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Google will soon open a cloud region in Poland

September 27, 2019 at 05:14PM Google today announced its plans to open a new cloud region in Warsaw, Poland to better serve its customers in Central and Eastern Europe. This move is part of Google’s overall investment in expanding the physical footprint of its data centers. Only a few days ago, after all, the company… Continue reading Google will soon open a cloud region in Poland

The Independent - Tech

Google turns 21: What the search giant’s homepage looked like when it first began

September 26, 2019 at 02:15PM It is Google's 21st birthday, and it is looking very grown up. Google turns 21: What the search giant's homepage looked like when it first began ... Selected by softengoxford Search Web: Google turns 21: What the search giant's homepage looked like when it first began

The Independent - Tech

‘A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away’: The best Easter Eggs from Google

September 26, 2019 at 03:24PM Turn your screen upside down, play a range of games – all with a few magic search terms 'A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away': The best Easter Eggs from Google ... Selected by softengoxford Search Web: 'A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away':… Continue reading ‘A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away’: The best Easter Eggs from Google

The Independent - Tech

Google logo history: A trip through the internet giant’s changing look

September 26, 2019 at 03:01PM Viewed billions of times a day, the six letters have been getting gradually less gawky Google logo history: A trip through the internet giant's changing look ... Selected by softengoxford Search Web: Google logo history: A trip through the internet giant's changing look

The Independent - Tech

Google birthday: The one big problem with the company’s celebratory doodle

September 26, 2019 at 02:00PM The Queen and Google have at least one thing in common Google birthday: The one big problem with the company's celebratory doodle ... Selected by softengoxford Search Web: Google birthday: The one big problem with the company's celebratory doodle

The Independent - Tech

Google birthday: Search engine marks 21st anniversary with special Doodle

September 26, 2019 at 02:15PM Founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin launched Google from university dorm rooms Google birthday: Search engine marks 21st anniversary with special Doodle ... Selected by softengoxford Search Web: Google birthday: Search engine marks 21st anniversary with special Doodle

Rachel E. Greenspan · TIME

Time: The First Google Doodle in 1998 Was a ‘Bit of a Joke.’ Here’s the Story Behind the Design That Started it All

September 26, 2019 at 11:02AM When Google co-founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin were headed to Nevada’s Burning Man festival in August of 1998, they wanted users and employees to know they wouldn’t be at the search engine’s helm for a while. The Ph.D. students at Stanford University decided to replace the second ‘O’ in… Continue reading Time: The First Google Doodle in 1998 Was a ‘Bit of a Joke.’ Here’s the Story Behind the Design That Started it All

Technology | The Guardian

Google contract workers in Pittsburgh vote to form union

September 24, 2019 at 11:53PM The tech employees, who have complained of low pay and stingy time off, will join with the United Steel WorkersA group of Google contract workers in Pittsburgh voted to unionize on Tuesday, a historic development within the labor movement and a remarkable return to the city’s industrial roots. About 90… Continue reading Google contract workers in Pittsburgh vote to form union

The Independent - Tech

Google: Right to be forgotten will not be extended beyond EU borders after France loses court battle

September 24, 2019 at 11:40AM Politicians say there is 'no obligation' for search engine to extend rules outside of Europe Google: Right to be forgotten will not be extended beyond EU borders after France loses court battle ... Selected by softengoxford Search Web: Google: Right to be forgotten will not be extended beyond EU borders… Continue reading Google: Right to be forgotten will not be extended beyond EU borders after France loses court battle

Technology | The Guardian

Google wins case to keep right to be forgotten EU only

September 24, 2019 at 09:07AM Court rules Google does not have to remove sensitive information from global searchGoogle does not have to remove links to sensitive personal data globally, Europe’s top court has ruled in a landmark case that pits privacy rights against the right of free speech.The ruling centres on Google’s dispute with France’s… Continue reading Google wins case to keep right to be forgotten EU only

The Independent - Tech

Why Google’s quantum computing ‘breakthrough’ could be about to change everything

September 23, 2019 at 05:46PM Supremacy means some of the universe's biggest questions could finally be answered Why Google's quantum computing 'breakthrough' could be about to change everything ... Selected by softengoxford Search Web: Why Google's quantum computing 'breakthrough' could be about to change everything

The Independent - Tech

Google to stop listening to its users as much and store less of their conversations

September 23, 2019 at 08:53AM Siri, Alexa and other voice assistants have all been hit by listening scandals in recent weeks Google to stop listening to its users as much and store less of their conversations ... Selected by softengoxford Search Web: Google to stop listening to its users as much and store less of… Continue reading Google to stop listening to its users as much and store less of their conversations

MSE · NPR

He’s Trying To Fill In The Gaps On Google Street View — Starting With Zimbabwe

September 22, 2019 at 12:00PM Not every corner of the world is yet on Google Street View. Tawanda Kanhema sees these gaps as a kind of digital divide, so he volunteers to photograph and upload some of the places left off the map. He's Trying To Fill In The Gaps On Google Street View —… Continue reading He’s Trying To Fill In The Gaps On Google Street View — Starting With Zimbabwe

Technology | The Guardian

Google signs up to $2bn wind and solar investment

September 20, 2019 at 03:54PM Tech giant’s push for greener energy prompts biggest renewable energy deal in corporate historyGoogle’s chief executive has revealed plans for the biggest renewable energy deal in corporate history.Sundar Pichai said the clean energy deal will include 18 separate agreements to supply Google with electricity from wind and solar projects across… Continue reading Google signs up to $2bn wind and solar investment

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Google is investing $3.3B to build clean data centers in Europe

September 20, 2019 at 01:54PM Google announced today that it was investing 3 billion euro (approximately $3.3 billion USD) to expand its data center presence in Europe. What’s more, the company pledged the data centers would be environmentally friendly. This new investment is in addition to the $7 billion the company has invested since 2007… Continue reading Google is investing $3.3B to build clean data centers in Europe

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Google announces 18 new renewable energy deals

September 19, 2019 at 09:00PM Google today announced its largest package of renewable energy deals yet. Worth a total of 1,600-megawatts, the package includes 18 deals in the U.S., Chile and Europe. This brings Google’s current set of wind and solar agreements to about 5,500 megawatts (MW) and the company’s number of total renewables projects… Continue reading Google announces 18 new renewable energy deals

Technology | The Guardian

Huawei forced to launch Mate 30 phone without Google apps

September 19, 2019 at 04:18PM New Android smartphone falls foul of trade war and Trump’s blacklisting of Chinese firmThe launch of Huawei’s latest smartphone, the Mate 30, has been hampered by the ongoing trade war between China and the US, which has resulted in Google pulling its apps and services from the company’s new devices.Announced… Continue reading Huawei forced to launch Mate 30 phone without Google apps

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Google Pixel 4 release date: New phone to be unveiled within weeks as launch event is confirmed

September 17, 2019 at 09:24AM Three new phones could arrive at New York launch event Google Pixel 4 release date: New phone to be unveiled within weeks as launch event is confirmed ... Selected by softengoxford Search Web: Google Pixel 4 release date: New phone to be unveiled within weeks as launch event is confirmed

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Huawei Mate 30 will not feature Google apps but there will be a ‘work-around’

September 16, 2019 at 04:58PM Executive says it will be 'quite easy' to access Gmail, Maps, YouTube and Google Play Huawei Mate 30 will not feature Google apps but there will be a 'work-around' ... Selected by softengoxford Search Web: Huawei Mate 30 will not feature Google apps but there will be a 'work-around'

Technology | The Guardian

Ex-Google worker fears ‘killer robots’ could cause mass atrocities

September 15, 2019 at 03:35PM Engineer who quit over military drone project warns AI might also accidentally start a warA new generation of autonomous weapons or “killer robots” could accidentally start a war or cause mass atrocities, a former top Google software engineer has warned.Laura Nolan, who resigned from Google last year in protest at… Continue reading Ex-Google worker fears ‘killer robots’ could cause mass atrocities

Technology | The Guardian

Google, Facebook, Amazon and Apple told to turn over internal documents

September 13, 2019 at 04:05PM House judiciary committee wants records in antitrust inquiryMark Zuckerberg, Jeff Bezos and Tim Cook names in requestsThe US government’s investigations into big tech widened on Friday as lawmakers announced they were seeking internal documents from Google, Facebook, Amazon and Apple. Related: YouTuber PewDiePie scraps $50,000 pledge to anti-hate group after… Continue reading Google, Facebook, Amazon and Apple told to turn over internal documents