Tag: google

Navigating the Murky Waters of Web Accessibility and Compliance

Small side note. For those looking for the official and extensive resource on web accessibility standards then I would recommend reading the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) which is the global standard for web accessibility and is also referenced when working with ADA...

/ 23 January 2020
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Google is shutting down its Trips app

Google is shutting down its Trips app for mobile phones, but incorporating many of the functionality from the service into its Maps app and Search features, according to a statement from the company. Support for the Trips app ends today,...

/ 6 August 2019
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Google Pay expands its integration with PayPal to online merchants

Google and PayPal have been strategic partners for some time. The companies in 2017 announced that PayPal would become a payment method in Android Pay, the service that later rebranded as Google Pay. Last year, users who added PayPal as...

/ 22 June 2019
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Internet connectivity projects unite as Alphabet spinout Loon grabs $125M from SoftBank’s HAPSMobile

Two futuristic projects are coming together to help increase global internet access after Loon, the Google spinout that uses a collection of floating balloons to bring connectivity to remote areas, announced it has raised money from a SoftBank initiative. HAPSMobile,...

/ 25 April 2019
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Is Europe closing in on an antitrust fix for surveillance technologists?

The German Federal Cartel Office’s decision to order Facebook to change how it processes users’ personal data this week is a sign the antitrust tide could at last be turning against platform power. One European Commission source we spoke to, who...

/ 10 February 2019
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Grab moves to offer digital insurance services in Southeast Asia

Grab is Southeast Asia’s top ride-hailing firm, thanks in no small part to its acquisition of Uber’s local business last year, but the company also houses an ambitious fintech arm, too. That just added another vertical to its business after...

/ 16 January 2019
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Is Vitalik Trolling Google?

Bitcoin set to rally after futures expiration, short squeeze coming, says Brain Kelly What’s the Story? Brian Kelly believes Bitcoin future expirations will lead to a price increase in Bitcoin over the next few days. Why It’s Important? While most of...

/ 17 August 2018