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Google extends work from home through June next year

LONDON: Alphabet Inc’s Google said it would allow employees, who do not need to be in the office, to work from home until the end of June 2021. Google had said in May it would begin reopening more offices globally as early as June this year, but most Google employees ...

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Alphabet’s Google to commit $10 billion to India

NEW DELHI: Alphabet Inc’s Google on Monday said it will spend around $10 billion in India over the next five to seven years through equity investments and tie-ups, marking its biggest commitment to a key growth market. The investments will be done through a so-called digitization fund, highlighting Google’s focus ...

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GOOGLE WILL PAY PUBLISHERS FOR NEWS CONTENT

SAN FRANCISCO: Google will pay partnered media publishers in three countries and offer some users free access to paywalled news sites, the tech giant said. The announcement comes after legal battles in France and Australia over Google’s refusal to pay news organizations for content. In a blog post the firm ...

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Massive spying on users of Google’s Chrome shows new security weakness

SAN FRANCISCO: A newly discovered spyware effort attacked users through 32 million downloads of extensions to Google’s market-leading Chrome web browser, researchers at Awake Security told Reuters, highlighting the tech industry’s failure to protect browsers as they are used more for email, payroll and other sensitive functions. Google said it ...

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Google has some tips for you

LONDON: As more people work from home on G Suites content collaboration tools like Google Docs, Sheets and Slides, the company has detailed 5 tips to help millions take their productivity game to a new level. Now users can have a dialogue in document with comments and suggestions. “Use comments ...

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Google Lens now allows to copy and paste handwritten notes

BIRMINGHAM: Tech giant Google has introduced a new update for Google Lens which aims to improve productivity at work with the new features, especially while working from home. In order to use the new feature, you need to have the latest version of Google Chrome as well as the standalone ...

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Google makes its video meeting service free to all

Reuters file photo BIRMINGHAM: Google made its business video conferencing service free to all users, ramping up competition for Zoom as people flock online to stay connected during the pandemic. Google Meet had previously been reserved for subscribers to the premium G Suite software tools for businesses. Meet will be ...

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Germany backs Google and Apple on virus tracing app

FRANKFURT AM MAIN: The German government on Sunday switched to backing a coronavirus-tracing app using technology supported by Google and Apple, ditching a German-led alternative that had come under fire over privacy concerns. German Health Minister Jens Spahn and Chancellor Angela Merkel’s chief of staff Helge Braun said Berlin was ...

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