Google One Launches for Everyone in the US – Thurrott.com

Earlier in the year, Google introduced a new service called Google One. The company’s subscription service gives users increased storage, as well as a number of other benefits across all its other services. The service has been available in preview before, but it’s now available to everyone in the United States.

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Alexa and Cortana Are Officially on Speaking Terms — Redmondmag.com

The long-promised public play date between Alexa and Cortana is here.
The digital voice assistants’ corporate parents, Amazon and Microsoft, first unveiled that they were working on getting Alexa and Cortana together a year ago.

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City of York has big plans for LoRaWAN and IoT | UKAuthority

Interview: The council’s head of ICT Roy Grant talks about its plans to use the internet of things for smarter transport and better public housing – and makes a case for councils to share more on their experiences with the technology

via City of York has big plans for LoRaWAN and IoT | UKAuthority

Taking digital tech further into care | UKAuthority

Health and social care are taking a new direction with an effort to lighten the load on hospitals and transfer more care into communities. Much of it is about people caring for themselves better at home and preventing the conditions or accidents that lead them into hospital wards.

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Taking stock of cyber security in local government | UKAuthority

Local authorities have been taking cyber security seriously for years, but Siobhan Coughlan and Helen Reeves of the Local Government Association (LGA) see a couple of trends changing the risk profile and are aiming to push it higher up the agenda for senior officials and elected members.

via Taking stock of cyber security in local government | UKAuthority

Google Caught Being Sneaky With Location Data Collection – Thurrott.com

Google is once again finding itself in a privacy-related controversy. The company was just recently slapped with a $5 billion antitrust fine by the EU, and it could face further allegations as part of the new foundings reported by the AP.

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