Tag: Google+

Why Google’s Toronto ‘Smart City’ project is running into hefty local resistance

Concerns over residents' personal data is undermining the Google Alphabet project in its infancy.

The Annual Ranking of Canada’s Most Admired Companies

The 2018 Reputation Study shows once again that public opinion, in the age of social media, is a punisher.

Google Bans Crypto-Mining Extensions

Google is taking a stand on illegal crypto-mining by banning Chrome browser extensions that support crypto-jacking.

France to sue Apple and Google over unacceptable practices

The country's finance minister says the case could lead to "millions of euros" in fines.

Google bans cryptocurrency advertising, and Bitcoin continues to drop

Bitcoin fell roughly 6% following news that Google, the world's largest ad provider, is cracking down on cryptocurrency.

Silicon Valley’s Biggest Firms Buck Corporate Governance Trends

Why biggest companies in Silicon Valley are diverging from their peers elsewhere on corporate governance, according to a recent study.

When the threats get weird, the security solutions get weirder

The world of security is getting super weird. And the solutions may be even weirder than the threats!

How South Park season premiere messed with viewers’ Amazon Alexas and Google Homes

South Park demonstrated how easy a TV show can take over your Amazon Alexa or Google Home! See why it might be a good idea to keep them away from your TV...

An update on Google’s fight to keep terror content off of YouTube

Yesterday, Google updated us on its fight to remove terrorism related content from YouTube. In the recent update on it's official blog, YouTube described the video platform's new steps to ensure better regulation of content that they deem hateful or related to terrorism and radical fringe ideologies. YOU MAY ALSO ENJOY: Why terrorism and mental ...

Verizon leak, a reminder to businesses: safeguard your cloud data

Businesses everywhere, beware—what happened at Verizon can happen to you, too. The names, addresses, phone numbers and in some cases, security PINs of 6 million Verizon customers stored on large cloud-computing servers were made available to the public, the telecommunications carrier said this week after a cybersecurity company notified it of the exposed data. Verizon ...

Google funds automated news project

Google is funding a robot journalism project in which computers will write 30,000 stories a month for local media. The Press Association (PA) news agency received £622,000 for its Reporters and Data and Robots (Radar) scheme. Radar will benefit "established media outlets", independent publishers and local bloggers, PA said. One expert said it was unlikely ...

Google reiterates commitment to EU’s General Data Protection Regulation

All G Suite and Google Cloud Platform services will be in full compliance with the privacy requirements of the GDPR when it goes into effect next May, the company says. When the European Union's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) formally goes into effect next year, Google will be ready for it. That's according to Suzanne ...