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Greene: Advanced Services to Fuel Google Cloud Leadership

Google Cloud Chief Diane Greene predicts Google’s expanding, advance cloud services will soon place it among the Gartner designated leaders. InformationWeek: Cloud

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2 useful Google Docs features you probably aren’t using

Google Docs may be known as the “lightweight” word processor, but that doesn’t mean it’s lacking in advanced productivity features. Even with the once-touted add-ons for Android program apparently in limbo, Google Docs has some handy and easily overlooked options … Continue reading

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Google launches Cloud IoT Core service for enterprises

Google today unveiled a cloud platform service to help organizations collect vital data from billions of Internet of Things devices. The service, Google Cloud IoT Core, is designed to help enterprises, including utilities and transportation agencies, securely connect globally distributed … Continue reading

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Deep dive on AWS vs. Azure vs. Google cloud storage options

One of the most common use cases for public IaaS cloud computing is storage and that’s for good reason: Instead of buying hardware and managing it, users simply upload data to the cloud and pay for how much they put … Continue reading

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Why Google BigQuery excels at BI on big data concurrency

If you’re trying to do business intelligence (BI) on big data and the capability to handle large number of concurrent queries is a key issue for you, Google BigQuery may well be the way to go, according to a new … Continue reading

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Google April Fool’s jokes for 2017 – graded for additional humor

Tech companies like to get into April Fool’s day – those whimsical titans of capitalism – and nobody gets into it in a bigger way than Google, which rolls out a solid handful of gags every year, some of which … Continue reading

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10 ways Google improved its cloud at NEXT

Google cloud is seen by analysts as an up and comer. Company executives will even admit that the past few years Google has not had everything it needs to compete for enterprise customers in the IaaS public cloud market against … Continue reading

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Google offers new ‘Always Free’ cloud tier to attract users

Google is letting its customers get a taste of its cloud for free, without a time-limited trial. The company quietly launched a new “Always Free” tier on Thursday that lets people use small amounts of its public cloud services without … Continue reading

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Google offers new ‘Always Free’ cloud tier to attract users

Google is letting its customers get a taste of its cloud for free, without a time-limited trial. The company quietly launched a new “Always Free” tier on Thursday that lets people use small amounts of its public cloud services without … Continue reading

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AWS, Microsoft, and Google take different paths to the cloud

An outage at Amazon Web Services Tuesday rekindled the debate about whether it is wise to rely too heavily on one cloud service provider. Such snafus are rare for AWS so CIOs worry more about the potential for vendors to … Continue reading

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Snap to pay Google $400M a year for cloud services

Over the next five years, the company behind Snapchat will pay Google at least $ 2 billion in cloud bills. On Thursday, Snap revealed in a filing with the US Securities and Exchange Commission that it signed a five-year contract … Continue reading

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Snap is paying Google $400M a year for cloud services

Over the next five years, the company behind Snapchat will pay Google at least $ 2 billion in cloud bills. On Thursday, Snap revealed in a filing with the US Securities and Exchange Commission that it signed a five-year contract … Continue reading

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Snap is paying Google $400M a year for cloud services

Over the next five years, the company behind Snapchat will pay Google at least US$ 2 billion in cloud bills. On Thursday, Snap revealed in a filing with the US Securities and Exchange Commission that it signed a five-year contract … Continue reading

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Google upgrades G Suite with tools for IT pros

Google today bolstered its G Suite of productivity apps with new controls and tools for IT professionals. G Suite administrators now have more access to control security key enforcement, data control with data loss prevention (DLP) for Google Drive and … Continue reading

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How to find, view, and delete everything the Amazon Echo and Google Home know about you

Has Amazon’s Echo and Google’s Google Home taken up residence in your home? If not, you’re probably at least considering adding one of these digital helpers. They are supremely useful after all, providing assistance with everything from weather forecasts to … Continue reading

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Google Cloud Platform finally offers key management service

Google is finally giving administrators the ability to manage their encryption keys in Google Cloud Platform (GCP) with its Cloud Key Management Service (KMS). Google is the last of the three major cloud providers to provide the key management service, … Continue reading

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IDG Contributor Network: Red Hat brings OpenShift to Google Cloud Platform

Red Hat OpenShift Dedicated is already available on AWS, and its arrival on Google Cloud Platform (GCP) leaves only one major cloud infrastructure provider out: Microsoft Azure. And I am certain Azure will be supported sooner or later. With OpenShift … Continue reading

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Google acquires AWS training vendor Qwiklabs

Google is acquiring Qwiklabs, a company that helps people learn how to use public cloud services to run applications without operating a data center. It’s a helpful move for Google, which is trying to expand the use of its cloud … Continue reading

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Google acquires AWS training vendor Qwiklabs

Google is acquiring Qwiklabs, a company that helps people learn how to use public cloud services to run applications without operating a data center. It’s a helpful move for Google, which is trying to expand the use of its cloud … Continue reading

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Google levels up its cloud machine learning with new services

There’s an arms race among public cloud providers to provide businesses with the best machine learning capabilities. Enterprises are increasingly interested in creating intelligent applications, and companies like Amazon, Microsoft and Google are rushing to help meet their needs. Google … Continue reading

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Google: Cloud won’t require customers to worry about infrastructure

Google infrastructure czar Urs Hölzle is focused on a cloud future where customers don’t think about the infrastructure underlying all of the workloads they’re running. In his view, one of the key advantages of the cloud is that customers can … Continue reading

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How Google, Apple and Microsoft just saved the PC

The long-neglected PC got a massive injection of innovation this week with major announcements from Google, Apple and Microsoft. Each company introduced advancements that users didn’t ask for, didn’t think they wanted and are already complaining about. Why? Because we … Continue reading

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How Google, Apple and Microsoft just saved the PC

The long-neglected PC got a massive injection of innovation this week with major announcements from Google, Apple and Microsoft. Each company introduced advancements that users didn’t ask for, didn’t think they wanted and are already complaining about. Why? Because we … Continue reading

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Google News battles era of spin with fact check label

Google is making it easier to cut through Internet nonsense with a new Google News tag purpose-built for our era of discontent, fake news stories on social media, and flat-out lies. The search giant says you will soon see a … Continue reading

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Google Sheets Explore: A work in progress

Spreadsheet software that will understand natural-language questions about your data is certainly a cool concept. Microsoft Power BI’s cloud service — its analytics platform, not Excel — has offered this capability for a while, but having it percolate down to … Continue reading

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Google Drive gets machine-learning search features

Google this week debuted new search and natural-language-processing (NLP) features in its Drive cloud storage service. The key NLP features, which Google has invested in for many years, will be familiar to Google Search users. The search bar in Drive … Continue reading

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Here’s why Microsoft and Google have the same competitor as a partner

It sounds like the start of a bad joke: executives from Microsoft, Google, Amazon and IBM walk into a conference with one thing in common. But all of those companies are appearing on stage at BoxWorks in San Francisco, in … Continue reading

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Here’s why Microsoft and Google have the same competitor as a partner

It sounds like the start of a bad joke: executives from Microsoft, Google, Amazon and IBM walk into a conference with one thing in common. But all of those companies are appearing on stage at BoxWorks in San Francisco, in … Continue reading

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Google gets API management tools in Apigee deal

Google plans to acquire API management vendor Apigee in a US$ 625 million deal that will give the search giant secure and multilanguage API tools used by companies bringing more and more of their services online. The deal, announced Thursday, … Continue reading

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Google says its databases are enterprise ready

Google is continuing its campaign to entice enterprises to its public cloud platform by rolling out database services stable enough to serve businesses’ production workloads.   To that end, the company announced the general availability of three database-focused products: the … Continue reading

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