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Alphabet signs pact with Cuban telecom firm to improve access to Google properties

Today, Google's parent company Alphabet announced that it's doing just that, by entering into an agreement with Cuba's state telecommunications monopoly, ETECSA, that will make it easier for Cuban citizens to access Google properties. The post Alphab.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsDec 12th, 2016

Alphabet beats Q1 earnings expectations

Alphabet delivered $20.17 billion in revenue excluding traffic acquisition costs......»»

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Alphabet’s efforts beyond search are ballooning into their own huge businesses

 Alphabet’s advertising business seems to be following the same pattern these days — but its operations beyond that look like they are beginning to grow into strong businesses in their own right. The company reported its first-quar.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News1 hr. 23 min. ago

GoPro’s financials improve thanks to Karma drone, cost reductions

 GoPro posted earnings in-line with analyst expectations today, reporting a non-GAAP loss of 44 cents per share on revenues of $218.6 million. That is an improvement from a loss of 63 cents per share and revenues of $183.5 million in the year-ag.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News1 hr. 23 min. ago

Google brings ‘Hamilton’ experiences to students in the theater and virtual reality

 Yesterday, Google’s philanthropic arm, Google.org, gave 5,000 high school students across the country a chance to see the smash hit Hamilton: An American Musical. All of this was possible thanks to an $800,000 grant from the company whic.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News1 hr. 23 min. ago

Chrome Will Start Marking HTTP Sites In Incognito Mode As Non-Secure In October

Reader Krystalo writes: Google today announced the second step in its plan to mark all HTTP sites as non-secure in Chrome. Starting in October 2017, Chrome will mark HTTP sites with entered data and HTTP sites in Incognito mode as non-secure. With th.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News1 hr. 31 min. ago

Google Loses Top Hardware Executive

randomErr writes: David Foster, who joined Alphabet Inc.'s Google in October as part of its aggressive hardware effort, has left the company. As the vice president of hardware product development he worked on the launch of the Pixel smartphone and Ho.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News1 hr. 31 min. ago

FalseGuide malware injects unwanted ads, could have infected 2 million phones

A malware called FalseGuide has been discovered on the Google Play Store, and experts warn that it could have infected 1.8 million phones. The malware is basically disguised as a legitimate app, but then injects ads on your phone. The post FalseGuide.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News1 hr. 43 min. ago

Russian-controlled telecom hijacks financial services’ Internet traffic

Visa, MasterCard, and Symantec among dozens affected by "suspicious" BGP mishap. Enlarge / A map that visualizes network changes being announced by Rostelecom. (credit: BGPmon) On Wednesday, large chunks of network traffic belonging to MasterC.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News1 hr. 51 min. ago

Google announces its full list of Chromebooks with Android apps inbound

Google announced last year that it was bringing Android apps to Chromebooks, but since then few Chromebooks have seen the feature. Now, however, we have a full list of Chromebooks planned to get Android app support. The post Google announces its full.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News1 hr. 59 min. ago

Microsoft is blocking some PCs from getting the Windows 10 Creators Update

Microsoft definitely wants you to upgrade its sparkly new Creators Update for Windows 10 — unless you have a old PC. The company began rolling out the software update a few weeks ago, giving Windows users with "newer devices" first access to th.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News2 hr. 7 min. ago

7-year-old who wrote adorable letter to Google CEO continues to crush it with new tech job

Chloe Bridgewater is only 7 years old but she's already getting paid to test products for a computer company.  Her new side hustle comes only a few months after she wrote a letter asking "Google boss" Sundar Pichai for a future job in tech. .....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News2 hr. 7 min. ago

Google makes it easier for Assistant to come to any device

Reaching beyond Google Home and smartphones, developers can now bring the digital helper to any device they create. Google Assistant can help with a lot of things, but since Google's digital helper is limited to only certain types of devic.....»»

Category: topSource:  techradarRelated News2 hr. 15 min. ago

FalseGuide Android malware could have infected almost 2 million devices

A malware called FalseGuide has been discovered on the Google Play Store, and experts warn that it could have infected 1.8 million phones. The malware is basically disguised as a legitimate app, but then injects ads on your phone. The post FalseGuide.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News2 hr. 31 min. ago

Google Specifies Dates for Last Pixel and Nexus Security Patches

In mid-2016, Google provided specific timeframes for when Nexus devices would stop receiving new Android version updates. Today, Google is back to update us again, but this time, for when security updates will specifically cease for all current Nexus.....»»

Category: mobileSource:  droidlifeRelated News2 hr. 51 min. ago

Facebook and Google Were Victims of $100M Payment Scam

Employees of Facebook and Google were the victims of an elaborate $100 million phishing attack, according to a new report on Fortune, which further adds that the employees were tricked into sending money to overseas bank accounts. From the report: In.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News2 hr. 51 min. ago

Bits: Daily Report: Time For Another Net Neutrality Fight

The F.C.C.’s chairman said high-speed internet access should no longer be regulated like a utility, reversing an Obama administration initiative......»»

Category: topSource:  nytRelated News2 hr. 51 min. ago

7 Things to Know About the Nexus 5X Android 7.1.2 Update

7 Things to Know About the Nexus 5X Android 7.1.2 Update is a post by Adam Mills from Gotta Be Mobile. Google’s Nexus 5X Android 7.1.2 Nougat update is now widely available and today we want to go over the most important things to know about t.....»»

Category: mobileSource:  gottabemobileRelated News3 hr. 7 min. ago

Cloudflare launches service to secure IoT devices from external hacks

Many people are worried about putting smart internet-connected devices in their homes or offices because of flaws that could allow attackers into their private networks.Web optimization and security firm Cloudflare is trying to alleviate those fea.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcwRelated News3 hr. 15 min. ago

Google’s latest app makes it easier to book appointments at the salon

Google's Area 120 is working on another convenient app, this time for businesses who need to manage a schedule. The app also makes it easier for customers to schedule an appointment online or through an app. The post Google’s latest app makes i.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News3 hr. 15 min. ago

Blackberry is back with the cool KeyOne Android phone – plus that keyboard

Also today: Nintendo Switch sales numbers top expectations, Google plants a flag in Cuba. The post Blackberry is back with the cool KeyOne Android phone – plus that keyboard appeared first on Digital Trends......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News3 hr. 15 min. ago