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Google to increase transparency on political ads ahead of mid-term elections in US
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Google to increase transparency on political ads ahead of mid-term elections in US

Under the new mechanism, political advertisers now have to provide a government-issued ID and other key information.

Google launches Titan security key to make two-way authentication simpler
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Google launches Titan security key to make two-way authentication simpler

The Titan security key helps authenticate logins over Bluetooth and USB when plugged in.

Google cloud and Microsoft's GitHub collaborate on CI software development
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Google cloud and Microsoft's GitHub collaborate on CI software development

Together they will provide fast and convenient Continuous Integration for any repository on GitHub.

Google's G Suite incorporates new AI with enhanced security and messaging tools
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Google's G Suite incorporates new AI with enhanced security and messaging tools

There are around 300 new capabilities that have been added to G Suite over the past year.

Google Cloud COO Diane Bryant quits after seven months; speculated to head Intel
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Google Cloud COO Diane Bryant quits after seven months; speculated to head Intel

Diane Bryant joined Google Cloud in November 2017 and has stepped down in less than a year.

Google takes up full responsibility for keeping the user data safe on its Cloud
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Google takes up full responsibility for keeping the user data safe on its Cloud

With Google Cloud India region, storing data in the country has become easier for Indian organisations.

India has become the top training destination for Google Cloud across the world
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India has become the top training destination for Google Cloud across the world

With the Google Cloud India region which went live in Mumbai about eight months ago, Google said enterprises in India are able to take advantage of the high speeds, low latency and performance benefits offered by its Cloud platform services.

Twitter to move some of its core infrastructure to Google's Cloud Platform for better data management
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Twitter to move some of its core infrastructure to Google's Cloud Platform for better data management

The Hadoop compute system is the core of Twitter's data platform, and the company runs multiple large Hadoop clusters that are among the biggest globally.

Google Maps revamps developers platform with a simplified payment option, to take advantage of new location based features
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Google Maps revamps developers platform with a simplified payment option, to take advantage of new location based features

Google has simplified 18 individual APIs (Application programming interface) into three core products Maps, Routes and Places which will make adding new features easier.

Google's new investment programme wants startups to help broaden the Assistant ecosystem
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Google's new investment programme wants startups to help broaden the Assistant ecosystem

The new initiative will include investment capital from Google to provide additional financial resources for the development, hiring and management of these startups.

Google is drafting new ethical standards for using technology after employees expressed anger over a US Defence Dept project
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Google is drafting new ethical standards for using technology after employees expressed anger over a US Defence Dept project

Greene promised employees that Google would not sign up for any further work on ‘Maven’ or similar projects without having new ethical principles in place, according to Defense One’s sources.

Google employees ask CEO Sundar Pichai to pull out of Project Maven, a US DoD project for enabling drone warfare
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Google employees ask CEO Sundar Pichai to pull out of Project Maven, a US DoD project for enabling drone warfare

Project Maven uses Google's TensorFlow software and image-recognition algorithms to scan through millions of hours of drone footage.

Google launches Cloud AutoML to help businesses capitalise on machine learning expertise to build custom AI models
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Google launches Cloud AutoML to help businesses capitalise on machine learning expertise to build custom AI models

Cloud AutoML will let businesses and developers train custom vision models for their own use cases.

Google opens it first Cloud Platform region in India at Mumbai
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Google opens it first Cloud Platform region in India at Mumbai

The launch of the Cloud region, which will have three zones, also opens up newer opportunities for several new partners who will benefit from building their services on Google Cloud.

Google and Cisco team up to deliver open hybrid cloud solution
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Google and Cisco team up to deliver open hybrid cloud solution

Google's solution will be available to a limited number of customers during the first part of 2018, with planned general availability later in the year.

Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL pre-orders to begin on 26 October on Flipkart; to sell from Rs 61,000 onwards from November
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Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL pre-orders to begin on 26 October on Flipkart; to sell from Rs 61,000 onwards from November

Pixel 2 comes in just black, clearly white, and kinda blue colours while Pixel 2 XL has just black and black and white variants. Pixel 2 will be priced at Rs 61,000 for 64GB variant and Rs 70,000 for 128GB.

Google to set up its cloud infrastructure in Mumbai by the end of the 2017
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Google to set up its cloud infrastructure in Mumbai by the end of the 2017

Search engine giant Google today said it will be setting up its cloud infrastructure in the financial capital by the end of the year.

Google Cloud India region to provide high speeds, performance benefits for local enterprises
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Google Cloud India region to provide high speeds, performance benefits for local enterprises

With the Google Cloud India Region going live in Mumbai before the end of this year, enterprises in India will soon be able to take advantage of the high speeds, low latency and performance benefits uniquely offered by Google Cloud Platform services

Google Cloud Next 17: Google and Veritas announce strategic partnership to manage cloud data
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Google Cloud Next 17: Google and Veritas announce strategic partnership to manage cloud data

Veritas on announced a strategic partnership with Google to provide joint customers with 360 data management capabilities.

Snapchat owner will spend $1 billion over next 5 year for using Amazon Cloud Services
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Snapchat owner will spend $1 billion over next 5 year for using Amazon Cloud Services

Snap Inc, owner of the popular Snapchat app, said it expected to spend $1 billion over the next five years to use Amazon.com Inc's cloud services, in addition to the $2 billion cloud contract it already has with Google.