Google starts to cut ties with HuaweiSAN FRANCISCO: US internet giant Google, whose Android mobile operating system powers most of the world’s smartphones, said it was beginning to cut ties with China’s Huawei, which Washington considers a national security threat. The move could have dramatic implications for Huawei smartphone users, as the telecommunications giant will no longer have access to Google’s proprietary services — which include the Gmail and Google Maps apps — a source close to the matter told Agence France-Presse (AFP). Reports also emerged on Monday that several US chipmakers providing vital hardware for Huawei’s smartphones have stopped supplying the Chinese firm. In the midst of a trade war with Beijing, President Donald Trump has barred US companies from engaging in telecommunications trade with foreign companies said to threaten American national security. The measure targets Huawei, the world’s second-biggest smartphone … [Read more...] about Google starts to cut ties with Huawei
caption Not everything Google creates is a smash hit. Remember Google Glass? source REUTERS/Elijah Nouvelage Google has dozens of popular hardware and software products. But there are many Google innovations that have crashed and burned, or slowly petered out over time, like Google Glass and Google+. Here are the 19 Google products that have disappeared for good. Google is known for its collection of wildly popular products, from Search to Maps to Android. But not everything the company touches turns to gold. Google Glass was supposed to change the world, but it quickly became a punch line. And remember Google Buzz? Now, Google has killed off yet another messaging app, Google Allo. The smart chat app never gained the “traction” Google was hoping for, and it was sunset in March 2019. Of course, sometimes the best innovations are the ones that everybody thinks are doomed to fail early on but then eventually take off, so it makes sense that … [Read more...] about Google’s Inbox by Gmail service is about to shut down for good. Here are 19 other Google products that bombed, died, or disappeared.
Jake Kanter, provided by Published 6:08 am CDT, Wednesday, March 20, 2019 Reuters Google was fined $1.7 billion by the EU for its third breach of EU antitrust rules in as many years. European Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager said the latest fine is for "illegal practices in search advertising brokering to cement its dominant market position." Google's EU fines since 2017 now total $9.4 billion. The company is yet to respond to a request for comment. Google has been punished with a third fine by the European Union in as many years. The Alphabet-owned company was fined €1.49 billion ($1.7 billion) on Wednesday by European Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager over anticompetitive practices related to its AdSense advertising service. Vestager announced the fine in a tweet. She said Google was being punished for "illegal practices in search advertising brokering to cement its dominant market position." She added: "They shouldn't do that — it … [Read more...] about Google fined $1.7 billion over a 3rd breach of EU antitrust rules in as many years
The search giant created a 10-point checklist that all company founders need to see. Alp Mimaroglu Published 1:00 pm CST, Tuesday, February 26, 2019 Photo: Mediaphotos | Getty Images Photo: Mediaphotos | Getty Images Image 1 of / 1 Caption Close Image 1 of 1 Photo: Mediaphotos | Getty Images Here's How Google Trains World-Class Managers (Using A Bit of Data Science Helps) 1 / 1 Back to Gallery In the 21st century, it’s not enough to rely on firsthand experience and consultants to train great managers: You also need the right data. That's an interplay of factors at which Google excels. Related: Google's 20 Percent Rule Actually Helps Employees Fight Back Against … [Read more...] about Here’s How Google Trains World-Class Managers (Using A Bit of Data Science Helps)
Change can be hard, especially when it comes to your inbox. Over the last few months, Google has been rolling out its new Gmail design, and some users aren’t so keen on its look and feel. The biggest shock seems to be coming from Gmail’s new default view, which is much more bubbly and shows icons on the inbox home screen if there are any attachments within an email — like images, slides, documents or spreadsheets. Google has stopped allowing users to revert to the old version of its email product. However, there is a workaround that should bring some sanity back into your workflow if the new design is too much for you. Here’s how to get your inbox looking like the older version of Gmail: Click on the settings gear in the top right hand corner. Then click on “Density Display.” From there, you’ll be able to choose your view. The “default” view has the new bubbly design and attachment icons that can be seen right from the inbox. The … [Read more...] about If you hate the new Gmail version that Google is forcing on users, here’s a trick to make your Gmail look old again