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  1. Jamie McKane

    Google cut a secret deal with Mastercard to track retail sales

    Google cut a secret deal with Mastercard to track retail sales For the past year, select Google advertisers have had access to a potent new tool to track whether the ads they ran online led to a sale at a physical store in the U.S. That insight came thanks in part to a stockpile of Mastercard...
  2. Jamie McKane

    Facebook and Google chase new $1-trillion payments market

    Facebook and Google chase new $1-trillion payments market Surendrasingh Sucharia always has a few thousand rupees in his pocket, but can’t recall the last time he used cash. The 29-year-old product manager in Bangalore uses a string of smartphone apps including ones from Google and India’s...
  3. Jamie McKane

    Google executives confirm plan to bring search engine to China

    Google executives confirm plan to bring search engine to China Google executives admitted for the first time this week that they’re looking to get their search engine up and running in China after a hiatus of almost a decade. At the company's weekly all-staff meeting, the project was discussed...
  4. Jamie McKane

    Google One rolling out to US users

    Google One rolling out to US users Google is rolling out its Google One service to users in the United States, with more countries coming soon. The Google One subscription programme offers increased Drive storage in addition to a number of other features, including live support and special...
  5. Jamie McKane

    Google may launch AI fitness coach

    Google may launch AI fitness coach Google may launch “Google Coach” – a Wear OS-based AI assistant that would help users improve their fitness and health. According to a report by Android Police, Google is developing the Coach system to provide users with more than just feedback on their workouts.
  6. Jamie McKane

    Google bringing hearing aid support to Android

    Google bringing hearing aid support to Android Google has published an open specification in partnership with GN Hearing to cater to users who use hearing aids. In its announcement, the company cited World Health Organisation data which states that 466 million people worldwide have disabled...
  7. Jamie McKane

    Google is welcome in China if it obeys laws - State media

    Google is welcome in China if it obeys laws - State media Google, the world’s biggest search engine, is welcome to return to China as long as it complies with the nation’s laws and right to control the internet within its borders, the People’s Daily said. The opinion piece in the state-run...
  8. Jamie McKane

    Google to launch censored search app in China - Report

    Google to launch censored search app in China - Report Alphabet Inc.’s Google is preparing to launch a censored version of its search engine for China that will block results Beijing considers sensitive, The Intercept reported. Google’s been working on a project code-named Dragonfly since...
  9. Jamie McKane

    Alphabet soars as Google rakes in advertising revenue

    Alphabet soars as Google rakes in advertising revenue Google is still raking in marketing dollars from advertisers, propelling the online search giant to another strong quarter in the face of costly regulatory trouble in Europe. The shares jumped as much as 6.1 percent in extended trading...
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    Investment Advice and options

    Hi awesome mybb users I would like to invest in some of nasdaq top 100. How do I go about doing this ? Do I have to use a broker ? if so which broker would you go with/had good experience with ?
  11. Jamie McKane

    Google launches redesigned account hub for Android

    Google launches redesigned account hub for Android Google has overhauled its account management experience for Android devices, offering a simpler and more intuitive interface. The new Google Account hub supports easier access to privacy and security options along with detailed summaries...
  12. M

    Man wins right to sue Google for defamation over image search results

    Man wins right to sue Google for defamation over image search results
  13. M

    Wife shot husband in head over a Google search

    Wife shot husband in head over a Google search
  14. M

    Parrot learns to use owner's Alexa to operate lights

    Parrot learns to use owner's Alexa to operate lights
  15. Jamie McKane

    Google's head of search and AI steps down

    Google's head of search and AI steps down John Giannandrea, the head of Google’s cornerstone web-search unit, is stepping down from his role. [Bloomberg]
  16. M

    Why you should not trust Facebook and Google [twitter thread]

    Scary... https://twitter.com/iamdylancurran/status/977566839839617025
  17. Jamie McKane

    Google to ban cryptocurrency ads

    Google to ban cryptocurrency ads Google will ban online advertisements promoting cryptocurrencies and initial coin offerings starting in June. [Bloomberg]
  18. Jamie McKane

    Google to buy Xively for $50 million

    Google to buy Xively for $50 million Google said it plans to acquire Xively in a bid to capture sales from businesses that manage a growing number of devices connected to the internet. [Bloomberg]
  19. Jamie McKane

    Google closes $1.1-billion deal with HTC

    Google closes $1.1-billion deal with HTC Google officially closed its $1.1 billion deal with HTC., adding more than 2,000 smartphone specialists in Taiwan to help the search giant chase Apple in the cut-throat premium handset market. [Bloomberg]
  20. Jamie McKane

    Google’s Advanced Protection Program for high-risk users

    Google’s Advanced Protection Program for high-risk users Security is not a one-size-fits-all proposition, said the EFF.
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