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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,...

/ August 6, 2019

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...

/ June 22, 2019

We are leaving older adults out of the digital world

Jessica Fields Contributor Share on Twitter Jessica Fields is a research analyst and program manager at the UCSF Center for Vulnerable Populations at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital and a collaborator in The OpEd Project. May is national Older Americans Month, and this year’s...

/ May 5, 2019

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,...

/ April 25, 2019

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...

/ February 10, 2019

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...

/ January 16, 2019

17/08/2018: Biggest Stories in the Cryptosphere

by BlockEx 1. California-Based Judge Orders Defendant To Pay Bail With Crypto Following a charge of hacking the computer network of a game company based in San Francisco, a defendant has been ordered by the judge to pay for its...

/ August 18, 2018

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...

/ August 17, 2018

Configuring Google’s Pixelbook to Contribute to Go

Finding a contribution The biggest challenge to contributing to Go, in my humble opinion, is to find a nice issue to work on. If you are like me and don’t have too much experience writing compiler code, I suggest you...

/ August 1, 2018

Server Backups Just Got More Interesting

Send Your Server Backups to Google Drive You requested and we’ve delivered. Striking the number 4 most requested feature off of our to do list, we’ve made backing up your websites more versatile and more powerful than ever. Now in...

/ September 20, 2017