Google Play Music Changing To YouTube Music By December 2020

Google has been planning to consolidate its holdings for a long while now, and part of that process includes doing away with Google Play Music and rolling it into YouTube Music. The company’s original music service now has an official end of life date: December of 2020. Not to worry though, the company is keeping pricing the same, and you …

G-Suite Users Get New Security Features

Are you a G-Suite user? If so, we have great news! Recently, Google rolled out a number of exciting new features to enhance both the usability of the G-Suite and its security. In the words of Javier Soltero, the VP and GM of the G-Suite: “Instead of learning another tool, we need the tools we already use to be even …

Some Google GSuite Apps Require Updating To Continue Working

Mark the date August 12th, 2020 on your calendar if you’re a GSuite user. Google has warned users that unless they update their GSuite iOS and Android apps, they may stop working by the date referenced above. The company’s announcement concerning the matter reads, in part, as follows: “In 2018, we began making changes to our API and service infrastructure …

Google Added A Video Conferencing Tool For Users

Google Meet is a video conferencing tool the company originally designed for Enterprise users. There are serious security issues with some of the more popular free or low-cost options available for the masses. So, Google made the decision to make Meet free to anyone with an email address. The rollout took two weeks to complete, but is now available to …

Google Translate Adds More Languages To Assist Communication

Every kid who grew up watching sci-fi has dreamed of the day when a Universal Translator would be available, making seamless communication possible and eliminating the language barrier entirely. That day hasn’t arrived yet, but Google is steadily marching toward that goal. The company has been making use of new machine learning and other advanced AI techniques to improve the …

The Amount Of Earth Google Has Mapped So Far

These days, who hasn’t made use of Google Maps?  It has become an indispensable navigation tool and smart phone navigation. It is powered by Google Maps and could arguably be described as a killer app that makes modern life a whole lot more convenient. What fewer people realize is that Google Maps’ Street View is handy for research, walking trips, …

Another WhatsApp Vulnerability Has Been Found

WhatsApp is the most popular messaging platform in the world. Unfortunately, that means it’s got a giant bullseye on it where hackers are concerned. In recent months, the company has faced no end of troubles as a raft of vulnerabilities have been exposed and exploited by hackers from every corner of the globe. The company is still reeling from the …

Malicious Apps Continue Getting Past Google On Play Store

Say what you want about Google, but the company has a solid track record of doing all they can to keep the Google Play Store relatively free of malicious apps. By most accounts, they have been wildly successful at that. Unfortunately, given the sheer number of apps available on the Play Store, statistics invariably catch up with them. A small …

Zynga Games Has Data Breach Including Personal Information

Zynga is a wildly successful gaming company with a number of hit titles under their belt including FarmVille, Words with Friends, Zynga Poker, Mafia Wars, and Café World. Their titles boast more than a billion players, worldwide, which is a number that would make most gaming outfits green with envy. Naturally, their success has painted a giant target on the …

Google Is Searching For Unauthorized Gambling Apps On Play Store

Google heavily regulates gambling and gaming apps on its Play Store.  It’s not hard to understand why.  The industry has a long history of gouging and otherwise abusing the people who play their games, to say nothing of the flouting of local laws. In response to the company’s heavy-handed regulation of their industry, some app developers have taken to disguising …