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Google News    last updated 03/28/2020 @ 2:10 PM

COVID-19: $800+ million to support small businesses and crisis response (Blogspot)
As the coronavirus outbreak continues to worsen around the world, it’s taking a devastating toll on lives and communities. To help address some of these challenges, today we’re announcing a new $800+....

Keeping our network infrastructure strong amid COVID-19 (Blogspot)
Googles network supports products that people around the world rely on every day, like YouTube, Search, Maps and Gmail. It also connects Google Cloud customers to their employees and users. As the coronavirus....

Identifying vulnerabilities and protecting you from phishing (Blogspot)
Google’s Threat Analysis Group (TAG) works to counter targeted and government-backed hacking against Google and the people who use our products. Following our November update, today we’re sharing the....

Learn from our mobility experts at Android OnAir (Blogspot)
To support Android Enterprise customers with their mobility initiatives, we’ve created a series of webinars at Android OnAir that offer best practices in deploying and managing devices. Each webinar tackles....

Discover podcasts you’ll love with Google Podcasts, now on iOS (Blogspot)
It took me a decade to find the podcasts I love most. When I lived in Chicago, I started downloading podcasts for traffic-filled drives to soccer practice. One that stood out during the ninety-minute....

Five things you (maybe) didn't know about AI (Blogspot)
While there’s plenty of information out there on artificial intelligence, it’s not always easy to distinguish fact from fiction or find explanations that are easy to understand. That’s why we’ve teamed....

Porsche Taylor puts women in the driver's seat (Blogspot)
Porsche Taylor’s first time riding a motorcycle alone could have gone better. “That first ride, I had absolutely nothing on right: My helmet was too big, I didn’t own a jacket. I might have had on some....

Stay updated on travel advisories and airline policies (Blogspot)
As the spread of COVID-19 continues, we’re seeing more searches for travel-related information—like travel advisories and trip cancellation policies—so we’re making some changes this week to help you....

City of Antwerp and Google to digitize 100,000 books (Blogspot)
The world of book publishing today is, in many ways, dignified and highbrow. But it was a different story in the 16th century, about a hundred years after the invention of the printing press. Publishing....

Everything announced at the Google for Games Developer Summit (Blogspot)
Every year, GDC is a moment to celebrate our successes and learn from one another. Although we won’t be gathering in person this year, we’re bringing you the latest updates at our Google for Games Developer....

Grow your games business with a player-first approach (Blogspot)
As an avid gamer, every year I look forward to spending time with developers at GDC to celebrate together and learn from their successes. We are all disappointed that this year's conference was postponed,....

Connecting people with COVID-19 information and resources (Blogspot)
Since the beginning of the year, search interest in COVID-19 has continued to climb around the world. Right now the disease is the largest topic people are looking for globally, surpassing even some of....

Helping educators and students stay connected (Blogspot)
As many educational institutions around the globe are undergoing, extending or planning closures due to COVID-19, half of the world’s student population is unable to attend school. Educators face the....

In Mexico, one Googler gives girls their tümü moment (Blogspot)
When a butterfly comes out of its cocoon, it uses the most fragile part of its body—its wings— to break free. In the Otomi dialect, which is spoken in the central region of Mexico, this magical moment....

Bringing more people online and introducing Camera Go (Blogspot)
There are more than 3.5 billion people who use smartphones, but that’s only 45 percent of the world’s population. We created Android (Go edition) to bring more affordable, high-quality smartphones to....

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Software News    last updated 03/28/2020 @ 2:10 PM

Sanitizing Amazon boxes, taking Uber and getting food properly during the coronavirus pandemic (Fox News)
Suddenly without much preparation, Americans were told to stay home to stop the spread of COVID-19. Remote working was no longer an option just for adventurous millennials. And parents were also asked....

Tech how-to: Pay using your phone at stores instead of your credit card (Fox News)
Think back just a month. It may have seemed obsessive-compulsive to wash your hands after every interaction. Now we know it’s one of the best ways you can protect yourself.

Apple announces new coronavirus app and website (Fox News)
Apple on Friday announced a new COVID-19 app and website to help people stay informed and stay healthy amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Frightening cellphone 'heat map' shows coronavirus' potential spread as spring break revelers went home (Fox News)
Heat maps that show cellphone location data in the U.S. paint a disturbing picture of the potential spread of coronavirus as the country grapples with lockdown meaures and tries to stem the virus' tide.

With coronavirus pandemic affecting its operations, Facebook teaches users how to spot fake news (Fox News)
The tech giant, which had relied on human moderators and artificial intelligence to remove fake news, is giving its more than 2 billion users around the world tips on what to look for. 

Hackers could exploit the shift to working from home, experts say (Fox News)
The enforcement of mandatory work-from-home policies has opened new doors for hackers, according to experts.

Jeff Bezos says Amazon working with WHO in battle against coronavirus pandemic (Fox News)
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos said the e-commerce giant is working directly with the World Health Organization (WHO) in a number of different capacities as the world attempts to tackle the coronavirus pandemic.

Italian engineers help coronavirus patients by harnessing snorkel masks for CPAP machines (Fox News)
Italian engineers create a new design to help coronavirus patients breathe, using snorkel masks.

Couple uses 3D printers to help protect health care workers for free (Fox News)
As healthcare workers across the country confront a shortage of personal protective equipment amid the COVID-19 pandemic, one central New York couple has found a solution: print them.

Navy ships seek to stop missile, drone and surface attacks -- all at once (Fox News)
How would the U.S. Navy stop a massive, coordinated, multi-pronged weapons attack?

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Latest News & Headlines    last updated 03/28/2020 @ 2:10 PM

New Yahoo News/YouGov coronavirus poll: 59 percent of Americans say Trump's Easter timeline is 'too soon' to restart economy (Yahoo News)
A large majority of Americans disagree with President Trump that the nation’s battle against the coronavirus is winding down and that normal economic activity should resume sooner rather than later, according....

In shadow of coronavirus, Congress contemplates 'one of the biggest rule changes in the last century' (Yahoo News)
The pandemic has left multiple members of Congress in quarantine and led to restrictions on movement that could prevent the House from voting.

A Wuhan seafood vendor believed to be one of the first coronavirus patients says 'a lot fewer people would have died' if the Chinese government acted sooner (Business Insider)
Wei Guixian, a 57-year-old seafood vendor in Wuhan, China, was among the first 27 people to be diagnosed with the coronavirus.

S.African police fire rubber bullets at shoppers during lockdown (AFP)
South African police enforcing a coronavirus lockdown on Saturday fired rubber bullets towards hundreds of shoppers queueing outside a supermarket in Johannesburg, an AFP photographer said. Police arrived....

China sends medical aid to Pakistan to combat virus outbreak (Associated Press)
China sent a plane loaded with medical personnel and supplies Saturday to help Pakistan fight the spread of the coronavirus in one of the world's most populous nations. Iran is battling the worst outbreak....

Alabama girl, 4, missing for nearly two days, found safe (NBC News)
Evelyn Vadie Sides and her dog have been reunited with worried loved ones.

Detroit mayor sounds statewide alarm as coronavirus cases surge (Reuters)
A surge in coronavirus cases in Detroit has put Michigan on track to be one of the U.S. states hardest hit by the pandemic, the city's mayor said on Thursday, adding that hospitals were scrambling to....

Coronavirus: The woman behind India's first testing kit (BBC)
With the first made-in-India kits, the country could hugely scale up testing for the coronavirus.

Tycoons Putin Tapped for Russia Virus Aid Won’t Feel Much Pain (Bloomberg)

Trump demands appreciation from governors for coronavirus response (Yahoo News)
President Trump used his daily coronavirus to attack Democratic governors who in his estimation had shown insufficient gratitude for his administration’s response to the pandemic.

273 Americans stuck in Central America flown back to U.S. on ICE deportation flights (USA TODAY)
Americans were brought back on the return legs of three ICE removal flights to Central America, Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials said.

Stay In the Lines With These Neat Science Coloring Pages (Popular Mechanics)

China threatens to strike back after Taiwan deal (Yahoo News Video)
China has denounced a U.S. act that increases American support for Taiwan internationally.

A Connecticut doctor has been charged after authorities said he deliberately coughed on his coworkers (Business Insider)
People across the United States have been arrested and charged in recent days after allegedly violating social distancing measures.

Asia virus latest: People return to China epicentre, security talks off (AFP)
Wuhan the central Chinese city where the coronavirus first emerged last year, partly reopened on Saturday after more than two months of near total isolation for its population of 11 million. A top Asian....

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