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‘Google Fi’ Now Support iPhone and More Android Devices

Google rebrands Project F as ‘Google Fi’, and launches support for iPhone and more Android phones and devices.

Google PageSpeed Insights Tool Now Uses Lighthouse As Analysis Engine, More Tools

Version 5 of Google PageSpeed Insights tools now provides performance metrics analyzed by Lighthouse plus more information.

Google Deploy AI To Identify Child Sexual Abuse Content

A new free software using deep neural networks and AI will help reviewers scan 700% more child sexual abuse material online.

‘Companion Web’ Shows How Internet Evolving – Nokia Updates HERE Apps

Microsoft shows how the world with more devices is adopting Internet. Windows Phone HERE map, navigation apps updates. Improves Windows 8.1 experience.

Google [x] ‘Project Loon’ Balloon-powered Internet Access

Google[x] Project Loon introducing balloon-powered internet access in the Canterbury area of New Zealand.

Google Fiber Coming to Austin, Texas by Mid-2014

Google Fiber connecting homes in Austin by mid-2014. “Customers there will have a similar choice of products as our customers in Kansas City: Gigabit,” Google said.

App Engine 1.7.6 Adds New Billing for Paid Apps; Integrate Voice and SMS with Twilio

App Engine 1.7.6 adds new billing system for paid applications and more. Integrate Voice and SMS with Twilio on Google Cloud Platform. Google Public DNS now support DNSSEC validation.

Google Launches ‘Wonders of the Web’ Explaining How the Internet Works

To explain how the Internet works and how policymakers can put it to use, Google with Coadec, Decoded and the Enso Collaborative launched “Wonders of the Web,” a one-stop-shop, that through a series of videos and text provide a critical understanding of how the Internet functions in day-to-day language.

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42 Historical Collections Added to the Google Cultural Institute – Google for Media Day and Pwnium 2 Announced

Google Cultural Institute now let you discover 42 new online historical exhibitions telling the stories behind major events of the last century, including Apartheid, D-Day and the Holocaust.

“The stories have been put together by 17 partners including museums and cultural foundations who have drawn on their archives of letters, manuscripts, first-hand video …

Turning Internet Sharing (Wi-Fi Tethering) on Lumia 800 or Lumia 710

The latest software update delivered in June to Nokia Lumia 710 and Lumia 800, added among others a new Internet sharing (or Wi-Fi tethering) feature. “Internet sharing will also be appearing in future Lumia smartphones like the Nokia Lumia 920 and Lumia 820,” Nokia said.

Often called as “Wi-Fi tethering,” is a way …

Hangouts in Google Calendar; RIP Google TV Ads; WebP 0.2 Adds Lossless and Transparency Modes

If you are using a Google Calendar and have upgraded to Google+, you can now schedule a face-to-face video chat right from Google Calendar using Google+ Hangouts.

“Users with an active Google+ profile can add a Google+ Hangout to calendar events. Invited guests can join the hangout by clicking on “Join …

Microsoft Password Change Notification Service and Back to School Mobile Safety Guide

Password Change Notification Service synchronizes user passwords across multiple identity stores in an enterprise environment.

“The Microsoft Password Change Notification Service enables synchronization of password changes in Active Directory to Microsoft Identity Integration Server 2003 (MIIS), Identity Lifecycle Manager 2007 (ILM), Forefront Identity Manager 2010 (FIM), Forefront Identity Manager 2010 R2, or the …

Panda v3.9.1 Algorithm Refresh, Aug 19th; 7 Blue Links on SERPs for a Domain; Free & Discounted Wi-Fi at Select U.S. Malls, Airports by Google Offers; Germany Drafts a Copyright Law, Proposes License Fees for Links or Excerpts

In the Google search news 08/22, first up, Google pushed an update to its Panda algorithm on August 19, now versioned at 3.9.1.

This updated affected less than 1% of search queries and is a “minor” Panda refresh.

“Panda data refresh this past Monday. ~1% of queries noticeably affected,” tweeted Google. …

Google Map Maker in Poland and Ukraine; YouTube Video Editor UI & Features Updates; Find JavaScript Memory Leaks with ‘Leak Finder’; Introduces Google Fiber Customer Service

Google Map Maker, that enables people to add to and update the map for locations around the world – today, become available in Ukraine and Poland. With today’s launch, Google Map Maker join the 200 countries and regions already available.

“Whether you want to add a place, provide details for a …

Google Web Fonts Adds Seven New Font Families, Tool to Compare Similar Fonts – U.S. Gov Passed Bipartisan Resolution Opposing Increased International Regulation of the Internet – RISE Awards Expands to 6 Continents, Application for 2013 Opens!

Seven new Fonts families added to Google Web Fonts, along with a new tool to compare similar fonts, and an early access program to get feedback on non-latin scripts in development.

As the number of fonts in Google Web Fonts continues to grow, it’s becoming harder to select the right font from among …