Second Google+ Security Vulnerability in Three Months Hastens Shutdown

Google+ has encountered its second security vulnerability since October.  The most recent issue may have leaked up 52.5 million account credentials, including information that was set to private within the platform. The social media platform has been underutilized for years and in the light of ongoing security concerns, Google has announced that it will shut [...]

By |2019-02-20T05:58:09+00:00December 11th, 2018|Data Breach, Google|0 Comments

Gmail Redesign Puts Email Marketers in Their Place

Earlier this week Google released the latest version of Gmail, which features a substantial interface overhaul.  The biggest change is that Gmail will now sort your inbox into categorized tabs such as Primary, Social and Promotions.  Many users will likely find the new interface a welcome addition but marketing firms and in-house business promotions are [...]

By |2019-02-04T02:38:35+00:00July 19th, 2013|gmail, Google, Uncategorized|1 Comment

Google Discontinues Free Business Apps

Google announced late Thursday that they will no longer offer the free version of their Apps for Business software suite.  Clay Bavor, Google’s Director of Product Management stated that businesses were outgrowing the free version of Google Apps too quickly, which resulted in growing pains for the businesses down the line.  As a result, Google [...]

By |2019-02-04T02:38:38+00:00December 7th, 2012|Google, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Google Reaches Out to Emerging Markets

Google launched a service on Thursday that it hopes will allow millions of people in developing nations to access the internet for free.  The new service, named Free Zone, will facilitate the use of Google Search, Gmail and Google + through a special domain entry point.  The service launched in the Philippines and allows users [...]

By |2019-02-04T02:38:38+00:00November 10th, 2012|gmail, Google, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Project Glass: Google’s Augmented Reality Glasses Begin Testing

Project Glass is Google’s newest pet project that brings a bit of science fiction into reality.  The hybrid glasses combine the functionality of cameras, microphone, Web browser, and speech recognition with a hands free miniaturized video display.  The New York Times broke the story yesterday and already message boards and various news sources have lit [...]

By |2019-02-04T02:38:41+00:00April 6th, 2012|Google, Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Google Monopoly Grows

Lately it seems like Google adds a new service to their lineup just about every week and the trend will continue with their new web host service.  Hosting user content is nothing new for Google; they already host millions of gigabytes of data for services such as Blogger, Picasa and Google Sites but now they [...]

By |2019-02-04T02:38:43+00:00July 28th, 2011|Google, Uncategorized|1 Comment