August 31, 2015

Google

google small business

Google My Business Users, Heed this Warning

Google has issued a warning to Google Small Business users who may not be keeping up-to-date with their accounts. If yours has been inactive for a about a year, Google will be asking to verify the information -- hours, address, phone number, etc. -- it has. Otherwise, it could choose to de-verify your business's account.


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Fix for Android Stagefright Bug Causes Phones to Crash

Android users who use their devices to send a lot of multimedia messages should be at least a little concerned over the Stagefright bug in the operating system. Here's how a Stagefright infection could harm your business and what to do to counter its potential impact.


google plus

Google Separates More Features from Google Plus

There are more signs that the days are coming to an end for Google+. The company recently announced features for YouTube that separate it more from the scuffling social media network. And Google has also separated Google Photos from the site, too.


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Do You Have an Android Phone? If so, You May be at Risk

Some Android phones running an older version of the mobile operating system may be at serious risk of a security hack. The problem is caused by the Stagefright media pack installed on the phones. Here's more on the issue and on what is being done.


analytics

Advanced Analytics with These Google Add Ons

Looking for more in-depth data from Google Analytics? The company has introduced seven new add-ons that allow you to get more detail about the visitors to your site.


google hq

Study Claims Google is Violating Competition Laws

New research from Europe has found Google may be violating anti-competition laws on the books for the continent. A study found that Google's local search results are skewed to push the company's services over others.