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Not wanting to lose employees, Google forms incubator program


Google reportedly brewing an incubator project that is specifically intended for their employees. This information was first known from The Information report some time ago.


Incubator project called ‘Area 120’ is made to ensure the best talent Google do not need to get out of the company.

So, Google employees will be able to develop their ideas with the support of Google, including funding.

Google executives called responsible for the project is Don Harrison and Bradley Horowitz. Unfortunately, detailed information about the program is still very small.

However, based on information from an anonymous source, the program allows Google employees to keep working while continuing to develop pioneering project.

Through this program, employees who accepted the proposal can focus entirely on completing the pilot project. Therefore, the originator of a pilot project need not worry about losing a job at Google, when a pioneering project did not go well.

After several months of development, startups can then be established as a new independent company. Google’s move to launch this program is called to prevent the departure of their best talent to the company’s competitors.

Previously, Google has just lost Regina Dugan Head of the Advanced Technologies and Projects Group who participated in Project Tango and decided to leave to Facebook last month.

Sundar Pichai was awarded the Largest Share Google

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Google CEO Sundar Pichai will be one of the highest-paid executive of a public company this year, after the Alphabet present it restricted stock valued at USD199 million.

Pichai receive Class C 273 328 shares on February 3 will be given gradually every quarter until 2019 when he worked at Google. This is in accordance with the rules in the company’s Mountain View, California it.

Pichai, who is a former co-founder Larry Page Goole, was appointed to run the search engine unit after the re-establishment of the organization became the parent company Alphabet last year. This award is the largest ever given to a Google executive officer equity grants have been reported in the filing, according to data compiled by Bloomberg. This is the first award Pichai since taking over the enterprise unit and the highest grossing.

Alphabet also provide USD42,8 million in restricted stock for Diane Greene, co-founder and former CEO of software maker VMware is leading the Google cloud business since November. Greene receive equity worth $148 million last year after Google acquired the technology company he founded Bebop Technologies.

In addition, chief financial officer Ruth Porat, who joins from Morgan Stanley last year, received equity worth USD38,3 million to be provided under the same conditions as the award this Pichai.

How much money spent to buy Google.com?


In October last year, a student named Ved Sanmay from Babson College in Massachusetts made a startling claim. At that time, he admitted that he had managed to Google.com domain name even if only for a minute.


“I hope that an error will occur (when you try to buy the domain Google.com). But I can actually complete the transaction and the balance on my credit card declined,” said Ved on LinkedIn account.

Believe it or not, the money spent to buy Google.com Ved when it was USD 11.99 only. Fortunately, the search engine giant and contact Ved realized as soon as possible.

Ved success (even if only in a matter of minutes) was very interesting Google Security. Ved was immediately offered a sum of cash. According to Ved, the number was not more than USD 10,000.

After months of mystery, it finally revealed the face. Through an article entitled “Google Security Reward 2015”, Google claims to have given cash to the value of USD 6006.13 Ved.

Regardless of the truth claims of Ved, the question is, why the numbers seem odd? The reason Google was not as interesting, such as the nominal pronunciation (at a glance) similar to pronounce the word “Google”.

Another interesting fact, Google will eventually double the amount of the gift of knowing Ved use it to do good with the money donated to the Art of Living Foundation, India.

Browsing Incognito Mode in Chrome Not Always Safe

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When it wants to access the internet for more private in the Google Chrome browser, usually many users will choose to use incognito mode. Therefore, this mode allows browsing on the internet is not stored in the browser history.

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However, the events experienced by a student of the University of Toronto recently found that not always incognito mode promising surfing privacy.

Is Evan Andersen, who plans to be logged on to play Diablo III, was welcomed by the porn video seen some time ago to use incognito mode in Google Chrome.

Andersen said that he has closed the browser after watching the video. However, upon discovery of an error in drivers from Nvidia GPU, video memory is not erased.

So, when he tried to load the frame buffer, the graphics card instead draw what last used by Google Chrome. In fact, the information should not be stored because it access to incognito mode.

However, Andersen claimed that he could solve the problem. According to him, a patch for the GPU driver can be used to ensure that the buffer always be erased before it is sent to the application.

Furthermore, he explained that it is usually done by the operating system to the CPU RAM. Therefore, it is natural that it also occurs with the GPU. In addition, Andersen said that Google Chrome can remove its GPU resources before stopping.

Nevertheless, a blog created by Andersen, both Google and Nvidia are already aware of these problems. Unfortunately, Google said that it could not be repaired because the incognito mode in Chrome is not designed to protect users from other users on a single computer.

Meanwhile, the NVIDIA explained that the problem is related to memory management that is in the Apple operating system, and not the graphics card NVIDIA. Therefore, the NVIDIA driver has followed the policy of the operating system. Moreover, these problems are also not found in the Windows operating system.

This problem is not a first for Google Chrome. Previously, Google also already know that there is a similar problem occurs for the mobile version of Chrome.

Careful Against Fraud in Google Chrome

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Emphasizes once again that the virtual world is not a place that is completely safe for everyone, Google tried to warn users will fraudulence in Chrome. Indeed, Google already has a security system that is claimed Safe Browsing already protects more than one billion people from phishing attacks, but the threat of the Internet did not stop there alone.

Threats in cyberspace continues to evolve. One form of it is social engineering threats, a method to reveal information about a person through psychological manipulation. The attack seemed to position the user as a victim, and the hackers are trying to help them. However, it was only a trick so that potential victims are consciously willing or allow hackers to move freely.

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Social engineering is more complex than the usual phishing threats. Often, the hacker claimed he was a trusted parties, such as governments, banks, and even not a few hackers on behalf of Google in this case.

This page, for example, recommends users to update their browser. In fact, it could be downloaded malware or a software user is potentially harmful to abuse the Chrome logo.

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While the support page of this kind directs potential victims to log into a fake Google page. In plain view, it looks like there’s nothing wrong with the site, but look at the URL in the address bar. This kind of phishing can steal your personal information, such as credit card or other details.

In conclusion, try to be more careful with this threat, for example by checking the URL of the site that you are. Hopefully this information is useful for you.

Button “Ok Google” Will be Removed From Chrome

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Recently Chrome 46 has entered a stable channel run on Windows, Mac, and Linux, so Chrome 46 will be available for the public on the platform. Google removes post notification center of Chrome some time ago, and today a new step has been taken by Google.

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According to the expression of Google, the company not only remove the notification center of Chrome, but also erase the voice command “OK Google” in this browser. Before the voice search with the “OK Google” is brought into the desktops on the Chrome browser, this feature has been pinned on the search begins in Android.

When this button is operated, all users can access Google.com or a new Chrome window, saying, “Ok Google”, after the start search with the sound of the user. That feature will be removed from the Chrome browser, so users can run a search using voice.

The plan is a search feature with voice commands will be maintained by Chrome. But for this operation can still be operated, the first step that must be done by the user is visiting Google.com and clicking colorful microphone to voice their orders. Of course, with this method will make the performance look more difficult than before.

Changes in the search “Ok Google”, this will have no effect on the Chrome OS, although this feature will be live on Google’s cloud-based operating system.