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The Independent

Google search removes 'view image' button in attempt to stop people stealing pictures
The Independent
The company has got rid of the button to "view image" on its own. That means that people can no longer easily navigate to the picture they'd searched for ? or download it for later use. It means that people will only be given the option to see the ...
How to bring Google's 'View Image' button back on Google ImagesThe Sun
Google made a massive change to its image search - and users aren't happy about itMirror.co.uk
With Google removing 'view image' button, Microsoft's Bing to make big gainsEconomic Times
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New York Times

Google Chrome Now Blocks Irksome Ads. That's a Good Thing, Right?
New York Times
As advertising has become more intrusive in recent years, hundreds of millions of web users have installed ad-blocking software to ward off full-page pop-ups, blaring video pitches that start automatically and large ads with unstoppable countdown ...
Is Google Chrome Blocking Your Ads?...And Other Small Business Tech News This WeekForbes
Google flexed its muscles with new ad-blocking rules, and some smaller players are concerned about its powerCNBC
Google begins blocking annoying ads on its browserABS-CBN News

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TechCrunch

Google's Tez payments app now lets users handle their utility bills and more
TechCrunch
Google's Tez payment service in India has got a major update that allows users to pay their utilities and other bills via the app. The service was launched last September for iOS and Android and it initially allowed for payments between bank accounts ...
Pay utility bills now with Google 'Tez'Economic Times

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Digital Trends

Google teams up with 911 to locate emergency callers more easily
Digital Trends
In an emergency, every second counts. So the last thing a 911 dispatcher wants to waste time over is establishing the precise location of the caller, because in those vital, wasted seconds, lives can be lost. In a bid to address the issue, Google has ...
Google wants to help save 10000 lives each year with new 911 technologyAndroid Authority (blog)

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The Verge

Google discloses Microsoft Edge security flaw before a patch is ready
The Verge
Microsoft and Google have been bitter rivals for at least a decade, and the pair have had several disagreements over security vulnerability disclosure in recent years. Google is stoking those disagreements again this week by disclosing a Microsoft Edge ...
Microsoft Edge vulnerability exposed as Microsoft misses Google's Project Zero disclosure deadlineBetaNews

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The Register

Google's robo-CTRL-ALT-DEL failed, hung networks and Compute Engine for 90 minutes
The Register
Chalk up another one for good old humans: Google's admitted that an automation failure was the root cause of a 93-minute outage of its Compute Engine in the us-central1 and europe-west3 zones of its cloud on January 18th, 2018. Google's classified the ...

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Chicago Sun-Times

Illinois woman sues Twitter, Google, Facebook for 'aiding' growth of ISIS
Chicago Sun-Times
That account of the deadly terrorist attack in Paris is contained in a new lawsuit Palmucci filed in federal court in Chicago aimed at Twitter, Facebook and Google. It accuses all three ? as well Google's YouTube ? of not just aiding, but profiting ...


CNBC

Former Google and Apple exec now challenges Stanford students to design products that make people happy
CNBC
A decade ago she was the global head of marketing communications for Google's enterprise unit. These days she teaches an online course for Stanford University called "Unleashing Creative Innovation and Building Great Products." It combines principles ...

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Google Lunar XPrize Is a Bust -- But This Company Could Still Go to the Moon
Motley Fool
Turns out even that wasn't enough. Difficulties with raising the funds needed to finance a Moon landing attempt combined with technical hurdles and "regulatory challenges" continually tripped up the timeline. In the end, XPRIZE organizers Peter ...

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TorrentFreak

Google on Collision Course With Movie Biz Over Piracy & Safe Harbor
TorrentFreak
Wherever Google has a presence, rightsholders are around to accuse the search giant of not doing enough to deal with piracy. Over the past several years, the company has been attacked by both the music and movie industries but despite overtures from ...
'Sue me': Village Roadshow chief slams Google for 'facilitating crime'Stuff.co.nz

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