Google Cloud announces BigQuery Omni multicloud analytics solution

The platform allows users to directly access data across Google Cloud, AWS and Azure without having to move or copy datasets. Image: Google Cloud Google Cloud unveiled BigQuery Omni during its virtual Google Cloud Next ’20 event on Tuesday. The multicloud analytics solution allows consumers to use BigQuery across data stored in Google Cloud, Amazon […]

New Google Cloud tech gives users control of data confidentiality

Confidential computing encrypts data in use as it’s being processed and keeps that data encrypted in memory and elsewhere outside the CPU. Image: Dongyu Xu / Getty Images Google Cloud just launched a new technology that encrypts data while it’s being processed: Confidential computing, which also keeps data encrypted in memory, as well as outside […]

Google Cloud unveils new features to enhance security and compliance for sensitive data

Confidential VMs and Assured Workloads for Government are both designed for highly regulated and security-sensitive industries. Image: Dongyu Xu / Getty Images Google Cloud is introducing two new capabilities aimed at organizations struggling to ensure the security and regulatory compliance of data stored in the cloud. Announced on Tuesday, the two features are Confidential VMs […]

Google, YouTube, NASA, Nokia, NFL among hosts for virtual Job Shadow Week

Experts from 17 companies will help teens explore career areas of interest, as well as introductions to new jobs, during the K12 organized event, from July 13-17. Traditionally, job “shadowing” was an opportunity—for a new hire, prospective employee, potential intern, or even curious student—to observe, follow, or “shadow” an established staffer to understand their daily […]

Joker billing fraud malware eluded Google Play security to infect Android devices

A new variant targeted Android users to subscribe them to premium services without their consent, according to Check Point Research. iStock/Jirsak Google sometimes has a tough time keeping malware out of its mobile app store. Though the company employs Google Play Protect to scan and vet apps that contain malware, savvy cybercriminals can devise ways […]

How to use the Android 10 Google Pixel Styles feature

Android 10 on the Google Pixel phone includes a feature that allows you to customize the style of the UI. Learn how to use this tool that could end up being available on all Android 11 phones. Image: Sarah Tew/CNET Although Android 11 is on the horizon, Android 10 still has plenty of features to […]

How to collaborate with Google Keep notes

If you’re looking for a simple collaboration tool, you might find Google Keep is the bare-minimum you’ve been after. There are so many ways to collaborate. You could dive right into the deep end with Microsoft Teams or Slack , you can deploy a full-blown on-premises cloud server with Nextcloud, or you could roll your […]

SMB study finds Google Cloud increases productivity and lowers IT costs

Interviews with nine companies examined the impact on revenue as well as how long it took to recoup the investment in the cloud platform. IDC interviewed nine small- and medium-sized companies using Google Cloud Platform to understand how the cloud provider influences business agility, efficiency, and productivity.  Image: IDC Developers, analysts, and IT teams are […]

How to change the resolution in Google Meet

If you prefer your video conference meetings to look good, Google Meet has you covered. With a couple of clicks, you can improve the send and receive resolution. Jack Wallen shows you how. By now, you’ve realized that video conferencing has become the new norm. In fact, you’re probably holding various types of remote meetings […]