Category Archives: Google

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Did Google Mean to Discontinue Instant Predictions Setting

Did Google mean to take away the ability to turn off "Instant Predictions" in search? Or did it just get lost in the last update of the Chrome browser?

I had a look at my Google Search Settings today and was surprised by...


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Did Google Mean to Discontinue Instant Predictions Setting

Did Google mean to take away the ability to turn off "Instant Predictions" in search? Or did it just get lost in the last update of the Chrome browser?

I had a look at my Google Search Settings today and was surprised b...


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Size Matters to Google | Increases File Size Limit for Incoming Email Attachments

In a blog post, Google announced that Gmail users can now receive email attachments up to 50MB in size.

By way of an explanation, Google recognizes that, "sometimes you need to receive large files as direct email attachments." The key phrase here is "direct email attachments." This cha...


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Size Matters to Google | Increases File Size Limit for Incoming Email Attachments

In a blog post, Google announced that Gmail users can now receive email attachments up to 50MB in size.

By way of an explanation, Google recognizes that, "sometimes you need to receive large files as direct email attachments." The key phrase here is "direct email attachments." This cha...


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Google Offers Proximity Search

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Updated: November 13, 2016

Many paid legal research products such as LexisNexis and Westlaw o...


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Google Introduces (Yet Another) New Name for Google for Work

Google has announced yet another new name for its suite of cloud-based office productivity and collaboration software. The product most-recently known as Google Apps for Work in now called "G Suite." 


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Google Kills Hangouts On Air

Category : Google , Google Apps , Newsitem , YouTube

Google is apparently discontinuing the public "Hangouts On Air" feature. Hangouts On Air allowed users to broadcast a video stream (lecture, presentation, performance, or other event) and make it accessible to anyone with the URL. Public streaming of events will still be available via Google's YouTube Live feature.


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Google Introduces New Email Security Warning in Gmail

Category : Gmail , Google , Google Apps , Newsitem

Most of you know that when Google detects "spam" messages, Google flags them as "Spam," and automatically moves them into a separate Spam folder, bypassing your Inbox completely. You may have also noticed that Google displays an "exclamation point: in place of the sender's picture or avatar in the upper left-hand corner of the message as a visual flag.


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Oracle v. Google: The Social Media Research Ban

In a verdict handed down Thursday, May 26, 2016, jurors found that Google’s use of basic elements of the Java programming language to build its Android mobile operating system was a fair use under federal copyright law. While this is an important case in the fair use/copyright milieu, an earlier order by Judge Alsup is nearly as important to those following juror social media research issues - not just because of the substance of the order, but also because the court may have ...


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Google Kills Blogsearch (Again) – But This Time They REALLY Mean It

Google has completely killed off access to its old BlogSearch database. The integration of Blog results into NewsSearch results continues to be sub-par.

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