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Google rolls out Titan keys to Europe, Japan. Plus: Group Policy bug is a feature, not a flaw, says Microsoft

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/02/24/security_roundup_feb_weekthree/

9 minutes ago

Roundup And Adobe in remote-code execution patch non-shocker

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Google tries to persuade Edge users to use Chrome

https://www.ghacks.net/2020/02/24/google-tries-to-persuade-edge-users-to-use-chrome/

9 minutes ago

Microsoft's new Chromium-based Edge browser offers several advantages over the classic Edge browser. Since it is based on the same core as Google Chrome, one of these advantages is the ability to […]

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Google Cloud unveils new tools for detecting modern threats

https://www.zdnet.com/article/google-cloud-unveils-new-tools-for-detecting-modern-threats/

13 hrs ago

The new capabilities come from Chronicle, the cybersecurity company folded into Google Cloud last year.

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Google exiles 600 apps from Play Store for 'disruptive advertising' amid push to clean up Android souk's image

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/02/21/google_nixes_android_apps/

2 days ago

Purge is the latest in a series of similar store scourings

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Google Goes Live with Managed Service for Microsoft Active Directory

https://redmondmag.com/articles/2020/02/21/google-managed-service-for-microsoft-ad.aspx

3 days ago

Google's Managed Service for Microsoft Active Directory is now a "generally available" service, according to a Thursday Google announcement. 02/21/2020

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Google implemented a controversial feature in Chrome

https://www.ghacks.net/2020/02/21/google-implemented-a-controversial-feature-in-chrome/

3 days ago

Google has implemented a new feature in version 80 of the company's Chrome web browser called Scroll To Text Fragment designed as a global method to deep link to any part of […]

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Breaking bad... browser use: New Mexico accuses Google of illegally slurping kids' private data via G Suite

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/02/21/new_mexico_sues_google/

3 days ago

Web giant hits back, says allegations are 'factually wrong'

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Google updates its Terms of Service to include Chrome and Chrome OS

https://www.ghacks.net/2020/02/21/google-updates-its-terms-to-include-chrome-and-chrome-os/

3 days ago

If you visit a Google website right now you will likely see a notification at the top stating that the company has changed its Terms of Service and that the new terms […]

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Google product boss cuffed on suspicion of murder after his Microsoft manager wife goes missing, woman's body found, during Hawaii trip

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/02/21/google_arrested_murder/

4 days ago

Before he was arrested, Googler appealed to internet, newspaper for help finding his spouse

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Hey, Brits. Your Google data is leaving the EU before you are: Hoard to be shipped from Ireland to US next month

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/02/20/google_shifting_uk_data_to_us/

4 days ago

Relax, you won't feel a thing

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Google Cloud President Tariq Shaukat Vacating His Role

https://www.crn.com/news/cloud/news/cloud/google-cloud-president-tariq-shaukat-vacating-his-role

5 days ago

by Donna Goodison 'He's going to take another role -- it looks like pretty imminently -- in the other part of the org, which is still kind of being determined,' the source said. 'There's a couple of kind of senior roles he's looking at, so we expect him to stay.'

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Google acquires Cornerstone Technology for mainframe migration

https://www.zdnet.com/article/google-acquires-cornerstone-technology-for-mainframe-migration/

5 days ago

The Dutch Company helps companies migrate mainframe data through a highly-automated process, and it helps them convert languages and databases to prepare applications for modern environments.

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Google Cloud updates Dialogflow for better Contact Center AI agents

https://www.zdnet.com/article/google-cloud-updates-diagflow-for-better-contact-center-ai-agents/

5 days ago

Among other updates, Google is expanding the number of intents available to virtual agents from 2,000 to 20,000 with a new feature in beta called Dialogflow Mega Agent.

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New Google Docs features: Now web Docs gets autocorrect, Smart Compose rolls out

https://www.zdnet.com/article/new-google-docs-features-now-web-docs-gets-autocorrect-smart-compose-rolls-out/

6 days ago

Smart Compose for Google Docs in G Suite is now generally available and autocorrect is open to all Docs users.

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Google Cloud rolls up in an AMD second-gen Epyc test car, looks you in the eye, pats the passenger seat

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/02/18/google_cloud_new_epyc/

6 days ago

Meanwhile: Chip fabs still running just fine in China, FYI, says analyst

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Google launches first cloud region in South Korea

https://www.zdnet.com/article/google-launches-first-cloud-region-in-south-korea/

6 days ago

The Seoul region is the US tech giant's first in the Asian market and eighth in Asia-Pacific, bringing its global network to 21 regions and 64 zones across 16 countries.

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Google Cloud Qualifying ‘Anthos Ready’ Storage Partner Solutions

https://www.crn.com/news/cloud/news/cloud/google-cloud-qualifying-anthos-ready-storage-partner-solutions

6 days ago

by Donna Goodison The new qualification designates partner solutions meeting a core set of Google Cloud requirements to optimally work with Anthos running on-premises.

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Google lives in an Orange submarine: Transatlantic cable will get by with a little help from some friends

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/02/18/orange_telxius_google_transatlantic_cable/

6 days ago

French telco pairs up with Telxius on backhaul links, co-lo services

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Google Streamlining Cloud Division’s Workforce

https://www.crn.com/news/cloud/news/cloud/google-streamlining-cloud-division-s-workforce

6 days ago

by Joseph Tsidulko The industrys third-largest public cloud provider has taken on waves of new employees with multiple acquisitions. Now it is restructuring headcount to boost the bottom line.

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Google Cloud launches Archive cold storage service

https://www.networkworld.com/article/3513903/google-cloud-launches-archive-cold-storage-service.html

6 days ago

Archive will focus on long-term data retention and compete against AWS Glacier, Microsoft Cool Blob Storage, and IBM Cloud Storage.

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