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Google reveals new schedule for 'phasing out support for Chrome Apps across all operating systems'

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/01/16/google_phasing_out_support_for_chrome_apps_across_all_operating_systems/

8 hrs ago

June 2020 is the end for users on Windows, Linux and Mac

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Google Cloud rolls out of bed, slips on suit, draws up premium support, vows to take it SLO to lure enterprises

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/01/17/google_premium_support_cloud/

18 hrs ago

Meanwhile, AMD snags Intel exec as server chip boss

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Google Parent Alphabet Joins Trillion-Dollar Club

https://www.crn.com/news/cloud/news/cloud/google-parent-alphabet-joins-trillion-dollar-club

18 hrs ago

by Joseph Tsidulko The Google parent is the latest tech behemoth to break through the $1 trillion valuation threshold, following three of its competitors into sky-high territory.

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Google Cloud Launches Premium Support Offering

https://www.crn.com/news/cloud/news/cloud/google-cloud-launches-premium-support-offering

22 hrs ago

by Donna Goodison 'By expanding the offering, increasing features and coverage and adding mission-critical support, Google Cloud is recognizing customers are trusting their most crucial systems to Google and giving them a premium support back line to ensure they continue to run smoothly,' says Aric Bandy, president of Agosto, a Google Premier partner.

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Google launches Cloud Premium Support for enterprise customers

https://www.zdnet.com/article/google-launches-cloud-premium-support-for-enterprise-clients/

2 days ago

The service will support the “enterprise and mission-critical needs of Google Cloud customers.”

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IBM, Microsoft, a medley of others sing support for Google against Oracle in Supremes' Java API copyright case

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/01/15/google_oracle_api/

2 days ago

Legal war could rest on nineteenth century mapping ruling by past court

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AppSheet. Gesundheit! Oh, we see – it's Google pulling no-code development into a cloudy embrace

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/01/15/google_cloud_embraces_nocode_development_with_appsheet_acquisition/

2 days ago

We'll 'empower millions of citizen developers' says Google. Now where have we heard that before?

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Google wants to make third-party cookies obsolete

https://www.ghacks.net/2020/01/15/google-wants-to-make-third-party-cookies-obsolete/

2 days ago

Google Chrome is the most popular web browser on the Internet even if you don't look at all the other browser's that use Chromium as their sources. Chrome gives Google telemetry data […]

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Google Cloud Gets No-Code App Development With AppSheet Acquisition

https://www.crn.com/news/cloud/news/cloud/google-cloud-gets-no-code-app-development-with-appsheet-acquisition

3 days ago

by Donna Goodison 'AppSheet complements Google Clouds strategy to reimagine the application development space with a platform that helps enterprises innovate with no-code development, workflow automation, application integration and API management as they modernize their business processes in the cloud, says Amit Zavery, Google Clouds vice business application platform.

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Privacy activists beg Google to ban un-removable bloatware from Android

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/01/13/privacy_activist_beg_google_chief_sundar_pichai_to_ban_unremovable_bloatware/

4 days ago

Open letter to Chocolate Factory's Sundar Pichai penned by 50 campaign groups

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Google scolded for depriving the poor of privacy after Chinese malware bundled on phones for hard-up Americans

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/01/09/google_poor_privacy_android/

7 days ago

Updated To make matters worse, uninstalling it could cause even more pain

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Google Chrome will support Windows 7 until at least July 2021

https://www.ghacks.net/2020/01/10/google-chrome-will-support-windows-7-until-at-least-july-2021/

7 days ago

Microsoft will end support for its Windows 7 operating system next week on January 14, 2020. The last Patch Day for Windows 7 will provide users with a last round of security […]

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Wayfair expands Google Cloud deal for hybrid cloud strategy

https://www.zdnet.com/article/wayfair-expands-google-cloud-deal-for-hybrid-cloud-strategy/

7 days ago

Ahead of NRF, Google Cloud announced a win with Wayfair to expand its hybrid cloud efforts.

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Latest patent brouhaha: Sonos wheels out Doomsday device in bid to block Google Home sales.... The Register

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/01/08/sonos_google_lawsuit/

a week ago

Search engine monster sued by rival smart-speakers maker in scrap over intellectual property

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Archive storage comes to Google Cloud: Will it give AWS and Azure the cold shoulder?

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/01/09/archive_storage_comes_to_google_cloud_how_does_it_compare_to_aws_and_azure/

a week ago

Fast retrieval and 'Bucket lock' security, but not the cheapest for cloud storage

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Reusing software 'interfaces' is fine, Google tells Supreme Court, pleads: Think of the devs!

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/01/07/google_vs_oracle_6_jan_supreme_court_brief/

a week ago

You wouldn't want to 'upend the computer software industry', eh?

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Here we go again: Software nasties slip into Google Play, exploit make-me-root Android flaw for maximum pwnage

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/01/07/nasty_google_play_apps/

a week ago

Apps spotted abusing use-after-free() bug seven months before patch

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Google Chrome 80 introduces quieter notifications

https://www.ghacks.net/2020/01/08/google-chrome-80-introduces-quieter-notifications/

a week ago

Mozilla Firefox 72.0 was released yesterday and one of the changes in the release was that it toned down web notification requests. Now it is Google's turn with something similar. From Chrome […]

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Google Chrome will display error codes on crash pages

https://www.ghacks.net/2020/01/05/google-chrome-will-display-error-codes-on-crash-pages/

2 weeks ago

Google is working on integrating error codes on error pages that the Chrome web browser displays when something goes wrong. Google Chrome, like any other desktop browser, displays error pages when things […]

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Don't Xiaomi pics of other people's places! Chinese kitmaker fingers dodgy Boxing Day cache update after Google banishes it from Home

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/01/03/google_blocks_xiaomi/

2 weeks ago

Redditor finds security camera capturing stills from strangers' cribs

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