Google Cloud announces serverless Database Migration Service

The FINANCIAL —  Google Cloud announced its serverless Database Migration Service (DMS) is available in Preview, enabling customers to migrate MySQL, PostgreSQL, and SQL Server databases to Cloud SQL from on-premises environments or other clouds. For early customers like Samsung Electronics, DMS makes migrating their databases easy,…

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Samsung joins Google-led program – Android Enterprise Recommended

The FINANCIAL — Samsung Electronics announced that it will join Android Enterprise Recommended, a Google-led program aimed at making it easier for enterprise businesses to integrate mobile solutions into their operations. Samsung’s participation in the program gives Samsung’s customers added assurance that…

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Swiss Re joins The Trinity Challenge

The FINANCIAL — Swiss Re is joining The Trinity Challenge, a global coalition that aims to better predict and prevent outbreaks, epidemics and pandemics by harnessing the power of data and analytics. Swiss Re has integrated COVID-19 related health, economic and social…

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How to vote: Google launched election-related features

The FINANCIAL — This year, searches for “how to vote” in the U.S. are higher than ever before. To make it easier to find information about how and where to vote—regardless of your preferred voting method—Google has launched election-related features with information from trusted…

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Nest smart thermostat from Google

The FINANCIAL — Nest launched its first smart thermostat almost ten years ago, bringing energy savings to people’s homes in a sleek, beautiful design. Today Google is continuing that tradition with the Nest Thermostat, an easy to use, energy-saving thermostat that you can…

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Amazon launches security drone that flies inside houses

The FINANCIAL – – On Thursday, Amazon’s Ring division unveiled the $249 Ring Always Home Cam. This a small drone that hums as it flies around houses filming everything, ostensibly for security purposes. This autonomous indoor security camera works with Ring Alarm…

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Google Maps’ new feature will show COVID19 outbreaks in your area

The FINANCIAL — Google announced that Google Maps will now highlight coronavirus case counts around the world and how bad outbreaks are in each region. They’re introducing the COVID layer in Maps, a tool that shows critical information about COVID-19 cases in…

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Apple’s first floating store will open in Singapore

The FINANCIAL — Apple today previewed Apple Marina Bay Sands, the first Apple Store to sit directly on the water. Appearing as a sphere floating on the iridescent Marina Bay, the store introduces a new and captivating retail experience at one of the…

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Facebook threatens to block sharing of news stories in Australia

The FINANCIAL — Facebook has warned that they will block Australians from sharing news if a landmark plan to make digital platforms pay for news content becomes law. On the other hand, the sharing of personal content between family and friends will not…

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Apple announced 4 for 1 stock split

The FINANCIAL — Apple announced financial results for its fiscal 2020 third quarter ended June 27, 2020. Company’s Board of Directors declared a cash dividend of $0.82 per share of the Company’s common stock. The Board of Directors has also approved a four-for-one stock split…

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4 tech giants to defend the size of their companies before Congress

The FINANCIAL — Jeff Bezos of Amazon, Tim Cook of Apple, Mark Zuckerberg of Facebook and Sundar Pichai of Google — will appear together before Congress for the first time to justify their business practices. The hearing is supposed to inform lawmakers’ efforts…

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Google employees to work from home until summer of 2021

The FINANCIAL — Google became the first huge U.S. company to commit to the year-long work from home plan. Google previously said that the most employees would be working from home through the end of the year, but today it was announced that…

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