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Google and Singapore government to train 3000 job seekers

The Singapore government and Google have announced a new jobs and skills training initiative for 3,000 local entry-level and mid-career job seekers. The initiative, called Skills Ignition SG – A Grow With Google Program is aimed at boosting job seekers’ employment, employability outcomes and providing vital industry experience amid a challenging labour market during Covid-19. It will be led by the Economic Development Board (EDB), Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA) and SkillsFuture… Source link

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Zoom vs JioMeet vs Google Meet: Battle of the video-conferencing apps for virtual meetings

There are two new entrants —two telecom companies—in the Indian market trying to upend video-conferencing. After the initial euphoria around video-conferencing apps, more particularly Zoom, died down, many new players started experimenting with new features. Zoom hasn’t changed much since, but it has reinvented its security, Microsoft Teams has introduced virtual backgrounds and Google Meet has been experimenting with Artificial Intelligence (AI) to reduce ambient noise. There are two… Source link

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Google, CFPB Team On Mortgage Search ‘Experience’

Share Tweet Share Share Share Print Email First-time home buyers and homeowners seeking to refinance have been busy online this year. Google Trends reports the most searched mortgage-related questions in 2020 in the U.S. include: What is a mortgage? What is PMI? Should I refinance? What is APR? What is escrow? In May, searches for “how to buy a house” reached an all-time high while “refinancing” reached a record high in March. Google users need to know about home prices, home loan… Source link

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Google adds emoji reactions to Messages on Android

Messages’ long trek to feature parity with other chat apps continues got a boost this week with the addition of emoji reactions. Google has been testing the feature since at least the start of March, but the company is now rolling it out to the broader Messages userbase on Android.   You can react to a message someone sends you by long pressing on it. Currently, there are seven animated emoji to choose from: like, love, laughter, surprise, sadness, anger and dislike. You’ll need to have… Source link

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Google to provide free online workshop for Nevada small businesses

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — Google is co-hosting an online workshop for Nevada’s small business owners. The tech giant has partnered with Nevada Senator Catherine Cortez Masto, the Nevada Small Business Development Center (SBDC), and the Connected Commerce Council for Nevada to host the event. The workshop, designed to help small businesses with online tools for times of uncertainty, is part of the tech company’s ‘Grow with Google’ initiative. Some topics… Source link

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Google Search mortgage tools: calculator, rates, definition

Google on Wednesday updated its search engine with new tools for people shopping for mortgages, including a calculator, recent average mortgage rates and key terms homebuyers may need to know during the mortgage shopping process. Google teamed up with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau to launch the new tools because it found that a lot of people were asking questions like “what is a mortgage?” and “what is APR?” among others.  The tools are available on phones when you search… Source link

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New Google Mortgage Information Search

Google announced they are rolling out a mortgage information search product. The new service will show in mobile searches. Google Mortgage Information Search for Mobile Google’s new service is a collaboration with Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB). The CFPB is a United States governmentorganization that regulates the consumer financial products and services. The new mortgage search tool is available in mobile. According to the CFPBs About Us page: “We protect consumers from unfair,… Source link

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How to manage location history stored in Google Account

If you are deeply into Google’s ecosystem or use Google apps and services, then it’s very likely that Google has information about your recent visits as it collects location history and stores it to improve its services. At the same time, Google allows users to manage their location history. Users can delete and manage location history stored in the Google Account associated with the device. Google only receives Location History for each device where you are signed in and you have Location… Source link

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Google offers 100K scholarships to underserved groups for tech workforce training

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK – Don’t have a college degree? No problem. Google wants to get more people working in skilled tech jobs. So it’s offering more pathways through new certificates offered on the online learning platform Coursera. No degree is required to enroll. Part of the Grow with Google economic opportunity initiative, the tech giant has launched three new Google Career Certificates in high-growth, high-paying fields. They include: IT Support Professional (IT Cert)… Source link

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