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Google is gunning for faster hardware, whether or not you see it

Google is gunning for faster hardware, whether or not you see it

Google is pushing harder on silicon investment and scaling down from what it can do with motherboards to focusing on systems-on-chips. Leading that effort will be Uri Frank who joins the company after two decades of custom chip design engineering and as an executive at Intel.

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Google's uncertainty over October Cloud conference means in-person I/O probably isn't happening

Google's uncertainty over October Cloud conference means in-person I/O probably isn't happening

The COVID-19 pandemic isn't over, even though a lot of people are pretending it is. But in October it might be, at least in a lot of places, thanks to rapid vaccine deployment. Google doesn't know whether travel will be safe by then, so it's hedging its bets with the Cloud Next '21 conference. It's definitely happening, but whether it will be in person or online is still up in the air.

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Ford commits to build Android into its vehicles starting in 2023

Ford commits to build Android into its vehicles starting in 2023

Ford and Google have agreed to place Android into the automaker's vehicles starting in 2023. The partnership will also establish Google Cloud as Ford's preferred cloud service provider and establish a co-operative skunkworks team to improve consumer technology in vehicles.

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Alphabet Q2 revenues flat year-over-year as its businesses heal from coronavirus nadir

Alphabet Q2 revenues flat year-over-year as its businesses heal from coronavirus nadir

The financial casualties of coronavirus pandemic have been revealed across the companies of Alphabet as the group recorded a 30% tumble in net income in the second quarter compare with the same period the previous year. Still, with as many diverse holdings as it has, things aren't as bad for Google's parent company as they seem — at least for the time being.

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Google Cloud Next turns into digital-only conference amidst coronavirus concerns

Google Cloud Next turns into digital-only conference amidst coronavirus concerns

One by one, major conferences and events have been postponed or cancelled in response to the spread of COVID-19, widely referred to simply by the name: Coronavirus. Most major cancellations were occurring for events scheduled in February and March, but it was inevitable organizers would have to begin dealing with events further out on the calendar. The latest name to get his is Google Cloud Next, an event focused on building software using Google services and other web technologies. However, instead of cancelling the event, Google Cloud is turning it into a virtual conference.

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[Update: Full report] Google is in the midst of a massive outage affecting Gmail, Drive, and some third-party services

[Update: Full report] Google is in the midst of a massive outage affecting Gmail, Drive, and some third-party services

In the last few hours there have been widespread reports of outages related to several Google services including Gmail, Drive, Nest, Analytics, and Calendar. In fact, almost all of Google's services suite is potentially affected according to the current statuses listed on the G Suite Status Dashboard. The issue appears to be regional, however, with anecdotal reports indicating not everyone is affected.

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[Update: Fixed, APK Download] The Google Admin app is completely broken for many right now, and has been for weeks

[Update: Fixed, APK Download] The Google Admin app is completely broken for many right now, and has been for weeks

Based on recent reports, as well as our own experiences here at Android Police, Google has broken its Google Admin app for G Suite administrators. Reports of the outage in angry Play Store reviews go back around two weeks, and at the time of writing, the G Suite Status Dashboard makes no mention of this ongoing problem.

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Dropbox will let you edit your files in Google Docs, Sheets, and Slides soon

Dropbox will let you edit your files in Google Docs, Sheets, and Slides soon

Dropbox is allowing some of its enterprise customers to edit text, spreadsheet and presentation files in Google Docs, Sheets, and Slides straight from its cloud storage platforms. The new functionality, first announced last year, is being tested in an open beta program.

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BlackBerry, IBM, Microsoft, and others join Android Enterprise Recommended initiative

BlackBerry, IBM, Microsoft, and others join Android Enterprise Recommended initiative

About a year ago, Google announced the Android Enterprise Recommended program. It includes a list of Android devices that are ideal for business use and comply with certain guidelines (running a recent version of Android, supporting zero-touch enrollment, etc.). For companies looking to deploy a large number of phones, Google also now has a set of recommended Enterprise Mobility Management providers.

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Google reportedly in talks with Tencent and other companies to bring Cloud to China

Google reportedly in talks with Tencent and other companies to bring Cloud to China

Rumors of Google's attempted return to China have been around for years, but things really started getting going within the past few days. To be specific, there have been reports that Google is working on censored versions of its Search and News apps. We're now hearing that Google is in talks with Tencent, Inspur, and some other Chinese companies to introduce its Cloud service to the Chinese market.

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