All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Google + Hangouts’

Yes, Your Google Hangouts Can Be Wiretapped

Google encrypts your Hangouts conversations, but it doesn’t use end-to-end encryption. This means that Google can wiretap your Hangouts at the government’s request. That’s one big revelation from a recent reddit AMA with Richard Salgado, Google’s director for law enforcement and information security, and David Lieber, Google’s senior privacy policy counsel. The American Civil Liberties Union’s chief technologist Christopher Soghoian …

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NASA to Host Google Hangout From the International Space Station

NASA announced this week that it will host the first-ever Google+ Hangout live from the International Space Station (ISS). The Hangout will take place from 11 am to 12 pm EST on February 22. The event will allow NASA fans to interact with astronauts both on Earth and aboard the ISS. Astronauts Kevin Ford, Chris Hadfield, and Tom Marshburn will …

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Google Pushes IPv6 Awareness, Adoption

In about four hours from now, the switch IPv4 to IPv6 begins on a worldwide basis. To celebrate the enabling of IPv6, the website, WorldIPv6Launch.org has a countdown clock–four hours and nine minutes as of this line–and some pertinent information about which web platforms, ISPs, and other web business will be enabling the latest Internet Protocol. The list includes the …

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New Google+ Android App Lets Users Start a Hangout From Their Phone

Google today announced that, finally, its update for the Google+ Android app has arrived. The update has already been released for iOS devices, and now the Android Google+ app has a similarly redesigned interface. Google also revealed why the Android app was delayed while the iPhone app was released weeks ago – Google has implemented the ability to start mobile …

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Conan O’Brien Hosts His First Google Hangout Tonight

That’s right, Team Coco followers, Conan will be doing his first Google Hangout tonight at 10:30 pm EST. While it’s not open for everybody to join, it does give a few lucky fans an opportunity to get close to the red headed brilliance that is Conan O’Brien. Well, at least in cyberspace, anyway. From the Team Coco Google+ page: Watch …

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Google Celebrates National Teachers’ Day

Cristin Frodella, a group marketing manager for Google Education, revealed today how Google Education is celebrating National Teachers’ Day. Over at the Google Official Blog, Frodella shared two YouTube videos that demonstrate the difference good teachers (in combination with Google services and products, of course) can make in students’ lives. The first video tells the story of a North Carolina …

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Google AdWords and the Advertising Display Network

Last week Google hosted a Hangout where they answered user’s questions about how to use their Display Network and what qualifies to be on it. During the Hangout Top Contributors from the AdWords community, and several of Google’s staff shared tips and tricks for using the network. If you missed it, I’ve included a collection of their questions so our …

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YouTube’s Google+ Creators Workshops in May

YouTube and Google+ are putting together some great workshops for people who like to create and post videos on YouTube. The events will include technical stuff like dealing with importing and exporting and fun stuff like building a bigger audience and exploring cinema. There will be four events taking place between May 2nd and May 23rd, and you probably don’t …

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Google+ helps Wounded Receive Treatment In Thailand

We ran across this really cool video on Thailand rural medical communication via Google+ Hangouts. Apparently some folks have taken advantage of the service to consult about wounds, sickness and other medical issues. In remote areas of Thailand, many people don’t have the means to travel for medical assistance let alone pay for it. This video truly demonstrates the utility …

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2013 Ford Mustang Daytona 500 Ad To Be Previewed In Google+ Hangout, YouTube, Facebook

Ford Motor Company announced today that it will be providing a sneak preview of its upcoming “Mustang Inner TV” ad via Google+ Hangout, YouTube and Facebook, in the latest of its social-savvy marketing tactics. The ad will be shown nationally during the Daytona 500 on Sunday. The ad will actually hit the Google+ Hangout first at 11 a.m. EST via …

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Google Will Bend It Like Beckham Next Week

Direct-kick bending and H&M underwear model David Beckham is giving his fans on Google+ a treat: an exclusive live interview on YouTube. As part of their @Google Talks program, which features assorted cultural figures discussing “their recently published books and capturing the popular and intellectual zeitgeist of the day.” Beckham doesn’t have a book coming out or anything like that …

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