Google Faces $5 Billion Lawsuit In U.S For Invading Users' Privacy
Google was sued on Tuesday in a proposed action accusing the internet search company of illegally invading the privacy of millions of users by tracking their internet use through browsers set in private mode. According to the complaint: Through its pervasive data tracking business, Google knows who your friends are, what your hobbies are, what…
Google boosts Maps with Plus Codes
While most people take having a fixed, physical address for granted, two billion people across the globe either don’t have an address or have one that is hard to locate.
Google Celebrates Zimbabwe's Culture Week With Doodle Of The Mbira
Google is celebrating Zimbabwe's Culture Week with an interactive doodle of the Mbira, a musical instrument traditional to the Shona people as today marks the beginning of the Culture Week. The game starts by telling the story of a young girl who watched an mbira being played and fell in love with it. She learnt…
Google And Facebook To Extend Work From Home Plan Till 2021
Google and Facebook have announced plans to reopen their offices soon but are allowing more home working flexibility. Google originally said it would keep its work from home policy until 1 June but is extending it for seven more months. Facebook said it would reopen its offices on 6 July as coronavirus lockdowns are gradually…
Google, Facebook extend work-from-home plans
Google and Facebook have told most employees to keep working from home for the rest of the year as part of a response by the tech giants to the deadly coronavirus pandemic.
“Maintaining organisational effectiveness in challenging times”
Organisational effectiveness is an organisation’s capacity to produce desired results with a minimum expenditure of energy, time, money, human and material resources. In less turbulent circumstances, the measure of an organisation’s effectiveness is typically expressed by growth, impact, profit margins, stakeholder and customer satisfaction levels. However, in challenging times like the COVID-19 global pandemic and…
Google parent Alphabet sees growth despite pandemic; shares jump
Google parent Alphabet on Tuesday outshined dim earnings expectations, showing higher revenue and profits despite a coronavirus-induced slowdown in its core digital advertising operations in March.
COVID-19 Lockdown: Google Launches Doodle Games To 'Help Kill Boredom'
Google has launched a throwback doodle series which will take you back to some of the popular Google Doodle games. This series, just like the previous one, will continue for two weeks starting today, Monday, April 27, and will cover over 10 new series of Doodles. It serves as a good way to help kill…
In U-turn, Germany backs Google and Apple on virus app
The German government on Sunday switched to backing a coronavirus-tracing app using technology supported by Google and Apple, ditching a German-led alternative that had come under fire over privacy concerns.
Google to verify all advertisers, and their location
Google said Thursday it would expand its program of verification of advertisers on its platform as part of an effort to weed out fraud and "bad actors."