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Don’t look for Google to make big, quick changes after Alphabet pronouncement

The declaration Monday that saw Google reorganize under the banner of new holding company Alphabet was Big News, we all seem to agree, but it’s much less clear exactly what kind of Big News it is.

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Will stock, hiring surge at a more transparent Google?

Google's restructuring could finally deliver to Wall Street something it's been after for years: more insight into what the company is up to.

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Google restructuring could rein in business 'chaos'

With the restructuring of its business announced, Google may be trying to gain control over the chaos that its myriad of projects and new business ventures has created.

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How Microsoft and Google cloud tools make IT more productive

The more technology IT organizations run in the cloud, the less likely they are to waste time on menial tasks, according to a recent report. Popular tools like Google for Work and Office 365 cloud tools can also help position IT pros...

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Google puts the screws to sneaky Chrome add-on installs

Google plans to squash Chrome add-ons installed from websites if the extensions deploy what it called "deceptive tactics" to dupe its browser's users.

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Why Google’s enterprise pitch is a confusing mess

Google has allowed a branding and marketing mess to fester around its enterprise business for far too long. The company needs a unifying message that can explain Google for Work to prospective customers in a more cohesive fashion.

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Google search tweak helps you avoid long lines at local shops

Got a hankering for coffee but can't stand the thought of waiting in line? Google search on mobile can help you figure out if that's likely to happen.

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Google Drive phishing is back -- with obfuscation

If you have a Google account and a stranger sends you a link to a document on Google Drive, think twice before clicking -- it could be a phishing scam designed to harvest your Google credentials

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Google: Users still aren’t getting message about online security

Google researchers say that experts and non-experts go about protecting their digital privacy in very different ways, according to survey results they plan to present at the upcoming Symposium on Usable Privacy and Security.

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Dogs and cats, living together: Google Drive comes to Office

No service is a standalone service any more. Even Google Drive is being connected to Microsoft Office.

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Google tests $2 custom Gmail addresses

Gmail users who want more professional and unique email addresses now have a new low-cost option, thanks to the 'Gmail at work' service, which offers custom addresses. But is it really a good deal?

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How to get started with Cardboard, Google's DIY virtual reality headset

Want to strap your smartphone to your face? It's cheap and relatively easy.

Google opens its cloud to Microsoft workloads

Google Cloud Platform now supports Windows virtual machine images.

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Is it Google's job to fix society?

Why does everyone want a search engine company to correct what's wrong with humanity?

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Inside Google’s Advanced Technology and Projects group

Using the playbook she brought from Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, Regina Dugan drives rapid technology innovation at Google’s ATAP group.

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An IT view of Google Docs vs. Microsoft Word Online

Google Docs and Microsoft Word Online are more similar than ever, so total cost of ownership, training and support may be more important considerations for CIOs and IT managers than feature sets.

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Google Maps' Street View ascends 3,000 feet to the top of El Capitan

Google is looking up, way up with its latest addition to Street View, Yosemite National Park's El Capitan.

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Office 365 vs. Google for Work: A cloud comparison for small businesses

Microsoft and Google offer low-cost cloud tools for small- and medium-size businesses, but each of their offerings has unique strengths and weaknesses. Here's a high-level comparison of Office 365 and Google for Work, specifically for...

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