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How Thomas Kurian’s ‘Quite Simple’ Strategy Is Transforming Google Cloud

https://www.crn.com/news/cloud/news/cloud/how-thomas-kurian-s-quite-simple-strategy-is-transforming-google-cloud

13 hrs ago

by Donna Goodison Thomas Kurian has upped Googles cloud game with hot new technology, a razor-sharp vertical market focus and big partner investments.

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Google tests hiding Chrome extension icons by default, developers definitely not amused by the change

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/04/07/chrome_hiding_extensions/

13 hrs ago

Tightening privacy and security may cause pain for add-on makers

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Google Chrome 81 released

https://www.ghacks.net/2020/04/08/google-chrome-81-released/

23 hrs ago

Google released Chrome 81, a new stable version of the company's web browser to the public. The company announced previously that it would skip Chrome 82 to jump straight to Chrome 83 […]

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Google launches virtual agent tool to answer questions about COVID-19

https://www.zdnet.com/article/google-launches-virtual-agent-tool-to-answer-questions-about-covid-19/

24 hrs ago

The Rapid Response Virtual Agent program is designed for government agencies, healthcare organizations and other entities severely impacted by the global pandemic.

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COLUMN: Google's Alpha Bet: Why Google Cloud Is The Real Deal

https://www.crn.com/news/cloud/news/cloud/column-google-s-alpha-bet-why-google-cloud-is-the-real-deal

2 days ago

by Steven Burke CRN's Steve Burke says Thomas Kurian has brought order to what was a less-than-partner-friendly approach to the cloud market by Google Cloud.

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Revenues up, taxes down: Google UK reports its slice of the Chocolate Factory pie

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/04/07/google_uk_figures/

2 days ago

Blighty's wage bill tops £1bn as more staffers are added

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Kaspersky cleans up poisoned watering hole, Google presses pause on cookie crackdown

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/04/06/security_roundup/

3 days ago

Roundup Plus: SystemD has a privilege escalation flaw that needs patching, and more bits and bytes

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Russian telco hijacks internet traffic for Google, AWS, Cloudflare, and others

https://www.zdnet.com/article/russian-telco-hijacks-internet-traffic-for-google-aws-cloudflare-and-others/

4 days ago

Rostelecom involved in BGP hijacking incident this week impacting more than 200 CDNs and cloud providers.

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Google is rolling back SameSite Cookie changes temporarily

https://www.ghacks.net/2020/04/04/google-is-rolling-back-samesite-cookie-changes-temporarily/

5 days ago

Google introduced the new SameSite cookie policy in Chrome 80 Stable which it released in February 2020 to the public. The policy implements changes to the handling of cookies that the company […]

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UK judge gives Google a choice: Either let SEO expert read your ranking algos or withdraw High Court evidence

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/04/03/google_foundem_high_court_seo_expert/

5 days ago

Tough choice for adtech monolith in Foundem case

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Google Channel Merger: Pythian Acquires Agosto

https://www.crn.com/news/cloud/news/cloud/google-channel-merger-pythian-acquires-agosto

7 days ago

by Joseph Tsidulko The deal, driven by Pythian owner Mill Point Capital, looks to create a powerhouse in the Google Cloud ecosystem thats uniquely capable of offering comprehensive cloud sales and services at scale.

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Google rolls out Memorystore for Memcached in beta

https://www.zdnet.com/article/google-rolls-out-memorystore-for-memcached-in-beta/

7 days ago

The fully-managed service gives a new caching layer option to customers using Google's Cloud Memorystore, its in-memory data store.

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Google Cloud Engine outage caused by 'large backlog of queued mutations'

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/04/02/google_cloud_services_outage_caused/

7 days ago

Ad giant added memory to servers, restarted, watched things get worse ... is on top of things again now

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Who you gonna call? Google Cloud Platform's beta Service Directory is like a phone book for microservice discovery

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/04/01/google_cloud_service_directory_beta/

a week ago

Playing catch-up with AWS and not that smart, but some advantages over DNS

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Watch your MANRS: Akamai, Amazon, Netflix, Microsoft, Google, and pals join internet routing security effort

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/03/31/manrs_cdns/

a week ago

Filtering, anti-spoofing, coordination, validation to prevent crooks, spies hijacking victims' connections

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MariaDB SkySQL managed cloud goes live on Google Cloud

https://www.zdnet.com/article/mariadb-skysql-managed-cloud-goes-live-on-google-cloud/

a week ago

A year in the making, MariaDB unveiled its managed DBaaS service on GCP and is differentiating with the familiar script of richer features and most up to date versions.

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Outage hits some Google Cloud services, error rate curve flattens and they're coming back

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/03/31/google_cloud_infrastructure_outage/

a week ago

Good luck if you're a user of Cloud SQL, Cloud Data Fusion, or Cloud Composer

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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

a week 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/

2 weeks 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

2 weeks 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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