago

Mozilla released Firefox 74.0 Stable to the public on March 10, 2020. The new version of Firefox came with a number of changes and improvements; among them the deprecation of the security […]

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This Year’s Google I/O Developer Conference Now Entirely Off

https://www.crn.com/news/cloud/news/cloud/this-year-s-google-i-o-developer-conference-now-entirely-off

a week ago

by Joseph Tsidulko Efforts to salvage the highly anticipated event in some form became untenable as the entire San Francisco Bay Area was mandated to shelter-in-place and the global pandemic put unprecedented strain on society as a whole.

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Virtual reality: Now even the online Google Cloud Next event is postponed

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/03/18/google_cloud_next_now_even_the_virtual_event_is_postponed/

2 weeks ago

No, this is not business as usual as the C-virus continues to wreak havoc

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Revamped Google Cloud Next ’20 Virtual Conference Postponed

https://www.crn.com/news/cloud/news/cloud/revamped-google-cloud-next-20-virtual-conference-postponed

2 weeks ago

by Donna Goodison Please know that we are fully committed to bringing Google Cloud Next 20: Digital Connect to life, but will hold the event when the timing is right, Google Cloud chief marketing officer Alison Wagonfeld says.

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Google reveals the wheels almost literally fell off one of its cloudy server racks

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/03/16/google_cloud_server_rack_castors/

2 weeks ago

Crushed rollers sent rack into the red until techies solved wheely obscure problem

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Google introduces improved cookie controls in Chrome for Android

https://www.ghacks.net/2020/03/16/google-introduces-improved-cookie-controls-in-chrome-for-android/

2 weeks ago

Google plans to improve cookie controls of the company's Google Chrome web browser for Android. The company launched SameSite cookie changes in Chrome 80, released in February 2020, and has recently added […]

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Google: This is what caused CPU throttling at our cloud data center

https://www.zdnet.com/article/google-this-is-what-caused-cpu-throttling-at-our-cloud-data-center/

2 weeks ago

Google says crushed rack wheels busted a cooling system, causing CPU performance to be throttled.

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Google reveals the wheels almost literally fell off one of its cloudy server racks

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/03/16/google_cloudy_server_racks/

2 weeks ago

Crushed rollers sent rack into the red until castor thousands solved wheely obscure problem

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Google reveals the wheels almost literally fell off one of its cloudy server racks

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/03/16/google_cloud_server_rack_castors/

2 weeks ago

Crushed rollers sent rack into the red until techies solved wheely obscure problem

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Google Sister Company Corrects Trump On Coronavirus Website Claims

https://www.crn.com/news/cloud/news/cloud/google-sister-company-corrects-trump-on-coronavirus-website-claims

2 weeks ago

by Joseph Tsidulko The president said Google has made tremendous progress, but the website Google's sister company Verily is developing is still in early stages and to be rolled out initially only in the San Francisco Bay area, with hopes of later expansion.

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Trump: Google Building Coronovirus Website To Aid Testing

https://www.crn.com/news/cloud/news/cloud/trump-google-building-coronovirus-website-to-aid-testing

2 weeks ago

by Joseph Tsidulko They have made tremendous progress, the president says of Googles effort involving 1,700 of its engineers

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Google: G Suite now has 2 billion users

https://www.zdnet.com/article/google-g-suite-now-has-2-billion-users/

3 weeks ago

G Suite users can also expect Smart Compose to reach more apps beyond Gmail and Google Docs.

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Microsoft, Google, Slack, Zoom et al struggling to deal with a spike in remote tools thanks to coronavirus

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/03/12/remote_work_struggles/

3 weeks ago

Tech companies are loving the attention while keeping schtum on outages

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