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Big data is being leveraged around the world to help mange the wide-ranging impact of coronavirus. Google’s contribution are “COVID-19 Community Mobility Reports” that leverage location history to quantify how the pandemic has changed society, and help public health officials better respond.

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Google Stories April 2

In the midst of the coronavirus spread, Google previously shut down advertising related to the pandemic. Now, a report is revealing that Google is easing restrictions on ads related to coronavirus.

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Neighbourly, Google’s Indian Q&A app, is shutting down on May 12

Google is set to shut down its India-focused social Q&A app Neighbourly after just two years.

Google Stories April 1

Google providing Wi-Fi to 100,000 California students and 4,000 Chromebooks

Today, Governor Gavin Newsom reiterated that schools in California are not reopening this academic year given the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. To ensure that remote learning is accessible to all, California announced a partnership with Google to make available Chromebooks and Wi-Fi to students.

Google Stories March 31

Due to the US government adding Huawei to the Entity List, the Chinese smartphone maker has been unable to use Google apps on its smartphones. As a result, Huawei has been building out its “AppGallery” store for devices like the P40 Pro, but Huawei still wants Google apps in that store.

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Google Stories March 27

Wherever you happen to be, you’re now potentially working from home. It’s a strange and interesting new experience for many of you out there who have never done so before, we’re sure.

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