Google is preparing for a long-term coronavirus pandemic. IT Market

Google prepares for long-term coronavirus pandemic


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Natalia Solovieva | 07/31/2020

Google prepares for long-term coronavirus pandemic

Search giant Google intends to maintain the remote work mode for almost another year, until July 2021. According to The Wall Street Journal, citing informed sources, this
the decision will affect almost all full-time employees of Alphabet holding (parent company of Google) and its divisions, which number about 200 thousand people, as well as employees,
working under contracts.

True, back in May of this year it was assumed that Google employees who switched to work from home in March, in the very
the beginning of the spread of the pandemic, will be able to return to their workplaces in offices as early as June or July. For those who wish, the leadership will give the opportunity to remain on the “remote” until the end of 2020.
However, the head of Google, Sundar Pichai, according to The Wall Street Journal, found previous forecasts for COVID-19 too optimistic.

The head of the holding explained such a decisive extension of the remote mode by his intention to make life easier for employees with children, for whom parents could not plan a study due to
the uncertainty created by the pandemic. A number of other employees, having the opportunity to work remotely, will be able to abandon expensive rental housing and move to where apartments are cheaper.

As experts say in the media, by taking measures to delay the return to normal, familiar life, the search giant receives the status of the first large corporation in the United States, which decided on
establishing such a long schedule of remote work. In addition, Alphabet is thus increasing pressure on other tech giants who are planning a comeback.
staff in offices for January next year. And finally, the decision to extend the remote work policy for next year is a kind of indication that the leadership of the IT giant
preparing for a prolonged pandemic.

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Google will invest $ 2 billion in a data center in Poland. IT Market

Google will invest $ 2 billion in a data center in Poland


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Sergey Dragun | 06/25/2020

Google will invest $ 2 billion in a data center in Poland

The new data center will become part of the Google Network. It consists of 20 regions and 61 accessibility zones that serve Google Cloud customers.

Last year, Google Cloud CEO Thomas Kurian said that Warsaw was chosen because Poland is experiencing a period of rapid growth, accelerating the digital transformation, and has also become
international software development center.

Poland aims to become a regional technology center. Microsoft announced last month that it would spend $ 1 billion building a data center in the country.
The competition for the dominance of cloud services continues to escalate.

Google’s data center is being built in partnership with Domestic Cloud Provider, the Polish joint venture of PKO Bank Polski, the largest financial institution in Central and Eastern Europe, and
Polish Development Fund, a state investment company.

The data center will become a reseller of Google Cloud services in Poland and will increase the capabilities of managed services around Google Cloud. The technology giant expects the data center to be introduced in
operation by the beginning of 2021.

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Google will force users to check the strength of passwords

Google will force users to check the strength of passwords


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Sergey Dragun | 06/24/2020

Google will force users to check the strength of passwords

“Passwords are one of the worst things on the Internet,” said Mark Risher, senior director of account security at Google. They are necessary for safety and help people enter
applications and accounts on sites. And they are the main way through which attackers penetrate into someone else’s profile.

Google has long been trying to minimize the damage from data leaks. In the coming weeks, the Password Checkup plugin will take its place in the Security Checkup dashboard built into each account.
Google record.

52% of people use the same password for multiple accounts, and 13% use the same password for all their accounts. And this is despite the fact that it is possible to use a password manager.

And although the same “single key” from everything can be complicated and consist of a combination of letters, numbers and symbols that no one can guess – one password for all accounts exposes
user hazard. If it is compromised, hackers will instantly gain access to other accounts.

Google tried to help users develop good habits – for many years the company has been offering a built-in password manager in Google accounts on Chrome and Android. But the whole past
Google also worked to help people make good passwords with Password Checkup for a year. The utility scans the database with 4 billion leaks and checks if there is such a password.

The idea is not new, but Google has unique capabilities – the company has access to billions of passwords and can deploy verification and integrate it with other tools.

Google’s task was to find a way to automatically verify a person’s credentials against a database of hacked logins, without giving the user access to the entire database.

Google sends hashed and encrypted information – it does not see the user’s password, and the user does not see the list of compromised passwords. If Google finds a match, then
will show a warning recommending a password change for the site.

Thus, the risk of hacking your account will decrease, and users will begin to come up with new passwords.

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Program Manager App | Creating apps for beginners | Low code platform



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Program app would attract more registrations with online registration forms and get real-time updates on the numbers. Build this app on a low-code platform, Deluge, powered by Zoho Creator. This is a simple drag-and-drop interface and a few lines of guided scripting. 

Through this Program Management App, appoint supervisors to oversee the whole program and delegate individual tasks to other volunteers. As soon as you assign organizers and add participants, an email automatically gets delivered to them with all updates regarding the program, such as cancellation and rescheduling. You can also automate the app to send periodic reminders to everyone as the program date approaches.

From business conferences to galas, manage every program with clockwork precision.
 
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Konga: Learnings from Building with Polymer (Progressive Web App Summit 2016)



Konga is a leading e-commerce website in Nigeria, selling everything from books to fridges to mobile phones. Mobile devices provide the largest source of traffic and user growth.

The Konga team explain how they built a PWA with Polymer to accommodate user needs for this market and its specifics.

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The Truth about app development – how coding has changed in 2020.



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Google I/O 2008 – Inside the Android Application Framework



Inside the Android Application Framework
Dan Morrill (Google)

Android is designed to be fast, powerful, and easy to develop for. This session will discuss the Android application framework in depth, showing you the machinery behind the application framework.

Windows Phone 7 Series Build 6077 Walkthrough 1 | Pocketnow



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Building a simple mobile app with Flutter



Building cross platform mobile apps can be tricky. This video Google Developer Expert, Faisal Abid will tell you why Flutter is good.
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