Google's attempt to roll out new networking addresses as part of the IPv6 transition did not work out as planned this morning, causing widespread service outages for about an hour.

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Google Doodle honours composer of Nkosi Sikelel' iAfrika
Independent Online
South Africa ? Google celebrated Freedom Day with a google doodle of 19th century composer Enoch Sontonga, who wrote Nkosi Sikelel' iAfrika -a song that merged with Die Stem to become the country's current national anthem. Freedom Day marks the ...

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Greenbot
Google Trips update reminds us Google has another travel app, and it's actually pretty great
Greenbot
Google has so many apps these days, it's easy to forget what they all do. So, if you happened to see an update to the Trips app that you downloaded last year but didn't use much, you're probably wondering what's new. Or maybe you just need a refresher ...

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The $2 trillion earnings day: Comcast and Abbvie gain, Alphabet and Amazon on deck
MarketWatch
In what will likely be the busiest day of the current earnings season, some of the most prominent and highly valued companies in the world will issue reports Thursday, with the total market capitalization of the companies easily topping $2 trillion and ...

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Engadget
Google has already lost the hardware chief it poached from Amazon
Engadget
You probably have food that's been in your freezer longer than David Foster (nope, still not the composer) stayed at Google after leaving Amazon. After six months, Foster is vacating his position as vice president of Google's vice president of hardware ...

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Gizmodo
How to Lock Down Your Privacy on the Amazon Echo and Google Home
Gizmodo
The smart speakers are coming! Wandering into our living rooms, listening for our voice commands, pulling random bits of trivia from the web, spitting out weather forecasts, and controlling a growing number of home appliances. But they're always ...

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Marketing Week
International round-up: Google and Facebook's digital dominance, HP fights against hiring bias
Marketing Week
Google and Facebook together took 99% of revenue growth from digital advertising in the US last year, according to an analysis of IAB estimates by Pivotal Research senior analyst Brian Wieser. In a note to clients seen by Business Insider, Wieser said ...

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Vox
Google is super secretive about its anti-aging research. No one knows why.
Vox
In 2013, Time magazine ran a cover story titled Google vs. Death about Calico, a then-new Google-run health venture focused on understanding aging ? and how to beat it. ?We should shoot for the things that are really, really important, so 10 or 20 ...



Android Police
Now anyone can create a Google Classroom
Android Police
Last month it was announced that Google Classroom would be opened up to anyone with a Google account ? the collaboration tool for education was limited to those with a G Suite account, previously. That change meant that normal users could join ...

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9to5Google
Ex-Amazon Hardware VP David Foster out at Google after just 6 months
9to5Google
Bloomberg reports that David Foster, a Google VP of Product Development, Hardware, has left the company after just 6 months. Prior to joining Google, Foster worked as a VP of Hardware Engineering at Amazon's Lab126 and played a key role in the ...

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CNBC
Facebook, Google employees were targeted by $100 million dollar phishing scam: Report
CNBC
Facebook and Google were the victims of an elaborate $100 million phishing attack, according to a Fortune report, with employees at both companies tricked into sending money to overseas bank accounts. In March, the Justice Department arrested Evaldas ...

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