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Scam warning: Fake Google reviews and business listings targeting the vulnerable
"Essentially people are doing this because people are easy to scam when they are anxious, desperate or in trouble."
Google to open data center & Cloud region in Nevada
The expansion into Nevada will bring improved connectivity and speed for Google customers.
A detailed look at the global wearables market
ResearchAndMarkets.com released a new report, providing a comprehensive examination of the state of the wearables market for the next five years.
HPE advances hybrid cloud strategy by extending AI, composability and partnerships
Businesses embracing digital transformation are moving critical workloads to the cloud.
HPE to offer entire portfolio as-a-Service by 2022
HPE GreenLake aims to reset the digital opportunity for customers by providing a robust as-a-Service portfolio.
GlobalData: Automated home device spend to hit $75bn by 2025
According to the company’s latest report, much of that growth will be driven by two types of devices: smart thermostats and smart speakers.
Freeview On Demand now on streaming device
"Both our On Demand platform and Streaming Device were designed with the viewer at the heart of experience, so combining them was a natural next step."
Desktop and mobile searches vastly different, new study shows
The results showed that 30% of pages present on the first page of desktop search results lost their position and were moved beyond the top ten results in a mobile search.
Google 'will do better' after G Suite passwords exposed since 2005
Fourteen years is a long time for sensitive information like usernames and passwords to be sitting ducks, unencrypted and at risk of theft and corruption.
Google Street View cars about to hit NZ roads again
If you’ve ever used Google Streetview and been frustrated that the imagery is so outdated by years, Google brings good news.
Google puts Huawei on the Android naughty list
Google has apparently suspended Huawei’s licence to use the full Android platform, according to media reports.
What your privacy means to Google - and what it's doing about it
Google has declared that it’s all about making privacy work for everyone – despite its long-held reputation as an information harvester.
Kiwi businesses warned that Google is moving the goal posts
The traditional race to be number one on Google’s organic search results has changed again as updates to online search algorithms shift the game.
Quick facts about Google Assistant & Nest Hub Max
Google I/O has been something of a boon for smarthome lovers, especially when it comes to Google Nest and Google Assistant. Here are five things you should know about each of them.
Google’s scalable supercomputers now publicly available
In what it says is a bid to accelerate the largest-scale machine learning (ML) applications deployed today, Google has opened up its supercomputers.
14 partner and customer reactions to Red Hat's Enterprise Linux 8 announcement
We round up reactions to the Red Hat’s new hybrid cloud focused operating system release.
Amazon still safely ahead of chasing pack in cloud infrastructure market
Despite Microsoft, Google, Alibaba and Tencent all substantially outpacing the overall market, Amazon is still clearly in front.
Google reveals steps towards data center sustainability
At present, a Google data center uses 50% less energy than a typical data center, and it also delivers seven times more computing power than it would have done five years ago.
ABS and Google Cloud partner to demonstrate the feasibility of AI-enabled corrosion detection
The project successfully demonstrated the accuracy of AI in detecting and assessing structural anomalies commonly found during visual inspection.
Application virtualisation market to reach $5bn by 2024
According to a report by KBV Research, cost-saving and productivity benefits will drive the market over the next 5 years.
Google Assistant's clever ways to help smart homes go green
Pairing ENERGY STAR-certified smart bulbs with Google Assistant can help you control the lights with just your voice, or set lighting schedules to use electricity only when you need it.
Six Easter eggs built into the Google search engine
Here’s a roundup of some of the best Easter eggs from Google Search even the sharpest among us may not have discovered yet.
Alexa could be the voice of your car soon
As luxury car brands move away from their own voice assistants to partnering with Google or Amazon, we may find Alexa riding with us all soon.
Gmail turns 15 and celebrates by unveiling new features
After being introduced as part of Google’s G Suite back in 2004, Gmail has now progressed to become one of the most dominant email platforms on the market.