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Google News    last updated 04/11/2021 @ 8:59 PM

Take a look at these pandemic pastimes (Blogspot)
Ive never spent as much time at home as I have in the last year. Of course, I'm not the only one. Over the past year or so of quarantine, I've found myself searching for new things to do. I searched....

News Brief: March updates from the Google News Initiative (Blogspot)
Three years ago we created the Google News Initiative to build a stronger future for news. The upheaval of the last year has accelerated the demand for journalism, as well as the need for news businesses....

Privacy-first web advertising: a measurement update (Blogspot)
In January, we shared how Google’s advertising teams have been evaluating the proposals in Chrome’s Privacy Sandbox, an open-source initiative to replace third-party cookies with viable privacy-first....

The U.S. and Europe should launch a trade and technology council (Blogspot)
Two decades ago, countries saw global trade in technology goods and services as an on-ramp to the economy of the 21st century. International agreements to eliminate barriers to trade in technology goods....

Cloud Covered: What was new in March on Google Cloud (Blogspot)
Spring brings new growth and possibilities, and with COVID-19 vaccinations underway, this spring feels even more hopeful than usual. In the spirit of spring, the most popular Google Cloud blog posts from....

Ikumi Kobayashi on taking inclusion seriously (Blogspot)
Welcome to the latest edition of “My Path to Google,” where we talk to Googlers, interns and alumni about how they got to Google, what their roles are like and even some tips on how to prepare for interviews.Today’s....

Seeking aspiring designers looking to Change The Game (Blogspot)
Though women are playing mobile games at record numbers and make up 45% of gamers, they are heavily underrepresented in the gaming industry and as protagonists in video games. At Google Play, we have....

Experiment with AR and VR made for the web (Blogspot)
Augmented and virtual reality are opening up the possibilities of how we interact with the world and information around us. WebXR brings together AR and VR on the web to make them more convenient and....

Video experiments boost creative performance on YouTube (Blogspot)
Experimentation should be a critical part of any successful marketing strategy. Relying on proven results is how leading marketers stay agile in dynamic markets, craft more effective campaigns at scale....

Arts and culture activities for your health and wellbeing (Blogspot)
Our collective health and wellbeing has taken center stage as the world continues to grapple with the COVID-19 pandemic.  While extraordinary advances in science have delivered vaccines and new hope,....

Advancing mobile app inventory quality with app reviews (Blogspot)
To help create a clean and safe ads ecosystem for both developers and advertisers, we’re introducing a new app review process across AdMob and Ad Manager. The process will help enhance the mobile app....

Local is now digital: Understanding the new local shopper (Blogspot)
COVID19 has fundamentally changed how consumers shop worldwide; they rely more on the Internet to research and discover products to buy. For example, search interest for products like the "best exercise....

A closer look at the new Nest Hub’s design details (Blogspot)
For the Nest Industrial Design team, details matter. Working on the new Nest Hub was no exception. "When we approached the design of the new Nest Hub, we wanted to give the product a lighter, more effortless....

How we’re working with governments on climate goals (Blogspot)
When it comes to sustainability, we have a responsibility to work together — across governments, businesses and communities — and take action now. As the former Federal Chief Sustainability Officer for....

Stadia Savepoint: March updates (Blogspot)
It’s time for another update to our Stadia Savepoint series, recapping the new games, features and changes for Stadia.In March, players took to the pitch in FIFA 21 and explored an open-world of a bizarre,....

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Technology News    last updated 04/11/2021 @ 8:59 PM

Google sees new trick in renewed North Korea cyber attacks (Fox News)
North Korean hackers seek to build credibility by targeting legitimate researchers.

Quick privacy fixes: 3 changes to make ASAP before it’s too late (Fox News)
There are countless hackers, data-hungry companies, developers, advertisers, and snoops on the hunt for your information.

5 new Windows 10 tricks you’ll wish you knew before now (Fox News)
These clever tricks will help keep your computer fast and uncluttered.

American 'woke' companies blamed for fueling China's rise, Paypal co-founder says (Fox News)
Paypal co-founder and Facebook board member Peter Thiel spared no punches in who he cites for helping China's rapid economic and military expansion. He says that U.S. technology companies bear some of....

How to get rid of all the junk in your Windows 10 Start menu (Fox News)
The Start menu is a Windows mainstay, introduced with Windows 95.

Car warranty robocalls: Here’s why you get so many (Fox News)
While your car's warranty might have expired, these calls are deceptive and illegal.

Fake vaccines, certificates being sold on darknet: Report (Fox News)
The darknet has seen a 300% spike in ads for fake vaccines in the last three months, according to an IT security firm.

How to see everything Google tracks about you and erase it (Fox News)
Imagine for a minute your entire search history was open for everyone to see.

Try this super useful iPhone trick you’re not using yet (Fox News)
This powerful iPhone feature is one that you can customize to your heart’s content.

Scalise blasts Big Tech, social media execs over censorship: 'These aren't mistakes' (Fox News)
House Minority Whip Steve Scalise slammed social media executives, including Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey, for censorship "mistakes" and "abuses", primarily against conservative accounts.

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Latest Headlines    last updated 04/11/2021 @ 8:59 PM

How a Georgia pastor practiced what he preached by accepting LGBTQ members into his Southern Baptist church (CNN)
During his Easter sermon last weekend, Pastor Jim Conrad preached a message of love and acceptance from the pulpit of his church.

Boston's mayor sees a mandate for racial equity in post-Covid era (CNN)
For 200 years, Boston has been led by an unbroken string of White men -- until now. Kim Janey, a Black woman who traces her roots in the city back generations, and even further to ancestors who fled slavery....

Arkansas' GOP governor says Trump's attacks on party leaders are 'divisive' and 'not helpful' (CNN)
Arkansas Republican governor on Sunday knocked former President Donald Trump's recent attacks on top party leaders as "divisive" and unhelpful for elected GOP officials around the country. ....

I-75 bridge is a reminder of the hurdle Biden faces as infrastructure negotiations begin (CNN)
The Brent Spence Bridge, which spans the Ohio River, has long been a political football and a symbol of government dysfunction.

'Existential threat': Republicans calling for the GOP to reject QAnon conspiracy theories (CNN)
Republican Rep. Peter Meijer has a warning for his party: He fears baseless conspiracy theories like QAnon will destroy the GOP from within if Republicans don't decisively and unequivocally condemn the....

Supreme Court blocks Covid restriction on religious activities in 5-4 vote (CNN)
The Supreme Court by a 5-4 vote on Friday blocked another state Covid-19 restriction on religious services, with another late-night order, over protests from California officials that the limits affecting....

Texas GOP chairman Allen West falsely says Texas could secede from the US: 'We could go back to being our own Republic' (CNN)
Texas Republican Party chairman Allen West falsely suggested that Texas could secede from the United States and become an independent country, a CNN KFile review of his comments in recent months shows. ....

Jeff Bezos endorsed higher corporate tax rates. But it won't cost him much (CNN)
A year ago, Joe Biden, then the presumptive Democratic nominee for president, was picking a fight with Amazon over how little it paid Uncle Sam. Now Biden is president, and Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos is on....

Saks Fifth Avenue to stop selling animal fur products (CNN)
Saks Fifth Avenue says it will stop selling animal fur products by the end of the 2022 fiscal year both online and in stores.

Inside the cottage industry popping up around SpaceX (CNN)
For a few hours one recent Saturday, Jack Beyer stood on the roof of his Land Rover, watching as SpaceX employees toiled under a 160-foot-tall silver rocket prototype that towered like an otherworldly....

Pre-market movers (CNN)

City issues 7-day removal notices to homeless camps (CNN)

Man finds hidden cemetery next to his home (CNN)

Massive hail causes widespread damage (CNN)

Workers recover body during search (CNN)

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