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Philippine senator Aquino wants to help freelancers – here’s how you can help yourself

Senator Aquino wants to improve the freelancing industry – here’s how you can improve as a freelancer.

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Google Doubles Down On Productivity With ‘Google For Work’ Rebrand

google-earnings2 This morning at its San Francisco offices, Google announced a rebrand of its enterprise products, renaming the set of tools and productivity services ‘Google for Work.’ The new nomenclature will stretch across the company’s various business tools, with each service picking up a ‘for Work’ appendage — Google now vends Drive for Work, Search for Work, and… Read More

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Google rebrands its enterprise business services as Google for Work

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Google has cast aside the stodgy “enterprise” label that has, until now, described its business offerings in favor of a new name, Google for Work. According to Google for Work President Amit Singh, this is more than just a name change, this is the begining of a change in “how we launch products and communicate new features.” In addition, all products under the Google for Work umbrella will have the Google for Work moniker added to the end of their name. At today’s announcement, Singh talked about the business division’s recent accomplishments, including having Secret and Snapchat on its cloud platform. Shailesh Rao,…

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Indonesian startup Valuklik raises seed funding from East Ventures

The internet marketing strategy firm will use the funding to strengthen services and expand media offerings Valuklik, an Indonesia-based performance marketing strategy startup specialising in the use of Google SEO (search engine optimisation) and SEM (search engine marketing), has received an undisclosed amount of seed funding from East Ventures. Valuklik will use the capital to strengthen its services

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This startup gives rural entrepreneurs the tech to operate their own mobile networks

Although the northernmost American state of Alaska is the largest US territory by size, its population is less than 732,000. With rugged wilderness, sub-zero temperatures for half the year, and a lack of telecommunications infrastructure in the majority of its areas, Alaska fits the very definition of the word remote. 30-year-old Dr. Kurtis Heimerl grew… Read more »

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YouTube’s new fan funding feature lets you donate to your favorite channel owners

YouTube is strongly rumored to be launching a subscription-based music service soon, but the Google-owned video site has quietly introduced a new (and far lower-key) payment service that lets viewers send donations to YouTube channel owners. First noticed by the astute folks at Android Police, the fan funding feature in initially available in four countries: the US, Australia, Japan, and Mexico. If you live in any of these places, then you may notice the below pop up appear inside Youtube.com or the service’s mobile apps if the channel owner has turned it on. A ‘tips jar’ is not going to replace revenue from advertising, but YouTubers…

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Google sends invites for ‘exciting new announcement’ in India on September 15

Google has started sending out invites for an event in India in two weeks’ time which could see the launch of the company’s first ‘Android One’ certified devices. According to NDTV, the event will take place on September 15, but little else is known – not even which city it will be taking place in, let alone details of what is being launched. More details will be provided in due course, the invite says. Image credit: NDTV Despite a lack of any real hints, the invite is expected to be the launch event for Google’s first Android One devices from manufacturers like…

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South Korean search giant Daum has a better map of North Korea than Google

Daum’s new online maps of North Korea reportedly provide greater coverage and detail than the existing Google Maps.

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