The great 2020 Gmail outage: A tale of two blackouts, and lessons learned

Last week was an unhappy one for Google. It suffered two major outages; the root cause of each could concisely...

December 21st, 2020 Lynn Greiner

Hackers are using Google services to bypass email defence, researchers warn

Threat actors are increasingly using Google services such as Forms, Firebase and Sites to get around email defences that look...

November 19th, 2020 Howard Solomon

Google Cloud awarded Framework Agreement for Secure Cloud Services by Canadian government

While all eyes are on the U.S. Justice Department this week as it launched an antitrust lawsuit against Google, Google...

October 22nd, 2020 Alex Coop

Google finally hangs up on Hangouts, says auto migrations to Chat begin in 2021

Google says it's sunsetting Hangouts and pivoting to Chat, and Chat will become available as a free service—both in the integrated...

October 16th, 2020 Pragya Sehgal

Google announces Pixel 5 and Pixel 4a 5G smartphones

Google announced its new Pixel 5 and Pixel 4a 5G smartphones during its Launch Night In event today. Google Pixel...

September 30th, 2020 Tom Li

Google Canada hit with another class action lawsuit for privacy violations

Google Canada is facing a new class-action lawsuit claiming privacy violations of Android users in British Columbia, Ontario and Quebec....

September 29th, 2020 Pragya Sehgal

Canadian law firms team up to file class-action suit against Google

Lawyers in British Columbia, Ontario and Quebec have filed proposed class-action lawsuits in the three provinces against Google and its...

September 4th, 2020 Howard Solomon

Samsung Galaxy Tab S7 Plus hands-on: can the best Android tablet replace a laptop?

The recently-released Samsung Galaxy Tab S7 Plus is an Android tablet that has it all: a big screen, the performance,...

August 9th, 2020 Tom Li

Microsoft joins OpenSSF to improve open-source software security

Microsoft has joined the recently launched Open Source Security Foundation (OpenSSF) to help create a healthier, more secure open-source software...

August 4th, 2020 Tom Li