Google ‘greenwashing’ internet users by taking big oil advert money, study says

Google is helping big oil firms to greenwash their reputations by selling them adverts attached to environmental search terms, a new study claims. Ever looked up a sustainability-related question and seen an advert from a major fossil fuel polluter at the top of your results page? That’s no accident. According to a new report by the Center … Continue reading Google ‘greenwashing’ internet users by taking big oil advert money, study says

Ethical alternatives to Google

We’ve come up with a list containing some of the best ethical alternatives to popular Google-owned products. Launched in 2005, Google Analytics is a platform used to track and report on website traffic, and accounts for a significant share of the online analytics market.  It’s free to use, but by doing so you’ll be handing Google even … Continue reading Ethical alternatives to Google

Google Sheet vs Microsoft Excel

Google Sheets vs. Microsoft Excel Do users in your company mostly work alone on spreadsheets, or do they frequently collaborate with others? The answer to that will determine whether Excel or Google Sheets is better for your business. For those who primarily work by themselves, Excel is the clear winner. As with Word, its wide … Continue reading Google Sheet vs Microsoft Excel

8 Reasons why you should avoid Google

“Google it.” Even my technophobe grandma understands what that means, and almost everyone with experience of the internet has used the company’s services in some shape or form. Once a humble search engine, Google has morphed into one of the biggest companies in the world. “Don’t be evil” used to be part of its corporate … Continue reading 8 Reasons why you should avoid Google

Is Microsoft 365 better than Google Workspace?

Once upon a time, Microsoft Office ruled the business world. By the late ‘90s and early 2000s, Microsoft’s office suite had brushed aside rivals such as WordPerfect Office and Lotus SmartSuite, and there was no competition on the horizon. Then in 2006 Google came along with Google Docs & Spreadsheets, a collaborative online word processing and … Continue reading Is Microsoft 365 better than Google Workspace?

Companies don’t have morals, people do

Photo by George Milton on Pexels.com People have morals and ethics. Companies are nothing more than legal entities constructed to organize people. And yes, those people communicate values, a culture, and they establish some guidelines or policies, that establish a sort of moral FRAMEWORK or ethics they idealize, but at the end of the day, … Continue reading Companies don’t have morals, people do

Is Google an ethical company?

Google is so powerful that it hides other search engines from us. We simply do not know about the existence of most of them. Meanwhile, there are still a large number of excellent search engines in the world that specialize in books, science, and other smart information.Here a list of sites you've might never heard … Continue reading Is Google an ethical company?

Why Google disabled ads in India

Following reports of rampant spam by some firms, Google has banned businesses from using RCS for promotion in India, the company's largest market by users, in a setback for the standard that the company is hoping to help become the future of SMS messaging. According to TechCrunch, RCS stands for Rich Communication Services, and it … Continue reading Why Google disabled ads in India

Google agrees to pay for online news

Three years after the adoption of the landmark EU copyright rules, Google is set to pay 300 publishers across Ireland, Germany, France, and other EU countries for republishing their news. Google will also develop an app to make it simpler for publishers to sign up, offering them an extended news preview agreement that allows Google … Continue reading Google agrees to pay for online news

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