Google has launched a new method for users to gain access to their accounts by using a trusted device to verify the log-in request.
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The new feature means participating apps can accept search terms straight from Google Search, integrating Google's features deeper into the ecosystem.
Google has begun to roll out SSL (secure socket layer) encryption for its search engine by default, protecting users who weren't aware the option existed.
Although Facebook accounts for one in every six page views in Australia and decimates its social-media rivals in terms of total visits, Australians appear to be getting bored of it, spending less time on the site over the past year and paving the way for sites like Tumblr and Google+ to fill in the gaps, according to research from Experian Hitwise.
Google recently discovered that it had not deleted all of the sensitive Street View data that the Australian Privacy Commissioner had told it to, but when was the last time we knew where all our information was, anyway?
Google is about to receive a boost in how it tackles spam, fraud, and web abuse after picking up a startup specialising in such areas.
Google will discontinue its prepaid cards for Google Wallet, cutting early adopters outside of the US off from their only means of adding funds to the app.
A security penetration tester at Italian security firm AIR Sicurezza Informatica has claimed that flaws exist in Google's servers that will allow would-be hackers to exploit the search giant's bandwidth and launch a distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack on a server of their choosing.
Twitter has bought up US-based social media search company Julpan to bolster its search engine, acquiring some of the brains behind Google's search engine with it.