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Google News    last updated 09/20/2020 @ 7:02 PM

Easier access to Search, Chrome and Gmail in iOS 14 (Blogspot)
iOS 14 has launched, and with it comes new features that make it easier to access some of the Google apps you use most often. Starting today, you can add a Google Search Widget to your Home Screen to....

Making data useful for public health (Blogspot)
Researchers around the world have used modelling techniques to find patterns in data and map the spread of COVID-19, in order to combat the disease. Modelling a complex global event is challenging, particularly....

Levelling up gaming on Chromebooks (Blogspot)
In the last few months, we've seen the amount of time people use gaming apps on their Chromebooks nearly triple. So, we’ve worked with our partners to expand our gaming offerings. We’re increasing the....

Powering live events with Ad Manager’s Dynamic Ad Insertion (Blogspot)
In our new reality of live events—whether it’s sports, concerts, or performances—we enjoy the excitement from the comfort and safety of our own homes. Over-the-top (OTT) streaming has become even more....

Helping global publishers accelerate business growth (Blogspot)
Since launching the Google News Initiative in 2018, we’ve worked with news organizations of all sizes as they’ve adapted to the challenges of an increasingly digital world, which has impacted their business....

How we’re helping military spouses find job success (Blogspot)
Having grown up with a Marine veteran father, and then marrying a commissioned Air Force officer, I know firsthand the challenges that spouses and families face when it comes to military life. One month....

Travel to Croatia with Google Arts & Culture (Blogspot)
Croatia the country of a thousand islands, is well known for its spectacular beaches and national parks, and as one of the sunniest places in Europe. But it also has a rich cultural history, with one....

Supporting a greener future in Europe (Blogspot)
This week, Google announced that we’ve eliminated our entire carbon legacy since the company was founded, as well as our most ambitious sustainability goal yet—we aim to operate on 24/7 carbon-free energy....

Zain Masri went from globe-trotting intern to marketing lead (Blogspot)
Welcome to the latest installment of our blog series “My Path to Google.” These are real stories from Googlers, interns, and alumni highlighting how they got to Google, what their roles are like and even....

Build your brand with YouTube: New ways to drive reach and engage your audience at scale (Blogspot)
The digital video boom is here. As people spend more time at home and the need for relevant, fresh content is at an all time high, the shift from linear to digital video is accelerating.On YouTube in....

How sobriety has helped me cope through a pandemic (Blogspot)
I never considered myself an addict until the day I found myself huddled under my covers at four in the afternoon, hungover and wishing my surroundings would disappear. This wasn’t the first time that....

Shop safely and easily from stores in your community (Blogspot)
Convenience and safety are important when you’re deciding how to shop–in fact, we’ve seen Google searches for “curbside pickup” and “safe shopping” increase tenfold in the last few months. And while you....

Grow your brand with new Google Marketing Platform tools (Blogspot)
In the past months, we’ve seen a breakthrough in searches for terms such as "online graduation," “staycation” and “virtual classroom.” As people form new consumption habits, a strong brand is more valuable....

TAG Bulletin: Q3 2020 (Blogspot)
This bulletin includes coordinated influence operation campaigns terminated on our platforms in July of 2020. We will continue to update this bulletin with data from Q3 as it becomes available. It was....

"Buscándole:" Finding ways to help Latino small businesses (Blogspot)
Every day for the past 47 years, my mother-in-law, who my kids and I love to call Nana, wakes up, has her required cup of cafecito and gets ready to go to work. She’s a hairstylist and the owner of Carmen’s....

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Software News    last updated 09/20/2020 @ 7:02 PM

Air Force Reaper drone fires 'air-to-air' missile (Fox News)
The combat-tested Air Force Reaper drone can attack terrorists, destroy enemy tanks and target fixed infrastructure with precision-guided Hellfire missiles.

How to erase your data to remove your life from Google’s grip (Fox News)
I use Google for so many things, from looking things up, handing my email and calendar, video chatting with my team, to peeking in on the Nest cam in my mother's living room

How to delete yourself from people search sites (Fox News)
Face it: What you do online isn’t private. Even if you’re browsing in good ol’ incognito mode, you’re still not anonymous. 

Army pursues new 'Combined Arms Maneuver' warfare attack plan (Fox News)
US Army war planners believe winning a major power war against Russia or China will require an intricate and sophisticated blend of weapons, effects, networking and tactics, creating a need for the....

Ransomware jumps in September as schools become primary target (Fox News)
Schools have become magnets for ransomware.

Army developing 'high-rate-of-fire' breakthrough 1,000-mile range cannon (Fox News)
Army weapons developers stay on course with an ambitious Long Range Cannon science and technology program aimed at engineering a low-cost, high-rate-of-fire 1,000-mile ground cannon.

FBI warns on teenage sextortion as new twists on sex-related scams emerge (Fox News)
The FBI this week warned about recent incidents in Arizona involving an adult coercing teenagers into producing sexual content, as new twists on sextortion scams come to light.

Apple unveils Fitness+ app (Fox News)
Apple on Tuesday unveiled its Fitness+ app, which will be available to users before the end of 2020.

New F-35-dropped Air Force bomb tracks and destroys targets from 40 miles (Fox News)
The Stormbreaker" weapon is slated to operate on the F-35 by 2023.

Apple unveils new Watch Series 6, Apple Watch SE, and new iPad Air (Fox News)
Apple has unveiled its new Apple Watch Series 6, Apple Watch SE and a new iPad Air at an event at the tech giant’s headquarters in Cupertino, Calif.

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Latest Headlines    last updated 09/20/2020 @ 7:02 PM

3 Biotech Stocks Poised For Massive Future Growth (Insider Monkey)
The biotech sector has received a lot of attention and hype lately because of the COVID-19 pandemic. The outbreak has highlighted the importance of science in advancing the course of humanity. Investors....

Moderna Reveals Efficacy Criteria For Key Covid-19 Vaccine Trials (SmarterAnalyst)
Moderna MRNA) has taken the rare step of publishing the clinical protocols for its late-stage Covid-19 vaccine trials. The company also announced that it is planning to produce roughly 20M doses of its....

Tesla Stock Up On Price Target Increase For China Demand (Insider Monkey)
Demand for Tesla‘s vehicles in China has been a key part of the story for its stock. Now one analyst has increased his price target, saying he believes Tesla’s production and demand trajectory in China”....

FedEx Or UPS: Which Stock Is Poised To Deliver Better Returns? (SmarterAnalyst)
The pandemic-led slowdown in several businesses was expected to severely drag down FedEx and United Parcel due to lower B2B (business-to-business) shipments. But social distancing restrictions and the....

Kroger fired Arkansas workers who refused to wear LGBT logo, lawsuit says (Fox Business)

Roku Inks NBCUniversal Deal For Peacock App, Ending Dispute (SmarterAnalyst)
Streaming player Roku has reached a deal with media giant Comcast’s NBCUniversal to give Roku users access to the Peacock app. In addition, Roku and NBCUniversal have renewed their agreement to keep 46....

Cramer Shares His Thoughts On Plug Power, Zebra Technologies And More (Benzinga)
On CNBC39;s "Mad Money Lightning Round," Jim Cramer said to a viewer that he can own 3D Systems Corp. (NYSE: DDD), but he thinks it ain't going to make more than a dollar or two.There....

Lowe`s (Insider Monkey)
Shares of Lowe`s Companies Inc (NYSE: LOW) and Home Depot Inc (NYSE: HD) have been performing well since March when the Covid-19 pandemic started picking up the pace in North America as well as around....

DocuSign Bounce Could Offer Short-Term Profits (FX Empire)
The Nasdaq-100 component has plunged more than 100 points after nearly quadrupling in price.

Trump, Biden React to the Death of Ruth Bader Ginsburg (WSJ)
President Trump and Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden comment on the death of Justice Ginsburg. Photo: Tom Brenner/Reuters, Drew Angerer/Getty Images

Netflix cancellations surge 'materially' in the wake of 'Cuties' controversy, data shows (Yahoo Finance)
Netflix is facing serious backlash following the release of the French coming-of-age film “Cuties” — and new data suggests it could be leading to cancellations on the platform.

Oracle to Take 12.5% Stake in TikTok Global, Walmart to Get 7.5% (Variety)
[UPDATE: The Trump administration delayed the download ban on TikTok in the U.S. by one week, pushing it to Sept. 27.] Oracle said it will take a 12.5% stake in the new TikTok Global, a U.S.-based entity....

Don’t Go Bargain Hunting on Boeing Stock Quite Yet, Says 5-Star Analyst (TipRanks)
Boeing BA) is once again in the headlines. A congressional report released on Wednesday has blamed BA along with the FAA (Federal Aviation Administration) for the design flaws behind the two fatal crashes....

What To Expect At Tesla’s Upcoming Battery Day (Insider Monkey)
Tesla TSLA) is planning its battery day for Sept. 22, and analysts and investors are looking forward to hearing what new developments the company has on it. The big topic of conversation lately has been....

US Steel Up 5% As 3Q Outlook Reflects Improved Business (SmarterAnalyst)
Shares of United States Steel rose 4.9% on Sept. 18 as the company announced a better-than-anticipated outlook for the third quarter backed by improved business in recent months.United States Steel (X)....

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