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Google warns BILLIONS of website passwords have been hacked – how to check yours now

GOOGLE has warned users that billions of passwords – and hundreds of thousands of username and password combinations – have been hacked. Cyber-experts are now urging users to make sure they’re using tough passwords that haven’t already been stolen. Earlier this year, Google launched a Password Checkup add-on for the Google Chrome web browser. It displays a […]

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Gambling addicts searching on Google for help bombarded with ads for online casinos

Searches for software designed to help show promotions for thousands of pounds of free bets and bonuses Ben Chapman @b_c_chapman Gambling addicts who search Google for help to quit are being bombarded by adverts for online casinos. The search company’s algorithm is serving up ads promoting thousands of pounds of bonuses offered by betting websites, with many even boasting of being […]

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Google wins ‘right to be forgotten’ case in top EU court European Court of Justice rules against obliging Google to apply ‘right to be forgotten’ rule globally.3 hours ago MORE ON AJ IMPACT The world is your oyster: Top universities worldwide rankedlast week Hong Kong exchange has London rival in its sightslast week Aramco’s IPO may […]

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Google cloud boss Thomas Kurian makes his first big move — buys Looker for $2.6 billion

Google is set to acquire data analytics company Looker in what will be its new cloud chief’s first major acquisition in his tenure. Google said it will buy Looker for $2.6 billion in cash. Former Oracle executive Thomas Kurian joined Google Cloud as CEO in November, replacing Diane Greene. Kurian indicated at a conference in February he is looking to invest […]