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Review
Hands-on review: The Google Nest Cam (2nd gen) and Nest Doorbell
Since 2014, Google has been churning out Nest products left, right and centre. We take a look at the Nest Doorbell and the 2nd generation indoor wired Nest Cam.
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Ransomware
New email detection launched for Google Workspace to detect spear phishing
"Phishing is responsible for 95% of all breaches including the latest high-profile ransomware exploits."
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Malware
Google uncovers phishing campaign targeting YouTube creators with cookie theft malware
Cookie Theft, or pass-the-cookie attack, is a session hijacking technique that enables access to user accounts with session cookies stored in the browser.
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Ransomware
What Google learned from analysing 80 million ransomware samples
"The stakes are becoming higher," says Google in its Ransomware Activity Report.
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Partnerships
BlackBerry, Google and Qualcomm join forces to drive advancements in digital vehicle cockpits
VIRTIO is an open standard that defines the interface between Android Automotive OS and the underlying hypervisor.
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Google Cloud
Google aims to train 40 million people with Google Cloud Skills Boost
There is a growing demand for skills in areas such as artificial intelligence, machine learning, data analytics, and cloud architecture.
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Google
Google says NZ's lack of cybersecurity knowledge is putting users at risk
Kiwis lost $5.23 million in the three months from 1 April to 30 June 2021.
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Cybersecurity
Google and Microsoft pledge $30 billion to fight cyber crime
“The reality is most of our critical infrastructure is owned and operated by the private sector, and the federal government cannot meet this challenge alone."
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Google
Google welcomes new cohort into Women Founders Academy
“Finding a community of like-minded women who are building tech-based businesses in Asia hasn’t been easy," says Ketty Lie.
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Commerce Commission
Com Com to head to court on Google Ads price fixing
The Commerce Commission has filed proceedings at the High Court claiming Moola engaged in cartel conduct relating to online advertising on Google Ads.
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Review
Hands-on review: Google Nest Hub 2nd generation
It's small enough that it can fit on your nightstand, while having a screen large enough to see, so you always know what you've got on and what's happening around your smart home.
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Google
Google unveils new Nest Cams and Doorbells
“We wanted our newest line to give you the most comprehensive set of intelligent alerts right out of the box, and easily work with your other Nest products, like displays.”
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Netsafe
Netsafe works with global tech giants to address online harm in NZ
“Harmful experiences, directly and indirectly, cause physical, financial, and psychological harm, decrease user confidence, and undermine investment in the digital economy and society,” says Netsafe chief Martin Cocker.
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Financial results
Alphabet publishes Q2 2021 financial results showing Google in fine form
CEO Sundar Pinchai says, "Our long-term investments in AI and Google Cloud are helping us drive significant improvements in everyone’s digital experience."
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Google Cloud
Google Cloud announces new Cloud region opening in Melbourne
Melbourne has joined the existing 26 regions connected via the Google Cloud high-performance global network.
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Google intensifies NZ ops with cloud interconnect location, new hires & Auckland office
The company has launched a Google Cloud Dedicated Interconnect location in Auckland, and a new AUNZ Google Cloud region in Melbourne, Australia.
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Artificial Intelligence
AI-driven analytics delivered directly into Slack, Salesforce, and Google products
Sisense has announced the Sisense Extense Framework, developed to deliver AI-driven analytic experiences directly to users without leaving their workflow. 
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Cloud Security
Advancing forward together: Google, AIT and Unbound secure and enable cloud
Like any business initiative, you have to balance the post-cloud benefits with the pre-cloud strategy. 
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Google Cloud
Unisys adds Google cloud, infrastructure and digital workplace services to its offering
“This partnership announcement with Google is significant because it allows Unisys to expand our existing cloud-agnostic approach in Asia Pacific."
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Surveillance
Data requests to Apple, Google, Facebook and Microsoft triple as surveillance escalates
"An increasing number of governments are deploying a range of surveillance technologies under the promise of maintaining order and public safety."
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Infrastructure-as-a-service
Global IaaS market hit $64.3 billion in 2020
The 40.7% boost in the Infrastructure as a Service market was accompanied by another positive statistic: almost 90% of all IaaS providers exhibited growth.
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Encryption
Google partners with Thales to improve privacy and confidentiality in Google Workspace
Google has partnered with Thales to expand support for the privacy and confidentiality capabilities of Google Workspace.
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Google Workspace is now available to anyone
Google has announced its Google Workspace platform is now available to anyone with a Google account.
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Cybersecurity
Google unveils new protections for Enhanced Safe Browsing in Chrome
Enhanced Safe Browsing users are successfully phished 35% less than other users.