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Google enhances security for govt officials, political activists & journalists

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Published time: 17 Oct, 2017 19:47 The giant search engine has introduced a set of its “strongest defense” features, designed to protect the Google accounts of users most vulnerable to hacking attacks, such as journalists, business leaders and political campaign teams. On Tuesday, Google Inc. announced the launch of the “Advanced Protection Program,” tailored specifically Read More

'It’s probably intentional': Tech expert to RT on Google smart speaker’s eavesdropping glitch

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A Google Home Mini feature which allowed the smart speaker to secretly record conversations was probably intentional, technology entrepreneur Chris Kitze told RT, adding that such security problems are happening “all the time” with tech giants. “It’s always possible that the company did miss this, but it’s unlikely,” Kitze, who specializes in financial and internet Read More

‘Google and YouTube now shape the news cycle around the world’

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Published time: 12 Oct, 2017 17:12 Edited time: 12 Oct, 2017 17:21 What happens in the mainstream press is echoed across news platforms like Google and Facebook. Young decision makers come out of academia, that’s been molding minds for years to think in ways that please MSM editors, political analyst Charles Ortel told RT. Potential Read More

Target deepens partnership with Google through Google Express expansion, voice-activated shopping, 2018 Target REDcard payment option

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Oct 12 (Reuters) – Target: * Target deepens partnership with Google through Google Express expansion, voice-activated shopping and 2018 Target REDcard payment option * Target says plans to make Target redcard debit or credit card available as an option for Google Express shoppers * Target says users can also shop Target and all other Google Read More

'Google to buy Apple': Dow Jones newswires apologize for bizarre fake news

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Published time: 10 Oct, 2017 19:31 Dow Jones Newswires published multiple fake headlines shortly after markets opened Tuesday morning, sparking fears it had been hacked. Headlines published Tuesday morning included: “DJ UPDATE: Google, Apple Join to Create Tech Giant,” “DJ Google to buy Apple for $9 billion,” “DJ Google Says Yay” and “DJ Google Says Read More

Google uncovered Russian Federation-backed ads on YouTube, Gmail : source

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Google has discovered Russian operatives spent tens of thousands of dollars on ads on its YouTube, Gmail and Google Search products in an effort to meddle in the 2016 U.S. presidential election, a person briefed on the company’s probe told Reuters on Monday. The ads do not appear to be from the Read More

UPDATE 5-Google uncovered Russian Federation-backed ads on YouTube, Gmail -source

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Google has discovered Russian operatives spent tens of thousands of dollars on ads on its YouTube, Gmail and Google Search products in an effort to meddle in the 2016 U.S. presidential election, a person briefed on the company’s probe told Reuters on Monday. The ads do not appear to be from the Read More

Google 'uncovers Russian Federation-linked ads' before US vote

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Google has reportedly discovered evidence that Russian Federation used its platforms in a bid to influence the 2016 US presidential election. According to the Washington Post, the tech giant found that Russian operatives spent tens of thousands of dollars on ads on YouTube, Gmail, the Google search engine and other products. The operation could point Read More

UPDATE 3-Google uncovered Russian Federation-backed ads on YouTube, Gmail, source says

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Google has discovered Russian operatives spent tens of thousands of dollars on ads on its YouTube, Gmail and Google Search products in an effort to meddle in the 2016 U.S. presidential election, a person briefed on the company’s probe told Reuters on Monday. The ads do not appear to be from the Read More

Google uncovered Russian Federation-backed ads on YouTube, Gmail, source says

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Google has discovered Russian operatives spent tens of thousands of dollars on ads on its YouTube, Gmail and Google Search products in an effort to meddle in the 2016 U.S. presidential election, a person briefed on the company’s probe told Reuters on Monday. The ads do not appear to be from the Read More