France fines Facebook and Google over rights infringement

French regulators on Thursday fined Google and Facebook a total of more than 200 million euros ($226 million) for not making it as easy for people to opt out of online tracking as it is for them to accept it. The CNIL data privacy watchdog said its investigations found that while the U.S. online giants gave French … Continue reading France fines Facebook and Google over rights infringement

NO JAB, NO JOB: Google threatens to fire employees who violate its vaccination policy

Alphabet’s Google reportedly told its employees they will lose pay and eventually be fired if they flout the company’s COVID-19 vaccine policy, according to leaked internal documents. A memo circulated by Google’s leadership that was seen by CNBC said employees had until December 3 to declare their vaccination status and upload documentation showing proof or … Continue reading NO JAB, NO JOB: Google threatens to fire employees who violate its vaccination policy

Why Google locked down email accounts owned by Afghan govt

Google has temporarily locked down some Afghan government email accounts as the Taliban is attempting to access the former officials' emails, Reuters reported. NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 05: Google's New York office is shown in lower Manhattan on March 5, 2018 in New York City. Published reports say that the tech giant is close … Continue reading Why Google locked down email accounts owned by Afghan govt

YouTube Music now available on Google

American tech giant Google recently released the YouTube Music streaming service on its WearOS platform. Photo by Adam Fejes on Pexels.com As per The Verge, Google released a Wear OS app for YouTube Music, which could seem like welcome news for people who have been waiting for a way to play their music off Google's … Continue reading YouTube Music now available on Google

How organizations can maximize Google for business growth

In today’s business world, visibility is everything. Just like food and water replenishes our body, so the online presence in today’s competitive world. Listings on Google My Business permit your business information to appear before the first search result when potential customers are searching for your services. Google My Business (GMB) is a free tool … Continue reading How organizations can maximize Google for business growth

France demands €500m Euros from Google

France’s competition regulator on Tuesday slapped Google with a 500-million-euro ($593-million) fine for failing to negotiate “in good faith” with media companies over the use of their content under EU copyright rules. It is “the biggest ever fine” imposed by the Competition Authority for a company’s failure to adhere to one of its rulings, the … Continue reading France demands €500m Euros from Google

New Google tool allows users to create short YouTube videos

As businesses struggle to shift from the traditional to the digital space given the current pandemic crisis, Google has released a new beta tool that lets you create short YouTube videos. Called Video Builder, the free tool animates static images, text, logos, with music from Google's own library, the official blog explains. One can easily … Continue reading New Google tool allows users to create short YouTube videos

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Google offers aid package worth $800m to SMBs

Google has announced a new $800 million commitment to support small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs), health organizations and governments, and health workers on the frontline of the global coronavirus pandemic. In a blog post published Friday, March 27, CEO of Google and Alphabet Sundar Pichai said $250 million will go to the World Health Organization … Continue reading Google offers aid package worth $800m to SMBs

Apple launches new self-screening tool for COVID-19

As part of its ongoing efforts to help fight the COVID-19 pandemic, Apple has released a new website and iOS/iPadOS app with a screening tool for coronavirus symptoms, along with updated information about prevention practices. In a statement this morning, Apple said the site arose out of a partnership with the Centers for Disease Control, the White House’s Coronavirus Task Force, and the … Continue reading Apple launches new self-screening tool for COVID-19

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How to make money from your blog through Google AdSense

Publish Long-form content An article is like a Mini-book. Google favors long-form content because Google wants to go the best of the content to the user, a single piece of content that solves multiple problems of the user. For a blogger, this helps him getting a low-bounce rate and more reading time. According to a Semrush … Continue reading How to make money from your blog through Google AdSense