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Google will automatically delete abortion clinic visits and more from location history to protect users

Google has announced plans to help protect user privacy in relation to health data. While the company does not make explicit reference to the recent overturning of Roe v Wade, there has concern in the wake of the historic ruling,…

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Google revamps its Password Manager for better protection and ease of use

Passwords. Despite numerous predictions of their demise we still can’t live without them. Using strong passwords though, especially if you have several devices, means using a password manager to help you keep track. Google Password Manager has been around in…

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Google is making it easier to find LGBTQ+ owned businesses in Search and Maps

It is pride month, so many companies are wrapping themselves up in the rainbow flag and proclaiming their allyship with the LGBTQIA+ community. It is in this spirit that Google has launched a new label in its Maps and Search…

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Google News undergoes a dramatic makeover bringing new options as well as a new look

Internet users get their news from a huge number of sources these days. In addition to newspaper websites, RSS feeds and social media, there are also aggregator sites — including Google News. Google has just unveiled a major redesign for…

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Google is bringing secure virtual credit cards to Chrome

Making payments online is fraught with potential dangers, and there is risk involved with making purchases with your credit card. To help offer a level of protection, many companies — including the likes of Revolut — enable their customers to…

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The Google Pixel 6a is affordable and looks great, but you can’t buy the damn thing!

The Google Pixel 6a was announced today, and there is both good and bad news regarding it. The good news is, the Android smartphone doesn’t cost an arm, nor does it cost a leg. Yes, as is typical with Google’s…

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Google, Apple and Microsoft announce plans for a passwordless future

As we mark World Password Day, three of the major technology players are announcing a significant step on the road to a passwordless future. Over the next year Google plans to implement passwordless support in Android and Chrome. Apple and…

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Google announces Sovereign Controls for Google Workspace to boost data protection

In response to new European data rules, Google has announced Sovereign Controls for Google Workspace. Aimed at organizations in both the public and private sector, the new controls are due to launch at the end of 2022. They will make…

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Google SMTP service exploited to send spoof emails

Most of us don’t think too much about the ‘From’ address field on our emails, it’s filled in by your mail program or web service. At the recipient’s end security tools can check this against the sending server to verify…

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Linux Lite 6.0 RC1 is here with Google Chrome as new default web browser

Now that Ubuntu 22.04 has been released, we will start to see updates to all the Linux distributions that are based on Canonical’s operating system. For instance, the first release candidate of Linux Lite 6.0, which is based on Ubuntu…

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