Tag Archives: Google
- Online gambling sites face new DDoS threat from Android phones
September 1, 2017
Online gambling operators need to be aware of a new variety of distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks that recently plagued websites around the globe. This week, technology giant Google was forced to purge roughly 300 Android apps from its Google Play online market after researchers uncovered hidden malware that...
- Google Play to allow real-money Android gambling, betting apps
July 11, 2017
Google’s Android app store is finally relaxing its longstanding ban on gambling and betting apps, according to reports on a UK tech site. Google’s Android operating system is by far the planet’s dominant mobile platform, but unlike rival Apple’s iOS, the Google Play marketplace had until now wanted nothing to...
- Russia blocks Google over online gambling redirect
June 23, 2017
Russia’s telecom watchdog temporarily blocked access to Google’s search engine this week over links to a banned online gambling domain. On Thursday, many Russian internet users temporarily lost access to the Google.ru domain due to one of the search engine’s pages containing a redirect to an online gambling domain associated...
- Google, Lakestar lead $40M funding for bitcoin start-up Blockchain
London-based bitcoin currency service provider Blockchain has raised $40 million of fresh funding, the largest Series B raised so far in 2017. The financing round was led by venture capital firm Lakestar and Google’s investment arm GV. Nokota Management, Digital Currency Group and Blockchain’s existing investors Lightspeed Venture Partners, Mosaic...
- Google took down 17m gambling-related “bad ads” in 2016
January 25, 2017
Gambling advertisements accounted for 1% of the "bad ads' that technology giant Google took exception with in 2016. On Wednesday, Scott Spencer, Google’s Director of Product Management, Sustainable Ads, posted a blog about how the search engine mainstay “fought bad ads, sites and scammers” in 2016. Spencer said Google took...
- Google Researchers Unearth Sophisticated Poker Cheating Device
October 31, 2016
A researcher from Google has found a sophisticated poker cheating device that allows people to know what cards you are holding by using a specially adapted mobile phone and a deck of cards. I used to appear in a local poker game in a pub across the road from where...
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