Google for Startups: Supporting underrepresented leaders
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Participants from the 2019 German edition of the Women Founders programImmersion: Women FoundersThis first pan-European Google for Startups cohort follows the success of Women Founders programs in Germany and the UK. Supported by findings of the Female Founders Monitor, which pointed out particular challenges encountered by women founders, this program will support the 11 companies…

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Google says its Autocomplete feature will stay neutral in the 2020 election
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Google has updated its Autocomplete policies. Image: Dan Kitwood / getty images By Stan Schroeder2020-09-11 11:31:52 UTC Autocomplete, a Google Search feature that uses prediction algorithms to suggest search queries as you type them, will stay neutral leading up to the upcoming U.S. presidential election.  In a blog post outlining the latest changes to its…

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Google Maps uses much more recent traffic data due to COVID-19
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Those empty COVID-19 streets. Image: Shutterstock By Sasha Lekach2020-09-03 14:00:00 UTC Google Maps has had to adjust to life during a pandemic just like the rest of us.  When the coronavirus outbreak first hit, traffic patterns were immediately and noticeably out of whack. Streets were weirdly empty without commuters, tourists, and people going to and…

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Walmart Spilled the Beans on Google’s Next Smart Speaker a Week Early
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Photo: GoogleGoogle isn’t expected to announce its next smart speaker until Sept. 30 during its Launch Night In event, but it apparently that hasn’t stopped Walmart from spilling the beans a week early.According to Marcos Frausto who posted photos of the device on Twitter, it seems a local Walmart decided to stock and display Google’s…

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New renders show off the upcoming Google Chromecast with Google TV
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Source: XDA DevelopersWhat you need to knowGoogle’s upcoming Chromecast leaks again in new renders. These renders show off the remote and the Chromecast’s dongle. The device is expected to launch September 30th, alongside new Pixels and a new Nest-branded speaker. Google is set to announce Project Sabrina, or Google Chromecast with Google TV, as new…

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Google is rolling out a simplified Google Pay app for Android
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Google is rolling out a new update to the Google Pay app on Android that redesigns the mobile payments app. The new design strips the app of its lower bottom tab menu and moves all options to the hamburger menu (yes, Google’s shifting a focus on that after shifting away from hamburgers for the past…

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