This tool is Google security on steroids. Find out if it’s for you

Google’s Titan Security Key, which works with the Google Advanced Protection Program, is available on the Google Store in a set of two for $50. Sarah Tew/CNET You probably keep a lot of sensitive information in your Google account — bank account numbers and balances, email addresses for everyone in your life, photos of your...
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Here’s Why The Google Fitbit Deal Matters–And What You Should Do

Google is in the process of buying Fitbit for $2.1 billion, a move that some users say is leading … [+] them to look for an alternative smartwatch. ASSOCIATED PRESS Google is in the process of buying Fitbit for $2.1 billion, and the move is making many people feel very uncomfortable. On November 17, CNBC reported that some...
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Supreme Court will hear Google’s appeal in massive copyright suit brought by Oracle

Microsoft wrote in a friend-of-the-court brief submitted to the justices that letting the lower court’s opinion stand “threatens disastrous consequences for innovation.” In another brief, companies including Firefox maker Mozilla, Etsy and Medium wrote that the decision could “completely restructure the way in which software production, competition, and innovation occur, especially on the internet.” The...
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Google’s checking account is setting up a showdown with Apple over the future of financial services

Lost in the news that Google will offer a checking account next year is the implication it has for one of the fiercest rivalries in the tech world. The two dominant operating systems for mobile phones — those supercomputers most of us carry around all day — are Apple’s iOS and Google’s Android, which together...
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Google is collecting health data on millions of Americans

Chat with us in Facebook Messenger. Find out what’s happening in the world as it unfolds. Article source: https://www.cnn.com/2019/11/12/business/google-project-nightingale-ascension/index.html
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Google Doodle celebrates basketball’s legendary Edmonton Grads

Chat with us in Facebook Messenger. Find out what’s happening in the world as it unfolds. Article source: https://www.cnn.com/2019/11/09/world/edmonton-grads-google-doodle-trnd/index.html
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Google hires former Disney and Star executive to head its India business

Google said on Friday it has appointed Sanjay Gupta, a former top executive with Disney India and Star, as the manager and vice president of sales and operations for its India business. Gupta will be replacing Rajan Anandan, who left the company to serve VC fund Sequoia Capital India as a managing director in April...
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Fitbit users fear privacy invasion after $2.1bn Google acquisition

Google’s recent acquisition of Fitbit for $2.1bn has left many users worried the tech giant may soon have access to their most intimate health information – from the number of steps they take each day to their breathing patterns, sleep quality or menstrual cycles. Fitbit, founded in San Francisco in 2007, tracks the health data...
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Google is staying silent about political ads on YouTube while Facebook and Twitter squabble

While Twitter and Facebook publicly quarrel about whether they should keep political ads on their sites, one big voice has been noticeably absent from the debate: Google. Google parent Alphabet gets 84% of its revenue from advertising, with an increasing amount coming through its YouTube video platform. As of last month, YouTube was stepping up...
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Google To Buy Fitbit For $2.1 Billion, What About Privacy Concerns?

Fitbit Co-founder/President CEO James Park speaks onstage during TechCrunch Disrupt San Francisco … [+] 2019 at Moscone Convention Center on October 04, 2019 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Kimberly White/Getty Images for TechCrunch) Getty Images for TechCrunch Fitbit is getting Googled, in more ways than one. That’s because there was a Fitbit of news...
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