Tag Archives: Google

Google sends out invitations for Sept. 30, 2020

Google yesterday sent out invitations to a hardware event for the end of September 2020 to the press. The event will run under the motto ‘Launch Night In – Made By Google’ and is scheduled to take place on September … Continue reading

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Google fixes Gmail spoofing vulnerability

[German]In Google’s email service Gmail wad a spoofing vulnerability that could have been used to send mail through someone else’s account. Google has now eliminated this vulnerability after an exploit became public. Advertising

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Google records every search and YouTube playback

[German]Brief information from the world of Google. The search engine giant records every search query and every video played for most users. However, the data is deleted after a certain time. In addition, you can view the data of your … Continue reading

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Google search and the curse of algorithms: The logo of the ‘Democratic Party’ is shown as a rat

[German]The Google search suddenly returned the symbol of a rat (instead of a donkey or a mule) when searching for the Democratic Party (USA). Here is a brief look at the facts. Take it with humour in times of the … Continue reading

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Private WhatsApp Group Invits in Google Search Index

[German]Imagine having a very private conversation with your family via WhatsApp group, where only people are invited to join. And then the whole world can find the group invitation and and join the group, and having the phone numbers of … Continue reading

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Google I/O 2020 May 12-14

The Google developer conference Google I/O will be held this year from 12 to 14 May 2020. The conference venue will again be the Shoreline Amphitheater, located in Mountain View near Google’s headquarters, where Google has hosted the event in … Continue reading

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Google I/O will be held from May 7, till 9, 2019

Google holds a developer conference once a year, the Google I/O. Traditionally, this takes place in May. Now the date for 2019 has been announced. Advertising

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Google+ is ‘sunsetting’

After Google had to admit a data leak  on its social network Google+ API,  Google+ is discontinued for private users in August 2019. Google+ will be continue only to run internal for Google employees. Advertising

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Google discontinues link shortener goo.gl

The next Google product tha ‘will die nicely’. The goo.gl service will be phased out. Starting today, Google is starting to reduce the features. Advertising

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EU Antitrust Commission fines Google €2.42 billion

The European Commission has fined Google €2.42 billion for breaching EU antitrust rules. Google has abused its market dominance as a search engine by giving an illegal advantage to another Google product, its comparison shopping service. Advertising

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