Monthly Archives for July 2014

Google Analytics arrives on the small screen with iPhone app

If you rely on Google Analytics (GA) to monitor the performance of your website, your life just got a little easier thanks to a new mobile app for iOS (free, App Store) and Android (free, Play Store).

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Google Might Have Accidentally Leaked the Locations of Sensitive Military Bases in India

The government of India is not happy with Google. The Central Bureau of Investigation, India’s equivalent of the FBI, has begun investigating the California company after a mapping contest sponsored by Google allegedly revealed the locations of sensitive military installations, Press Trust of India reported.

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Google’s Android Has a Fake-ID Problem

Google’s (GOOG) Android operating system has a security flaw that could allow hackers to impersonate trusted applications and potentially hijack your phone or tablet, according to research released today.

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Google begins rolling out icon-driven Google Drive interface

For years, Google’s online apps have been dominated by a minimalist, text-driven interface. For Google Drive, at least, that’s no longer the case. Google appears to have begun rolling out a more vibrant, icon-driven interface to its Google Drive Web interface, replacing its list of filenames with a more visaul aspect that shows off the […]

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Where to Start to Fix Your Local Listing in Google

In June Google launched “Google My Business,” a slick new tool to help small business owners and managers manage their business’s local listing on various Google properties. The tool helps you manage your Google business listing on Google+. However, if you’re not familiar with this new tool, you might still need some help on how […]

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Why Google’s Waze Is Trading User Data With Local Governments

In Rio de Janeiro most eyes are on the final, nail-biting matches of the World Cup. Over in the command center of the city’s department of transport though, they’re on a different set of screens altogether. Planners there are watching the aggregated data feeds of thousands of smartphones being walked or driven around a city, […]

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Google launches Android smartwatches from Samsung, LG

Just about everything from Internet TV to wearable technology is a battle between Apple and Google. And being first to strike on a product, doesn’t necessarily mean you’ve won the war. When it comes to smart wearable devices or wearables, Google is hoping to get the jump on Apple. The portal began offering two new […]

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How Google Map Hackers Can Destroy a Business at Will

Washington DC-area residents with a hankering for lion meat lost a valuable source of the (yes, legal) delicacy last year when a restaurant called the Serbian Crown closed its doors after nearly 40 years in the same location. The northern Virginia eatery served French and Russian cuisine in a richly appointed dining room thick with […]

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Google Co-Founder Says People Shouldn’t Have to Work So Much

It sounds like a dream: Work part-time while maintaining the same standard of living. Google co-founder Larry Page thinks it should be a reality for everyone. The tech titan and his co-founder, Sergey Brin, sat down for a rare joint interview that was moderated by fellow billionaire, Vinod Khosta, and posted to YouTube.

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YouTube says slow buffering is down to your ISP

YouTube points the finger at ISPs YouTube have effectively begun a name-and-shame campaign against internet service providers (ISPs) they claim are responsible for inadequate playback and noticeable buffering difficulties.

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