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How to Protect Your Kids From Google Predators

Opinion How to Protect Your Kids From Google Predators USA – -(Ammoland.com)- The father of the World Wide Web is right: It's time to take back “complete control of your data.” Tim Berners-Lee, who conceived the first internet browser 30 years ago, warned of its increasing threats to “privacy, security and fundamental rights.” To mark the anniversary, he argued that demanding transparency is key to stopping the web's “downward plunge to a dysfunctional future.” So, where to start? Berner...
Tags: Google, Guns, Obama, Congress, America, Silicon Valley, Google Classroom, Don, Berners Lee, Tim Berners Lee, Michelle Malkin, U S Department of Education, Trump White House, Google Google, Google Chromebook, Gun Rights News


Ahead of third antitrust ruling, Google announces fresh tweaks to Android in Europe

Google is widely expected to be handed a third antitrust fine in Europe this week, with reports suggesting the European Commission’s decision in its long-running could land later today. Right on cue the search giant has PRed another Android product tweak — which it bills as “supporting choice and competition in Europe”. In the coming months Google says it will start prompting users of existing and new Android devices in Europe to ask which browser and search apps they would like to us...
Tags: Apple, Google, Android, Mobile, Apps, Spotify, Europe, France, Tech, Eu, European Union, Search Engines, Smartphone, Image Search, Policy, Chrome Os


5 tools you’ll need to start a team for less than $1K a year

Who says starting a real estate team has to be expensive? The services covered in this post provide everything you need to run your real estate team for a total of just $84 per month.
Tags: Technology, Marketing, Radio, Agent, Slack, Trello, Drip, Select, Real Estate Team, G Suite, Pat Hiban, Liondesk, Starting Team


Using technology to support project-based learning

How can we reduce plastic in our oceans? In today’s classrooms, teachers use project-based learning (or PBL) so that students can come up with potential solutions to real-world problems like this. With PBL, students identify the problem, research a solution and support it with evidence—all while learning valuable skills they’ll use long after graduation. Brainstorming these dynamic solutions can be an exciting and creative challenge for young minds. Technology can help motivate and spark imagina...
Tags: Google, Education, US, Pacific, Chromebooks, Google Photos, Classroom, Pbl, Austin Texas, LMS, Google Forms, G Suite, Google Sites, Science Journal, SXSW EDU, Science Journal Android


Build with Classroom and G Suite

Editor’s note:This week our Google for Education team will be meeting up with educators, developers, and EdTech enthusiasts at SXSW EDU in Austin, Texas. If you’re attending, join us to learn more about G Suite for Education and Classroom integrations at the Hilton in Room 406. Or follow along on Twitter and Facebook for news and updates. When it comes to educational apps, the best ones are designed with learners’ needs in mind. That’s why we aim to give developers the tools to create the bes...
Tags: Google, Google Drive, Facebook, Hilton, Khan Academy, Google Classroom, Classroom, Austin Texas, Google for Education, G Suite, G Suite for Education, Classcraft, SXSW EDU, Formative Khan Academy


Helping developers create more choice for educators

Editor’s note: This week our Google for Education team will be meeting up with educators, developers and EdTech enthusiasts at SXSW EDU in Austin, Texas. If you’re attending, join us at the Hilton in Room 406 to talk about the Google for Education Technology Partner Program and learn how to integrate with G Suite for Education and Classroom. Or follow along on Twitter and Facebook for news and updates.As those working in education know, learning is a team sport. Teachers, school staff, administr...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Education, Chromebook, Hilton, Chromebooks, Google Classroom, Sxsw, Classroom, Austin Texas, Google for Education, G Suite, G Suite for Education, SXSW EDU, Google Cloud for Startups, Chromebook App Hub


Google’s new AI grammar checker is now live in Google Docs

Google today announced that its new machine learning-powered grammar checker is now live in Google Docs for G Suite users. The company first introduced this new feature at Cloud Next 2018, but it lingered in early access ever since. Grammar checkers are nothing new, of course, and even Docs itself has long had one. What’s new here is that Google uses machine translation techniques to find obvious mistakes (see headline) as well as more subtle issues. It’s one thing, after all, to compare words i...
Tags: Google, Tech, Artificial Intelligence, Grammar, Google-docs, G Suite, Vishnu Sivaji, Google Docs for G Suite


Using Google for Education tools to create community at Lundavra Primary

Editor’s note: Today’s post is by Harriet Ogilvie, a teacher at Lundavra Primary School in Fort William, Scotland. Harriet was one of the many teachers who recently joined us at BETT 2019 to share stories about using technology that engages students and transforms learning. Below, Harriet explains how she and other Lundavra teachers help students build communication skills and create online portfolios using G Suite for Education. At Lundavra Primary School, students and teachers encourage par...
Tags: Google, Education, Chromebooks, Classroom, Harriet, Bett, Fort William, Community Cafe, Kirsty, Google Forms, G Suite, Google Sites, Fort William Scotland, Lundavra Primary, Harriet Ogilvie, Lundavra Primary School


How we're keeping Cloud users and businesses safe

We’re focusing on security all week in honor of Safer Internet Day, and while internet safety is top of mind for folks now, our responsibility to protect people is as important today as it is every other week of the year.I recently joined Google after years in the financial services industry, motivated in large part by the opportunity to improve the security not just of one organization, but of many organizations that affect our everyday lives. Companies that provide us with healthcare, that hel...
Tags: Google, Gmail, Google Cloud, G Suite, VPC Service


Big Changes Come for Business Users as Google Plus Shutdown Looms

If you use it for your small business, you probably know the end of Google Plus is near. The consumer side of Google Plus will shut down in April 2019, but the company started implementing changes starting on February 4, 2019. The shutdown comes months before the August 2019 date Google announced in October of 2018. The date was expedited because a Google+ API bug affected the accounts of 52.5 million Google Plus users. On Google’s official Keyword blog, David Thacker, Vice President of Product...
Tags: Google, Sales, Social Media, Google Plus, Thacker, G Suite, G Suite Android, Google Help Center


Google’s still not sharing cloud revenue

Google has shared its cloud revenue exactly once over the last several years. Silence tends to lead to speculation to fill the information vacuum. Luckily there are some analyst firms who try to fill the void, and it looks like Google’s cloud business is actually trending in the right direction, even if they aren’t willing to tell us an exact number. When Google last reported its cloud revenue, last year about this time, they indicated they had earned $1 billion in revenue for the quarter, which...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Cloud, Enterprise, Microsoft, Cloud Computing, Tech, Earnings, Sundar Pichai, Alphabet, Google Cloud Platform, Ruth Porat, Diane Greene, Google Cloud, Sundar Pinchai, G Suite


BetterCloud can now manage any SaaS application

BetterCloud began life as a way to provide an operations layer for G Suite. More recently, after a platform overhaul, it began layering on a handful of other SaaS applications. Today, the company announced, it is now possible to add any SaaS application to its operations dashboard and monitor usage across applications via an API. As founder and CEO David Politis explains, a tool like Okta provides a way to authenticate your SaaS app, but once an employee starts using it, BetterCloud gives you vi...
Tags: Security, TC, Cloud, Apps, Enterprise, Okta, Cloud Computing, Tech, SaaS, Api, Software As A Service, Politis, David Politis, G Suite, BetterCloud


New year, faster you: 5 Chromebook tips that can make any work day better

As 2019 gets into full swing, many of us are looking for ways to be more efficient at work. If you use a Chromebook as part of your job, you’re in luck. We’ve spent a lot of time thinking about how to make things faster, easier, and more organized for cloud workers, and they’re all built into Chrome devices. Here are five tips to help you make the most of working on your Chromebook in the new year.1. Master keyboard shortcutsKeyboard shortcuts are a great way to work efficiently, but they’re onl...
Tags: Google, Chromebook, Google Calendar, Google Cloud, Chrome enterprise, G Suite


The Ultimate Guide to Church Web Hosting

Your church website is one of the most important components of your church’s communications. Most people will visit your website before they visit your church in person for a worship service.  And most of your church members look to your church website for information about upcoming events, serving opportunities and ways to grow their relationship with God. Every church website has to be hosted on a server that’s connected to the Internet, but what exactly is church web hosting? And with so many...
Tags: Google, Security, Email, Microsoft, Youtube, India, Church, Religion, Support, US, Web Hosting, SSL, Backup, Netflix, Justin Dean, Mila Kunis


Do You Need Church Web Hosting that Includes Email?

Email – it is still the most reliable form of mass communication. As we continue our series 9 Factors to Consider when Choosing a Church Web Hosting Company, today we look at email. In the past, web hosting accounts included email service, so that if you setup web hosting for MyChurch.org, in the same account you could setup email accounts [email protected] and [email protected] After leading a company that provides web hosting for more than 2 decades, I can tell you that email acco...
Tags: Google, Email, Microsoft, Religion, Web Hosting, David Newman, Gmail Yahoo, Facebook Twitter Google Pinterest, G Suite, Church Web Hosting Company, Sqauarespace Wix


Google launches new certification courses for cloud developers and engineers

Google today announced the launch of four new certifications and training programs for cloud developers and engineers: Professional Cloud Developer, Professional Cloud Network Engineer (beta) and Professional Cloud Security Engineer (beta), as well as a new G Suite certification. The G Suite certification stands out a bit because its cheaper ($75) and far less technical than its counterparts in today’s release, but as Google notes, the overall idea here to address the ‘cloud skills crisis.’ T...
Tags: Google, Cloud, Developer, Cloud Computing, Tech, Google Cloud Platform, G Suite, Office to G Suite


Adapting to the needs of learners, educators and schools with Chromebooks

Editor’s note: This week, we’re joining thousands of educators and students at BETT in London. Visit us at booth C230, where you can demo a range of Chromebooks designed for education, including the brand new Chrome OS tablet. Follow along on Twitter and Facebook for the latest news and updates.We aim to build products that help educators, school staff and students thrive in and out of the classroom. Ever-evolving education standards and students’ diverse learning needs means teachers need adapt...
Tags: Google, Facebook, London, Education, Chromebook, Chromebooks, Bett, G Suite, G Suite for Education, Texthelp, Google Classroom G Suite, Chromebooks Soundtrap


Daily Crunch: Uber rolls out Rewards

The Daily Crunch is TechCrunch’s roundup of our biggest and most important stories. If you’d like to get this delivered to your inbox every day at around 9am Pacific, you can subscribe here: 1. Uber Rewards is rolling out; here’s how the perks work Uber Rewards calculates how much you’ve spent on Uber and Uber Eats in the last six months and awards you perks like no-fee cancellations if you rebook, guaranteed prices between your two favorite spots and free car upgrades. Uber says Rewards will b...
Tags: Google, TC, Uber, San Francisco, Tech, Uganda, Hulu, Oracle, Blippar, Ambarish Mitra, Andela, YouTube TV, G Suite, Candy Ventures, Daily Crunch, Today YouTube TV


Choose your own adventure with 13 Google for Education tools

Editor’s note: This week, we’re joining thousands of educators and students at BETT in London. Visit us at booth C230, where you can demo a range of Chromebooks designed for education, including the brand new Chrome OS tablet. Follow along on Twitter and Facebook for the latest news and updates. Power up a Chromebook and watch as it transports students to the Taj Mahal, the Great Barrier Reef or a state-of-the-art science lab. It’s like magic, except the magicians are the teachers who inspire...
Tags: Google, Facebook, UK, England, London, Education, Chromebook, Great Barrier Reef, Arduino, Lenovo, Chromebooks, Stockholm, Classroom, Scholastic, LMS, Bett


Google to upgrade classic Hangout users to Hangouts Chat and Meet from October 2019

As mentioned in December 2017, Google starting from April 16, 2019, will transition classic Hangouts users on G Suite domains to Hangouts Chat and Hangouts Meet. Between April and September 2019, Google says that features from classic Hangouts will come to Chat. In October 2019, support for classic Hangouts for G Suite customers will be ended. On April 16th, 2019, for G Suite domains that have classic Hangouts enabled, Chat will also become available to users on the web and via mobile apps. T...
Tags: Google, Apps, News, Blogging, Google Hangouts, G Suite


Google will start retiring Hangouts for G Suite users in October

Google’s strategy around its consumer messaging services remains baffling, especially since it killed off Allo (yet kept Duo on life support). Today, the company clarified the timeline of the transition from classic Hangouts to Chat and Meet for its paying G Suite customers. For them, the Hangouts retirement party will start in October of this year. For consumers, the situation remains unclear, but Google says there will be free versions of Chat and Meet that will become available “following ...
Tags: Google, TC, Tech, Hangouts, Google Hangouts, Google Voice Google, Cloud Applications, Allo, G Suite, Google Duo


Around the world and back with Google for Education

Editor’s note: This week, we’re joining thousands of educators and students at BETT in London. Visit us at booth C230, where you can demo a range of Chromebooks designed for education, including the brand new Chrome OS tablet. Follow along on Twitter and Facebook for the latest news and updates. It started with an idea in 2006: how might teaching and learning improve if we brought Google’s suite of productivity tools to schools? 13 years later, there are 80 million educators and students arou...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Europe, Japan, UK, London, Education, Australia, Mexico, Asia Pacific, Dartmouth, New Zealand, Brazil, Google Docs, Canberra, North America


Daily Crunch: Prosecutors may be building a criminal case against Huawei

The Daily Crunch is TechCrunch’s roundup of our biggest and most important stories. If you’d like to get this delivered to your inbox every day at around 9am Pacific, you can subscribe here: 1. U.S. will reportedly seek criminal case against Huawei for stealing tech secrets According to a new from The Wall Street Journal, U.S. federal prosecutors are preparing a criminal indictment against Huawei for stealing trade secrets — specifically in the company’s actions around a T-Mobile smartphone t...
Tags: Google, TC, Facebook, Microsoft, Russia, Tech, Canada, United States, Ford, Aws, Kremlin, Huawei, Wall Street Journal, Seattle City Council, Tappy, G Suite


Google will raise prices on its G Suite for the first time ever, as competition with Microsoft Office 365 heats up (GOOG, GOOGL)

Google will raise prices on G Suite — the company's productivity suite — for the first time ever, according to a corporate blog post on Wednesday.  Starting on April 2nd, The cost of G Suite Basic will increase from $5 to $6 per user per month, and the cost of G Suite Business will move from $10 to $12. Google justified the 20% increase for its Basic and Business Editions by saying that it has not updated prices since introducing G Suite over a decade ago, while its product offering has gro...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Microsoft, Trends, Microsoft Office, Diane Greene, Marie Kondo, G Suite, G Suite Enterprise Edition, G Suite Business, Business Premium, Thomas Kurian, Business Editions, G Suite Basic


Google raises its G Suite prices

Google today announced that it is raising the price of its G Suite subscriptions for the first time. In the U.S., the prices of G Suite Basic and G Suite Business editions will increase by $1 and $2 per user/month, respectively, while increases in other regions will be adjusted according to the local currency and market. G Suite Enterprise pricing will remain the same. The new pricing will go into effect on April 2; those on annual plans will pay the new price when their contract renews after...
Tags: Google, TC, Cloud, Technology, Tech, Google Hangouts, Pricing, Video Conferencing, Mobile Software, Cloud Applications, G Suite, G Suite Enterprise


Cloud Covered: 6 things you might have missed from Google Cloud last year

What was new with Google Cloud in 2018? Well, it depends on what particular cloud technology you’re interested in. There was plenty of news on the AI and machine learning front, along with developments on a variety of enterprise cloud components. The open cloud community continued to be a thriving place to collaborate, and Google Cloud user productivity and efficiency grew, too.These popular stories from last year illustrate some of what you can do with Google Cloud technology.Machine and deep l...
Tags: Google, Nasa, New York Times, Google Cloud Platform, Google Store, Google Cloud, G Suite, Cloud Services Platform


Google Docs, Sheets, Slides and Sites on the web are going Material Design

Google today announced that it has started the long-expected rollout of its Material Design update for Google Docs, Sheets, Slides and Sites, after first testing this update to the G Suite apps with its new design for Google Drive last year. It’s worth noting that there are no new features or other changes here. Everything is still exactly where it used to be (give or take a few pixels). This is solely a design refresh. What you can expect to see when you get the update, is different interfac...
Tags: Travel, Google, Google-Drive, TC, Cloud Computing, Google Search, Material Design, Computing, Google Calendar, World Wide Web, Google-docs, G Suite, Rapid Release


Stay organized in 2019 with new features in Classroom

A new calendar year brings an opportunity for a fresh start. One resolution we often hear instructors make is that they hope to keep their classrooms (both physical and virtual!) organized and clean. While we can’t help with those lockers and backpacks, we can help teachers online. So to start the year off on the right foot, we’re introducing updates to help you stay organized and revealing a fresh new look for the Classroom you know and love. Check out our brand new videobelow for a quick look ...
Tags: Google, Facebook, London, Education, Google Classroom, Classroom, Bett, Google for Education, G Suite


Google Drive to let you share Docs with non-Google account users

Google has announced that users without Google account can view, comment, suggest edits to, and directly edit Google Docs, Sheets, and Slides files. The company is introducing a beta for an easy pincode identity verification process that will enable G Suite users to invite non-G Suite users to collaborate on files as visitors, using PINs. File owners can view all the detailed activity on their files and see where it originated, and revoke access from the Drive sharing dialog at any time. Ad...
Tags: Google, News, Blogging, Google Docs Sheets, G Suite, Pincode Sharing


Google Opens Document Editing To Users Without a Google Account

Google has listened to user feedback and is currently testing a feature that will let G Suite users invite non-Google account holders to view, comment, suggest edits, and even directly edit Google Docs, Sheets, and Slides files. From a report: This wasn't possible until now, and G Suite users could only share documents and request feedback from users that owned a Google account. The way this new feature will work is via PINs (Personal Identification Numbers). Google said that G Suite users would...
Tags: Google, Tech, G Suite, PINs Personal Identification Numbers Google