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Google is an Internet Search company with profits mainly derived from its AdWords advertising program. Google is also known for other high-profile web-related products such as Chrome, GMail, Google Docs or Google Map, and it has also made a very successful entry into the mobile handset market with its Android mobile operating system. The company was created in 1998 and went public in 2004. Google is one of the most visited site in the world.

Google Maps Will Now Show Which Restaurants Offer Home Deliveries
With governments around the world advising people to stay at home to help curb the spread of the coronavirus, it means that going out to eat will no longer be possible. However, thankfully food delivery services still exist, and even restaurants that do not typically offer deliveries are starting to do so.

Microsoft Edge Is Now The Second Most Popular Browser In The World
Microsoft’s Internet Explorer was the butt of many jokes back in the day, but to Microsoft’s credit, they did improve on the browser over the years, although unfortunately, it never did quite manage to shake its poor reputation. This is why Microsoft introduced a new browser called Edge with Windows 10.

Spotify Was The Largest Music Streaming Service For 2019
When it comes to music streaming services, it’s no secret that Spotify is still pretty much leading the way. Now according to the latest figures from Counterpoint Research, it seems that Spotify is still pretty much holding onto its position as based on the data, Spotify remained as 2019’s largest music streaming service.

Google Fi Temporarily Increases Data Cap For All Users
To help people stay connected during this time of crisis, Google has announced that they will be temporarily increasing the data cap for its customers using its Google Fi service. The new data cap will now set at 30GB which is essentially double what Google Fi typically offers, and this will be applicable to all customers.

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Google’s AI Can Transform Your Photos Into The Style Of Famous Artists
Each artist has their own distinct style. This is what makes art in general unique, although in the art world, there are certain styles that seem to be more popular than others. Of course, not all of us are able to mimic the styles of another artist, but Google wants to help with a new feature they’re introducing in its Arts & Culture app.

Google Releases Mobile Location Data To Show Who’s Complying With Stay-At-Home Orders
Right now, governments around the world have implemented stay-at-home orders. These orders vary in degrees where for some, it is a complete lockdown, while others still allow some movement for essential services and to make grocery runs. However, despite these measures, there are still individuals out there who aren’t taking this seriously.

Google Reassures Its Services Can Handle The Influx Of Internet Traffic
With more people staying home to work and study, internet services have become more essential than ever. The other day, some of Google’s services suffered a brief outage, leading some to question if Google’s servers are equipped to handle the influx of internet traffic now that more people are stuck at home due to the coronavirus outbreak.

Google Pledges Over $800 Million In The Fight Against The COVID-19 Virus
The world’s economy is currently struggling as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. This is because due to how fast the virus spreads, many businesses have been forced to suspend their operations until the outbreak can get under control. For smaller businesses that do not have a large cashflow, it means that they could very well go out of business.

Google Takes A More Sobre Approach In 2020, Will Skip April Fool’s Joke This Year
The world is currently facing an unprecedented crisis with the coronavirus outbreak. Many people are currently sick and dying, and as a result of people being forced to isolate themselves, some businesses have shut down or temporarily suspended their operations. Some people have even lost their jobs.

Google Maps Listings Now Have A ‘Temporarily Closed’ Option
Due to the fact that the spread of the coronavirus doesn’t seem to be abating anytime soon, this means that many businesses that are deemed non-essential are being forced to change the way they operate. For some, this means temporarily suspending their operations for the time-being.

Google I/O 2020 Has Been Completely Cancelled
As the coronavirus outbreak worsens, companies have been cancelling their events that involve large gatherings. Earlier this month, Google announced that they too will be cancelling Google I/O 2020, or at least the physical version of the event. However, the company also hinted that they would be looking at ways to maybe host the event digitally and online.

Using CarPlay Might Be More Dangerous Than Texting While Driving
We all know that texting while driving is incredibly dangerous and there have been numerous accidents reported in the past that have proven that. However, it seems that using platforms like CarPlay or Android Auto could actually be more dangerous than that. This is according to a recent study conducted by RoadSmart which suggested that these services might actually be more dangerous.

Google Introduces New ‘Works With Chromebook’ Badge For Accessories
When you buy an accessory for a computer, typically on the box it shows symbols or icons that says that it is compatible with Windows or Mac computers. However, Google’s Chrome OS doesn’t get much love on that front, and while there are certain peripherals and accessories that work with Chromebooks, it isn’t always so obvious.

Google To Temporarily Pause Chrome And Chrome OS Updates
Updates are generally welcome since they usually introduce new features, improvements, and bug fixes. However, there have been times when updates actually cause more problems than they solve, and in more severe instances, have been known to cause software to stop working entirely and even brick devices.