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Google Adds New Behavior-Based Malware Scanner To Every Android Device

Google Adds New Behavior-Based Malware Scanner To Every Android Device

| May 22, 2017

In order to keep its billions of users safe, Google has introduced another security defense for its Android devices, called Google Play Protect. Google Play Protect, which is part of the Google Play Store app, uses machine learning and app usage analysis to weed out the dangerous and malicious apps, which have always been albatross […]

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Google Trust API plans to replace your Passwords with Trust Score

Google Trust API plans to replace your Passwords with Trust Score

| May 26, 2016

The importance of increasing online security around personal information has risen due to the increase in cyber attacks and data breaches over recent years. I find it hilarious people are still choosing terrible passwords to protect their online accounts. The massive LinkedIn hack is the latest in the example that proves people are absolutely awful at picking passwords. The […]

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Oracle v. Google draws to a close, jury sent home until next week

Oracle v. Google draws to a close, jury sent home until next week

| May 20, 2016

  SAN FRANCISCO—Presentation of evidence in theOracle v. Google trial ended today, and US District Judge William Alsup has sent the jury home for a long weekend. On Monday, the jury members will come back to hear closing arguments and begin their deliberations. The lawsuit began when Oracle sued Google in 2010 over its use of 37 […]

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Chrome Will Soon Save You from Autoplaying Flash Videos

Chrome Will Soon Save You from Autoplaying Flash Videos

| August 28, 2015

Come September 1, Google Chrome will block, by default, all Flash video on websites where video isn’t “central to the web page.” And yes, that includes Flash-based ads. Sorry, marketers. Beta versions of Chrome have been able to block autoplaying Flash videos by defaultsince June, but this is the first time that the standard, non-beta […]

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How to Opt Out of Google Using Your Name and Face in Ads

How to Opt Out of Google Using Your Name and Face in Ads

| October 16, 2013

Last week we mentioned that Google is updating its terms of service so it can use your name, face, reviews, and social networking activity (like +1s) in ads displayed to your friends or anyone else Google thinks would be influenced by your opinion. Good or bad, one thing is true: It’s easy to opt out. Here’s how. […]

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Android KitKat unveiled in Google surprise move

Android KitKat unveiled in Google surprise move

| September 3, 2013

Google is calling the next version of its mobile operating system Android KitKat. The news comes as a surprise as the firm had previously indicated version 4.4 of the OS would be Key Lime Pie. The decision to brand the software with the name of Nestle’s chocolate bar is likely to be seen as a marketing coup […]

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Google Breaks Silence On FBI's National Security Letters That Demand Its Users' Data

Google Breaks Silence On FBI’s National Security Letters That Demand Its Users’ Data

| March 7, 2013

National security letters are the Fight Club of government data surveillance. Thanks to the gag orders that accompany those FBI requests for users’ private information, the first rule for any company that receives an NSL is that it doesn’t talk about receiving an NSL. Now Google is doing its best to blur–if not quite break–that […]

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