20 Dec 2018

Google on Wednesday released a revamped version of an app - Google My Business - meant to help small and mid-size businesses (SMBs) manage profile on-the-go and boost customer engagement.The Google My Business app is a simple and free tool for SMBs to start their digital journey through listings on Google and keep their business presence up-to-date on Google Search and Google Maps, t...

20 Dec 2018

Google just released an advert for Google Assistant and its band of merry products. It’s really good. Basically, the ad is “Home Alone” reimagined, but this time Macaulay Culkin plays an adult Kevin who is home alone with a house full of devices controlled by Google Assistant. Obviously.And for the sake of being objective, you could do this with Apple's or Amazon's voice assistants f...

25 Jul 2018

Google today said it will be rolling out an enterprise version of its Google Voice service for G Suite users, potentially tapping a new demand source for Google that could help attract a whole host of new users.Google voice has been a long-enjoyed service for everyday consumers, and offers a lot of benefits beyond just having a normal phone number. The enterprise version of Google Vo...

18 Jul 2018

On Tuesday, Google announced yet another massive subsea cable project, this time a private line stretching across the Atlantic Ocean to connect a data center in the US directly to another in Europe.Per TechCrunch, the planned “Dunant” cable (named after Red Cross founder Henry Dunant) will make landfall in France after crossing nearly 4,000 miles of ocean floor and “connect Google’s ...

19 Oct 2017

John Mueller of Google said on a Google webmaster hangout at the 38:30 mark into yesterday's hangout that Google uses the same algorithm to rank the first page results that it does for the other pages in their search results. He said the top ten results are ranked using the exact same algorithm as results 11 through 100.John said "it's the same algorithm," when asked about if the alg...

08 Aug 2017

Google fired a software engineer yesterday in response to public outrage over the man’s 10-page screed against women being represented proportionally in tech companies. But the firing has become a call-to-arms for alt-right voices on the internet who are crowdfunding money for the engineer, James Damore, and are now calling for a boycott of Google.The calls for a boycott have gained ...

30 Sep 2015

Google engineer Chade-Meng Tan is on a mission to make the world more peaceful and the people living in the world happier. The secret to happiness, he says, is in doing three things every day. CNN Health and Wellness editorial director David G. Allan discusses these steps after attending Meng’s panel, “Make Yourself the Happiest Person on Earth,” at SXSW in 2014. Step one is to “calm y...