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Here's How Google Knows in Less Than 5 Minutes if Someone Is a Great Leader  Inc.

After years of study, Google uses a few simple questions to identify the company's best leaders.

The Google Cemetery  Boing Boing

The Google Cemetery is an online collection of the useful stuff Google has made (or replicated) and then destroyed. An elegy to things we should never have ...

Google reveals its Android browser ballot screens for Europe  The Verge

Google is launching new browser and search ballot screens for Android devices in Europe. The changes are in response to a record $5 billion fine by EU ...

Some Google Employees Are Worried For Their Families Following A Measles Case On Campus  BuzzFeed News

SAN FRANCISCO ? Some Google employees are alarmed they weren't told sooner that a colleague with measles had walked around buildings at their Silicon ...

Google?s Ivan Poupyrev shows off Jacquard, which connects his Levi?s jacket to the cloud  TechCrunch

Ivan Poupyrev, the technical projects lead at Google's Advanced Technology and Projects division, just gave a TED talk that was simultaneously a presentation ...

Google Beats Amazon to the Punch  The Motley Fool

Smart speaker top dog Amazon.com (NASDAQ:AMZN) is reportedly looking into adding a third music *service* to its portfolio, an ad-supported tier that would be ...

Publishers Lash Out Against Google Over 'Unified Pricing' Changes  AdExchanger

Google held a meeting Thursday with its top publisher partners to discuss numerous new product changes, collectively called ?unified pricing,? that could upend ...

Amazon and Google Strike Deal to Return YouTube Apps to Amazon Devices  The Wall Street Journal

Amazon.com and Alphabet's Google reached a deal to reintroduce in coming months the YouTube app on Amazon devices and add the Prime Video app to ...

You don?t need a computer science degree to run Google or Facebook, says former Google CEO Eric Schmidt  Yahoo Finance

An effective tech CEO does not need computer programming expertise, said former Google CEO Eric Schmidt in a new interview. ?You don't have to have a ...

Google will begin to block sign-ins from embedded browser frameworks in June  VentureBeat

Phishing ? schemes to nab personal data with disguised malicious webpages and emails ? constituted more than 70% of all cyber attacks in 2016, according ...

This One Google Form Keeps Me Super Focused And On Task  Forbes

Keeping track of tasks and ideas is a challenge. It isn't that there is a shortage of great to-do list apps, productivity trackers, and project managers. Many of them ...

Google's perks don't matter?this is the only thing that keeps great people from quitting  CNBC

Marcus Buckingham, author of "Nine Lies About Work," explains why you can land your dream job at a major company like Amazon, Google or Microsoft...and ...

Google Chrome 'Reader Mode' Will Make You Focus  Forbes

Reading on the web can be a chore. There are so many distractions that can keep you from getting your work done. I just shared a lifehack earlier this morning ...

A Measles Case Has Hit Google's Silicon Valley Headquarters  BuzzFeed News

In the midst of a historic US measles outbreak, at least one Google employee walking around the tech giant's main Silicon Valley campus has been diagnosed.

How to use Google?s new budget feature on Android so you don?t overspend  The Verge

Google is adding a new budgeting feature to its Play Store that will allow Android users to establish a maximum limit they want to spend on digital *content*.

Some cheers, a few sneers for Google?s URL solution for AMP  Search Engine Land

On Tuesday, Google announced that its enabling publishers to display their own URLs on AMP pages by using Signed Exchanges. This solution addresses one ...

Google takes a tiny step toward fixing AMP?s URL problem  The Verge

Google is trying to fix AMP URLs by announcing support for something called "Signed Exchanges." What it should mean is that when you click on one of those ...

8 ways in which Microsoft Edge (Chromium) is better than Google Chrome  Ghacks Technology News

How different is the new Chromium-based Microsoft Edge web browser from Google Chrome? Find out where it excels and does better than Chrome!

How to Make Google Search Partners Work for You  Search Engine Journal

Is the Google Search Partner Network performing as well as it could be for you? If not, here's how you can gain more visibility and control.

Google Seattle building loses power as ?blown breaker? prompts large emergency response  GeekWire

The Seattle Fire Department responded to reports of a possible explosion and smoke at Google's offices in Seattle's Fremont neighborhood Thursday morning.

Here's how many Google interviews it takes to hire a Googler  CNBC

Historically, Google hiring managers assumed that the more employees they had interview a single job candidate, the better the hiring decision would be.

Hands off Brock! EFF pleads with Google not to kill its Privacy Badger with its Manifest destiny  The Register

In an effort to discourage Google from breaking or hobbling *content* blocking and privacy Chrome Extensions, the Electronic Frontier Foundation on Wednesday ...

Google Pulls Selfie App With Over 50 Million Downloads for Secretly Clicking Ads  Gizmodo

Six apps have reportedly been removed from the Google Play Store after a Buzzfeed investigation found that they were involved in ad fraud. The apps, which ...

Anker?s Roav Bolt charger works like a Google Home Mini in your car  The Verge

The Roav Bolt by Anker is a weird little product. It's a car charger with two USB ports that fits into a lighter plug. It's also sort of like a tiny little Google Home Mini ...

How Google's scandals gave rise to the tech labor movement  Engadget

2018 proved to be a momentous year for employee activism at some of the world's biggest tech companies. Google, Amazon and Microsoft all found themselves ...

Facebook is working on an AI voice assistant similar to Alexa, Google Assistant  Ars Technica

Facebook is working on developing an AI voice assistant similar in functionality to Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant, or Siri, according to a report from CNBC and ...

Navigation Removal Trick Impacting Google Rankings Algorithm?  Search Engine Roundtable

An SEO, I believe his name is Alexander, asked John Mueller of Google in this morning's video hangout if Google is aware of a trick some sites are using to ...

Google Assistant can now ?gently? wake you up with Philips Hue lights  The Verge

Google is rolling out a new feature to Google Assistant, letting you use a Google Home device in concert with a Philips Hue light set up to gently wake you up in ...

Snag a Google Home Hub Smart Display for Just $79.99  PCMag

Released in October, Home Hub normally sells for $149. Earlier this month, it dropped to $99.95 on eBay, but this limited-time PCMag Shop deal beats that by ...

Google sent over $9,000 worth of Pixel 3s to a customer who just wanted a refund  9to5Google

A routine Pixel 3 refund ended up in a hilarious mishap when Google sent out 10 brand new units. Sadly, that user still hasn't gotten the refund he wanted.

12 Google Calendar tricks to start using right now  Komando

There is something to be said about being organized and excelling at time management. But having events and tasks planned for one's professional and ...

Google teases new Pixel announcement for May 7th  The Verge

?Something big is coming to the Pixel universe,? reads a new teaser on the Google Store, offering a strong hint that the Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL phones are set ...

4.18.19 Google AI helping law enforcement solve crimes; Rock n Play recall; CVS catering healthcare  WSB Atlanta

Google has artificial intelligence that is helping law enforcement officials solve crimes based on location and phone activity; Fisher-Price is recalling Rock n Play ...

Irwin County among first in the nation for new Google initiative  WALB

Google launched Wi-Fi enabled buses they call ?Rolling Study Halls? with Gov. Brian Kemp and other state lawmakers Thursday.

Former Google CEO Eric Schmidt says tech companies can regulate themselves  Yahoo Finance

Former Google CEO Eric Schmidt in a new interview rejected the notion that Capitol Hill has a role to play in regulating big tech companies, breaking with ...

Would life be happier without Google? I spent a week finding out  The Guardian

People had to get by without the search engine giant before it was launched in 1998. But is it possible to live your life ? and do your job ? without it these days?

Google hits brand slam stamping AMP with more crypto glam  The Register

On Tuesday Google renovated its Accelerated Mobile Pages (AMP) web publishing format, making it more secure with less Chocolate Factory branding ? a ...

The Morning After: Google's first car accessory is like a mobile Home Mini  Engadget

Hey, good morning! While our Galaxy Fold review model is fine (at the time of writing), other phone reviewers have suffered some issues, self-inflicted and ...

Google?s formula to build an All Star team  Livemint

In the nervous days ahead of Google's IPO in 2004, disagreements almost resulted in chairman Eric Schmidt quitting the firm.As the coach of Google's executive ...

Google Home 2.10 reveals ?border router? w/ smart plug codenamed ?Zion? and ?Speaker V? [APK Insight]  9to5Google

The latest version of the Google Home app for Android is rolling this morning and it reveals two new codenames. Google Home 2.10 describes Zion...

Google and Apple block social media sensation TikTok in India  CNN

One of China's biggest social media companies has run into trouble in India.

AMP Stories Now Have a Dedicated Section in Google Search Results  Search Engine Journal

Google is adding a new section to search results which is dedicated to AMP Stories.

Google won?t build that flagship retail store in Chicago after all  Ars Technica

Last year, a report from the Chicago Tribune claimed that Google was "close to finalizing a lease" for a flagship retail store in Chicago. The 14,000-square-foot ...

Google Says You Are Not Entitled to Links  Search Engine Journal

A recent post on Twitter by Google's Danny Sullivan highlighted that websites are not entitled to links.

Google hit by global login outage affecting Gmail and Google Docs  The Guardian

Problems signing in to Google products from the US, UK, India, Singapore, Europe to Australia resolved after two hours.

You can land your dream job at a company like Google or Amazon and still be miserable?here's why  CNBC

Marcus Buckingham, author of "Nine Lies About Work," explains why people don't really care about where they work, but the team they work with.

Google?s Sensorvault Is a Boon for Law Enforcement. This Is How It Works.  The Indian Express

Investigators have been tapping into the tech giant's enormous cache of location information in an effort to solve crimes. Here's what this database is and what it ...

Google?s Tilt Brush is coming to the Oculus Quest  The Verge

Tilt Brush, Google's virtual reality painting tool, is coming to Oculus' new standalone Quest headset. Google has said it's had to make a number of tweaks to ...

What's Up, Doc? Google Health May Become The Company's Next Home Run  Seeking Alpha

Only a small fraction of Alphabet's revenue is generated outside of the search and ad business, and the company faces a few challenges here. With a number of ...

Google, Trump, Tiger Woods: Your Monday Briefing  The New York Times

(Want to get this briefing by email? Here's the sign-up.) Good morning,. We start today with Google data used by law enforcement, the Trump administration's ...

Google Releases Free Image Analysis Tool  Search Engine Journal

A new tool published by Google analyzes your images. The machine learning/artificial intelligence algorithm tells you what it thinks the image is relevant for.

Wietse Wind Confirms XRPayments Launch on App Store and Google Play  Ripple Coin News

A developer from Ripple backed startup, XRPL Labs has recently confirmed that his project 'XRPayment is now available on App Store and Google Play.

Europe?s strict new copyright laws could hurt companies like Facebook and Google  Recode

Facebook and Google could soon be forced to pay more creators for the *content* that appears on their sites.

Google?s MorphNet optimizes AI models without sacrificing accuracy  VentureBeat

Google's MorphNet can optimize AI models autonomously without sacrificing accuracy. It's available in open source on GitHub.

Google readies big north San Jose expansion, buys north Mountain View buildings  East Bay Times

Google has leased four office buildings in a vast north San Jose tech campus where it could employ 3000 or more, and has bought a trio of old office buildings in ...

Tracking Phones, Google Is a Dragnet for the Police  New York Times

The tech giant records people's locations worldwide. Now, investigators are using it to find suspects and witnesses near crimes, running the risk of snaring the ...

Google, Facebook, Amazon and Apple employees donating to Elizabeth Warren, even though she wants to break up big tech  Silicon Valley

WASHINGTON, DC ? NOVEMBER 28: Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass) attends a news conference to discuss ?a comprehensive plan to address the ...

Google will pay Louisville millions to fix roads after failed Fiber experiment  The Verge

Google has agreed to pay the Louisville Metro Government $3.84 million over the next 20 months to repair the damage caused to the city by its ill-fated Google ...

4 Reasons Google Stadia Is No Game Changer  The Motley Fool

Google's upcoming cloud gaming *service* is a bold step for the industry, but here's why most gamers are likely to stick with their consoles and PCs.

Google Assistant has been recording my voice since 2014, here's how I deleted everything I've asked it  CNBC

Google Assistant saves a copy of everything you tell it. Here's how to delete everything and turn it off.

Google Assistant?s worst feature is still having to say ?Hey Google?  The Verge

We can assign a name to each Google Assistant device, or name a group of devices, so that they can be assigned a task. We can even change the voice of the ...

How to appear in local services listings in Google Assistant and Google Home  Search Engine Land

In the majority of major markets in the U.S., Google isn't using its traditional search index or its mobile index to serve local *service* provider results (e.g., like ...

Google?s AI Experts Try to Automate Themselves  WIRED

Google's AutoML software uses machine learning to generate better machine learning. It competed last week against high-powered data scientists.

Grow with Google comes to the QC  WQAD Moline

Grow with Google is on a national tour partnering with libraries in all 50 states to host the workshops.

Google?s constant product shutdowns are damaging its brand  Ars Technica

Google's product support has become a joke, and the company should be very concerned.

Google accused of sabotaging Firefox, again  TechSpot

Jonathan Nightingale, former General Manager and Vice President of the Firefox group at Mozilla, revealed all on Twitter over the weekend. He writes that ...

Waymo launches robotaxi app on Google Play  TechCrunch

Waymo is making its ride-hailing app more widely available by putting it on the Google Play store as the self-driving car company prepares to open its *service* to ...

Why You Should Consider Google AI Platform For Your Machine Learning Projects  Forbes

At Cloud Next 2019, Google announced the launch of AI Platform, a comprehensive machine learning *service* for developers and data scientists. Smart Analytics.

EU Approves Billions In Fines For Google And Facebook If Terrorist Content Not Removed  Forbes

EU lawmakers have become the latest to propose legislation on the sharing of damaging *content* on social media. Once passed into law, social media firms that ...

Google and Apple pulled TikTok from app stores in India  Abacus

Google and Apple have complied with an Indian high court order and pulled TikTok from Google Play and the iOS App Store in India. The app became ...

Cloud Storage Cost Comparison: AWS vs. Azure vs. Google  Business 2 Community

Today, we'll take a brief look at cloud storage cost comparison from the three major cloud *service* providers. When it comes to finding a solution for your cloud ...

Google loses its chief diversity officer  TechCrunch

Google's chief diversity officer, Danielle Brown, has left the company. Brown, who became Google's CDO in June 2017 after serving in a similar role at Intel, ...

Google?s Cloud AI head says we?re in a new era of AI for business  Quartz

It's very much more for us about making artificial intelligence safely usable, and less about inventing brand new technology,? says Google Cloud's AI head.

Roav Bolt With Google Assistant is Now Available for Your Dumb Car  Droid Life

If your car doesn't have the smarts of Android Auto and you want Google Assistant inside, Anker's Roav Bolt is here. Announced back at CES, the Roav Bolt is ...

Google dissolves AI ethics board just one week after forming it  The Verge

Google today disclosed that it has dissolved a short-lived, external advisory board designed to monitor its use of artificial intelligence, following a week of ...

Google Maps will use a core Waze feature to improve public transit  BGR

It's no secret that Google is trying to bring the best thing about Waze to Google Maps. That's the rich incident reports feature that Waze users loved so much -- the ...

Google Is Conducting a Secret ?Performance Review? of Its Censored China Search Project  The Intercept

Google executives are carrying out a secret internal assessment of work on a censored search engine for China, The Intercept has learned. A small group of top ...

Google has opened its first Africa Artificial Intelligence lab in Ghana  CNN

Google's first AI lab in Africa is based in Accra, Ghana and aims to provide innovative solutions to problems facing the continent.

Spike could be your next Google Inbox substitute  The Verge

Spike, once known as Hop, hopes to distinguish itself as a substitute for Google Inbox by presenting emails as chats. Its conversational mode isn't for everyone, ...

Does Google owe us more than just an apology over de-indexing?  Search Engine Land

There is an ecosystem in the world of the Internet. You have the *content* producers, you have advertisers and you have people searching for *content*. In this ...

Are Apple Pay and Google Pay safe? ? Money Matters  cleveland.com

Apple Pay and Google Pay can be used by people who have the app on their smart phone to pay at a checkout register without giving a credit or debit card ...

Google?s brand-new AI ethics board is already falling apart  Vox.com

Just a week after it was announced, Google's new AI ethics board is already in trouble. The board, founded to guide ?responsible development of AI? at Google, ...

Google begins shutting down its failed Google+ social network  The Verge

Google has officially started the process of shutting down and deleting all consumer accounts on its Google+ social network platform, bringing an end to the ...

iPad Pro 12.9-Inch (2018) Vs. Google Pixel Slate Chromebook: Six-Month Review -- Full-Time Tablets  Forbes

The Pixel Slate is a solid slab of hardware. But then so is the 2018 iPad Pro.

Google DLP Makes It Easier to Safeguard Sensitive Data Troves  WIRED

Google's Data Loss Prevention tool finds and redacts sensitive data in the cloud. A new user interface makes now makes it more broadly accessible.

Uber paid Google $58 million over three years for map services  CNBC

Uber said in its initial public offering paperwork that over the course of 2016, 2017 and 2018 it paid Google $58 million for mapping technology.

Google's Ireland Tax Deal Draws More EU Scrutiny  Bloomberg

The European Union has taken a closer look at how Google uses operations in Ireland to help reduce its corporate tax obligations within the trade bloc, two ...

Android 7.0+ Phones Can Now Double as Google Security Keys  Krebs on Security

Google this week made it easier for Android users to enable strong 2-factor authentication (2FA) when logging into Google's various services. The company ...

Google alternatives that are more secure and private  Komando

Google is the undisputed king when it comes to online apps and services. Despite this fact, a growing number of web-savvy people are turning away from the ...

Google: Google News indexing bug has been resolved  Search Engine Land

Google has posted on Twitter that they have fully resolved the Google News indexing bug that we reported on yesterday. Google's statement. Google said ...

The 6 most important announcements from Google Cloud Next 2019  TechCrunch

Google is hosting its annual Cloud Next developer conference in San Francisco this week. While the event is still in full swing, with a mystery concert capping off ...

Google Maps Is Ready to Transform the World of Superapps: A Skift Deep Dive  Skift

Consumers in the West reach almost reflexively for the Google Maps app as the *service* becomes a nearly ubiquitous utility despite a dearth of messaging and ...

Google Duplex starts rolling out to iPhones and more Android phones  The Verge

Google's automated calling *service*, Duplex, is starting to roll out to iPhones and a lot more Android phones. The *service*, which lets a human-sounded robot ...

Hey Google, sorry you lost your ethics council, so we made one for you  MIT Technology Review

We asked experts for practical suggestions on why Google's AI ethics council bombed and what the company should do next.

DuckDuckGo vs. Google: An In-Depth Search Engine Comparison  Search Engine Journal

Which search engine is better at finding the information you want, fast? We compare the features of DuckDuckGo and Google.

Google creates external advisory board to monitor it for unethical AI use  The Verge

Google today announced a new external advisory board to help monitor the company's use of artificial intelligence for ways in which it may violate ethical ...

Google's temporary workforce will start getting full benefits  CNN

San Francisco (CNN Business) Google said on Tuesday it will require temporary and contracted workers receive full benefits from companies it works with in the ...

Google?s Next Big Money Maker Could Be the Maps on Your Phone  Bloomberg

Google became the world's most profitable internet company on the back of search advertising. Now, it's turning another popular web *service* into a major cash ...

Google now lets you use your Android as a physical key  Komando

Phishing is still one of the most widespread techniques hackers use to gain access to your online accounts or critical data. With these scams, deceptive emails or ...

How Google Is Cramming More Data Into Its New Atlantic Cable  WIRED

Google says the fiber-optic cable it's building across the Atlantic Ocean will be the fastest of its kind. When the cable goes live next year, the company estimates ...