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Google could start paying news publishers under a new content arrangement
Feb15

Google could start paying news publishers under a new content arrangement

Google is in active discussion that will see the search engine giant pay news publishers for content. The discussions, according to The Wall Street Journal, is mostly with publishers outside the US—with more of them based in France and the rest of Europe. google“We want to help people find quality journalism—it’s important to informed democracy and helps support a sustainable news industry,” Google said in a statement per WSJ. “We...

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Google Maps celebrates 15th anniversary with new logo
Feb09

Google Maps celebrates 15th anniversary with new logo

Google Maps is without doubt one of the most downloaded and used apps from Google. Last time I checked the stats, Maps has been installed from the Play Store more than 5 billion times. This is remarkable because not too many apps have reached that mark. What makes it even more interesting is the fact that the app has become a must-have for every device—it means one or two in three of everyone that has a smartphone has the app...

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Google launches ‘Demand’—a data driven tool for the live music industry
Feb06

Google launches ‘Demand’—a data driven tool for the live music industry

Google is perhaps the company with the biggest data base in the world. Virtually everything the company does is based on research and ability to pull data from as many sources as possible. On Wednesday, Google launched a new data driven tool for the live music industry called Demand. So, what is ‘Demand’? It is a platform designed to identify the best and most appropriate locations for touring with the aim of optimizing ticket...

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Google app starts sending daily stock notifications
Feb02

Google app starts sending daily stock notifications

Google app has begun sending daily overview of stocks you follow. This is a good update considering the fact that it helps you to stay up to date with your investment on daily bases—allowing you to plan ahead. Stock watchlist actually, has been a part of the Google app for a while no; so it is pretty difficult to know if this was added recently or not. What we do know for sure, however, is that the visual makeup has indeed changed....

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Google Search adds coronavirus SOS alert
Jan31

Google Search adds coronavirus SOS alert

Google is working in conjunction with the World Health Organization WHO to make resources available for people about the coronavirus. The search engine giant in a tweet, said when people search for related info on Google, they will find the alert at the top of the results page. This will also come with direct access safety tips, info, resources, and Twitter updates from the WHO. Google in the same tweet, announced that it had issued a...

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Coronavirus—Google offices in China, Hong Kong and Taiwan temporarily closed
Jan30

Coronavirus—Google offices in China, Hong Kong and Taiwan temporarily closed

As the deadly coronavirus continues to send shivers down the spines of people all over the world, Google has announced the temporary closure of its offices in China, Hong Kong and Taiwan. Since the outbreak of the deadly virus in China, tech companies have been making frantic efforts to protect staff and also sensitize members of the public on how to avoid getting infected. Google confirmed this move to The Verge on Wednesday in a...

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